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75 Cents

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75 Cents

Directed by Safi Jafri
The midnight bus greets a Boy just trying to catch some sleep, but the Man who boards after...
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Abby and Emily Go to Palm Springs

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Abby and Emily Go to Palm Springs

Directed by Hellin Kay
Two women try not to kill each other on their first vacation together. Abby is an artist, Emily...
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Aimee Victoria

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Aimee Victoria

Directed by Chrystee Pharris
A film about two profoundly deaf women of color whose relationship is tested during a period of unprecedented...
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Baja Come Down

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Baja Come Down

Directed by Anderson Matthew
BAJA COME DOWN follows two women as they travel from LA to Mexico as a last ditch effort…
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Being BeBe

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Being BeBe

Directed by Emily Branham
BEING BEBE tells the awe-inspiring story of Marshall Ngwa, the creative mind behind BeBe Zahara Benet, who overcame…
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Boulevard! A Hollywood Story

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Wed, Sep 29 12:00 am - Tue, Oct 5 11:59 pm

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Boulevard! A Hollywood Story

Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
Reeling favorite Jeffrey Schwarz returns to the festival with BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY, which tells the little known…
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Boy Culture: The Series

Available to watch
Mon, Sep 27 12:00 am - Sun, Oct 3 11:59 pm

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Boy Culture: The Series

Directed by Q. Allan Brocka
BOY CULTURE: THE SERIES picks up ten years after the original gay audience favorite from 2006 made as…
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Boy Meets Boy

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Boy Meets Boy

Directed by Daniel Sánchez Lôpez
A brief romantic encounter in Berlin between Harry, about to fly home to the UK, and the German…
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Boysugar

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Boysugar

Directed by Montana Mason Doyel
Persuaded by a friend to come to the bar and perform, Levi, a transmasculine drag performer, finds himself...
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Bruised Fruit Tastes Sweeter

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Bruised Fruit Tastes Sweeter

Directed by Jake Kolton
After a roadside accident a couple tries to mend their fragile relationship.
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Butterflies in Berlin: Diary of a Soul Split in Two

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Butterflies in Berlin: Diary of a Soul Split in Two

Directed by Monica Manganelli
Inspired by real events and using stunning animation techniques, this award-winning art deco-style film tells the story of...
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Cause of Death

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Cause of Death

Directed by Jyoti Mistry
Women’s bodies are always at risk. An autopsy report describes the physical impact on the body that results...
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Dancing on My Own

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Dancing on My Own

Directed by Alexandra N Cuerdo
DANCING ON MY OWN is a love letter to the queer Asian experience, inspired by New York’s radical...
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Domestique

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Domestique

Directed by Nikita Burdein
A young gay man adjusts to a partnered, domestic life.
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Down in Paris

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Tue, Sep 28 12:00 am - Mon, Oct 4 11:59 pm

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Down in Paris

Directed by Antony Hickling
Fifth-time feature director (and actor) Hickling, known for his gay themed movies, breaks new ground with this contemplative,…
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Family History

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Family History

Directed by Mark J. Parker
On the anniversary of his mother’s mysterious death, a young man brings his new boyfriend home to meet...
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Faraway

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Faraway

Directed by Aziz Zoromba
After being estranged from his family for his homosexuality, we observe a young Arab man over four seasons...
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FCK (Friends Can’t Kiss)

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FCK (Friends Can’t Kiss)

Directed by Sarah Young
When two gay best friends, Ben and Matthew, accidentally sleep together, are they dating? Are they still friends?...
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Femme Folle

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Femme Folle

Directed by Hayley Bensmiller
A heartbroken girl is pursued by a domineering female photographer, and her growing infatuation begins to blur the...
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Firebird – Opening Night!

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Mon, Sep 27 12:00 am - Sun, Oct 3 11:59 pm

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Firebird – Opening Night!

Directed by Peeter Rebane
Opening night film, FIREBIRD, is an epic love story set against the backdrop of the 1970s Cold War,…
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Four Fruitbites

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Four Fruitbites

Directed by Dave Quantic
An introduction to four unique queer, trans and genderqueer voices as featured in the Fruitbowl Podcast.
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Gemmel & Tim

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Gemmel & Tim

Directed by Michiel Thomas
GEMMEL & TIM is a documentary that traces Gemmel “Juelz” Moore and Timothy “Tim” Dean’s parallel walks of…
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Getting Closer

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Getting Closer

Directed by Ethan Roberts
Two stoned boyfriends navigate unexpected vulnerability (as well as the giggles) while attempting to get off.
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The Greenhouse

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Thu, Sep 30 12:00 am - Wed, Oct 6 11:59 pm

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The Greenhouse

Directed by Thomas Wilson-White
THE GREENHOUSE is an enchanting tale, artfully blending gothic fantasy, an intimate family drama, and the romantic intimacy…
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Griffica

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Griffica

Directed by C.J. Arellano
A man suspects his boyfriend is a demon.
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Hard

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Hard

Directed by Christian Jacob Ramon
An unexpected bout of performance anxiety throws a wrench into the plans of two men on their first...
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I Just Wish You Told Me

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I Just Wish You Told Me

Directed by Michelle C. Bonilla
Jessie and Karen have been a same sex couple for thirteen years. When Karen goes into surgery and...
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in[APP]licable

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in[APP]licable

Directed by Cam Owen
After moving from small-town Louisiana to New Orleans, Ted navigates the city using a dating app.
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Invisible: Gay Women in Southern Music

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Invisible: Gay Women in Southern Music

Directed by T.J. Parsell
INVISIBLE: GAY WOMEN IN SOUTHERN MUSIC is a documentary that sings the praises of the unsung lesbians of…
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It Was the Dog that Saved My Life

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It Was the Dog that Saved My Life

Directed by Adam Golub, Sylvaine Alfaro
Toby the dog was the last living legacy of Kevin, a long-lost lover who died of AIDS in...
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The Journey of Monalisa

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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The Journey of Monalisa

Directed by Nicole Costa
THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA tells the story of Chilean director and playwright, Ivan Ojeda, who now lives life…
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Jump, Darling

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Wed, Sep 29 12:00 am - Tue, Oct 5 11:59 pm

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Jump, Darling

Directed by Phil Connell
Featuring the brilliant Cloris Leachman in her final starring role, JUMP, DARLING is about a rookie drag queen,…
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Liminal

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Liminal

Directed by Dan Abramovici
Steve lives both his past and present concurrently. As time is compressed and he flows through spirals of...
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My Fiona

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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My Fiona

Directed by Kelly Walker
MY FIONA tells a beautiful story of two women who come together in shared grief and end up…
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New Flesh for the Old Ceremony

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New Flesh for the Old Ceremony

Directed by Elizabeth Rakhilkina
A lesbian reverie set amidst the backwoods of New England, NEW FLESH FOR THE OLD CEREMONY explores the...
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No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics

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Tue, Sep 28 12:00 am - Mon, Oct 4 11:59 pm

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No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics

Directed by Vivian Kleiman
NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE RISE OF QUEER COMICS details the extraordinary emergence of five scrappy pioneering queer comic…
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Noah’s Song

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Noah’s Song

Directed by Damian Bonito Zapien
An animation about a transgender man coming out to his partner.
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Nora Highland

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Nora Highland

Directed by Ryan Spahn
Based on a play of the same name, NORA HIGHLAND follows the casting process of a gay character…
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North By Current – Documentary Centerpiece!

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Tue, Sep 28 12:00 am - Mon, Oct 4 11:59 pm

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North By Current – Documentary Centerpiece!

Directed by Angelo Madsen Minax
In NORTH BY CURRENT, trans filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax’s return to his rural Michigan home to investigate the…
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Out of the Dark: AKeem

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Out of the Dark: AKeem

Directed by Sarah Klein, Tom Mason
How do you fight an enemy you cannot see? This is the story of AKeem Rollins, known for...
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Personals

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Personals

Directed by Sasha Argirov
When an encounter at a glory hole sparks an unexpected connection, two socially anxious loners must risk vulnerability...
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Pink & Blue

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Pink & Blue

Directed by Carmen LoBue
After a surprise first-time pregnancy, a trans couple of color wrestles with how the new baby will affect...
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Pool Boy

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Pool Boy

Directed by Luke Willis
Austin, a college jock home for the summer, unexpectedly develops feelings for Star, his parents’ non-binary pool cleaner,...
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Poppy Field

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Poppy Field

Directed by Eugen Jebeleanu
Inspired by true events, POPPY FIELD tells the story of Christi, a closeted police officer, who is taken…
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Potato Dreams of America

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Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Potato Dreams of America

Directed by Wes Hurley
In POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA, writer/director Wes Hurley views his coming of age misadventures through the whimsical filter…
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Queens of the Revolution

Available to watch
Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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Queens of the Revolution

Directed by Rebecca Heidenberg
QUEENS OF THE REVOLUTION introduces viewers to members of a vibrant community of drag queens in Santa Clara…
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Reasons to Stay

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Reasons to Stay

Directed by Ezra Li, Shaina Rose Woolley
Wanting to escape a mundane and monotonous reality, Jian needs a little help remembering a reason to stay.
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Roadkill

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Roadkill

Directed by Aliza Brugger
Tillie’s lonely life as a roadkill removal worker is destabilized when Wanda, a lively stranger, comes to town.
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Saint-Narcisse

Available to watch
Mon, Sep 27 12:00 am - Sun, Oct 3 11:59 pm

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Saint-Narcisse

Directed by Bruce LaBruce
Inspired by the ancient Greek myth and set in the sexual liberation of the early 1970s, SAINT-NARCISSE is…
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See You Then

Available to watch
Wed, Sep 29 12:00 am - Tue, Oct 5 11:59 pm

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See You Then

Directed by Mari Walker
Trans director Mari Walker's directorial debut SEE YOU THEN tells the tale of two people who used to…
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Sheer Qorma

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Sheer Qorma

Directed by Faraz Arif Ansari
SHEER QORMA is a story of belonging and acceptance, identity and family, and how it comes together under...
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Silver Lining

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Silver Lining

Directed by Yanyi Xie
During the COVID19 pandemic, Chicago drag artist Brent Perrotti recreated his stage inside his studio apartment to do...
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Stephen & James: Best Girlfriends

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Stephen & James: Best Girlfriends

Directed by Dave Quantic
A love-letter to a New York City in the not-too-distant past where the only apps were served before...
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Sweetheart

Available to watch
Tue, Sep 28 12:00 am - Mon, Oct 4 11:59 pm

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Sweetheart

Directed by Marley Morrison
SWEETHEART tells the story of a socially awkward, environmentally conscious teenager named AJ, who is dragged to a…
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Taffeta

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Taffeta

Directed by Lovell Holder
Based on their play “Lavender Men,” playwright-performer Roger Q. Mason explores questions of identity and vicious cycles of...
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Telling Time

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Telling Time

Directed by Daniel Talbott
Ten months into the pandemic, day is for sleeping and night is for wandering alone and aimless on...
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The Hunter

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The Hunter

Directed by Sam McConnell
Will meets Rose for a first date on a hot summer night in 1985 Greenwich Village. The two...
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The Sixth Reel – Closing Night!

Available to watch
Fri, Oct 1 12:00 am - Thu, Oct 7 11:59 pm

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The Sixth Reel – Closing Night!

Directed by Carl Andress and Charles Busch
Legendary drag performer Charles Busch (PSYCHO BEACH PARTY; DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!) returns to Reeling with THE SIXTH REEL,…
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Total Catch

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Total Catch

Directed by Sarah Clark
Dating is hard… Zoom dating is harder.
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Walk With Me

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Mon, Sep 27 12:00 am - Sun, Oct 3 11:59 pm

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Walk With Me

Directed by Isabel del Rosal
WALK WITH ME follows the emotional journey of a young mother who leaves her husband to find her…
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Yes I Am – The Ric Weiland Story

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Wed, Sep 29 12:00 am - Tue, Oct 5 11:59 pm

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Yes I Am – The Ric Weiland Story

Directed by Aaron Bear
Narrated by Zachary Quinto, YES I AM - THE RIC WEILAND STORY profiles the life and legacy of…