In Eyre's adaptation of Jeffrey Hatcher's award-winning play, Ned (Billy Crudup) is a star actor, endowed with complete "female stage beauty." But when his assistant Maria (Clare Danes) makes waves in an after-hours production of Othello, the King (Rupert Everett) prohibits men from playing female roles and Ned's career is ruined overnight, forcing him to reevalute himself and Maria to rethink her feelings for him. Also starring Ben Chaplin, Tom Wilkinson, Richard Griffiths, and newcomer Zoe Potter. | Read More
Can a photograph change the world? Can an exposé also be a coverup? In Standard Operating Procedure,
Academy Award®-winning director Errol Morris turns the camera on the American soldiers who took the
infamous Abu Ghraib photographs.
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Matthew Broderick, Stephanie Cannon, J. Smith-Cameron, John Gallagher Jr., and Andy Yerkes will read from Kenneth Lonergan's new, Broadway-bound play The Starry Mesenger. Lonergan's previous screenplays, You Can Count on Me and Gangs of New York have both been nominated for Academy Awards®. Following the reading, there will be a panel discussion on the profoung effects that the cosmos have had on human culture and consciousness. | Read More
This documentary follows two young gymnasts with unprecedented access, as they prepare for the Mass Games, one of North Korea's most important and elaborate events. Along with striking footage of the Games themselves, this eye-opening film also shows the daily lives of people in one of the world's most closed societies.
A KINO International release. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
In this uplifting romantic drama, a rich kid (Jonathan Tucker) joins the Marines and endures training from a hard-bitten drill instructor (Val Kilmer). While on leave, he falls for a schizophrenic entertainer (Rachael Leigh Cook). Their budding romance is tested by deployments and separations, proving that all is fair in love and war. With contributions from a stellar cast, Stateside delivers quite an emotional punch. | Read More
Henry McCarthy (Mark Polish) returns home to give the commencement speech at his high school. But even after almost 20 years, it's as if he never left—he again wants the girl, gets suspended by the principal, and is grounded by his parents. This charming comedy, featuring Winona Ryder and Hilary Duff, reminds us that time certainly does fly and old flames are hard to put out. | Read MoreDrama and Comedy
Whether it's jumping out of a helicopter hovering above the powdery slopes of Alaska's mountain ranges or trying to outrun an avalanche in the French Alps, Steep traces the legacy of extreme skiing from its early pioneers to the death-defying daredevils of today. | Read MoreESPN, Sports, Documentary
This poignant human drama is set against a surreal, metaphorically loaded backdrop--a Yangtze town that will soon be submerged by the Three Gorges Dam. Like the director's other films (Platform, Unknown Pleasures, The World), it's an empathetic portrait of those left behind by a modernizing society, and a unique hybrid of documentary and fiction. In Mandarin.
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Still Standing is a Youth Organizers Television (YO-TV) documentary revealing the challenges of Ms. Gertrude, a determined New Orleans homeowner and grandmother who travels regularly from temporary housing in Houston, Texas to what remains of her home.
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Years of tension kept barely below the surface threaten to run over when two middle-aged children visit their elderly parents on the 15th anniversary of their older brother's accidental death. Patient, real-time pacing and a delightfully muted wit from the curmudgeonly old-timers highlight acclaimed director Kore-eda's (Nobody Knows) domestic drama. | Read MoreDrama
Amit and her female life partner Noa have decided to take a crucial step and have a baby, but despite their strong self-confidence, after the baby's birth neither one of them knows what to do next in Stitches.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Escape Clause program. | Read More
When Yan'ni starts college she believes she is embarking on a new life away from her family-and she is, but not the new beginning she anticipates. Once at school, she immediately meets Muyu and falls in love with him. What she does not know is that from the moment he met her Muyu began an intricate deception that will lead to the loss of her child and the future she believes in. | Read More
In the 1980s, in the midst of increasing political violence, a young couple, two sisters, and a father and son are driven from Haiti to New York, where they must confront the truths of their interlocked pasts. In her impassioned, penetrating feature film debut, Haitian director P. Benoit steers clear of clichés about immigrants and refugees, authentically tapping into the reality of the unique Haitian-American experience. | Read MoreDrama