“STARFISH” A young boy with Asperger’s Syndrome is seemingly fascinated with fish.
“BLiP” A hardened homeless woman finds a frightened cardboard robot and promises to bring it home.
“PAPER MACHE WITH MS. NATTY” A student takes her teacher's offhand ramblings curiously to heart.
“AGAPE” A woman loves her houseplants.
“FAMILY DAY” Kelly is finishing up her third stint in rehab when her mother and step dad come to visit, testing her sobriety.
“IMMIGRANT” Just 13 years after Japan's surrender of WWII, the filmmaker's family immigrated to the US.
“UNEXPECTED COMPANY” Dysfunctional sisters Angela and Ellen are forced to endure a dreary reclusive existence, but an unexpected visit from Ellen's handsome co-worker may prove to be their salvation in this dark comedy.
Q&A with filmmakers follows.