2015 Official Selections 

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Narrative Feature


Director: Valerie Weiss
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
In this character-driven coming of age story, high school senior Beth Gerringson struggles to decide whether to st ...
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Director: Marcus Mizelle
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Out of work and desperate to be seen, aspiring actor Jesse thinks he's not landing parts because he's bald. After ...
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Director: Onur Tukel
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites listeners to share their stories. When one night h ...
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Director: Christopher Chambers
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Suddenly uprooted from his home, 12 year-old Armenian boy, Aram, is sent to live with his Grandfather in America w ...
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Director: Berndt Mader
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
A hybrid narrative/documentary film that examines the convergence of memory, sexuality and the legal system throug ...
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Director: Onur Tukel
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites listeners to share their stories. When one night h ...
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Director: John Goldschmidt
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Curmudgeonly widow Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) obstinately clings to his way of life and his livelihood as a Kosher ...
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Director: Jiyoung Lee
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Phoebe is a lonely video game designer seeking a true connection in the modern world. Unfortunately, she doesn't r ...
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Director: Veit Helmer
Narrative Feature :: Kidsalorus
The children of Bollersville knock out their parents and start out to set a new world record. The result is... t ...
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Director: GJ Echternkamp
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
In 1983, Cindy married a rock star, Frank. She imagined a life of glitz and glamor. But as life happened, Frank lo ...
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Director: Alison Bagnall
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally arrested 19-ye ...
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Director: Ingrid Veninger
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
A young man (Pedro Fontaine) is pushed to the borders of sexuality, sanity, and to the edge of the earth, where he ...
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Director: Stephen Cone
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Over the course of 24 hours, a journey of the 17th birthday pool party of preacher's kid Henry Gamble. As Henry tr ...
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Director: Matthew Brown
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
William, Alissa, Gary, and Eric are close friends at different stages in their high school careers, but the social ...
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Director: Sasha Gordon
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Sonia is a neurotic jingle writer who's always dreamt of a big and exciting life. Surprised by a sudden proposal a ...
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Director: Adrienne Subia
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Emma is an aspiring sound designer in LA stuck paying the bills by creating sound effects for pornos. Barkley has ...
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Director: Roger Allers
Narrative Feature :: Kidsalorus
The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese-American author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry eve ...
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Director: Sam Kretchmar
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
After a major crisis, a man attempts to track down his "first love," only to discover she was killed many years ag ...
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Director: Trey Edward Shults
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Following a prolonged battle with addiction and self-destruction, Krisha, the black sheep of the family she abando ...
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Director: Harrison Atkins
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
An awkward twenty something (Lindsay Burdge) begins to undergo some strange physical changes after a weekend tryst ...
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Director: Christopher Holmes
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
While navigating life with his hyper-protective mother along the enigmatic Outer Banks of North Carolina's coast-- ...
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Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
When brothers Gabriel (David Dencik) and Elias (a near-unrecognizable Mads Mikkelsen, sporting an outlandishly fak ...
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Director: Chris Blaine, Ben Blaine
Narrative Feature :: Convulsions
HOLLY wants to save ROB, has fallen in love with him. She is training to be a paramedic and works a dead end job i ...
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Director: Toby Cregan
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
The year is 2879 due to pollution the ocean has dried up, the only way to surf is by time travel using a cybotacti ...
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Director: Tali Shalmon Ezer
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Adar, an androgynous 12-year-old girl, lives in a small apartment with her mother, Alma, and her young stepfather, ...
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Director: Brigitta Wagner
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
After receiving some bad news, a New York actress escapes to the American Midwest to visit her old friend, a frust ...
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Narrative Feature :: Vanguard

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Director: Zach Weintraub
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Rob and his friend Austyn apply to become human guinea pigs at the local medical testing facility of a vaguely int ...
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Director: Nathan Silver
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Married couple Jim and Lucy (Keith Poulson, Deragh Campbell) run a commune for sober living out of their suburban ...
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Director: Joseph Frank, Zachary Reed
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
In a cramped row house on the border of Washington D.C., two stories of big dreams take place. Floyd and his famil ...
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Director: Sion Sono
Narrative Feature :: Convulsions
A bus full of high school girls are on their way to a school trip. A sudden gust of wind slices the bus in half, l ...
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Director: Sean Byrne
Narrative Feature :: Convulsions
Jesse, a struggling artist, and his young wife Astrid and daughter Zooey buy the house of their dreams after the p ...
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Director: Oren Shai
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Laine, a young woman on the run from the law, turns up at the Frontier, an isolated desert diner and motel. She is ...
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Director: Karyn Kusama
Narrative Feature :: Convulsions
Will and Eden were once a loving couple. After a tragedy took their son, Eden disappeared. Two years later, out of ...
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Director: A.D. Calvo
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
The story of Mort, the lonely and disillusioned owner of a comic book shop, and Ellen, the emotionally disruptive, ...
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Director: Britni West
Narrative Feature :: Vanguard
Combustible dreams fail to ignite as lonely, middle-aged, Dawn is confronted by lost love in a glorified-pit-stop ...
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Director: Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Former Wilmington resident, and One Tree Hill star, James Lafferty stars as an ex-billionaire hedge fund manager w ...
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Director: Oliver Thompson
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
A children's book author, Woody Ward, is the gatekeeper to a mysterious door in his closet that only allows certai ...
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Director: Anderson Boyd
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Having lost his job on a coin toss a man pursues fortune and enlightenment by harvesting coins from wishing founta ...
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