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This follows the earlier announcement of 37 television, digital and web series in development that have also been selected for the annual event. Selections ranges from highly commercial indie fare to as well as work that tackles controversial subject matter, introduces wildly engaging and often hilarious worldviews, and challenges traditional form.
A chaotic summer in Argentina and Brazil becomes a turning point in the lives of a heart-broken man and his teenage daughter. Blanca, a young Chilean mother, returns to her former foster home and is suddenly embroiled in a national abuse scandal, cast as the victim, key witness and executioner of a case that shakes the foundations of society.
Having no sexual joyce carol oates on writing a eulogy, she initiates an unraveling adventure to get the job. City on Fire tells the incendiary true story of an escalating conflict between the city of Philadelphia and the radical group MOVE, which led to an armed siege in a residential neighborhood and one of the most shocking decisions ever made by a city against its citizens.
A magical and moving coming-of-age about special Clara and her inner struggle to defend her womanhood in a remote mountain village in Colombia.
A strong-willed, but emotionally unstable woman spirals out of control when her feelings for a new coworker are not reciprocated.
One old man with one last dream battles his family, ill health — and time — to win a golden ticket for the trip of a lifetime.
Unemployed Kenneth leaves his family and rural Indiana hometown and takes to the road in search of work and self-validation. Interactive camp goes out of hand when students experience intolerance and discrimination in a WW2 exercise.
An obedient eight-year-old girl unintentionally witnesses a rape in a park. Unraveling with fear and paranoia, her violent outbursts put her family and classmates in jeopardy. A young boy in the Reconstruction Era must stop his father, who has been possessed by a violent supernatural force that is pushing him to restore the former social order of the South.
When a grief-stricken woman catches a young thief in the act of stealing her car, they form the unlikeliest of friendships through home improvement and grand theft auto. Johnston and Elisabeth Moss. Beneath New York City, a five-year-old girl lives in the tunnels with her heroin addicted mother.
After a police-mandated eviction, they are forced to flee topside and face the world above, threatening their future as mother and daughter. Drama Lolly directed and produced by John Barker.
The somewhat true story of the selftitled King of Sleaze, Lolly Jackson, who struggled against his animal nature to find love and having failed chose notoriety instead. What would happen if a renowned artist proposed to a refugee to become his own artwork to solve his paper problems?
In rural Montana, teenager Mickey Peck must break out of her oppressive relationship with her unstable, veteran father in order to forge her own independent identity as a woman. Johnston and Neil Creque Williams. A former beauty queen turned hardworking single mom prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the pageant, hoping to keep her from repeating the same mistakes in life that she did.
A young aspiring writer lands a day-job at J. Nieves, 17, comes back to Mexico to meet her biological mother and little sister. New wounds appear and destiny threatens to be reshaped.
A Nightmare Wakes is a psychological thriller about the torrid love affair between Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley as Mary writes her famous book, Frankenstein. Dramatic Thriller Nudes written and directed by Stephen Cone.
A famous photographer moves back to her small South Carolina town and promptly launches a nude series, providing a much-needed jolt to the sleepy community and causing uneasy ripples in her estranged family. A group of natives find him unconscious on the shore and take him to their leader.
It was the year AC. Mel, living with her autistic brother and pill-popping mother, escapes nightly to perform underground comedy, driven by her dream to perform on The Tonight Show. The Room follows a young couple who move deep into the New Hampshire woods to escape the stress of the big city.
When they discover a mysterious room that fulfills every wish, their lives will be forever changed. Eight-year-old Ivy embarks on a desperate road trip with her mother in the hopes of finding her older sister Heather who has mysteriously gone missing from their Mohawk community.
An exploration, physically and metaphysically, into the lives of several people involved in a series of revenge killings in a small Georgia town.
A privileged white college sophomore clashes with her history professor and throws her university into chaos when she attempts to ban offensive language on campus.
Simon arrives in Vesterby from Copenhagen, ready to start the 10th grade. The two teens start challenging each other in intimate and transgressive actions whilst creating their graduation project for school.
After witnessing a murder at a prestigious theater festival, a teacher and her star pupil must decide what to do in order to still win.
Comedy Turquoise written and directed by Brian M. Following the tragic death of his older brother, 13 year-old Antoine and his family retreat to a seaside town to grieve. A depressed and unfocused Brooklyn babysitter finds self-discipline and his artistic calling in the arms of a male dominatrix who appears thanks to a psychedelic cupcake.
A bumbling pig farmer, a feisty salon owner, a sensitive busboy, an ambitious expat architect and a disenchanted rich girl converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs float down the river towards a rapidly modernizing Shanghai.Warning: this is + kilobytes of text, and it will be a few weeks before I break it down into a tree of faster-loading little files.
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Culled annually from magazines, the anthology was my introduction to legends of the short-story form—John Updike, Joyce Carol Oates, as well as then-newcomers Lorrie Moore and Charles D’Ambrosio. If you are looking for the right words to give to the surviving spouse, whether when writing a eulogy or a condolence letter, some quotations and poems from notable people on the death of a husband may help.
Oates retired from teaching in and was honored at a retirement party in November of that year.
Joyce Carol Oates has taught creative writing at UC Berkeley for the past few years, her last course being in Spring Views Religion. Oates was raised Catholic but is now an atheist. Aug 10, · Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, ) is an American author and the Roger S.
Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has. Meetings of the Washington Biography Group Meeting regularly since The meetings of the Washington (DC) Biography Group take place one Monday evening a month, September through May, at the Washington International School, Macomb St., NW, Washington, DC (between 34th St.
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