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Murder in Hopeville
rating:1.8

Murder in Hopeville

2002Runtime:0 minutes
Stuck in a boring seaside town, waitress Helen (Melanie Doane) is just sleepwalking through life. But her inertia dissolves when a local storekeeper vanishes and Helen suspects that her abusive boyfriend is responsible. When she encounters a mysterious stranger, Helen figures it's the perfect opportunity to leave her troubled relationship behind once and for all. Co-stars Michael Riley, Ted Dykstra and Janet Monid. Wendy Ord directs.

Directed by:

  • Wendy Ord
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Scarred
    rating:1.8

    Scarred

    1984Runtime:0 minutes
    In this gritty drama, teenage mother Ruby Star (Jennifer Mayo) -- faced with the overwhelming responsibility of caring for her baby on her own -- strikes out as a two-bit prostitute, selling her body to keep herself and her child alive. As Ruby learns the ways of the streets, she finds a support system -- and a makeshift surrogate family -- in a veteran hooker (Jackie Berryman) and a pimp with a heart of gold (David Dean).

    Directed by:

  • Rosemarie Turko
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Variety
    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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    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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    A State of Mind
    rating:1.7

    A State of Mind

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Moira (Kelly B. Tate), Cookie (Nafeesa Monroe) and Sage (Malayika Singley) are three African-American women struggling with their careers and leaning on one another for support. But when an act of violence threatens their relationship and even their lives, they have difficult choices to make. Yvette Plummer directs this urban drama that co-stars Michael Sidney, Warren Draper and Regal Rieser.

    Directed by:

  • Yvette Plummer
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Dogstar
    rating:1.7

    Dogstar

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Tragic yet humorous, Dogstar tells the story of two young misfits who develop a special bond. Jon Jacobs plays the titular protagonist, a recluse who still lives at home and spends all day drawing pictures. When Dogstar draws the attention of the beautiful but troubled Gabrielle (J.C. Brandy), Dogstar's brother, Astro, is bitter about the fact that Gabrielle rebuked him -- and his jealousy soon poisons the lovers' affections.

    Directed by:

  • Sophie Dia Pegrum
  • 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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    Antisex
    rating:1.7

    Antisex

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    It's love at first sight when Ivan meets gorgeous Nonna, but there's a catch: When their relationship gets physical, Nonna reveals she's asexual. Ivan's buddies say to dump her, while Nonna's friends urge her to abstain, but neither wants to give up.

    Directed by:

  • Larisa Isaeva
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Festival Shorts Collection: The Sickie
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    Festival Shorts Collection: The Sickie

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Toby Jones (Infamous) stars as an overworked office manager who, plans to stage a "sickie" against his bosses and take a day off to relax. Unfortunately, the idea backfires when the voice of his guilty conscience begins torturing him mercilessly.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Diamonds in a Bucket
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Diamonds in a Bucket

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Lonely, codependent Vivian leaves home and meets Harold, an untalented lout of a singer. Vivian caters to Harold's every need, but their "relationship" hits a hitch when Harold's 30-year-old daughter makes an expected visit.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: A Half Man
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    Festival Shorts Collection: A Half Man

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Maintaining a daily routine and caring for his children prove a Herculean task for a half man, who struggles mightily just to keep his organs from falling out of his body, in this animated short from India.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Migration Assistée aka Aided Migration
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Migration Assistée aka Aided Migration

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    This amusing animated short follows Sureau, a migratory bird who's about to head south for the winter. But just before his big trip, he's diagnosed with a nitrogen allergy, which means he'll have to fly by plane with the other sick and injured birds.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: No Bikini
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    Festival Shorts Collection: No Bikini

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A free-spirited little girl named Robin dons a bikini top that doesn't quite fit, so she decides to go without it at swim class and is mistaken for a boy. Claudia Morgado Escanilla's film won Best Short at the New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Little Dorrit: Part 2
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    Little Dorrit: Part 2

    1988Runtime:0 minutes

    Directed by:

  • Christine Edzard
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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin: Part 1
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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin: Part 1

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Ten-year-old Annabelle is oblivious to her parents' mounting debts, but when she turns 17, her father reveals that her mother is a prostitute.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
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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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