Slippery Slope - written and directed
by Sarah Schenck
A young feminist filmmaker who needs cash to
take her anti-pornography documentary to Cannes secretly agrees
to write and direct a porn film. Living and working "behing
enemy lines" shakes her assumptions, awakens her slumbering
sexuality, and threatens her politically-correct marriage.
Laughing Matters ... More - directed
by Andrea Meyerson
This docu-comedy features four of the hottest
lesbian stand-up comics working today. The perfect balance
between live performance footage and personal interviews, Laughing
Matters ... More! takes comedy seriously as it not only delves
into each comic's struggle or lack-thereof with coming out, but
also makes us laugh at ourselves, gay or straight.
Shelf Life - written and directed by
A free spirit on probation must take and keep
a job, and so is placed by her city councilman uncle in a local
library branch as a book shelver. The library is ruled by
a former classmate, a descendant of a librarian dynasty who rules
the stacks with absolute and vindictive power. Early on,
the two enemies present themselves bedraggled and torn to an unseen
arbiter as they try to explain how things went from bad to war.
LEGACY PROGRAM FEATURE FILM (not
Life on a Leash - written and directed
by Susan di Rende
Stella is a neat-freak artist, a smoking, sugar
cereal and soft-drink addicted vegan, .a romantic who can't say
no to a one-night stand. A stray dog wanders into Stella's
life and turns it upside-down, which in her case is right side
up at last. But it takes a few more turns of the wheel before
she learns to "let go and let dog."