Stan is an unemployed writer whose wife treats him like dirt. In his stories, she runs after him, begging for attention. But when the lines between reality and delusion start to blur, it becomes unclear who the real monster is.
Athens, August 2012. Forty-five degrees. The fridge is empty. In a quickly decaying city, an unemployed middle-aged man is reliant on handouts from his brother-in-law to support his family.
Daniel, 16, is a huge long-jump talent who keeps setting records. But can his achievements really help keep his comatose mother alive?
A folk song takes us on a Romany caravan’s journey.
Benji, forced to hang with his older brother and his girlfriend, gets caught up in their Flatliners game; their unconscious dreams reveal much about their relationships with one another.
One man’s life becomes the lesson of the day when he takes a frenetic ride through his own twisted version of the American experience.
A documentary about the use of terracotta in American architecture (especially from 1890 to 1940) as both functional cladding and beautiful, elaborate decorative elements. A chronicle of a time when buildings were meant to be more than just functional, this is a look at everyday art history—the kind rarely appreciated and deserving of preservation.
A comedic horror from the NWT.
An undeterred young man pursues the girl of his dreams.
A window to the life of Vancouver graffiti artists.
In the Auckland drug scene, a young woman finds her life complicated when she starts scoring drugs from her lover for a young street dealer she’s attracted to…
In this twisted tale, a depressed and often manic puppeteer leaves home to do another day of penance, trying to absolve the tortured memories of a drunken night—when the monster that dwells within him was unleashed.
Trapped in their car for days after an unexpected snowstorm strands them on a remote mountain road, a young couple confronts a life-or-death choice: should we stay or should we go?
A blind teenaged skateboarder doesn’t let his challenges hold him back from achieving his dreams.
How to get your video-addict friends to go camping.
A small-time criminal kidnaps his estranged daughter and takes off on a road trip with ideas of starting a new life in Canada. Staring Dominic Fumusa (Kevin in Nurse Jackie).
To a struggling young artist selling drawings in a subway station, the prospect of a paying job seems inviting—but the dark reality threatens to kill her imagination. Featuring the voices of Rachel Griffiths and Nicholas Hope.
There’s something odd about this conversation. With Game of Thrones’ Jack Gleeson.
Coffee is no match for a disintegrating personality.
Whether it’s trying to cope with addiction, divorce, unemployment, familial responsibilities, impotence, strange mutations, the scars from abuse or a deathbed goodbye, there are crises afoot in this entertaining and enlightening program of short films. This is an emotional roller coaster that’s well worth the ride!