The Weeds in Our Own

​Backyards


Sometimes a man just needs a pull in the right direction. 
A man has to tackle a surprisingly arduous day of yard work and unexpectedly finds inspiration to make small but important changes in his relationship with the world.

​Directed by Paul Ingles

From Seed to Seed


When Terry and Monique left the opera to pursue their true passion – ecological farming – their story of community and resilience took center stage. We follow their young family and a diverse group of farmers and scientists as they blend age old traditions with cutting edge science to develop improved methods for growing food ecologically and in a changing climate. 

Directed by ​

Katharina Stieffenhofer

A Bitter Reckoning


"When Sheriff Rodgers returns with more questions, it becomes obvious that the suicide of Lester’s father is not an open-and-shut case".
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Directed by Albert Fry Jr.

Veiled Lightning/Native

Voltage


Veiled Lightning weaves exclusive news coverage, original art, archival footage, and Native American informant interviews into a mosaic that explores how protest movements unfurling across the American landscape have an origin story in the First American Revolution--the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. . .
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Directed by Jaima Chevalier

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Narrative Feature

Fortress Home


A bomber crew and a cat fly home to the United States at the end of the Second World War in Europe. For some, going home is the hardest part of the war.
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Directed by Travis Armstrong

Music Videos

The Weeds in Our Own

Backyards


Sometimes a man just needs a pull in the right direction. 
A man has to tackle a surprisingly arduous day of yard work and unexpectedly finds inspiration to make small but important changes in his relationship with the world.

​Directed by Paul Ingles

Art of A Cowboy


The Art of a Cowboy is part documentary and part reality show that captures cowboy artist Steve Boaldin’s vision of preserving the legacy of cowboys and ranchers on film and on canvas.
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Directed by Christian Hanna

Torn City 


In a city torn apart by corruption an unlikely series of events unfolds when a union representative submits to a higher power setting into motion a struggle for survival between an unwavering idealist, a cowardly gambler, and a man intent on learning the truth. Unemployed and down on his luck, Dante begins to question the wrong people leading him down a dark path of reluctant involvement with Sarah, an undaunted school teacher pushing back against city hall. Caught in the middle is Bill, a man attempting to game the system and profit from the chaos but a desperate debtor named Nate could hold the key to changing all of their fates.


​Produced, Written and Directed by

Daniel M. Pellikan

Above Home for Christmas


Alone on a space station for Christmas, an astronaut brings the holiday spirit to the darkness of space.

Directed by Justin Golightly

Castle on a Cloud


Wes, a loving father, is attending his daughter Felice's school play with his wife Alice. During intermission, Wes learns on a phone call that Felice is not his biological daughter. When Alice comes looking for him, Wes must determine whether family means something more to him than a bloodline.

​Directed by Joshua Cavalier

Free Advice w/Adam Chernick


Each week on "Free Advice" 11 year-old stand-up comedian Adam Chernick helps conflicted and confused adults solve their real world problems using just his humor, honesty and heart.

​Produced, written and Directed by

Antony Beilinsohn

Veiled Lightning/Native

Voltage


Veiled Lightning weaves exclusive news coverage, original art, archival footage, and Native American informant interviews into a mosaic that explores how protest movements unfurling across the American landscape have an origin story in the First American Revolution--the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. . .
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Directed by Jaima Chevalier

A Fine Cycle


A woman experiences an anxiety attack as her life flashes, floods, and swirls around her mind as she fights for control driving her to an extreme representation of the pain just under her skin.


​Directed by Derek Willis

Once Upon a Dream


When Valentin meets Ludivine, he is convinced she's the girl he has been dreaming of for the past weeks... Litteraly, the girl of his dreams ! Only, Ludivine has a feeling this boy meet girl scenario will take a nightmarish turn...
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Directed by Anthony Nion

Web Series / New Media

Your Health:

A Sacred Matter


This feature documentary is a comprehensive overview of the relationship between religion, spirituality and health. It weaves together compelling individual stories from doctors, patients, nurses, chaplains and caregivers. The lives they share on film are ones of personal transcendence, courage and dignity.
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Directed by Gerald Krell

Narrative Short

KHARAM


Washerman kanavan gets a lady, kannaki- from the family of his late wife, along with a donkey. She looks very pretty so also innocent. Kanavan was utter drunkard and gambler and used to torture kannaki very badly. Inspite she loves, his son in late wife-podiyan just like his mother.

​Produced by Dr. Jose P.V.
Written by Dr. Jose P.V.
Directed by Dr. Jose P.V.


Amasani(Grandmother)


When a young girl gets suspended from grade school, her mother sends her to stay with her traditional Navajo grandma.


​Produced, Written and Directed

by Stacey Howard

Another Fucking Life Story
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Directed by Felipe Luna

Narrative Feature

Mayra


A man and woman hold a deeper connection than first realized.

​Directed and Written by

Robert Robles

The Alien Trail


A documentary following four photographers who captured with their lens the migrant and refugee population in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. 
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Directed by Nicolas Lordanou

​                      Sylvia Nicolaides

In the Wake of Ire


Benjamin Lovell reunites with his estranged daughter, Rosemary, after being separated for 20 years following a visceral attack at childhood that left her injured and memory unstable. Benjamin does everything he can to secretly uncover what happened to the family he left behind. The two to grow dangerously close as he struggles to find the way to tell her the truth about who he really is. Benjamin must balance his increasingly complicated relationship with Rosemary, all while keeping it a secret from his closest friends and business partners.

Produced by 
Written by Brian Maurer
Directed by Brian Maurer

One Bedroom


Breaking up is easy. Moving out is hard. After five years of ups and downs, an African American 30-something couple in a gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood spends their final afternoon together arguing and remember better days, as one of them moves out and hopefully on with her life. 


​Produced by Devin Williams

                       Darien Sills-Evans

  Written by  Darien Sills-Evans
Directed by  Darien Sills-Evans

Breakers: Saving Harper Ross 


Jack is reliving the same day over and over and seeks help from his Papaw and a skeptic therapist, but when they prove unhelpful and Jack seems to be doomed to stay forever imprisoned, he stumbles upon a murder and becomes convinced that he can prevent it before the day resets.


​Produced by Chason & Gaylen Laing
Written by Chason Laing

Directed by Chason Laing

New Mexico Film

Student Film

Ava


After a traumatic childhood, an orphan's increasingly violent behavior forces her parents to confront their adopted daughter's emotional instabilities as they decide her future.​

Directed by Bunee Tomlins
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LA Fadeaway


Drew's a young female musician working at a local music venue in 1970s Los Angeles. When she books her idol, Marcie, a sultry blues singer, to come play at the venue, her expectation of what opportunities this will bring clash with her budding relationship with Marcie's boyfriend, Reid.

​Directed by Meg Sutton

Blue Flamez - to the Sky


Author Scott Kalama

          LaRonn Katchia​

     ​Issac Trimble

Foreign Short

My Amish World

​Narrative Feature

Mama Qota


Mama Qota is a seventeen minute documentary interviewing Aymaran men (native Peruvians) in thier own language (subtitles in English). These community representatives (the women wouldn’t speak on camera) illuminate our understanding of how this culture relates to the lakes in thier home land as an extension of thier own bodies, and as a spiritual source as well as ending ground.
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Directed by Marianne Asher

Seeds of All Things


Amid the backdrop of a contentious presidential election, a health clinic in Southwest Houston is run by and for immigrants and refugees. A family from Iran is bound by love as they build a new home in the city’s most diverse neighborhood.​
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Directed by Yehuda Sharim

Defending the Fire

​Documentary Feature

Languish in the Storm


In a land of towers covered with snow, a mysterious figure longs to be reunited with the love that left him.


​Produced, Written and Directed by Justin Golightly

Nacido de Nuevo


On the anniversary of his young son's death, border patrol agent Ramon Nunez (NARCO'S Juan Pablo Raba) finds redemption at the hands of an illegal alien in a single polarizing and life-altering night.

Directed by Evan Kaufmann​

Flower de la Vida


A woman losing her grip on reality travels through several realms and encounters mystical beings that pull her into the land of the muertos.
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Directed by Charlene Widgeon

Documentary Short

Road to Zuni


Road to Zuni documents the land loss of Zuni Indians and how they won a law suit they had filed against the federal government through the expert testimony given by their Anthropologist Dr.Triloki Nath Pandey.
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Directed by Annapurna Devi Pandey

My Friend Richard


A young man comes to terms with his own power during a conversation with an old friend.


Directed by Chris Hanna


2018 Feature Presentations

Born to Rewild


Follow ultra trekker, John Davis, on his 8 month journey as he hikes, bikes, and paddles 5000 miles from Mexico to Canada to bring awareness to the obstacles that wildlife faces as it tries to move from one area to another. 

Directed by Ed George and

                      Bryan Reinhart

Sam and Elvis


Sam is fifteen, orphaned, hiding a secret and has been living in foster care the past year. Her Aunt Olina is a widowed recluse, sharing her life and closed off home with her taxidermied bulldog, Elvis. When Olina agrees to take Sam in, they learn to trust each other, overcome the obstacles life has dealt them, and become a family.


​Produced by Jeffery D. Ault, Stewart J. Sully and Dean Napolitano
Written by Jeffery D. Ault and Susan Price Monnot
Directed by Jeffery D. Ault

Mankiller

​Documentary Feature

Tin Can


J.C. came to America as an illegal immigrant when he was just a child. Now, as an adult, he's still an illegal alien but has managed to persevere and prosper working as a rodeo clown. However, after a series of unfortunate events, J.C. finds himself down on his luck and in search for a new happiness.


​Produced, Written and Directed

​by Pat Battistini

John Hemmer &

​The Showgirls


JOHN HEMMER & THE SHOWGIRLS takes a behind-the-scenes peek inside Lou Walters’ famed Latin Quarter nightclub in New York City.
In this intimate portrait, a one-time entertainer reflects on the heyday of America’s nightclub era with his band of showgirls and performers as they share histories and consider the rigors and rewards of growing older.
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Directed by Kristen Larvick

Documentary Feature

When We Were Water


Produced by Rozanne Gewarr