In the US, one in seven men are victims of domestic violence. Healing Voices-Personal Stories interviewed three residents of a shelter that provides services specifically for men. While the three men's circumstances differ, their stories echo each other and remind us that men, too, can be both victims and survivors of domestic violence.
A true story of a foreign girl who left everything behind and moved all the way from Greece, Europe to New York by herself, trying to pursue her dream as an Actress and get a better life. Soon she realizes that life there is not as easy as in the movies, especially being all alone in a foreign place.
Gabe has never had a date like this before. As he waits for his match to arrive at the bar, a different woman takes the seat across from him. He quickly realizes this mysterious woman is his date’s best friend, here to see if he’s worthy. From there the conversation becomes a game of wits between a well-intentioned bachelor and a protective best friend.
Follow Brad, a middle aged advertising executive, as his world is suddenly turned upside down. Thrust from his life of 'success', he has no choice but to face his many shortcomings as he tries to deal with the relationships in his life. Once a man in control, meeting new friends and facing old demons are now a constant part of life for Brad.
Adam is stuck in a mundane, 9-5 life in New York. Nearing the brink of personal collapse, he meets Eva. As she enters Adams’s life, a new world opens. Will Adam succumb to the crippling reality he has created, or rise to a free and infinite one? This debut from filmmaker Matthew Appleby is an intimate exploration of mental health, technology, relationships and the many realities we exist in.
As the air raid sirens go off, Jake and his daughter retreat to the make-shift bomb shelter in their Brooklyn basement, and are soon joined by several neighbors. Tensions run high as the diverse group tries to remain calm while bombs go off outside their shelter. When the building above collapses, they are trapped, and must work together to survive the night and each other.
Based on Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem, “Crossing the Bar” and inspired by Roger Corman’s Edgar Allen Poe films. “Call for Me” tells the story of a young woman trying to join a secret Hollywood society called, “The Amaranths,” but can she and her skeptical boyfriend pass the test?
It’s a big day for Matthew. He is about to be released from a state psychiatric hospital ten years after he meticulously planned, but never executed, a mass act of violence at his high school. A decade after his arrest, the townspeople vehemently object to his return to the community. But their reservations can’t compare to Matthew’s own as he comes home to his father and finally faces th...