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POLDi an Immigrant Story – Cesar Velasco Gil (Highland Park, New Jersey) - POLDi is an Austrian immigrant who left her home country. After many years of living in the US, POLDi reflects on her homesickness and identity. 2022; 5 min.
Beacon – Jayme Coveliers (New York, New York) - While deep in the mires of depression, Raúl discovers a new connection through his bedroom window. 2022; 8 min.
Bacon ‘N’ Laces - Stephen Michael Simon (Brooklyn, New York) - Bacon ’N’ Laces is a short documentary, shot in New Jersey, about a single dad of three boys who manages a diner. But, there’s more to him than meets the eye. 2021; 19 min.
Bendix: Sight Unseen - Anthony Scalia – (Lodi, New Jersey) - Surrounded by highway traffic sits the unassuming Bendix Diner, owned and operated by John Diakakis. As the blind, single father of three young children who also work at the diner, John attempts to address and overcome his obstacles in order to provide a better life for his family. 2021; 26 min.
Fire-Man’s Fetish – John Slover (Los Angeles, California) - After 50 years in a state penitentiary, a pyromaniac (Danny Trejo) is released back into society, and immediately embarks on a raucous arson spree. 2022; 8 min.