In a Turkish village, three siblings who neither know each other nor anything about their late father, wait to bury his body. As they start to find out more about their father and each other, they also start to learn more about themselves.
SWITCH, a scripted drama series based on a true story, dives deep into exploring human nature and everyday people's secret desires, traumas, fantasies and fetishes as they play out inside ... See full summary »
A young artist sits on the sidewalk, struggling to make a living. She makes drawings for the passersby. A businessman recognises her talents and offers her a paying job. The prospect seems ... See full summary »
Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she reluctantly agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.
Each lead character has a corresponding butterfly and color to go along with that butterfly. Melanie is the yellow Colias Alexandra butterfly, a species that doesn't sequester toxins and is easily eaten by its prey. Paris is the Morpho Peleides butterfly whose wings are a bright iridescent blue and is the only butterfly of her class whose wings are bigger then that of the male. Charlotte is the Greta Oto or "Glasswinged" butterfly, who easily adapts into it's surroundings. Katrina is a bright red and brown, like the Vanessa Atlanta aka "Red Admiral" butterfly, whose name is after a figure in Greek mythology, a strong yet feminine woman who faces obstacles and backlash for refusing to follow gender norms. See more »
I watched this film at SOHO International Film Festival in Manhattan and was really impressed by both the artistry of its execution and the acting. The story itself dealt with the complicated human desire for friendship and acceptance, and did so in a way that was both painfully relatable and triumphantly defiant. The actress/writer's personal connection to the materiel gave it an authenticity that really resonated for me. The past can try to beat us up and people will always try to put us in boxes of their choosing. But it's up to us to imagine and decorate our own boxes, or in this case, cocoons, and to emerge from that cocoon as a different person. It's up to us to fly. This is a story I'd like to see expanded on in longer form. I'll be watching for it.
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