Nanokids is an animated educational film, Directed by Rice University's Suzanne Lamminen. The story revolves around a group of nano-scale characters and their adventures in a world one billionth the size of our own. "Bond With Me" is a fast paced rock song, signalling the characters' elation at a newfound discovery.
The Letter - "The Journey"
Ben Adler's short film, The Letter, portrays the pain of a young boy as he comes to terms with the death of his father. In this scene, the boy finds a letter which contains his father's work address, and he sets off on a journey of realisation. The actor, David Benger, also featured in the award winning film"The Squid & the Whale".
The Swing - "Seduction"
This powerful scene is the build up to the climax of The Swing, a story about a businessman, his mentally handicapped brother, and the events that ensue when a woman enters their world. The music gently fluctuates between mystery, sensuality, and fear, capturing the different perspectives and intentions of the two characters.
Knots Urbane - Trailer
Kumar Selvaraju, director of The Swing and Xpression, delivers his first feature length film, Knots Urbane. This is a film about a group of American twenty-somethings from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and how they juggle traditional customs and expectations, with life in the Big Apple. It stars Pooja Kumar.