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  • Bushido Man

    Bushido Man

    Japan , 2013 , 88 min. Choreographed like a masterwork of the genre, this martial arts spoof follows a devotee who does the bidding of his master, battling seven masters with different weapons to gain the fighting secrets of each discipline. In the end, his master gives him one terrible last challenge... more
  • HYPEBEASTS

    HYPEBEASTS

    USA , 2013 , 20 min. The most coveted new sneakers go on sale at 8 a.m. and sneakerheads nationwide are camping out overnight to get them. Ronny, a young Filipino-American, has been dreaming of these shoes for months, but will his quest be hindered after a fast-food cashier’s racist joke offends his sister?... 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
  • Lady with Flower-Hair

    Lady with Flower-Hair

    Iran , 2012 , 11 min. It is not easy having flowers growing out of one’s head in this captivating animated tale of a woman with this exact problem... more
  • Light Mind

    Light Mind

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Believe it or not, this short documentary is about a blind photographer and artist, a man who has learned to “paint using light.” ... more
  • Monkey King

    Monkey King

    USA , 2013 , 117 min. A Hong Kong opera filmed in 3-D with a cast of more than 70 performers, incredibly intricate costuming, and a rock-and-roll update, the one-of-a-kind Monkey King will have you looking at theater in a whole new way... more
  • Pencil

    Pencil

    Iran , 2013 , 4 min. It’s the first day of school and all a boy needs is to find his very own pencil... more
  • Thank God

    Thank God

    Iran , 2012 , 4 min. A clever, unassuming visual narration of the life cycle of shoes... more
  • Torn Cloth

    Torn Cloth

    USA , 2013 , 82 min. A tough old Thai soldier and his wife train orphan boys in Muay Thai boxing, the most extreme form of which is essentially bare-knuckled, full-body fighting. It offers an escape from extreme deprivation and hope for a better life, while threatening terrible bodily harm... more
  • A Touch of Sin X

    A Touch of Sin X

    China , 2013 , 125 min. The Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Foreign Feature Film Winner A masterpiece, director Jia Zhangke’s fluid, four-part survey is a conceptually complete, startlingly violent look at life on China’s margins. Moving from the snowy north to the subtropical south, Jia adapts the martial-arts... more
  • Virtuoso Virtual

    Virtuoso Virtual

    Germany , 2013 , 8 min. Using abstract ink drawings, dots, and drips set to the music of 19th-century German composer Louis Spohr, this award-winning filmmaking team answers the question, “What does music look like?”... more
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    Taiwan , 2013 , 104 min. Commencing as a light romantic comedy that makes imaginative use of the fantastic, Taiwanese director Arvin Chen’s second feature becomes weightier as the consequences of the film’s premise—a husband and father (Richie Ren) questions his sexual orientation—begin to emerge... more
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