No Exit

It’s the day before Christmas Eve and Darby Thorne is racing home through a blizzard in the Colorado Mountains.  When the route becomes impassible, Darby is forced to seek shelter inside a roadside rest stop.  Upon her arrival, she finds four others also waiting out the storm.  As she ventures back outside, hoping to get…

A Firing Offense

Following the disappearance of Jimmy Brouda, a stock boy from electronics store Nutty Nathan’s, advertising director Nick Stefanos is approached by the boy’s grandfather with a request to help locate him.  Having been somewhat close to Jimmy when they both worked the floor as well as seeing a lot of himself in the lad, Nick…

The Dead Don’t Sleep

While visiting his nephew Bill in New Jersey, Vietnam War veteran Frank Thompson has a chance encounter at a trap range with a familiar face.  Later that night, following an attack on Bill’s home, Frank is thrust into a reckoning with his past.  Frank’s former troupe, The National League All Stars, are looking to exact…

The Man Who Came Uptown

Following a short stint in prison, Michael Hudson finds himself on the outside as a key witness of a robbery he had been involved in declines to testify.  Seeing this as a second chance at a normal life, Hudson makes the decision to go straight.  During his brief time behind bars, he found a passion…

Butter Honey Pig Bread

Butter Honey Pig Bread tells the story of a mother, Kambirinachi, and her two daughters, Kehinde and Taiye.  Kambirinachi was born an Ogbanje – a spirit that brings misfortunes to families in the form of a miscarriage or early childhood death.  Rather than succumb to her purpose Kambi decides to live, thus spends her life…

Jonny Appleseed

Jonny Appleseed follows a young Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer person living in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Having left the Rez years prior, Jonny receives news that his step-father has passed away.  Broke and wary of returning home, Jonny must quickly come up with the funds to travel home to be with his mother.  In doing so, Jonny aggressively turns to…

Double Feature

In Double Feature, we’re presented with back-to-back stories related to the movie industry.  The first, “A Travesty”, follows film reviewer Calvin Thorpe, as he tries to cover up a murder by staying out of the path of a pair of detectives as well as a blackmailer.  The second, “Ordo”, focuses on a man who discovers…

The Midnight Bargain

The Midnight Bargain follows Beatrice Clayborn, a sorceress on the threshold of selecting a husband.  Once married, Beatrice will have to don a collar that suppresses her magical abilities in an effort to protect her future children from becoming possessed by a spirit while in utero.  Not only does Beatrice not want to be married,…