In this French-language feature film debut from writer/director Joshua Caldwell, Simone (Nathalie Fay) is a young Parisian en route to her wedding in Singapore. But when the airline cancels her connecting flight, she’s forced to spend the night in Los Angeles. She decides to make the best of it and contact an old acquaintance, Juliette (Bella Dayne), who is going through a rough patch in her marriage. Invigorated by her friend’s arrival, Juliette insists on taking Simone out for a night of club-hopping. With little regard for her friend, Juliette soon disappears with a stranger, leaving Simone stranded downtown without a ride. When an attractive motorcyclist (Karle Landler) appears and offers her a ride, Simone cautiously accepts, leading to an evening of adventure that results in her questioning her life’s direction and, ultimately, if she’s truly ready to make her connection in the morning.
Director: Joshua Caldwell
Writers: Joshua Caldwell
Stars: Nathalie Fay
Karl E. Landler
Tagline:Young Parisian Simone lands in Los Angeles on her way to Singapore and finds her flight cancelled. Soon, a mysterious motorcyclist convinces her to ride along through the glittering nightlife scene of LA.
Documentary filmmaker Paul Shepard (Kris Holden-Ried) is in a funk. Ever since his last award-winning film took the festival circuit by storm he’s been uninspired, unfocused, and just flat out miserable. That is until he gets a phone call from cult-phenomena Sadie (Christine Horne), a poet and his former muse. She’s putting her new book out, and it’s all about modern relationships. And that’s all that takes to spark Paul’s interest in exploring that territory for himself.
His skeptical producer Ray, (Alex Poch-Goldin) who would much rather Paul make a film about the Panda book he just optioned, doesn’t have much faith in the project. But nevertheless, production starts with Paul’s teenage nephew, Phil, running the camera providing he can figure out which buttons do what!).
As Paul starts to navigate his own relationship past he discovers that not all is what it seems. Sadie’s new book, “Poems & Thoughts for the Man I Love to Hate” is actually about him. His relationship, with actress/model Haley, (Zoie Palmer) didn’t end as amicably as he remembered, and last but not least, Samantha, (Mary Krohnert) the girl that got him into his funk to begin with, doesn’t really want to have a whole hell of a lot to do with him – and Paul doesn’t have the kind of closure from that relationship that he pretends to. If Paul is ever going to understand the modern relationship he’s first going to have to understand himself.
“The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard” is a romantic comedy about the exploration of relationships – the good, the bad, and the ugly. ‘High Fidelity’ meets ‘The Office’, it is a film that has been called “funny, relevant, and meaningful.” It’s a portrayal of life and relationships that dares to ask questions and explore ideas that most romantic comedies tend to avoid while still managing to be touching and laugh out loud funny.
“Are you ready to kick the ass genomic?”
Dr. Lynn Magnusson is a brilliant geneticist racing to isolate a cancer-causing gene. All that’s standing in her way is competition from a well funded French lab, a ticking biological clock that leads to a risky office romance, and her own fears that she might carry the same Huntington’s gene that killed her mother. Based on the award-winning play by Electric Company Theatre, The Score explores the human elements and revolutionary implications of the rapidly advancing world of genetics and uses humour, music and dance to transform scientific ideas into universal themes of identity, freedom and creation.
Director: Kim Collier, Kevin Kerr, Jonathon Young
Writers: Kim Collier, David Hudgins, Kevin Kerr, Jonathon Young
A compelling and purposeful call to action, the one-hour documentary puts a voice and a face to the global epidemic that is breeding a new generation of abusers.
Fusing the structured first-person story-telling techniques of the documentary with the revealing and spontaneous tell-it-like-it-is conversations between parent and child, in a chilling landscape with the cautionary tales of immigrant women who share their stories of domestic violence and the resulting negative impact and influence on their children from their exposure to violence in the home.
“Children are our greatest teachers and I hope this film helps to fuel meaningful action and commitment to stop the cycle of family abuse and give voice to every child and parent living in the unspoken despair of an abusive home.” Deepa Mehta
Director: Deepa Mehta
Writers: Noemi Weis
Tagline:Once the innocent and forgotten victims of domestic violence, children break the silence and secrecy of family abuse for the first time in Let’s Talk About It, a new documentary directed by Deepa Mehta
First time filmmaker follows his girlfriend and boss chase their dream as musicians. His insecurities flair while struggling to find a story, and begins challenging their flaws, on camera, jeopardizing the film, relationships and careers.
Director: Tom Meadmore
Stars: Thomas Meadmore