In this graceful cross-cultural love story, a happily married woman (Patricia Clarkson) is separated from her husband in the overwhelming city of Cairo. While waiting for his return, she experiences the unique beauty of Egypt with his friend (Alexander Siddig). As their tender friendship blossoms, a series of small yet profound moments changes both of their worlds forever. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
In this funny and unlikely buddy picture, a chance encounter brings together cheating husband Walter (Ray Liotta) and injured high-school football star Skylar (Shaun Sipos). An unlikely friendship develops, as Skylar helps Walter get his family back and Walter helps Skylar regain the confidence he needs to overcome his injury. | Read More
In North America more than 100,000 children are held in detention centers. Sixty percent are destined to become repeat offenders. Director Kim Chapiron (Sheitan, TFF '06) takes a searing look at three incarcerated teenagers fighting for their lives and for hope. An electrifying cast delivers blistering performances packed with violent intensity and emotional power in this story of unlikely friendships in the midst of a brutal and deficient correctional system. | Read More
One-time art star Lars Olafssen is all washed up. Unable to paint without inspiration, he accepts a teaching stint at a small-time art school in podunk Koda Lake, Canada, and along with it the guardianship of the offbeat town's neighborhood weirdo, Eddie. As their unlikely friendship evolves, Lars uncovers a dark and violent secret about Eddie's nocturnal impulses, and finds himself torn between his duty to his friend and his duty to his art. | Read MoreHorror and Comedy
After her son (Anton Yelchin) has a brush with the law, a New York massage therapist (Diane Lane) relocates her small family to the estate of an eccentric millionaire (Donald Sutherland) for the summer. At first, the mother and boy revel in experiencing "how the other half lives," but an act of violence quickly turns the bucolic compound from a safe haven into dangerous territory.
A Lions Gate Films release.
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Recess begins -- the schoolyard is flooded with kids! Ten-year-old Jeff reveals his prized cat's-eye marble in a bid to win the Universal Marble Championship. But just before his winning shot, Cricker, the schoolyard bully, grabs it and launches it to the other side of the playground, and Jeff must set off across the infamous "big-kid's area" to retrieve it. With danger at every turn, Jeff plays his way through various games in order to claim his marble, but will he return in time to win the game? | Read More
A short, experimental musing on what really happened to Jack and Jill on the hill. Jill suspects that there may have been more to the fall than Jack claims and sets out to uncover the truth. The legendary fall is reconstructed, the past and present are intertwined and it turns out there are two truths: Jack’s and Jill’s. So the question remains, can the two nursery rhyme protagonists uncover the actual truth? | Read MoreAnimation
Following the tragic death of their young daughter, the Hughes family decide to escape to their upscale vacation home in the woods. But their attempt to get some quality time together is violently interrupted when a neighboring family with a hidden agenda drops by for dinner. First-time director Jeremy Regimbal builds tension to a calculated and ultimately brutal crescendo in this home-invasion thriller. Starring Selma Blair, Joshua Close, James D'Arcy, and Rachel Miner. | Read MoreThriller
Complete with a beastie from Jim Henson's Creature Shop, this adventure epic in the tradition of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial follows young Mac as he searches a remote Canadian lake for a mythical aquatic creature. Upon teaming up with the local Native Americans, Mac realizes that finding Mee Shee is only the beginning of his true adventure. (Ages 6+) | Read More
In this unique tribute to the great filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, his daughter Isabella collaborates with cinephile par excellence Guy Maddin to create a loving and very personal portrait. A Zeitgeist release. Followed by the screening of a new archival print of either Rossellini's The Flowers of St. Francis (1950). | Read MoreDocumentary