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Weekends
This Oscar -nominated animated short film tells the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal, dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set…
The Phone Call
This Oscar-award winning short film follows Heather (Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water, Blue Jasmine ), a shy lady who works at a helpline call center. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man she has no idea…
The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl Dunye plays a version of herself in this witty, nimble landmark of New Queer Cinema. A video store clerk and fledgling filmmaker, Cheryl becomes obsessed with the "most beautiful mammy," a character she sees in a 1930s movie. Determined…
Who We Are Now
Recently released from prison, Beth (Julianne Nicholson) is working with her public defender (Jimmy Smits) to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with…
Lolita
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love. Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New…
Tortilla Soup
Three grown sisters, Maribel, Leticia and Carmen try to cope and live with the fact that their father Martin, a veteran chef, is slowly losing his sense of taste. Martin has one simple rule: be at home for Sunday dinner…
Lavender
LAVENDER is a taut psychological thriller that bends the line between memory and madness, past and present, like a splinter in the brain struggling to escape. Jane (Abbie Cornish) has always photographed old and abandoned farmhouses for as long as…
The Feels
Andi (Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians ) and Lu (Angela Trimbur) are excited to celebrate their upcoming wedding with a joint bachelorette weekend in wine country. On the first night, things goes awry when one of the brides admits she's…
Born in Flames
The movie that rocked the foundations of the early Indie film world, this provocative, thrilling and still-relevant classic is a comic fantasy of female rebellion set in America ten years after the Second American Revolution. When Adelaide Norris, the black…
River Of Grass
Acclaimed director Kelly Reichardt's ( Certain Women ) first film follows Cozy and Lee, lovers who are as criminally inclined (and hopelessly incompetent) as they come. Ironically, their robbery spree gets disrupted when they find themselves running from the police…
Her Majesty
As a small New Zealand town prepares for a once-in-a-lifetime royal visit, a popular thirteen-year old girl, Elizabeth, who dreams of meeting the Queen, finds her fervent hopes put in jeopardy when she develops an unlikely, life-changing friendship with Hira,…
They Remain
Two scientists who share a romantic history are tasked with investigating unnatural animal behavior on the site of a Manson Family-style cult's compound. From the writer of "Europa Report," and based on Laird Barron's haunting novella. "It's an engrossing exercise…
Personal Problems
This entirely African American-conceived and produced ensemble drama is the result of a collaboration of a pair of pioneering Black artists: writer Ishmael Reed and filmmaker Bill Gunn, who wrote and directed the underground classic Ganja & Hess and wrote…
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The Pledge
On the day of his retirement, detective Jerry Black (Jack Nicholson) accepts a gift, an airline ticket to Mexico. But when the body of a murdered eight-year-old girl is discovered in the mountains, Jerry offers his expertise at the crime…
No Men Beyond This Point
A wry mockumentary that asks the question, what would the world be like if women were in charge? Imagine a world where, since 1953, women have been able to reproduce without men and they are no longer giving birth to…
Almost Adults
This comedy feature follows two best friends in their final year of college while they transition into adulthood. One embraces her sexuality and tries to catch up on everything she has missed during her teenage years, while the other ends…
A Picture of You
In this critically acclaimed indie favorite and New York Times Critic's Pick , estranged siblings, Kyle and Jen, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they inadvertently…
Balcony
Tina, a troubled teenage girl, is attracted to Dana, an Afghani girl. Initially, we trust Tina and admire her protectiveness of Dana from the kids at school and on the violent estate, but as we watch their friendship blossom we…
You Were Never Really Here
Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) is a hired gun who rescues trafficked girls, using brutal methods against those responsible. Caring for his elderly mother in his childhood home in New York City, he suffers from graphic flashbacks of his childhood, the abuse…
Boogaloo and Graham
Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for…