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2 Below 0 (Trailer)
Frostbitten & love smitten! It's the bitterly cold Winter of 1979 as Rusty types away in his trailer. His fiancé had just left him at the alter and in response, Rusty uproots himself from Minnesota and relocates to the middle of nowhere. He's not compl...
A Horses' Prayer
A young warrior prepares his horse for battle with symbols of strength and bravery. The spirits of those great horses lives on in horses today. A HORSES' PRAYER Documentary Short Film serves as a Voice for Horses to remind us they are, Sacred Animals ...
A Natural Choice
Carleen, a proud, beautiful black sister, is confronted by her boss about her hair style.
A Nun's Curse
While on a weekend trip, a group of friends are forced to seek shelter inside an abandoned prison where a nun named Sister Monday had once been assigned. During her time at the prison, Sister Monday was suspected of killing prisoners who were serving ...
A Rodeo Film
A bull rider who falls out of love with the sport must choose between his family’s legacy of rodeo and his own aspirations of life.
A little dog wants his ball.
In the aftermath of the singularity, Cole, a mute "modified" human, struggles with memory loss, indicating an unstable future for humanity. Her past and scrambled memories may be a key to unlocking a way to prevent the end of humanity.
After multiple encounters with her bully and a little academic inspiration, an African-American teen girl ﬁnally stands up for herself against classmates that question her cultural identity.
In a world where people can be allergic to race, a mother struggles with the possibility that her bi-racial son may be developing an allergy.
Antenna Farm follows Raymond, a young boy with Asperger’s who attempts to build a radio transmitter capable of communicating with his older brother after his untimely death.
Augustus, an escaped slave masquerading as a free man in Massachusetts just prior to the Civil War, experiences nightmares of his son's death and a future America that resembles the struggles of his own time. Shaken to his core, Augustus realizes the ...
A group of cosplayers driving to an anime convention are haunted by a supernatural entity after reading a cursed Manga.
In a repressed, old and dusty western town, a hero rides in to bring justice.
Behind the Bellydance
An inside look into London's diverse belly dance community.
Bella and the Slasher
Bella is a girl that can't seem to fit in... but also doesn't want to. In an attempt to connect with her shadowy past, she discovers the most unusual type of friendship.
A preppy college boy is eager to gain the supernatural powers of a werewolf, little does he know what truly awaits him behind the bite.
A suspicious, intolerant neighbor wants to take down a little girl's lemonade stand.
Amateur photographer Nora hires young male model Des to do a risqué photoshoot at a remote location in the Texas hill country. As strangers to each other, they are free to be whoever they want; but when they are caught trespassing on private property...
Jason and Caleb have been friends for the better part of a decade, but then Casey comes home.
Bryers Cucumber Tostino's
The story of a man-boy who lives in a corner market, still waiting for his mom to come pick him up.
Buffalo & Trout
Two female drugs addicts heist a white supremacist safe house but are faced with a decision; take the cash or save a young girl's life.
An artist suffering from server writers block relies on the friendship of their dog in this multi-genre sci-fi short. Based on many true stories, this video-animation hybrid ruminates the relationship between dancing and earthly survival at the "end ...
Two sisters traveling West take a detour to a small motel with plans to explore a serial killer’s old dumping ground.
Directed by Olivia Carter, Colors Run follows the unlikely friendship of a broken old soul and a young imaginative girl. She dreams of an imaginary circus while he just wants out of this town to start a new. They never knew their paths would cross...
Cathedral of Smoke
In central Texas, BBQ is a religion and the Cathedral of Smoke is Mecca.
Ducky just wants a quick score, but when he visits his dealer at the wrong time, he gets more than he bargained for.
After discovering a chupacabra, two friends set out to make a documentary proving its existence equipped with a supposedly reliable resource from Reddit.
When a stalker handcuffs himself to YouTuber Hailey, she faces life or death decisions…if he is for real.
Closed for the Weekend
A special agent is left for dead, as the fix is in and she’s on the run, or is it her plot for revenge? Time is ticking.
Set in Florida, a 12 year old Puerto Rican girl’s perspective changes when she brings a popular dessert dish, Arroz con Leche, to a thanksgiving event at her school and no one eats it.
Compartmentalization Storage Facility
A skeptical woman checks out an extraordinary storage facility where customers can, quite literally, compartmentalize their issues. A cowboy-salesman haphazardly tries to get her to commit to a unit, but she is hesitant. Her walk down suppressed-memory...
Set in small town Ireland in 1981, an anxious, stuttering teen struggles to save his demented family while caught in a love triangle between gorgeous playgirl Carla and the nerdy Donna.
Awoken by the hand of a devious man, a young woman finds herself in a horrifying position. Bound to a table and unable to escape, she must beg for her life as the menacing killer draws her nearer to his blade.
A failed filmmaker decides to end it all after yet another rejection, but her dog has other plans. A story about never knowing what's around the corner.
Dan and Baz are looking for kicks on their last day of school. Cork medical students Jack and Sean arrive to find their way among Ireland's affluent youth, and songwriter Fi struggles to break through on the cutthroat Dublin music scene.
Eat Your Heart Out
In Wallace’s world, falling in love means giving your heart away. Literally. With her wedding only days away, Wallace must retrieve her heart from Douglas, her first love, and put it back into her chest before walking down the aisle. But when Douglas ...
A married couple fights over the involvement of technology and a third person in their lives.
A girl who is addicted to her phone gets consumed by her technology when she goes to the computer lab to meet her friend.
Inspired by minimalist cinema, this film aims to explore the connection between unfulfilled longing and the human body.
A reporter interviews the manager of the Boston Red Sox in an attempt to uncover secrets from his past.
A man in his morning routine is taken by surprise when eyes start appearing in objects around him.
Falling From Arms
John recently lost his wife and son to an active shooter at their school. Now as his daughter Claire prepares for her first day back at school after the life altering incident, John searches for new ways to cope with the grief. What he learns from those a
A woman unable to leave her home must come to terms with the disappearance of her daughter.
The FBI Behavioral Science Department sets out to interview the very charismatic Ted Bundy. How will this end? (This is a Mindhunter Spoof)
An exploration of longing and desire.
Fully Formed Adults: Pay or Quit
Brandon wants to evict Sean, but Sean has “stuff to trade!”.
In this quirky, music-filled adventure, a timid voice actress agrees to help a socially isolated genius build himself a friend.
Go Ahead, Grab Time by the Throat
Abby and James got engaged and broke up on the same day. Abby filmed it on her phone and then made a movie about it two months later. This is that movie. Part documentary, part narrative, partly confusing for everyone.
Go Rona Rona
Music Video Spoof of Joe Exotic from Tiger King's "Here Kitty Kitty" called Go Rona Rona.
Callie is a young wife in the midst of dying. While coming to grips with such an early end to her own life, she suspects her husband, Amit, is moving on from her too early. She uses her best friend, Hannah, as a means of comfort and consolation. Hannah...
A Fast-Food Worker is put to the test when his worst-case scenario becomes too real to handle.
A plus-size male stripper knocks on the wrong door and is thrust into the criminal underworld. His only chance to save the club and himself is to do what he does best... DANCE!
As the allure and dangers of the 90's South Central gangster lifestyle surround him, Kito Lewis, a witty young black baseball player strives to master his sport leaving him with an important decision about which "hat" he will wear in life.
A grieving husband comes to terms with the loss of his wife the only way he knows how, on a night that would have marked their eighteenth year wedding anniversary.
Five twentysomethings living quarantined together search for meaning in each other and confront their own mortality as they start to succumb to an impending plague.
A Thanksgiving kitchen crisis gives two lonely strangers a heartfelt connection.
How To Stop A Recurring Dream
Faced with a split custody break up, a family’s older daughter kidnaps her hostile sister to embark on a journey to reconnect before they part.
I Found it at the Video Store
For more than 20 years, Naro Video has provided the Hampton Roads, VA community with a curated selection of film from its 43,000+ title selection. As online streaming services have encroached on the home video market, Naro Video has fought to keep its ...
I See a Darkness
Alex is a photographer working for a commercial agency. He’s weary from creating uninspired content at the job and an increasingly dysfunctional relationship at home. The more he tries to fit in at work and justify his relationship the further away ...
I'll Miss You
A couple breaks up right before going to a friend's wedding.
In Flowers Through Space
The Fibonacci Sequence has long been witnessed in nature and the universe but rarely used in creating an album. In director Dennis Cahlo's first full length documentary, we follow producer/engineer E Scott Lindner as he uses the sequence to create a ...
Off a lonely Texas highway, a group of hustlers prey on the desperados who have come for sex, drugs and Mommas special milk. When a murderous cowboy rolls into town, a young trans boys quickly sees an opportunity to feed the physical and emotional ...
Two idiot ranch hands pretend to be fugitive train robbers to get attention from the ladies at an old west saloon.
Joe & The Shawl
Joe Potay, an adorable tow truck driver really digs Kelli, a fellow North Carolinian, when he meets her as he changes her dead car battery. But Joe’s interest takes a sharp right turn when he learns that Kelli is a Muslim. Kelli finds herself stuck in ...
Tommy dos Santos wasn’t born a psychopath, really, nor was he made into a sociopath, per se. He’s something entirely new, and he’s walking his own path – a path that will run red with the blood of the foulest most fiendishly frightening creatures ever ...
2 hit men argue about 90's sitcoms on their way to a Job.
To some people, having a phone that duplicates whatever it takes a picture of might seem like a super power. But for one troubled young man, this power becomes the ultimate weapon to keep his inner demons at bay.
In this chilling unaffiliated, yet brilliantly unofficial sequel to the V/H/S franchise, a young couple discovers a haunted Laserdisc that holds a plethora of horrific stories from some of today's biggest names in horror. The couple, despite bloody ...
A teenager cares for her younger sibling and multi-ethnic local orphans in the face of danger after her Grandmother is killed surrendering to the Mexican Army toward the end of the Texas Revolution.
Living Like a King
To most people an ideal life consists of a fulfilling career, children, home, and security. To Robert Earl it consists of installing a septic tank in the middle of the desert. He wasn’t always like this. He did have a house, business and a career that ...
Celeste, a lonely outcast, searches for love and understanding online and meets a charming man who has a much different date night in mind.
A woman must face her past traumas to discover the disappearance of her mother.
ycanthropy is a dark investigative thriller short film, which follows detectives Mark Kessler and John Mills, as they search for a missing girl.
The story starts in the middle of a crime investigation. We meet the detectives as they wait to search ...
Janis believes growing up without a father has led her down a destructive path of rebellion and bad choices. She wound up in an abusive relationship, so bad, that one day she came home to her child dead on the floor. Out of anger, she grabbed a gun, ...
One brave soul must decide whether or not she wants to risk other's lives or her own in order to try and stop a necrophile police officer from using his job for the wrong reasons.
In a dystopian age, Elliot, a special youth and his mom help a gentleman caught up in the future, a woman stuck in the past, and a young man plagued by insecurities get where they need to go both physically and metaphysically.
A young girl's ice cream fantasy could be a reality if it was not for a pesky yellow note from her mom. She's torn with a decision.
A group is attacked by an unknown creature. A woman is knocked unconscious during the attack and thought dead. The next day she awakens with a mission.
A husband and wife talk at cross purposes via text messaging, resulting in a horrendous discovery for one of them.
A film about how easy it is to misinterpret written text without context, and how humans really need to learn how to communicate more ...
Quinn, a 22 year-old rebellious Texan who believes she's more grown up than she actually is, embarks on a road trip from Austin to Dallas when she spies a hitchhiker on the side of the road.
Momma's Bible Music Video
15 year old Cam Shelton performs the song Momma's bible written by him.
A man wakes up in a mansion with no recollection of how he got there. A mysterious figure helps him face his inner demons.
No Ordinary Love
When two women are betrayed by their manipulative husbands, they begin plotting to find a way out. The escape they seek, turns deadly.
Sam gets on the subway to get home. He catches the eye of April. The two of them discover they have way more in common than where they’re heading. Sometimes you need a noisy place to have a quiet conversation.
In the depths of the marijuana business set in Humboldt County, a woman tries to help her ex-boyfriend keep the rights to his farm in a dirty business deal.
One Last Monster
Empress Eura, ruler of the distant world of Adin, faces her greatest challenge when she is forced to face her prejudices and choose between trusting or killing a monster who arrives on Adin with a warning that could save or destroy her people.
Out of Line
In this surreal opera, a woman struggles to uphold the protective shield of her public identity when the many hidden and repressed facets of her personality come together to plan a mutiny.
Out of the Walls
Jake must make his mother forgive herself for a tragic accident. As the walls of the house “breathe” making her fear they will swallow her, she drinks away her reality. Forced into sobriety and with Jake’s help, she cleans house and forgives herself.
Two brothers stay up late playing video games, but the delicate balance of power falls apart when the younger brother beats the older brother for the first time.
Gary Clark Jr. is heading down the road of life and looking back to where he came from. Shot in black and white super35mm, 'Pearl Cadillac' showcases moonlight as the image of a mother's love.
A troubled young woman is consumed with the yearning to find the perfect man in a crowded NYC dating scene, even if it means building one herself, piece by piece.
For Sara, being a teen is real horror
When a man finds a mysterious note in his home, his mind begins to unravel alongside the mystery.
Five lovely ladies organize a neighborhood get-together.
After 'rescuing' Princess Futura by blowing up her homeworld, Kid Conrad must make things right. A proof of concept for a television show-video game hybrid.
A press liaison to the mayor of Whemapoke thinks he is in for a quick and easy press conference when he is confronted with lots of damning evidence that the mayor is a sexual deviant.
Set on a farm in 1960, a widower is coerced into sheltering a mysterious, injured woman whose misfortune spreads to his land. When his crops begin to die, he comes to believe he's somehow being punished for helping her. As he gets set to evict her, one...
Proper British Sex
At the turn of the century, a lady constantly badgers her husband for sex until things get out of hand...
Inspired by his last years as a public writer, Mathieu publishes his first novel. The critics are ecstatic, but the book surprises Mathilde, his employer, who fires him right away.
R.L. Allman's Peter Pan
With a dark, whimsical twist, we retell the story of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up. In this live-action modern version, San Francisco stands in as Neverland and we introduce Peter before his conflict with Hooke and take you on a wild ride.
A grieving couple solicits the aid of a witch to resurrect their dead daughter but the child who appears has more sinister plans.
Let's start over again.
Ridin' Ropin' & Jumpin' Over Cars
The story of a bigger than life woman who lived an amazing life in rodeo in the 1930's - 1960's is depicted in this documentary created from interviews with the now 90-year-old and her unbelievable treasure of memorabilia.
Ridin' Ropin' & Jumpin' O
SADDLE OF HOPE ...for the Horse Nation
The spirit of the horse is powerful force leading the way in this inspiring tale of Native Traditions honoring horses and how an epic journey of hope for the Horse Nation begins when an old broken-down saddle finds its way to a Kentucky barn.
Salting the Fly
With a precarious fate approaching, Danny, an autistic teenager, and his older brother David perform a familiar childhood ritual to lighten the gravity of their plight. As time runs out, however, the brothers must leave their childhood behind to ...
San Marcos River Project
The San Marcos River project is a San Marcos Texas community wide attempt to keep the river alive. It shows the San Marcos river’s persistence: fighting against invasive plants, replacing them with native species (including famous Texas Wild Rice that ...
A brother and sister make an overnight drive to scatter their parent's ashes.
Noah, a sexually frustrated young man, confronts his parents about his bachelorhood when he's forced to marry the Sex Toy he ordered off the internet.
It was supposed to be just another ordinary evening for the couple who had a cute baby not long ago. The father is just coming from work, the mother will get up to heat the food but most importantly - do not wake up the baby who just falls asleep becau...
During a brutal Winter storm, a bartender befriends a homeless man and brings him home for a warm meal and an ancient ritual.
Just a couple of guy, who are spies, doing the spy thing.
Strut - 1980s (Music Video)
Pierre’s prized pink flamingo has been brazenly pickpocketed! The shocking crime has led to a phone call to the FBI (Flamingo Bureau of Investigation) & the search is on. The situation grows so dire that the Pink Ninja is called to duty! ...
The Mismanagement of Medwin Monroe
A Machiavellian middle manager toys with his employees in this send-up of Corporate America.
In this war/horror satire, a group of modern-day Americans are captured by a WW2-era Uboat, with a sinister cargo, bound for New York City.
A sentimental horror story about crying yourself to sleep in the dark.
A mockumentary comedy about a millennial couple navigating the choppy waters of their first home-buying experience, and finding they're caught in the middle of a contentious turf war between a pair of Orange County Realtors.
The Anxious Taxidermist - A Musical
The story follows Marie, a young woman who uses her secret passion for taxidermy to cope with debilitating anxiety.
The Badge, The Gun & The Hangman's Noose
A ruthless desperado faces the ghosts of his past, as he flees from the law of the Old West.
The Bra Mitzvah
Becca is about to have her Bat Mitzvah, but her Nana insists she does one thing first: get a "real bra".
Castle Church Brewing Community, America's first modern-day church-owned brewery, is reintroducing the age-old concept of combining faith-based fellowship and beer under the same roof. Patrons from all walks of life are welcome to grab a pint, join in ...
The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Set in the early sixties, THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE follows the misadventures of Dr. Bill Cortner (Patrick Green), a brilliant surgeon, whose unorthodox practices produce fantastic results – the reanimation of dead tissue. Bill’s father and mentor, Will
The Dog Days of Quarantine
While sheltering-in-place during the Covid-19 pandemic, Kristen, Trey, and their two dogs, Biggio and Altive, pass time and look for a little normalcy playing an age old board game and bartering over chores and toilet paper.
The Duchess of Cancun
In this off-beat dark comedy, Chris, an unemployed photographer, agrees against everyone else's better judgment to join his crazy ex girlfriend, Brooklyn, and her family, for a wild week in Cancun, Mexico to ring in the new year. When Brooklyn goes ...
The Emancipation: Book Trailer
The trailer for the book "The Emancipation of Deborah James", a story about a young African-American woman in the 1950's who suffers through a cycle of abuse, racism, loss, and infidelity in the south and seeks to be free from it all.
The First Time After
Macy prepares herself to be intimate with her husband for the first time since he's admitted to being unfaithful.
Nearly finished clearing out her late sister's house, Anne is eager to return home. However, when she finally opens her sister's garage, she is surprised by what she finds.
The History of Monsters
Haunted every night by monsters of unknown origin, an isolated woman finds a stranger in the woods and struggles between her safety and her sexual desires.
In her quest to become a high powered Hollywood agent, a young woman ends up working at a small-time agency where she's forced to manage a bunch of “Influencers” and crazy YouTube stars... not all of them are cats.
A lonely widow yearning for connection, meets a collector of art at a speed dating event. Surrounded by a world of desperation, they make a palpable connection, but what they are looking for in each other is vastly different.
The Last Two
Erin and Andrew are best friends who survived the apocalypse and need to repopulate Earth but really don't want to ruin their friendship by having sex. At least that’s what they say.
The Mismanagement of Medwin Monroe
A Machiavellian middle manager toys with his employees in this send-up of Corporate America.
The Mushroom Huntress
After Leigh is cut off from her cold, wealthy mother, and witnesses the arrest of her loving-yet-scheming father, she attempts to support herself by capitalizing on her love of wild mushrooms. But while foraging along the forest floor she discovers a ...
The Never List
After the sudden death of her best friend, a Straight -A, obedient teen sets out to fulfill their secret list of outrageous acts they said they'd never do.
We fly through various wormholes as a bevy of famous news hosts sing to us about the inherent hypocrisy formed by a mass media whose goal is to profit rather than to inform.
The news hosts start in their more familiar settings, morph into rotating ...
The One and Only Jewish Miss America
“The One and Only Jewish Miss America” is the surprising story of Bess Myerson, the talented beauty queen from the Bronx, and how she won the world’s most famous beauty pageant 75 years ago, at the tail end of World War II. The film follows Bess, the ...
Steve is cooking dinner for his girlfriend.
The Perfect FU Font
How do you respond to a breakup email? And more importantly, which font best represents "f*ck you?"
The Place We Hide
A brilliant psychoanalyst is trapped in an elevator with a man sent to kill her.
A team of con artists posing as paranormal investigators steal from the home of an affluent elderly woman, only to find themselves unleashing a dormant malevolent spirit.
When Harley goes looking for his birth mother, he discovers much more than he ever imagined.
The Shannon O'Brian Chronicles
A new fun comedic improv web-series about Eclectic Rainbow Lovin', Gum-Chewin', Twang Talkin', Southern Gal: "Shannon O'Brian"
The Silent Natural
William “Dummy “ Hoy one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players, not only overcame many obstacles to become one of the greatest players of his time, he introduced umpire hand signs for STRIKE and BALL.
On Senior Skip Day, a pair of Satanist decide they deserve the day off too.
The Squirrels in the Attic
When public defender Ingrid Donahue makes a house call to sex offender Dane Gage’s isolated home, the jarring appearance of a young woman, Kame, changes Ingrid’s focus of her interrogation. As information is revealed and the power dynamics shift between..
The Things With The Glowing Green Eyes
The usual suspects of a town hall meeting share their unexpectedly common accounts of a civic problem worse than paid parking.
The Things You Thought by Phonolux
Teens stuck at home, apart due to quarantine, get together for a fun adventure.
There She Is
The film asks the question 'why' women make the choice to compete in beauty pageants. There is coverage of the culture behind pageants by examining a diverse group of themes, age groups and cultures. "There She Is" handles the sensitive area of the ...
A young girl meets a homeless ex baseball player. The common bond of their love for baseball brings them close together. Then tragedy strikes…
Those Beautiful Moments
"Those beautiful moments" tells the story of a scientist on the search for eternal beauty and life.
Three Grand Souls
A Post Traumatic Love story.
Chuck a former Special forces vet suffering from PTSD wastes away in a motel room drinking himself to death meets Melinda, a brazen but beautiful prostitute who tries to save his broken soul, But is her soul darker than his?
Throw Like A Girl
Despite the odds, Tanya Benter dreams of playing Major League Baseball. Her brother Brian has helped her become one of her high school's best players. Now she faces the inevitable. Male teammates are increasingly bigger, faster, and stronger. In ...
Two Dum Micks
Two unlucky guys meet in the drunk tank and hatch a plan.
Teddy and Phoebe are a young, recently split couple trying to survive the last few weeks of their lease together. When Phoebe gets a tip to call a mysterious number written on an arcade bathroom, it sends her on a sprawling, often surreal journey down ...
Music video by Why Bonnie
With graduation nearing, and no offers to play in college, a high school baseball star and his sports-crazed father are forced to figure out what their relationship consists of without baseball.
Walk the Talk - Good Wilson
In "Walk the Talk" the band relives their gym class childhood trauma.
A Marine is always faithful. So is man's best friend. Walking Point centers around a young Marine, Private John Markle, and his donated canine companion, Duke. They must survive battle in the Pacific in order to fulfill the two promises he made prior ...
A Sasha Dobson music video. Sasha breaks free from her apathetic and abusive boyfriend to pursue her music.
Where is it, Laura?
Laura is seeking revenge over the death of a loved one. Angel is after what Laura has and will stop at nothing to get it. Meanwhile, two police detectives are closing in on them. Will Laura get revenge or will Angel, or the detectives, get to her first?
Who Wants Dessert?
'Who Wants Dessert?' is a short film about how we manage to survive after life altering events. Some rise above it, some drown in despair and some, like Annie, create alternative realities. Annie loses her entire family but can't let them go...
Music Video to the title track of Country Music artist Rikki Todd's debut album, "Without You". Shot on locations in Austin, Texas and New York's Lower East Side this video production of his heartfelt song depicts the loss of a true love and the ...
Your First Day In Hell
In this dark comedy short, it's their first day in Hell and for orientation six damaged souls have to make it through a boring power point presentation before they can enjoy their eternal damnation.
You're the Puppet
Laramie and Leonard are the hottest comedy duo in the local scene. Tired of Leonard getting all the credit, Laramie considers branching out on his own.
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