Fort Myers Beach Film Festival – Film Synopsis

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A+ A young man writes college essays for money.

Director: Augustin Kennady. Writer: Anthony Rando

A Short History of Decay


A comedy from an original script by Michael Maren, about a failed Brooklyn writer, Nathan Fisher (played by Bryan Greenberg), who visits his ailing parents in Florida.
His mother (played by Linda Lavin) has Alzheimer's and his father (played by Harris Yulin) has recently had a stroke.
Florida Premiere. Director: Michael Maren. Writer: Michael Maren.
Cast: Bryan Greenberg, Linda Lavin, Harris Yulin, Benjamin King


Confessions of a WomanizerWhat happens when a compulsive womanizer becomes best friends with a transgendered prostitute? Confessions of a Womanizer, a hybrid-improv film starring Gary Busey, C Thomas Howell, Andrew Lawrence, Jillian Rose Reed, Kelly Mantle and The Bella Twins. Director: Miguel Ali. Writer: Miguel Ali. Cast: Andrew Lawrence, Andrew Lewis Caldwell, Brie Bella, C. Thomas Howell, Gary Busey, Jillian Rose Reed, Kelly Mantle, Nikki Bella, Nosheen Phoenix, Patricia De Leon. Suggestive Language.

Copenhagen


When the girl of your dreams is half your age, it's time to grow up.
Country: Canada.
Director: Mark Raso.
Writer: Mark Raso.
Cast: Baard Owe, Frederikke Dahl Hansen, Gethin Anthony, Gordon Kennedy, Helene Kuhn, Martin Hestbæk, Mille Dinesen, Olivia Grant, Preben Ravn, Sebastian Armesto, Sune Kofoed, Tamzin Merchant.
Brief Nudity.

Euphoria


When a little girl goes missing, who does she become? Where does she belong? In this coming-of-age drama, Euphoria unfolds two road stories about the same person --a little girl Lily who is taken away from home by her mother Celeste, and a young woman called Michelle who traces the journey back after many years.
Country: Canada. Florida Premiere.
Director: Paula Kelly. Writer: Paula Kelly.
Cast: Brooke Palsson, Darcy Fehr, John B. Lowe, Kassidy Brown, Sarah Constible, Susan Kelso, Taya Dawn Ayotte Bourns

Helen Alone


Left alone by her parents for the first time, a teenager finds herself on a 24-hour journey through the dark side of suburbia where an odd cast of characters all battle to control her fate.

Director: Henrik Bech Poulsen.

Writer: Henrik Bech Poulsen. Cast: Alexis Raich, Chris Devlin, DC Douglas, Daniel Baldwin, Priscilla Barnes.

Adult audiences suggested.

Hollywood and Beyond


Johnny Martino is having a race with time. In the 1960's, he rode the rock-and-roll wave with a hit song on Dick Clark's Bandstand show.

In Hollywood, Johnny was soon cast as Paulie in the iconic film of all time -- The Godfather.

Johnny's race to movie stardom proved to be even more spectacular than his instant fame as a singer.

Today, Johnny is racing toward a new goal. He has been to Hollywood. Now he is ready to go beyond.
Director: Gary Lester. Writer: Richard Lester. Cast: John Martino

Last I Heard


After spending 20 years in federal prison for myriad crimes, the ailing Mafia Capo, Joseph "Mr. Joe" Scoleri, was released. As he tries to reconnect with his daughter and establish a relationship with his neighbor, he realizes that the life he knew no longer exists and nothing is the same as it was before he went away. South Florida Premiere. Director: Dave Rodriguez.
Writer: Dave Rodriguez.
Cast: Paul Sorvino, Michael Rapaport, Renee Props, Chazz Palminteri.
Suggestive language.

Legend of the Red Reaper


Half Demon. Half Human. All Warrior. Abandoned by her demented mother, struggling with her intense Reaper-Warrior training and in love with the one man she couldn't have: Aella, the Red Reaper, was on a path to destruction.

She couldn't even see the future, her mother's greatest gift. Until the day she did. And realized only she could save the world from what she saw.

Southwest Florida Premiere. Director: Tara Cardinal. Writer: Tara Cardinal. Cast: Al Snow, David Mackey, Eliza Swenson, George Perez, Shayne Leighton, Tara Cardinal

Mount Joy


An upcoming national tour could be the big break for small town rock sensations "The Living Daylights".

However, the disappearance of the lead singer's girlfriend, who is also the band's manager, and the devastating secret she harbors could mean the end to it all. Inspired by true events.

Florida Premiere. Director: Jack Lewars. Writer: M. Angelo Mena. Cast: Katie Hyde and Jay Della Valle
Music City USANashville, a city currently based on music, wasn't always called Music City. Find out how this printing and Insurance mecca became the music capital of the world, and see how the devastating flood of 2010 tried to get them down, but thanks to this thriving music community, a city was reborn. Resilience in the form of the artists, entertainers and musicians that put the MUSIC in MUSIC CITY. Director: Chris McDaniel. Writer: Chris McDaniel. Cast: Chris McDaniel
Parallel LivesJorge is typing in notes and treatment for a script that he is developing. While typing in the notes for the script, semi-drunk, we hear him narrating bits and pieces of stories and memories of his old friends Tami, Marie, Mike, Teresa and deaf Steve. All of them were homeless in S. Florida, at times sleeping under bridges, and used to hang out with him years ago when he lived a bohemian lifestyle. Through Jorge's unstructured narration, the film depicts slices of life of each of his friends. Director: Nick Boorbaks. Writer: John Rahul. Cast: Dan Gonzalez, Elli Murray, Galeet Zur, John Hernandez, Jorge Portales, Larry Buzzeo, Olga Lisboa
Pink Gold Rush

They discovered it by accident in the dark of night, and by the time the full moon shone, the Pink Gold Rush was on. Florida shrimpers first found the nocturnal pink shrimp in 1949, bringing a frenzy of fishermen with trawlers and nets to Fort Myers Beach, ready to pan the sweet, delicious 'pink gold.'

Hundreds of boats once offloaded at the local shrimp docks. Today, fewer than 40 come to port as development, economics, and the environment take their toll on a once vibrant industry and way of life. Through seven decades, shrimpers have struggled against adversity. How much longer can they survive?

Director: Chelle Koster Walton. Writer: Chelle Koster Walton

Swim


A single mother's journey to find happiness with her 7 year old daughter after her boyfriend is placed in prison for assault.
Red Flight Pictures will be leading Friday's Workshop.
Director: Kyle Thompson. Writers: Chad Gurdgiel and Kyle Thompson.
Cast: Cuba Hatheway, Greg Valentine, Jerry Ross, Julie Chapmin, KylieRae Condon, Sarah Murdoch, Steve Cavanaugh, Tony Devon
The Beach ChroniclesThe Beach Chronicles is a pulp, noir saga set in a style reminiscent of the hard-boiled movies of the 1950s. Dirk Jenson is a private detective jaded by a life veiled in duplicity and seeped in death and murder. He lives and works in Miami 'South Beach' Florida, a cog in the machinery that moves by the inner workings of death; billionaires, Sheiks, Barons, whores, fast cars, slow rides and lots and lots of money. Animation. Cast: William Shatner, Michael Chiklis; Daryl Hannah, Jimmy Jean Louis JoMarie Payton), Justin Davis), Rey Hernandez.
The Joe ShowThe Joe Show is a shocking and wildly entertaining documentary about America's most controversial Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, and his ringmaster's approach to media, politics and law enforcement. Racism, sex crimes, illegal immigration, first amendment rights, deaths at the hands of his employees - even Obama's birth certificate - are all issues Joe faces and spins. A movie that will engage and enlighten both Joe's detractors and supporters, The Joe Show takes a look at how democracy can survive when persuading voters becomes more important than protecting them. Director: Randy Murray. Cast: Larry King, Steven Seagal, Hugh Downs, Ted Nugent, Dan Ariely and Noam Chomsky
The Last White NightIn 1965, 21-year-old Torontonian, Paul Saltzman drove to Mississippi, volunteering as a civil rights worker with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. He was arrested, spending 10 days in jail. He smuggled letters out of jail to the Toronto Star. Canadian Foreign Affairs requested his release but Saltzman declined. Posted to one of the toughest segregationist towns, Greenwood, he helped disadvantaged sharecroppers register to vote. He was assaulted by a young Klansman. In 2007, Saltzman returned to find the KKK member who had punched him in the head, to explore if individual reconciliation was possible. He found him and a 5 year dialogue has ensued. His assailant was, Byron de la Beckwith Jr., whose father, Byron de la Beckwith Sr. murdered NAACP Field Secretary Medgar Evers. Country: Canada. Director: Paul Saltzman. Writer: Paul Saltzman
Three's A CrowdJennifer and Jay are a sweet, loving couple with a polite, vanilla love life. But when they are faced with the stories of their friends' sexploits, they decide to spice things up. So they call on the professional skills of a beautiful call girl. What could go wrong?
Director: Mithra Alavi. Writer: Mithra Alavi. Cast: Nicole Maahs, Victoria Nugent, Zack Ogle

Tough Ain't Enough: Conversations with Albert S. Ruddy


Two-time Academy Award-winning producer/writer, Albert S. Ruddy candidly reveals how he fought against all odds to produce some of the most iconic motion pictures and television shows of all time, including Best Picture winners THE GODFATHER and MILLION DOLLAR BABY plus THE LONGEST YARD, CANNONBALL RUN I and II, WALKER TEXAS RANGER and HOGAN’S HEROES. “TOUGH AIN’T ENOUGH” is an informative and entertaining insight on the challenges of film-making from a producer’s perspective.

Southwest Florida Premiere. Directors: Lee Anthony Smith and Gregory J. Bradley. Produced by Stanley Isaacs, who will be participating on Saturday's workshop panel. Cast: Albert S. Ruddy

Trouble With Women


Rock-god, rodeo clown, deep-sea diver. Aven's online dating profile has gotten him into more than a few awkward situations. Aided by his testosterone-fueled friends, can he overcome the lies and pitfalls of online dating to have an actual, real relationship?
Director: Alan Ginsberg. Writer: Alan Ginsberg. Cast: Andrew Mauney, Brian Boswell, Michelle Morocco, Montgomerry Sutton. Suggestive language.
Local Shorts #1
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  • The Olive Tree

  • Appearances

  • Job

  • I Love You Now Die

  • ECHO

The Olive Tree
...a tale of the Human experience as told from the perspective of a tree. The Olive Tree is a story of emotion, desire, and subjective existence admired by those who abstain from Humanity.
Director: Glendalina Ziemba. Writers: Glendalina Ziemba and Tony Mallous. Cast: Amanda Parke and Glendalina Ziemba. Brief Nudity.

Appearances
Is she the woman you see? Directors: Amy Lyn Howell and Donald E. Reynolds. Writer: Amy Lyn Howell. Cast: John Kelmer, Ruthy Wood

Job
A nameless, faceless family falls victim to the austerity sequence, and struggles to survive in the decaying, current economic climate. Director: Bryan F. Davis. Writers: Bryan F. Davis and Jennifer Keister. Cast: Amit Roy, Debbie Jordan, Jennifer Keister, Kaymen Lackey, Martin Lemaire, Matthew D. Perez

I Love You Now Die
I Love You Now Die' tells the story of an eccentric, bored married couple who find a killer way to renew their love for each other with danger, excitement and murder in this quirky comedy.
Director: Mark Stolzenberg. Writer: Mark Stolzenberg. Cast: Annette Silva, Chris Cannan, John Diaz, Jon Cross, Judy Copeland, Mark Stolzenberg, Suzanne Froix

ECHO
In the near future, one child's imagination echo's the life of a soldier that he never met. Directors: Donald E. Reynolds and Amy Lyn Howell. Writer: Amy Lyn Howell. Cast: Amelia Bartlett, L.J. Ruth, Michael Rodriguez
Local Shorts #2
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  • One January Morning

  • Seasons of Thunder

  • Halfway Home

One January Morning
One January Morning is a short film highlighting a typical Sunday morning for my girlfriend, Victoria, and me. The footage was shot at the near-by Lakes Park in Fort Myers, FL, where we enjoy skating because of the paved, scenic trails, and abundant wildlife.
Director: Dustin Waits. Writer: Dustin Waits. Cast: Victoria Mastroianni.

Seasons of Thunder
Seasons of Thunder introduces us to the genuine people who ride their Harley Davidson motorcycles and goes with them on a journey through the seasons. Director: Elizabeth Billings. Writer: Keith Tracy.

Halfway Home
Acline is an abandoned dog who finds love, then looses love and along the way learns that even half way home can be a good place. Director: Elizabeth Billings. Writer: Keith Tracey
Shorts Package #1
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  • Guest House

  • Things We Don't Know

  • Posthumous

  • Waiting for Jilly



Guest House
Lance Wesley lost his job and fiance on the same day. Depressed and downtrodden, he moves back into his parents' Guesthouse where he spent his youth.
As he fights constantly with his frustrated and patient-less father, relics from his past pay him a visit. Will his past propel him forward?
Director: Aaron Wolf. Writer: Aaron Wolf. Cast: Aaron Wolf, Angela Gould, Heather Lind, Lori Friedman, Mark Gessner, Michael Gross, Michael Robert Young, Sean Allison

Things We Don't Know
A young prostitute is reintroduced to her estranged father after 15 years. Red Flight Pictures who will be leading Friday's Workshop. Director: Kyle Thompson. Writer: Kyle Thompson. Cast: Alessandra Fabiani, Jason Boyle, Joseph Guice.

Posthumous
14 year old Harley is trying to save her families broke down bed and breakfast in the swamp country of florida. When a gruff guest with a mysterious background arrives she wonders if her fortunes have changed.
Director: Noah DeBonis. Writers: Luke Fronefield and Margaret Cardillo. Cast: Ike Seamans, Keana Marie, Peter Haig, Richard Haylor, Sarahi Diaz, Sydney Rouviere, Terrance Murphy

Waiting for Jilly
In the dark night of a lover's soul a man waits to see if the woman he loves will stay with him or return to a husband she never wanted to marry. Director: Lis Anna. Writer: Lis Anna. Cast: Elizabeth D'Onofrio, Chirie Dautel, Carrie Howard
Shorts Package #2
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  • Yours and Mine

  • Distance

  • Once Upon a Time... Forever

  • Salmon Deadly Sins

  • Coming Home





Yours and Mine
Grandpa needs a follow up visit to his doctor following a serious episode. Grandma might just be a little anxious about it. While they make their way to visit the doctor's office, they bicker and pick at each other, as old folks are inclined to do. The humor of the button-pushing goes a bit too far, and it's up to one of them to emotionally rescue the other in a moment of tenderness and enduring love.
Director: Mitch Fields. Writer: Mitch Fields. Cast: Carol Dines, Glen Veteto, J.R. Stuart

Distance
In the year 2038, a man is about to embark on a journey of reconciliation with his estranged daughter, when a natural disaster hurls his plans off course.
Directors: Aimee Long and Dana Turken. Writers: Aimee Long and Helen Shang. Cast: Alexis Jacknow, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Bel Delia, Cynthia San Luis, Geoffrey Arend, Jennifer Taylor Lawrence, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Mark Saul, Shabnam Islam Parasiliti, Traig Trumbo, Valentino Del Toro, Victoria Ortiz

Once Upon a Time... Forever
The film Once Upon a Time... Forever is a psychological drama about human dream of all times - about eternal life. Everyone has dream of it at some time but do we really want to live forever rather than just stop a wonderful moment? What to do if you happened to get elixir of immortality and eternal youth and you have only 2 hours to make use of it? Will you share it with anyone? With whom? The main characters of the film, Maxim and Lila have to decide these questions. Country: Russia Federation. Director: Anna Sokolova, Writer: Anna Sokolova. Cast: Daria Marusova and Ilia Baranov

Salmon Deadly Sins
Five thousand salmon colored index cards, the seven deadly sins, bizarre anagrams and a host of serendipitous occurrences have mingled in the artist's imagination and emerged on paper as Salmon Deadly Sins. With music by Leftover Salmon, this seven minute flip book style film is a moving drawing; each frame was created individually, by hand, on a 3X5 inch index card. Artist Steven Vander Meer creates his drawings with inspiration derived from words. These include the titles of the film's seven chapters: envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth and wrath. Each chapter also has an anagram of Salmon Deadly Sins, to inspire further creativity in the drawings. Self portraits are prevalent in the artist's work, and remind us that creativity comes from within.
Director: Steven Vander Meer. Writer: Steven Vander Meer.

Coming Home
An American soldier is making a surprise visit home from Afghanistan to see his wife and newborn daughter. But he soon finds that the pressures of being back home -- even for a short stay -- are more strenuous than those at the war front.
Director: James Babanikos. Writer: James Babanikos. Cast: Avery Schreier, Candace Clift, Joel Oramas, Linden Tailor, Mark Woollett, Mikell Pinkney, Nazeeh Tarsha, Nichole Hamilton, Pablo Momene, Ric Rose, Russell Schultz, Thaddeus Walker
Shorts Package #3
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  • Subterranean Love

  • Sky Blue Collar

  • Early Morning

  • Wake

  • The Violinist

Subterranean Love
Two lonely people, with personal baggage, on separate evenings out - on the same street in Greenwich Village, she with a friend, he alone, end up on the subway platform where an old Eastern European woman plays rueful accordion music (she becomes a muse/cupid). They get into the same subway car and from there surreptitiously observe each other and submerge themselves in romantic fantasies (black and white). They never speak and she, just before exiting the train, has one last 'fantasy kiss' on the train, ending their 'romance.' Haunting accordion music and subway imagery add a fine subtlety to the romance and mystery.
Director: Robert Haufrecht. Writer: Robert Haufrecht. Cast: Alexander Vino, Claudio Musajo, Dunsten Cormack, Heath Carr, Ingrid Jeanbaptiste, Karen Giordano, Luis Fellipe Aragon, Marcia Haufrecht, Mark Borkowski, Mihaela Mihut, Philip "Bo" White, Ree Merrill, Reeves Lehmann, Suzanne DiDonna

Sky Blue Collar
A businessman and a carpet installer enjoy a wild and playful friendship, but when their class-conscious bosses pressure them to steer clear of each other, the Romeo and Juliet of the workaday world must decide what's more important: how we make a living, or who we're living for. Southwest Florida Premiere. Director: Derek Frey. Writers: David Amadio, Gil Damo, Steve Kuzmick. Cast: Gil Damon, Matt Amadio, Steve Kuzmick, Tim Flanagan

Early Morning
Frank, a middle aged army medic discovers a young woman in his kitchen on the morning of his final deployment to Afghanistan. The two develop a bond that goes deeper than they both expected.
Director: Harlan Bosmajian. Writer: Harlan Bosmajian. Cast: Clint Jordan

Wake
Wake is a dark comedy about one man's longing for closure. Years earlier Lawrence left Halifax, Nova Scotia to escape the overbearing Aunt and Uncle that were supposed to be sheltering him and guiding him through his formative years. Now Uncle Marvin has died and Lawrence has returned, looking for closure. First he has to face his past, his Aunt and even Marvin himself. To prepare for his trip back to his traumatic childhood home, Lawrence has been working closely with a therapist in an intensive one-on-one training program. A process Lawrence likens to Jedi training. Everything has an order and he has returned to a place of chaos and the dark side.Lawrence quest: to be sure that Marvin is actually dead. He encounters his aunt and creates a bond with Susan, Uncle Marv's occupational therapist.Lawrence approaches the coffin and Uncle Marvin. He has the perfect test to check on Marvin's status as a corpse. Standing over his uncle, Lawrence takes out a small mirror and holds it close to Marvin's mouth and nose. If he breathes, the mirror will give him away. Lawrence counts.Summoning up the energy from The Force, Lawrence hands seem to have a life of their own as they reach into the coffin and grip Uncle Marvin's neck.Marvin's neck snaps as he surrenders, apparently grateful to be saved from the 'dark side'. Free from the chaos of his past at last, Lawrence has found serenity, harmony and his breath. North America Premiere. Director: Jeremy Webb. Writer: Jessica Marsh. Cast: Cliff Le Jeune, Shelley Thompson, Simon Henderson, Stacy Smith

The Violinist
Sebastian, a ten-year-old boy, wants to be a violinist like his grandfather, Peter. His father, Will, forbids it because he believes that Sebastian will not amount to anything and will become a failed artist like his grandfather. One day at school, Sebastian finds a flyer about an upcoming school concert and shows it to Peter. They both go behind Will's back and practice for the concert. Perseverance and relationships will be tested. Florida Premiere. Director: Pablo Nicolas Raganato. Writer: Pablo Nicolas Raganato. Cast: David Petitone, Ralph Edward, Sean Pursell

Student Films
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  • Safe

  • Killer Kart

  • Moonbounce

  • Butterfly Dreams


  • Haze

  • 911

  • Chloe

  • Badass Brock

  • Goldtooth


  • Dirty Laundry



Safe
Their parents tried to protect them from the world, but who will protect them from each other? Teens are accidentally trapped in a high security super-school that was deigned to protect them from school shootings, terrorist attacks, and natural disasters. With no adults around to enforce rules, the students reveal their true colors.
Directors: Carrie Dutting, Haley Legg, Nasya Kastelik, Olivia Yagey, Steven Lesser.
Writer: Heather Manley.
Cast: Ali Alger, Anthony Bavaro, Blake Brannan

Killer Kart
The shopping cart. Four wheels, one basket, and tonight, for the closing crew of a small-town grocery store, a blood-splattered aluminum nightmare.
Director: James Feeney.
Writer: James Feeney.
Cast: Britt Gordon, Christine Rodriguez, Elly Schaefer, Ray Bouchard

Moonbounce
On their way back home from a birthday party at the park, a mother and her young son's car ride suddenly takes a stop when they encounter a truly horrible sight; a woman who has hung herself in front of her home. Naive and confused, the child watches from the car, trying to comprehend the sight before him as he witnesses the panic and commotion that ensues as his mother and others must confront this tragic event before them.
Director: Michael Kefeyalew.
Writer: Michael Kefeyalew.
Cast: Israel Underhill, Patricia Joseph, Steve Aaron

Butterfly Dreams
A nine-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write.
She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town. Country: India.
Southwest Florida Premiere. Director: Venkat Krishnan.
Writer: Venkat Krishnan.
Cast: Basheera Banu, Ganapathy Murugesan, P.T.Arasu Kalathilvenrar

Haze
Lance is determined to survive the pledging process of his older brother's fraternity. Yet, his brother is willing to harden the process to prove Lance is weak.
Director: Curtis Adair, Jr.
Writer: Curtis Adair, Jr.
Cast: Christopher Watson, Geary Day, Lashaun Clay, Lucien Christian-Adderly

911
When the unthinkable happens, a 9-1-1 operator receives a frantic call from her son, who has been involved in a horrific accident. If she helps him, they’re both criminals. If she doesn’t, he could go to jail for the rest of his life. Now, she must choose between upholding the law or protecting her family. Every word matters when the entire call is being recorded.
Director: Andrew Fairbank.
Writer: Andrew Fairbank.
Cast: Art Wallace, Cosmo Wolski, Marsha Deitlein Bennett, Victoria Nugent

Chloe
Nobody sees us like our pets do. Through the eyes of a curious retriever, meet Dean and Amber. Dogsitting is tough, but what's one extra chore in paradise? From the intimacy only possible from a pet's point of view, peek into the moments that aren't supposed to have an audience.
Director: John Wikstrom.
Writer: John Wikstrom

Badass Brock
Badass Brock is badass, so badass, in fact, he wears leather pants, and has a bigger pistol than you could ever hope for. Bottom line, he's the best damn agent there is. After he's paralyzed in a fiery explosion, Brock grabs a chair and starts wheeling to the rescue...because that's just how he rolls.
Director: Eric Davis.
Writer: Eric Davis.
Cast: Bill Kelly, Christopher Mark Heben, Don Frye, Jean-Louis Darville, Lora Kojovic. Brief language.

Goldtooth
Eight-year-old Debbie hates cleaning for her Nana. What she needs is a fairy godmother.
Director: Lauren Brinkman.
Writer: Lauren Brinkman.
Cast: Dayton Sinkia and Kennedy Brice

Dirty Laundry
Dan is unwittingly mistaken for his apartment building's notorious panty thief by the girl he adores.
Director: Gustavo Martin.
Writer: Lauran wanner.
Cast: Austin Turner, Gannon Reedy, Jordan Jansen
Family Film Package
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  • iControl

  • Show and Tell

  • School's Aerial Circus Project

  • The Boy Scout

  • For Leanna

  • Jacks

  • Rewilding America


iControl
Two girls get more than they bargained for when they try out a smart phone that use to be owned by 'Steve'.
Director: Rhys Castro. Writer: Elizabeth Herrick. Cast: Adam Setton, Elizabeth Herrick, Taylor Castro

Show and Tell
As the last presenter in his class, Ethan must find the perfect item to bring in for Show & Tell. Director: Lucas Omar. Writer: Lucas Omar. Cast: Brad Taylor, Kennedy Mason, L.J. Ruth, Larissa Kiesshauer, Matthew Rice

School's Aerial Circus Project
Irish students performing in an aerial dance and circus show share their opinions and teach us a little about the art form.
Director: Blue-Skye Spence. Writer: Blue-Skye Spence. Cast: Blue-Skye Spence

The Boy Scout
In danger of being shut out of competing in the coveted Doe-Si-Doe Dance Competition, Gal Scout Troop 333 discovers they have a lot more to learn than a dance when a persistent, pesky little boy infiltrates their dysfunctional group.
Director: Clay Adams. Writer: Amy Kennedy. Cast: Aidan Schroeder, Amanda Foreman, Anthony Galde, Brett Cooper, Briley Shae Johnakin, Grace Brody, Hannah Greenblatt, Judy Davis, Mary McBain, Natasha Wermers, Whitney Christopher

For Leanna
A group of young adults reunite with a special friend on their annual mission trip to West Virginia. Leanna Knopik lost her life in the summer of 2012, but she left behind some great friends and a tremendous spirit which sets an example for the youth at Cabell-Lincoln County Work Camp in West Virginia. For a week every year, teens from around the country spend a part of their summers fixing up trailers and homes in rural West Virginia. The week in June 2013 at CLWC was dedicated to Leanna's memory.
Director: Michael Sneeden. Writer: Michael Sneeden.

Jacks
My name is Lily and I like playing jacks. Director: Blue-Skye Spence. Writer: Blue-Skye Spence. Cast: Lily Spence McGarry

Rewilding America: Lessons Learned from the Cape Cod Bear
In May 2012, a Massachusetts black bear altered the course of history. Rewilding America: Lessons Learned from the Cape Cod Bear chronicles this Bear's journey, in the context of debates about human coexistence with wildlife across much of North America. This bear captured the imagination,attention and hearts of kids and grown-ups, from backyards to newscasts, twitter to television, tourists to law enforcement, all hoping to catch a glimpse or even capture the elusive bear himself. The doc features insights from a wildlife biologist, veterinarian, zoo curator, park rangers, a Cape Cod writer, a Province town entrepreneur, a cub rescuer in Maine and a bear hunter in New Hampshire. The film asks-if bears are people with fur, who should adapt to whom and how? Director: Maryanne Galvin. Writer: Maryanne Galvin. Cast: Adrian Hernandez

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