by Venetia Taylor

When it comes to blind dating, some things are meant to be -- whether you like it or not.

Olivia Newman

Fourteen year-old Monique “Mo” Morris is the only girl on what has been the all-boys wrestling team. As she prepares for her first, co-ed high school match, we learn that her desire to dominate the male opponent she will face on the mat is about more than proving to her skeptical teammates that she has earned her starting position. She is also wrestling to connect to her father, a former wrestler, and struggling single dad.


by Andrea Dorfman

Looking at 11-year-old Anne riding her bike, climbing fences or jumping on the trampoline, you see a normal, cheerful girl. But not everything is as it seems. Anne has Tourette syndrome, which means she sometimes has to spin around in circles (always to the right) or lick everything in sight. That might be a tomato while doing the grocery shopping, but it could also be the cash register or a redeemable bottle. Anne is ashamed of her behavior - she wants to be able to explain what's wrong with her and does her best to keep her tics under wraps for an entire school day. Longer than that is just too hard: "Like when you're underwater and you need to take a breath, that's how it feels." In addition to her tics, Anne is also more emotional than other kids her age. "When I get mad, I get three times as mad as you do." Despite her problem, Anne does what she can to go through life as normally as possible. She enjoys playing with her friends, who know her and don't require any explanations. "They don't even notice it anymore."


by Angela Gorsica Alford

Angela Alford is a first-time filmmaker and lifetime basketball player. She played for USA Basketball and for Vanderbilt University from 1994-1997, and, after a career as a software engineer and a motherhood sabbatical, started her own video production company in 2007. Her love of telling personal narratives led her into documentary work. Angela graduated from Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies in 2011. Granny’s Got Game is her first film.


by Alexandra Liveris

After being mistreated as a part-time hire, Mexican immigrant María finds her voice, a community, and dignity within the San Francisco Women’s Collective—an all women worker-run group that provides cleaning jobs in exchange for activism on behalf of the rights of domestic laborers. María is proud of her work, yet her deepest motivation for putting in long hours is to provide a better life for her children.

by Dimitra Nikolopoulou

With no job and the power cut off at home, Athina takes her last 64 Euros and heads to the electricity company, hoping to make some sort of settlement. On the way, she meets an unemployed dad and his hungry child, a woman searching through garbage cans for food, and an elderly gentleman who can’t afford his medications. This is a journey into a contemporary Athens rocked by recent economic crises, with an expected ending.

by Celia Bullwinkel

A woman walks through life, confronts her changing body and learns to love herself.


by Julie Engaas

Enter a world where sound gives shape to space.

by Danielle Lurie

Sam Cabbage decides to show her appreciation for her mailman by leaving him a present in her mailbox, and is delighted when he leaves her a present back. A gift giving exchange ensues, culminating in a twist ending and love connection Sam could never have imagined.