Two friends try to escape The New World Organization, an ominous cult, whose plan is to exterminate most of the human population. Review by Ale Turdó
Erich Kemp’s sophomore feature My Stretch of Texas Ground brings all the drama and tension of terrorism tropes to the American south, with a story about a conservative senator who becomes the target of a rogue Islamic cell.
Trey Batchelor’s directorial debut with Burning Dog (2020) mixes a wide array of genres and subgenres such as action, comedy, buddy cop movies, criminal heist and double crossing scenarios with their matching tropes, resulting in quite a particular and unorthodox blend on screen.
A quiet, unassuming laborer goes back to work despite his plant being closed down. His unintentional protest draws support among his coworkers.
Bowling, pizza and self-reinvention. This heartfelt movie champions the notion that you don’t have to accept your situation as it is, that you can always take steps, no matter how big or small, to live a happier and more fulfilling life.
A comedy that takes us deep into deadpan territory, involving the most curious and unlikely ensemble of employees -mainly the titular bellmen- working at a resort. Review by Ale Turdó.
CRSHD is a quirky coming-of-age story about a college freshman who fumbles along in her quest to lose her virginity before the end of the school year.
Stephen Keep Mills takes us on a surreal and thought-provoking journey through the ups and downs of contemporary relationships, its roots and meanings in Love is Not Love. Review by Ale Turdó
Filmmaker Will Dennis’ Vanilla is a sweet and quirky comedy about being true to yourself.
A lo-fi, wacky, tragicomedy about a small time filmmaker in Hollywood who struggles to get by and meets a girl who is unfortunately allergic to cats.
Filmmaker Lynn Chen’s lyrical I Will Make You Mine tells the story of three women connected by their romantic ties to one man.
Directed by Sarah Brennan Kolb, Good Ol Girl explores the struggle between long-held traditions and female independence and the slow fade of rural life.
Blackheads is a highly satisfying short film about a woman dealing with a break-up, a bad therapist and a giant blackhead.
Basic packs a punch in a mere 3 minutes and 3 seconds. An engaging short about dating insecurities in the age of social media.
Filmmaker Jiayan “Jenny” Shi’s Finding Yingying is a sensitive portrayal of a young woman with a bright future and a family struggling to come to terms with their loss.
Quelle Movies: The Dilemma of Desire, a new documentary about the clitoris and women’s sexuality. #SXSW #Cliteracy