Featured Projects

NORTH STAR
Genre: Drama

A rural rancher and his ailing husband, struggling against poverty and isolation, make a heartbreaking decision in order to preserve the dignity of their marriage.  +

Mass Romantic
Genre: Documentary

When filmmakers and scholars race against time to save 20,000 Indian films from extinction, they reveal how culture is lost—and found—in the digital age.  +

Umi -The Sea-
Genre: Drama

After a tsunami devastate Northern Japan, a spared fisherman learns how to dive to search for the remains of his missing wife but a freak diving accident forces him to reconcile  +

Hawaiian Soul
Genre: Drama

Against the backdrop of the 1970s native rights movement, a young Hawaiian activist must gain the support of an agitated and skeptical group of community elders to aid in  +

Lights Camera Uganda
Genre: Documentary

Uganda’s “Tarantino of the slums” Isaac Nabwana overcomes everything to build his action movie studio in the ghetto. Now he faces his biggest challenge yet.  +

Displaced
Genre: Documentary

DISPLACED is a neglected history of Lithuanian emigration and Russian oppression.  After WWII, many Eastern Europeans prepared to flee the Soviet Union with its expanding web  +

Tattoo Mike: The Illustrated Man
Genre: Documentary

A young artist with a fatal medical condition comes to New York City to have his face tattooed so he can live the life of a carnival sideshow performer, years before a sideshow  +

QUEST
Genre: Documentary

QUEST is a portrait of an American Family living in North Philadelphia captured over the course of ten years.  +

Petit Beurre (working title)
Genre: Drama

Struggling with the transition into adulthood, a young Iranian- French-American woman escapes from the city and ventures to Cap Ferret where she reunites with her childhood  +

Tromaville: A Celluloid Love Story (Working Title)
Genre: Documentary

For half a century, Pat and Lloyd Kaufman operated in opposite film realms. She rose to NYS Film Commissioner while his irreverent cult indie film factory, Troma Entertainment,  +

Margie Joseph Makes A New Impression (working title)
Genre: Documentary

A short documentary about RnB singer Margie Joseph who made incredible but forgotten recordings with top musicians and producers. Is creative success alone enough?  +

Technotality
Genre: Documentary

Avant-garde 1920’s and 30’s physicians thrust aside all constraints set by the old scientific and religious guards and launch a global movement, as they carry out  +

Nia on Vacation
Genre: Drama

A depressed twenty-something receives a one-way ticket to freedom. Will she discover paradise, or is escape relative?  +

Rise
Genre: Drama

Based on the true story of one courageous woman’s journey, which sets an epic love story against a backdrop of terror, espionage, revolution and the birth of a new  +

The Way Up
Genre: Documentary

Meet the real innovators. Follow low-income families and communities as they take power collectively, building real-world solutions to poverty in America.  +

Nine
Genre: Documentary

Nine follows Gerald Hankerson, a formerly wrongfully incarcerated Black community leader as he works tirelessly to free the wrongfully convicted former cellmate who raised him.  +

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