Actor Diego Luna (Y Tu Mamá También) steps behind the camera for this heartfelt documentary about the life and career of his countryman, Mexican boxer Julio César Chávez, considered one of the sport's--and Mexico's--all-time greats. Luna follows Chávez through the final bouts of his career, even as he proudly passes the torch of boxing to his son.
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Today, you are the master of your own domain, the creator, the conjurer. Whether in Beirut, Bangkok, or Brooklyn, your audience is a web-cam away. Our panel of web-celebs and content creators step out from behind their laptops to take a look at the revolution and responsibility of this socio-technological phenomenon and what it means for the future of creativity. | Read More
Identical twin boys come to Hollywood with the hope of making it big and end up playing twin sisters Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen in front of Mann's Chinese Theater in this cautionary tale about the desperate need to be "somebody." | Read MoreComedy
The Common Sense Farm exanimes the world of the Twelve Tribes, a communal Judeo-Christian religious group often referred to as a cult. As a seventeen-year-old woman goes through her wedding, the community's religious goals -- and the role of women and children in achieving them -- are revealed. This insulated way of life has led to a fragile relationship with the outside world, sparking controversies, conflicts and misunderstandings on both sides of the fence. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Ten-year-old Kate is confused by her parents: dad is self-absorbed and indifferent while mom is loving and controlling. One day after school a strange man invites Kate to take a ride with him. Encouraged by his kind attention and easy manner, and intrigued by the excitement of doing something her parents don't know about, Kate decides to make her first break from Mom and Dad's guidance and protection. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
Our presentation of DJ Spooky’s newly enhanced version of his landmark performance piece Rebirth of a Nation is preceded by the New York premiere of Latitude, a performance piece by acclaimed London-based video art collective D-Fuse. Latitude is inspired by the notion of drifting through the urban land and soundscapes of China, following the emotive qualities of spaces that surround us.
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Darius, a 15-year-old with muscular dystrophy, has never been outside of Georgia, until his 11 closest friends rent an RV and take off across the country, hoping to convince MTV's Pimp My Ride to work on his wheelchair and raise awareness about the disease. On their long adventure they learn that life, even when imperfect, is always worth the ride. Ages 14+
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It's nighttime in America--the draft has been reinstated. Our conflicting attitudes toward war are examined through the eyes of Aaron (Elijah Wood), George (Chris Klein), and Dixon (Jon Bernthal) as each prepares to report for duty and learns, individually, what it means to "serve with honor."
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A lonely girl with a vivid imagination struggles to plant seeds of love after her narcissistic sweetheart breaks her heart. But a chance meeting with "angel-headed dorks" Hercules and Nothing enables her to overcome her heartbreak on a serendipitous summer day. Dear Lemon Lima thrives on the notion that life is a time to celebrate our common traits and differences and inspire kindness and equality in others. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
A tale of innocence shattered, dreams destroyed and vengeance fulfilled, Descent begins with an idealistic vision of college sweethearts and wild house parties, but quickly falls apart. A rape sends Maya (Rosario Dawson) into a spiral of drugs, rage and despair-until she is reunited with her attacker and offered a chance to settle the score. A City Lights Pictures Release.
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While serving six months as an unarmed military observer with the African Union in Darfur, Sudan, former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle had access no journalist was afforded. Unable to intervene, he took thousands of uncompromising photographs that documented the genocide, then resigned his post and dedicated himself to exposing the magnitude of these atrocities. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary