2017 Films

  • BLUE MY MIND
    BLUE MY MIND follows 15-year-old Mia (Luna Wedler) as she undergoes a life-changing transformation, one that leaves her examining her body and her very existence in a new light.
  • BODIED
    Adam is a grad student with an obsessive but academic interest in the world of battle rap. When a chance encounter brings him into that world he discovers a savage side to himself he never knew existed.
  • BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99
    S. Craig Zahler (BONE TOMAHAWK) returns with his sophomore feature, BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. An exhilarating exercise in analog violence, CELL BLOCK follows the brutal exploits of a former boxer who finds himself incarcerated after a drug deal goes wrong. Trapped in a maximum security facility, he must fight to stay alive and to protect those he loves.
  • BRIMSTONE & GLORY
    Tultepec is a small Mexican town that celebrates its love of fireworks with a yearly week-long festival. This festival is captured in a glorious documentary that is pure cinema.
  • THE BURDEN
    Lonely fish, tap-dancing mice and telemarketing monkeys harmonize in their collective angst towards the apocalyptic banality of the modern age in this epic stop-motion reverie.
  • BUZZ SCREENING
    TBD screenings of popular films at the fest.
  • CALL OF CUTENESS
    A parade of cat meme tributes mutate into a disturbing animated critique of how these sublime objects of cuteness belie a more sinister cycle of exploitation and control.
  • CATHERINE
    Delightful animation depicts the origins of a crazy cat lady, while disturbingly proving the axiom: "you always hurt the ones you love."
  • CERULIA
    The brilliant animator behind the stop-motion segments of XX spins an eerie fable about a young woman's repressed memories luring her back to her childhood home.
  • COLD HELL
    A young Turkish woman living in Vienna feels increasingly lonely after she witnesses a murder and finds herself next on the killer's agenda in this smart and gritty thriller from the director of ANATOMY and the Oscar-winning THE COUNTERFEITERS.
  • CRESWICK
    Creeping dread meticulously escalates to an understated, but deeply unsettling coda as a father and daughter pack away the contents of their family home.
  • THE CURE
    A surreal sci-fi soap opera that collides the idiosyncratic private lives of both humans and aliens in a parade of hypnotic slow-zooms and kitschy feline totems.
  • THE CURED
    A zombie virus has hit the world… but it has been cured. What's next for the ex-zombies who have returned to normal? David Freyne's debut feature throws lots of food for thought into the mouth of your mind.
  • DAN DREAM
    KLOWN duo Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam reunite for a true-life tale of epic failure. Witness the non-arrival of the Danish electric car!
  • DARKLAND
    An Iraqi doctor in Denmark seeks vigilante justice for his brother's murder when the police come up short, biting off more than he can chew in a world of gangs, drugs and underground fight rings.
  • DEAD HORSES
    A child caught in a war zone innocently grapples to understand his horrifying surroundings in this grim stop-motion parable.
  • DOWNSIZING
    Everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha and move to a new downsized community in Alexander Payne's brilliant social satire.
  • THE DROP-IN
    A hairstylist confronted with her past fights to protect her future in this stylish, genre-hopping metaphor for the immigrant experience