40 Steps: A journey to
The Cabinet of Francis; South Korea- Finalist Best Foreign
Movie • 1 hr 24 min 2 sec • Thriller, Mystery
Novelist Jihwan, Stacked on an inferiority complex met dead friend, Hansung in Strange valley. After that a phantom of Hansung haunts Jihwan, revealing intricate connection between Hansung and Jihwan.
Guy Thinks He's in a Music Video: An average guy unexpectedly finds himself in the world of music videos.
"Hallowed Ground": USA
breaks with the tradition of how the Civil War has been handled in documentary (historian talking heads, luscious battlefield cinematography, intoning narration) by exploring how private citizens—with competing, and often eccentric, points of view—embody America’s public memory.
God Knows Where I Am- Finalist Best Documentary
Movie • 1 hr 37 min • Documentary
The body of a homeless woman is found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse. Beside the body, lies a diary that documents a journey of starvation and the loss of sanity, but told with poignance, beauty, humor, and spirituality. For nearly four months, Linda Bishop survived on apples and rain water, waiting for God to save her, during one of the coldest winters on record. As her story unfolds from different perspectives, including her own, we learn about our systemic failure to protect those who cannot protect themselves.
The Puglist: USA
Movie • 7 min • Documentary, Sport, History, Biography
Puglist: brief description of the 1st black American champion of ANY sport--lightweight boxing champion & Baltimorean Joe Gans.
FRACKING WESTERN MARYLAND? is a documentary film by Mike Wicklein who has captured the contentious issues surrounding the fracking moratorium bill that was passed in the 2015 legislative session. The film features many familiar faces of Garrett County and legislators in Annapolis who advocated for and fought against the bill.
iam, The Cabinet of Francis Time 1hr. 57min.
Road to Hope: USA
No Parents. No Future. No Hope. Stranded in Sub-Saharan Africa, orphaned by an AIDS epidemic, thousands of children are left on their own, in need of a shepherd to save them.
Showing Roots: USA Kerry Cahill (Terminator Genisys)- Finalist Best Feature
Set in a small Southern town circa 1977, the film stars Taken’s Maggie Grace as Violet and Orange Is The New Black’s Uzo Aduba as Pearl, two women who work in a local beauty parlor. They see the town’s balance turned upside down when the slavery miniseries Roots hits the airwaves and are inspired to integrate their community, only to see pent-up racial tensions erupt in the process.
Adam Brody will play Bud, an engineer who comes to town to fix a local bridge.Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern has been cast as Shirley, the beauty shop’s owner.
Western Maryland Run Time 1hr 42min
Rabbit Trick, The Present, Last Day, Magic Marker: Animation Competition finalists
Ghosts: In Memoriam: USA
A skeptical look at ghost stories and their relevance to our world