Calvache’s film is a heart-pounding thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat. It’s brilliantly directed with some terrific cinematography and excellent story telling. Lead actress Noëlle Schönwald delivers a powerful performance.
Sakawa is a compelling documentary that offers insight into a little-known world of internet scammers of Ghana, Africa.
Director Patricia Ortega’s Being Impossible/Yo imposible is a hard pill to swallow. It’s a heavy-handed story that offers little to an audience that will be overwhelmed by the subject matter.
Days of the Whale is a promising debut from a fresh new voice. It explores art as both expression and defiance and shines a spotlight on one of the lesser known urban communities of South America.
The Pad Project empowers women in a rural town in India to create and sell their own sanity pads and overcome the stigma of menstruation.
A meta docu-fiction film from South Africa explores the making of itself. A reenactment with amazing shots of KwaZulu Natal region of South Africa. #Slamdance25
Completely comprised of home video footage, recordings and photos, a new Polish documentary tells the story of the tragic Beksinski family.
Boni Bonita is a Brazilian-Argentine film about a rebellious young woman and an aging musician. Shot in 16mm, Super 16mm & digital.
Shot on location in George, Dede is a quiet, unassuming film with a powerful message about hurtful traditions. Stunning cinematography.
One of the first LGBTQ films to come from Finland, A Moment in the Reeds a quiet story with a few moments of real intensity.
Surprising and revelatory, this Isreali documentary takes a look at a transgender woman’s transition and how it changes the family dynamic.
The Man Who Feels No Pain is a hip action movie with kick ass slow motion sequences, infectious music, and a lead actor who is poised for stardom.
A tender portrait of a single dad & his daughter. Also a quirky portrait of an artist who is borderline tormented.
Academy Award winning screenwriter and director James Ivory discusses two films, 30 years apart: Maurice and Call Me By Your Name. #TCMFF
Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx is a powerful, multi-lingual biopic that explores inequality and class struggles within the context of the lives of two influential philosophers: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.