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2017 FILM GUIDE

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ROCK'N ROLL

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 123 minutes
  • Directed By: Guillaume Canet
  • Country: France
Real-life couple Guillaume Canet and Marion Cotillard play themselves in this satirical comedy about a couple dealing with aging in the limelight. After Guillaume gets told by a co-star that he’s just not that cool anymore, he goes to increasingly extreme lengths to prove her wrong, putting his happy domestic life to the test. | Read More
Comedy, Music
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SAMBá

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzman
  • Country: Dominican Republic
Cisco has his back against the ropes. After spending 15 years in an American jail, he’s returned to the Dominican Republic yet is unable to get a job, a problem compounded by his mother’s ailing health and his younger brother’s delinquent habits. To make money, he’s resorted to illegal street fighting. But Cisco finds a possible salvation in Nichi, an Italian ex-boxer who sees dollar signs in Cisco’s gritty fighting skills. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Sports, Female Screenwriter(s), Latino Director(s)
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SATURDAY CHURCH

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Damon Cardasis
  • Country: USA
14-year-old Ulysses is a shy and effeminate teen being raised in the Bronx by his strict Aunt Rose. He finds escape in a rich fantasy life of music and dance, and soon with a vibrant transgender youth community called Saturday Church. Damon Cardasis’ directorial debut is a rousing celebration of one boy’s search for his identity. | Read More
Drama, Music, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, LGBT
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THE SENSITIVES

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Drew Xanthopoulos
  • Country: USA
Meet the Sensitives, people who are debilitatingly sensitive to modern life—electricity, chemicals, you name it. Their symptoms and coping mechanisms might vary, but they all face the unusual and heartbreaking choice of either living in dangerous and uncertain conditions with their loved ones, or in physical and technological isolation. Director Drew Xanthopoulos captures their lives in cinematic verite style. | Read More
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker, Environmental
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SHADOWMAN

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Oren Jacoby
  • Country: USA
In the early 1980s, Richard Hambleton was New York City’s precursor to Banksy, a rogue street artist whose silhouette paintings haunted the sides of Manhattan buildings. Like so many other geniuses of his time, he fell victim to drug addiction, even as his work continued to rise in both demand and value. Shadowman doubles as both a time capsule of a forgotten New York City era, and a redemption story. | Read More
Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), TFF Alumni
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SON OF SOFIA

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Directed By: Elina Psykou
  • Country: France, Greece, Bulgaria
Set during the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, 11-year-old Misha is travelling from Russia to live with his mother in Athens in the home of an elderly Greek man she works for. When he learns this man is actually his new father, Misha runs away but doesn’t have the stomach for life on the streets. Returning to his new home, he clings to the stories he grew up with, melding them with reality to create a dark urban fairytale. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
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A SUITABLE GIRL

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra
  • Country: USA, India
Dipti, Amrita and Ritu are all young, modern women in India looking to get married—some desperately, some reluctantly. A Suitable Girl follows them over the course of four years as they juggle family, career and friends, intimately capturing their thoughts on arranged marriage, giving them a voice, and offering a unique perspective into the nuances of this institution. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Asian American Director(s), TFF Alumni
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SUPER DARK TIMES

  • Section: Midnight
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Kevin Phillips
  • Country: USA
Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence in Kevin Phillips’ atmospheric ‘90s-set mystery-thriller. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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SWEET VIRGINIA

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Jamie M. Dagg
  • Country: USA
Jon Bernthal, Rosemarie DeWitt, Imogen Poots, Odessa Young, and a spectacular Christopher Abbott star in this gritty neo-Western with echoes of the early Coen Brothers: a burglary-homicide rattles the residents of a small Alaska town. Jamie M. Dagg’s sophomore feature is a haunting drama about the predator in each of us, and the prices we pay to start over. | Read More
Drama, Thriller
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TAKE ME

  • Section: Spotlight Narrative
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Pat Healy
  • Country: USA
Ray is in the boutique simulated abduction business. It’s an understandably threadbare market, so he jumps at the chance when a mysterious call contracts him for a weekend kidnapping with a handsome payday at the end. But the job isn't all that it seems. A black comedy that threads the needle between crime thriller and slapstick farce, Take Me is as twisty as it is funny. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, Comedy, First Time Filmmaker

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