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Bloom
Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consciousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom. Winner of Best Actress in a…
Relaxer
Doom and gloom are on the way. The Y2K apocalypse can't be stopped. Abbie's older brother issues him the ultimate challenge before it goes down: beat the infamous level 256 in Pac-Man and no getting up from the couch until…
The Pier
Jack McCarthy's normal life in New York is disrupted by an emergency call from his elderly father, Larry, whom he has not heard from in 20 years. Believing his father is terminally ill, Jack reluctantly but dutifully rushes back to…
In the Soup
Broke and desperate filmmaker Adolpho Rollo (Steve Buscemi) is a Manhattan wannabe in love with the mysterious woman next door, Angelica (Jennifer Beals). He puts out an ad offering to sell his 'fabulous' movie script for $500, and gets a…
The Phone Call
This Oscar-award winning short film follows Heather (Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water, Blue Jasmine ), a shy lady who works at a helpline call center. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man she has no idea…
Detainment
Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993. Nominated for Best Live…
David
As the son of the Imam of the local Brooklyn mosque, eleven year-old Daud has to juggle the high expectations of his Father and his feelings of isolation and difference- even from his peers in the Muslim community. Through an…
Werewolf
Blaise and Nessa are outcast methadone users in their small town. Each day they push a rusty lawnmower door-to-door begging to cut grass. Nessa plots an escape, while Blaise lingers closer to collapse. Tethered to one another, their getaway dreams…
Lolita
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love. Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New…
The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl Dunye plays a version of herself in this witty, nimble landmark of New Queer Cinema. A video store clerk and fledgling filmmaker, Cheryl becomes obsessed with the "most beautiful mammy," a character she sees in a 1930s movie. Determined…
Arctic
Sole-survivor of a plane crash, and stranded deep within the icy Arctic Circle, Overgard (Mads Mikkelson) spends his days surviving on the fish he can pull from beneath the ice while waiting for a rescue that may never come. When…
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth (Julianne Nicholson) is working with her public defender (Jimmy Smits) to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with…
Skin
Inspired by real-life events, this Oscar -winning short is set In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs…
Yamasong - March of the Hollows
An automaton girl and a tortoise warrior embark on an incredible journey to defeat a sinister mechanized army. Their only hope is to team up with a band of outlaws to find a legendary relic and save the creatures of…
The Alchemist Cookbook
Young outcast Sean has isolated himself in a trailer in the woods with his cat Kaspar. When he turns from chemistry to black magic to crack nature's secret, things go awry and he awakens something far more sinister and dangerous.…
Almost Adults
This comedy feature follows two best friends in their final year of college while they transition into adulthood. One embraces her sexuality and tries to catch up on everything she has missed during her teenage years, while the other ends…
Lavender
LAVENDER is a taut psychological thriller that bends the line between memory and madness, past and present, like a splinter in the brain struggling to escape. Jane (Abbie Cornish) has always photographed old and abandoned farmhouses for as long as…
No Men Beyond This Point
A wry mockumentary that asks the question, what would the world be like if women were in charge? Imagine a world where, since 1953, women have been able to reproduce without men and they are no longer giving birth to…
The Feels
Andi (Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians ) and Lu (Angela Trimbur) are excited to celebrate their upcoming wedding with a joint bachelorette weekend in wine country. On the first night, things goes awry when one of the brides admits she's…
Tortilla Soup
Three grown sisters, Maribel, Leticia and Carmen try to cope and live with the fact that their father Martin, a veteran chef, is slowly losing his sense of taste. Martin has one simple rule: be at home for Sunday dinner…