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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 59 minutes
  • Country: USA
NETWORK: Netflix
Sneak Screening of two episodes from Season 2

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as Grace and Frankie, two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands Robert and Sol reveal they are gay and leave their wives for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, they form an unlikely bond to face an uncertain future together and discover a new definition of “family,” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

After the episodes: A conversation with stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Moderated by CBS Host and Editor-at-large of O Magazine, Gayle King. |Read More

Greenleaf web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 42 minutes
  • Country: USA

Oprah Winfrey joins fellow executive producers and cast members for the world premiere of OWN’s new original drama series Greenleaf from Lionsgate TV, debuting this June. Featuring Winfrey’s return to acting on television in a recurring role, the series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the powerful Greenleaf family and their Memphis megachurch where secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

After the episode: Conversation with executive producer and actress Oprah Winfrey; executive producers Craig Wright and Clement Virgo and actors Merle Dandridge, story editor and writer Erica Anderson , Keith David and Lynn Whitfield. Moderated by film critic, lecturer, and radio host Elvis Mitchell.

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Drama, African American Director(s)
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 58 minutes
  • Country: USA
Based on Margaret Atwood's acclaimed novel, The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of Gilead, a modern-day totalitarian society facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property. As one of the few fertile women, Offred is forced into sexual servitude in a desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In a society where one wrong word could end her life, Offred has one goal: survive and find the daughter taken from her.

After the episode: A conversation with executive producers Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Reed Morano and cast members Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, and Max Minghella. Moderated by editor-in-chief for Elle magazine, Robbie Myers. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Derik Murray and Adrian Buitenhuis
  • Country: Canada
Told through excerpts of his greatest performances, interviews with friends and family (including Ben Mendelsohn, Naomi Watts, Ang Lee, and Ben Harper), and the lens of his own camera, I Am Heath Ledger is an intimate celebration of the actor, artist, and icon. An artist of exceptional depth and courage, Ledger was equally talented behind the camera. This stirring documentary paints a rich portrait of one of the great artists of his generation.

After the episode: A conversation with directors Derik Murray, and Adrian Buitenhuis, and family/friends of the subject Matt Amato, Ashleigh Bell, and Kate Ledger. Moderated by Editorial Director for People and EW, Jess Cagle. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 50 minutes
  • Country: USA
The Last Defense explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of death row cases told over multiple episodes. In the case of a star college athlete convicted of shooting a father of two at point blank range, his attorneys race against the clock to get him a new trial before his execution date is set. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 59 minutes
  • Directed By: Vanessa Caswill
  • Country: UK
Set against the backdrop of a country divided, the story follows the four March sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy on their journey from childhood to adulthood under the guidance of their mother Marmee. Little Women is a coming-of-age story that is as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868. |Read More
Tff2017 lostandfound ceremony web


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 30 minutes
  • Country: USA
Stella and Ian are separating. But for this modern LA couple, that’s nothing to be sad or ashamed about. They decide to host an “un-wedding” party to celebrate. As friends and family descend on their home for the occasion, secrets are revealed and loyalties tested in this comedy-drama about family, friendship, and marriage from Executive Producers Haroula Rose and Melonie Diaz. With: Melonie Diaz, Will Janowitz, Jennifer LeFleur, Terence Nance, Avi Rothman, Laura Lee Botsacos, Abby Wathen, Nick Thurston, Haroula Rose, Ethan Gold. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Music, Female Screenwriter(s), TFF Alumni
Tff2017 manic sandravalde hansen web1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 17 minutes
  • Country: USA
After Aurora Carter, an Ivy League-bound, AP Exam enthusiast finds that her over-achieving obsessiveness lands her in a boarding school for kids with mental illnesses. Now she has a singular goal: prove she doesn’t belong with the rest of the freaks. Determined to fight the system, Aurora makes alliances with the other girls one by one and inspires them to take control of their lives. With: Shanice Williams, Dot-Marie Jones, Russell Andrews, Nicki Micheaux, VyVy Nguyen. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)


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