Returning to his depressed hometown, US Marine Nelson Sanchez must face by the violent past he tried to escape.------The old Hollywood westerns told brash and brutal tales of surviving the frontier: morality plays of an early United States. Today, countless old mill towns and boarded up factory cities provide a new frontier in our American narrative. Byproducts of an empire in decline and often forgotten, these cinematic landscapes are rich with culture and history. A modern take on a classic tradition, 11:55 takes us to an often-overlooked side of America.
A Drag Queen for Kids
A Drag Queen for Kids follows Dito Van Reigersberg and his alter ego, Martha Graham Cracker, as they prepare for and perform their show for kids Martha Graham Cracker Meets Dr. Seuss. Jokes are reshaped, songs carefully altered, innuendos abound. Putting the lie to assumptions about drag and children, this short film shows that what makes a drag queen powerful - and dangerous - isn't her clothes, it's her empathy.
A Mighty Nice Man
Charlotte, an eight year old girl, excited to get some attention from an older man, naively agrees to go for a ride with him in his car without informing her mother. Based on the short story by Patricia Highsmith.
A Rising Tide
A RISING TIDE tells the story of Sam Rama, a young chef trying to save his family's restaurant after it floods in hurricane Sandy. It's a love story, about his love for cooking, his relationship with his family, and it is the story of two people falling in love when they least expect it - in the wake of disasters both large scale, and personal. It explores how the American dream is changing from one of individual pursuits to one where communities have to come together to support each other.
A Way Out
When aging gangster Vick risks it all to quit the life, he discovers his young protege has been keeping a secret of his own -- one that plunges them both into a deadly cat and mouse game over the course of one car ride.
All The World's A Stage
An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem "All The World's A Stage" narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West.
All These Voices
When a Nazi soldier in disguise encounters an avant-garde theater troupe of survivors celebrating the end of WWII in an abandoned Polish theater, he is forced to come to terms with his complicity in their grief.
Anatomy of the Tide
Young KYLE WATERMAN, after the accidental death of his older brother aboard the family lobster boat, seeks atonement from a tortured father unable to even forgive himself for the incident. Tragedy tears the family apart. A church pedophile victimizes Kyle during the grieving and confusion. Years pass. Kyle hides this secret well until an intrepid prosecutor from the mainland knocks on his door with a most uncomfortable request: to face his attacker in an urban courtroom, in Portland, and testify on behalf of new victims too young to defend themselves. But this will take courage, a lot of it, and he'll need even more to tell his father that he's applied to college and will leave before the summer ends. On the uninhabited side of the island lairs a dangerous cliff that towers above the untamed sea. Kyle's reckless friend, DONNY, is the only person brave enough to jump it and survive. Kyle idolizes Donny and believes the cliff can offer him the same badge of courage required to earn his r