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rating:1.8

Variety

1983Runtime:0 minutes
When Christine (Sandy McLeod) gets a job as a Times Square porn theater ticket-taker, she soon finds herself intrigued by the underground world she's entered, and her eagerness to explore it leads her on an erotic journey of self-discovery. Her new passion also has a profound effect on her relationship with boyfriend Mark (Will Patton). Controversial novelist Kathy Acker wrote the screenplay for this provocative feminist drama.

Directed by:

  • Bette Gordon
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Titillating Steven
    rating:1.8

    Titillating Steven

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    This award-winning semiautobiographical farce from directors (and stars) Jacqueline Donelli and Kerry Donelli follows the struggles of twin sisters on their nearly ego-deflating Hollywood quest. The naive girls, desperate to get their screenplay produced by movie mogul Steven Speilstein, hold on to hope as long as they can. It's an insider's amusing perspective of the humbling path often walked by hopeful screenwriters chasing their big break.

    Directed by:

  • Jacqueline Donelli
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Seamless
    rating:1.8

    Seamless

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Shannon Elizabeth stars as Nicole in a story which takes you on a wild ride through Los Angeles' urban undergrowth and into the secret lives of a lost generation of teenagers. Disenchanted with the damaged reality of life at home, these teenagers are bound together by J.B., a self-made guru. But when Nicole seduces J.B., he soon finds his life speeding out of control, from late night raves to designer drugs.

    Directed by:

  • Debrah LeMattre
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Aspect: The Chronicle of New Media Art: Vol. 11
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    Aspect: The Chronicle of New Media Art: Vol. 11

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    This collection of nine videos from acclaimed artists in South and Central America features such diverse works as Daniel Mendoza Alafita's examination of Mexican culture and Jessica Lagunas's silent performance piece on beauty rituals. Part of Aspect's series of video art, the compilation also includes commentary from modern art experts, including Bill Arning of MIT's List Visual Arts Center and documentary filmmaker Jesse Lerner.

    Directed by:

  • Daniel Mendoza Alafita
  • Silvia Gruner
  • Raquel Kogan
  • Jessica Lagunas
  • David Lamelas
  • Artur Matuck
  • Yucef Merhi
  • Juan Fernando Ospina
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Stolen Good
    rating:1.8

    Stolen Good

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Filmmakers Russ Jaquith and Natasha Sarris pay tribute to the seat-of-your-pants lifestyle of the professional snowboarder in this action-soaked adventure filmed on location in New Zealand, Cape Cod and California's Sierra Nevada. The plot traces the lives of three friends (Jason Wordal, Kirk Warner and Jaquith) whose personal entanglements are almost as unpredictable as the sport they've grown to love.

    Directed by:

  • Russ Jaquith
  • Natasha Sarris
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Exist
    rating:1.8

    Exist

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Two activists from disparate backgrounds come together in this drama about working-class Top (Nick Mevoli) and Harvard dropout Jake (Ben Bartlett). When the cops raid their flophouse, Top is forced to choose between his loyalty to his father and his friendship with Jake. Set in Philadelphia, this indie drama features a cast made up of real-life political activists and includes an appearance by Tunde Adebimpe from the band TV on the Radio.

    Directed by:

  • Esther Bell
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Only for You
    rating:1.8

    Only for You

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Young divorcee and aspiring actress Dana (Shea Curry) strikes up a friendship with Jack (Mike Buie), her thespian classmate who's stuck in a loveless relationship and paying the bills as a newspaper journalist. Told in early 1990s flashbacks, this romantic drama chronicles Dana and Jack's lives as they balance their mounting flirtation with their careers and goals. Kate Albrecht and Ellis E. Williams co-star as the couple's confidantes.

    Directed by:

  • Donna Persico
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Best of Breed: Vol. 1
    rating:1.8

    Best of Breed: Vol. 1

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Featuring award-winning, mostly gay-themed short films, this collection includes the Sundance Film Festival hit "Encounter" by Lou Peterson, "The Process" by David Kagan, "Plastic" by Ethan Feldbau and "Wonderfluff Sandwiches" by Leah Meyerhoff. Themes include reconciling the past with the present and human connection -- creatively through the use of plastic wrap and duct tape ("Wonderfluff") and a combination of live action and animation ("The Process").

    Directed by:

  • Lou Peterson
  • Ethan Feldbau
  • David Kagan
  • Leah Meyerhoff
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Resistance[s]: Vol. 2
    rating:1.7

    Resistance[s]: Vol. 2

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Nine filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa explore political and cultural identity in this collection of experimental short films. From the 1970s-influenced "I Swam in the Sea Last Week but the Water Has Become Colder Since" to the angst-ridden longing of "Straight Stories" to the mesmerizing wedding dance of "Nouba," each piece reveals a different aspect of the upheaval and tradition that tear at these regions.

    Directed by:

  • Katia Kameli
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    The Plans of Man
    rating:1.7

    The Plans of Man

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Dean Loxton stars as Adam, a man torn between two loves -- one in New York and one in London -- in this romantic tale. When his fiancée, Lilith (Lisa West), moves to New York, London-based Adam needs a green card to follow her there. Meanwhile, Evie (Adriane Denia), an American, needs a British visa, so Adam and Evie marry for reciprocal citizenship rights. Who will he choose to be with, now that he's fallen for Evie?

    Directed by:

  • Rachael BernSousa
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Interruptions
    rating:1.7

    Interruptions

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    When Wendy Shuman (Kelly Maguire) returns to Los Angeles after a year away at a New York college, family shenanigans mark her homecoming in this wacky coming-of-age comedy set over the course of one zany day. As the family attempts to leave home to attend a birthday party, events conspire to keep them from departing. Directed by Gretchen Somerfeld, Interruptions stars Harry Cohn, Grace McClure, Kirk B.R. Woller and Beth Grant.

    Directed by:

  • Gretchen Somerfeld
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Horsey
    rating:1.7

    Horsey

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Delilah Miller is an explosive 23 year old painter who struggles to reconcile her insatiable appetite for both men and women in her search for a real relationship. She starts a romance with rock musician Ryland Yale, a sexy, possessive and undependable heroin addict, and finds herself torn between her emotional needs and physical desire.

    Directed by:

  • Kirsten Clarkson
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    God-Links
    rating:1.7

    God-Links

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Struggling New York actors Bud (Josh Casaubon) and Holly (Emily Fitzgerald) meet and hit it off. She's watched over by Earl (Joseph Tudisco), a guardian angel who's concerned that her new love doesn't seem to have an angel of his own. When Earl discovers the identity of Bud's missing angel, Yvette (Katherine Brecka), it rekindles a romance in the two guardians, but it forces Bud to face a devastating memory he's repressed his entire life.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Fitzgerald
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Best of SubmarineChannel.com
    rating:1.6

    Best of SubmarineChannel.com

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Providing a showplace for today's moving-image artists, SubmarineChannel.com features a plethora of arresting (and constantly changing) video art; this compilation of short films, animations and music videos represents the best of its offerings. Featuring the work of Motomichi Nakamura, Marina Zurkow, Lorenzo Fonda and Fons Schiedon, the presentation also includes the animated series "The Boy" and "Waterlanders."

    Directed by:

  • Ryan O'Connor
  • Motomichi Nakamura
  • Claudio Castelli
  • Fons Schiedon
  • Gabriel Malaprade
  • Marina Zurkow
  • Doudouboy
  • Mischa Kamp
  • Mumbleboy
  • Lorenzo Fonda
  • 310K
  • Evan Mather
  • Maarten Isaak de Heer
  • rating:1.6 1.6 Average Rating

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    Coma Girl: The State of Grace
    rating:1.5

    Coma Girl: The State of Grace

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    An emotionally empty data-cruncher (Dina Jacobsen) finds her carefully nursed apathy challenged when she's forced into the unknown world of stand-up comedy and apartment hunting in this offbeat offering. Darren Gooding, Lisa Renée and Amanda Orton join writer-director Jacobsen in the cast of this comedy about self-enlightenment and transition.

    Directed by:

  • Dina Jacobsen
  • rating:1.5 1.5 Average Rating

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    Forbidden Foot
    rating:1.5

    Forbidden Foot

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    In this romantic comedy, bachelor Dave (Everett Phillips Jr.) leads a wretched life devoid of meaning, suffering deep loneliness as he attempts to connect with women. Unfortunately, his insistence on finding a woman with perfect feet makes his quest even more daunting. Dave's clumsy, inappropriate social skills tend to frighten prospective dates right off the bat, but he persists, determined to find Ms. Right. Elena Roth and Arina Gray co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Natasha Guruleva
  • rating:1.5 1.5 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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