A young man in his 20's who is down on his luck and in debt is preyed on by a shady organization with unknown motives. First time director Michael J. LeRose tells a simple story about abuse of power, and the desperation of debt in a short psychological thriller made on a zero dollar budget.
One of Rashidi’s freest and most mysterious films to date, CIRCUMCISION OF PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION weaves a series of humorous, frightening and ultimately hypnotic vignettes into a visionary tapestry of cinematic dreaming.
A dystopian, sci-fi influenced experimental fable with a strong anti-bullying message set in an eerie, abandoned world where a gang of forgotten children plays endlessly repetitive games to gain the favour of Mikhail, the self-proclaimed leader of this strange and isolated society. In an eerie, abandoned world where no adults are to be found, a gang of forgotten children plays games to gain the favour of Mikhail, the self-proclaimed leader of this strange and isolated society. Rebelling against Mikhail's tyrannical bullying, Emilia, Boris and the bird-like shaman boy Josef devise a plan to escape, twisting the rules to beat Mikhail at his own game.