A mesmerizing fantasy adventure set on a planet whose life force, a gigantic coiling tree called Axis, is mysteriously drying up. Kaena (Kirsten Dunst), a spirited young woman, defies her tribe's superstitions, leaving home to discover what is threatening her people's way of life. France's first 3D CGI feature is visually stunning and also features the vocal talents of Richard Harris, Angelica Huston and Keith David. |Read More
Soccer stars were at the center of the scene in the glamorous nightlife meccas of 1980s Brazil. But in their midst, one of the biggest sports celebrities of his generation harbored a secret: He had never played a single game. |Read MoreComedy, Documentary, Sports
A man drags his girlfriend to the hospital for an abortion, but while sitting in a waiting room, he meets a girl who just might change his mind. A short and sharp comedy with a poignant edge.
Screening in Shorts Program: Soul Survivors |Read MoreDrama
Journey across Africa in search of Kanju, “creativity born of struggle.” Visit a floating school rising from the slums of Makoko. Witness President Obama's historic speech in Nairobi from the press pit. This uplifting, immersive documentary seamlessly layers traditional narrative techniques and 360° live action. Feel the power of storytelling merged with technology and rediscover Africa as the bright continent.
Inspired by "The Bright Continent" by Dayo Olopade. |Read MoreFemale Director(s)
Karen is an app that mixes together gaming, storytelling, and psychological profiling. Karen is a life coach and she’s happy to help you work through a few things in your life. As soon as you launch Karen, she will ask you some questions about your outlook on the world. As she becomes more and more curious, Karen starts to identify things about you that she shouldn’t know. Where exactly is this going to end? |Read MoreTransmedia
Karpotrotter is a road movie about place, time, and memory, as well as an homage to filmmaker Karpo Godina, whose work flourished during the Black Wave of Yugoslavian filmmaking in the 1960s. Director Matjaž Ivanišin retraces the footsteps of his compatriot’s journey, interlacing Godina’s original Super 8mm footage with folklore music, landscape imagery, and contemporary portraits of the local villagers. |Read MoreExperimental, First Time Filmmaker
Kassim "The Dream" Ouma went from Ugandan child soldier to world champion boxer. In this gripping tale of survival and determination, Kassim proves that even against all odds, a man can achieve his dreams and turn tragedy into inspiration. |Read MoreSports, Documentary
In this Academy Award®-nominated film, one of Europe's master filmmakers has finally been able to depict the suffering resulting from one of the darkest episodes of the 20th century: the 1940 slaughter of Poland's 15,000-man officer corps, which claimed the life of Wajda's father. |Read MoreDrama
Trumpet legend Clark Terry has mentored jazz wonders like Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, but his most unlikely friendship is with Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano player with uncanny talent but debilitating nerves. As Justin prepares for the most pivotal moment in his budding career, Terry’s ailing health threatens his own. Charming and nostalgic, Alan Hicks’ melodic debut celebrates an iconic musician while introducing an emerging star of equal vibrancy. |Read MoreDocumentary, Music, First Time Filmmaker