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BATTLE: NEW YORK DAY 2 

STARRING: Nat Cassidy, Christopher Frederick (Heads and Tails), Kathleen Kwan (Children of Invention), Danielle Quisenberry (Mad Hot Ballroom), Maduka Steady (Lorenzo’s Oil, Freedomland) 

DIRECTOR: RALPH BOSWELL 

Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion. Laura is knocked out and awakens to an empty, andoned city. A drifter, Neil, finds Laura and takes her to safety. He's mentally unbalanced, and ramblingly tries to explain the danger... 

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DEAD OUTSIDE, THE 

STARRING: Alton Milne, Sandra Louise Douglas 

DIRECTOR: ANNE MULLANEY 

In the stark aftermath of a neurological pandemic, two strangers come together on an isolated Scottish farm. April, a 16 year old survivor with a dark past has survived alone for months. Daniel, a man bereaved, clings desperately on to hope of life in the outside world. Questioning his own sanity in the face of the maddened and distant cries of the suffering, he finds that the true enemy isn’t... 

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EXODUS 

STARRING: Clare Hope Ashitey (Children of Men, Candle To Water), Bernard Hill (Valkyrie, Lord of the Rings, Gothica, Titanic), Daniel Percival (Synchronicity, Van Wilder 2), Ger Ryan (The Commitments, Intermission) 

DIRECTOR: PENNY WOOLCOCK 

In this nightmare vision of the future, a neo-fascist politician clears the streets of immigrants confining them in a ghetto called Dreamland. But when his adopted son discovers that his real parents are imprisoned refugees, his attempts to help them escape results in a war in which the
brutally oppressed resort to brutal means to win their... 

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FLASHBACK 

STARRING: Andrew Ramos, Will Phillips, Alexandra Cappiello 

DIRECTOR: BRENDAN JACKSON ROBERTS 

Flashback Films, a once-proud 32nd Century movie studio, has fallen into disrepair thanks to a sinister corporate takeover. Classic films are robotically remastered. A prop-collecting Time Machine is the studio’s latest gimmick. When janitor Jack Taylor attempts to date starlet Tiffany Sloane, his would-be romance collides with the scheming of a corrupt studio executive – and the entire back lot... 

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NIGHTFUR 

STARRING: J. Michael Craig & Jana Danae, Creighton Barrett (Band of Horses)
 

DIRECTOR: JASON BROWN 

Frank, an introspective astrophysics major, visits a remote lab to work with his mentor; doctor Roberts. After his arrival, he finds that Helen; a young woman seemingly from another world, a metaphysical realm, has been taken in by the doctor. The Doctor has found her to be sensitive to mysterious signals coming from the depths of space, she is a cross between “Lady in the Water” and “Minority... 

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PAGAN QUEEN, THE 

STARRING: Winter Ave Zoli (Tristan+Isolde, Hellboy, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) 

DIRECTOR: CONSTANTIN WERNER 

The Pagan Queen is a historic drama with fantasy elements based on the folklore eternalized in the story of “The Crown of Vysehrad.” It is a love story between Libuse, the Slavic mythological heroine of 8th century Bohemia, and queen of the Slaivc tribes, and Premysl, a simple farmer. The film recreates the pagain, pre-Christian time period of the so-called Dark Ages, and shows that this magical... 

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THE GERBER SYNDROME 

STARRING: Sax Nicosia, Luigi Piluso, Valentina Bartolo and Pia Lanciotti 

DIRECTOR: MAXI DEJOIE 

A kiss. A handshake. A simple hug. We all know how easy it is to get infected by a virus. But this time its not just any virus. It’s the Gerber syndrome, a new pathology that doesnt look like a normal flu. A TV crew is making a documentary about this new pathology. It’s the Gerber syndrome, a highly contagious virus with devastating effects. Through the testimony of three people that are directly... 

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TOXIC LULLABY 

STARRING: Samantha Richter, Eva Blaknehol, Noah Hunter, Andreas Pape, Yvo Rene Scharft
 

DIRECTOR: RALF KEMPER 

TOXIC LULLABY tells the story of Eloise, who wakes up in a destroyed, life threatening world after a bad drug trip. Separated from her friends, she learns to survive in a bizarre new reality. The world around her is chaotic. She learns that the world collapsed following a financial crisis that turned into chaotic panic regarding the worlds last food resources – and their complete destruction. In... 

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