An affectionate look at the colorful life and rise of Keith Haring. With intimate interviews by the likes of Yoko Ono, Fab 5 Freddy, and many others, this comprehensive look at the iconic artist illuminates the man who became one of the legends of modern art. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
When a charming man soliciting for cancer research stops Abby on the street, she sees in him someone who has shared her experience of coping with a terminally ill family member. He asks her to donate her hair and she believes she is doing a good deed. But no good deed goes unpunished -- and Abby is forced to wonder if she deserves the punishment, when her decision to get into his van changes her life. This film explores the consequences of guilt and the life altering effects it has on a young adult. | Read MoreDrama
An Air Force drone pilot operates air strikes in Afghanistan from a base in America, returning each day to his wife and son in suburbia, but when his team makes a lethal mistake, he is forced to face reality beyond the cubicle in Unmanned.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Escape Clause program. | Read MoreDrama
Thirty years after Bloody Sunday, journalist and eyewitness David Tereshchuk travels back to Northern Ireland to testify before a new inquiry into the massacre. The film documents his attempts to sift through his personal recollections of the incident and his conversations with family members of those killed, raising questions about the nature of truth and the reliability of memory. | Read More
Much as Spellbound did for spelling bees, Unstrung exposes the surprising dramas of the juniors tennis world, hitting the road with a handful of teenage competitors as they head for the national championship. This inspiring documentary records the tremendous pressure and the sweat, blood and tears that can separate contenders from champions. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) takes an in-depth look at New York governor and "Sheriff of Wall Street" Eliot Spitzer, whom many believed was on his way to becoming president. Shockingly, Spitzer's meteoric rise turned into a precipitous fall when he was caught seeing prostitutes. And as the Sheriff fell, so did the financial markets…. With unique access to friends and enemies of the ex-governor, this documentary explores the hidden contours of this tale of hubris, sex, and power.
Please note: 'Untitled Eliot Spitzer Film' will screen as a work in progress. | Read MoreDocumentary
James Brown changed the face of American music. Soul Brother Number One, as he was known, pioneered the journey from rhythm and blues to funk. With unique cooperation of the Brown estate, this is a definitive documentary biography of the James Brown story and legend, 1933-1974. | Read MoreDocumentary, NY Director(s), Returning Filmmaker
Use of Force is a fully immersive documentary experience that puts you on scene when migrant Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was killed by border patrol on the U.S.–Mexico border in 2010. Using custom built virtual reality, participants stand alongside witnesses who were trying to stop the events unfolding, offering a profound and visceral experience. Nonny de la Peña is a pioneer of immersive journalism and this is an experience that really puts you in someone else’s shoes. | Read MoreTransmedia