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International Features

International Features

CACHADA – THE OPPORTUNITY

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CACHADA – THE OPPORTUNITY

Directed by Marlén Viñayo
Five women from El Salvador break through the cycle of generational abuse in this poignant exploration of the…
International Features

CHINA LOVE

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CHINA LOVE

Directed by Olivia Martin-McGuire
Take a fantasy ride through contemporary China in this exploration of the billion-dollar pre-wedding photography industry.
International Features

DIVE RITUALS IN WATER

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DIVE RITUALS IN WATER

Directed by Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir, Elín Hansdóttir, Hanna Björk Valsdóttir
A visionary swimming coach provokes outrage, engenders parental trust, and leads to miracles underwater in this cinematic and…
International Features

FLOAT

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FLOAT

Directed by Phil KIbbe
An insider's look at the F1D World Championships for free flight model airplanes, whose balance is threatened when…
International Features

FOR SAMA

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FOR SAMA

Directed by Waad al-Kateab
A harrowing and unforgettable autobiographical portrait of a woman’s life during the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as told…
International Features

HOPE FROZEN

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HOPE FROZEN

Directed by Pailin Wedel
A family cryopreserves their two-year-old daughter following her death from cancer; are they deluded or prescient in their…
International Features

KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL

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KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL

Directed by Amy Goldstein
An unvarnished, behind-the-scenes look at the creative life and professional struggles of British singer-songwriter Kate Nash.
International Features

KIFARU

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KIFARU

Directed by David Hambridge
An intimate look at the extinction of the northern white rhino through the eyes of the two Kenyan…
International Features

THE KINGMAKER

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THE KINGMAKER

Directed by Lauren Greenfield
Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos made headlines in the 1980s when they were ousted after two decades of presiding...
International Features

LOS REYES

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LOS REYES

Directed by Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff
Two stray dogs, Football and Chola, are captured over a period of two years as they make their…
International Features

LOVE CHILD

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LOVE CHILD

Directed by Eva Mulvad
A poignant portrait of forbidden lovers, desperate to start a new life with their secret child, find themselves…
International Features

MEETING GORBACHEV

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MEETING GORBACHEV

Directed by André Singer, Werner Herzog
The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union, is carefully explored in…
International Features

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

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MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Directed by Luke Lorentzen
The Ochoa family operate an independent for-profit emergency ambulance within Mexico’s shockingly underserved healthcare system.
International Features

MOTHER

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MOTHER

Directed by Kristof Bilsen
A deft exploration of what it means to be a mother through a caregiver who cares for other…
International Features

MR. JIMMY

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MR. JIMMY

Directed by Peter Michael Dowd
Rock out to the music of the mercurial Japanese Jimmy Page impersonator and superfan who moves to California…
Galas & Centerpieces, International Features

CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

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CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

Directed by Molly Stuart
A window into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the perspective of a Jewish woman making an uncommon sacrifice.
International Features

ONE CHILD NATION

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ONE CHILD NATION

Directed by Jialing Zhang, Nanfu Wang
After becoming a mother director Nanfu Wang explores the ripple effect of China’s devastating One Child Policy.
International Features

OUR TIME MACHINE

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OUR TIME MACHINE

Directed by S. Leo Chiang, Yang Sun
The Shanghai-based artist Maleonn races against time to stage a magical, moving autobiographical play for his father, who…
International Features

SEA OF SHADOWS

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SEA OF SHADOWS

Directed by Richard Ladkani
A complex war between drug cartels, local fishermen, politicians and the Chinses Mafia, has pushed the ecosystem of...
International Features

SEAHORSE

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SEAHORSE

Directed by Jeanie Finlay
When a transgender man decides to carry his child himself, the pregnancy prompts a reckoning with conventions of…
International Features

SHOOTING THE MAFIA

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SHOOTING THE MAFIA

Directed by Kim Longinotto
Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia spends her career documenting the life and crimes of the Mafia with intimate details…
International Features

VARDA BY AGNES

Film

VARDA BY AGNES

Directed by Agnès Varda, Didier Rouget
Agnès Varda’s final feature documentary sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to…
International Features

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Film

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Directed by Mariam Ghani
The story of Communist-era Afghanistan and lives under fire are told through a recently uncovered treasure trove of…
International Features

WHAT WILL BECOME OF US

Film

WHAT WILL BECOME OF US

Directed by Steven Cantor
A self-made billionaire makes the biggest decision of his life: sell the company he’s built since 1953 or…
International Features

WILD HONEY

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WILD HONEY

Directed by Ava Porter, Farhad Akhmetov
The harmonious universality of musical expression is explored in this rapturous, ethnographic look at traditional folk music in…
International Features

YOUR TURN

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YOUR TURN

Directed by Eliza Capai
With kinetic energy and infectious empowerment, three young Brazilian activists fight for education and affordable transportation.