This episode includes:
The Crush by Michael Creagh
Big Girl by Renuka Jeyapalan
Ardal Travis is in love. There’s just one small problem … him. He’s only eight years old and the object of his affection is his beautiful teacher Miss Purdy. He also has a bigger problem … Pierce. He is Miss Purdy’s fiancée. As the saying goes, all is fair in love and war. There’s only one thing Ardal can do … challenge the interloper to a duel! Written and directed by Michael Creagh. The film was nominated for a 2011 Academy Award. Principal cast: Oran Creagh (the filmmaker’s son), Olga Wehrly and Rory Keenan.
– To read an interview with the filmmaker, go to independent-magazine.org.
– To purchase this film, go to iTunes.
A battle of wills develops between nine year old Josephine and her mother’s new boyfriend — a “lowly” bartender. No longer the sole object of her affection, she challenges this new interloper to a winner take all competition. He may be man enough for her mother, but is he man enough to take care of them both? A bittersweet tale of modern family politics written and directed by Renuka Jeyapalan. Principal cast: Samantha Weinstein, Kris Holden-Ried and Patricia Fagan.