ROCK SLYDE - Special Presentations - A film noir-comedy about down and out detective, Rock Slyde, who gets hired by a femme fatale. While he's away, his nemesis, the leader of a cult religion called Bartology, brainwashes Rock's trusty secretary, Judy Bee, and Rock must infiltrate the cult to get her back.
STUDENT SHORTS - Student Competition.
THE 2 BOBS - Premiere Series - Video gamemakers The 2 Bobs have their software stolen and plunge into a wacky underworld of spammers and Internet hoodlums to regain their property. When the Bobs meet The 2 Janes, a romance blossoms and reveals the identity of the thief.
THE BURNING PLAIN - Premiere Series - Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger star in writer and director Guillermo Arriaga's multi-threaded story about people seeking redemption.
The characters seem to be unrelated: a Portland, Ore., restaurant manager who has meaningless sexual encounters; a New Mexican couple in the throes of an illicit affair; a 16-year-old girl on a dangerous border crossing. But Arriaga brings them together as only the Academy Award-nominated writer of Amores perros, 21 Grams and Babel can.
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