Boston Student Film Festival
It’s the night before his First Communion, and Liam, a skittish Catholic boy, is having trouble grasping the concept of the ritual. His parents will only tell him that he is going to eat Jesus’ flesh and blood, and his disillusioned older sister only offers that it’s a horrible experience he’ll never forget. But when Liam happens to catch her watching Night of the Living Dead, everything starts to make sense to him: First Communion is really a zombie initiation rite. Now, Liam must find a way to escape this depraved ritual while facing increasingly bizarre visions involving his family, zombies, and Jesus himself.
The young couple Jacob and Nina are caught in the drab monotony of everyday life. Little shortcomings of the partner grow into something huge. She craves more attention from him. He suspects her to have an affair with his friend. To make matters worse, Jacob and Nina have very different ways of dealing with their issues. Finally, Jacob loses his nerve. And suddenly there seems to be a chance for them to find the way back to each other…
An experimental undergraduate thesis film, A Descending Man is the story of a man in a turbulent relationship who must decide between mutual infidelity and a true chance at love, or misplaced loyalty and unhappiness.
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.
Raising Emma examines the life of Emma, an adopted Asian American college student. Her story leads us from her experiences in an orphanage in China to growing up with her American family in Chicago.
A dark comedy about two hungry neighbors who meet for a dinner date, only to discover that they have more in common than they thought.