Smodcastle Film Festival 2023 - Block 06
When It Pays - From the queer and women run production company, Late Bloomer Pictures. When struggling NYC sci-fi novelist, Erin, goes home for Passover, she must decide whether her family deserves to know a life-changing secret before they find out without her.
Closed - When Bill discovers that he has a humiliating illness, he must come to terms with who he is and be honest with the girl he loves in order to salvage his relationship and his sanity.
Who's Calling Me at 2am? - When Corey loses his grandfather's necklace in the ocean, he is devastated. After searching through the night, a 2am phone call may just be the luck he needs to recover the priceless heirloom.
Millie's Care Free Day - Weighed down and despondent from crushing depression, Millie tries to escape the daily grind by deciding today will be different. However, she must first confront her trauma before it consumes her.
Thaw - While isolated in a remote farmhouse for the winter, two friends enter into a game of role-play that will challenge everything they know about their own gender and their feelings for each other.
The Redemption - After a man is beaten near death by three bandits, a woman sets out to get her redemption.
RUN TIME: 120 min