Session 20    Sunday April 19
THE PARAMOUNT CENTER – Bright Family Screening Room
559 Washington Street Boston MA 02111
6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Homophonia                      3 min

A man, late for a hearing on gay marriage, tries to get directions from his smart phone and discovers she is part of the opposition.

  • Cast: Albert M. Chan, Mary Niederkorn, James Jermanok
  • Writer: James Jermanok, Mary Niederkorn
  • Producers: James Jermanok, Mary Niederkorn
  • Country: USA

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The Best Driver in the County                           15 min

The ‘Best Driver in the County’ is a short film based on Jack Richie’s 1940’s short story of the same title. While tending his garden one morning, Joe’s simple tranquil world is randomly ambushed at gunpoint by Vivian and Jane, a bi-polar pair of escaped convicts looking to steal his car to enable their getaway. When Joe calmly claims that he lives alone out in the middle of nowhere without a car, Vivian, the menacing leader is immediately suspicious and a delicate game of cat and mouse ignites. Vivian seeks to unveil the secret Joe protects, while Joe carefully learns the backstory of these contrasting criminals and steers a plan by nurturing a conversation with the slower, simpler Jane. Violence is imminent.

Cast: Jenica Bergere, Tara Buck, Pam Cook and Chris Mulkey.

Writer: Neal Foard

Director: Marcus McCollum

Producers: John Nelson and Marcus McCollum

Country: USA

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Ovum                                86 min

OVUMOvum is a dark comedy about a quirky actress who will do anything for a part, who must give up a part of herself when her method acting exercise goes too far and she’s drawn into the lucrative and disturbing world of egg donation clinics.

Cast: Karin Agstam, Katie Morrison, Sonja O’Hara, Rutanya Alda, Jaspal Binning, Hassan Johnson

  • Writer: Sonja O’Hara,
  • Director: Matt Ott
  • Producers; Anna Lauren Farrell, Vincent Petrosini, Sonja O’Hara, Elyssa Rabinowitz, Jack Turner, Jeff Forbes

Country: USA