Jury Award Winner
For Haven, the world is flat, empty, but her colorless daily routine is instantaneously flooded with life when she mistakenly intercepts an earnest broadcast on the CB, delivered by a passionate woman known only as Cobalt. During the message the mesmerized young Haven learns of an extraterrestrial threat, as yet secret, which has integrated itself into our world. Cobalt is the leader of The Resistance, the only force standing in the way of total annihilation of the human race.
Shape of Things to Come gives viewers an exhilarating and heartwarming glimpse into the life of Nick Zammuto, professional recording artist as he balances his passion for music with his devotion to his growing family. The first part of the documentary focuses on life at the Zammuto homestead in rural Vermont as he and his wife expect their third child. It resumes six months later as Zammuto’s new band prepares for its first show at Mass MoCa.
Five young travelers embark on a journey to find buried treasure and the fabled Mulligan’s Island. Part homage to the works of Georges Melies, part sideshow carnival with rich visuals that leap off the screen, this interpretive fantasy of We Govern We’s indie rock heartwarming single “Mulligan’s Island” will have audiences dancing in the aisles demanding a do-over.
This PSA (public service announcement) film was made as a school project to address how objection of the female figure leads women into plastic surgery. In this film, a little kitten girl receives a barbie doll that she admires and wants to look like her, so she childishly tapes herself up to look like her doll.
Captain Eric Summers and Ambassador to Alien Life Forms Alex Tucker-Greene are the crew of Le Blue Stella, the most amazing vessel to drift above the earth’s atmosphere since the Apollo missions. What seems to be a simple adventure on the surface shows it has a deeper and more heartfelt connection to the real world. Above all, this is about their friendship.
If your girlfriend had the flu, would you still kiss her? What about if she might have viral Meningitis? For David, the answer is simple. Absolutely not. Unfortunately, David’s girlfriend doesn’t see it this way.
Laundromat. A woman is sitting and looking at spinning laundry drum while she eats a cotton candy. Her hands become sticky and she becomes dirty, a violent encounter with a stranger resurfaces. Her action of eating in the present merges with the past memory; the Laundromat becomes both an interior and exterior space filled with cotton candy. The machine’s repetitive noise fills the Laundromat and dictates the movement inside it. The sweetness becomes too sweet, sticky and soiling. And she is spinning. This non-genre film combines elements from Video-art, Video-dance and fictional-cinema.
Artist Selina Trieff haltingly makes her way to her easel and gets ready to paint. And insists she will keep painting and drawing until her brush or pen drops from her hand.
Selina Trieff Will Not Stop is a humorous and touching portrait of a fearless American artist. Trieff has been called an American original by New York Times art critic John Russell.
2012 Online New England Film Festival | New Hampshire Film Festival | Animation | Connecticut | Massachusetts | New Hamsphire | Rhode Island | Watch Online Now | Audience Award Winner | Jury Award Winner
Dirty Night Clowns is a wonderful tale of curiosity, danger and pursuit. Although its never known what the path ahead has in store, Chris takes a journey driven by his nervous curiosity to find the nefarious character who roamed about his house while he slept. What seems scary and evil from a distance might end up as something unexpected as a cast of characters lures Chris in for a special ending.