In the years following September 11, the black redaction stripe has become a familiar sight to most Americans. Secrecy probes the roots of the United States' culture of classification-and its consequences. | Read MoreDocumentary
James and his dad use Irish as a secret language to discuss their secret spy business. They must never let James' mother know about their covert missions. But soon everything will be thrown into the open and life will never be the same again. In English and Gaelic. | Read More
Winner of best picture and best director Césars, this remarkable depiction of a family of North African immigrants in a decaying port town in southern France introduces a large group of characters you'll soon warm
to as members of your own family-except they make better couscous. | Read More
This spiritual road-trip follows the real-life path of Dan Brown's book The Da Vinci Code. Interweaving the themes and ideas of the novel, Secrets of the Code explores the past and the present-and holds out hope for the future. The festival will present a 25-minute sneak peak of this work-in-progress, followed by a discussion with director Jonathan Stack and Secrets of the Code author Dan Burstein.
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Master Sergeant Jerry Ensminger's loyalty was always to the Marine Corps. But after his nine-year-old daughter died of a rare type of leukemia, Jerry's relentless search for answers leads to a shocking discovery exposing one of the largest water contamination sites in U.S. history. Living by the Marine creed, this drill instructor-turned-activist puts his own pain aside and takes on the top brass in an impassioned struggle for justice on behalf of his fellow soldiers and family. | Read MoreDocumentary
Reality and fantasy entangle in the semi-autobiographical tale of a twentysomething misfit's loopy trip through manhood in the dusty US-Mexico border town of El Paso, Texas. While director/writer/star Omar Rodriguez Lopez's psychedelic sonic sensibilities are most well-known for fueling the Grammy-winning rockers The Mars Volta, it is piercingly clear that he is also as a riveting and rare voice for independent American cinema. | Read MoreDrama and Music