Updates on January 18, 2017
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a lecherous former Army Lieutenant-Colonel, to Florida for spring break.
Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC (2012)
An independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the definition, history, culture, social impact and global influence of New York’s outdoor summer basketball scene, the worldwide ‘Mecca’ of the sport.
Don’t Worry Baby (2015)
A struggling photographer and his philandering father unknowingly have a one-night stand with the same woman. Four years later, they learn that either one of them might have fathered her daughter.
After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory.
Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back in time before the incident occurred, repeating time until the accident is prevented. One day, he gets involved in an accident that has him framed as a murderer. Desperate to save the victim, he sends himself back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler one month before fellow classmate Kayo Hinazuki went missing. Satoru now embarks on a new quest: to save Kayo and solve the mystery behind her disappearance.
Everything Is Copy (2015)
A look at the life and work of writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron.
Extraordinary Tales (2013)
An animated anthology of 5 stories adapted from Edgar Allan Poe.
Fatima lives on her own with two daughters to support: 15-year old Souad, a teenager in revolt, and 18-year old Nesrine, who is starting medical school. Fatima speaks French poorly and is constantly frustrated by her daily interactions with her daughters. Her pride and joy, they are also a source of worry. To ensure the best possible future for them, she works odd hours as a cleaning woman. One day, she takes a fall on the stairs. On leave, Fatima begins to write to her daughters in Arabic that which she has never been able to express in French.
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
Girl Asleep (2015)
The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can’t bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world.
Glory Day (2016)
Four friends on a trip rescue a woman who is being beaten by a man, only to be pursued by the police. One of them lapses into unconsciousness following an ensuing car accident and the other three are arrested on suspicious of murder.
Harry & Snowman (2015)
The story of immigrant Harry DeLeyer and the plow horse he rescued from slaughter.
Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (2016)
Documentarian Dinesh D’Souza analyzes the history of the Democratic Party and what he thinks are Hillary Clinton’s true motivations.
Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut’s 1966 book “Cinema According to Hitchcock” influenced their work.
Horse Money (2014)
“The time is now, a numbing and timeless present of hospital stays, bureaucratic questioning, and wandering through remembered spaces… and suddenly it is also then, the mid ’70s and the time of Portugal’s Carnation Revolution, when Ventura got into a knife fight with his friend Joaquim.” This is the synopsis from the press notes. The film is a sequel of sorts to Costa’s “Colossal Youth” with Ventura again playing himself.
How to Change the World (2015)
In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world’s imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.
Huevos: Little Rooster’s Egg-cellent Adventure (2015)
Toto, a young chick born the run of the litter, rises to the occasion when a rancher threatens his home and his family.
I Am Bolt (2016)
The legacy of the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt.
In My Father’s House (2015)
IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE explores identity and legacy in the African-American family, as Grammy award-winning rapper Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith and his long-lost father reconnect and try to build a new future in Chicago’s turbulent South Side. Himself a child of a broken home, Che hasn’t seen his father, Brian, in over 20 years, and presumes him dead. But after buying his father’s childhood home, Che sets out to find him, and learns that his is now a homeless alcoholic living only several blocks away/ The film offers a probing take on memory and identity in a family two generations removed from slavery as it tracks Che and Brian’s shared journey to create a new legacy for themselves, their community and the next generation of family.
In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter (2014)
Saul Leiter could have been lauded as the great the pioneer of color photography, but was never driven by the lure of success. Instead he preferred to drink coffee and photograph in his own way, amassing an archive of beautiful work that is now piled high in his New York apartment. An intimate and personal film, In No Great Hurry follows Saul as he deals with the triple burden of clearing an apartment full of memories, becoming world famous in his 80s and fending off a pesky filmmaker.
In the Shadow of Women (2015)
Pierre and Manon are a pair of poor documentary makers, who scrape by with odd jobs. When Pierre meets young trainee Elisabeth, he falls for her, but wants to keep Manon at the same time. But the new girl in his life finds out that Manon has a lover. When she tells Pierre, the time comes for difficult decisions all round.
When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
Innocence of Memories (2015)
A Nobel winning author from Turkey opens a museum in Istanbul, filled with objects from a fictitious, doomed love story.
Judge Archer (2012)
The spear signifies political power, the arrow personal ambition. What happens when the two collide?
Juvenile Offender (2012)
A juvenile offender Ji-gu reunites with his young mom who he thought was dead.
K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012)
Following a group of climbers attempting to climb K2 in 2009, on the 100-year anniversary of its landmark 1909 expedition. Experience the adventure, peril and serenity of a group’s attempt to climb the most challenging peak on earth.
Keep on Keepin’ On (2014)
A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.
Killing Them Safely (2015)
In the early 2000s, two brothers found tremendous success when their company began selling a device that has been called ‘the biggest revolution in law enforcement since the radio.’ But as their company grew, they made decisions that would have lasting impact on both the public and their increasingly skeptical customer base.
Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.