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"THE FREEDOM CHAIR" (15-min.)  Directed by Mike Douglas. Josh Dueck was an aspiring skier and coach until a ski accident in 2004 changed his life for good. After coming to the realization that he would never walk again, Josh made a conscious decision to make the best of a terrible situation. Within 1 year he was back on snow doing what he loved, and shortly after, his determination took him to the top of the podium in the sport of Sit-skiing. Despite his success in the world of competitive skiing, he wasn't satisfied as a skier. Josh's dream is to tackle the backcountry and the steepest and wildest mountains in the world. In 'The Freedom Chair' it's a dream fulfilled. Winner: Best Family Film.   IMDB

"MILO'S CRAWLSPACE" (4-min.)  Directed by Curtis Melroe. When Milo's record shop goes under, he and his son must pack their final belongings. IMDB

"THE SIXTH MINUTE" (7-min.)  Directed by James Lee Hernandez.  Cara, a quirky young law school student working as a paralegal in one of Los Angeles top law firms, is finding it hard to balance work, school, and prepping for the bar exam. After a long night of studying, Cara wakes up with less than 15 minutes to get to work on time. However, her excessive tardiness at her job has her on final warning, if she clocks in late one more time she is FIRED. Cara knows that her work offers a five minute grace period to clock in before you're actually considered late. Follow Cara as she navigates through air-head roommates, LA traffic, and UPS men, all in an attempt to clock in before... The Sixth Minute.  IMDB

"CONDUIT" (13-min.)  Directed by Alyn Darnay.  Susan is home alone when a man comes to her door. The man claims to have a message for her that could change the course of her life, or end it.  IMDB

"THE SURVIVOR" (3-min.)  Directed by: Timothy Salmon.  It's a new post-apocalyptic world where the earth's atmosphere drastically changed overnight. The change made 70% of the population on earth disappear without a trace, new shadow creatures to roam the earth in search of food, and every creature on earth is forced to adapt, even mankind. Jason and Don are a recon team for a new civilization, but their new survivor may know a dangerous secret that can change everything for them.

"GET OFF THE MONEY TRAIL" (3-min.)  A music video about good vs evil  by Migdalia Etheridge and Patrick Campion. Website
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"THE LOCKET" (5-min.)  Directed by: Rachael Sonnenberg.  8 year old Clare just wants her grandmother to be happy. She finds a locket that brings back her grandmother's past. IMDB

"JESUS vs BONO" (13-min.)  Directed by Dawn Engle. The 'Rapture', the end of the world, heaven, and Bono -- this 13 minute mockumentary addresses each one of these topics, and more. Radio evangelist Harold Camping predicted Jesus would come down to earth and that the Rapture would begin on May 21st, 2011. We travel to the heart of Christian America, Colorado Springs, to capture the action on that fated day. Bono also came to Colorado on May 21st, 2011 -- could there be a connection? We explore this burning question, as well. And if Jesus and Bono held an arm wrestling contest, who would win? Find out in 'JESUS vs. BONO', the greatest story never told. Winner: Best Comedy.  Read more.
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"MY LICENSE" (2-min.)  Directed by (sixth grader) Elizabeth Herrick.   In this animated film, a young girl receives her new license, much to her father's dismay.  IMDB

"DEPARTURES" (12-min.) Directed by  Ali Y. Akarcesme.  After ten years of legal red tape, a Turkish woman in her mid-40s finally realizes her dream of migrating to the states and being reunited with her husband. Little does she know that the 13 hour flight is only the beginning of her ordeal as she faces a series of escalating challenges from customs to her ride through the wilds of New Jersey to at last reach her husband.

"FIXATED" (13-min.)  Directed by Josh Therriault. Fixated is an independent drama about ones depressive state due to an often disregarded, underrated addiction. A man lives his life coping with a deep depression associated with his own bad habits. The uphill battle is trying to turn his life back towards the right path. How hard is it to avoid everyday temptations of living for someone who is trying to recover? IMDB