When you get married, you're not just getting a husband or wife-you get the family, the friends, even the exes. With crackling humor and sharp insights into modern relationships, writer/director Edward Burns tracks a newly wedded couple whose honeymoon period is upended by the arrival of the husband's wild-child baby sister and the crumbling marriage of the wife's meddlesome sister. Burns, Caitlin FitzGerald, Max Baker, Marsha Dietlein Bennett, and Kerry Bishé star. | Read More
When Niko went to visit his grandparents in the Philippines for the summer, he knew he would be exposed to a different culture. What he didn't expect, was to plunge headlong into an unseen world of magic and mystery. Now with the help of an exotic vampire girl and a host of other mystical creatures, he must overcome his own fears and embrace his destiny in order to save his grandparents from the forces of evil—an evil he had unwittingly unleashed. Join us for this special FREE sneak peek "work in progress" screening. Lines at BMCC begin 30 min. prior to the start of each screening. All seats are first-come, first-served. | Read MoreAnimation
Shoni Schimmel, a Umatilla Indian and one of the best high school basketball players in the country, dreams of being the first from her tribe to get a college scholarship. Shoni and her mother/coach Ceci battle together to redeem generations of struggle for their family and their people, but her hoop dreams are threatened after her family leaves the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
After the Movie (4/26, 6:30 only): Join director Jonathan Hock, executive producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, and Eileen O'Neill, Group President of Discovery & TLC Networks, and others for a discussion about the pressures on elite high school athletes and Shoni Schimmel's challenging journey as a Native American female athlete into the college sports arena. Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger.. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Our School follows three Roma (commonly known as Gypsy) children in a rural Transylvanian village who are among the pioneer participants in an initiative to integrate the ethnically segregated Romanian schools. Touching on issues ranging from institutionalized prejudice, public education, and the intractability of poverty, but always firmly rooted in the hypnotic rhythms and profound reality of the Roma community, Our School is a deeply affecting, often infuriating, and ultimately bittersweet story of tradition and progress. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary