Hudson is a man in his late thirties who's somewhat of a recluse. He hasn't done much with his life and after his mother's passing he feels even more disconnected and lost. His cousin Ryan, who he hasn't seen in fifteen years, comes to visit him and Hudson decides he wants to take a trip to scatter his mom's ashes in the Hudson Valley. Along the way the old Volvo breaks down, they meet a hitchhiker that wants to help them, and they visit Hudson's dad who has moved on with life and started another family. Throughout this journey, the cousins visit nostalgic places from their past, and dig up old stories from when they were kids. One story, in particular, causes them to confront the truth and it may be why the family is so distant today.
Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women's rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. These women ride despite cultural barriers, despite infrastructure, and despite death threats, embracing the power and freedom that comes with the sport.
Friendship transcends fantasy in this musicalized love letter to Nora Ephron and New York City. Two women from very different worlds meet in unexpected circumstances. Through their common love of Nora Ephron and her films - Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, and When Harry Met Sally - hope conquers a confining reality as an unlikely friendship blooms. Watch what happens when Mary meets Ally.
Based on a true story, "Sac de Merde" tells the tale of Mazel Mankewicz, an unlucky-in-love yet irrationally optimistic New Yorker who thinks her luck has changed when she spends the night with the man of her dreams. As it turns out, he might just be full of shit. Literally.
When a starry-eyed 16 year-old is introduced to the outrageous downtown NYC art/rock scene by a powerful music producer with a penchant for teens, she is tempted by the glitzy lifestyle until a mystery woman provides a glimpse into her possible future.
Sally finds the perfect dress for her but she can't afford it and tries to persuade her best friend, Vicky, to lend her the money. But Vicky is too preoccupied with packing and trying to get out of town to listen.
Maintenance worker by day, pro-boxer by night, Jerome Conquest lives in the city of 'Rocky' and comes from one of Philadelphia's most dangerous neighborhoods, Strawberry Mansion. When Conquest loses his best friend, Calvin, to street violence, he turns to boxing as a way to improve his life, which begins a story of redemption, not only for him but for his struggling community.
Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas, but its delicate eco-system is threatened by a seemingly unstoppable invasive species of floating fern: Giant Salvinia. There's Something in the Water is an 8-minute animated documentary featuring interviews with people who live and work on the lake, demonstrating the damage that has been caused, and how everyone can work together to try and fix it.
After her boyfriend rejects her marriage proposal, Leah Schwartzman checks herself into the “Late Blooming Bride” retreat, which prides itself on transforming less-than-perfect women into “Marriage Material.”
In 1979, a young South African immigrant, Kaya, defies her older brother and fights for her American dream at the disco. But all that glitters isn't gold in this coming of age story set in the streets and havens of New York City.
A divorced woman, Clodette, stops by a small isolated gas station on her way to Paris. Clodette comes across a Syrian woman who begs her for some coins and ignores her. Suddenly, the Syrian woman tries to wrestle Clodette violently, and Clodette escapes the gas station driving away. After she drove few miles away from the gas station, Clodette finds out why she was attacked by the Syrian woman.
A woman is haunted by a dark watcher, a man obsessed with thoughts of her vicious murder but as the fateful hour draws near bizarre events unfold to reveal truths they could never imagine - and a secret that will change their lives forever.
Crybaby explores the disturbing events surrounding a young family, Charlene (Nicole Van Voorhis), Adam (Gene Gallerano), and their baby, who are haunted by an eternal nightmare. While hosting a dinner for friends, the macabre happenings intensify as do the bloodcurdling cries from the upstairs nursery. This ignites an evening of horrific decisions, creating a fate so unbearable that a descent into total darkness seems to be their only escape.