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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS FROM THE FESTIVAL YEAR 2009
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OFF AND RUNNING

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Nicole Opper
  • Country: USA
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers—one mixed-race and one Korean—Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. Even so, she can't quell her curiosity about her biological African-American roots and decides to contact her birth mother. This choice propels Avery into her own complicated exploration of race, identity, and family that threatens to distance her from the parents she's always known. | Read More
Female Director(s), Sports, Documentary
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ONLY WHEN I DANCE

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Beadie Finzi
  • Country: U.K. and Brazil
Two teenage ballet dancers from the working-class favelas of Rio are determined to dance their way to a better life, but to do so they must grow up against harsh prejudice, doubt, and some of the best dancers in the world. This inspiring doc trails their path to beat the odds and follow their dream of making it in the elite world of professional ballet. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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ORIGINAL

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
In this fresh and colorful lovable loser tale, Henry has spent most of his life trying to blend in. When his seemingly normal life turns upside down, his friend convinces him to move to Spain and open a restaurant. But before he can break free of the mundane, he gets sidelined caring for his mentally unstable mother, running into a lost-soul feminist who does performance art in a strip club, and a big bag of steroids. | Read More
Drama and Comedy
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OUTRAGE

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Kirby Dick
  • Country: USA
Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated) delivers a searing indictment of the hypocrisy of closeted politicians who actively campaign against the LGBT community they covertly belong to. Outrage boldly reveals the hidden lives of some of our nation's most powerful policymakers, details the harm they've inflicted on millions of Americans, and examines the media's complicity in keeping their secrets. | Read More
Documentary
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P-STAR RISING

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Gabriel Noble
  • Country: USA
In the early '80s, Jesse Diaz was a rising star in the hip-hop world. Now a broke single father in Harlem with two children to support, Jesse finds a shot at redemption in his nine-year-old daughter Priscilla Star, a precocious and immensely talented rapper. Director Gabriel Noble follows four years of father-daughter ups and downs as they navigate the grit and the glamour of the music biz. | Read More
Documentary and Music
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PAINTBALL

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniel Benmayor
  • Country: Spain
Eight strangers convene in a remote forest for an expensive experts-only paintball retreat. They enter the game at full throttle, but already something's not right. The rules have changed and more is at stake than they expected. This frenetic thriller is akin to a live-action video game, but getting to Level 10 doesn't seem to guarantee anything. | Read More
Action, Horror, Thriller
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PANDORA'S BOX

Yesim Ustaoglu's (Journey to the Sun) latest is a gorgeous, expertly developed cross-generational dramedy. When an aging matriarch (90-year-old Tsilla Chelton) starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her. Pandora's Box took the top prize and Chelton was named best actress at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. | Read More
Drama and Female Director(s)
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PARTLY PRIVATE

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Danae Elon
  • Country: Canada
To cut or not to cut? Pregnant with a baby boy, director Danae Elon and her husband face "a big choice about his little penis." From New York to London, Istanbul to Israel, Elon travels the world in an effort to understand the controversial ritual of male circumcision. At the heart of this emotional, shockingly funny journey is a modern family, an innocent little boy, and a mother's unwavering love. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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