U.S. Dramatic Competition

BLAST BEAT

On the cusp of the year 2000, Colombian brothers Carly (Mateo Arias) and Mateo (Moises Arias) prepare to move to...
Director Esteban Arango
Screenwriters Erick Castrillon & Esteban Arango

Charm City Kings

Fourteen-year-old Mouse (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) desperately wants to join the Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt-bike riders who...
Director Angel Manuel Soto
Screenwriter Sherman Payne

Dinner in America

In a dreary Midwestern suburb, aggro punk rocker Simon (Kyle Gallner) finds himself on the run again after a bout...
Director Adam Carter Rehmeier
Screenwriter Adam Carter Rehmeier

Farewell Amor

It’s been 17 years since Walter was forced to leave his family in Angola. Now he is picking up his...
Director Ekwa Msangi
Screenwriter Ekwa Msangi

Minari

It’s the 1980s, and David, a seven-year-old Korean American boy, is faced with new surroundings and a different way of...
Director Lee Isaac Chung
Screenwriter Lee Isaac Chung

Miss Juneteenth

Built like a bird, Turquoise Jones is a single mom who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty...
Director Channing Godfrey Peoples
Screenwriter Channing Godfrey Peoples

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Autumn, a stoic, quiet teenager, is a cashier in a rural Pennsylvania supermarket. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and without...
Director Eliza Hittman
Screenwriter Eliza Hittman

Nine Days

What if being born is not the beginning but the goal? In a house distant from the reality we know,...
Director Edson Oda
Screenwriter Edson Oda

Palm Springs

Stuck in Palm Springs for her younger sister Tala’s destination wedding, family black sheep and reluctant maid of honor Sarah...
Director Max Barbakow
Screenwriter Andy Siara

Save Yourselves!

Jack (John Reynolds) and Su (Sunita Mani) are a hip Brooklyn couple who, like many of their friends, find themselves...
Directors Alex Huston Fischer, Eleanor Wilson
Screenwriters Alex Huston Fischer, Eleanor Wilson

Shirley

Fred and Rose move to a small Vermont college town in pursuit of a job for Fred as an assistant...
Director Josephine Decker
Screenwriter Sarah Gubbins

Sylvie’s Love

The jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the New York summer of 1957. Sylvie helps around her father’s...
Director Eugene Ashe
Screenwriter Eugene Ashe

The 40-Year-Old Version

Radha, a once-promising playwright, is barreling toward the stigma of being single and a struggling artist at the age of...
Director Radha Blank
Screenwriter Radha Blank

The Evening Hour

Cole, a popular, young health aide at a nursing home living in rural Appalachia, makes ends meet by redistributing excess...
Director Braden King
Screenwriter Elizabeth Palmore

Wander Darkly

In the aftermath of a traumatic incident, Adrienne (Sienna Miller) finds herself in a disorienting state of limbo, unstuck in...
Director Tara Miele
Screenwriter Tara Miele

Zola

“You wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It’s kind of long but full...
Director Janicza Bravo
Screenwriters Janicza Bravo, Jeremy O. Harris