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  • The Broken Circle Breakdown

    The Broken Circle Breakdown

    Belgium , 2012 , 111 min. A Belgian couple face the loss of their daughter to cancer, marshaling the resources of their love of American bluegrass to try to stanch the pain. The film layers their happy early years with the tragedy they must endure and the success they are finally achieving as musicians... more
  • Remote Area Medical

    Remote Area Medical

    USA , 2013 , 80 min. Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman’s documentary shows how dedicated volunteers and medical staff administer free health care to America’s working poor. In a makeshift “hospital” set up at a Tennessee NASCAR track, patients share their heartrending stories... more
  • 12 O'Clock Boys X

    12 O'Clock Boys X

    USA , 2013 , 75 min. Debut filmmaker Lotfy Nathan’s documentary showcases Baltimore’s notorious dirt-bike packs, whose illegal wheelie-popping the police are powerless to stop. The account follows Pug, a boy who’s recently lost his older brother and who yearns to assimilate into the group... more
  • Paradise: Hope

    Paradise: Hope

    Austria , 2013 , 91 min. The final act in Ulrich Seidl’s ambitious “Paradise trilogy,” Paradise: Hope finds virginal 13-year-old Melanie at a fat camp, where she will develop a crush on a middle-aged physician. Seidl’s latest is every bit as frontal, challenging and powerful as its two predecessors.... more
  • 2 Autumns 3 Winters

    2 Autumns 3 Winters

    France , 2013 , 87 min. With this quirky French indie centering on the romantic lives of three 20- and 30-something Parisians, writer-director Sébastien Betbeder has crafted an intimate viewing experience in which the actors confess directly to the camera. 2 Autumns, 3 Winters feels very of-the-moment... more
  • 20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg

    20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg

    Netherlands , 2013 , 80 min. Gay couple Sjors and Bert lives are upended when Sjors’s 15-year-old biological son arrives for an extended stay, after one of his lesbian mothers is accidentally injured. The deftly comic 20 Lies is ultimately about learning how to be a family, whatever that might mean... more
  • All Together Now

    All Together Now

    USA , 2013 , 82 min. A motley crew of teenagers and 20-somethings flock to a concert in the woods, where they encounter both their inner and outer demons in a coming-of-age tale stripped bare of production values but subtly infused with both the comedy of obsession and the drama of its consequences... more
  • American Mustang

    American Mustang

    USA , 2013 , 68 min. Presented in 3-D with narrative interludes, this impassioned, locally produced documentary by Monty Miranda (Skills Like This, SDFF 30) examines the plight of wild horses in the American West—literally a dying breed—while considering their place in the national psyche... more
  • Animation Station Screening

    Animation Station Screening

    50 min. A screening of the short animated films created during the 2014 animation station workshops. Using traditional animation techniques, participants created a short film in a one day workshop for budding young animators (ages 6-17).... more
  • Bending Steel

    Bending Steel

    USA , 2013 , 93 min. Dave Carroll documents Chris “Wonder” Shoeck’s obsession with the ancient art of bending steel. A loner, Schoeck yearns to be a Coney Island strongman, but fears public performance and failure. This moving film captures his self-doubt and ultimate triumph as he joins a community of powerful men... more
  • Blue Ruin X

    Blue Ruin X

    USA , 2013 , 92 min. Jeremy Saulnier’s darkly comic thriller about a beach bum who returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of revenge premiered at Cannes. A fumbling assassin on a reckless mission, Dwight fights to protect his family, even as he gets deeper into a family feud... more
  • Borgman

    Borgman

    Netherlands , 2013 , 118 min. Never refuse a bath to those who dwell below the earth. They will transform your sacred family life into a Grand Guignol for no other reason than their malevolent amusement. The chilling aspect of Alex van Warmerdam’s Cannes selection is the household’s complete consent... more
  • Caucus

    Caucus

    USA , 2013 , 104 min. AJ Schnack documents the competitive 2011-2012 Iowa Republican caucuses, featuring a full slate of candidates vying for the nomination to go up against President Obama. Viewers get a fly-on-the-wall look at the backroom strategizing, as well as the candidates’ public personas... more
  • The Closed Circuit

    The Closed Circuit

    Poland , 2013 , 100 min. Inspired by real events, The Closed Circuit is a political thriller about the persecution of three entrepreneurs by Gdansk’s (formerly Communist) old guard. Made exclusively with private funds, Rysazrd Bugajski’s smartly shot feature was a big box-office hit in Poland... more
  • Cold Comes the Night

    Cold Comes the Night

    USA , 2013 , 90 min. A story about desperation and survival, Cold Comes the Night pits a lonely single mother (Alice Eve) against a near-blind career criminal (Bryan Cranston) in the search for a missing bag of money, the avoidance of a crooked cop, and the hope for a better life... more
  • Colorado Film School Showcase

    Colorado Film School Showcase

    66 min. Five short works from some of Colorado’s most talented student filmmakers... more
  • Days and Nights

    Days and Nights

    USA , 2013 , 92 min. A fading movie star brings her paramour to her lakeside estate to visit her ailing brother and fledgling-artist son. As the eccentric family and their caretakers gather for Memorial Day, reckless desire wreaks havoc and a disastrous turn of events leads from dysfunction to heartbreak... more
  • Desert Runners

    Desert Runners

    USA , 2013 , 92 min. Desert Runners follows a collection of brave souls attempting the 4Desert Ultramarathon Series across the Atacama Desert in Chile, the Gobi Desert in China, the Sahara in Egypt, and a 150-mile footrace across the single most inhospitable landscape in the world: Antarctica... more
  • Doomsdays

    Doomsdays

    USA , 2013 , 91 min. A real discovery, director Eddie Mullins’s first feature employs long-take setups to tell the comedic story of serial home invaders in the Catskills. Co-starring Justin Rice and Leo Fitzpatrick, Doomsdays is a genuinely anarchic work of the “pre-apocalypse.”... more
  • EAT

    EAT

    USA , 2013 , 93 min. Does biting your own nails make you a cannibal? Starz alum Jimmy Weber’s feature debut screams, “Yes!” With the right mixture of camp gore and intelligent metaphor, EAT comments on the modern struggle to make it in a “consumer” society... more
  • Eternal Amazon

    Eternal Amazon

    Brazil , 2012 , 88 min. Since the Industrial Revolution, “progress” has been synonymous with vanquishing nature, but now we know the future of man lies in a sustainable existence. The Amazon, often under assault by nightmarish exploitation, is making a comeback. Destructive agriculture is history... more
  • A Field In England

    A Field In England

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 90 min. A spacious meadow in 1600s Britannia serves as an existential arena fueled by hallucinogenics. Surreal circumstances and Tarkovsky-like imagery lead up to a psychedelic climax of cinematographic awe. Embrace the ambiguity and fear not the abyss... more
  • The Fifth Season

    The Fifth Season

    Belgium , 2012 , 93 min. When winter never leaves a remote farming community, its inhabitants face a cascade of mysterious and dramatic failures of nature that bring them to the brink of starvation. Human bonds cannot hold. All that’s left are superstition and startling beauty after terrible loss... more
  • The Final Member X

    The Final Member X

    Canada , 2012 , 75 min. Siggi’s dream is to include a human specimen in his phallus museum. Two men are competing to be the first; one is a promiscuous Icelandic legend, the other an American who tattoos the flag on his organ and is willing to remove it antemortem... more
  • Forty Years from Yesterday

    Forty Years from Yesterday

    USA , 2013 , 76 min. When Bruce’s wife dies unexpectedly and he is overcome with sorrow, his desperation is juxtaposed with coolness of the undertaker and the reactions of family members. This minimalist film uses cinematography, not dialogue, to create a rich exploration of the expressions of grief... more
  • A Fragile Trust:  Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times

    A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times

    USA , 2013 , 76 min. Samantha Grant scrutinizes not only Jayson Blair’s plagiarism and deceit during his tenure at The New York Times, but also the journalistic integrity of the bureaucratic newspaper system. How could his copious fabrications and errors have been overlooked?... more
  • Generation War

    Generation War

    Germany , 2012 , 118 min. This gripping two-part epic, eight years in the making for German television, follows five young men and women through the tribulations of World War II. The once fun-loving, close-knit group will come to face not only unspeakable atrocities but their own role therein... more
  • The Girl and Death

    The Girl and Death

    Netherlands , 2012 , 127 min. In this beautifully shot period piece, an elderly man returns to a once-opulent but now abandoned hotel, where he relives his ill-fated love affair of half a century earlier with a beautiful and very complicated kept woman. Through flashbacks, their tragic romance is recounted... more
  • The Girl from the Wardrobe

    The Girl from the Wardrobe

    Poland , 2013 , 90 min. In this unusual love story about two brothers and their moody, suicidal next-door neighbor, Jacek’s personal life is cramped because he has to watch his mentally challenged brother like a hawk. When a haughty neighbor won’t do it, Jacek gets the unhinged Magda to babysit Tomek... more
  • Go Down Death

    Go Down Death

    USA , 2013 , 88 min. Aaron Schimberg’s grimly comedic first feature portrays life in a nihilistic nowhere, populated by disfigured card players, disinterested prostitutes, and child grave diggers. This experimental and deeply stylized work of neo-Dada is as daring as indie cinema gets... more
  • Gold Fever

    Gold Fever

    USA , 2013 , 84 min. For centuries, gold has remained a symbol of wealth and power. Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine in the Guatemalan highlands posts record profits, but for locals, gold frenzy can mean intimidation, pollution, even murder. Three women defend their ancestral lands, whatever the consequences... more
  • Grigris

    Grigris

    France , 2013 , 101 min. In this elegantly photographed Cannes prize-winner from Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, one of the most important African directors of the past 20 years, an aspiring, partially paralyzed dancer imperils his life and that of his prostitute girlfriend after an ill-conceived double-cross... more
  • Here Was Cuba

    Here Was Cuba

    Ireland , 2013 , 75 min. The world was almost annihilated in October 1962. This is not science fiction but the Cuban Missile Crisis, a history lesson that should not be forgotten because more countries today have these bombs and “there is no room for error with a nuclear weapon.”... more
  • Hide Your Smiling Faces

    Hide Your Smiling Faces

    USA , 2013 , 80 min. The New Directors Award Winner A hit at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Daniel Patrick Carbone’s debut feature sketches two brothers’ sudden coming-of-age after a friend’s mysterious death. Richly naturalistic in its performances and its lush rural setting, the film heralds Carbone as a d... more
  • House with a Turret

    House with a Turret

    Russia , 2012 , 80 min. Eva Neymann’s richly textured piece of old-school humanist art cinema builds its World War II-era narrative and visual perspective around a resourceful boy who must navigate an urban space as his mother lies dying. Pola X’s Yekaterina Golubeva co-stars in her final film role... more
  • I Sing Beijing

    I Sing Beijing

    USA , 2012 , 87 min. I Sing Beijing follows Hao Jiang Tian, a Chinese-born opera singer, as he tackles his dream to organize a trip for young Western singers to travel to China, learn Mandarin, and perform live before an audience of thousands... more
  • I Will Be Murdered

    I Will Be Murdered

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 90 min. Recorded before his death, Rodrigo Rosenberg’s political statement accuses Guatemala’s president of his murder and nearly brings down the government. Justin Webster’s documentary follows the twists and turns of the subsequent investigation with the intensity of a spy novel... more
  • Ilo Ilo

    Ilo Ilo

    Singapore , 2013 , 99 min. Recipient of the Camera d’Or prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Anthony Chen’s assured first feature depicts the day-to-day drama of a middle-class Singapore family and their live-in Filipina maid. Ilo Ilo is as heartfelt as it is quietly devastating... more
  • In Hiding

    In Hiding

    Poland , 2013 , 98 min. What begins as a typical World War II movie becomes a tense Hitchcockian thriller. With the Germans invading Poland, a photographer hides a young Jewish woman in the basement, much to his daughter’s consternation. After his arrest, the women form an increasingly obsessive bond... more
  • In Real Life

    In Real Life

    Denmark , 2013 , 102 min. The Internet has transformed interpersonal relationships, from meeting to cheating. We are accessible 24/7, yet may not be present in the moment to make the correct choices. People require human contact, but are we the same online as we are In Real Life?... more
  • In the Name Of

    In the Name Of

    Poland , 2012 , 102 min. Malgorzata Szumowska’s fifth feature is the story of Adam, a Catholic priest who has been transferred to a rural village. In addition to his church duties, Adam manages a center for disadvantaged young boys. But something he is hiding threatens to destroy his life as a priest... more
  • The Kill Team

    The Kill Team

    USA , 2013 , 79 min. Dan Krauss directs this doc about Spc. Adam Winfield, a soldier in Afghanistan whose platoon called itself “The Kill Team.” Members of intentionally killed civilians and planted evidence, but when he threatens to out their crimes, Winfield is charged with premeditated murder... more
  • La Jaula de Oro

    La Jaula de Oro

    Mexico , 2013 , 110 min. Three teenagers—two boys and a girl disguised as a boy—set off from the peaceful jungles of Guatemala to find a better life in the United States but instead encounter the cruelties of both migration officials and the gangs of thugs who exploit those headed north... more
  • Le Week-End

    Le Week-End

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 93 min. At a crucial crossroads in their marriage, a couple revisit Paris, the site of their honeymoon 30 years earlier. Breathlessly combining comedy and raw emotional drama, Le Week-End also features one of the most touching homages in ages in its concluding nod to Jean-Luc Godard... more
  • A Long and Happy Life

    A Long and Happy Life

    Russia , 2013 , 77 min. When a citified gentleman farmer faces eviction from his leased land, he succumbs to the supposedly steadfast loyalty of his workers who want him to stay, only to discover that their passionate declarations count for nothing when faced with the wrath of local government officials... more
  • Lovely Louise

    Lovely Louise

    Switzerland , 2013 , 91 min. Andre lives with his octogenarian mother, Louise, once a would-be movie star. His life revolves around her routine, and he flies model airplanes in his spare time. He wants to date Steffi, but responsibilities get in the way. Then a stranger turns their lives upside down... more
  • The Marathon

    The Marathon

    Netherlands , 2012 , 110 min. Not realizing how long a marathon really is, four pals glibly make a bet with a sponsor that they can finish the Rotterdam race in order to save the garage they love. Poor diets, relationships and inner demons are no obstacles for their hilariously heartfelt perseverance... more
  • Mayor of the Sunset Strip

    Mayor of the Sunset Strip

    USA , 2003 , 94 min. Through the glitter and the grunge, from The Monkees to Coldplay, Rodney Bingenheimer--a.k.a. Rodney on the ROQ--has reigned over the Los Angeles music scene for over two decades.... more
  • Miracle

    Miracle

    Slovakia , 2013 , 78 min. Ela, a 15-year-old Slovakian girl, is forcibly institutionalized by her mother and her mother’s new lover. She learns she’s pregnant, leading her to seek out her drug-addicted boyfriend. Michaela Bendulova is outstanding in this Dardennesque story of despair and redemption... more
  • Molly Maxwell

    Molly Maxwell

    Canada , 2012 , 91 min. Sara St. Onge directs this coming-of-age tale about a teen attending a private arts school where she flounders in a sea of creative types. Her parents push her to be extraordinary; Molly decides her project will be to seduce her worldly teacher—jeopardizing both their futures... more

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