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  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Directed By: Jean-Paul Salomé
  • Country: USA, France
When teenager Nicholas Barclay (Marc-André Grondin, C.R.A.Z.Y.) mysteriously resurfaces after he went missing three years ago, his sister (Emilie De Ravin, Lost) and mother (Ellen Barkin) welcome him back with open arms, but a no-nonsense FBI agent (Famke Janssen) is out to prove he's an imposter. Working from a true story, director Jean-Paul Salomé (Female Agents) delivers an unsettling psychological thriller—featuring an unforgettable performance by Barkin—that will keep you guessing. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: James Ponsoldt
  • Country: USA
When Mae (Emma Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
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  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeff Renfroe
  • Country: USA
A seemingly well-adjusted American accountant loses his job and becomes obsessed with terrorist plots and cable news propaganda. When an Islamic student moves in next door, the accountant's suspicions lead to shocking conclusions in this post-September 11 thriller starring Six Feet Under's Peter Krause. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 19 minutes
  • Directed By: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer
  • Country: USA
Contrapelo is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. By the end of the shave, the Barber will find out that he and the Capo are not so different.

Screening in Shorts Program: Handle With Care |Read More
Drama, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Steve Hoover
  • Country: USA
Crocodile Gennadiy, real-life, self-appointed savior, who works tirelessly to rescue homeless, drug-addicted youth from the streets of Mariupol, Ukraine. At the same time, he challenges dealers and abusers. Despite criticism, Gennadiy is determined to continue his work. Sundance Award-winning director Steve Hoover’s second feature is a bold portrait of a man on a mission. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, Documentary
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
  • Country: USA
Crypt TV’s Monster Madness features some of the best and biggest character shorts from the digital brand's scaremakers. From a stunningly terrifying protector of the bullied to a child’s toy that reveals horrors around every corner of a suburban home to the real life tale of a man whose body is stretched and pierced into a piece of daring art, Crypt shorts proudly embrace the horror lifestyle.

After the screening: A conversation with filmmaker Eli Roth, Crypt TV Chief Content Officer, Kate Krantz, and Crypt TV filmmakers Gabriel Younes, Anthony Melton, and Ben Franklin. Moderated by Crypt TV CEO & Co-Founder, Jack Davis. |Read More
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction


  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Directed By: Amir Naderi
  • Country: Japan
Award-winning Iranian filmmaker and TFF alum (Vegas: Based on a True Story) Amir Naderi travels to Tokyo to tell this striking, fiercely unconventional tale of a struggling young filmmaker, Shuji. Desperate to create great cinema, Shuji obtains financing for a few utterly forgettable pictures from his brother—who got the money from the mob. Now Shuji must repay his debts and test his love of the movies by working as a human punching bag for yakuza thugs. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Stefan Ruzowitzky
  • Country: USA
In the wintry countryside near Canada, a smooth-talking heist man and his femme fatale sister are on the run with a bag full of cash. With a deadly blizzard swirling around them, they split up to make a desperate dash for the border, but a twist of fate puts them on a collision course with a troubled ex-con and his family. Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Sissy Spacek, and Kris Kristofferson highlight the ace cast in this icy thriller. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Thriller


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