The Dark Side of The Sun tells the story of a rising young actor who lands his dream job and is then mysteriously dispossessed of his promised opportunity. Sadness and shame leave him torn between the seeming safety of denial and the inevitable pursuit of truth. The film illuminates casting[…]
Ashley has second thoughts that come to a head during her bridal shower. The chaos crescendos to a fever pitch and Ashley takes explosive action to avoid a future she may regret. Hindsight may be 20/20, but it can’t undo past mistakes. Ashley falls victim to familial pressure and her[…]
Antonia is a perfectionist film photographer trying to complete a collection of photos. However, the man who employed her isn’t convinced that Antonia’s collection is good enough and believes it needs something more. He gives her a week to complete her collection or he will use another photographer’s work. Antonia[…]
A nostalgic glimpse into the lives of Southern California’s suburban youth. A group of teenagers hang on to their last moments of adolescence, as senior year is coming to an end and the pressures of growing up are looming around the corner.
Belle and Bamber are inseparable friends. She, a 10 year old girl with a thirst for adventure; he, an imaginary blue monster. They while away their youth exploring and getting into mischief, however, when Belle’s Mother tires of Bamber’s influence, she pressures her to grow up and forget him. Unfortunately,[…]
The pressure of expectations weighs on a woman who has to make a difficult decision about her future.
A mix of real accounts with a semi-autobiographical short story by DF Wallace, which visualises mental discomfort as living on a different planet to Earth Fragments of May reaches a different level of subconsciousness, where director Maria Pia masterfully illustrates the mental discomforts that people with anxiety will go through.[…]
When a young acting student struggles with her professor’s method of choice, she turns to her talented classmate and his unorthodox approach to acting. At some point in our lives, we all end up in the uncomfortable situation of being asked to follow a leader we may not entirely agree[…]
Blackface is a period piece set in 1934 that explores the racial violence of a small southern town through the eyes of minstrel actor Henry Roberts. After being pressured by his best friend to participate in a lynching, Henry struggles to come to terms with the gruesome racial brutality exhibited[…]
Meat the Leekes discusses themes of isolation, despair, pressure, and mental illness. It is a tense and uncomfortable portrait of an idyllic and aspirational family life gone stale, and the now vacuous and toxic relationships that remain within. It’s commonplace that the families we grow up with, the people we[…]