An off-campus get together goes horribly wrong for college freshman Katrina when Will, a sociopath senior, drugs her then joins his boys in brutally attacking her. What follows is a riveting thriller of betrayal, survival, and justice as Katrina wages the battle of her life.
This inspired hybrid of documentary and fiction follows Jabir, who runs a mobile cinema from his old truck throughout the West Bank while his wife works to bring emergency medical care to Palestinians. When Jabir is invited by a spirited schoolteacher to make a screening in the old city of Jerusalem, he becomes obsessed with the idea of this pilgrimage and begins to investigate the possibilities.
After the death of his son, father Walter throws away his red jacket. With an aid transport, the jacket arrives in the embattled Sarajevo, where little Nikola steals it. The red jacket becomes a loyal companion on the boy’s escape from the war.
A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating “Tomorrow is my birthday” everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera.
Jailed ex-fighter Donavan Wallace strikes a deal with the prison warden for early parole – he is to go into a town to pick up a mysterious crate. He finds himself framed for the murder of a local waitress but before being thrown behind bars once again he is able to retrieve, and then hide, the crate. Donavan manages to break free from jail but finds himself pursued by various conspirators who are after the contents of the crate.
After a session of hypnosis reveals suppressed trauma, a young woman confronts memories of her past.
FEAR OF BLUSHING bursts forth with irrepressible hand-painted color, corroded emulsion and a menacing soundscape of looped voices, distorted instrumentals, samples & rhythm. Fleeting visions and voices erupt out of the ominous abstraction in unusual juxtapositions, suggesting a cinematic free-association marked by anxiety, pleasure and shame. Best appreciated in the immediate; the 7200 painted frames fly by at an average of 12 per second.
Belgrade in early 1999, as NATO’s bombing campaign against the former Yugoslavian capital is at its height, a group of friends struggle to survive the attacks and sort through their personal difficulties, all the while working to keep their neighborhood basketball court intact amidst the rubble.