Accompanied by his mother, cousins, aunts and uncles, the director retraces the steps of his Jewish ancestors, who fled Europe in the 1920's hoping to find in Argentina the land of their dreams. This poignant film
journey uses the documentary as a singular tool to explore the multifaceted ways in which the Argentine nation was built.
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One of the first major films of the post-Stalinist thaw and a 1957 Cannes award-winner, The Forty-First's remarkable power stems largely from the stunning camerawork of Sergei Urusevsky (The Cranes Are Flying, I Am Cuba), who creates a timeless landscape of sand, water, and sky for an unexpected love story between a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer. | Read MoreDrama
From the New York indie gem Roger Dodger (TFF '02)to the icy-cool Swedish vampire flick Let the Right One In (TFF '08), the World Narrative Competition Award Winner has always been one of the most engaging films in the Festival. Get your tickets now to see the film chosen by a jury of internationally acclaimed filmmakers as the best of the Fest. | Read More
In this deeply felt drama, Sean, the talented son of a famous writer, resides in the college town where his dad once taught, working construction, bartending, and going through the motions of meaningless one-night stands. But one day he decides to change his fate; by heading on a roadtrip to New York with his boozer pal in search of Molly, a woman that he met while tending bar. | Read MoreDrama
A motivational speaker named Val Kilmer (played by Val Kilmer) delivers a sermon at a roller rink. A Russian scientist builds a time machine in his apartment. Four friends stumble upon an abandoned village in the Polish countryside. All are in search of the fourth dimension—whether they know it or not. Weird, ominous, cool, compelling: These three short films could only be inspired by the creative vision of Harmony Korine and Vice Media's Eddy Moretti. | Read More
Corr's portrait of interactive cinema artist Grahame Weinbren examines the creative process leading to his moving image installations as well as his relationships with creative collaborators, his audience, and his best critic: himself. At turns serious and witty, Frames takes its cue from Weinbren's similarly titled work, in which the spectator becomes an active participant in shaping the multiscreen narrative. | Read More
James Franco stunned the film world when he committed to a regular gig on General Hospital, but the Oscar-nominated actor had a clever trick up his sleeve. While shooting a key GH episode, Franco brought along a film crew. TFF award winner Ian Olds (Fixer, 2009) then repurposed Franco's behind-the-scenes footage into an experimental psychological thriller set amid the spectacle of a celebrity's escalating paranoia, creating a mind-bending exploration of identity. | Read More
In the waning days of World War II, a team of Russian soldiers finds itself on a mysterious mission to the lab of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. They unearth a terrifying Nazi plan to resurrect fallen soldiers as an army of unstoppable freaks and are soon trapped in a veritable haunted house of cobbled-together monstrosities. Frankenstein’s Army is the wild steampunk Nazi found-footage zombie mad scientist film you’ve always wanted. | Read MoreHorror and Science Fiction
A brilliant portrait of three women from former Yugoslavia-one Croat, one Serb and one Bosnian-searching for "home" in the cold, alienating light of contemporary Zurich, and coming to terms with the war that lives in each of them. In Swiss-German, German, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.
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Rogue filmmakers expose the hidden side of everything—from corruption in the sumo wrestling world to the minefield of ethnicity and class conflict in the million-dollar industry of baby naming—in this dynamic adaptation of the smash best seller Freakonomics. From the innovative documentary filmmakers behind Why We Fight, The King of Kong, Academy Award® nominees Jesus Camp and Super Size Me and Academy Award winner Taxi to the Dark Side. | Read More
A disgraced Detroit cop gets a shot at a comeback when a beautiful young actress needs help taking down a powerful movie producer. Extortion, treachery, and dynamite are just a few of the complications that stand between him and the woman he loves in Charles Matthau's adaptation of the classic Elmore Leonard novel. Billy Burke, Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, and Michael Jai White star. | Read MoreDrama and Crime