Maísa is a woman preoccupied with appearances and overly connected to the online world. She is married to the conservative Leonardo who seemingly lives up to a high standard. Their struggling relationship worsens when they meet another couple. Adélia is independent, manipulative and determined. Her new boyfriend, Heitor, is sensitive and caring but has a hard time being forceful.
Each has varying dreams and desires as they flirt with the idea of changing relationships.
A seventeen-year-old gang member is convicted of murder and sentenced to live with a family that has lost their son to violent crime.
Violent crime is out of control, regularly committed by juvenile offenders without remorse. Proposition 432, a new crime law, provides promise by sentencing perpetrators 17 & under to live with a family which has lost a member to violent crime. Juan Sanchez, a teenage gangbanger, is assigned to live with a bereavement family, the Romero’s, after they lose their only son to gang violence. Juan expects his stay with the Romero’s to be a cake-walk, but soon finds that living among those left behind has overwhelming consequences.
Zayvian, a troubled teenager, is guilty over the death of his twin brother. He repeatedly acts out, attempting to gain the attention of his parents and, ultimately, seeking absolution for the murder. Faced with a life or death dilemma, Zayvian’s ultimate decision will impact the lives of eight other boys from the neighborhood. 59 Seconds is a haunting coming of age story about one young man’s attempt to reclaim lost hope.Zayvian, a troubled teenager, is guilty over the death of his twin brother. He repeatedly acts out, attempting to gain the attention of his parents and, ultimately, seeking absolution for the murder. Faced with a life or death dilemma, Zayvian’s ultimate decision will impact the lives of eight other boys from the neighborhood. 59 Seconds is a haunting coming of age story about one young man’s attempt to reclaim lost hope.
In the theme of “The Truman Show” & “Pleasantville”, the fictional characters in the popular sitcom “Suburbia” come to realize they’re not real… and the show is ending. Now in the season’s finale, the characters must find a way to keep the show going or they will cease to exist.
With Christmas fast approaching, a group of friends begin to realize not all is what it seems – they are characters in a sit-com. What also becomes clear is this is the last episode and the show is set to be cancelled. Thus begins a different kind of plot, one to save the show itself and the impending doom that comes with cancellation.
Filled with heart, laughs, drama, and Christmas cheer, A CHRISTMAS CANCELLATION is a genre bending, thought provoking, movie within a show.
Love is out there… Way out there.
Walter Kipling is an introverted yet determined inventor at Zspace Industries with a dream of being a hero in space exploration. When he's passed over for a fellowship on an upcoming launch in favor of the beautiful Katherine White, Walter returns to his daily grind in the math lab. But when Shuttle 9 goes missing, Walter and his childhood solar-powered space helmet may be Katherine's only chance for coming back to Earth alive. Walter will have one desperate last chance to be the "somebody" he dreamed.
Who controls the fear?
Professor Addington and a group of trainee medical psychologists pursue the case of a teenage girl, Lai, who seems to have unusual mental abilities. It soon becomes clear that Lai is manipulating them in ways they are not able to control. With several unexplained deaths, the team find themselves in a race against time to counter the deadly impact of exposure from this disturbed young mind.
Based on a play that toys with us as much as it plays with itself, A One-Sided Affair is a provocative exploration of current events. When a famous composer dies, he leaves his family in a dilemma: either they become the center of a national controversy or let his entire estate go to his cats. Tensions about the embarrassing topic rise when a right-wing newscaster stays under the same roof as the left-leaning, opinionated family.
"A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair." - Niccolo Machiavelli
Set amidst the violent and turbulent 1870’s California Gold Rush, EULA JANE SEELEY is left to fend for herself after the tragic death of her mother. Eula falls for JACK RIVERS, a young Native American. This sparks the jealousy of one her suitors who is filling her with false hopes of marriage. Now she must grow up quickly and make difficult choices while trying not to endanger herself and those around her.
Destiny could be closer than you think. In this award-winning romantic comedy, the solitary residents in a Los Angeles apartment building suddenly find themselves forced to rely on each other during the California stay-at-home. They are about to learn a lot about themselves as well as their rather unusual neighbors.
Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt to be adults (key word: attempt).
No money, no plan, just problems. Welcome to ADULTING. You’re probably familiar with the idea: spending your whole life preparing for adulthood and then realizing you have no idea what you’re doing. Adulting explores this hilarious and terrifying part of our lives through an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie. Katie is a relentlessly chipper actress (waitress) and Charlie’s the hardened realist who just wants you to give up and start drinking. They’ve just graduated college and moved to L.A. with big dreams and empty wallets. From finding apartments, to sharing a mattress, to learning the difference between a head and a clove of garlic - the girls learn life lessons the hard way: failing hard and pushing through (cue the tequila).
Affected tells the story of a small business owner who lost over 90% of his revenue in a matter of months after Covid-19 hit America. With much frustration and few options, Artem decided to embark on a journey to document the lives of others who have been impacted by the pandemic.
Throughout his journey, we explore the immeasurable gaps in society, race, education and medicine that have been exponentially magnified. A new divide is on the rise between those who think Covid-19 is a mere hoax that’s killing business, jobs and our economy, and those who think this is one of the biggest pandemics human beings have ever witnessed.
Will these differences cause us to grow further apart or will we manage to come closer together in the face of a new adversary? This documentary doesn’t focus on dates and numbers but instead explores the human aspect of a pandemic that has become as polarizing as it is deadly.
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Ali wants to be a boxer but there is one glaring obstacle: He is blind. A boxing coach believes in him but his mother and the boxing community feel Ali will only succeed in getting hurt. Unconcerned about their opinions, Ali continues to train for a fight, feeling his dream and desire matters most of all.
Note: This is the world's first boxing film in which a blind actor in real life has played the role of a boxer.