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The Last Dalai Lama?

THE LAST DALAI LAMA? takes a fresh look at what is important for the 14th Dalai Lama at 82: The historic confrontation between Tibet and China; his influence in political, spiritual, and educational spheres; and his personal feelings on aging, dying and the question: “Will there be a 15th Dalai Lama?” Filmmaker Mickey Lemle (RAM […]

The Departure

Ittetsu Nemoto, a former punk-turned- Buddhist-priest in Japan, has made a career out of helping suicidal people find reasons to live. But this work has come increasingly at the cost of his own family and health, as he refuses to draw lines between those he counsels and himself. The Departure captures Nemoto at a crossroads, […]

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Hunter Gatherer

Andre Royo stars as Ashley Douglas, an unreasonably optimistic man recently released from prison. Returning to his stagnant neighborhood to win back his girlfriend, he quickly finds that everyone in his old life has done what they always wanted to do – forget he exists. Finding a fellow loner in Jeremy (George Sample III), they […]

Radio Dreams

RADIO DREAMS, winner of the 45th Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Tiger Award, is the newest feature film from Iranian-British director Babak Jalali (FRONTIER BLUES). RADIO DREAMS creates the strange yet very real world of PARS-FM – a Farsi-language radio station broadcasting from the heart of San Francisco. The story unfolds over a single day as […]

God Knows Where I Am

The body of a homeless woman is found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse. Beside the body, lies a diary that documents a journey of starvation and the loss of sanity, but told with poignance, beauty, humor, and spirituality. For nearly four months, Linda Bishop survived on apples and rain water, waiting for God to […]

Midsummer in Newtown

Midsummer in Newtown is a testament to the transformative force of artistic expression to pierce through the shadow cast by trauma. In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, one grieving couple honors their daughter through music, while community children find their voice through a rock-pop version of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

They Call Us Monsters

THEY CALL US MONSTERS takes viewers behind the walls of the Compound, the facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults. To their victims, they’re monsters.

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

Both a biopic of a complicated man and an exploration of the gathering forces that converged to shape a new American cuisine and create the cult of “celebrity chef”… A consummate hedonist, Jeremiah Tower’s career spans the riotous sexual revolution of the 70’s to the high rolling “greed-is-good” spirit of the ’80s. Key interviews with […]

Donald Cried

With sudden passing of his grandmother, Peter Latang returns to his hometown and encounters his long lost, childhood friend, Donald Treebeck. What begins as a simple favor, turns into a long day’s journey into the past.

Neruda

It’s 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. In congress, Senator (and renowned poet) Pablo Neruda (Gnecco) accuses the government of betraying the Communist Party and is swiftly impeached by the president. Police Prefect Oscar Peluchonneau (Bernal) is assigned to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to flee the country with his wife, the painter […]

Demon

A young man travels to a small town in rural Poland to marry his fiancé. As as wedding gift from the bride’s grandfather, he receives a plot of land where the two can build a house and raise a family. While preparing to build their new home, he finds human bones buried beneath the property. […]

Christine

Rebecca Hall stars in director Antonio Campos’ third feature film, CHRISTINE, the story of a woman who finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a spiraling personal life and career crisis. Christine, always the smartest person in the room at her local Sarasota, Florida news station, feels like she is destined for bigger things and […]

Hunt For the Wilderpeople

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he […]

Life, Animated

2016 SUNDANCE SELECTION LIFE, ANIMATED is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn’t speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced […]

Southbound

Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travelers who confront their worst nightmares – and darkest secrets – over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway.

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

From the director of the Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and the critically acclaimed Best of Enemies, the new film The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble tells the extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The feature-length documentary follows this group of […]

Almost Holy (Crocodile Gennadiy)

Gennadiy Mokhnenko has made a name for himself by forcibly abducting homeless drug-addicted kids from the streets of Mariupol, Ukraine. As his country leans towards a European Union inclusion, hopes of continued post-Soviet revitalization seem possible. In the meantime, Gennadiy’s center has evolved into a more nebulous institution.    

Gurukulam

In vivid and sensuous detail, Gurukulam follows a group of students and their teacher as they confront fundamental questions about the nature of reality and self-identity at a remote forest ashram in southern India. Daily chores, meditation, ritual, and rigorous study are woven together connecting the natural and spiritual worlds in moments of surprising revelation […]

Louder Than Bombs

An upcoming exhibition celebrating photographer Isabelle Reed three years after her untimely death, brings her eldest son Jonah back to the family house – forcing him to spend more time with his father Gene and withdrawn younger brother Conrad than he has in years. With the three of them under the same roof, Gene tries […]

Sold

SOLD is a full-length feature film adapted from the National Book Award Nominated and Quill Award-Winning novel by Patricia McCormick. Based on true stories, SOLD is the unforgettable story of Lakshmi, who risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from a peaceful, rural village in Nepal to the gritty brothels of Kolkata, India. Through one […]

Lamb

Lamb, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he […]

Kingdom of Shadows

In Kingdom of Shadows, Bernardo Ruiz takes an unflinching look at the human cost of the U.S.-Mexico drug wars through the perspectives of three unlikely individuals. Sister Consuelo Morales, based in the devastated city of Monterrey, prods government officials to take action against the drug cartels on behalf of grieving families whose loved ones have […]

Nasty Baby

An award-winning festival favorite by Sebastian Silva (“The Maid”), NASTY BABY centers on Freddy (Silva), a Brooklyn-based artist who, with his boyfriend, Mo(Tunde Adebimpe), and their best friend, Polly (Kristen Wiig), is trying to have a baby.  As this trio deals with the complications of conception and creating the“new normal” family, their bliss is clouded by a series […]

Finders Keepers

When his amputated leg is discovered in a grill sold at a North Carolina auction, John Wood finds himself at the center of a worldwide media frenzy. Believing the new-found attention to be his chance atdoing some great things in an otherwise disappointing, wayward life, he’s quickly swept up in thehysteria as the leg’s enterprising buyer, […]

Bikes vs Cars

Bikes vs Cars depicts a global crisis that we all deep down know we need to talk about: climate, earth’s resources, cities where the entire surface is consumed by the car. An ever-growing, dirty, noisy traffic chaos. The bike is a great tool for change, but the powerful interests who gain from the private car […]

The Messenger

For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods. Today, these creatures – woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment – are vanishing at an alarming rate. Under threat from climate change, pesticides and more, populations of hundreds of species have dipped dramatically. As scientists, activists and bird enthusiasts investigate this phenomenon, amazing […]

Of Men and War

Providing the most visceral and unflinching look into the lives of returned veterans, Of Men and War’s lens intimately follows the recovery efforts of twelve veterans suffering from PTSD. Director Laurent Bécue-Renard exposes veterans’ experiences in a never-before-seen manner, gaining unprecedented access to their lives at home and intense therapy sessions. Unfiltered and emotionally charged, […]

Digging for Fire

The discovery of a bone and a gun sends a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend. DIGGING FOR FIRE is directed by Joe Swanberg, co-written by Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg and starring Jake Johnson, Rosemarie Dewitt, Orlando Bloom,Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick and Mike Birbiglia.  

Cartel Land

2016 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED CARTEL LAND is a classic western set in the 21st century, pitting vigilantes on both sides of the border against the vicious Mexican drug cartels. With unprecedented access, this character-driven film provokes deep questions about lawlessness, the breakdown of order, and whether it is just for citizens to take up arms […]

The Yes Men Are Revolting

For the last 20 years, notorious activists the Yes Men (Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum) have staged outrageous hoaxes to hijack public dialogue worldwide about the issues of the day. In their third cinematic outing (after The Yes Men and The Yes Men Fix The World), they are now well into their 40s, and their […]

The Overnight

Alex, Emily, and their son, FJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at Kurt’s home. But as it gets […]

Purgatorio: A Journey into the Heart of the Border – Educational Version

Rodrigo Reyes’ provocative essay film re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to Dante’s purgatory. Leaving politics aside, he takes a fresh look at the brutal beauty of the border and the people caught in its spell. By capturing a stunning mosaic of compelling characters and broken landscapes on the border, Reyes reflects […]

The Invisible Front

The Invisible Front is an award winning film about love and the fight for freedom.  In 1944, soviet forces occupied Lithuania for a second time in less than five years.  This time the youth of the nation chose to fight back and formed a guerrilla army of partisans called the Forest Brothers.  Among them was […]

Dior and I

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of fashion with […]

The Immortalists

The Immortalists is the story of two eccentric scientists struggling to create eternal youth with medical breakthroughs in a world they call “blind to the tragedy of old age.” Bill Andrews is a lab biologist and famed long-distance runner racing against the ultimate clock. Aubrey de Grey is a genius theoretical biologist who conducts his […]

Harmontown

As the creator of the show “Community,” Dan Harmon was known as a comic genius…and a bit of a monster. After being fired from his own show, he created a hit podcast and took it on the road across the country with calamitous results. Featuring Jason Sudeikis, Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Ben Stiller and John […]

Rich Hill

Winner Grand Jury Prize – Documentary – 2014 Sundance Film Festival A portrait of three Rich Hill, MO teenagers — Appachey West, Harley Hood and Andrew Jewell — and of a tiny, former coal-mining town with nothing left to offer them, the film turns an intimate, unsentimental eye on adolescence and grinding rural poverty. Narration, […]

No No: A Dockumentary

In the 1970s Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter on LSD and his outspoken style courted conflict and controversy, but his latter years were spent helping others recover from addiction. No No: A Dockumentary weaves a surprising and moving story of a life in and out of the spotlight.

Point and Shoot

Winner Best Documentary – 2014 Tribeca Film Festival POINT AND SHOOT follows Matt VanDyke, a timid 26-year-old with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, who left home in Baltimore in 2006 and set off on a self-described “crash course in manhood.” He bought a motorcycle and a video camera and began a three-year, 35,000-mile motorcycle trip through Northern Africa […]

Purgatorio: A Journey into the Heart of the Border

Rodrigo Reyes’ provocative essay film re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to Dante’s purgatory. Leaving politics aside, he takes a fresh look at the brutal beauty of the border and the people caught in its spell. By capturing a stunning mosaic of compelling characters and broken landscapes on the border, Reyes reflects […]

Searchers 2.0

As child actors, Mel and Fred were beaten and whipped by an imperious screenwriter, Fritz Frobisher. Now the elderly, Fritz is to appear at a tee-shirt signing ceremony in Monument Valley, AZ, where his great films were made.

Sleep Furiously

Sleep Furiously is set in a small farming community in mid Wales. Koppel leads us on a poetic and profound journey into a world of endings and beginnings; a world of stuffed owls, sheep and fire.

Straight to Hell Returns

Four hapless bank robbers bury their loot and attempt to hide out in a deserted desert town.  But the town is not deserted.  Feasting, song, sexual tension, and inevitable deaths ensue. Starring Joe Strummer, Sy Richardson, Courtney Love, Elvis Costello, Jim Jarmusch, The Pogues, Dick Rude, Grace Jones, and Dennis Hopper.

Dirty Old Town

The Bowery becomes a nexus of shattered dreams when a merchant has 72 hours to pay his rent. Facing extinction, his ramshackle tent of antiquities lures a troop of misfits, freaks and renegades who form a tableaux full of carnival pageantry, white lies and victimless crime in a fleeting glimpse of Downtown New York.

Splinters

Splinters is the first feature-length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea. In the 1980s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo. Twenty years on, surfing is not only a pillar of village life but also a means to […]

Music From the Big House

MUSIC FROM THE BIG HOUSE is an extraordinary story about finding hope, joy and music behind bars. Rita Chiarelli, Canada’s Queen of the Blues, takes a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Blues: Louisiana State Maximum Security Penitentiary, a.k.a Angola Prison – formerly the bloodiest prison in America.  Rita’s trip turns into an historic jailhouse […]

House of Boys

A colorful and raw coming-of-age story set in the emerging gay dance club scene of Amsterdam 1984. House of Boys tells the story of Frank, a high school kid who leaves home and falls into the exciting new world of free sex, music and dance. When Frank’s new world is suddenly turned upside down, his […]

Ghost Bird

Set in a murky swamp peopled with birders, ornithologists, gawkers and politicians, Ghost Bird explores the limits of certainty, the obsessive power of hope, and how one phantom giant woodpecker changed a sleepy Southern town forever. This thrilling eco-noir investigates the strange but true story of a small town in Arkansas overrun by a nation […]

Sinner

Cast Nick Chinlund, Georgina Cates, Brad Dourif, Michael Rodgers Hidden away in small town America, in an anemic parish on the brink of bankruptcy, Father Anthony Romano (Nick Chinlund) finds himself at a mid-career crisis in the wake of personal conflicts and widespread scandals that have left the Catholic church an anathema to so many. […]

Towncraft

Little Rock, Arkansas: 1986 A group of kids in a small, conservative Southern town discover punk rock music.  Over the next two decades, they would create their scene from the ground up: one of the youngest, most exciting and innovative hubs for music in the country.  Like most small town scenes, Little Rock’s was never […]

Snow Blind

Produced by Chris Scott, David Schiavone Featuring Hannah Teter, JJ Thomas, Brent Meyer, Rob Bak, Jeff Meyer Red Sky Pictures Inc. and SnoCountry have partnered to produce a feature film documentary about the history, culture, and lifestyle of snowboarding. The film covers the birth of snowboarding, the evolution of it into an Olympic sport, and […]

The World’s Best Prom

Produced by Ian Rosenberg, Chris Talbott Once a year, prom mania grips the entire population of Racine, Wisconsin. The city’s extravagant celebration begins with a rowdy parade where students compete for the most outrageous form of transportation, driving fire engines, 18-wheelers, even riding elephant-back through the city streets. Prom-goers from seven city high schools converge […]