Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzanne Barrington: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her weatherman husband Jeff scored a sweet new job; and her favorite holiday is quickly approaching. After a sudden tragedy takes Jeff away, Suzanne is left lost and lonely. Even worse, a friend of his confesses a secret: there’s another woman. Her name's Fantasia and she works at the "girl club." In their grief, the two women form an awkward but meaningful friendship.
Leigh's 29th birthday party takes a sudden turn when she announces that the evening may be the last time her friends see her alive. A night of questions, coping and debauchery immediately follow. Director: Sean H. A. Gallagher
'Ugh, I am so bored,' says Jenny. 'Any ideas?' asks Martin. The four twenty-somethings look around their apartment for inspiration on a sunny afternoon. Suddenly Craig jumps up and screams, 'Holy cow, I've got a terrific idea!' BLAM. His head explodes. Blood flies everywhere. Everyone starts screaming. Nobody knows what to do. Kate has an idea. BLAM. More blood. More screaming. Jenny and Martin try to escape but find 'It's happening everywhere!' screams Jenny. BLAM. Outside the plague is affecting everyone: dogs, cats, men, women.
A pig farmer tests his unemployed son’s resolve to join the family business. Director: Jason B. Kohl
Chris Strachwitz is a detective of deep American music, music that’s the antithesis of the corporate “mouse music” dominating pop culture. Since 1960, he has been the guiding force behind legendary Arhoolie Records, bringing Cajun music out of Louisiana, Tex-Mex out of Texas, blues out of the country – and into the living rooms of Middle America. American music has never been the same. Born a German count, Strachwitz fled his homeland after WWII at 16. Here, he discovered, and shared, a musical landscape that most Americans missed.
When Ron, a high powered hedge fund manager, finds out that his biggest investor may be pulling out of the fund, his world begins to collapse on him, as he juggles fatherhood, his ex-wife, and one very big secret. Director: Aaron David DeFazio
An emerging music pioneer of the new D-town (Dallas) sound is producer/ artist Fat Pimp. Mr. Rack Daddy was born in Houston but later relocating to Duncanville, a suburb of Dallas. Fat Pimp, given his moniker by a high school classmate, began developing his love for music first as a producer, but he was known for his impromptu free style sessions at lunch. While attending college at Texas Southern University (TSU) Fat honed his skills as a producer and his first hit was born.
A vignette about Fort Worth Skater Adam Mosley who is on the rise to become one of the next big name skaters. This documentary takes a look into his daily life, and gets some insight to what he is about.
A hybrid narrative film with doses of mockumentary, musical comedy and dance film, "Improvement Club" traces a rag-tag Seattle performance group’s attempt to expose the American Revolution’s fatal flaws. When the ensemble loses their shot at a New York premiere, their desperate wish for an audience takes them into the backwoods of the Pacific Northwest on what becomes a surreal pursuit of trust, togetherness and the true motivation behind their work. Loosely based on the making of director Dayna Hanson’s real-life performance, "Gloria’s Cause".
Young Malawian William Kamkwamba teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his family from poverty and famine. He becomes an energy icon for the developing world and meets American entrepreneur and mentor Tom Rielly, who helps him imagine a new future. Fame, opportunity, stress, and isolation follow his invention, and his life is transformed. As William struggles with the potential of his promising future, he privately yearns to distance himself from his windmill, that which made him famous.