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Episode 301

Escapé - Submitted by Director Mariana Serrano Richard Green, a man trapped in a monotonous marriage, looks to the personal ads to bring some new fire to his life; but when he goes to meet the woman of his dreams, he finds her to be everything his wife already is. Third Eye - Submitted by White Elephant Group/Director Ryan Blanco One man’s journey through rural Florida in search of a spot with low levels of light pollution to watch the stars.

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Mariana Serrano | FilmMaker

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Ryan Blanco | FilmMaker

Episode 302

El Balsero (Spanish with subtitles) - Submitted by Director Jose Navas After years of living under Fidel Castro’s government, Cuba has fallen into a state of darkness and oppression. Freedom has been stripped from its people and daily life has been punctured by harassment and executions at the hands of Castro’s National Police. After his childhood friend is violently killed in an altercation with a Castro sympathizer, 21 year old Reinaldo realizes he must find a way out and regain his freedom at any cost. Spirit Walker - Submitted by Director Allison Kotzig Deep in the Everglades, a shapeshifter switches forms.

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Jose Navas | FilmMaker

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Allison Kotzig | FilmMaker

Episode 303

Uncanny: The Dolls of Mariana Monteagudo - Submitted by Director Elaine Minionis Uncanny follows a renowned Venezuelan plastic artist currently living in Florida, through her creative process of bringing her intriguing and eerie doll sculptures to life.

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Elaine Miniois | FilmMaker

Episode 304

Dent Head Gone - Submitted by Co-Directors Rafael Lorie & Valerie Brooks Wannabe python hunter Dent and his estranged mother’s visit to a drive-thru zoo is taken off-road, beyond the veil of civilization and into the den of a fabled Everglades monster: a three-headed serpent with the identities of Ponce de Leon, a dog and Death.

9 Questions in 90 Seconds | Rafael Lorie and Valerie Brooks

Episode 305

Treal Toonz Reppin’ Matters: Jackie Ormes- Submitted by Filmmaker/Animator Jason “JaFLEU” Fleurant Reppin’ Matters webisode features a history lesson about Cartoonist Jackie Ormes – the first Black female syndicated cartoonist - her successes in the 1950s, and her legacy. Caminos - Submitted by Director Fernanda Lamuño (Spanish with subtitles) Rafael faces the tough choice of gaining his freedom or leaving Santiago behind on Rafael’s 18th birthday. Smile - Submitted by Director Jeremiah Felipe A young man faced with depression and OCD must learn to love himself and confront his inner demons after encountering a mysterious figure that always has a smile on its face.