“[NoBudge] offers works by many independent filmmakers and showcases them in unusual and original ways.” Richard Brody, The New Yorker
“[Kentucker] Audley’s fierce devotion to truly independent American cinema is vital. His commitment to treating the micro-budget form with the utmost seriousness is needed now more than ever.” Michael Tully, Paste Magazine
“Connoting both minimal means and an essential stubbornness: No Budge.”
Steve Dollar, The Wall St. Journal
Actor and Director Kentucker Audley (Queen of Earth, Christmas, Again, Sun Don’t Shine) joins us for a special live version of his popular NoBudge website, an online showcase for new indie films. Audley joins us in person to screen and discuss a selection of his curated picks!
Valeria (20 min)
Director Erin Vassilopoulus present.
Discharged from the hospital after a partial face transplant, Eva is struck by an insatiable curiosity about her donor.
MULIGNANS (6 minutes)
Director Shaka King present.
mulignan(s) /moo.lin.yan(s)/ n. 1. Italian-American slang for a black man. Derived from Italian dialect word for "eggplant." See also: moolie. Source: Urban Dictionary and pretty much every mob movie ever.
Serf’s Up (12 minutes)
Director Will Kempner present.
After getting rejected from Space Camp, Dan is forced to hang with his "dark" cousin.
Napoleon in Exile (16 minutes)
Director Michael Litwak present.
The story of a mother attempting to help her autistic son transition into the real world.
Vape (17 minutes)
Director Doron Max Hagay present.
A dark romantic comedy about a frustrated realtor who falls for a mechanic who vapes, set in the hazy sprawl of Los Angeles.