FEATURED FILMS


ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF FILMS

SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Laura Stewart

A short story about old age, as told by my 93-year-old grandmother.

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Geeta Gandbhir and Blair Foster

In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Victor Ghizaru

Winding around the dusty, mirage-soaked roads of Burkina Faso on their donkey carts, two young brothers transport soil in this jaunty slice-of-life film. Layered...

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Pietra Brettkelly

Meet a small entourage of brave Afghan cinephiles who have hidden and preserved thousands of hours of film footage.

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Andrew Laurich

A small film about a big dilemma.

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Dana O’Keefe

An American revolutionary updates his place in history in this radically inventive and modern bio-pic. Shown in 2012.

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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Composed by Nolan Gasser, Directed by Jarred Alterman

Inspired by Marie Hull's famous painting of the same name, An American Citizen Filmmaker depicts the life Mississippian John Wesley Washington, who was born into...

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Ja'Tovia Gary

An invocation and a meditation on transcendence as a means of restoration and resistance.

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Naima Ramos-Chapman

A young woman struggles with her sense of self, family and love in the aftermath of sexual assault in this hybrid documentary, personal essay and magical realist...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Alex Myung

Sometimes escaping into life's adventures isn't enough.

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Lovisa Sirén

Mika is auditioning male actors for her first feature, and they are all well-established alpha dogs in the film business. The situation turns more sour as their...

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THURSDAY AUG 18, 2016
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Jeff Feuerzeig

Outed as “it” boy JT Leroy, Laura Albert, a former punk rocker and new mom tells her story.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Steve Collins

A mysterious stranger tries to get inside a man's house to tell an avant garde joke.

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MONDAY AUG 1, 2016
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Joss Whedon

Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but when the peacekeeping program becomes hostile, The Avengers go into action to try and defeat a...

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Sol Friedman

It's never too late to abandon your faith.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Joanna Arnow

A perpetually awkward third wheel, Joanna inserts herself into the relationship of her more charismatic roommate Isabel. The mismatched threesome becomes...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Katie Nash

A playful experiment using motion tracking and 3D animation.

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FRIDAY JUL 15, 2016
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Jesse Epstein

An industrial ruin makes way for a casino

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Neistat Brothers

An average of 8,300 bicycles are reported stolen each year in New York. Long time bike advocates the Neistat Brothers wanted to know how this is possible, so one...

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Jennifer Reeder

This short narrative chronicles a week in the lives of three teenage girls, from different social circles, who form a bond in the week leading up to the school...

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Kirsten Lepore

Animated on location at a beach, in snow, and underwater, this heartbreaking stop-motion short details a transoceanic love affair between two adorable bumps trading...

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Leah Shore

Made with love.

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THURSDAY JUL 21, 2016
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Jean Counet

Through a Skype call the daily life, dreams and fears of a family in Eastern-Ukraine is revealed while the bombs are falling in the background.

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THURSDAY JUN 30, 2016
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Kirsten Johnson

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson is a deeply poetic memoir culled from footage shot while working on other films.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Phuong Mai Nguyen

Hugo’s mother is back home. The day after, when Hugo wakes up, he finds black feathers all over his house.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Matija Pisačić

Not of this world!

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TUESDAY JUL 12, 2016
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Amy Heckerling

A rich high school (Alicia Silverstone) student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity (Brittany Murphy)

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Ben Ibrahim Riesman

A powerful experimental documentary about the filmmakers experience in Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001.

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SATURDAY OCT 29, 2016
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Henry Selick

While exploring her new home, a girl named Coraline (Dakota Fanning) discovers a secret door, behind which lies an alternate world that closely mirrors her own but,...

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MONDAY AUG 22, 2016
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Ryan Coogler

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Merete Mueller

Plus-sized pole dancer Roslyn Mays navigates newfound media attention and various types of public exposure.

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TUESDAY MAY 24, 2016
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Andrew Cohn

An intimate, behind-the-scenes adventure with famed rapper Danny Brown as he plays his hometown, Detroit.

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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The Manhattan Company (Alex Kliment, Michael Tucker and Dana O’Keefe)

A late night conversation with one of Gotham's last, dying phonebooths.

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THURSDAY JUL 21, 2016
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David Haines

Mobile phone footage of gay and lesbian 'exorcisms' in evangelical churches in the U.S. is reversed and the subsequent phonetic reversal used as the basis for a song...

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Darius Clark Monroe

Some things must die to live.

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Lori Felker

A short film about losing things in the edits of life.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Marcin Podolec

A portrait of a father whose adult children live their own lives far away from him.

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Kareem Tabsch and Joey Daoud

The incredibly true story of a man's romantic and sexual love affair with a dolphin.

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FRIDAY JUL 22, 2016
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Jerzy Sladkowski

A 4-sided love triangle, complete with autism & neuroses in the Russian city Nizhny Novgorod.

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FRIDAY AUG 19, 2016
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Kris Avedisian

Stranded in his hometown, a favor from Peter’s old friend becomes a long van ride into the past.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Steve Collins

Dr. Meertz has unconventional methods. John doesn't like them.

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Nina Gantz

A dark comedy about a man with cannibalistic urges who travels back through his life, looking for the root of his unhappiness.

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Benh Zeitlin

A rollicking high seas adventure featuring a mixture of sophisticated animation and live action chicken-creatures, with an egg beater Ahab going down the giblet to a...

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Razan Ghalayini

VIMEO STAFF PICK - In 2007, five men were arrested and accused of plotting to attack the Fort Dix military base near Trenton, New Jersey. Among them were the...

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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Katarzyna Gondek

The world's largest sacral miniature park resident.

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SATURDAY APR 8, 2017
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Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

When Dory suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Ben Meinhardt

Your favorite wild giraffe meets an elderly woman.

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Karen Vazquez-Guadarrama

Flower of a thousand colours is an intimate slice of the life of Emiliana, a loving mother who struggles every day with her rough environment: a Bolivian mining camp.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Peter Larsson

Forgotten Reason is a stop motion animated film about a group of lost bodies who wander through a forest towards an open field. A gathering with an unclear purpose...

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WEDNESDAY AUG 3, 2016
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Rosemary Meyers

Greta’s bubble of obscure loserdom bursts at an unwanted surprise party with her whole school

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Ninja Thyberg

Girls & Boys is a color-bursting high school-comedy, in a world where gender-roles are reversed.

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Alexa Haas, Bernardo Britto

The true story of a glove that's been floating in space since 1968.

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Jarrod Welling-Cann and Erick Stoll

In a gentrifying neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, white amusement threatens black livelihood.

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SATURDAY JUL 9, 2016
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Matthew Conboy

The origins, influence and ultimate closure of one of Brooklyn's best DIY music venues.

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Peter Sillen

Grand Luncheonette documents the final days of one of 42nd streets unforgettable lunch counters. The closing of Fred Hakim's hot dog stand marks the end stage of...

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Brian Lonano

A disgusting love story between a man and a goblin.

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Efren Hernandez

Larry and Barry are the world's oldest living conjoined twins.

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Ben Petrie

Her Friend Adam

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SUNDAY MAY 22, 2016
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Will Allen

Just out of college, Will Allen, a young idealist filmmaker, joined a secretive spiritualist community led by a charismatic guru. With his camera in hand, he...

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Daniel Mulloy

As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Maximilien Van der Aertryck and Axel Danielson

Hopptornet (Ten Meter Tower) is an entertaining study of the human in a vulnerable position.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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John Wilson

English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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John Wilson

Seems like a great day for a walk. Seems like a good-- hey doggy! Shown in 2013.

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SATURDAY JUN 18, 2016
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Taika Waititi

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, a defiant city kid starts fresh in the New Zealand countryside.

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FRIDAY AUG 12, 2016
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Josh Locy

A darkly comic tale of unlikely friendship with an indelible central performance by Andre Royo.

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SATURDAY DEC 17, 2016
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Ken Loach

After a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Casimir Nozkowski

A documentary about how distant a relative can be even when they’re right in front of your face.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Cailey Tervo

After being rejected by its herd, a 'Cheetal' finds itself the target of a fearsome predator.

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SATURDAY JUL 30, 2016
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Patrick Shen

A contemplative meditation that explores our relationship with silence, sound, and the impact of noise on our lives. The film will be presented as a special silent...

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Grace Nayoon Rhee

A tiny bug tries to figure out what he wants to be.

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Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to...

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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William Lamson
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THURSDAY JUN 23, 2016
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Matthew Brown

Driving all night, packed in a car, 5 high school friends avoid their final destination: home.

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FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016
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Bernardo Britto

A playfully-mysterious whistle-blower comedy from Film Fund Grantee Bernardo Britto.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Alex Cline

Jeannie loves her tablet!

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Asantewaa Prempeh

The lines between trust, betrayal, and forgiveness are intertwined for two Senegalese vendors as they try to make a living on the streets of New York City.

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MONDAY JUL 11, 2016
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Colin Trevorrow

22 years after the original Jurassic Park failed, the new park (also known as Jurassic World) is open for business. After years of studying genetics the scientists...

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SATURDAY SEP 17, 2016
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Michael Schultz

When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell Walker doesn't have the money to press records, he borrows money from a street hustler.

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SATURDAY APR 15, 2017
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Travis Knight

Clever, kindhearted Kubo's quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past.

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Johannes Nyholm

A middle-aged lady on a holiday in the sun tries to make new friends and have a good time. The role is played by a one-year-old girl (Johannes’ daughter); the rest...

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Ira Sachs

A meditation on New York City buildings - both familiar and anonymous - that once housed artists who helped shape the cultural fabric of New York City. All of these...

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Brian Smee

Dog in the land where the good life takes you.

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FRIDAY JUN 17, 2016
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Roger Ross Williams

A young man with autism discovers a way to make sense of world via classic Disney animated films

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FRIDAY JUL 15, 2016
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Ira Sachs

Rising rents and family ties collide in a changing south Brooklyn; in the latest film from acclaimed-director Ira Sachs

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TUESDAY JAN 31, 2017
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Brent Green and Sam Green

A boundary breaking live performance from animator Brent Green and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green combining cinema, musical accompaniment, and live narration.

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SATURDAY JUN 25, 2016
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Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat

Free screening. Free Dance Party! No script, no plot, just music and gyrating bodies. Living Stars is a sixty-minute dance party and everyone’s invited!

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THURSDAY MAY 26, 2016
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Angela Boatwright

All thrash, noise, and pits; meet the fans and bands of the thriving backyard punk scene in LA.

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Réka Bucsi

LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system.

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Nicole Emanuele

In this psychological thriller, a young woman corresponds with a man she’s never met, but when the future that she’s dreamed of is threatened, she takes drastic...

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Maïmouna Doucouré

Maman(s)

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Simon Cartwright

When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Daniel Moshel

After Elfie and her nerdy son August successfully proved themselves on their home webcam in MeTube 1, the odd pair venture onto the street to present the biggest,...

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Callum Rice

Robert, an ex-shipyard welder from Govan, Glasgow, reflects on how his life experiences have influenced his newfound compulsion to write.

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Caroline Monnet

An exhilarating journey from the far north to the urban south, capturing the perpetual negotiation between the traditional and the modern by a people moving ever...

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FRIDAY AUG 5, 2016
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Chad Hartigan

American teen Morris fancies himself the next Notorious BIG but lives in the EDM world of Germany.

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Mikael Bundsen

A mother gives her teenage son some friendly advice in the car on their way home from meeting his boyfriend for the first time. Their casual conversation ultimately...

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Melissa Langer

After fleeing the Syrian civil war, a family communicates with the home front via Skype, watching Aleppo disintegrate and their loved ones change.

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TUESDAY AUG 9, 2016
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Sophie Goodhart

Bill (Nick Kroll) must decide if he will put himself second again or finally stand up to his blind brother (Adam Scott).

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THURSDAY JUL 21, 2016
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Sophie Dros

Everard has twelve lifelike dolls. He talks with them, dresses them, has sex with them and loves them as if they are real people. Is he happy with this way of living...

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THURSDAY JUL 21, 2016
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Niki Padidar

Ninnoc doesn’t just want to adapt to the group, but she’s also afraid of being excluded. In the documentary NINNOC you crawl in her head. And find her in an...

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Tom Rosenberg

Private investigator Louie Akin relates his experience reconstructing the 2009 mass shootings at Fort Hood and reflects on the nature of violence.

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Adam Irving

Off the Rails tells the stranger-than-fiction story of serial MTA imposter Darius McCollum, who has been jailed more than 30 times for illegally driving buses and...

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Hannah Jacobs

The word 'melancholy' puts its finger on a particular species of sadness, which isn't an illness or even a problem: it's part of being human

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Kelly Adams

In an East Harlem garage sits the unusual museum: Treasures in the Trash. Shown in 2015.

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Joey Ally

When a slump in work/life Partners Kate and Leigh's sex life forces them to reconsider their relationship, they must confront how Intertwined their lives have become.

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Ondřej Hudeček

A twisted queer romance set in the 19th Century picturesque Bohemia telling the true but taboo story of the birth of one of the nation's most influential writers....

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Ru Kuwahata

A house is visited by a clean, organized and well-mannered guest.

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Amy Nicholson

Pickle is an ode to man’s capacity to care for all creatures throughout their sometimes greatly protracted existence until their occasionally sudden and...

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Eric Rockey

BJ, a butch lesbian, avoids dresses her entire life until she adopts Jeffrey, who dances in gowns for his parents at home. As he now he wishes to dress in public, BJ...

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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David Lowery

A father (Will Oldham) tells his little boy the most epic bedtime story ever.

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TUESDAY JUL 19, 2016
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Jason Moore

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group.

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TUESDAY AUG 2, 2016
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Howard Deutch

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.

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MONDAY AUG 15, 2016
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Albert Magnoli

A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star...

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Ben Kallam

High school student Joseph sets out to find his teacher’s red folder, only to discover the unsettling implications of his task.

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Nathan Silver

Inspired by the Los Angeles riots, a power hungry nine-year-old tries his hand at filmmaking.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Matthew Christensen

A never ending ride down a grassy hill full of obstacles.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Nader Sadre

What does the son of a sociopath and small-time crook do if he wants to impress his dad? If he's Frank Rothman, he goes to law school and becomes a criminal defense...

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Anthony Sherin

On a cold winter morning, a lone piano stands curbside in New York City. Passersby slow, stop, and play. Plinking slightly out-of-tune over the white noise of...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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David Chontos

Part exercise of passion, and part love letter. A fragment of some lost, tragic opera.

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Hilary Campbell

Films may not always go as planned, but people will always talk.

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WEDNESDAY JUL 20, 2016
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Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

18-year-old rapper Sonita looks for a better life outside Iran in this complex and layered doc. Presented in partnership with IDFA

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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AJ Schnack

Speaking is Difficult tells a cumulative history that is both unbearable and inevitable.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Matt Reynolds

Let us observe how the supreme beings of The Land of Plenty spend their leisure time.

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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Dennis Oppenheim

We measure each otherʼs outstretched bodies and plot the dimensions on the ground using standard white lime. After remaining within these tolerances for a short...

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MONDAY AUG 29, 2016
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J. J. Abrams

Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens follows Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron's search for Luke Skywalker and their fight alongside the Resistance, led...

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Roddy Hyduk

A quick scan through New York City.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Ainslie Henderson

Making puppet-making make music.

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Aakash Bhatia

Fear has a form, fame has a form.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Celine Devaux

Sunday. At lunch, James observes his family. They ask him questions and don't listen to his answers, they give advice but don't follow it, they stroke him and slap...

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson

Vision is obstructed and perception distorted as they stumble through the swamp grasses

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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John Wilson

A true crime concert doc about David Byrne and two escaped convicts.

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SATURDAY JUN 11, 2016
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Eleanor Mortimer

In Gibraltar, tensions flare when unruly monkeys intrude upon the domesticated lifestyle that humans have built up around them.

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THURSDAY AUG 4, 2016
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Jesse Moss

Burt Reynolds and Hal Needham recount the strange, wild making of Smokey & The Bandit

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Cara Cusumano

An impressionistic docu-mystery exploring the origins of an unidentified deep-sea sound.

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Penny Lane and Jessica Bardsley

In 1890, a wealthy eccentric named Eugene Schieffelin collected every bird ever mentioned by Shakespeare and released them into Central Park. The only one to survive...

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FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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Hannah Jacobs

Love is an illusion and we're all alone.

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TUESDAY MAY 31, 2016
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Anna Rose Holmer

A tomboy's desire for a dance team's acceptance warps when its members fall prey to mysterious spasms.

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Slawomir Batyra

The film journey behind the scenes gives an opportunity to discover the unknown, remarkable world of the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, which is just as fascinating as...

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Geoffrey Feinberg

An intimate portrait of the young Russian roofer Kirill Oreshkin’s daring and controversial pursuits.

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Nick Coles

Tom and Barbara's new home has a notorious past and it's going to take more than a fresh coat of paint to whitewash its macabre history.

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FRIDAY JUL 29, 2016
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Laura Terruso

Unlike most Italian Americans, Moe Albanese never left Little Italy. Born on Elizabeth Street in 1925, Moe grew up on this street and helped his parents run their...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Alayna Cabral

About a man and a dog that live in a cube floating in the darkest part of the ocean.

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SATURDAY DEC 17, 2016
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Brian Henson

The Muppet Christmas Carol is guaranteed to put you in a holiday spirit that will stay with you forever. Enjoy the incredible spectacle of Kermit the Frog as Bob...

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TUESDAY JUN 7, 2016
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Morgan Neville

The extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by Yo-Yo Ma.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Steve Collins

A mysterious interview takes a dark turn.

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FRIDAY JUN 10, 2016
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Calvin Reeder

A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Mickey Duzjy

In 2003, Japan was plunged into economic darkness, and its people needed a ray of hope. They found one in Haru Urara, a racehorse with a pink Hello Kitty mask and a...

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THURSDAY JUL 21, 2016
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Reber Dosky

A portrait of Haron, a Kurdish fighter who came to the Syrian town of Kobani to end the IS occupation.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Brian Bolster

A gay man's journey to memorialize and document every sexual encounter he has ever had.

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Bryan Brinkman

Experimental Music Video created for and inspired by 'The Troubadour's Green Room'

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Marco Sanchez

A girl, a man and a monster wander through the dark.

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Åsa Ersmark

In a sculptural twilight existence, the personal childhood nightmares and hallucinations of artist Åsa Ersmark, a witch abuses a defenceless girl from the age of...

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WEDNESDAY JUN 15, 2016
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Dan Taberski

The uncompromising voice behind the first openly gay country album - 40 years after its release.

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
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Steve Collins

An IT guy makes shows up for a routine printer malfunction and uncovers a dark secret.

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Jim Cummings

Officer Arnaud loved his mom.

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THURSDAY JUN 16, 2016
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David Farrier and Dylan Reeve

The surprisingly shadowy world of competitive tickling is exposed in this stranger than fiction tale.

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Christopher André Marks

Patrick Barr has a passion for golf but doesn't have the fairways or golf balls. Undaunted, he hits the links on the corner of Spring St. and Lafayette, amidst the...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Nicolas Albrecht, Jérémie Auray, Alexandre Garnier, Antoine Giuliani, Sandrine Normand, Ambre Pochet and Marc Visintin

In his isolated cemetery, a rather boorish gravedigger tries to amuse his son in a rather silly way…

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MONDAY JUL 11, 2016
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Joe Berlinger

This revelatory verite by Joe Berlinger goes behind the scenes of Tony Robbins’ famed seminar, Date with Destiny.

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TUESDAY AUG 2, 2016
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Harry Israelson

Following his fourth studio album, acclaimed musician Chaz Bundick, otherwise known as Toro Y Moi, brings to the screen a sonic experience featuring all new live...

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Lila Place

To thousands, the Thunderbolt Roller Coaster was a Coney Island icon, but for Mae Timpano it was home. This enchanting film examines the true-life experience of one...

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FRIDAY JUN 24, 2016
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Gaspard Kuentz

The Dogo Autumn Festival is one of the most violent religious festivals celebrated in Japan. A thrilling ride into its violence and a penetrating glance on its...

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THURSDAY JUL 28, 2016
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Becky James

Covetous Butterfly wants something from his serpentine compatriot, but what?

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SATURDAY APR 22, 2017
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Andrew Stanton

After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E discovers a new purpose in life.

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MONDAY AUG 8, 2016
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Christopher Ryan, Michael Green, and Jesse Epstein

In August of 2002, over 800 bicycle riders descended upon New York City in the form of 89 gangs. Their goal: to live out the epic gang warfare movie known as THE...

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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James Burns

A story of four boys from the projects who have come together to pursue their dreams in a bustling metropolis that spreads over five boroughs. Most new Yorkers who...

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WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2016
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Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg

Sexts, lies, and Carlos Danger: watch the wildest political meltdown in recent history

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TUESDAY JUL 26, 2016
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Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner's classic 1989 film spans the 12-year relationship of its title characters as they meet, become friends and eventually fall in love.

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THURSDAY AUG 11, 2016
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Elizabeth Wood

A NYC college girl goes to wild extremes to get back her drug dealer boyfriend.

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SATURDAY AUG 13, 2016
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Composed by James Matheson, Directed by Jarred Alterman

Witness a harmonic montage of Chagall windows as Alterman weaves his camera around the Union Church of Pocantico Hills. The imagery is paired with original work from...

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
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Marc Johnson

"YúYú is based on a true story of a Chinese beekeeper, who performs a rite of spring to recover the environmental balance of the Yangtze Valley in Chóngqìng,...

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.


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