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Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

When Chris Rhymer, and her young son Jeremy, are forced to relocate to a small, rural community, they have no idea of the past terror that their presence re-awakens.

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

A wealthy New York playboy prone to eccentricity and mischief dies unexpectedly, and his socialite friends are summoned for a viewing of his video will. "A tone-deaf riff on social manners and class mores." Screen Space

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

Examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling and related debates over artistic expression and copyright law, while tracing the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York. "Exceptionally smart and energetic." -PopMatters

CONCRETE CIRCUS brings together the biggest action sports stars in extreme BMX stunt games, skateboarding games, and parkour. "An extravaganza of breathtaking, death-defying and often enormously beautiful feats." -The Sunday Telegraph

Eight years after a grisly murder on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. Suspicion falls on the new owner of Eight Immortals Restaurant. "A wicked delight" -A Nutshell

A felonious baker, a grave-digging hermit, and a tiny white goat color this journey of love, destiny and dairy products. "An accomplished, beautifully shot, directed and musically scored art comedy." -Austin American-Statesman

A fortune teller works out of her century-old house removing clients' aches and pains, advising gamblers, and channeling cranky spirits for a quick check in with their loved ones. Featuring original music by Califone. "Embodies art house." -Stark Insider

Love hurts! After bonding over their mutual dislike of grapes, a manicurist and a strip club owner discover another commonality: they're both bloodthirsty serial killers.

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

An intriguing look into the lives of young lesbians in Los Angeles who share their experiences through interviews and poetry. A fresh take on documentary storytelling.

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

Sexy Frenchy (Marie-Pascale Elfman) falls into an insane underworld ruled by a horny little king (Hervé Villechaize, "Fantasy Island") and his jealous queen (Susan Tyrell, Angel). Chicken-boy comes to the rescue, only to have his head cut off by a soul-singing Satan himself (played by Danny Elfman), along with The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo. Frog butlers, topless princesses and rioting school kids all sing and dance in unforgettable musical numbers performed by Danny Elfman, Cab Calloway, Josephine Baker and more in this timeless cult classic comedy-musical-fantasy of epic proportions!

The man is Henry Miller and the room is his bathroom, where the author soliloquizes about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York. "An intimate portrayal of a man who lived openly." -Quotes Yes

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

Brian Scott Pfeifle changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend Archduke Otto von Habsburg. "An eccentric character study that is as colourful and personable as its subject is." -Cinemablographer

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

Anonymous men strip down and reveal themselves physically and emotionally, talking about their relationship to their penises. "A surprisingly effective way of dealing with the subject..." -Big Gay Picture Show

Three stories intertwine, collide and co-exist in this magical neorealist fable set in a coastal village Haiti, five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's first-ever submission to the Oscars' Best Foreign Film category.

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When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

A family discovers their new house is occupied by a bloodthirsty monster that lives in the walls and pipes. "A rather solid indie creature feature" -Don's World of Horror and Exploitation

CANDYMAN tells the amazing true story of David Klein who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans."Compelling, entertaining and most of all full of heart." -Neato Coolville

A bumbling young film crew, shooting a low-budget horror in an abandoned orphanage, discovers that a family of sadistic killers has rewritten their script.

Seductive Messalina will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome.

Sexy Frenchy (Marie-Pascale Elfman) falls into an insane underworld ruled by a horny little king (Hervé Villechaize, "Fantasy Island") and his jealous queen (Susan Tyrell, Angel). Chicken-boy comes to the rescue, only to have his head cut off by a soul-singing Satan himself (played by Danny Elfman), along with The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo. Frog butlers, topless princesses and rioting school kids all sing and dance in unforgettable musical numbers performed by Danny Elfman, Cab Calloway, Josephine Baker and more in this timeless cult classic comedy-musical-fantasy of epic proportions!

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VISIONARY HORROR

A bizarre tale of government skullduggery, satanic killings, zodiacal mayhem and messianic horror! Also known as SUICIDE CULT and once labelled a UK "Video Nasty." Starring Playboy centerfold Monica Tidwell.

Twenty-five years after the "Camp Murder" massacre, Tommy Heller has escaped from the mental institution to return to the camp where it all started. From cult legend Mark Polonia.

A grueling shocker from sex & sleaze maestro Joe D'Amato that still stands as perhaps the most controversial - and extreme - spaghetti splatter epic of them all. "Seriously creepy" -Cool Ass Cinema

Two boys are released from prison on their eighteenth birthdays after killing a three-year old when they were ten.

A family discovers their new house is occupied by a bloodthirsty monster that lives in the walls and pipes. "A rather solid indie creature feature" -Don's World of Horror and Exploitation

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy. Mr. Rabbit is the second installment in the French Blood series, combining hyper-designed aesthetics with chilling horror stories.

A mind-bending portrait of Mexico City, reflected in a series of dark, grotesque, sordid, and violent misfit characters. "A Dante’s Inferno of a retro-horror fantasy" -B&S About Movies

Eight years after a grisly murder on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. Suspicion falls on the new owner of Eight Immortals Restaurant. "A wicked delight" -A Nutshell

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

When Chris Rhymer, and her young son Jeremy, are forced to relocate to a small, rural community, they have no idea of the past terror that their presence re-awakens.

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

Two young women working the night shift at a secluded gas station unwittingly become the stars of a terrifying livestream show on the dark web. "Horror in its rawest form." -Nerdly

A late night TV presenter receives a snuff tape, in which a woman is brutally killed. She decides to take a crew out to a location indicated in the tape, but only death and despair await them.

Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part 12-year-old child. When she catches the eye of Andy, it turns his life upside down and their relationship becomes the formula for passion, pleasure, and pain.

Strange things are happening in Druid Hills, Kentucky. People say there are "large Great White sharks swimming in the corn stalks!" Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

Love hurts! After bonding over their mutual dislike of grapes, a manicurist and a strip club owner discover another commonality: they're both bloodthirsty serial killers.

An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result.

An American tourist couple travels to Chiapas, Mexico, where they have a life changing encounter with a shape-shifting witch.

Mary witnesses the brutal suicide of her Father. The End of Days is upon the world; famine, drought, looting, and chaos are ripping the world apart, but what is the Holy Church actually doing? "Better than The Exorcist." -House of Tortured Souls

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film," only to discover that he's been drafted into making one of the harshest films ever made. "An astounding bold piece of work" -Twitch Film

A married couple decides to spend a weekend in a remote cabin, but their romantic getaway takes a turn for the worst, when a seething suspicion turns into pure madness. "A twist that shocks the senses." –HorrorTalk

A young defector meets a lost soul who joins him in his getaway. They're trailed by an old man who's sent by the system to track them down and seize them, dead or alive.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

In 1995, legendary director Bruno Mattei stunned the civilized world with the ultimate sharksploitation saga. Released in some countries as JAWS 5. "A level of cinematic thievery never experienced before." -B-Movie Film Vault

A bumbling young film crew, shooting a low-budget horror in an abandoned orphanage, discovers that a family of sadistic killers has rewritten their script.

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GLOBAL CINEMA

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

A creative documentary on writing history to solidify peace in a post-civil war society. "Casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war." -The Progressive Magazine

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

Seductive Messalina will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome.

Three stories intertwine, collide and co-exist in this magical neorealist fable set in a coastal village Haiti, five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's first-ever submission to the Oscars' Best Foreign Film category.

Three teenage boys on a summertime camping adventure become aware of strange events and items gone missing from their campsite. Made during Apartheid in South Africa

A psychopath seeking revenge on a small town mayor steals a mega-bomb and plans to blow up a dam and drown the town. Made during Apartheid in South Africa.

A portrait of neoliberal ideology imposing its dictates throughout the world. Behind the smokescreen, what's really going on? "It’s not the conservative part of neoconservative that's scary— it’s the neo." -The Georgia Straight

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

A dispossessed drug dealer and his derelict companions are part of a cool generation that confronts cultural decay in the back alleys of a city in Colombia. "A uniquely beautiful and soulful study of a small part of the underbelly of the underworld in Medellin." -Indiewire

Estera, a middle class Jewish girl in Bucharest, has to make a choice between pursuing a job with a nouveau riche thug or joining her mother in Israel. "Present[s] the drama of everyday life." -World Socialist

Dreams are the sturdiest vessels for twenty-somethings Ali and Eda, landlocked in the shipyards of Istanbul. "Lovingly crafted with excellent direction and editing." -DVD Compare

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

A late night TV presenter receives a snuff tape, in which a woman is brutally killed. She decides to take a crew out to a location indicated in the tape, but only death and despair await them.

A modern horror omnibus inspired by the over-the-top shocks of Paris' early 20th century Theatre du Grand Guignol, including six bizarre tales from seven of horror's most transgressive filmmakers. "One of the best horror anthologies of all time." -Paste

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film," only to discover that he's been drafted into making one of the harshest films ever made. "An astounding bold piece of work" -Twitch Film

Vidhan (Writ), a romantic drama, is a take on relationships. A casual conversation on the use of appropriate language sets off a whirlwind romance between Pranay and Akshar (Abhishek). They start meeting regularly and the romance blossoms. However, there is one issue - Akshar is a sex worker. The film takes us through the vicissitudes of their romantic journey.

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

Two young adults in Shanghai, living separate lives, do what they can to break out of their postmodern loneliness. "You might call this Still Life with Cell Phones.” -Video Librarian

A young defector meets a lost soul who joins him in his getaway. They're trailed by an old man who's sent by the system to track them down and seize them, dead or alive.

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

Through short stories linked together by a bloody red thread, a collective of French directors is experimenting with a new approach to the anthology of horror and fantasy. Mr. Rabbit is the second installment in the French Blood series, combining hyper-designed aesthetics with chilling horror stories.

A mind-bending portrait of Mexico City, reflected in a series of dark, grotesque, sordid, and violent misfit characters. "A Dante’s Inferno of a retro-horror fantasy" -B&S About Movies

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

An abnormal taxi driver lusts for blood every rainy night, and several young women are killed as a result.

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

A film-within-a-film exploring the body in motion, frame by frame. The sensation one gets is of tension... expectation... shock, while the glorious, trenchant music of R. Murray Schafer further adds to the intense "high" of the film.

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

Eight years after a grisly murder on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim. Suspicion falls on the new owner of Eight Immortals Restaurant. "A wicked delight" -A Nutshell

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

A mysterious young woman is obsessed with Armenia and the archeology of the mental layers that represent identity. She documents her obsession through interviews with various individuals about their encounters with the protagonist, blurring the lines between truth and fiction.

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Lola believes there's more to life than just volleyball and investigates the possibility of attending university after school. Made during Apartheid in South Africa

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DARING DRAMAS

Michelle is one part sexual nymph, one part man-hating psycho, and one part 12-year-old child. When she catches the eye of Andy, it turns his life upside down and their relationship becomes the formula for passion, pleasure, and pain.

A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born-and-raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

A dispossessed drug dealer and his derelict companions are part of a cool generation that confronts cultural decay in the back alleys of a city in Colombia. "A uniquely beautiful and soulful study of a small part of the underbelly of the underworld in Medellin." -Indiewire

To win back his girlfriend, Paul decides to make a film about his love life, job, and all the funny things that happen behind the scenes at the casting agency! "Bold, progressive and brave." -SPL!NG

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

Home is where the hurt is. Lily finds herself in the living room, staring at four dead bodies. "Brilliant, and highlights how people can hide who they are and the lies that photos can tell." -Bloody Disgusting

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

Estera, a middle class Jewish girl in Bucharest, has to make a choice between pursuing a job with a nouveau riche thug or joining her mother in Israel. "Present[s] the drama of everyday life." -World Socialist

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

An American tourist couple travels to Chiapas, Mexico, where they have a life changing encounter with a shape-shifting witch.

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Two boys are released from prison on their eighteenth birthdays after killing a three-year old when they were ten.

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

A wealthy New York playboy prone to eccentricity and mischief dies unexpectedly, and his socialite friends are summoned for a viewing of his video will. "A tone-deaf riff on social manners and class mores." Screen Space

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

Three stories intertwine, collide and co-exist in this magical neorealist fable set in a coastal village Haiti, five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's first-ever submission to the Oscars' Best Foreign Film category.

A felonious baker, a grave-digging hermit, and a tiny white goat color this journey of love, destiny and dairy products. "An accomplished, beautifully shot, directed and musically scored art comedy." -Austin American-Statesman

Dreams are the sturdiest vessels for twenty-somethings Ali and Eda, landlocked in the shipyards of Istanbul. "Lovingly crafted with excellent direction and editing." -DVD Compare

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

A fortune teller works out of her century-old house removing clients' aches and pains, advising gamblers, and channeling cranky spirits for a quick check in with their loved ones. Featuring original music by Califone. "Embodies art house." -Stark Insider

A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies.

A weary young drug addict clings to a once hopeful life, amidst the sweat and unforgiving heat of Jacksonville, Florida.

Two young adults in Shanghai, living separate lives, do what they can to break out of their postmodern loneliness. "You might call this Still Life with Cell Phones.” -Video Librarian

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

When an idealistic grade school teacher finds out that children in her school are going hungry - thanks to federal cutbacks - it compels her to do things she wouldn't have thought she could do. "Hungry is a little gem, and so important" - Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

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EYE-OPENING DOCUMENTARIES

A creative documentary on writing history to solidify peace in a post-civil war society. "Casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war." -The Progressive Magazine

Examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling and related debates over artistic expression and copyright law, while tracing the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York. "Exceptionally smart and energetic." -PopMatters

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

Anonymous men strip down and reveal themselves physically and emotionally, talking about their relationship to their penises. "A surprisingly effective way of dealing with the subject..." -Big Gay Picture Show

Brian Scott Pfeifle changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend Archduke Otto von Habsburg. "An eccentric character study that is as colourful and personable as its subject is." -Cinemablographer

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

Say hello to Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne. "Demonstrates... how the creative urge is something that refuses to age along with the body." -The Age

A group of Texas women band together to resurrect roller derby for the 21st century. Join their revolution. "Adrenaline-fueled highs, heartbreaking lows, and lots of chicks in short skirts kicking the shit out of each other." -The Onion A/V Club

A portrait of neoliberal ideology imposing its dictates throughout the world. Behind the smokescreen, what's really going on? "It’s not the conservative part of neoconservative that's scary— it’s the neo." -The Georgia Straight

The man is Henry Miller and the room is his bathroom, where the author soliloquizes about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York. "An intimate portrayal of a man who lived openly." -Quotes Yes

An intriguing look into the lives of young lesbians in Los Angeles who share their experiences through interviews and poetry. A fresh take on documentary storytelling.

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

When heavily armed campus police broke into the University of Florida campus apartment of disabled and unarmed Ghanaian doctoral student Kofi Adu-Brempong and, within a minute of entry, shot him in the face, his life was forever changed.

A definitive look at one of the greatest visionaries of the Gilded Age, Edith Wharton. Includes the only known film footage of Wharton in existence. "An obscure but fascinating documentary." -The Arts Fuse

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

CANDYMAN tells the amazing true story of David Klein who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans."Compelling, entertaining and most of all full of heart." -Neato Coolville

The fight for Lithuanian independence in 1991 gave a group of young men the chance to be heroes. "Perfect for any child that loves war games." -BB Reviews

CONCRETE CIRCUS brings together the biggest action sports stars in extreme BMX stunt games, skateboarding games, and parkour. "An extravaganza of breathtaking, death-defying and often enormously beautiful feats." -The Sunday Telegraph

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SOCIALLY RELEVANT

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

When an idealistic grade school teacher finds out that children in her school are going hungry - thanks to federal cutbacks - it compels her to do things she wouldn't have thought she could do. "Hungry is a little gem, and so important" - Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

When heavily armed campus police broke into the University of Florida campus apartment of disabled and unarmed Ghanaian doctoral student Kofi Adu-Brempong and, within a minute of entry, shot him in the face, his life was forever changed.

Dreams are the sturdiest vessels for twenty-somethings Ali and Eda, landlocked in the shipyards of Istanbul. "Lovingly crafted with excellent direction and editing." -DVD Compare

Unresolved conflicts force Juana to revisit long-kept emotions after she runs into her ex-boyfriend during her annual religious pilgrimage. "A minimalist tale in a seldom-filmed setting." -Roger's Movie Nation

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. "Offers impassioned visual and rhetorical arguments [and] historical perspective." -Variety

When Mama Peace is diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggles to raise funds for treatment, make ends meet, and hold onto her Christian faith. "A powerful and one-of-a-kind story." -eelive

Three stories intertwine, collide and co-exist in this magical neorealist fable set in a coastal village Haiti, five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's first-ever submission to the Oscars' Best Foreign Film category.

A portrait of neoliberal ideology imposing its dictates throughout the world. Behind the smokescreen, what's really going on? "It’s not the conservative part of neoconservative that's scary— it’s the neo." -The Georgia Straight

Weaving together natural history and biography, A Life Among Whales delves deeply into the unique relationship between humans and whales as told by renowned whale biologist and activist Dr. Roger Payne.

A carefree young Rastafarian is prompted to go on a search for his father, who he never met, in Cape Verde, and finds his roots. FIPRESCI and Sophia Award Winner.

Iranian-American artist Moosa Harooni transforms seashells into heartfelt miniature sculptures of legendary characters, kings and poets, and ordinary people.

CANDYMAN tells the amazing true story of David Klein who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans."Compelling, entertaining and most of all full of heart." -Neato Coolville

The story of a generation's disillusionment and radicalization, set in the fervent years of the Greek economy's collapse. "Punchy, difficult, allegorically urgent Greek tragedy." -Indiewire

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

A creative documentary on writing history to solidify peace in a post-civil war society. "Casts a cool eye on the oddly surreal social landscape of the country after years of civil war." -The Progressive Magazine

A bold vérité documentary and feel-good portrait of a sprightly 75-year-old priest who tends to 20+ villages in the idyllic French Pyrénées. "Leisurely but engrossing, often touching, and in the end surprising." -Video Librarian

Examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling and related debates over artistic expression and copyright law, while tracing the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York. "Exceptionally smart and energetic." -PopMatters

Vidhan (Writ), a romantic drama, is a take on relationships. A casual conversation on the use of appropriate language sets off a whirlwind romance between Pranay and Akshar (Abhishek). They start meeting regularly and the romance blossoms. However, there is one issue - Akshar is a sex worker. The film takes us through the vicissitudes of their romantic journey.

Estera, a middle class Jewish girl in Bucharest, has to make a choice between pursuing a job with a nouveau riche thug or joining her mother in Israel. "Present[s] the drama of everyday life." -World Socialist

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

Idling afternoons and psychedelic moods immersed in music provide an adrenaline rush for drifting youth in Lisbon. "A strong and mysterious homage to youth." -Cineuropa

A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born-and-raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.

An intriguing look into the lives of young lesbians in Los Angeles who share their experiences through interviews and poetry. A fresh take on documentary storytelling.

What happens to art in the Internet age? A documentary on the evolving relationship between contemporary art, audience and digital technology. "Puts together two opposing thoughts, leading to new thoughts." -art4d

Say hello to Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne. "Demonstrates... how the creative urge is something that refuses to age along with the body." -The Age

A woman's journey to and across the soul-destroying chasm between veterans and others. Endorsed by the Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, Returning Veterans Project, and other organizations.

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MUST-SEE INDIES

An American tourist couple travels to Chiapas, Mexico, where they have a life changing encounter with a shape-shifting witch.

A dispossessed drug dealer and his derelict companions are part of a cool generation that confronts cultural decay in the back alleys of a city in Colombia. "A uniquely beautiful and soulful study of a small part of the underbelly of the underworld in Medellin." -Indiewire

An experiential introduction to Shakespeare Award-winning poet Mandy Kahn and the process behind her immersive, performative, peace-building poems. "A sun-powered X-ray into the process of a great artist." - PEN Award-winning author Mitch Horowitz

A fortune teller works out of her century-old house removing clients' aches and pains, advising gamblers, and channeling cranky spirits for a quick check in with their loved ones. Featuring original music by Califone. "Embodies art house." -Stark Insider

Three stories intertwine, collide and co-exist in this magical neorealist fable set in a coastal village Haiti, five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's first-ever submission to the Oscars' Best Foreign Film category.

A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born-and-raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.

Two women embark on a love affair. Iva is desperately in love, then her father appears. Hedi feels strongly attached. Winner of a Bavarian Film Prize, Best New Director, and other awards.

In an age devoid of memory and truth, a man encounters his soulmate in the BLUE DESERT. Winner of multiple awards and based on Yoko Ono's first art book, Grapefruit.

We are all part of the same story. A feature-length documentary about the complexity of human migration and how this affects two friends in their day-to-day lives. "A heart-driven, superlatively human tale." -The Sound View

The man is Henry Miller and the room is his bathroom, where the author soliloquizes about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares, and New York. "An intimate portrayal of a man who lived openly." -Quotes Yes

Fanni has had enough of money and Anna has had enough of pigs. They embark on a Marxist adventure. "Any allegorical interpretations are as open-ended as Bettina Köster’s slamming techno-pop score is emphatic." -Variety

A girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists, and she plunges into a dark world of earth-shattering cosmological secrets. "A mesmerizing and sexy head trip." -Geek Monthly

To win back his girlfriend, Paul decides to make a film about his love life, job, and all the funny things that happen behind the scenes at the casting agency! "Bold, progressive and brave." -SPL!NG

A dramatization of the horrific and notorious Manson Family Murders, in the form of super 8 home movies.

A young woman is murdered, her body dismembered, its parts dumped across Vienna. Based on a true story. "Confidently balances between emotional immersion and reporting from outside." -Kino Zeit

Brian Scott Pfeifle changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend Archduke Otto von Habsburg. "An eccentric character study that is as colourful and personable as its subject is." -Cinemablographer

A romantic young writer, struggling financially in London, escapes to his birthplace, the rural mountain town of Siatista, where his imaginative father died under mysterious circumstances. If houses dreamt, who would wake them?

A wealthy New York playboy prone to eccentricity and mischief dies unexpectedly, and his socialite friends are summoned for a viewing of his video will. "A tone-deaf riff on social manners and class mores." Screen Space

It's New Year's Eve, and everyone thinks that Marta and Jorge are the perfect couple. Too perfect. "Some of the most beautiful sequences in recent Portuguese cinema." -c7nema

A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. "Both haunting and haunted, a palpably realized fever dream of a film." -Caribbean Beat

CONCRETE CIRCUS brings together the biggest action sports stars in extreme BMX stunt games, skateboarding games, and parkour. "An extravaganza of breathtaking, death-defying and often enormously beautiful feats." -The Sunday Telegraph

After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago, an illegal Chinese immigrant discovers the true cost of her passage. "Offers a focused look at the lives of people who would otherwise go unnoticed. -Keeping it Reel

Seductive Messalina will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome.

WITKIN AND WITKIN explores the worlds of identical twins, Joel-Peter, a world famous photographer and Jerome, a painter. "A profound meditation on art and an excellent dual-biopic." -Hammer to Nail

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