THE DAY AFTER
An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, The Day After begins as a darkly hilarious story of a man embroiled in extramarital entanglements but soon shifts—in a way only Hong can manage—into a heartfelt portrayal of a young woman on a quest for spiritual fulfillment.
LAILA AT THE BRIDGE
Laila at the Bridge takes the viewer on a harrowing journey to Kabul’s dark underpass, following a woman who attempts to save as many drug addicts as she can.
JEWEL'S CATCH ONE
The story of famed Los Angeles nightclub Catch One and its owner Jewel Thais-Williams, who defied all odds and provided a safe space for both black and LGBT communities.
OWNED: A TALE OF TWO AMERICAS
Owned: A Tale of Two Americas is a fever dream vision into the dark history behind the US housing economy. Tracking its overtly racist beginnings to its unbridled commoditization, the film exposes a foundational story few Americans understand as their own.
I'VE GOT A LITTLE PROBLEM
I’ve Got a Little Problem chronicles internationally renowned photographer and poet Ren Hang’s struggle with Chinese censorship, painful public scrutiny, and manic depression, that eventually sent his life spiraling out of control.
NEIL GAIMAN: DREAM DANGEROUSLY
Follow Neil Gaiman, author of Sandman, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book, on his final signing
tour. Featuring interviews with Amanda Palmer, George RR Martin, Bill Hader, and
Michael Sheen, Neil Gaiman: Dream
Dangerously chronicles the author’s journey from myth-loving child to one
of the most popular writers in the world.
THE ISSUE OF MR. O'DELL
The Issue of Mr. O’Dell examines the lifelong work of a pioneering civil rights organizer Jack ODell, who was a close colleague and advisor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but was ousted from King's organization after President Kennedy named him the number five Communist in America.
MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS
Milford Graves Full Mantis is a feature-length portrait of renowned percussionist Milford Graves, oscillating from present to past and weaving intimate glimpses of the artist’s complex cosmology with blistering performances from around the globe, exploring his kaleidoscopic creativity and relentless curiosity.
HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING
2019 ACADEMY AWARD® Nominee for Best Documentary Feature. Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously a testament to dreaming - despite the odds.
TIP OF MY TONGUE
Twelve New Yorkers born in the early 1960s across several continents “visit” every year of their lives in a brash, self-reflexive experiment about what it’s meant to live in America over the last half century.
EN EL SEPTIMO DIA (On The Seventh Day)
A fiction feature about a group of undocumented immigrants from Puebla, Mexico who live in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. En el Séptimo Día (On the Seventh Day) is both timely for our current immigration debate and an exciting enjoyable film to watch.
HOW TO RUST
From the Sensory Ethnography Lab at Harvard University comes a postindustrial fable told in iron, rocks, and wood. A unique look at Detroit artist Olayami Dabls’ installation “Iron Teaching Rocks How to Rust”
Tensions rise as a group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. Directed by Valeska Grisebach and produced by Maren Ade, the film played at NYFF, TIFF and Cannes.
INTO THE HINTERLANDS
The Detroit-based performance ensemble, The Hinterlands, practice a form of ecstatic training which they see as a provocation towards the unknown. The “hinterlands” evokes an unknown space both physical and imaginary whose mystery is its very source of generation and from which true creativity emerges. Their practice is one of ecstatic play, of finding the edge of one’s balance, and the limits of one’s body.
ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE
From master director Hong Sangsoo comes his most personal film to date, On The Beach at Night Alone. Starring Kim Minhee ()—in the role that won her the Silver Bear for best actress in Berlin.
DANCING WITH MARIA
Maria is an elderly Argentinian dancer. In her Buenos Aires studio, she welcomes dancers from all walks of life, including women and men with physical and mental impairments, and arranges integrated dance groups.
SPIRITS OF REBELLION: Black Independent Cinema from Los Angeles
Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema from UCLA documents the lives and work of a small critically acclaimed group of black filmmakers and media artists known as the Los Angeles Rebellion, the first collective of minority filmmakers that aimed to reimagine the production process to represent, reflect on, and enrich the day to day lives of people in their own communities.
THE MODERN JUNGLE
A genre-bending portrait of globalization, we follow a Mexican Zoque shaman and his encounters with outside forces—from capitalism, to the culture of cinema, and the directors themselves.