In Iran, a murder conviction allows for the victim's family to choose capital punishment or forgiveness for the perpetrator. This harrowing, existential film shows a convicted murderer trapped in painful purgatory as his family distances themselves from him and his victim's family repeatedly delays their ultimate decision. | Read More
New York fell silent after the loss of its Twin Towers. A strange quiet descended upon New York City. Day Ten follows William as he wanders the silent streets, struggling to come to terms with what has happened to his city, as loved ones go missing and people resort to prayer.
Screening in Shorts Program: Soul Survivors | Read MoreDrama, New York, NY Director(s)
It's nighttime in America--the draft has been reinstated. Our conflicting attitudes toward war are examined through the eyes of Aaron (Elijah Wood), George (Chris Klein), and Dixon (Jon Bernthal) as each prepares to report for duty and learns, individually, what it means to "serve with honor."
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When Fuke ventures across postwar Sarajevo to fix his uncle's water heater, he learns that sometimes the best anecdote for mourning and loss is to embrace the comforting and colorful eccentricities of one's own family in this gentle upbeat comedy. | Read More
Deftly interspersing home movies with contemporary images, director Paula Gaitán creates a compelling voyage of discovery in her return to Sintra, Portugal on a search for memories of her late husband (the Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha). | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Cyrus Frisch, the enfant terrible of Dutch cinema, returns to the Festival with his latest feature that challenges classic modes of storytelling. A fragile, long-distance telephone relationship develops between a younger woman (Dutch actress Georgina Verbaan), and an older gentleman (Rutger Hauer, star of Blade Runner). | Read More
Obituary writer Abigail Slay's uncanny knack for spotting the next "scoop" guarantees that she will always makes her deadline, that is until she becomes the next scoop. Dead End Job asks the arcane question: "Who writes the obituary for the obituary writer?" | Read More