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...Writer/filmmaker Dallas Alexis directs short/feature, Unfamiliar Paintings. Michael Waters is a young man in a prestigious art program struggling with the recent death of his mother and rocky relationship with his father.
Turning to his passion of creating graffiti to cope, Michael must defend graffiti not only to himself but to his stern abstract arts Professor.
While putting his scholarship and future in jeopardy, Michael connects with Ana Lancaster, another art student trying to find her way as well. When a childhood friend tempts Michael with a life of crime, Michael's bottled up emotions come to the forefront and take his life on an unexpected roller coaster ride.
Now Michael must choose between following his professor's rules or staying true to the art form of graffiti and losing everything.