The project which receives the most votes for Project of the Month will get a reported feature story about their project on Indiewire. From there, they will be in the running for Project of the Year.
Below are the five projects up for the prize. Click on the film title to learn more about each project (descriptions courtesy of the filmmakers):
True Blue: A pyramid schemer embarks upon his dark night of the soul in lonely Atlantic City. While drunk and morose at a karaoke bar, he meets a charismatic bodybuilder, who he thinks is going to change his life.
Baobab Flowers: A documentary about education inequality as a global issue in black communities.
The Golden Rut: Austin’s finest actor is inspired to take his career up a notch when he falls for a beautiful, independent, business woman. However his plans are derailed when her spicy, eccentric identical twin sister pops into the picture.
Sparrow: The beautiful story of a small boy who is teased because he thinks he can fly. When a family myth about his war veteran grandfather is exploded, he discovers strength to stand up to the school bullies in a very unusual way.
Riverment: A former civil rights activist copes with her traumatic experiences by sharing her stories with her granddaughter by the river. With her granddaughter wanting to continue the fight, will generational differences push them apart?
Voting will end Monday, August 8 at 6 p.m. ET.