Malibu Film Festival (2024)

Malibu Film Festival (2024)

Streaming May 26 to May 31

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Malibu Film Festival (2024)
  • Human Nature

    Movie

    After Mallory picks flowers from a protected landscape, nature begins to avenge itself against her. Through her struggle, she meets a young man, Jackson, who saves her from the grips of nature. Although all seems well for Mallory and Jackson, nature's final act creates a twist that will leave mou...

  • House #18

    Movie

    Tim, a new employee at Niljian Landing Corp. is getting his fortune checked for the compatibility with the company’s fortune. Niljian Landing Corp. has a tradition of sending their employees for a fortune compatibility check before giving them a promotion.

    Tim, who never believes in superstitiou...

  • So Shot

    Movie

    So Shot is a “feel good the hard way” story. Doug, a mid-20’s bartender, is dealing with the long-suppressed regret of breaking up with his first love, Abigail. After four humdrum years spent bantering with his co-worker buddies and cussing over Sunday football with his dad, Doug finds that his c...

  • 7 Years Underground: A 60's Tale

    Movie

    The history of the legendary Cafe Au Go Go.

  • No Future
    Movie + 1 extra

    No Future

    Movie + 1 extra

    Two short films about love at the end of the world: a couple hears bumps in the night, and negotiates with The One.

  • Dead Air
    Movie + 1 extra

    Dead Air

    Movie + 1 extra

    Shortly after receiving a vintage radio as a birthday gift from her husband, Julie begins to hear mysterious coded messages. As she struggles to figure out the meaning – she also has to convince her dismissive husband Roger to believe the ominous warnings.

  • The American Labyrinth

    Movie + 1 extra

    "The American Labyrinth" is a Love story about the journey of a mother and her son through the trauma of racism. They discover by Being love itself they can transcend its traumatizing effect. A thought-provoking documentary that explores the concept of racially motivated violence and its impact o...

  • Egzon

    Movie

    Egzon, a young man who emulates 80’s action stars, gets an audition he’s been dreaming of. Set out on a mission to set himself up for success, he finds that pursuing the dream is harder than it seems.

  • Leaving Yellowstone

    What starts as a romantic trip in the wilderness, turns ugly as Tessa fights for her life in the winter of Yellowstone National Park.

    Tessa is excited to visit Yellowstone National Park with her new boyfriend, Mark. However, when they arrive, Mark changes, aggression and cruelty building as Tess...

  • Cas & Louisa
    Movie + 1 extra

    Cas & Louisa

    Movie + 1 extra

    A sympathetic dog lends support to his shopping-addicted owner as she romanticizes a not-so-romantic recession.

  • The Way Women Are

    Movie

    Film Noir. Hubert and Ewa have been married for five years, there is a big age difference between them.

    Ewa starts an affair with a younger man, and her husband becomes suspicious and hires a detective to follow her and provide the evidence of adultery. With the help of her lover, Ewa implements...

  • Just Passing Time

    Movie

    Just pass time -- it’s what we all do in the dating game until we stop fucking around. This short film encapsulates the circuitous nature of dating people who don’t know what they want, while you yourself don’t know what you want.

    Just Passing Time is about that moment when you realize that you ...

  • A Night in Bridge

    Movie

    When a struggling young man receives an unexpected invitation to a weekend in the Hamptons, he sees it as his ticket to acceptance among the wealthy elite. However, as the night unfolds, he discovers that the lavish lifestyle comes at a steep price.

  • [INSERT SHORT FILM TITLE]

    In the mind of every filmmaker, there are two wolves locked in an epic, eternal, and fierce battle for control and influence.

    The combatants? The analytical left brain and the whimsical right. [INSERT SHORT FILM TITLE] personifies these cerebral hemispheres in the monumentally (or at least margi...

  • Standing On Water
    Movie + 1 extra

    Standing On Water

    Movie + 1 extra

    The film profiles Christophe by showing the convergence of him living life with a rare form of dwarfism and his love for surfing. Christophe shares how his height, 4’4”, and his many operations have affected his life and how surfing has become a major source of confidence.

    Shot on a stunning Cal...

  • And that’s for this Christmas

    Movie

    While preparing the details for his own funeral, an elderly man realises that he will be celebrating Christmas alone. Unable to fall asleep, he decides to spend the holiday at the grave of his deceased wife.

  • Chauncey

    Movie

    Zoe is afraid to introduce her new boyfriend to her old stuffed animal, Chauncey.

  • Before I go

    A psychological drama that follows Emily, a once vibrant and beautiful woman, as she confronts her ex-boyfriend for the first time since he sold her into sex-trafficking years prior. As their conversation unfolds, we peel back the layers of their characters as they wrestle with their fragmented p...

  • Slobopoly
    Movie + 1 extra

    Slobopoly

    Movie + 1 extra

    When a grumpy hermit is bribed to run for mayor of a rural town, she comes out of her shell to protect her trailer park from impending destruction.

  • Sentence

    Movie

    Only few tenacious human writers (Brian, Edward, and Alice) remain in the realm of creation while flawlessly beautiful sentences created by Athena (AI writer) bombard human writers every minute. Now, human writers must decide whether to soldier on and survive until death as writers or leave the r...

  • Asi Es La vida

    Movie

    Danny has the worst day of his life at school. His uncles come over to console him with stories of their worst day.

  • In C, Too

    Movie

    "In C, Too" illuminates how close our dreams are to a common reality. Through structured visual improvisational techniques, the work explores how humanity survives because of our imagination and desire to transcend. "In C, Too" is also an origin story, operating in renunciation to mortality, focu...

  • Good Bad Luck

    Movie

    On the brink of Christmas Day of 1984, Polish mobster Vladek Kozlowsky goes on the venture of a personal vendetta. Suspecting his wife of cheating, he brings the alleged lover, Andrew George, to a mountain forest for retribution. Here, in the best tradition of the comedy genre, things don’t go ac...

  • Epidemic Of Fraud
    Movie + 1 extra

    Epidemic Of Fraud

    Movie + 1 extra

    Epidemic of Fraud explores the bizarre media, medical, and partisan political attacks levied against a class of ancient medications, told from the perspective of a former CNN journalist and Hollywood industry veteran. Why were the people who allowed the opiate disaster to go unchecked so eager to...