2023 Official Selections
Screening on: Sunday, May 7th - 8:40pm
Musical / USA / 135 min.
This high-energy movie musical follows a group of influencers as they take up residence in a famed Hollywood apartment building to pursue their dreams of social media stardom. The diverse characters of 1660 Vine confront questions of fame, influence, identity, and mental health. All the while, the residents update their followers through vlogs, gaming streams, makeup tutorials, TikTok dances, songs and pranks, as they discover the difference between what is authentic and what is not.
Director: Patricia McGregor
Producers: Kevin Surace, Michael Jackowitz, Jonathan Prince
Screenplay: Jackson Prince
Original songs: Emma Ashford, CJ Cruz, Jenna Clayborn, Clayton Delp, Jaxson Floberg, Will Francis, Sam Jackson, Jackson Prince, and Simon White
Choreography: Paula Abdul
Cast: Khemuni Norodom, Maya Lagerstam, Chris Olsen, Brianna Rose Gentilella, Malachi Durant, Pia Toscano, CJ Cruz, Jaiden Klein, Cheryl Porter, Sam Haft, Lisa Loeb.
Screening on: Monday, May 8th - 8:50pm
Comedy/Drama / USA / 111 min.
Ryan Nichols has found himself living in his childhood bedroom, 6 days from his ex-wife's wedding and 7 days from his suicide. Resigned to his situation, Ryan anxiously awaits the end of the week, and his life, until his brother Trevor is summoned home and introduces him to a self-help cult that sends them on a road trip to repair the mistakes of his past to ultimately fix his future...but a ghost from his history, Sarah Gordon, has other plans.
Director: Jay Leonard
Producers: Shawn Barnes, Suzanna Bornn
Writer: Jay Leonard
Cast: Ricky DeRosa, Suzanna Bornn, Jeff Raiano
Dying to Sleep
Screening on: Wednesday, May 10th - 9:15pm
Drama, Psychological Thriller, Mystery / USA / 94 min.
Terrifying nightmares, a broken family, and a mysterious
Holistic Doctor, haunt Mary as she searches for the strength
to find forgiveness amongst dark, unforgivable betrayals.
Director: Paris Dylan
Producers: SarahLydia Sophia, Paris Dylan, Mike Hermosa
Writers: Paris Dylan, Patch Moore
Cast: SarahLydia Sophia, Eric Roberts, Victoria Baldesarra, Dar
Dixon, Dave Sheridan, Jataun Gilbert, Maria Pinsent, Paris Dylan,
Roy Abramsohn, Alex Keever
Hell Hath No Fury
Screening on: Saturday, May 6th - 6:40pm
Dark Comedy / USA / 70 min
A husband and a wife separately and unknowingly plot to murder each other on the same fateful night.
Director: Zachary Burns
Producers: Zachary Burns, Vinnie Hogan, Jacob Leighton Burns
Writer: Jacob Leighton Burns
Cast: Leah N.H. Philpott, Jacob Ryan Snovel, Clinton Joseph
Not for Nothing
Screening on: Saturday, May 6th - 8:40pm
Crime Thriller / USA / 97 min.
After his girlfriend turns up dead under mysterious circumstances, her boyfriend searches for answers with the aid of his fellow South Philly barflys only to ignite a dangerous street war with a volatile drug dealer.
Director: Tim Dowlin, Frank Tartaglia
Producers: Peter D. Pelullo, Brandon E. Brooks, Michael Regalbuto, William Ostroff, John DeStefano Jr., Mike Brillstein, Frank Tartaglia, Tim Dowlin
Writer: Tim Dowlin, Frank Tartaglia
Cast: Mark Webber, Mike Bash, Lauren LaVera, Peter Patrikios, Michael Gambino, Michael McFadden, Danny Donnelly, Carmine Yusko, Nick Lanciano, Vic Dibitetto, Natalie Stone, Al Sapienza
Roseland: The Ballad of Bob Levine
Screening on: Sunday, May 7th - 6:40pm
Documentary / USA / 80 min.
Bob Levine has been entertaining the community of Cherry Grove as his alter ego "Rose" for over 50 years and he is still going strong.
Director: Parker Sargent
Producers: The Cherry Grove Archives Collection
Cast: Bob “Rose” Levine, Michael Fitzgerald III, David “Davida” Gilleo, Thom “Panzi” Hansen, Lyn Hutton, Richie Mastascusa, Mark York
Tale of the American Dream
Screening on: Thursday, May 11th - 5pm
The film is a powerful exploration of the immigrant experience in the United States. It highlights the many challenges and obstacles that immigrants face, but it also shows the resilience and determination that drives them to succeed.
Directed by: Stanislav Puzdriak
The Seasons - four love stories
Screening on: Tuesday, May 9th - 9pm
Drama / USA / 82 minutes
Over the course of a year, four sets of intertwined characters are faced with turning points in their romantic lives. Each chapter takes place in a different season, with the central characters in each season being age-appropriate, thus: Summer, young adults, Autumn, middle aged, Winter, elderly, and Spring, a ten year old girl.
Cast: Mike Keller, Aynsleigh Weller-Haines, Katya Preiser, Margo Sappington, Anna Holbrook, Brian Hotaling, Kathleen Simmonds, Joan Porter, Ed Setrakian, Amelia Rose Allen, Bryce Edwards, Keira Lassor, Anthony Cipolla, Jaden Pace, Judy Jerome, Shanti Wimmer.
Screening on: Sunday, May 7th - 2:45pm
Drama & Fantasy / USA / 82 min.
A bright young girl struggles to find her way home when she starts inexplicably waking up in a different body every day.
Director: Kellen Gibbs
Producers: Donald Nguyen
Writer: Kellen Gibbs
Cast: Charity Rose, Julia Parker, Richard Neil, Zachary Ray Sherman, Jordan Knapp, Diego Medellin, Kally Khorshid, Arthur Roberts, Tessa Espinola, Anna Telfer, Jane Edwina Seymour, Mason Marcus Burrell, Bianca Lemaire, Brandon Knabe