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THROUGH A CLASS DARKLY

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DIRECTOR: Michael Tierno

Madeline experiences the collapse of her faith after taking Professor Turner's existentialism class. Soon she's offered immortality by an alien being if she does the unthinkable...encourage other students to commit suicide to steal their life force. She refuses at first and then goes wild, drinks, smokes pot, has sex with a guy and a girl and finally sings and dances her way to reconciling the absurdity of life with her need to believe in God.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 2:00 PM
90 minutes Musical Drama VENUE: LIBRARY

THROUGH THE COBWEB: A Visual Testimony

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DIRECTOR:
Leonardo Martinez

A step by step, up close and personal perspective on what the LGBT nightlife looks like and how I view it as not only dissatisfying, but a struggle. Pointing out all the stigmatism surrounding the LGBT community, we walk step by step through the process of what it's like to meet another guy in the club.
DATE: WED. APRIL 19
TIME: 7:15 PM
9 minutes,
MUSIC VIDEO
VENUE: STVDIO B

TINKER

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DIRECTOR: Sonny Marler

A man, a machine, and an unexpected turn of events, may be what is needed to change the world.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 102 minutes
Family, Sci-Fi, PTSD Drama
VENUE: ROXY

TOUCH

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DIRECTOR: Ernie Smith

A massage therapist touches people with her heart as she's loses the ability to touch them physically.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 6:30 PM
10 minutes Drama
VENUE: STVDIO B

TREASURE NEST

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DIRECTORS: Joy (Meng-Chwen) Tien & Allison Botkin & Mike Bourbeau

Treasure Nest is a 3D animated short following the adventures of Blue a cat-like creature in search of hidden riches. Along his way Blue discovers a bird-like creature named Peanut who he reluctantly brings along in hopes that she will be the key to unlocking the treasure.
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 6:30 PM
6 minutes Animation Adventure STUDENT VENUE: ROXY

TUNED IN

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DIRECTOR: Matthew Marshall

Emma, a teenager who disobeys dinner table rules of her parents by having her cell phone at the table gets grounded until she learns to get priorities straight and learn the value of relationships.
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 8:00 PM
14 minutes Youth Family Comedy
VENUE: STVDIO B

TYPICAL TUESDAY

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DIRECTOR: Morgan Thompson

Isabelle tries to set up two of her friends during a game night but when someone's significant other shows up it complicates the whole plan.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 12:30 PM
11 minutes Romance Drama STUDENT VENUE: LIBRARY

UNCHAINED LOVE

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DIRECTOR: Israel Marquez

A young couple's struggle with infidelity turns violent'
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 7:00 PM
10 minutes Romance Drama VENUE: ROXY

UNCLE BUZZY'S HOUSE

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DIRECTOR: Kristine Niven & Christina Vinsick

LOGLINE: Taken in by a loving uncle, three adopted cousins challenge the line between blood and chosen family.
DATE: TUES. APRIL 18
TIME: 9:00 PM
10 minutes Family Drama
VENUE: STVDIO B

UNCLE KEN

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DIRECTOR: Ron Johnson

The only place where 12 year old Mike can stay overnight while his parents are out of state is with his beloved Aunt Carol and her husband Ken. Mike is happy that he can stay with his aunt and uncle. Uncle Ken even asked if he would like to go fishing with him on Saturday before Aunt Carol took him home and Aunt Carol was going to play monopoly with him.

But things aren't like he thought they would be. Mike gets the scare of his life and doesn't understand why his father doesn't do something.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 12:00 PM
26 minutes Family Drama-Abuse Issues VENUE: OK MUSIC HALL

UNCLE MAX

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DIRECTOR: Albert Fry Jr.

Uncle Max has passed away. His nephew Billy, along with his wife Michelle, his sister Janice, and brother-in-law Steve, are traveling from Arizona to Nebraska for the funeral - in an old, 1976 Lincoln - when they break down in Albuquerque. It's going to take three days to get the part they need - but the funeral is in two. There is of course, just a little bit more to the story. "It is the 'Land of Enchantment', you know - that's pretty cool!" ;-)
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 7:30 PM
27 minutes Comedy VENUE: STVDIO B

UNDERTOW

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DIRECTOR:Shelly Brandon

A visual and emotional journey through one woman's experience with depression.
DATE: TUES. APRIL 18
TIME: 7:00 PM
17 minutes Drama VENUE: STVDIO B

DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 8:00 PM
17 minutes Drama VENUE: ROXY

UNSTOPPABLE IRVING FIELDS-DOC

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DIRECTOR: Martin Feinberg

Unstoppable Irving Fields is the story of Irving Fields, one of the most influential American musicians of all time, and his daring attempt to resurge his career at age 99.
When all his peers are retired or dead, Irving can't wait to go to work every day, playing piano for New Yorkers. He's the oldest musician still working in America - maybe the world - and proud of it. He's sold millions of records, co-wrote a hit with Louis Armstrong, and is a world-renowned pianist with an endless stream of great stories to tell. But now he's facing his greatest challenge: he's been laid off.
DATE: TUES. APRIL 18
TIME: 1:30 PM
78 minutes MUSIC, HISTORY, DOCUMENTARY VENUE: ROXY

UNTO ME

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DIRECTOR: Jonathan Moch

A Nancy Vuu short fashion film.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 6:30 PM
7 minutes Faith Drama VENUE: STVDIO B

UPSTAIRS

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DIRECTOR: Joseph Spadaro

Joe, Matt, Sarah and Francine are four guys in their twenties. They all live in Brighton, a wonderful sea-side town looking the ocean, where they attend the local university. Each of them has his own peculiar personality, as witnessed by their different choices for what concerns their studies, and through their education and backgrounds, that will become apparent little by little as the story progresses.
DATE: WED. APRIL 19
TIME: 4:30 PM
22 minutes Comedy TV PILOT VENUE: ROXY

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