HOLLYWOOD FRINGE is the story of down-on-their luck, 40-something, non- power couple Samantha and Travis Sunstrom. Samantha and Travis’s pet project “Rainbow Farm”- about young idealists bent on improving the world- has finally been green-lit, but only on the condition that a younger actress takes Samantha’s role. As Travis watches “Rainbow Farm” become a caricature of their original concept, Samantha decides to revisit a whacked-out experimental theater piece from her youth called “The Alien Play.” On the fringes of Hollywood, everyone’s still trying to find their role in life.
After leaving Earth in the 80’s, Thorp (an alien with a sweet mustache and mullet) returns home to find his best friend Samantha. He heads to their old stomping grounds, the diner, the duckpin bowling alley, the lake, and even peers into his neighbor’s homes, but no luck. Thorp does notice how much the world has changed though. People are more connected to their phones than to each other.
Mad About You
Twenty years after Mad About You had its last episode on ABC, Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser are reprising their roles for a 12-episode reboot, airing on SpectrumTV. The 2019 version of Mad About You released its first six episodes on November 20, with the remaining six following on December 18, 2019.
Life-long friends Kat and Janet see everything flipped upside down as they hit senior year. Shy Kat is now popular, hooking up at parties, while misfit Janet is put on strange medication for her “bad behavior.” Things get even odder when Janet meets a cute boy who might be a time traveler, and Kat’s panicked parents send her off to sex rehab. Can anything make life in the suburbs normal again? Life-long friends Kat and Janet see everything flipped upside down as they hit senior year. Shy Kat is now popular, hooking up at parties, while misfit Janet is put on strange medication for her “bad behavior.” Things get even odder when Janet meets a cute boy who might be a time traveler, and Kat’s panicked parents send her off to sex rehab. Can anything make life in the suburbs normal again?
Dons of Disco
A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s ‘Italo Disco’ star Den Harrow.
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Never Be Done: The Richard Glen Lett Story
Never Be Done chronicles the seven year journey of Richard Glen Lett, a once-respected Canadian comedian whose addiction to drugs and alcohol lead to him becoming homeless, estranged from his daughter, and shunned by his community. With no one to turn to, Richard disappeared. He ran away from his problems; he ran away from his responsibilities; he ran away from his life. Not merely a tale of one man’s downfall, Never Be Done is the story of Richard Lett’s struggle to forge a new life in the same environment that brought him down so completely. Filmed with candid intimacy and filled with archival footage and poignant testimonials, Never Be Done is a raw and unflinching documentary about the life and times of Richard Lett, who lost it all and lived to tell the tale.
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir
Aja, a clever young street magician from Mumbai, sets out on an extraordinary journey when his mother passes away, to find the father he never knew. He discovers love in a Swedish furniture store in Paris, mortal danger with Somali migrants in England, fame on a dance floor in Rome and adventure in a hot-air balloon over the Mediterranean sea. In the end, he realizes life’s true treasures – and who he really wants to be.
Margaret and Henry are back home in Washington DC for the holidays. At a Christmas party of old high school friends, Margaret discovers that her ex-boyfriend is now engaged. With her holiday mood ruined, Margaret and Henry ditch the party to go score some drugs. What starts as a night of debauchery evolves into a self-indulgent quest when the two friends become convinced that they are the only ones who can solve the kidnapping of a neighborhood socialite.
Slut In A Good Way
Following in the footsteps of classic independent films like Clerks and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Slut in a Good Way follows three teenage girls exploring their first taste of freedom: Charlotte, the recently heartbroken, Megane, the anti-love anarchist, and Aube, a virgin who dreams of love — all three smitten by the guys at the “Toy Depot.” After applying for their first part-time job at the store during this one fateful summer, the three girls experience for the very first time what it is like to make their own decisions and their resulting consequences.
Based on a true story, Ruta Madre chronicles the magical odyssey of Daniel, a talented young Mexican-American singer, and his cynical uncle Rodrigo. After his first love breaks his heart, Daniel reluctantly leaves his home in San Diego, California and embarks on an epic road trip through Baja with his uncle in order to reconnect with his Mexican roots and find himself. Ruta Madre is a cinematic love letter to Mexico that conveys a resounding message of love, family and a celebration of culture.
Waiting on Mary
An actor in denial of his recent divorce retreats into the persona of a colonial scout and explores his new futuristic landscape.
This Is My Year
Connor Miller is a screenwriter, or at least she wants to be. After 3 years of living in Los Angeles’ “valley,” she moves to Hollywood to give it one last shot. There, she wrestles with the costs of chasing a dream and struggles to keep her eye on the prize during her “make-it-or-break-it” year.
Are You Joking?
Twenty-something New Yorker Barb Schwartz somehow ended up in a life that kinda… sucks. She has a paralegal job she hates, a drab studio apartment on Roosevelt Island, and an overbearing family who never lets her forget she’s still single. Billy, a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet, has dreams of being a star. To gain some fame he leaks a sex tape of himself and a New York Congressman. But Billy has to lawyer-up when he faces legal action. This brings him to Barb’s law office and their paths cross for the first time in almost a decade. When these two childhood BFFs reunite, they pick up right where they left off, and soon Billy makes some harsh, but honest criticisms of Barb’s life choices. She is the last person on earth that he would have expected to find working at a law firm. After a few heart-to-hearts, he finds out that she is still a hilarious comedy nerd. He helps her grow the balls she needs to put her own happiness first.