More than 20 years after he used 16mm to prove himself worthy of a cult following with Tetsuo, The Iron Man, Shinya Tsukamoto is back with another frenetic, hyperbolic experience (this time in English). This slick, modernized third installation of the Tetsuo series—shown here in the final director's cut for the first time—continues to challenge ideas of man and machine… and the trouble that ensues when the two become one. | Read MoreAction and Science Fiction
Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario), a troubled girl, becomes preoccupied with her mysterious, new neighbor (Jessica Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her deceased mother. In offering to babysit her newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper. | Read More
Art and politics converge in this provocative look at the life and ideas of Bertolt Brecht, interwoven with The Public Theater's staging of his Mother Courage. Meryl Streep, Tony Kushner, Kevin Kline, and George C. Wolfe take audiences on a behind-the-scenes look at their creative process. | Read MoreDocumentary
Actress-turned-documentarian Sarah Bertrand has traveled the world asking film directors why and how. This documentary showcases answers from the likes of Youssef Chahine, Francis Ford Coppola, Larry Clark, Abel Ferrara, Emir Kusturica, and Jonas Mekas. | Read More
Like too many films of its era, Sydney Pollack 's first classic has become almost impossible to see on the big screen. Winner of five Oscars, it captured the grueling world of Depression-era dance marathons that Horace McCoy had created in his novel, bringing its characters to vivid life with an ensemble cast headed by Jane Fonda, Gig Young, Susannah York, Michael Sarrazin, Red Buttons, Bonnie Bedelia, and Bruce Dern. | Read More
In an unprecedented insider first look, Thieves by Law is a front-row invitation into the living rooms and offices of some of the most controversial and elite head honchos in the Russian mafia. Rising through the criminal ranks, the balance of what's legitimate versus what's illegal, and the meaning behind those tattoos made so famous by Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises… it's all out on the table in this surprising documentary. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
After Sam (Peter Falk) discovers his wife of 47 years has left him, a road trip with his son Ben (Paul Reiser) helps the two tackle pent-up resentments and uncover family secrets that provide all the answers. This heartwarming dramedy also stars Olympia Dukakis and Elizabeth Perkins. | Read MoreComedy
This eclectic shorts program showcases winners of the Stoli Emerging Filmmaker Award and the 3rd Babelgum Online Film Festival, created to celebrate and reward the very best in international independent short filmmaking. Chaired by film-world luminaries Richard Linklater, Sally Potter, Jean-Pierre Bekoto, Annie Sundberg, Eric Watson, Jason Wishnow, and Carlos Battilana, the screening is scheduled to include winners and runners-up in four categories: Narrative Shorts (story-based, fictional, live-action films in any genre); Animation (stop-motion, anime, hand-drawn, CGI, paper-cut, etc); Documentary (observational, narrated, real-life storytelling); and Nonnarrative Shorts (live-action artists' film and video); plus the Best Viral Short and BOFF 3 grand prize winner.
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Conceived by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin and produced by Google and Tate Modern, This Exquisite Forest was inspired by the surrealist game “exquisite corpse” and its idea of collaborative creation. The project, hosted at exquisiteforest. com, allows visitors to create short animations right in their web browser. Other users may build on the animation at any point, creating a collection of navigable, branching narratives resembling trees that grow bigger as more artists contribute. | Read MoreTransmedia
One morning, J.L. "Red" Rountree woke, ate breakfast, went for a drive, and robbed a bank. He was 87. This is the unusual story of how this devoted family man and law abiding senior citizen became one of the country's most notorious serial bank robbers. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
It's the summer of 1983 in northern England. Punks, mods and skinheads are on the rise, but employment is not. Eleven-year-old Shaun has lost his father but seems to find a surrogate family in a band of friendly skinheads. When they're joined by the older, overtly racist Con, who's just out of prison, the tale takes a much darker turn. A Red Envelope Entertainment/IFC First Take Release.
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