Mohammed El Kurd is a Palestinian teenager growing up in the heart of East Jerusalem, but when his family is forced to give up a part of their home to Israeli settlers, local residents begin peaceful protests and in a surprising turn, are quickly joined by scores of Israeli supporters in My Neighbourhood.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Help Wanted program. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Paul's life is good. He has a gig teaching literature at Yale, and he just moved in with his longtime girlfriend, finally shedding his casually sinister roommate, Nancy. There's just one thing. Paul left an item of great importance at his old apartment, and Nancy doesn't want to give it back. …Paul's life is about to unravel. Debuting director Andrew Semans skillfully orchestrates a minor annoyance into an all-consuming obsession in this smart, stunning psychodrama. | Read MoreRelationships
Bring the whole family to this free Family Day screening and introduce a new generation to Wolfgang Petersen's beloved classic fantasy adventure. Shy schoolboy Bastian Bux escapes his bullies through a magical book called The Neverending Story, and soon he's drawn into an incredible world of Rock Biters and Luck Dragons, Swamps of Sadness and a destructive force called The Nothing that threatens to destroy the entire kingdom of Fantasia. Delving into the story of young hero warrior Atreyu, Bastian discoveres that he may actually hold the key to rescuing Fantasia. | Read More
The term "off-label" refers to the use of pharmaceuticals in any way counter to their prescribed dosage and function. Weaving together the powerful, personal stories of misdiagnosed patients, professional guinea pigs, recreational drug users, and soldiers struggling with PTSD, Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher (October Country) expose the breadth of off-label drug use and take us on an emotional road trip through an overmedicated, misdiagnosed, and drug-addled America. | Read MoreDocumentary
Achieving greatness in high school wrestling requires a level of devotion unmatched perhaps by any other sport. That greatness has become a yearly expectation at Lake Stevens High, winner of seven Washington state championships in the past 10 years. Narrated by Lake Stevens wrestling alum Chris Pratt (Moneyball), this riveting documentary follows the team over the course of a season as they fight through injuries and academic issues to maintain their school's legacy. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
The PS22 chorus from Staten Island became world famous after their YouTube videos went viral. This feel-good documentary follows them to their big performance as the closing act at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, where creative differences, lost voices, and homesickness threaten their performance. Can these 5th graders entertain the entertainment elite? | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
This heartfelt documentary explores people's conflicted relationships with dogs and inspires us to rethink how we treat them. From a man who spends a fortune to defend his dogs in court, to a woman who can't turn away a stray, from pet loss support groups to rescuers who take on difficult-to-place dogs and save them from death row, this is a film about love, loss, betrayal, and hope. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Three Mexican immigrants who risk their lives every day rappelling down some of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago reveal their thoughts about work, mortality, and the people they observe inside the high-rises they clean in Paraíso.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Help Wanted program. | Read MoreDocumentary
Ballet shoes are worn by delicate girls, but they're crafted by burly men whose hands tell another story in The Perfect Fit.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Long Story Short program. | Read MoreDocumentary
An ordinary suburban mom carefully plans a life-changing trip to Paris, but when her plans go terribly awry, she finds herself alone on the banks of the Seine wondering why the city of dreams cannot magically fill her life with meaning in Picture Paris.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Escape Clause program. | Read More