Painted City explores the history of Washington, D.C.’s community murals and the preservation issues they face in rapidly changing neighborhoods by following one local woman’s efforts to study and save them.
A jilted bride finally faces the truth about her ex-fiancé after a newly-installed speed camera on her street pushes her to the edge.
When there’s a gun crime in America, there’s only one place to go to trace the gun back to its owner: Martinsburg, West Virginia. That’s where the ATF’s National Tracing Center handles roughly 8,000 active traces per day — all while inside a government-mandated technology time-capsule that makes searching a database of gun owners impossible. With more gun stores in the U.S.A. than McDonalds, Starbucks, and supermarkets combined, there’s a lot of paperwork to manually sort through. And it’s truly a sight to behold.
A short visit through five generations of a family’s history, focusing on the artist, Edward Hopper, who captured their home one sunny Fall morning in 1932. This meditative short film, presents how the concept of family and an artist’s work can reach beyond the confines of a period.
Buffy has a secret. She’s in love with her boss, Dan, but can’t admit it, choosing instead to stalk him on Instagram. That is, until she accidentally “double taps” on one of his posts which leads to wildly unsuccessful attempts to cover her tracks. The script on which Double Tap is based was a finalist in the 2017 DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition.
At the outbreak of the Kosovo War, six year old Bini is only thinking about his most prized possession, a piece of candy. When suddenly he and his family are faced with life threatening obstacles, Bini learns that candy may not be the only thing of value he loses that day. War and family come together in this touching film about love, loss, and sacrifice.
Inspired by Wynton Marsalis’ 2007 Jazz release ‘Supercapitalism’. The film combines bright visuals and the upbeat music to show someone consumed with the art of consumption, and how this beautiful villain takes her addiction to retail to menacing new heights.
Visual effects artists are responsible for some of the most iconic moments in movie history. But while Hollywood’s profits grow, visual effects artists struggle for fair pay, representation and recognition beyond the most prestigious award in film — an Oscar.
A boy on a bicycle demonstrates all the colors of life.
The film explores the plight of the 3.5 million Americans who experience homelessness each year and calls on Congress to act on their behalf and in hopes to prompt people to stop and think about the issue of homelessness, to spark real and tangible change.