Conceived by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin and produced by Google and Tate Modern, This Exquisite Forest was inspired by the surrealist game “exquisite corpse” and its idea of collaborative creation. The project, hosted at exquisiteforest. com, allows visitors to create short animations right in their web browser. Other users may build on the animation at any point, creating a collection of navigable, branching narratives resembling trees that grow bigger as more artists contribute. | Read MoreTransmedia
One morning, J.L. "Red" Rountree woke, ate breakfast, went for a drive, and robbed a bank. He was 87. This is the unusual story of how this devoted family man and law abiding senior citizen became one of the country's most notorious serial bank robbers. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
When she was diagnosed with ALS in 1997, 35-year-old theater producer Jenifer Estess rallied the corporate and entertainment communities together to work toward finding a cure. This intimate and unflinching documentary traces Estess' efforts, with the help of her two sisters, to found Project ALS.
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In his senior year, high school basketball star Sebastian Telfair, cousin of Knicks player Stephon Marbury and brother of former Providence College player Jamel Thomas, has to take his Coney Island team to the championship, decide whether to attend college or go pro, secure an endorsement deal, and get his family out of the projects. A riveting, and real-life underdog story. | Read More
Finding true love is easier than ever thanks to a bio-technological implant called the TiMER, which counts down to the exact time people meet their soul mates. Love-starved Oona (Emma Caulfield, TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is pushing 30, but her TiMER hasn't even started counting down yet. What's worse, she's falling for a guy (John Patrick Amedori, Gossip Girl) who is set to meet his true love in four months. Newcomer Jac Schaeffer crafts a smart romantic comedy that leaves behind the burning question... would you want to know? | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Science Fiction, Romantic Comedy
When a group of transgender women are violently beaten and left for dead, the violated vixens turn deadly divas in this hilariously campy homage to the exploitation films of the '70s and '80s ("Transploitation," anyone?). Loaded with bodacious bods and extreme violence, this revenge fantasy proves that it takes more than balls to get even. | Read MoreComedy
Shot over the course of three years, this evocative and revealing documentary follows the controversial and intensely personal art photographer Tierney Gearon as she completes a new body of work that examines her relationship with her schizophrenic mother. | Read MoreDocumentary
Daniel (Wes Bentley) is a struggling young artist whose ambitions have pushed his marriage to the brink. When a reclusive millionaire named Warner (Frank Langella) purchases one of his pieces, he hopes for additional commissions from a new benefactor. Instead, Werner offers him a series of increasingly bizarre surveillance assignments. As Daniel starts to unravel the secrets behind the requests, he must determine if Warner is out to further his career or ruin his life. | Read More
Told using Mexico's 200 year-old beautiful tradition of corrido music, To The Other Side recounts the story of an aspiring corrido composer facing two life-changing choices: to traffic drugs or unlawfully cross the border into the United States. The film uncovers the dangers and tragedy of drug smuggling and illegal immigration.
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The eagerly awaited film adaptation of the long-running interactive stage show about two affianced Italian Americans. Tina prepares for "the happiest day of her life" while two dysfunctional families fight for control of her marriage. Tony is just trying to keep a lid on the rancor and escape the day with his marriage intact. The zany antics, wacky characters, and laugh-out-loud situations make this a wedding not to be missed. | Read More
On September 12, 2004, just two-and-a-half days before Johnny Ramone's death, a group of musicians and friends-among them Deborah Harry, Eddie Vedder, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers-staged a benefit concert to celebrate The Ramones' 30th anniversary and to raise money for cancer research. Mandy Stein's touching rockumentary captures that unforgettable evening. | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
The '40s and '50s were a classic period in New York City nightlife, when the saloonkeeper was king and regular folks could drink with celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Jackie Gleason. In this heart-warming, personal doc, Jacobson profiles her grandfather, the king of kings: Toots Shor of the eponymous restaurant and saloon, which was once the place to be seen in Manhattan. | Read MoreDocumentary
Colombia's rampant kidnappings are the brutal reality at the heart of this nail-biting thriller. A young photographer is abducted, held for ransom, and forced to contemplate imminent death while his family makes desperate covert deals to secure his release. Featuring America Ferrera. In English and Spanish. | Read MoreDrama and Thriller