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  • Faces Places (Visages Villages): Moving, Inspirational Docu by Agnes Varda and Jr

    Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared.  Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them.  

    Chavela: Winner of Docu Jury and Audience Awards at 2017 Outfest

    Chavela was a bold, rebellious, sexual pioneer who defied gender and sexuality stereotypes at a time when being “out” was dangerous.

    Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold–Griffin Dunne’s Docu

    From 2013’s National Medal of Arts and Humanities ceremony at the White House, across more than 50 years of essays, novels, screenplays, and criticism, Joan Didion has been a major chronicler of the ebb and flow of America’s cultural and political tides with observations on her personal – and our own – upheavals, downturns, life changes, and states of mind.

    Strong Island: Yance Ford’s Moving Docu of his Family

    STRONG ISLAND, Yance Ford’s documentary is a moving record of the director’s family and the tragedy that befell them, as well as a commentary on racial injustices that have prevailed nationwide–right up to the present moment.

    My Days of Mercy: Lesbian Romance Starring Ellen Page and Kate Mara

    My Days of Mercy is a romantic film starring Kate Mara and Ellen Page. The two actresses and close friends had previously collaborated on “Tiny Detectives,” a “True Detective” parody on “Funny or Die” that made fun of their short statures. “My Days of Mercy” is an unlikely love story between two women who are […]

    Oscar 2018: Scary Mother, Georgia’s Entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

    Georgia has selected Ana Urushadze’s debut Scary Mother as its entry for the best foreign-language film Oscar. The selection committee in Tbilisi also voted to submit it as Georgia’s entry for the Golden Globes. Scary Mother tells the story of a middle-aged woman’s bid for emancipation through literature. Living in a drab Tbilisi apartment block, Manana […]

    Man in Red Bandana: Tale of 9/11 Hero

    As written and directed by Matthew Weiss, Man in the Red Bandana tells a story of sacrifice and selflessness–how the actions of one man have inspired others. The docu centers on Welles Crowther, a 9/11 hero who was tragically killed in the lobby of the South Tower when it collapsed. He stayed to help others […]

    Stronger: Inspirational Tale of Boston’s Jeff Bauman

    Stronger is the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Jeff, a 27-year-old, working-class Boston man who was at the marathon to try and win back […]

    Loving Vincent: First Fully Oil Painted Feature about Van Gogh

    Opens September 22 LOVING VINCENT is the first fully oil painted feature film, bringing the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life in order to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios […]

    Lucky Logan: Soderbergh’s New Film

    Soderbergh’s new film, “Lucky Logan,” is a variation of a familiar genre film. Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to pull off an elaborate heist during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In this heist comedy from Oscar-winning director Steven […]

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