What will the future be like in the year 2050? Endgame 2050 is a feature-length documentary that gives us a glimpse into that future, and it does not look good. Featuring musician Moby along with leading scientists, and created by physician turned environmentalist Sofia Pineda Ochoa, Endgame 2050 is an urgent call to action to tackle the existential crises bearing down on the planet.
Director: Sofia Pineda Ochoa Writer: Sofia Pineda Ochoa Stars: Sofia Pineda Ochoa, Moby, Paul Ehrlich
After narrowly escaping the contagious catastrophe of the CORONA ZOMBIES, ditsy American beauties Barbie (Cody Renee Cameron) and Kendra (Robin Sydney) battle their deadliest foe yet: social distancing boredom. Hooked on binge-watching a television show about a man and his tigers on a nature channel, the two ladies hatch the perfect plan to save the Tiger King himself. From the living rooms of LA to the wilds of Africa, our dynamic duo embark on a curve-flattening journey to free Joe from a fate worse than Carole Baskin.
Director: Charles Band Writers: William Butler (as Billy Butler), Kent Roudebush Stars: Patrick Bristow, William Butler, Cody Renee Cameron
For four outcast teens, summer detention means being assigned to clean their high school after a horrific incident. But they are not alone; a macabre gang wearing guises of The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse - Famine, Pestilence, War and Death - has locked them inside and is hunting them through the school's ravaged hallways. As the four students battle to survive, each must confront the supernatural echoes of past traumas they have struggled to forget - and may be condemned to relive.
Director: Jeremy Kasten Writer: Zach Chassler Stars: Sarah Rose Harper, Brandon Thane Wilson, Katie Foster
After a car wreck temporarily robs Lauren Carlton of her memory right down to her own name, she must piece together the details of the accident as they slowly return to her. When she finally remembers that she has a daughter who's missing, she must lead the police to the girl's kidnappers.
Director: Brian Skiba Writer: Jack Nasser Stars: Chelsea Hobbs, Mark Famiglietti, William McNamara
Working undercover on a human trafficking bust, maverick FBI agent Wade Dalton (Kaiwi Lyman), captures Serick Ibrayev (Sanjar Madi), a mysterious operative from the Mongolian underworld. With time running out, Wade must escort Serik back to Mongolia, and team up with hard-boiled police detective Ganzorig (Amra Baljinnyam), to deliver Serik to court to testify against a crime Syndicate that will do anything to stop them.
Director: Drew Thomas Writers: Caleb Monroe, Drew Thomas Stars: Amarsaikhan Baljinnyam, Kaiwi Lyman, Sanjar Madi
A romantic comedy about a tech geek (Bryan McClure) who lands an investor (Chris Kattan) for his matchmaking app. But when his app matches him with a beautiful girl (Natasha Esca) who doesn't speak English, he travels with his buddies (Joe Nunez and Rishi Arya) to wine country in Baja California, Mexico to prove his algorithm isn't screwy.
Director: Patrick Perez Vidauri Writer: Cristina Nava Stars: Bryan McClure, Edy Ganem, Chris Kattan
In an early 20th century village, a painter with an unusual commission finds two pretty girls to model for him. The girls slowly come of age while exploring their sexuality and finding liberation in a repressed society.
Director: Maxim Ford Writer: Maxim Ford Stars: Taylor Sands, Danielle Rose, Pawel Hajnos
When you're a junkie, the money comes and goes--and so does the high. Do relationships stand a chance among addicts? Meet Matt & Tracy and Sebastian & Michelle--two New York City couples looking for love, and fixes, in all the wrong places. This startlingly candid documentary follows these two drug-addicted couples as they eke out a bare-bones existence on the streets of New York, desperately trying to score cash to pay for their next fix. The result is an unflinching, captivating examination of the human need for love and escape--and the virtual impossibility of finding anything more than temporary solace.
Directors: Felice Conte, Brent Renaud (co-director) Stars: Matt, Michelle, Sebastian
Set in 2006, TEENAGE BADASS follows a band when they score a shot to play on the local news. But as all of their dreams start to become a reality, the band's egocentric singer/songwriter threatens to make them lose everything.
Director: Grant McCord Writers: Matthew Dho, Grant McCord Stars: Julie Ann Emery, Kevin Corrigan, Madelyn Deutch
For nearly twenty years after his boxing career ended Merle Hench works for Murdoch, the capo of a San Fernando mob outfit. Merle spends his days cracking heads and collecting debts, it is not a job he enjoys. Cool, calm and collected, soft spoken even, Merle's an anachronism, a man out of place and out of time. His Boss thinks Merle has outlived his usefulness and is expendable. So they set him up to take the fall for a multi-million $ heist of a rival mob boss. A habitual gambler on a 20 year losing streak, Merle's luck turns as he survives the trap and winds up with a piece of the take and the girl. Merle might have been content to just disappear and spend his windfall with Jacqueline. But the betrayal of his loyalty for 20 years snapped something inside. Merle Hench, otherwise known as the Butcher is slow to anger yet quick to act, he's learned to live and let live to keep on going, but not this time. Everyone thought his nickname was a joke, what they didn't know was that Merle had a dark side, a secret past that earned that awful name. Merle finds himself in the cross-fire of a gang war, with all the guns aimed at him. It's an all-out race to win his freedom, win the girl and win redemption. They tried to bury him twice, but twice he got away. Underestimating Merle Hench is their biggest mistake and their final career move.
Director: Jesse V. Johnson Writer: Jesse V. Johnson Stars: Eric Roberts, Robert Davi, Keith David
A brotherhood of downhill skateboarders battle negative public perception and a recent ban on the sport, while pushing their limits on the dramatic and dangerous mountain roads above Santa Barbara, California.
Director: Paul Mathieu Writer: Cortis Loukes Star: Thomas Flinchbaugh
To the outside world Joanne is just a book-store owner, but the Conspiracy knows different. She's dangerous. She's a bellwether: a quiet leader who is well on her way to being her whole self. When they kidnap her to break her to make her conform, they discover that Joanne is something so much more than even she ever knew. Joanne is a feminist, one-room, one-character elevated genre thriller. It is a modern rite of passage story which most women have to go through to become a whole human being: How does one be oneself in the face of massive misogyny and hatred (both overt and institutionalized). It is also the world's first one-person film (a movie with only one on-screen character) that features a woman.
Director: Christopher Morrison Writer: Christopher Morrison Stars: Alex Reid, Flora Plumb, Sally Clawson
Margaret finds herself in the glittering labyrinth of Tokyo by night and as a respected English teacher of a Japanese flight attendant academy by day. With little life direction, She searches for meaning with fellow ex-pat Ines in a Japanese dive bar, drinking to remember to forget and losing herself in love hotel encounters with men who satisfy a fleeting craving. When she crosses paths with Kazu, a dashing yakuza, she falls in love with him despite the danger and tradition that hinders their chances of being together. We follow her through the dark and light of love and what it means to find oneself abroad with a youthful abandon.
Director: William Olsson Writers: Catherine Hanrahan (book), Catherine Hanrahan (screenplay) Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Takehiro Hira, Carice van Houten
Brightheart and her insect buddies form a task force called the Firefly Action Brigade to protect and serve their village. One day their peace is broken by a mysterious alien spaceship landing nearby, and it's up to them to save the day.
Director: Weifeng Deng Writers: Mark Byers (dialogue writer), Weifeng Deng Stars: Carrie Jo Crosby, Nick Hudson Murdoch, Savannah Ruth Newton
A social media personality travels with his friends to Moscow to capture new content for his successful VLOG. Always pushing the limits and catering to a growing audience, they enter a cold world of mystery, excess, and danger.
Director: Will Wernick Writer: Will Wernick Stars: Holland Roden, Denzel Whitaker, Keegan Allen
The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the howling hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.
Director: Kirk R. Thatcher Writers: Tim Burns (teleplay by), Christopher Baldi (teleplay by) Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Jay Harrington, Graham Verchere
Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays... and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will bring his estranged parents back together by Christmas. When his sister Rosemary hears this, she is livid and can't believe he would break a little boy's heart with an empty promise. After a long night of soul searching - and with the help of an insightful female pastor - Nick decides to make good on his promise to the child, somehow. But after meeting the boy's mother Carol, will Nick ultimately choose to put the happiness of others ahead of his own?
Director: Melissa Joan Hart Writer: David Breckman Stars: Barry Watson, Melissa Sagemiller, Scott Grimes