Narrative features program
"Copenhagen" (Director/Screenwriter: Mark Raso; USA, Canada, Denmark) • A charming scoundrel visiting the city of his father's birth, William is drawn to his impromptu guide Effy — wise, spontaneous, and half his age.
"Goldberg & Eisenberg" (Director/Screenwriter: Oren Carmi; Israel) • A lonely computer programmer finds his life disrupted by a boorish thug who becomes dangerously obsessed in this darkly absurd drama.
"I Play With The Phrase Each Other" (Director & Screenwriter: Jay Alvarez; USA) • Young city dwellers with lyrical musings and a sliding sense of entitlement hold court in this film comprised entirely of cell phone conversations.
"I Put A Hit On You" (Directors/Screenwriters: Dane Clark, Linsey Stewart; Canada) • A broken-hearted woman (Sara Canning) teams up with her ex-boyfriend (Aaron Ashmore) to try and stop the hitman she accidentally hired to kill him.
"My Blind Heart" (Director/Screenwriter: Peter Brunner; Austria) • Suffering from an incurable disease, a young man rebels against his body and the expectations forced upon him in this black-and-white expressionist film.
"The Republic of Rick" (Director: Mario Kyprianou; Screenwriters: Mario Kyprianou, Becky Leigh; USA) • In this political satire, a self-proclaimed President of the Republic of Texas rallies to lead a paranoid militia for Texas's independence in the late 1990s.
"Rezeta" (Director/Screenwriter: Fernando Frias de la Parra; Mexico) • A jet-setting model leads a freewheeling and spontaneous life in Mexico City that starts to change when she falls in love with an unexpected young artist.
"Rover" (Director/Screenwriter: Tony Blahd; USA) • A dispirited cult awaits the sign to off themselves when their leader fakes a prophecy instructing them to make a movie and share their story with the world.
"The Sublime and Beautiful" (Director/Screenwriter: Blake Robbins; USA) • David (Blake Robbins) and Kelly (Laura Kirk) descend into a complicated hell of grief but they take very different paths to make things right after losing their children to a drunk driver.
"Wizard's Way" (Director/Screenwriter: Metal Man; UK) • A champion online fantasy video game player, his encouraging best friend, and two ambitious would-be filmmakers who decide to capture it all for posterity.