When U.S. President Ronald Reagan makes a visit to his ancestral home in Ireland, the tiny, anonymous Tipperary village is thrust into the world spotlight. Ballyporeen would never be the same. |Read MoreComedy, Documentary
Thirty years after being taken away from her parents by the state and given up for adoption, singer-songwriter Jenni Alpert went searching for her birth father. She finally finds him: homeless, toothless, addicted. And a musician, just like her. |Read MoreDocumentary, Music, Female Director(s)
Eleven-year-old Ophelia has never been kissed, but she has the perfect plan to remedy that. She finds a suitable candidate—Tommy Lemenchick—and at school the following day, he describes how he became a seventh-grade legend. |Read MoreComedy, Drama, First Time Filmmaker
Hula Girl is the untold story behind one of the biggest fads in modern American history. At 94 years of age, Joan Anderson has waited 50 years to prove that “a gentleman’s handshake ” was hardly a deal and it’s time to set the record straight.
|Read MoreDocumentary, Female Director(s)
From 1965 to the present, M. Elaine and Cassandra Bromfield, two black women, made joyful documents of their lives in Brooklyn’s Lindsay Park Housing Cooperative on 8-mm film. Into My Life pays tribute to their drive for self-preservation and self-representation, highlighting the memories, identities, and relationships housed within their archive. |Read MoreNew York, Experimental, Documentary, Music, Female Director(s), NY Director(s)