New York City
Jackie and Clarisse (And the Fall to Grace), written and directed by: Deborah Vines
Based on a true story about an unlikely relationship that develops over the telephone between Clarisse, a middle-aged woman who works at a high-profile talent agency in L.A., and Jackie, an ex-con on parole who works in a minimum wage job taking ticket counts for bands.
A victim of spousal abuse, Clarisse finds respite and self-respect through her relationship with Jackie, who is fighting his own battle to remain “straight” in an unforgiving world.
Marvin’s Fetish, written by: S.R. Anzalone; directed by: Alan Baxter
A diabolical duel ensues after a gay screenwriter propositions
his former straight classmate–with humiliating and tragic results.