Genre

Documentary

A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

Film

A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE

Directed by Amy Bench
Separated from her mother by smugglers, a determined 12-year-old sets out across a desert with only a plastic…

BEST PICTURE

Film

BEST PICTURE

Directed by Jay Giampietro
Surprises are in store for a movie-obsessed firefighter who hosts an annual Academy Awards party.

BILL’S RECORDS

Film

BILL’S RECORDS

Directed by Chuck Przybyl
73 year old Bill Wisener, record store proprietor of 42 years, has a massive collection of hundreds of…

CUBA SCALDS HIS HAND

Film

CUBA SCALDS HIS HAND

Directed by Abby Sun, Daniel Garber
Behind the scenes of the annual high school rodeo championship, Naudy Exposito, a.k.a. 'Cuba,' feeds the bucking horses…

DEATH METAL GRANDMA

Film

DEATH METAL GRANDMA

Directed by Leah Galant
97 year-old Holocaust Survivor Inge Ginbserg decides to break out as a death metal singer.

END OF TUNNEL

Film

END OF TUNNEL

Directed by Sam Sulam
NSF19 MUSIC DRIVEN AWARD

Henny Mack ruminates on his past failures and how he uses positive feedback as a…

I KNOW YOU SO WELL

Film

I KNOW YOU SO WELL

Directed by Justice Nnanna
An intimate portrayal of the people who guide us into and out of this world. Eleven strangers working…

MERRYMAN

Film

MERRYMAN

Directed by Gabe Harden, Zeke Spector
For Ron Merriman, Christmas is not just a time of year, it’s a state of mind. Ron has…

NARMIN’S BIRTHDAY

Film

NARMIN’S BIRTHDAY

Directed by Jenny Groza, Lydia Cornett
NSF19 FESTIVAL JURY RUNNER-UP AWARD

The story of Narmin, an Azerbaijani teenager living in Brooklyn, and her grandmother…

SEE YOU NEXT TIME

Film

SEE YOU NEXT TIME

Directed by Crystal Kayiza
SEE YOU NEXT TIME reaches across the nail salon table to capture the intimate moments shared between a…

SKIP DAY

Film

SKIP DAY

Directed by Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan
Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors from an industrial corner of…

SYMPHONY

Film

SYMPHONY

Directed by Jai Moseley
A kaleidoscopic film of unencumbered moments between people and places, centered in feelings, memory, and experiences that are…

THE MAGNITUDINOUS ILLUMINOUS

Film

THE MAGNITUDINOUS ILLUMINOUS

Directed by Maya Tippett, Rachel Mills
In between pouring shots at the bowling alley where he works, 66-year-old Pete Napolitano has been developing metaphysical…

THE MAKING OF PANTHERA

Film

THE MAKING OF PANTHERA

Directed by Renee Mao, Savannah O'Leary
Brooklyn-based drag queen Panthera Lush spends painstaking hours behind the sewing machine designing couture-worthy looks. Weaving cinéma vérité…