Three Short Films on December 5:
Final Show: A woman has lived a long life full of love and loss has to decide, based on all she has learned, who to take along to eternity.
The Bake Shop Ghost: A deceased baker haunts the inhabitants of her bakery until they can prove their worth.
The Happiness Machine: A documentary focused on an inventor from rural Iowa and explores what it means to pass on the gift of place.
Feature Film on December 12:
Slipaway: When a homeless young musician moves into a sailboat with a spirited elderly widow, the two must overcome their differences and haunting pasts to unlock each other’s dreams.
Three short films on January 9:
A Journey Around the World: 12-year-old Canadian singer and Guiness record-holder, Capri Everitt, embarks on a unique journey with her family to 80 countries in efforts to raise money and awareness for orphaned and abandoned children around the world.
Alex, Listen to Your Heart: Alex has given up on love completely, however one day his heart calls him using a public phone to convince him otherwise.
One Small Step: The story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Feature film on January 16:
After Words: A librarian who has lost her job and is suicidal decides to take a final trip to Costa Rica before swallowing a bottle of pills. Once there, she meets a younger man, a vibrant tour guide who takes her to all the beautiful places and becomes intrigued by her aloof intellectualism. He works hard to draw her out, to embrace the Costa Rican motto, “Pura Vida,” which means “pure life.” An unusual but lovely romantic relationship evolves.
Three short films on January 23:
The Reason to Live: A documentary. Ron Kemp, an optimistic busking musicians, reveals how music has transformed his life from his troubled past and why he can’t give up playing music.
Echoes of You: An aspiring classical pianist finds his greatest fulfillment in an unlikely place.
Rise and Shine: A documentary. Who cooks breakfast in your family? Four families reveal the simmering secrets behind the most important meal of the day.
Feature film on January 30:
Lovely Still: 78-year-old Robert Malone has bee9n alone his whole life. A week before Christmas, a new mysterious woman moves in across the street and teaches him that love conquers all.