Cinque Terre is the designation for a string of towns dotting the northern Mediterranean coast of Italy. Filmmaker Ken Kobland was invited to spend a few weeks there in November 2004, and Ideas of Order in Cinque Terre is the result of his brief love affair with the landscape of the place. Concentrating on line, geometry, and tones of sound and color, Kobland has crafted a powerful, abstract homage to a little piece of paradise. | Read MoreDocumentary
Daniel and Jessica are a happily married couple on the verge of realizing the American dream -- Jessica is pregnant and Daniel finally gets the money to open a small diner. But when they hire Carlos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, irreversible events are set in motion that jeopardize all that they have worked so hard to achieve. | Read MoreDrama
In Kennesaw, a small American town in the state of Georgia, a good citizen is an armed citizen. By law, since 1982, each head of household must own at least one working firearm with ammunition.
Screening in Shorts Program: After Words | Read MoreDocumentary
When a young Turkish woman is brutally attacked and raped, the responsibility for restoring her family’s so-called “lost honor” is left in the hands of her younger brother, a 13-year-old boy. Based on a true story. | Read More
In Vivid Detail is the unusual love story between Leslie and Justin, an architect who suffers from Prosopagnosia -- a neurological disorder that makes him incapable of recognizing faces. The couple must decide whether their new relationship can overcome the obstacles ahead of them as they try to cope with this bizarre but real condition, meanwhile raising the questions about how beauty is measured. Presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
Behind every great action hero…there are real life heroes. Superman's acts of bravery are well-documented, but few have heard of the historians, actors, animated artists, and "SuperFans" that turned this flying man of steel into one of the world's greatest comic book heroes. In a Single Bound takes us from the inception of Superman by his creators Siegel and Shuster to his explosion into comic books, film, and even the courtroom. This explosive documentary is sure to fascinate anyone who has ever wondered what heroes are made of. | Read MoreDocumentary and Animation