When movie star Max is cast as a wounded World War I vet in an upcoming prestige pic, he must learn how to perform disability for the camera. Who better to help shape his physicality than ex-flame and hotshot choreographer Hannah? And her colleague Austin, who lost the role to Max, and who lives with a disability. Yup, this won't get awkward at all.
The Magnificent Masked Hearing Aid
Ask Tess if the real guy is Superman or Clark Kent; she’ll say glasses make the man. But when she learns she’ll go deaf by age thirty, her confidence falls. How she feels about the Man of Steel, which art school to go to, whether to get a risky surgical implant to restore her hearing -- everything’s up in the air, unless Tess decides what defines her identity: her abilities, or how she masks them.
_ Tired of delivering babies and doling out witch hazel in her living room, midwife Anne Hutchinson pines for Planned Parenthood: circa 1636. When Massachusetts founder John Winthrop announces his plans to run for governor, Anne agrees to support his election -- if he’ll grant her the land to build a women’s clinic in Boston. Amid mounting campaign promises, she becomes one pebble in a full bucket, and Anne must figure out how to lay her clinic’s cornerstone while stemming the suspicions of the colony’s most important citizen.
Crayola Mobile Home
When her children show up on her doorstep after a six year separation, Teresa must decide whether to patch up her rundown trailer or build a new house for family. Her son Noah refuses to stay under her roof for more than a year, and her contractor Adam pushes her to approve design plans of his own. Will a new home bring the family together or permanently break them apart?
Two Sides of a River
31 year-old Erin picks up her guitar and begins playing a goofy girl group song. As she sings about the dangers of dating the leader of the pack, Erin remembers meeting, rooming with and falling in love with Laura, a woman she believes lost to the conservative closet and mid-1990s terror over homosexuality. Will Erin dedicate a song to the one she loves? Or will chords bounce against the walls of her brain, never exploding out of her throat?
Man o' Steel
Dan loves Superman so much, he's walking around his hometown dressed as the Big Blue Boy Scout. His sister Christiana thinks he's had a nervous breakdown. Best friend Mike thinks he's avoiding his new-found life as a widower. His minister just wants to help somebody deal with their pain. Can everybody get together for an intervention and influence this new Man of Steel, or will Dan fly off the handle and risk taking both feet of the ground?