Kickstart Sunday: CRUTCH

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from directors Sachi Cunningham and Chandler Evans and their upcoming documentary Crutch, taking a look at the life of Bill Shannon, a disabled skate punk and break dancer who uses his crutches as tools


Kickstart Sunday: LEFT ON PURPOSE

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from directors Justin Schein and David Mehlman and their upcoming documentary Left on Purpose: The Disruptive Life of Mayer Vishner. The film profiles anti-war activist Mayer Vishner, his work with Abbie Hoffman, and his last political act –


Kickstart Sunday: NANCY

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Christina Choe and her feature-length film Nancy. The film is about a woman named Nancy who lives her life as an imposter looking for love by lying to everyone around her.


Kickstart Sunday: THE PROCEDURE and THE BULB

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is not one, but two new short films from Calvin Lee Reeder, a writer-director who we’ve always been a huge fan of on the site, and the twisted mind behind films like The Oregonian and The Rambler.



This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is the feature-length fantasy film The Dwarves of Demrel from writer-director Chris Raney. The film revolves around three dwarves and a human who are trapped in a mine after a collapse and must work together to get out


Kickstart Sunday: Bill Plympton’s REVENGEANCE

Fans of the animation of Bill Plympton will be pleased to learn that his latest project, Revengeance, is now funding on Kickstarter. This feature-length animated film is a collaboration between Plympton, who is animating and directing, and Jim Lujan, who is writing


Kickstart Sunday: TROPHY HUSBAND

Happy Easter and welcome to another edition of Kickstart Sunday! This week we’d like to highlight Trophy Husband from directors Sam Rosen and Nat Bennett. This feature-length comedy revolves around a stay-at-home dad and his struggle to find his identity as


Kickstart Sunday: RENTAL

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is Daniel Moya‘s Rental, a romantic goodbye letter to the video rental store. As someone who has countless fond memories of perusing the video store for hours on end, any film that pays homage to this dying


Kickstart Sunday: LIKE LAMBS

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from writer-director Ted Marcus and producer John Kassab (12 O’Clock Boys) and their film Like Lambs. This film, shot on 35mm, takes place in an America bankrupted by corruption and greed, and


Kickstart Sunday: BOXHEAD

This week’s Kickstart Sunday comes to us from director Randall Kaplan and his upcoming feature-length animated horror film, Boxhead. It’s rare that we see an animated horror film let alone one that looks as spooky and interesting as this one so