The Names by Paul Lewis
Directed by Rod Ceballos
Starring: Erica Towe, Phoebe Jacobs, Ryan Carty, Elizabeth Rothan, Alex Foufos, Colin Murray
Martina Visconti, a Jewish opera star, decides to remain in German-occupied Milan during World War II in hopes of protecting her impetuous younger sister Giulia, who has joined the Resistance. Meanwhile, an American GI in an embattled infantry unit south of Rome dreams of reaching Milan so that he can finally meet his operatic idol. A story of the bonds of love stretched to their very limits and the heart-wrenching choice one sister must make in a world that is falling into unfathomable darkness.
Working for Crumbs by Kate Danley
Directed by Susan Coromel
Starring: Chelsea Janzen Williams, Annie Rimmer-Weeks, Ellie Knoll, Rachael Loop, Tracy Webber and Mathieu Voisine
Grace and Amy are living for the crumbs of their soul-sucking job. But when calamity strikes and their boss chokes on an oatmeal raisin cookie, it creates a domino effect of destruction that brings down the corporate house. 9 to 5 meets Weekend at Bernie’s in this quick-witted, sidesplitting farce!
Solastalgia by Joye Otto
Directed by Elizabeth Helman
Starring: Jillyn Chang, Julia Hollingsworth, Ben Lawrence, Jesse Merz and Maxwell Romprey
Somewhere in the west, as the environment burns, an owl, a deer, and a wolf meet up at their usual generator-run bar to drink beers and lament the constant smoke, helicopters, and road closures when a youngster with a Nintendo Switch decides to join them.