Features & Docs A-Z


Directed By Joe Penna | 98 min
You will be utterly transfixed in this one man’s (Mads Mikkelsen, Hannibal) struggle for survival. He must decide should he remain in the relative shelter of the downed aircraft or trek across the Arctic seeking a lone encampment. Facing exhaustion, frostbite, starvation, and a polar bear, he faces his challenges with an extraordinary will to live… View Article


Friday, November 1, 9:00 pm, Studio C
Monday, November 4, 6:30 pm, Studio C

Blood Memory

Directed By Drew Nicholas | 107 min
The United States has a dark history of Indigenous family separation and assimilation policies. Despite passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 – a law intended to keep tribal communities intact – Native American families continue to be torn apart through biased, often controversial, child removal practices. This revealing and heartbreaking documentary follows… View Article


Sunday, November 3, 4:00 pm, Studio C
Wednesday, November 6, 4:00 pm, Studio C

Book Week

Directed By Heath Davis | 96 Minutes
When it looks like his novel is going to be published, high school English teacher and once famous novelist – Nicholas Cutler – thinks his luck has finally changed. But what promises to be the best week of his life professionally, spirals into seven days of hell personally. A pregnant girlfriend, a student in trouble with… View Article


Sunday, November 3, 9:00 pm, Studio C
Wednesday, November 6, 9:00 pm, Studio C

Bozkir Look at the Birds

Directed By Mehmet Tanrisever | 111 minutes
Abdullah and Cripple Ziya, travelling gun dealers, are complete opposites. One lives for a future of a home, a wife and a happy life. The other lives one day at a time. Ziya commits an unforgiveable act by harassing a married woman. Abdullah, disgusted and dishonored, kills his best friend and turns himself in for… View Article


Friday, November 1, 4:00 pm, Studio C
Sunday, November 3, 1:30 pm, Studio C

Extra Ordinary

Directed By Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman | 94 minutes
Between its silly premise, adorable characters, distinctive sense of humor, and knowing nods to more serious horror, this Irish film is a crowd-pleasing ghost comedy with a truly original voice. Rose can communicate unwittingly with spirits and tries to escape from her “talents”. until Martin begs for her help in freeing him from his dead… View Article


Saturday, November 2, 9:00 pm, Studio C
Thursday, November 7, 9:00 pm, Studio C

Meant to be Broken

Directed By Jonathan Zuck | 90 minutes
Harvey has led a cautious and conscientious life until he gets fired and finds out he has one month to live. Throwing caution to the wind, he meets Luke at a bar and confesses he’s never broken any rules. Luke responds, “Do you want to?”and so the quest begins. Along the way, they accidentally kidnap… View Article


Monday, November 4, 9:00 pm, Studio C
Tuesday, November 5, 9:00 pm, Studio C

Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins

Directed By Janice Engel | 93 minutes
This hoot and a half documentary tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor-sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril,… View Article


Sunday, November 3, 6:30 pm, Studio C
Thursday, November 7, 4:00 pm, Studio C


Directed By Alex Thompson | 98 minutes
This refreshing, funny, insightful film touches (not hammers) on many present-day issues: abortion, relationships both hetero and lesbian, post-partum depression and the incredible demands of being a nanny. At the start of the summer, Bridget lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a precocious six-year old, Frances (played by the extraordinary Ramona… View Article


Saturday, November 2, 6:30 pm, Studio C
Thursday, November 7, 6:30 pm, Studio C

Shorts Program A

89 Minutes
THE CHEF Directed by Hao Zheng | 20 min. In a time when work is done by robots, a traditional Chinese chef is forced to train a Caucasian humanoid to cook Chinese food, but a former protégé of the chef makes this harder by joining an anti-robot riot group. ANYTHING FOR THE ONES WE LOVE*… View Article


Saturday, November 2, 1:30 pm, Studio C

Shorts Program B

116 Minutes
SHORT WAVE Directed by Mohamad Esmaeeli | 15 min. Early in the morning a worker tired from his night job, returns home. A dictator’s speech is blaring from a loudspeaker, disturbing his sleep. He tries to stifle the annoying noise, but on his path, he loses himself. MS HITT Directed by Aaron Wells | 3… View Article


Monday, November 4, 4:00 pm, Studio C

Shorts Program C

112 Minutes
THE KEEPER Directed by Bob Celli | 14 min. Celeste and Robert meet at a speed dating event. A lonely widow yearning for connection and a lover of art in search of perfection. The distance between longing and obsession is closer than you think. GRACE Directed by Alexia Oldini | 6 min. A young woman… View Article


Tuesday, November 5, 4:00 pm, Studio C

Slay The Dragon

Directed By Chris Durrance, Barak Goodman | 101 minutes
OPENING NIGHT FILM This is the most important political film of the decade. This thrilling and morally suspenseful documentary explains the history and devious strategies of gerrymandering. You will gasp at the blatant manipulation by mostly the Republicans to guarantee the votes in their districts by carving out the map to look like a child’s drawing…. View Article


Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 pm, Studio C

The Silent Revolution (Das Schweigende Klasszimmer)

Directed By Lars Kraume | 111 minutes
Based on a true story in 1956. During a visit to the cinema in West Berlin, two high school pupils see a newsreel showing dramatic pictures of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest against the Soviet regime. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously decide to hold a minute’s silence during class in solidarity with the… View Article


Friday, November 1, 6:30 pm, Studio C
Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 pm, Studio C

Walking On Water

Directed By Andrey Paounov | 105 minutes
An uncensored look into the artistic process and personal relationships of Christo, an artist known for his large-scale installations (The Gates, NYC, Running Fence, Sonoma). For the first time since the passing of his wife and partner, Jeanne-Claude, Christo sets out to realize, The Floating Piers, a project they conceived together many years before. You… View Article


Saturday, November 2, 4:00 pm, Studio C
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 pm, Studio C