Category Archives: Independent
Logline: Historical drama set in the late 18th century that follows the real-life story of Herr Grasl, a Robin Hood figure who lived in the northern part of Austria, fighting back against the authorities, and who was eventually hanged at the age of 26.
Logline: Kept under wraps.
Logline: Humanity bands together to fight back when aliens warn them of an oncoming invasion — but they may be fighting the wrong aliens.
Logline: Follows a men’s synchronized swimming team.
Logline: Follows Caroline Hebard, whose search-and-rescue dogs have saved lives after earthquakes, bombings, and 9/11.
Logline: A team of thiefs comes together to steal a lock box full of diamonds that is being transported to a ski hotel in Switzerland, to be smuggled over the border.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but takes place on a pier in the U.K.
Logline: In the far future, four soldiers awaiting rescue or death at an isolated outpost fall victim to infighting and paranoia.
Logline: Inspired by his favourite rom-coms, a cinephile tries to win a girl’s heart by pretending to be someone he’s not.
Logline: A woman’s wish that she and her friends could stop growing apart backfires, and threatens to destroy a whole community.
Logline: Based on the myth about heavy metal bands putting subliminal Satanic messages into their music.
Logline: Set in a world where technology enables people to create a replica of a deceased loved one, to help them cope with their loss, the film follows the son of a couple who dies in an accident and is replicated by his parents, but who becomes conscious that he’s not really human.
Logline: The lives of two pairs of aging siblings converge and overlap and issues are raised over disputed territory, sibling love, and devastating revenge in the Cévennes region of southern France.
Logline: A young girl moves from New York to a mythical village in Ireland. There, she discovers a link between herself and the 300-year-old legend of the mysterious Black Knight, who regularly haunts the sleepy village.
Logline: Tells the story of a Kashmiri village shawl weaver whose husband has abandoned her to join the militants.
Logline: Centers on a 12-year-old girl during the worst week of her life – she moves out of her hometown, gets her first period, and is abandoned by her deadbeat mother.
Logline: An experimental film centering on a young boy’s entrapment to his mother’s sadness.
Logline: Centers on the love story between two teenage girls living in Amsterdam – one from a wealthy, secular background, the other poor and Muslim.
Logline: Follows a Norwegian-Pakistani girl who is forcibly taken to Pakistan by her family after she is discovered with a Norwegian boy.
Logline: Follows a failed star-turned-stage manager who struggles to keep his eccentric cast and crew in line to save his new production’s opening night.
Logline: A hacker is recruited by the CIA to lead a group of “throwaways” – those who are the worst in the agency, against a cyberterrorist with plans for massive destruction.
Logline: Kept under wraps, but known to be a sci-fi survival story reminiscent of the works of Jack London.
Logline: Follows a young playwright-actor whose romantic obsessions – his ex-girlfriend’s infidelity, his new love interest’s disappearance – prove self-fulfilling paranoias.
Logline: A small Southern town in 1977 is turned upside down when the slavery miniseries Roots hits the airwaves.
Logline: In the late 1960’s, a young government land-surveyor drifts off-course into Boyle, Texas where he discovers the town’s terrifying history and uncovers a horrific secret, leading him to believe that the townsfolk are not the only inhabitants and something much more sinister is at large.
Logline: Follows a celebrated novelist and TV personality who finds his reputation on the line and his life invaded by a lonely security guard when he is caught shoplifting.
Logline: Centers on the fateful attack on HItler when Georg Elser planted a bomb in a beer hall aimed at killing the Fuhrer, which failed when Hitler left the bar 13 minutes early.
Logline: Chronicles a summer of love between an experienced photographer and aspiring one, who together embark on a formative journey following the NSW Harvest Trail, where they discover significantly more than they ever expected along the way.
Logline: Follows the life of singer, actor, and activist Paul Robeson.
Logline: A young grad student enrolls in a campus sleep clinic to discover the cause of her intensive insomnia and nightmares, but soon after suffers disturbing events in her waking reality, not unlike her horrid nightmares. With the help of a doctor, she tries to discover what is a dream, what is reality and what her tragic forgotten past has to do with it.