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Thursday, October 30
 

7:30pm

GABRIEL (Opening Night Film)
Directed by Lou Howe / 88 min.

Rory Culkin and director Lou Howe are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening.

Rory Culkin plays Gabriel, a troubled young man convinced that reuniting with his first love will bring him the stability and happiness he craves. Against his family's better judgment, he sets out to find her, but as the obstacles mount on his search, his grip on reality begins to slip and his behavior becomes more erratic. In the end, he risks everything in an increasingly obsessive and desperate pursuit.  

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Lou Howe

Writer & Director, GABRIEL
Writer & Director of GABRIEL. www.gabriel-movie.com



Thursday October 30, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104
 
Friday, October 31
 

6:30pm

WHIPLASH
Directed by Damien Chazelle / 106 min.

Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the  top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father,  Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band,  forever changing the young man’s life. Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals  into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability — and his sanity. 

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Friday October 31, 2014 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
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6:45pm

WILDLIKE
Directed by Frank Hall Green / 98 min.

Director Frank Hall Green is scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 

WildLike is a beautiful and intoxicating tale of two strangers who cross paths in the wilderness of the Alaskan frontier.  Mackenzie, a troubled but daring teenage girl, is sent by her struggling mother to live with her uncle in Juneau, Alaska. Although he seems like a supportive caretaker and friend, the relationship turns and Mackenzie is forced to run. Trying to make her way back to Seattle alone to find her absent mother, Mackenzie only winds up deeper in the Alaskan interior. Lost and with no one else to turn to, she shadows a loner backpacker, Bartlett, an unlikely father figure with scars of his own. Together, they cross the wilderness and discover sanctuary in the last frontier. WildLike offers viewers an emotional and provocative film experience that exemplifies the potential caring embedded in human nature.

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Frank Hall Green

Partner/Producer, Catch & Release Films
Frank Hall Green is a film producer, writer and director. His directorial debut feature WILDLIKE is produced by Christine Vachon/Killer Films, Tandem Pictures and Joseph Stephans. It was filmed on 35mm in Alaska and stars Ella Purnell, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Nolan Gerard... Read More →



Friday October 31, 2014 6:45pm - 8:25pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

6:45pm

WILD CANARIES
Directed by Lawrence Levine / 102 min.

Barri (Sophia Takal) and Noah (writer-director Lawrence Michael Levine), a newly engaged Brooklyn couple, are disheartened by the death of their elderly downstairs neighbor, Sylvia. Though Noah sees nothing unusual about the old woman's death, Barri suspects foul play and sets out to investigate, enlisting her roommate Jean (Arrested Development's Alia Shawkat) to join her on a reconnaissance mission to trail a possible suspect. Tensions mount, however, when the investigation uncovers unsettling secrets throughout the building—including in their own apartment—and suddenly everyone seems like a reasonable suspect.  Boasting a stellar supporting cast including Jason Ritter (Parenthood), Kevin Corrigan (The Departed), and Annie Parisse (The Following), Wild Canaries is a freshly comedic take on classic film noir.

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Friday October 31, 2014 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104
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9:00pm

5 STEPS TO A CONVERSATION
Directed by Anwar Jamison / 101 min.

When an immature, underachieving 30-year old man is forced to grow up and get a job or risk losing his family, he dives headfirst into a job with a cult-like atmosphere and an office full of deceptive characters.

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Friday October 31, 2014 9:00pm - 10:45pm
Hattiloo - Auditorium 37 S Cooper St, Memphis, 38104

9:15pm

THEY LIVE (1988)
Directed by John Carpenter / 93 min.

In his 2010 book on the film, novelist Jonathan Letham writes, “No offense, but THEY LIVE is probably the stupidest film to ever take ideology as its explicit subject. It’s also probably the most fun.” Director John Carptenter’s golden age ran aground on the rocks of THEY LIVE in 1988, but what a glorious crash. Wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper stars as Nada, a homeless construction worker drifting through the dark underside of the Reagan 80s. Soon after his arrival in Los Angeles, he gets a job as a day laborer at a construction site where he meets Frank Armitage (voiceover legend Keith David). After the shantytown where he is staying is destroyed by an army of riot-geared cops, Nada makes a startling discovery: a pair of sunglasses that allow him to see things as they really are. Earth is being controlled by alien invaders who have brainwashed the population using mind-controlling radio broadcasts and subliminal advertising. Even though the film was not commercially successful, it soon became infamous for Piper and David’s seemingly endless fight scene. But there is so much more to this sci-fi masterpiece than its slapstick middle passage. It is the perfect example of Jean-Luc Goddard’s dictum “It is a matter of making films politically; it is not a matter of making political films.”
~ C. Scott McCoy

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Friday October 31, 2014 9:15pm - 10:55pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

9:30pm

THE HEART MACHINE
Directed by Zachary Wigon / 85 min.

A man begins to suspect that his long-distance girlfriend whom he met on the Internet has been living in the same city as him, and he sets out looking for her. Starring John Gallagher Jr. (Short Term 12, Newsroom) and Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards).

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Friday October 31, 2014 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

9:30pm

THOU WAST MILD AND LOVELY
Directed by Josephine Decker / 76 min.

Psychosexual tensions boil over in this hair-raising erotic drama, set on an idyllic farm in the Kentucky countryside. When hired hand Akin (Joe Swanberg) arrives to help out for the summer, he becomes increasingly entangled with the mysterious and emotionally manipulative relationship between farmer (Robert Longstreet) and daughter.

Preceded by A Place of Our Own (dir. Joshua Gleason / 15 min.) - Longing for work, Omar is brought on to a small family where tensions run high as the eldest son feels his position in the family is slipping. 

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Friday October 31, 2014 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

10:00pm

SUMMER BLOOD
Directed by Onur Tukel / 86 min.

Erik Sparrow is one of the lucky ones.  He’s got a good job.  He’s in a stable relationship.  He lives in one of the greatest cities in the world.  Does he deserve it?  Probably not.  He’s not too bright.  He’s not very attractive.  He’s not at all ambitious.  He’s chubby and he’s always complaining.  And when his girlfriend Jody proposes to him, he doesn’t even have the good sense to accept her offer.  When she dumps him and starts seeing an old flame from college, Erik tries to win her back.  When he fails, he attempts to date other women, but the results are disastrous.  Erik’s starts falling apart.   His job grows more unfulfilling.  He becomes obsessed with a kinky co-worker who has no interest in him.  He becomes riddled with despair, until a chance encounter with a vampire changes his luck.

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Friday October 31, 2014 10:00pm - 11:30pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

11:59pm

HALLOWEEN (1978)
Directed by John Carpenter / 90 min.

The modern horror genre simply would not be the same without HALLOWEEN. Director John Carpenter’s 1978 movie began life as THE BABYSITTER MURDERS until he decided to set the film on All Hallow’s Eve. It is one of the most successful independent movies ever made, returning more than $70 million on a budget of $325,000. Jamie Lee Curtis stars as Laurie Strode who watches her friends brutally murdered as she is stalked by psychotic murderer Michael Myers. Curtis’ performance not only launched her own career as “Scream Queen” of the 80s, but also originated the horror archetype of The Smart Girl Who Lives. Heavily influenced by Hitchcock’s Psycho,  HALLOWEEN is credited with originating the slasher flick sub-genre, but it values suspense over the rivers of gore that its descendants would become infamous for. Just as scary today as with it debuted, HALLOWEEN began a decade-long hot streak for Carpenter that would include STARMAN, THE THING, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, and ELVIS.
~C. Scott McCoy

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Friday October 31, 2014 11:59pm - Saturday November 1, 2014 1:30am
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
 
Saturday, November 1
 

10:30am

UNCERTAIN TERMS
Directed by Nathan Silver / 72 min.

Needing a sudden escape from the city, Robbie flees Brooklyn for the countryside to stay with his aunt who runs a home for pregnant teenagers. As the only man in the house, Robbie inadvertently becomes the object of the girls’ attention… and affection. He eventually meets Nina, who is mature beyond her age and struggling with relationship troubles of her own. The more Robbie and Nina get to know each other, the more “complicated” their friendship becomes, stirring up jealously among the girls. In trying to save Nina from making the biggest mistake of her life, Robbie gets caught in a love triangle between Nina and her delinquent baby daddy, Chase.

Preceded by The Neighborhood (dir. Kyle Taubken / 14 min.) - A story about three childhood friends that move back home after college and take up residence in the very bedrooms they vowed to leave. 

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Saturday November 1, 2014 10:30am - 12:05pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

10:30am

KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER
Directed by David Zellner / 105 min.

A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 10:30am - 12:15pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

1:15pm

STOMPING GROUND
Directed by Dan Riesser / 80 min.

Dan Riesser, Tarah DeSpain, Alexander Sablow and Jeramy Blackford are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 


Ben & Annie are a young couple living in Chicago, on a weekend trip to Annie's small North Carolina hometown. At the local bar they run into Paul, a charming old friend of Annie's, and Ben learns something he never knew about his girlfriend: She believes in Bigfoot. In fact, she and her friends used to "hunt" for the creature when they were kids. Before Ben knows it, he's off on an impromptu Squatchin' trip deep in the Carolina backwoods. Amidst the Squatch calls, campfire stories and beers, Ben quickly realizes that Paul may have an ulterior motive in bringing Annie to the woods. And something else out here seems to be after her as well. Everyone but Ben thinks its Bigfoot. But it can't be, can it? 

Preceded by Marvelous Fishman (dir. Nisan Dag / 13 min.) - A fish-headed freak escapes the circus where he was trapped his whole life, in search of his real home. 

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Saturday November 1, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

1:30pm

JUST A MEASURE OF FAITH
Directed by Marion & Mechelle Wilson / 73 min.

Tramaine Morgan, Maranja May-Douglas and Yvonne Macklin and Writer/Directors Marlon Wilson and Mechelle Wilson are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening.

JUST MEASURE OF FAITH takes the viewer deep inside the meaning of faith. Jacob’s beautiful wife Kayla must find the strength to endure as the couple go through life-altering hardships. Will Lucifer succeed in his quest to take Jacob’s soul? 

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Marlon & Mechelle Wilson

Writers & Directors, M & M Films / M & M Wilson Corp.
We enjoy writing screen plays as well as stage plays and are currently working on something now.



Saturday November 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Hattiloo - Auditorium 37 S Cooper St, Memphis, 38104

4:00pm

JOY KEVIN
Directed by Caleb Johnson / 62 min.

Director Caleb Johnson is scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 

Kevin is a stand-up comedian struggling to refine his act as his wife Joy faces her own challenges in crafting a new dance performance. As the couple share the ups and downs of co-habitation and the professional and creative problems that plague them, they try to find peace and comfort in their marriage. Joy Kevin is a charming and funny romance, the story of two creative people looking to find their way in the world without losing their sense of themselves and their longstanding dreams of doing what they love.

Preceded by Be With Me (The Notebook) (dir. Zach Clark / 16 min.) - A woman walks into a video store and makes a sad, strange request.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

4:00pm

MOVEMENT + LOCATION
Directed by Alexis Boling / 94 min.

Writer/actor Bodine Boling and director Alexis Boling are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening.

Kim Getty is an immigrant from 400 years in the future, sent back to modern-day Brooklyn to live out an easier life. She's built a new identity in this time that nearly satisfies: she has a full time job, shares an apartment with a roommate, and is falling in love. But when she finds two other people from the future, Kim must fight to keep the life she once had from destroying the life she built here.

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Bodine Boling

Writer/Director, Harmonium Films & Music
Bodine is a Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker. She wrote, produced, acted in and edited the science fiction feature MOVEMENT AND LOCATION. Festival awards include best narrative feature, best screenplay, best actress, best original score, and two audience awards. The film played... Read More →
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Alexis Boling

Director/DP/Producer, Harmonium Films and Music, LLC.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 4:00pm - 5:35pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

6:00pm

HEATHERS (1988) - 25th Anniversary Screening
Directed by Michael Lehmann / 103 min.

Michael Lehmann and screenwriter Daniel Waters are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 

Indie Memphis is proud to host this 25th anniversary screening of one of the most subversive films of the 1980, HEATHERS. Angsty teenage movies set in suburban high schools, like FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH and THE BREAKFAST CLUB, were a staple of the Me Decade. HEATHERS pukes all over the genre like a Heather cheerleader on drain cleaner. Winona Rider stars as Veronica, a popular girl who uses her wits to navigate Westerburg High School’s Darwinian social order. She secretly hates her three best friends, all named Heather, and when a mysterious, black-clad guy named J.D. (Christian Slater) transfers to her school, she finds herself drawn into a Bonnie and Clyde style killing spree of ingeniously faked suicides that play to her spiritually empty town’s every secret prejudice and public hypocrisy. “Dear Diary. My bullshit teen angst has a body count now.” Audiences were not ready for this merciless black comedy when it debuted in 1989, but it became a cult hit on home video and is now regarded as one of the greatest high school movies ever made.
~ C. Scott McCoy

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Saturday November 1, 2014 6:00pm - 7:45pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

6:15pm

TIME LAPSE
Directed by Bradley King / 103 min.

Three friends discover a machine that takes pictures 24hrs into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop. 

Predeced by Abracadabra (dir. Robert Rugan / 10 min.) - A struggling street magician is given a magical book explaining ten simple steps to becoming a real magician.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 6:15pm - 8:10pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

9:00pm

BUZZARD
Directed by Joel Potrykus / 97 min

Marty Jackitansky is a caustic, small-time con artist drifting from one scam to the next. When his latest ruse goes awry, mounting paranoia forces him from his lousy small town temp job to the desolate streets of Detroit with nothing more than a pocket full of bogus checks, a dangerously altered Nintendo Power Glove, and a bad temper. Albert Camus meets Freddy Krueger in BUZZARD, a hellish and hilarious riff on the struggles of the American working class.

Preceded by Space Licorice (dir. Nathan Ross Murphy / 33 min. / Hometowner)  - Tobias's sanity is plagued by ghoulish apparitions and pesky door-to-door salesmen.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 9:00pm - 11:10pm
Studio on the Square #2 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

9:30pm

THE IMITATION GAME
Directed by Morten Tyldum / 113 min.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing, who spearheaded the Enigma code-breaking operation during World War II and was later persecuted by the British government for his homosexuality.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 9:30pm - 11:25pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

9:30pm

DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD
Directed by Tommy Wirkola / 100 min.

Martin hasn’t had the best vacation. He accidentally killed his girlfriend with an axe. He cut his own arm off with a chainsaw. And his friends STILL got devoured by a battallion of Nazi Zombies. This morning, he woke up in a hospital bed with a  new arm – but it’s a super-powered Zombie arm that wants to kill him, and anything else it can reach. Martin is pissed.

Preceded by Zom-Com (dir. Adam Schwartz / 25 min.) - A ragtag team of zombie chasers take on a lucrative but suicidal mission after a routine data-gathering job goes wrong.  

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Saturday November 1, 2014 9:30pm - 11:35pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

9:45pm

ROMEO AND JULIET IN HARLEM
Directed by Aleta Chappelle / 110 min.

Harry Lennix and Director Aleta Chapelle are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 

Starring Harry Lennix, Aunjanu, and Erica Gimpel, ROMEO AND JULIET IN HARLEM is the modern day retelling of Shakespeare’s most beloved play “Romeo and Juliet” with New York’s Harlem as it’s backdrop. Staying true to the original storyline and Shakespeare's poetic text, audiences will be allowed to identify with the characters on a more personal level, unlike other adaptations which place the story in abstract environments or time periods. Shakespeare’s words come alive in 2014, surrounded by the vibrancy of Harlem's historic Brownstone neighborhoods, basketball courts, subways, Central Park’s Shakespeare Garden and during New York’s massive West Indian Day Parade.

To reflect the diversity of the film's location, Juliet is African American and Romeo is Hispanic. In addition, more then ten different nationalities are represented in the cast, making this film the first Shakespeare film adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" with a complete cast of color.

Harlem is known as a successful melting pot, however conflicts still exist among some of it's residences. This “hatred of differences” is what fuels the feud between the Capulet’s and Montague’s. Turning the sweet and tender love story of “Juliet and her Romeo” into a tragedy.

Presented in collaboration with Hattiloo Theatre.

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Saturday November 1, 2014 9:45pm - 11:40pm
Hattiloo - Auditorium 37 S Cooper St, Memphis, 38104
 
Sunday, November 2
 

12:00pm

APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Directed by Desiree Akhavan / 82 min.

Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklynite but fails miserably in her attempt at all identities. Being without a cliché to hold onto can be a lonely experience.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

12:00pm

THE BETTER ANGELS
Directed by A.J. Edwards / 94 min.

At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and quiet boy who spends his days at the side of his beloved mother while learning to work the land from his stern father . When illness takes his mother, Abe's new guardian angel comes in the form of his new stepmother, who sees the potential in the boy and pushes for his further education.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:35pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

12:30pm

MOVEMENT + LOCATION
Directed by Alexis Boling / 94 min.

Writer/actor Bodine Boling and director Alexis Boling are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening.

Kim Getty is an immigrant from 400 years in the future, sent back to modern-day Brooklyn to live out an easier life. She's built a new identity in this time that nearly satisfies: she has a full time job, shares an apartment with a roommate, and is falling in love. But when she finds two other people from the future, Kim must fight to keep the life she once had from destroying the life she built here.

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Bodine Boling

Writer/Director, Harmonium Films & Music
Bodine is a Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker. She wrote, produced, acted in and edited the science fiction feature MOVEMENT AND LOCATION. Festival awards include best narrative feature, best screenplay, best actress, best original score, and two audience awards. The film played... Read More →
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Alexis Boling

Director/DP/Producer, Harmonium Films and Music, LLC.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 12:30pm - 2:05pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

2:45pm

TWO STEP
Directed by Alex R. Johnson / 94 min.

Having already lost his parents and kicked out of college, James turns up on his grandmother’s Austin doorstep only to watch her pass away. His luck continues its tailspin when he gets mixed up with Webb, a malicious con artist who’s been preying on local seniors. James gets taken under the wing by a benevolent, straight-shooting neighbor, but ultimately nothing can protect him from the likes of Webb. Making the situation all the more perilous is the fact that Webb has a nemesis of his own: Duane, a crime lord who operates out of a corner store and has just delivered an ultimatum.

Preceded by Spinners (dir. Erik Barnes / 13 min.) - In a small desert town, decimated by the economic recession, two teenagers, working as Sign Spinners are forced to make some unfortunate decisions.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 2:45pm - 4:30pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

5:30pm

I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS
Directed by Leah Meyerhoff / 80 min.

I Believe in Unicorns takes us on a road trip through the stunning and complex landscape of troubled young love. The film tells the story of Davina, an imaginative and strong-willed teenage girl who often escapes into a beautifully twisted fantasy life. Having grown up quickly as the sole caretaker of her disabled mother, she looks for salvation in a new relationship with an older boy. Davina is swept into a whirlwind of romance and adventure, but the enchantment of her new relationship quickly fades when Sterling's volatile side begins to emerge.

Preceded by I Was a Teenage Girl (dir. Augustine Frizzell / 6 min.)  - After an intense breakup, Emma and Jesse have a conversation that challenges the boundaries of their friendship.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 5:30pm - 6:55pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

5:30pm

THOU WAST MILD AND LOVELY
Directed by Josephine Decker / 76 min.

Psychosexual tensions boil over in this hair-raising erotic drama, set on an idyllic farm in the Kentucky countryside. When hired hand Akin (Joe Swanberg) arrives to help out for the summer, he becomes increasingly entangled with the mysterious and emotionally manipulative relationship between farmer (Robert Longstreet) and daughter.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Studio on the Square #3 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

5:30pm

LIGHTS CAMERA BULLSHIT
Directed by Chad Allen Barton / 95 min. / Hometowner

Director Chad Allen Barton and Producer Joseph Carr are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 

Gerard Evans comes back to Memphis in order to begin making legitimate films, but is thwarted at every turn by the insanity of the crew of his new commercial videography job, mobsters that are after his new boss, two psychotic gangs of historically inaccurate presidential impersonators, and his commitments to his family.

Preceded by Default Settings (dir. Eric Tate / 21 min. / Hometowner) - This is the day Bobby will finally change, but what he must go through tests his sanity, anxiety, stress, work life, and relationships.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 5:30pm - 7:05pm
Circuit Playhouse 51 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

6:00pm

LOW DOWN (Closing Night Film)
Directed by Jeff Preiss / 115 min.

A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene. Starring John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Taryn Manning, Glenn Close, Peter Dinklage.

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Sunday November 2, 2014 6:00pm - 7:55pm
*Playhouse on the Square 66 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

8:15pm

STOMPING GROUND
Directed by Dan Riesser / 80 min.

Dan Riesser, Tarah DeSpain, Alexander Sablow and Jeramy Blackford are scheduled to attend and participate in a Q&A after the screening. 


Ben & Annie are a young couple living in Chicago, on a weekend trip to Annie's small North Carolina hometown. At the local bar they run into Paul, a charming old friend of Annie's, and Ben learns something he never knew about his girlfriend: She believes in Bigfoot. In fact, she and her friends used to "hunt" for the creature when they were kids. Before Ben knows it, he's off on an impromptu Squatchin' trip deep in the Carolina backwoods. Amidst the Squatch calls, campfire stories and beers, Ben quickly realizes that Paul may have an ulterior motive in bringing Annie to the woods. And something else out here seems to be after her as well. Everyone but Ben thinks its Bigfoot. But it can't be, can it? 


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Sunday November 2, 2014 8:15pm - 9:45pm
Studio on the Square #4 2105 Court Ave, Memphis, TN 38104