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In Currie's stylish first film, Tommy is a talented musician who hears a symphony in everything around him -- yet is deaf to the cries for help from those closest to him. When his sister dies of a drug overdose and his girlfriend falls under the sway of a Svengali-like record producer, Tommy discovers the art of DJing and uses it as a way to reconnect to his sister and the world. | Read More
A devastating meditation on the human costs of war, inspired by the Thomas Merton poem. Schonegevel's film mixes live action with found footage (including eerie color images of sun-drenched mornings in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and New York on September 11) to explore America's responsibility for its sordid nuclear legacy.
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For more than 20 years AIDS has ravaged the planet. The ancestral virus was found in chimpanzees, but the question remains: How did it cross over to humans? Origins examines the controversy that engulfed the scientific community when it attempted to explain the genesis of one of the deadliest diseases to afflict mankind. | Read More
Regina is a 65-year-old woman who passes her time working as a volunteer informant for the Copacabana police. One night she spies a man apparently murdering his wife through lethal injection. When the police decline to investigate, Regina takes up the case herself, and soon becomes romantically entangled with her prime suspect. Featuring a tour de force performance by Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station). | Read More
This moving documentary follows students at southeast Tennessee's Whitwell Middle School (nearly 98 percent white) as they try to collect six million paper clips -- one for each Jew killed in the Holocaust. Whitwell's location -- near both the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan and the site of the Scopes Monkey Trial -- gives that effort added resonance, and the film uncommon poignancy. | Read More
This is not just another film about Angkor, the world famous monument, but about those who live and work there: a young peddler uncertain about his future, a peasant with his cherished fighting cock. These are stories of pain and hope, in which the past and present complement each other and humor helps people cope with the anguish of survival. | Read More
Though he should know better, fashion photographer Shawn starts up a tumultuous love affair with radiant model Athena. To add to his personal misery, he also records each painful detail in a uniquely personal video journal. This intimate, hilarious, and sexy film unforgettably documents the glamorous, reckless life of Manhattan's young and beautiful. | Read More
In this new model coming-of-age story, a right-wing U.S. senator enlists his son Henry, against his will, as the "poster boy" for his tightly contested re-election campaign. But Henry has been away at college, living happily out of his father's shadow -- and out of the closet. As the election nears, secrets unfold, altering family bonds and lives. | Read More
This extraordinary first documentary about Sao Paulo's infamous prison starts where Hector Babenco's fictional Carandiru (also in the Festival) leaves off. Through a workshop at which video cameras were given to inmates, Sacramento pushes the boundaries of the genre in delivering a convincing and coherent film -- reality and cinema are rarely paired with such humanity and originality. | Read More