Friday, June 23, 2023
When a ruthless tech uber-nerd is faced with pushback right before a big launch, he must find a way to hype up the team — and himself — before going onstage. Meet the filmmaker: https://youtu.be/ZDocRWn5pNU
Grandma Mee-Yung reluctantly agrees to go buy pot for her grandson. But pay full price? Never! Meet the filmmaker: https://youtu.be/8dMURoW7fJU
Eden, a dancer in New York City, pays the bills with financial support from her sugar daddy. Documentary interviews with sugar babies and sex workers weave into Eden's fictional story through her consumption and interaction with social media, contextualizing her experience within a community of voices. Meet the filmmaker: https://youtu.be/0Z0lQzb1Yg4
Up against a deadline that could cost them their jobs, rivaling mattress store employees find common ground in latex. Meet the filmmaker: https://youtu.be/JH2ZfQi_65Y
Thirteen-year-old Dani and their mother embark on an all-day odyssey to flip a stolen laptop. Pressures mount as the day runs long, forcing Dani to take drastic measures that unexpectedly bring the two of them closer.
From a rented mansion in suburban Texas, a group of young men sell a hyperbolic, alpha male version of themselves on the internet.
A pedantic mother-to-be hires a stranger to role-play as her unborn daughter. Meet the filmmaker: https://youtu.be/DfoDNEKZOqU