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Red Apples
A young Armenian bride's relationship with her husband is put to the test on their first day of marriage when her mother-in-law interferes. Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Austin Film Festival.
Zombie Girl - Making Horror Film
Emily Hagis is filming her first feature film. She wrote the screenplay, and will be directing it herself. The zombies shuffle, and there's plenty of blood. The big difference is that Emily is twelve. This funny, tender documentary follows Emily and her family on her first feature film. This film…
The Seven Tapes - Poet Yona Wallach
A cinematic journey into the world of Yona Wallach, a legendary poet, who's radical life and poetry ended in an early age, leaving behind a myth and a trail of admirers. More than 25 years after her death, seven recorded tapes from her last interview are discovered. In these tapes,…
Zelda - A Simple Woman
She published her first book of poetry at the age of 53 and became a prominent figure in the field of Hebrew literature. Niece of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, living alone in Jerusalem, writing poems of pieces of paper, surrounded by a small court of lovers and admirers. Through never-seen before…
Small Beautifully Moving Parts
Sarah Sparks is pregnant and feeling wholly ambivalent, despite her boyfriend's pure enthusiasm. A committed tech-geek, she fears she is more interested in ultrasound technology than in what's being ultra-sounded. When her sister lures her to L.A. for what ends up being a terrorizing baby shower, Sarah keeps her rental…
inch'Allah Dimanche
Zouina is a woman who is torn from her home in Algeria. With her 3 children and her mother-in-law, she rejoins her husband in a foreign, unaccommodating land. She finds herself feeling imprisoned between a distant husband, a hostile mother-in-law and a neighbor who is afraid of Zouina's otherness. But…
The Al Hadji and His Wives
The Al-Hadji and His Wives is a film portrait of a Mbororo Fulani patriarch, Al-Hadji Isa, his savvy wives, and their rebellious daughters. The documentary provides a glimpse into their everyday lives, religious and moral practices, as well as the political opinions the Al-Hadji has to offer from his particular…
Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? - Pitääkö mun kaikki hoitaa?
This hilarious Finnish short film was a Nominee for Best Short Film, Live Action at 2014 Academy Awards. Sini wakes up in a panic: she has slept in and the family is late for a wedding. She wakes up her husband Jokke and daughters Ella and Kerttu. They start to…
XXY
For just about everybody, adolescence means having to confront a number of choices and life decisions, but rarely any as monumental as the one facing 15 year-old Alex (Ines Efron,) who was born an intersex child. As Alex begins to explore her sexuality, her mother invites friends from Buenos Aires…
Murder in Mesopotamia
A young mother, much loved in her hometown of Mesopotamia, St. Vincent, is brutally shot to death in this poor Caribbean village the day before she is to give court testimony against a man accused of raping her. Circumstances point to the accused rapist as the killer, but he is…
Karen Cries On The Bus
Karen has left her slimy but successful husband Mario after ten years of marriage. She needs a fresh start to find out who she is and who she could be, despite her husband's proclamation that she can do absolutely nothing. She walks out into Bogota with no job, no friends,…
Love Iranian - American Style
Sexual purity, money and a mother's worries come together in this humorous guided tour of America's status-obsessed Iranian Jewish community. The film follows Tanaz, the narrator, a hip New Yorker whose Iranian family attempts to marry her off now that she's reached the age of 25. Tanaz vacillates between soppy…