The Ballerina and the Rocking Horse
Emma, a 13-year-old girl suffers a severe head trauma, plunging her into a coma for nearly 30 years. She awakes in the year 2042 to find her parents have grown feeble and have left her in the hands of an unusual caretaker. As Emma learns to cope with her new life, unstoppable events unravel before her. She is forced to hasten her readiness as she prepares for a dangerous journey to come.
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David, a sensitive 12-year-old boy, is teased and alienated by his brutish older brothers and father — until he gets a bit of vindication.
A Beautiful Impurity
Noah is a young and naive member of a clandestine underground group of Neo Nazi’s in East London called the NDP. Although Noah feels the NDP is like a surrogate family where he feels accepted and at home, his loyalties become seriously tested when he meets and falls in love with Sabeen, a beautiful single mother, who happens to be mixed race.
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The Closing of Pleasant Street Video
After serving as a fine arts video store and community hub for 25 years, Pleasant Street Video in Northampton is closing its doors. Bill Dwight, longtime video clerk and local notable, and proud patron Ronald Jose Carlos, talk about what this social institution has meant to them, and what its closing signifies for local businesses and community investment.
Eric Carle: Picture Writer, The Art of the Picture Book
A portrait of Eric Carle, international icon of picture books, champion of children, and local hero. Eric is the author of over 70 books for children, including the best-selling classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar. In this new documentary, Eric invites us into his quiet studio on Main Street and shows us how he creates his beautiful picture books. This chapter of his artistic journey culminates in the founding of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst.
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A young man must decide what to do next when his hitchhiking passenger says she’s going to kill someone who lives off of exit 7A.
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Pilar, a community college art student, yearns for her best girlfriend, and has an awakening when a forensic photographer asks to take her picture, as a murdered victim.
His Take on Her
Steven Bichele is a man whose romances always seem to end in disaster. A talented filmmaker, he is trying to put together his first feature-length project with a couple of buddies. Enter Elena Samson, a beautiful poet and an aspiring actress. They fall in love, but there are complications. Elena appears to be suicidal and one of Steve’s buddies is convinced that it’s only a matter of short time before she offs herself.
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In the Grey
On the day of her husband’s deployment, Catherine tries making every moment count. Jack, however, would rather be on his way. The closer she tries to get, the further he pushes her away.
My Angel My Hero
DA, a former dance champion, gets terminated from his job at Wall Street. With the passion to revive his dancing skills, he discovers a brilliant street dancer, Billy, a smart, witty kid yet slightly wise. They set out to form a dance group hoping to follow their dreams until Billy’s fight with Parkinson’s disease ravels. DA loses his inspiration and Billy his faith – both must make difficult choices.
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A Place to Call Home
Malcolm, an aging hit man, confronts his own mortality when faced with poor health. While on the job and looking back on the fruitless choices he has made in his life, he decides to jump into a falsified life and become the man he never was. This action comes at a price, it goes against the code of his profession and against the wishes of his old school partner, Burt.
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Shoot the Moon
Marcy Meyers is down on her luck. Faced with piling bills, the remnants of a failed marriage, and now an imminent home foreclosure, she has nowhere to turn but to the hope for a miracle. That miracle she finds in Shoot the Moon, a national game show that promises a once-in-a-lifetime chance to win it all. But Marcy’s faith in the show comes with a price as her relationship with her daughter, Alice, is put to the test as the clock ticks towards a seemingly inescapable fate.
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For the past 9 years, Rebecca has created an elaborate wooded scenery from scratch, mirroring the world of her childhood in Durham, New Hampshire.
Kevin has life figured out: a great job, a beautiful home and a lovely wife. His Sundays are dedicated to watching football — to the frustration and disappointment of Julia, who plans activities for the two of them to share. Lonely and bored, Julia befriends her new handsome, sexy and very attentive neighbor Robert. Kevin is a smart guy who loves his wife; it’s up to him to make changes to save his marriage. But will the thrill of the Sunday game call out to him again?
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The true and historically accurate tale of one tumbleweed that did not tumble.