The second place winner of the Heineken Audience Award - Narrative is A Birder's Guide to Everything.
On the eve of his widowed father’s second wedding, fifteen-year-old David Portnoy (Kodi Smit-McPhee) leads the stalwart members of his local Young Birders Society on a rollicking, interstate search for an extremely rare duck. Marvelous supporting performances by Ben Kingsley and
James LeGros color Rob Meyer's feature film debut, a poignant, funny and ultimately winning look at the moments that change even the most intensely focused lives. | Read More
In the years following September 11, the black redaction stripe has become a familiar sight to most Americans. Secrecy probes the roots of the United States' culture of classification-and its consequences. | Read MoreDocumentary
James and his dad use Irish as a secret language to discuss their secret spy business. They must never let James' mother know about their covert missions. But soon everything will be thrown into the open and life will never be the same again. In English and Gaelic. | Read More
Winner of best picture and best director Césars, this remarkable depiction of a family of North African immigrants in a decaying port town in southern France introduces a large group of characters you'll soon warm
to as members of your own family-except they make better couscous. | Read More
This spiritual road-trip follows the real-life path of Dan Brown's book The Da Vinci Code. Interweaving the themes and ideas of the novel, Secrets of the Code explores the past and the present-and holds out hope for the future. The festival will present a 25-minute sneak peak of this work-in-progress, followed by a discussion with director Jonathan Stack and Secrets of the Code author Dan Burstein.
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