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The second feature from writer-director Barry Jenkins (MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, IFFBoston 2008) follows its young protagonist from childhood to adulthood as he navigates both the dangers of drugs and violence in his depressed Florida neighbourhood, and his complex love for his best friend.
Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler star in this emotionally overwhelming and critically acclaimed drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (YOU CAN COUNT ON ME, MARGARET), about a reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his Massachusetts hometown after the sudden death of his beloved older brother.
Provocative Chilean director Pablo Larraín (TONY MANERO, NO) depicts the events leading up to and following the assassination of JFK through the eyes of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman).
The astonishing feature debut by director Robert Eggers evokes Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING in its tale of a family of settlers in 17th-century 3 who encounter mysterious, possibly supernatural forces when they are exiled from their village and forced to live on the outskirts of an ominous forest.
Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a stunning meditation on what it means to be Black in America.
Father-and-son coroners (Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch) enter a world of terror while conducting a late-night autopsy on a murdered young woman, in the English-language debut of Norwegian fearmonger André Øvredal (TROLL HUNTER, IFFBoston 2011).
Living in rural Maine, Michelle Smith is legally blind and diagnosed with autism, but she chases big dreams and a provocative romance. Redefining “normal,” Michelle’s empowering story celebrates outcasts everywhere.
Tracing the aftermath of the worst mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history, the traumatized community develops a new sense of purpose.
As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, reluctant heroes find themselves in a David and Goliath battle for the future of our survival.
As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, Bennett works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition.
Years after forming the first all-autistic comedy troupe, best friends Noah, New Michael, Jack, and Ethan find themselves faced with their biggest, and potentially final, performance.
A weekend getaway for four couples takes a sharp turn when one of the couples discovers the entire trip was orchestrated to host an intervention on their marriage. Written and directed by Clea DuVall. Starring Natasha Lyonne, Alia Shawkat, and Cobie Smulders.
Werner Herzog’s existential exploration of the past, present, and future of the internet.
Princess Shaw stuggles to make her music heard by posting her songs on YouTube. Then, one day, someone living 7,000 miles away discovers her.
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