In this rapid-cut, experimental, tragicomedy collage of mythology, history, literature, and comic books, Sylvarnes bounces us through a fragmented, impressionistic history of the world from Napoleon to Jesus, from Socrates to Superman and back again with a 6-year-old girl as our guide. | Read More
When Lucía loses a tooth, she is consoled to know that the Hairy Tooth Fairy, Pérez, will bring money in exchange. Pérez lives happily on a boat with hundreds of other mice, but tonight he encounters danger, and Lucía and a friend must set out to save him. This fascinating adventure will keep you on the edge of your seat. Ages 10+
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Graying but determined, Mamo is a famed Kurdish musician who obtains permission to cross the Iranian border to give his first concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. But the journey poses endless challenges, especially when he tries to bring a female singer from Iran, where performances by women have been silenced since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Winner of the Golden Shell, 2006 San Sebastian Film Festival. In Kurdish and Farsi. A Strand Release.
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In an underdog comedy that never pulls a punch, an aging boxer now working as a construction worker (Adam Carolla) is convinced by a wily coach to step back into the ring after a 20-year hiatus. Though the former rising champion is well past his prime, he embarks on a rollicking quest for what he missed the first time around: a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team.
| Read MoreComedy, ESPN, Sports, Romantic Comedy
Harry (Jamey Sheridan), a divorced father and former Navy man, lives a simple life. But when his dying best friend sparks Harry's drive to confront his past, buried secrets surface and force him to deal with painful memories. This unique and eloquent film also features Steve Buscemi, Aidan Quinn, John Savage, and Campbell Scott. | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Crime
Meet the Kyobashis, a model suburban Japanese family. Or are they? In director Toshiaki Toyoda's skillful examination of contemporary domestic malaise, a mother's plan for the perfect family initially seems to be working, but we soon learn that her perceived perfection is a lie that each family member chooses to believe at the expense of reality. | Read More
A successful ad executive hires a "fairy godmother" to watch over her directionless artist brother, whom she has been struggling to take care of since the death of their parents eight years ago. A meditation on fate and coincidence set against a beguiling San Francisco backdrop. | Read More
A typical American family goes to the beach. Their seemingly perfect life is turned upside-down when the mother Carol, who has long felt overlooked in her marriage, kisses a lifeguard and is caught by her husband. | Read More
This fascinating documentary follows unordained evangelical minister Justin Fatica on his quest to save America's soul. Fatica uses his Hard As Nails Ministry to promote the gospel to all Christian faiths and reach out to the MTV generation. His gruff style and unusual methods bring salvation to some, but seem troublesome to others.
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An imaginary landscape of colorful, animated elements derived entirely from one high-resolution photographic image of Colorado's Mount Sopris, the latest step in Clifford Ross' exploration of objective reality and subjective experience. | Read MoreAnimation
Martin Scorsese, who chose this masterpiece of African cinema as one of the initial projects for his World Cinema Foundation, has said the film "has a particular kind of urgency which few pictures possess. This is the story of an entire people, and its collective longing for justice and good faith." | Read MoreDrama
Green's note-perfect homage to late '70s and early '80s slasher movies pits a deformed, hatchet-wielding baddie against a group of young Mardi Gras revelers on a "Haunted Swamp Tour." Filled with beer, beads, blood, and other bad things, Hatchet is sure to make you laugh and jump out of your seat at the same time. | Read MoreHorror and Comedy