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Honest liar  an web 1


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein
  • Country: USA
Renowned magician James “The Amazing” Randi has been wowing audiences with his jaw-dropping illusions, escapes, and sleight of hand for over 50 years. Now he has made it his mission to expose the simple tricks charlatans have borrowed from magicians to swindle the masses. An Honest Liar chronicles Randi’s best debunkings, with a little help from interviewees including Penn Jillette, Bill Nye, and “Mythbuster” Adam Savage. |Read More
Documentary, NY Director(s), Returning Filmmaker, First Time Filmmaker
Honeymoon web 1 cs


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Leigh Janiak
  • Country: USA
What begins as a happy honeymoon for Bea (Rose Leslie) and Paul (Harry Treadaway) takes a sinister turn when Bea disappears and is discovered the next day naked in the woods with no memory of how she got there. Soon, Bea begins an escalating shift from a carefree young woman to a cold, distant, and calculating one. Supernatural forces may be at work, but they uncannily echo anxieties that come with a new marriage in Leigh Janiak’s domestic drama. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
Tff17 hounds of love mc dermot michael 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 108 minutes
  • Directed By: Ben Young
  • Country: Australia
Dark forces lurk behind the sunny façade of an unassuming Australian suburb in Ben Young's stylish directorial debut. This ‘80s-set true crime thriller follows 17-year-old Vicki on the night she's abducted by a disturbed couple. While bound to a bed inside of the kidnappers’ home and subjected to psychological and physical torture, Vicki must find a way to drive a wedge between her unhinged captors and escape by any means necessary. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, First Time Filmmaker
Hoz web1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Sandy Chronopoulos
  • Country: USA
Zac Posen rocketed to fashion stardom at a young age with his unique design aesthetic and charismatic presence, becoming one the most recognizable faces in the business today. But like any journey to great success it hasn't come without cost. Sandy Chronopoulos’ film looks past the glamor of the red carpet and the runway to shine a light on the trials and tribulations of running one of the country’s most successful fashion houses.

After the Premiere Screening: A conversation with director Sandy Chronopoulos and the film’s subject Zac Posen. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, First Time Filmmaker
Tff17 i am evidence 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Geeta Gandbhir and Trish Adlesic
  • Country: USA
Every year in cities around the United States, it is estimated that hundreds of thousands of rape kits are left untested in police storage facilities. Produced by Mariska Hargitay, I AM EVIDENCE exposes this shocking reality, bringing attention to the way in which police have historically processed sexual assault cases. Through an exploration of survivors’ accounts, the film sheds light on these disturbing statistics, and shows what can be achieved when evidence—and the individuals it represents—are treated with the respect we all deserve. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
Just before i go web


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Courteney Cox
  • Country: USA
Seann William Scott plays Ted Morgan, a down-on-his-luck everyman who has decided he’s had enough of the hard knocks life has thrown his way. But before saying his final adieu, Ted returns to his hometown to right a few wrongs. Enter a zany cast of characters, played by Rob Riggle, Olivia Thirlby, and Garret Dillahunt, who, whilst royally messing up his scheme, manage to teach him a few clumsy but ultimately valuable lessons. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, First Time Filmmaker
Karpotrotter web 1


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 50 minutes
  • Directed By: Matjaž Ivanišin
  • Country: Slovenia
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 More
Experimental, First Time Filmmaker
Keep on keepin on web


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Alan Hicks
  • Country: USA
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 More
Documentary, Music, First Time Filmmaker
Tff17 keep the change 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Rachel Israel
  • Country: USA
In a support group, David—a smooth talker struggling to hide his disability—meets a woman with similar learning challenges, and they quickly forge an intimate bond. Starring a cast of nonprofessional actors on the autism spectrum, Keep the Change details an underrepresented community with authenticity, optimism and humor. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
Tff17 the last animals kate brooks 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Kate Brooks
  • Country: USA, U.K.
Photojournalist Kate Brooks turns her lens from war zones to a new kind of genocide in this sweeping and sobering film. As the single-digit population of the Northern White Rhino ticks closer to extinction, Brooks exposes the epidemic of highly effective poachers and trafficking syndicates, and the heroic efforts of conservationists, park rangers, and scientists to protect these majestic creatures. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, First Time Filmmaker, Environmental


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