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.
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.
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.
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.
In the wake of a campus tragedy, Erin inspires her cast and crew to put on a commermorative performance.(2014) Directed by David Charpentier
After a school shooting, stage manager Erin is a miss, her emotions bundled up inside her. Using the mantra, the show must go on, Erin rallies her cast and crew in face of campus lockdown to put on a commemorative stage performance. Putting all her engergy into the task, when the curtain rises and the notes of the first song hit, she finally has a moment to reflect, and, seeing her friends come together, her school come together, she's able to finally grasp her emotions.
"Affection" follows Ibby as she befriends a teacher at her school. As their relationship develops online and her teacher divulges more information about himself, she starts to lose faith in the friendship in which she's invested her whole senior year.
This film deals with mature subjects, such as adult relationships with minors. Viewer discretion advised.
Assassin Behind The Glass forces one to question whether snitching is a virtue or simply a death sentence(2017) Directed by Patrick Jerome
In the underbelly of today's society lurks a very dark subculture. Heinous murders, assassinations, and cold-blooded killings run a mock and go unpunished due to a code of silence funded solely by widespread fear and terror. One brave young woman Talia, dares to walk through the shadow of the valley od death by defying this strict street code. Her risky decision may turn out to be lethal. In a world disguised by lies and false images, trusting old friends suddenly become deadly adversaries, and a long time friend becomes a vital ally.