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Meadows web 1


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Karen Leigh Hopkins
  • Country: USA
Prim schoolteacher Miss Meadows (Katie Holmes) is not entirely what she appears. Underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides the soul of a vigilante, taking it upon herself to right the wrongs in this cruel world by whatever means necessary. Things get complicated, however, when Miss Meadows becomes romantically entangled with the town sheriff (James Badge Dale) and her moral compass is thrown off, begging the question: “Who is the real Miss Meadows and what is she hiding?” |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Crime, Thriller, Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
A more perfect union web new


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Directed By: Eric Drath
  • Country: USA
From the discovery of Reverend Jeremiah Wright's inciting sermons to Obama’s ‘A More Perfect Union’ speech, this short film uses interviews, archives, and a timeline to illustrate the behind-the-scenes drama during a make-or-break moment in the 2008 presidential campaign. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • Country: U.K.
A recently widowed woman (Anne Reid) becomes involved with a much younger man, who had been dating her daughter, in this superbly acted drama from the director of Notting Hill. Alwin Kuchler's exquisite photography ably abets a screenplay by Hanif Kureishi (My Beautiful Laundrette, The Buddha of Suburbia) that intelligently probes its central character's predicament without descending into sensationalism. |Read More
Mother web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Kadri Kousaar
  • Country: Estonia
This darkly comic, crime mystery set in small-town Estonia centers on Elsa, the full time caretaker of her comatose son, Lauri, and the locals, who are abuzz with rumors about who shot Lauri and why. But in this tight-knit town, where everyone seems to know everyone and everything except for what’s right under their nose, the world’s clumsiest crime may go unsolved. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Thriller, Female Screenwriter(s)
Mr church web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Directed By: Bruce Beresford
  • Country: USA
When a dying mother hires a talented cook (Eddie Murphy) to help take care of her young daughter, a lifelong friendship blooms, in this tender coming-of-age family drama by Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy). |Read More
Drama, Female Screenwriter(s)
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Following an assignment gone wrong in Tokyo, professional Taiwanese hitman Mr. Long (Chang Chen) finds himself stranded without a passport in a run-down Japanese village. So naturally Long does what any cold-hearted killer would do in his situation: befriend the locals and open a wildly popular noodle cart. Moving artfully between scenes of slickly choreographed violence and charming, whimsical drama, Japanese director SABU’s latest is a refreshing twist on the gangster genre, offering a surprisingly tender and heartwarming fable of redemption. |Read More
Drama, Comedy
Mulberry web 1


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 20 minutes
  • Directed By: Paul Stone
  • Country: USA
This cinematic portrait of Little Italy explores how a working class neighborhood of tenement buildings transformed into the third most expensive zip code in the United States. Part funny, part sad, the film investigates how gentrification and rent control are affecting the neighborhood’s long-term residents. |Read More
Documentary, New York, NY Director(s)
Themulberry bush web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 17 minutes
  • Directed By: Neil LaBute
  • Country: USA
Two men sit next to each other on an autumn day in Central Park. They make small talk about the weather and the joys of summer. When the conversation turns personal, however, it becomes clear that this is no random encounter, and they are headed toward a startling confrontation. |Read More
Drama, New York, NY Director(s)
Tff17 my art 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Laurie Simmons
  • Country: USA
For artist Ellie Shine (Laurie Simmons), age really isn’t anything but a number. Unhappy with where her career has gone, the single New Yorker flees upstate to recharge her creative spark away from the big city’s various distractions. There, she attracts the romantic interests of three men who accompany Ellie on an odd and unexpected journey toward finding her late-blooming artistic momentum. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker


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