Opening Day Special

Friday October 8, 2021
12PM
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MARS

Director: Hannah Beach

UK

14:22

Leon is forced to confront his sexuality when he meets his favourite queer author, Martin McAllen, whilst surrounded by the toxic masculinity of his homophobic colleagues.

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BATH

Director: Meredith Dobbs

UK

14:56

Discussions about sexuality and politics during a weekend away in Bath prove to Nick and Ella that despite their six years together, they don’t have it all figured out. Bath was filmed in London and was done entirely using improvised dialogue.

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ANOMIE

Director: Kelly Godell

USA

58:00

Leah, a successful development executive and mother of two, takes us on a journey through her grief post traumatic loss.

Live Screenplay Reading

Friday, October 8, 2021
1:45PM
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SINS OF OUR FATHERS 

Writer: Juan Ramirez Jr. 

TV Pilot Script 

USA

Fifteen years ago, Miguel wanted to do nothing more but join up with The Rose. Now fifteen years later, he wants to redeem himself. In one decade, Miguel seeks out revenge on the rival gang leader Andre, and in the next decade, Miguel seeks out Andre's son Marcus, in hopes for some kind of redemption.

Live Screenplay Reading

Saturday, October 9, 2021
12PM
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CUBA THE DIVA

Writer: Andre Gaumond

Feature Script

CANADA

A very feminine Cuban young man fights against all odds to become an opera singer in a country where Salsa is the rule and the only way out lies in his dreams.

HS Films Block A

Saturday, October 9, 2021
12:35PM
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CAPTIFS

Director: Philippe Vanasse-Paquet

CANADA

18:20

Xavier, 16 years old, gets mysteriously trapped in a creepy basement with his younger brother, Léo. Both will struggle to find ways to break out, therefore exploring the facettes of their relationships in which they have never been confronted with before.

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THE LOST VOICES OF NATURE

Director: Matthew Agustin

USA

03:00

Because of human activity, the peace and harmony of nature are being threatened. Air pollution, forest clearing, loss of wetland, and other man- induced environmental changes lead up to this. exploitation of the sea creature are leading to the depletion of life in the earth’s oceans. Animals fleeing their homes due to the destruction of their habitats. Our planet faces a global extinction crisis never before met in the history of humanity. We hear less and less every day. Soon, their voices will fade away into oblivion. This issue concerns us deeply. If the world is silenced, then a very bleak future awaits us our children.

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SHE CAN'T CONTROL HERSELF

Director: Haley Rodriguez, Jasmine Rios, Xochitl Cruz, Morgan McIntosh

USA

06:19

Hypersexualization of women and girls is a common phenomenon in media, at home, and in school. Because it is something unavoidable, young girls and boys alike grow up with false beliefs and expectations on how women and girls should be treated, how they should act, and how they should dress. Our film aims to raise awareness and start a conversation around this issue by sharing the first hand experiences of four young women.

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THEY SAY

Director: Richecia Henry

USA

00:58

Poetic film on identity crisis particularly from the pov of a black girl.

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VOLO MORI (I CRAVE DEATH) 

Director: Wiley Martinez, E.K. Lewis

USA

03:14

A comedically macabre stop motion film that examines the process of what happens to your remains once the mortician gets a hold of you.

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TY

Director: Carlo Rodriguez

USA

12:47

A High School film. 

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THE FRUITS OF OUR LABOR

Director: Maddie Valdez Clark

USA

02:18

A teen reminisces about her past emotional experiences through a bag full of fruit, revealing both her unstable and vulnerable sides.

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THROUGH HER EYES

Director: Amina Malone, Ixchel Cruz, Mahima Shyno, Kayla Vazquez

USA

06:33

This is a short documentary film that explores the fear and hidden struggles that come with being a woman today.

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PRETEND

Director: Richecia Henry

USA

01:06

A poetic film about hiding an abusive relationship.