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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York Festival
Film-related Business, Shorts Program

Show us your film. We'll show you success.

81%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

Retch

Seattle Short
Horror, Sci-Fi

An unseen force kills travelers stranded on a broken-down bus. Biases ratchet up the tension when they suspect the murders aren’t random.

85%

This project got the green light!

CUDDLE

Seattle Series
Comedy

Dina wants to change the world with the power of touch, but the hardest person to hug is herself.

100%

This project got the green light!

D.I.Y.

Philadelphia Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.

125%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.

150%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

This project got the green light!

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.

82%

This project got the green light!

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles Series
Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Real Artists

San Francisco Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job; but then discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

112%

This project got the green light!

F*ck Yes Series

Los Angeles Series
Romance, Comedy

F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)

133%

This project got the green light!

Cleaner Daze

Santa Cruz Series
Drama, Transmedia

Jasmine, the new counselor at a Juvenile Drug Treatment Center, struggles to mentor a colorful crew of teenage drug addicts.

106%

This project got the green light!

Iron

Seattle Short
Drama, History

During the First World War, an unflinching young woman is determined to defy traditional roles by becoming a night watchman on the railroad.

114%

This project got the green light!

Eudaemonia

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

A serendipitous mistake leads to a fleeting encounter between a traveller and a reclusive New Yorker. A film about the power of connection.

100%

This project got the green light!

Boys on the Inside

Seattle Feature
Documentary

Boys on the Inside is a feature documentary about ‘boy’ culture in women’s prisons in Washington State.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Future of Man

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A young mother defies a strict religious cult to obtain critical medical care for her dying son.

94%

This project got the green light!

Locked

Seattle Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A former marathon runner struggles to free herself from fear a year after surviving a terror attack.

86%

This project got the green light!

Girl Clown the Feature Film

New York Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A quirky romantic comedy about a mousy woman who attempts to overcome her shyness by becoming a clown. Based on the award-winning short.

118%

This project got the green light!

A punk Daydream

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.

101%

This project got the green light!

Bones

Nashville Short
Drama, Mystery

A battered girl must journey through a dark and violent world to discover the truth behind why her boyfriend mysteriously vanished

85%

This project got the green light!

Acute Failure

Los Angeles Feature
Drama

A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.

102%

This project got the green light!

Colton

Seattle Feature
Drama, Thriller

A young man, influenced by an insidious online entity, is coerced towards extremism and is driven to consider a desperate act of violence.

102%

This project got the green light!

Ordinary Women

San Francisco Series
Animation, History

Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Long Haul

Seattle Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Magic Mike meets The Full Monty in a documentary featuring six "Average Joes"

113%

This project got the green light!

BRIDES TO BE

Seattle Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.

112%

This project got the green light!

See You On the Other Side

Seattle Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

Love is a superpower.

111%

This project got the green light!

Rez

Short
Drama

An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his young sister on the Leech Lake reservation.

118%

This project got the green light!

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