During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to interrogate the prisoners. The townspeople then struggle to accommodate the prisoners. One is a bellicose Japanese nationalist, the other a nervous translator. Will the townspeople manage to keep the prisoners until the New Year?
After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice and reform as the investigation unfolds.
A psychological horror film based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft. Daniel Upton's relationship with his friend Edward Derby is abruptly changed after Edward becomes romantically involved with Asenath Waite, a hypnotist with an odd reputation. As Edward's behavior becomes more erratic and events unexplainable, Daniel investigates. Is it madness...or something far more terrifying?
Precociously talented poet and scholar Edward Derby (Erick Robertson) begins exhibiting violent mood swings and changes in behaviour and personality not long after his marriage. When he confides in his friend and graduate advisor Professor Dan Upton (J.D. Lloyd) that his wife Asenath Waite (Angela Gillo)is using him for her own purposes and that her late father Ephraim Waite may not be dead Upton is unsure of what his friend means. However, when Derby is found wandering in a deranged state in rural Maine he tells Upton an incredible story of his wife's powers, her intentions and who 'she' really is and begs him for his help.
Three stories intertwine as different people deal with the challenges of living through times of crisis. An evicted mother, a banker with a conscience and a police officer who has to do his job no matter what, sing and dance in this Brechtian musical drama about the economic crisis, people’s struggle with daily life, solidarity and hope.