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  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Country: USA
In this over-the-top comedy, a 30-something gay man becomes involved with one of his most unsuccessful one-night stands-without either of them realizing they have met before. This at times raunchy romantic adventure features standout performances by Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, and Chris Kattan, and a hoedown. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Pamela Romanowsky
  • Country: USA
Elliott (James Franco), a once-successful novelist inflicted with writer’s block and an Adderall addiction strives to escape his problems by delving into the world of a high-profile murder case. Amber Heard, Ed Harris, and Cynthia Nixon co-star in this adaptation of Elliott's best-selling memoir. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Thriller, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)


  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Ben Thompson
In this magical tale set in Uruguay, a cheerful and dynamic eleven-year-old named Obdulio sells newspapers and lives with his grandmother and two sisters. Everyone tries to convince him to go to school, but he proclaims his "working man" status. One night, he meets a watchman who is full of magical visions and gifts. Reminiscent of Cinema Paradiso and the films of Fellini, this gem for viewers of all ages is a celebration of life, the beauty of friendship, and the magic of knowledge. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 6 minutes
  • Directed By: Andinh Ha and Tati Barrantes
  • Country: Thailand
Following the tsunami that claimed the lives of his parents, Adirake searches for the white elephant his mother spoke of in this coming-of-age story.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Fallout program. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Scott Coffey
  • Country: USA
Amy (Emma Roberts) is naïve, awkward and anxious to get her poetry career off of the ground. She begrudgingly accepts a job at the local sex shop, Adult World, while pursuing a surefire kick-start for her success: a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings (the hilarious John Cusack). As Amy’s world melds with that of Adult World, she slowly learns that inspiration can be found in the most improbable places. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Directed By: Radu Jude
  • Country: Romania, Bulgaria
Winner of Best Director at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival and shot in savory black-and-white, Radu Jude’s Aferim! offers a rare and gripping glimpse into the political and religious landscape of nineteenth-century Romania. While traveling across the Wallachian countryside to hunt down a fugitive gypsy slave in 1835, an autumnal police officer and his young son encounter a variety of different natives, each with their own prejudices and opinions on the state of their nation. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2003
  • Runtime: 64 minutes
  • Country: Iran
An honest look at a war-ravaged land after the fall of the Taliban, going beyond the now-clichéd images of so many recent films. Actress/director Maleknasr travels the country interviewing a wide range of Afghans who, despite the turmoil and suffering they have endured, poignantly voice their collective dreams for their nation's future. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 3 minutes
  • Directed By: Jay Rosenblatt
  • Country: USA
Impending doom permeates this gothic meditation on anxiety. Found-footage veteran Jay Rosenblatt has created an at once beautiful and cryptic montage based on Jeanne Marie Beaumont's poem by the same name, which consists of questions, to which the response is always "afraid so." Similarly, Rosenblatt's visual poem starts out innocuous, but gradually devolves into a suffocating puzzle with only one possible answer... |Read More


  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: USA
When wrongfully convicted men are freed based on DNA evidence their lives do not automatically go back to normal. Instead they must rebuild their lives without benefit of any official help or even expunged records. An ex-cop jailed for a crime he did not commit and a man who was on death row are among the former prisoners profiled. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Steven Lippman and Michael Civille
  • Country: USA
Three old friends meet for an afternoon of furniture moving, petty theft, and fortune telling, but when the tealeaves are read, a hint of menace is predicted before the day is over. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 36 minutes
  • Directed By: Nadia Hallgren
  • Country: USA
Strong Puerto Rican women forced to flee the island after Hurricane Maria have bonded like family in a FEMA hotel in the Bronx. They seek stability in their new life as forces try to pull them apart. |Read More
New York, Documentary


  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman
  • Country: USA
In the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, filmmakers embedded with students and parents whose lives were forever changed—from quiet hours of grief and reflection to those of political awakening. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching
  • Country: USA
Close to 80,000 Syrian refugees live in the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan. After Spring immerses us in the rhythms of the camp: from a pop-up pizza shop to a school where a taekwondo master teaches martial arts to the children. Executive produced by Jon Stewart, this is a fascinating journey through the camp’s physical and human landscapes. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), Latino Director(s), Asian American Director(s)


  • Runtime: 90 minutes
HBO's Entourage has introduced viewers to the omnipresent Hollywood agent. Meet the real-life "masters of Hollywood" who represent Hollywood's leading figures and who, some say, hold the future of filmed entertainment in their hands. Moderator: Georg Szalai (Hollywood Reporter) Panelist(s): Jeremy Barber (United Talent Agency), Cassian Elwes (William Morris Independent), Arianna Bocco (Gersh Agency) |Read More


  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Alexandra Lipsitz
  • Country: USA
Fueled by pure rock energy, this doc chronicles the unlikely birth of the U.S. Air Guitar Championship and the intense rivalries that develop on the way to the event in Finland. Also featured are jam sessions and interviews with notable air guitarists and the "airheads" who follow them. |Read More
Comedy, Documentary, Music