Mark Landis is one of the most prolific and notorious "artists" of the century, an expert forger who has duped and befuddled curators across the nation. Many have dedicated years tracking his escapades with one burning question: “Why?” Framed as a cat-and-mouse chase between Landis and those he has hoodwinked, Art and Craft paints a richly complicated portrait of mental illness, skewed philanthropy, and the desire to feel connected. | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Documentary, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
With a body of work that includes Five Easy Nieces and My Left Nut, Italian auteur Arturo Domingo is the foremost artist among pornographic filmmakers. In this hilarious spoof, Domingo hopes to revive his sagging career by reuniting with his former lead actor for his greatest film yet. | Read MoreComedy
A hilarious critique of life's cruelties, this modern surrealist comedy--by the same pair of loons responsible for Aaltra (TFF 2005)--chronicles the kidnapping of a plump billionaire's dog by a deaf-mute and two ketamine addicts. In a series of absurd, grotesque sequences, the wealthy woman turns the situation around and forces them to carry out her last wishes. The squeamish should stay at home. | Read MoreComedy
Jack and Jill have been "best friends forever," and when Jill suspects that her boyfriend is cheating on her, Jack offers to help her in BFF.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Men-Hattan program. | Read MoreComedy and Relationships
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler team with writer/director Michael McCullers and producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn to tell the comic story of two women, one apartment, and the nine months that will change their lives: Baby Mama. A Universal Pictures presentation
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Foppish groom-to-be Fionnan reluctantly agrees to spend a bachelor’s weekend camping. But when his fiancée’s alpha-male brother, nicknamed "The Machine," unexpectedly turns up, the trip takes a turn for the worse. A slapstick, good-natured comedy, The Bachelor Weekend hilariously delves into the stereotypical realm of masculinity that is camping and the great outdoors. | Read MoreComedy and First Time Filmmaker
It's not often that a film can be both a hilariously tongue-in-cheek sendup of indie flicks and a brilliantly insightful bit of character drama, but the Duplass brothers (The Puffy Chair) pull it off in this story of four fledgling actors, a rustic cabin, and… something… in the woods. | Read MoreHorror and Comedy
It’s ticktock ticktock for Danny as the prom approaches, and he still doesn’t have a date. With the help of his plain-Jane best friend and likable but wacky parents (Cheryl Hines, William H. Macy), his hopes for that “special” night may come true in this colorful and quirky comedy. | Read MoreComedy
Two just-arrived ghosts discover that scaring away the new residents of their old house is not as easy as saying a name three times. This beloved comedy from 1988 was the perfect vehicle for Tim Burton’s unique style and vivid imagination. Michael Keaton plays the title role with maniacal relish and a dark edge of menace, alongside co-stars Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Catherine O’Hara and Winona Ryder. Courtesy of Warner Bros.
Look for the 25th Anniversary Blu-ray™ of Beetlejuice, available later this year. | Read MoreHorror and Comedy
From writer-director John Carney (Once), Begin Again is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City. | Read MoreDrama and Comedy