Tommy is a young man with Landau–Kleffner syndrome, an extremely rare neurological disorder with only 100 cases diagnosed every ten years. LKS is characterized by frequent seizures and sudden aphasia (the inability to understand or express language). Over the past five years, Tommy’s caretaker, Erin, has developed a way to communicate with him using words and phrases from his favorite Disney films. Tommy and Erin take their weekly walk on Walden Pond to reflect and get away from the world.
A coming of age story about the tenuous friendship between two adolescent girls, growing up in a working class neighborhood during the early ’90s.
A hot-headed adoptee is relocated into an abusive home that won’t let her go. She befriends the girl already living at the home and they attempt to escape together.
Young Sally anticipates the many changes associated with becoming a woman. Nurse Jenkins calmly provides information and advice about the biological and social aspects of menstruation. Parents and educators alike will appreciate this educational film for its frank and sympathetic portrayal of the proper attitudes about the transition into womanhood.
Writers/producers – Angie Albeck & Marianne DiMascio
Director – Kevin Christopher
Photographer/editor – Jess Wilson
Costumer/hair designer – Catherine Alston
Graphic designer – Alec Julien
Nurse Jenkins – “Sweet Cheeks” Caswell
Sally – “Doll Face” DiMascio
Announcer – Seth Jarvis
A new kid in town shows up at the high school boys basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team?
Lexi, a vain and formerly wealthy woman, is having trouble adjusting to her new life circumstances. After yet another fight with her husband, she takes her dog Sparkles to the park where she meets a stranger who offers her a bargain that will solve all of her problems. Of course, when dealing with dark forces, you rarely get what you bargain for, and the consequences of Lexi’s deal are tragic or perfect depending on your perspective.
A young black man, up against the economic, social, and political pressures of this country, descends into a desperate spiral, trying to provide for himself and his family.