A president and a citizen—bound together by a profound love of country and an unquenchable desire to see the truth revealed—fight to uncover the mystery behind a murder and France's hidden role in the horrific 1994 Rwandan genocide. This powerful investigative documentary from the director of The War Tapes (best doc, TFF '06) is driven by the inspiring and uplifting stories of Rwandan president Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu. | Read MoreFemale Director(s), Crime, Documentary
Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. But what will happen to this Cinderella when the clock strikes midnight? Featuring Fay Ann Lee, Margaret Cho, Gale Harold, and Christine Baranski. In English and Cantonese. | Read MoreComedy and Romantic Comedy
Kazan's searing screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's Cain and Abel tale made an overnight star of James Dean and helped define the cinematic antihero. The gripping story of familial conflict is but one of the attractions, as Dean's thrilling performance and Kazan's use of oblique camera angles influenced a generation of filmmakers. The restored print is presented in conjunction with the Actor's Studios year-long celebration of Kazan's career.
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Underground documentarian and TFF vet Kowalski completes his The Fabulous Art of Surviving trilogy with East of Paradise, in which he attempts to draw a difficult parallel between his mother's post-WWII tenure in a Siberian gulag and his own stint of pornography and hard drugs in 70's New York City. In English and Polish. | Read MoreDocumentary
Taking place in the ex-Yugoslavia of the 1970s, a mother secretly celebrates Easter at home with her children when their father, an army officer and ingrained communist, discovers his family's clandestine festivities in Easter Eggs.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Fallout program. | Read More
Ten-year-old Viv is spending Easter Sunday the way she spends every Sunday—working with her dad on his boat while he gives whale-watching tours. While he’s on the upper deck leading the tour, Viv tends to the injured pelican that she and her father cared for at the research center. But a surprise visit from her estranged mother leads Viv to create a darkly symbolic way to mark the day. | Read More
Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth, Jessica Biel, and Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian) star in the comical tale of a young Englishman who brings his glamorous American bride home to meet his stuffy British parents. Based on the Noel Coward play. Always sublime, Scott Thomas scored nominations from the British Independent Film Awards and the London Critics Circle. | Read MoreComedy
At the Eating Disorder Clinic, fifteen-year-old Klara is about to eat lunch with four other youngsters under the supervision of nurses. They have thirty minutes to eat up. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
Award-winning screenwriter and Tony-nominated playwright McPherson crafts an exquisite atmospheric drama about a widower (Ciarán Hinds, Munich) who sees and hears strange things in his house. His life converges with a beautiful author of supernatural fiction (Iben Hjejle, High Fidelity) and a full-of-himself pop novelist (Aidan Quinn) at an international literary festival that will alter their lives in surprising ways. | Read MoreDrama
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
In this charming culinary comedy, Gregor is a distinguished chef who specializes in aphrodisiac dishes but can't seem to work his sensual magic on women. When the portly chef meets the delectable but married Eve, he gets a taste of true love. But can their shared gastronomical passions turn into something more substantial? | Read MoreDrama
Winner, Best Actress Award (Eileen Walsh). Taking a frank look at the slow disintegration of a marriage during the week before a couple's 10th anniversary, Recks catapults an intimate story from O'Brien's award-winning play onto the big screen while only enhancing its emotional impact.
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