Director: Ian Walker
After losing her Mother to a fatal illness and not being able to afford the inherited debt, in her anger with God, a girl named Faith decides to join a group of adventurous strangers on a road trip to experience another side of life.
Director: Leslie Zemeckis
A documentary about the lives lives and enduring influence in art, literature and fashion of the Grandes Horizontales - the A list od courtesans - the pop stars of their day - women and power are the themes of the doc.
By award winning filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis
2022 BEST DOCUMENTARY
Director: Alex Bram
Paranormal is the new normal in "Geisting," a supernatural-horror-comedy about Poltergeisting from the Poltergeist's point of view. Journey to another realm where Poltergeists are learning how to live their best deaths.
While trying to avenge her death at the hands of her husband, a fledgling Poltergeist unintentionally leaves a multidimensional portal open, setting a demon loose on Los Angeles.
2022 BEST HORROR SHORT
Director: Bryan Christopher Watkins
Old Vegas. That's where this story takes place.
Goose is a gambling addict. And his bounty hunting boss, Woolf? Woolf is locked up in county.
Then Russian kingpin Fyodor Grimm bails Woolf out, hiring him to grab a mark.
Woolf is nervous about his probation so he hands the job off to Goose, who hires a couple misfits to help; Eliot, an aspiring priest, and King, an aging Vietnam vet.
This ragtag team botches the kidnapping spectacularly, grabbing the wrong mark and leaving vital evidence at the scene. All the while, they can only seem to argue about trivialities as fate closes in on them.
Starring: Dot Marie Jones, Pasha Lynnikoff, Nicholas D'Agosto, Jared Abrahamson, Goya Robles
2022 BEST GENRE FILM
Director: Rod S.Scott
An insecure East Crenshaw High School Science teacher Layla Jones (WWE Superstar Ariane Andrew) is rumored to be living a doubled life. Higher education didn't prepare her for what’s ahead. Layla must survive while fighting for custody of her 9-year-old son. Can she turn her book smarts into street smarts?
Starring: Ariane Andrew, Vincent Ward, and James C Burns
2022 BEST THRILLER
Director: Daniel Adams
Boston Irish cop Bill Coughlin contends with fierce social pressure from neighborhood crime boss McLaughlin and rampant bigotry within the police force after being assigned to protect black high school students bused into all-white South Boston High during the court-ordered forced integration of the Boston School System in 1974. The political and social fallout resulted in brutal violence and city-wide protests.
The film also is the story of Wendy Robinson, an 18-year-old black student, and her father Lamont, who both display immense bravery and moral fortitude. And the story of Kate, Bill's 17-year-old daughter, whose racism evaporates when she witnesses Wendy and Lamont's brave acts, as all three stories collide during that fateful first day of school.
Starring: Terrence Howard, Justin Chatwin, Jeremy Piven, Malcolm McDowell, Lovie Simone, Katie Douglas, and Anastasiya Mitrunen
2022 BEST ACTOR - Terrence Howard
2022 BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Katie Douglas
2022 BEST DRAMA FILM