Following the tsunami that claimed the lives of his parents, Adirake searches for the white elephant his mother spoke of in this coming-of-age story.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Fallout program. |Read More
Alekesam is the story of Hugh Masekela, an international jazz icon and apartheid activist who was exiled from his homeland South Africa for 30 years, and his son Selema, who attempts to embrace the roots of his identity through music and reconnect with his father.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Triptych program. |Read MoreDocumentary, Music
Professional poker player Uriel has been on a real hot streak—with the ladies—since his marriage fizzled out. But in between growing his online gambling business and helping to raise his kids, Uriel has rediscovered his old pre-marriage flame, Gloria…. Starring the great Valeria Bertuccelli (XXY) and Oscar-winning songwriter Jorge Drexler, this romantic comedy from Daniel Burman (Lost Embrace) unfolds in the acclaimed director's signature style: poignant, natural, and bitingly funny. |Read MoreComedy, Relationships
A young Irishman traveling All That Way For Love across the African continent to get to his doctor girlfriend hitches a ride with a nomadic older couple and becomes embroiled in their complicated history.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Fallout program. |Read MoreDrama
In the man-made water passages of hyper-modern Singapore, a seemingly innocent activity triggers a mysterious event, which leads to a search and eventual surrender.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes program. |Read MoreDocumentary
In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own. Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt star in TFF alum Travis Fine's (The Space Between) touching and occasionally incendiary drama. |Read More
Join writer, director, and actor Julie Delpy for a discussion of her new film, 2 Days in New York, the follow-up story to her well-received 2 Days in Paris. We follow Marion (Delpy), now split from Jack and living in New York with their child. Her family decides to visit, and she's unaware that the cultural differences between her new American boyfriend (Chris Rock), her father, and her sister Rose—added to the stress of her upcoming photo exhibition—will make for an explosive mix. |Read More
Join filmmaker Bradley Rust Gray (The Exploding Girl) and actor Riley Keough (The Runaways) for a discussion of their new drama, Jack and Diane. The film follows two teenage girls, Jack (Keough) and Diane (Juno Temple), who meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. When Diane reveals she must soon leave the city for school in Europe, their budding relationship is put to the test. Weaving horror elements into a distinctive yet universal love story, Gray brings his unique vision to this idiosyncratic story of the joys and terrors of first love. |Read More