By: Sally Seitz Cows with no name is a concise and captivating documentary that follows a young filmmaker as he watches his parents leave their thirty-year life of dairy farming. With no one to take… Read More
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By: Marissa Padden As a psychological thriller, Apartment 413 is a refreshing departure from the predictable clichés that often plague this genre. It keeps you on your toes from start to finish; as soon as you think… Read More
By Brittany F. Jules of light and dark follows Maya, a queer college student living in a small Texas town and the unlikely friendship she makes with Freddy, a middle-aged man working the oil… Read More
By Olivia Riordan What’s the Problem with Ann? She’s determined to find out. In this imaginative yet unflinchingly honest autobiographical case study, Ann Lupo walks us through the stages of falling in and out of… Read More
By Gabbi L. Viewers with weak stomachs beware! This film will make you cringe from the first moment to the last – but in the best way. A man and a woman wake up… Read More
By Jordan B. Jason Noto’s Beyond the Night offers a fascinating twist on the traditional storyline of a soldier returning home from war only to find himself in the midst of even further tragedy…. Read More
By Frank Z. Your name, the place you were born or call home, people that are associated with you that you call friends and family. These are the essential components that complete the person… Read More
By Jamal Knox Growing up in Texas you hear a lot about the oil fields, and all the rich magnates at the top living in the “big houses”, from the poor, wizened oil field… Read More
By Alexandra T. Mitchell Turning 18 years old is truly a turning point into adulthood. In Above the Clouds, Charlie quickly learns that while adulthood comes with legal drinking (in the UK) and freedom,… Read More