In the Olympic Athlete Village, a young cross-country skier bonds with a volunteer doctor after her competition ends. Starring Nick Kroll and Alexi Pappas. Filmed on location in the actual Olympic Village at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics with three people comprising the entire cast and crew: Jeremy Teicher, Nick Kroll, and Alexi Pappas. Real Olympic athletes, including Jamie Anderson and Gus Kenworthy, also make their way into the film as additional characters.
Winner of both the Best Actor (Jeff Daniels) Best Independent Film Awards at the 2019 Hollywood Independent Reel Film Festival, GUEST ARTIST tells the story of a young man who comes into the orbit of his hero (Daniels) and must reconcile dreams of youth with the sagacity and reality of life lived fully.
Set in 1960’s small-town Oklahoma, and presented in stunning black-and-white cinematography, TO THE STARS chronicles the story of Iris and Maggie. Iris is a shy, insecure teen who endures bullying both at school and at home. Maggie is the mysterious and magically charismatic new girl who sees Iris’ hidden gifts and encourages her to come into her own. When Maggie’s Delphic past is uncovered, the townsfolk are thrown into a panic, and Maggie and Iris are forced to take drastic measures to stand their ground together in a world where women who don’t follow the rules are egregiously unwelcome.
Based on the novel by Lisa Klein, Shakespeare’s monumental drama, Hamlet, is reimagined through the perspective of its tragic heroine, Ophelia. Featuring a star-studded cast including Daisy Ridley (STAR WARS), Naomi Watts (21 GRAMS, MULHOLLAND DR.), Clive Owen (CLOSER, CHILDREN OF MEN), Tom Felton (HARRY POTTER), and a score by Academy-Award composer Steven Price.
2019 Sundance Grand Jury Award nominated PAHOKEE encapsulates the experience of being a teenager at the edge of the earth -a town of just under 6,000 residents in southeast Florida. As Na’Kerria, Jocabed, Junior, and BJ head into senior year, they must reckon with the economic challenges while looking onward towards the future.
Juggernaut German director of benchmarks in both narrative and documentary cinema and SFF alum, Werner Herzog (AGUIRRE, WRATH OF GOD, GRIZZLY MAN, FITZCARRALDO, ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD, etc.) holds a meeting with last leader of the Soviet Union, a man who irrevocably changed the course of history by ushering the end of the communist era in Eastern Europe, reuniting Eastern and Western Germany, and precipitating resolution of the Cold War, the singular and singularly historic Mikhail Gorbachev.
When the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circuses announced their closing in 2017, many were stunned to hear The Greatest Show On Earth would be no more. Nowhere was the pain more heartfelt than in Sarasota, Florida, the winter home of the circus for decades; a place where many of circus’ iconic families are reflecting deeply on its glorious past, while amplifying hopes for the future of an evolving circus.
Comedians Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani star in this dark comedy, in which a happy couple realizes their love is truly all encompassing when they are met with a supreme challenge. After accidentally involving themselves in the murder of a stranger, the two are led into a series of events that force them to solve this mystery and grow more familiar with one another than they have ever been.
Behind the gates of a palm tree-lined fantasyland, four residents of America’s largest retirement community, The Villages, FL, strive to find happiness and meaning.
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