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Mirage

12 May , 2017 | Posted by:

An unlucky salesman tries to be successful but did he achieve his goal?

(2017) Directed by Balaji Ragupathi

Premise: Inability leads to delusion
Sid (Siddharth) lacks ability to become successful in his job. His school friend Ram is a doctor. Yugi is a successful salesman and works in the same company where Sid works. After few months, suddenly it seems things started falling in place for Sid until Ram gets a call comes from Sid’s apartment manager. Ram finds out that Sid is indeed affected by a rare syndrome and he needs to make a decision.

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Just Your Average Arab

27 Mar , 2017 | Posted by:

Arab Americans meet in the back room of a convenience store and attempt to conceal their identities

(2006) Directed by Raouf Zaki

Just Your Average Arab is a comedy in which Arab-American characters meet in the storage room of a convenience store where they take an “Arab American Survival Guide post 9/11” class. The characters learn how to change their names, appearance, and accents to look more “American” and to avoid scrutiny from a terrorist-fearing American public. What follows is a hilarious ride that combines political anxiety, comedy, satire, and a script that will cause you to laugh and think.

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Mobsters In The Mountains

6 Mar , 2017 | Posted by:

action/thriller feature film

(2017) Directed by Graham Abraham

Franklin flees with his wife Katherine and daughter Emma from New York City to the mountainous countryside to defect from the malicious Woodlawn Crime Family mob that is led by the evil Don Gatti. But 6 years later the mafia discovers them and a murderous game of cat and mouse ensues. It is up to FBI agent Bob, who Emma falls in love with, and agent Dylan to protect Emma and her family as witnesses from the gangsters.

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Santa Claus in Baghdad

5 Dec , 2016 | Posted by:

It’s a story about sacrifices, the social order of society, and the power of a simple gift.

(2008) Directed by Raouf Zaki

Amal is a sixteen-year old girl who has fallen a year behind in school due to illness. When she learns that her favorite teacher is leaving, she recruits her classmates to decide on a going-away present for him. Meanwhile, her little brother, Bilal, thinks that their uncle, who will be visiting soon from the United States, is actually Santa Claus. He would like nothing more that to receive a toy car from this visitor from far away. When Bilal’s anticipation turns to disappointment after a family dinner, his father decides to make a significant sacrifice to make his son happy. After much searching, and a sacrifice of her own, Amal finally finds the perfect book for her teacher. It is only after he opens the book that Amal learns of the power of generosity.

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Analy

26 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

A story about feeling wanted

(2016)

Analy sees a psychiatrist about troubles she is having in her marriage while secretly dealing with problems of her own.

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Partners In Crime

25 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

(2017) Directed by Tim Burns

One man fired from his job decides to rob the CEO's son's house, only to find he is not the only one with this idea.

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The Visionists of Boston

12 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

Documentary about a mysterious group of young artists in 1890s Boston.

(2016) Directed by Josh Kastorf

The Visionists were a small circle of young artists in the Boston area in the 1890s. Though the group has nearly been forgotten, its members left an important legacy through the work they created and the people they inspired.

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Untitled Detroit Project

5 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

(2017)

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizen uprisings in the United States' history.

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Just Missed

27 Aug , 2016 | Posted by:

Directed by Rebecca Mesple

When Abigail Cooper experiences loss, loneliness, and disconnection in her once picture-perfect marriage, a meeting with an old friend results in Abigail needing to make a decision that will change her life.

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Portle

26 Aug , 2016 | Posted by:

A movie about the relationship between a young skateboarder and a filmmaker.

(2015) Directed by Oliver Shahery

Matt Portle and I started off as strangers. This narrative documentary is about how we became friends.
Won Best Short-Film at the Mass Reality Check Salem Film Festival