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2017 EDITION FILM LINEUP

feature films by title (17)

A LONG TIME FOR LOVERS  Quick View
Dir: David McElfresh , United States, 77 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Eight desperate friends ignore the people who love them while chasing after people who do not. Once night falls, the rush to say how they feel beco... more »
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ADAM GREEN’S ALADDIN  Quick View
Dir: Adam Green, United States, 81 min, 2015, Feature Narrative
In this retelling of the classic tale, Aladdin is an out of work indie-rock singer living in a video-game-world ruled by a perverted technology-obse... more »
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AREA  Quick View
Dir: Louie Ignacio, Philippines, 110 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
A short distance from the city's red-light district is Area, a neighborhood of brothels where over-the-hill sex workers can be had for a can of sard... more »
details quick view trailer winner: BEST FEMALE ACTOR NARRATIVE FEATURE
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CATCH 22: BASED ON THE UNWRITTEN STORY BY SEANIE SUGRUE  Quick View
Dir: Josh Folan, United States, 93 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
With Hurricane Sandy looming on the horizon, five hard-lived friends come to from a send-off celebration alongside an unexplained dead girl. What ar... more »
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HATE CRIME  Quick View
Dir: Steven Esteb, United States, 90 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
As a young man is executed for a hate crime, two sets of parents struggle to deal with the consequences. The clock ticks toward midnight and the exe... more »
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KTM COCK-TALE  Quick View
Dir: Anuska Rauniyar, Nepal, 90 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Rajesh is a junkie and dealer of a drug - Nepali cocktail in Kathmandu. Though he takes pride in selling drugs, making money and a name for himself,... more »
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LOTTE  Quick View
Dir: Julius Schultheiß, Germany, 75 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Lotte is impulsive, rough around the edges and leads a colourful life on the streets of Berlin, stumbling from man to man and flat to flat. One nigh... more »
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MANN IM SPAGAT - PACE, COWBOY, PACE  Quick View
Dir: Timo Jacobs, Germany, 90 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Cowboy has a vision. He wants to save the planet with his movement of Free Swingers, so he applies for a grant at The Central Agency who sends a rep... more »
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PANOPTICON  Quick View
Dir: Aaron Keene, United States, 85 min, 2015, Feature Narrative
Panopticon is about a man with a sunlight allergy that isolates him from the outside world. Living in a beachside town, he is surrounded by spoils h... more »
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PAWO  Quick View
Dir: Marvin Litwak & Sonam Tseten, Germany, 121 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
After the death of his father, young Dorjee realizes what it means to be Tibetan in his own country, which is now called China. During the Tibetan u... more »
details quick view trailer winner: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY & BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
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SCUMBAG  Quick View
Dir: Mars Roberge, Canada, 114 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
A young hipster wannabe-superstar dj, Phil, takes on a day job at a telemarketing company, working with crazy people, ex-prisoners, drug addicts and... more »
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SEARCHING FOR FORTUNE  Quick View
Dir: Joseph Matarrese, United States, 87 min, 2015, Feature Narrative
A family drama about a woman who tracks down her husband's brother after recent passing. Unveiling a father's secret adoption thirty years earlier,... more »
details quick view trailer winner: BEST SCREENPLAY NARRATIVE FEATURE
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SOMEONE ELSE  Quick View
Dir: Nelson Kim, United States, 72 min, 2015, Feature Narrative
SOMEONE ELSE is a surreal drama about the clash of wills between two Korean American cousins. Jamie (Aaron Yoo), a shy young law student hungry for... more »
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TARDE EN EL ABISMO (AFTERNOON AT THE ABYSS)  Quick View
Dir: Pedro Oswald Padilha, Argentina, 63 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Road; art; dreams; love; abandonment; madness; death; abyss. Lost in the road driving his car with no destination, André presents his "caravan-spect... more »
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THE CHILDREN OF HIP HOP  Quick View
Dir: Antonio De La Cruz, United States, 109 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
Three vignettes that explore the impact of Hip Hop music and culture on the community of the South Bronx. These vignettes examine the lives of three... more »
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THE DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST  Quick View
Dir: Julie Dash, United States, 112 min, 1991, Feature Narrative
At the dawn of the 20th century, a family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina -- former West African slaves who adopted many of their... more »
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THE RED EFFECT  Quick View
Dir: Jordan Miller, United States, 91 min, 2016, Feature Narrative
The Red Effect is a hard-hitting drama with a strikingly familiar storyline: An unarmed black teenager is shot and killed by a white man.Directed by... more »
details quick view trailer winner: BEST MALE ACTOR NARRATIVE FEATURE
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