"I'm The Duke" by J.P. Duke

Sidelined by concussions, ex-NFL linebacker J.P. “The Duke” Duke denies the magnitude of his injuries while clinging to gridiron glory. But when J.P.'s pregnant wife, Aubrey, hosts a Super Bowl bash, he faces the realities of life on the sidelines: stodgy neighbors, nacho cheeses, and the looming responsibilities of fatherhood.

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Max Barbakow

USA / 2016, 21 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 3:15pm


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9 Rides

An Uber driver gets life changing news on the busiest night of the year.

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Matthew A. Cherry

USA / 2016, 86 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:30pm


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Aftermath (Nachspiel)

Brought to you by freelance director and writer Ralf Beyerle, Aftermath tells the story of waking up in a strange bed the morning after a party. As these two young acquaintances endure the primarily awkward atmosphere, you find that it's often the small things that raise the questions of greatest importance. As the two become more comfortable in each other’s company, this film gives insight into the time between yesterday and today.

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Ralf Beyerle

Germany / 2015, 10 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Alison

Uga Carlini’s award winning hybrid feature on Alison Botha is a deeply personal and emotional story of triumph and survival. Using a creative and innovative fairytale aesthetic, Carlini’s film is a poetic and insightful exploration of trauma and overcoming.

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Uga Carlini

South Africa / 2016, 80 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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All The Best (SVE NAJBOLJE)

Romantic comedy with singing, set in pre-Christmas time, when destinies of four lonely people are accidentally intertwined.

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Snjezana Tribuson

Croatia / 2016, 102 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Anton

A ten-year-old boy starts acting out when his family life begins to buckle under increasing financial strain.

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Nico van den Brink

The Netherlands / 2016, 25 mins


Friday, December 9 / 11:00am


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Arlette

Fifteen-year-old Arlette trades her home in the Central African Republic for medical treatment in Berlin. Her knee got injured years ago during the fighting in her country, and a German benefactor has decided to pay for the operation she needs so badly. The teenager is scared stiff, knows no one and doesn’t speak a word of German, but she embarks on the journey all the same. Arlette – Courage Is a Muscle simply follows the courageous young lady along the way. 

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Florian Hoffman

Central Africa / 2015, 82 mins


Friday, December 9 / 12:00pm


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Barbados Surfer Girl

From the age of eight it was clear that she was going to be no ordinary athlete. At ten years  the diminutive blonde was the youngest person to ever be selected for the Barbados National Surfing Team. At 17 she had won more international awards and accolades than any Barbadian in any sport in the last three decades. And now at 19 she has achieved entry on the World Championship Tour 2016 , the top 17 women surfers in the world, the first Caribbean surfer to make theWCT. She has brought more international attention to Barbados during her career than any other Barbadian with the possible exception of Rihanna.

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Penelope Hynam & Pelle Hybbinette

Barbados / 2015, 30 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 2:15pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:45pm


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Bazodee

Set on the vivid, colorful island of Trinidad and pulsing with the sensuous dance rhythms of soca music, BAZODEE is a new style Bollywood musical!
Starring: Machel Montano, Staz Nair, Kabir Bedi, Valmike Rampersad, Natalie Perera
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Todd Kessler

Trinidad & Tobago / 2015, 95 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 7:00pm


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Before It's Too Late

An inspiring second chance touching film.   

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Christopher C Reid

Bahamas / 2016, 17 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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Before The Trees Was Strange

Before the Trees Was Strange, is a personal documentary, a journey of race and identity through a desire to unlock a mystery within my family.

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Derek Burrows

Bahamas / USA / 2016, 85 mins


Monday, December 5 / 8:00pm

Thursday, December 8 / 6:30pm


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Bernie & Rebecca

A blind date turns into the experience of a lifetime.

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Melissa Kent

USA / 2016, 14 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Between Sisters

Should a secret been told before is too late?

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Manu Gerosa

Italy / 2015, 78 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 3:00pm

Sunday, December 11 / 4:45pm


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Bipolar & Cheese

A dark comedy about love, cheese and mental illness.

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Scarlet Perez - Attending

USA / 2016, 12 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Blind

A blind, washed-up novelist and Wall Street wife rediscover their passion for life through each other.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott

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Michael Mailer

USA / 2016, 106 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 8:45pm

Thursday, December 8 / 6:30pm


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Boat People

On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy

couple on their luxurious catamaran.

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Paul Meschùh

Germany, Austria / 2015, 28 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 8:30pm

Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Bottomless

Bottomless is a true story about my experience of moving from one culture to another, with all its misunderstandings and miscommunications that makes it just comical.

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Veronique Vanblaere

USA / 2016, 3 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 2:15pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:45pm


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Bullied

A meek high school janitor struggles to maintain both his dignity and moral compass when a bullying incident spirals out of control.

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Khaled Ridgeway

USA / 2016, 5 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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Cahide's Open Marriage

What happens when an unconventional, uber stylish 70-year-old lady demands open marriage from her husband?

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Ali Kemal Guven

Turkey / 2016, 25 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:00pm


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Carl's PRESENT

A man dying of cancer gets a day to feel better and make ammends.

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Kevin Taylor

Bahamas / 2016, 17 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 2:15pm

Thursday, December 8 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:45pm


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Chocolate Cake

A boy wakes up in the middle of the night craving his mother's chocolate cake.

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Benjamin Shweky

USA / 2015, 10 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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Consensual

College student Mateo attends a party where he unexpectedly finds himself navigating through the pressure of drugs, temptation and self-worth.

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Elisa-Sofia Fioretti

USA / 2016, 14 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Cowboys

The most important things in life do not depend on your luck.

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Bernabé Rico

Spain / 2015, 20 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Criminals

Four criminals speak candidly about their lives, their crimes, and the punishment they’ve endured. 

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Jib Polhemus

USA / 2016, 26 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 1:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 4:00pm


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Daisy

He's stuck in Neverland and needs her to pull him out.

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Nancy Paton

UK / 2016, 23 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Death On A Rock

Balanced between tragedy and levity this vibrantly shot tale follows Lillian’s year of happiness, pain, and growth, told through flashbacks and drifting between memories and shifting consciousness.

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Scott Ballard

USA / 2015, 82 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 4:30pm


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Delinquent

Delinquent is the dramatic exploration of a teenager’s struggle to manage the fall-out of a robbery gone wrong.

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Kieran Valla

USA / 2016, 96 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:30pm


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Diva: Enemy Of The People

Parisian crossdresser travels to his homeland of St Lucia to stage the island's inaugural Hot Couture Fashion Show, however, on an island of fierce sexual politics, it is not long before he is fighting local hostilities, homophobia, and the status quo.

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Tony Oldham

UK, St Lucia, France / 2016, 95 mins


Monday, December 5 / 5:45pm

Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Eat White Dirt

An oddly spellbinding personal, cultural, and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, this film collects and combines the experiences, processes, and explanations of people who eat white dirt with the scientists who study the phenomenon.

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Adam Forrester

USA / 2016, 37 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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Epiphany

How to make an ordinary life an extraordinary experience. — A story about conquering fear, being among sharks and reinventing life at every turn, while navigating an autistic family through life as a mother and a photographer.'

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Frans De Backer & Michael Maes

Cayman Island / 2016, 78 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Falling

A girl succumbs to self destructive tendencies whilst dealing with her grief after a bereavement.

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Guy Davies

UK / 2016, 7 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Frail

For Ruben every day is just like the other. Shielded from the outside world, he lives with his father Gabriel in a forest house on the outskirts of a village. He spends his life in a trance-like state, orchestrated by his father‘s strict rules. He is only allowed to play with his puppet, while his dad spends most of his time in his workshop. One morning looking out of the window, for the first time Ruben sees some village children playing and suddenly experiences a strange feeling. He starts questioning and distrusting his father. He decides to find out what exactly his father is doing every day in the forbidden workshop.

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Ares Ceylan

Switzerland / 2015, 18 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:00pm


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Free CeCe

CeCe McDonald survived a brutal attack, only to be incarcerated for defending her life. After an international movement to free her, CeCe emerges as a leader to interrogate the prison industrial complex and inspire women to fight back when attacked.

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Jacqueline (Jac) Gares

USA / 2016, 85 mins


Friday, December 9 / 1:00pm


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From Where The Opera Sings

Two high school kids search to find each other on the day the world is going to end.

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Corey Harrell

USA / 2015, 15 mins


Friday, December 9 / 6:30pm


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Game

A high school sophomore moves to a new school and wants to try out for the reigning state champion boys basketball team. The player goes out and shows extraordinary skill, worthy of making the roster, until the team finds out the student's biggest secret. 

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Jeannie Donohoe

USA / 2016, 14 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 4:45pm


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Girl Flu

Bird, 12, has to become a woman whether she wants to or not when - in the worst week of her life - she gets her first period, is ditched by her impulsive, free spirited mom, and learns that you can never really go back to The Valley.  

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Dorie Barton

USA / 2016, 92 mins


Monday, December 5 / 2:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:00pm


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God Knows Where I Am

God Knows Where I Am is the story of Linda Bishop, a well-educated New Hampshire mother who suffered from severe bipolar disorder with psychosis, who was intermittently incarcerated and homeless, inevitably being committed for three years to a state psychiatric facility.

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Jedd Wider and Todd Wider

USA / 2016, 97 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:15pm


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Happily Never After

In a small village, where normal people are living together with fairytale characters, a terrible crime has been comitted. Six little goat-kids were brutally murdered. During his research a young detective discovers that nothing is what it seems...

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Jamille van Wijngaarden

The Netherlands / 2014, 25 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:00pm


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Heaven's Floor

Heavens Floor,  based on the true story of a photographer rescued by her future daughter, while stranded in the icy wilds of the Canadian Arctic.

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Lori Stoll

USA / Canada / 2016, 88 mins


Friday, December 9 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Hourglass

Hourglass is the senior film project of Joseph Pelegreen and Matt Lang, produced by John Brown University. During his routine walk to work, Dan Harris is confronted by a mysterious stranger with a proposition that will shake up his world. Dan begins to ponder his life and the choices he now faces, and begins to find what is really important to him. 

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Joseph Pelegreen

USA / 2016, 20 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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I Had A Dream

An "out of body" imagining of the loss of ones chance to fulfill their lifes hopes and dreams. 

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Patrick Hodgson

Canada / 2015, 6 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Irregulars

Against a tellingly hypnotic factory backdrop, a refugee encapsulates the global immigration crisis in his own wrenching words.

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Fabio Palmieri

Italy / 2015, 9 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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January

Elaine finds herself alone at midnight at a party in a stranger's apartment, she decides to drown her sorrows in champagne, but her plan is spoiled by an relentlessly positive guy, who's determined to see her champagne flute as half full.

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Craig Pospisil

USA / 2015, 10 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Judy's Child

One daughter's journey in the face of her mother's mortality. 

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Ty Hodges; co-directed by Jacqueline King-Howell

USA / 2016, 20 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 3:30pm


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Kid Yamaka

Kid Yamaka is a deeply human story, diving into professional boxer Zachary Wohlman’s troubled background, his training under world-class coach Freddie Roach, and his path to personal redemption through boxing, Judaism, and sobriety. 

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Matt Ogens

USA / 2015, 14 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 3:15pm


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Like A B1

In Seoul, a Korean girl is passing the french oral exam, yet the examiner’s questions lead her to speak about her difficult family story, then unconsciously, she starts to express herself with gestures.

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Yann Kerloc'h

Seoul Korea / 2015, 15 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Lila & Valentine

Valentin needs to connect to Lila's mind to save her from coma. 

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Adrien Lhommedieu

France / 2015, 19 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Little Soldier

10 year old, Anya lives and cares for her mother, Amanda. When Derek threatens to come between them, Anya takes matters into her own hands in order to protect her home. Little Soldier is a darkly comic drama about the power of one girl’s imagination to change her own world. 

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Stella Corradi

UK / 2016, 13 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Live Cargo

A young couple grieving after a terrible loss escape to the Bahamas, where they are confronted with simmering tensions and dark secrets. 

Starring: Dree Hemingway, Keith Stanfield, Sam Dillon, Leonard Earl Howze, Robert Ray Wisdom

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Logan Sandler

Bahamas / USA / 2016, 85 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 8:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:00pm


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Living Room Coffin

A dark comedy about a young woman who receives a coffin anonymously in the mail and must go on a odyssey to discover the sender.

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Michael Sarrow

USA / 2016, 82 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 4:30pm

Friday, December 9 / 5:00pm


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London Town

A young boy is introduced to The Clash by his estranged mom and it changes his life forever. 

Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Daniel Huttlestone, Dougray Scott, Natascha McElhone, Tom Hughes

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Derrick Borte

UK / USA / 2016, 92 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 4:30pm

Sunday, December 11 / 4:15pm


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Lost Boy

A 12 year old Jamaican runaway sneaks back into to his home town for what he assumes will be a routine visit with his best friend. Things don't quite go according to plan... 

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Aisha Porter-Christie

UK / 2015, 12 mins


Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Love In The Age Of Like

A young woman tries to decide whehter or not to break up with her boyfriend because he doesn't "like" any of her social media posts.

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Theodore Bezaire

Canada / 2016, 8 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Minor

Two underage musicians from Niagara Falls take destiny into their own hands by stealing a limousine and driving to California.

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Sam Avery

Canada / 2016, 72 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 4:15pm


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Moonlight

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery.

Starring: Naomie Harris, André HollandMahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome

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Barry Jenkins

USA / 2016, 112 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 10:30pm

Friday, December 9 / 8:30pm

One Smart Fellow

While on a family vacation, one small man makes one big decision that will change his family's lives forever.

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Timothy Busfield

USA / 2015, 44 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 4:00pm


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Papa: Hemingway In Cuba

In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Joely Richardson, Adrian Sparks

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Bob Yari

USA / CUBA / 2015, 110 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 7:30pm


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Rated

Maggie, a wife and mother, must own up to her behavior when she wakes to find every adult has received a YELP-like star rating floating above their head. While most everyone has a shining 4 or 5 stars, Maggie’s got just 2.5!

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John Fortson

USA / 2016, 19 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 8:45pm

Saturday, December 10 / 1:00pm


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Replika

When humanity turns functional, the heart of machines beats louder.

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Luc Walpoth

Switzerland / 2014, 26 mins


Friday, December 9 / 6:00pm


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Reservations For Three

Two people, One menu, lots of reservations!

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Steven Bennett

Canada / 2015, 13 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Running The I84

A man’s journey from hospital bed to running the length of New Jersey.

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Greg Lassik

USA / 2016, 96 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:30pm


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Salt & Light: The Story Of Monsignor Preston Moss

Preston Moss was born to be a priest – anyone who knew young Preston growing up, knew he was destined for great things. 

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Joan Albury, Kristina McNeil

Bahamas / 2016, 30 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:00pm

Saturday, December 10 / 2:15pm

Shavasana

Striving to achieve perfect stillness at the end of an arduous journey.
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Ian Macmillan

Canada / 2015, 7 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 1:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 5:00pm


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Shortwave

Josh and Isabel Harris, after suffering the loss of their only child, relocate to a secluded hillside research facility with the hopes of repairing their broken family. After years of trying, Josh and his research partner, Thomas, have a breakthrough involving a cryptic shortwave radio signal and its universal origins. Something within the signal resonates with Isabel and she begins experiencing seeming hallucinations and visions of distant memories. Upon further investigation into the phenomenon, the scientists fear for Isabel’s health while Isabel fears the signal has attracted something sinister to their new home.

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Ryan Gregory Phillips

USA / 2016, 86 mins


Friday, December 9 / 6:00pm


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Shu - De!

Following in the footsteps of Paul Pena, Beatboxer, Shodekeh, travels across the world from Baltimore, MD to Kyzyl, Tuva, Russia to take part in a festival celebrating the 50th Birthday of the legendary musician, Kongar-ool Ondar. While there, he collaborates and competes with some of the worlds best Tuvan throat singers in pursuit of a goal to create an oasis of unity with music. Music is the language in this exploratory documentary filled with rare recordings and open landscapes.

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Michael R Faulkner

USA / 2016, 80 mins


Friday, December 9 / 1:45pm

Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Situational

A young man kidnaps his suicidal roommate to cure him with a sunrise over the ocean.

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Scott Simonsen

USA / 2015, 21 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Smile

When a husband's abuse shifts from his wife to small daughter, he is so consumed by guilt that he becomes the creator of his own retribution.

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Carolina Giammetta

UK / 2016, 10 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:00pm


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Sometimes

A story of life & time, love & marriage in stills, moving image, sound and words.

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Kate Sterlin

USA / 2016, 14 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 2:15pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm


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Sonita

18-year old Sonita had a say in things, Michael Jackson would be her father and Rihanna her mother. 

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Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Afghanistan / 2016, 90 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Speaking From The Heart

An artist with developmental disabilities is able to tell his compelling childhood story of abandonment and rescue through his paintings.

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Mary Katzke

USA / 2015, 10 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Swirl

A short film about acceptance among high school youth as told through dance.

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Lance McDaniel

USA / 2016, 7 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 3:45pm


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The Black Line

A group of caribbean olympic swimmers, led by Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, debunk the myth that black people can't swim.

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Stan Jakubowicz

USA, Cayman Islands, Bahamas / 2016, 55 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 10 / 4:45pm


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The Drunk: Getting Home

Embark on a hilarious journey of a drunk trying to break into his own house. A slapstick comedy written by and starring Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Seann Walsh and directed by Gabriel Foster Prior. 

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Gabriel Foster-Prior

UK / 2016, 6 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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The Family Jumble

Martin is 11 years old and faces a new dimension: middle school. He soon realizes that in his classroom, he is the only one having parents still married. 

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Max Nardari

Italy / 2016, 90 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 3:00pm


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The Firefly Girls

Will is struggling to move on after his beloved daughter suddenly dies. Stuck in a dark cloud of grief, he spends his time hiding in his house and drinking himself into a stupor. Will just wants to be left alone. Meanwhile, a young girl from the neighborhood, Gracie, is determined to sell the last of her Firefly Girl cookies. She knows Will is hiding and that he has a reputation. 

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Katie Micay

USA / 2016, 12 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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The Hem (L’orlo)

Chiara is a young french woman particularly fond of an old movie that she watches over and over again. She has recently moved to the fifth floor of a sunny building in the middle of a hot summer.

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Francesca Sambataro

Italy / 2016, 21 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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The House On Coco Road

In 1979 the Grenadian people carry out the first successful revolution in the English speaking Caribbean. Maurice Bishop becomes Prime Minister. The Revolution attracts workers from around the world including my mother, Fannie Haughton. In 1982 Angela Davis, her family, and my mother visit Grenada to witness this miraculous Peoples’ Revolution. 

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Damani Baker

USA / 2015, 78 mins


Monday, December 5 / 4:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm


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The If Project

One Cop. One Inmate. One Question That Changed Everything. 

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Kathlyn Horan

USA / 2015, 90 mins


Friday, December 9 / 4:00pm


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The Land Of Exodus

A Mexican street kid confronts the harsh realities of the border between the United States and Mexico as he attempts to assist an abducted American teenager.

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Skinner Myers

USA / 2015, 11 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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The Mahjong Box

Tom is an American living in Shanghai. Ever since his wife Ling died, Tom has lead a solitary life and fallen prey to depression. He roams the thrilling city, unable to put his life back together. One day, he finds hope upon meeting Bobo, a young club hostess who happens to resemble his former wife; but that's their only thing in common. With Bobo’s lack of interest in Tom, he’ll try anything to win her over.

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Fabien Gaillard

China / 2016, 93 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:30pm


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The Open

When Federer turns into Mad Max… as Beckett meets Tank Girl.

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Marc Lahore

France / 2015, 103 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 6:30pm

Friday, December 9 / 6:30pm


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The Rat & The Snake

3 members of a 'Clean up crew' for the criminal underworld are on the way to their hideout after a job, when one of them freely comes out as a self-proclaimed 'Rat'. And that's not even their main problem.

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João Rosa

USA / 2016, 10 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 6:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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The Team

A misfit group of street soccer players bond and create a team in hopes of winning a tournament in orderto raise enough money to save their neighborhood from the hands of Turkish construction giants.

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Emre Sahin

Turkey / 2015, 110 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 1:45pm


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The Unforgiven

Capturing your initial attention with a shock and awe hook , in Purgatory, a cynical angel is forced to confront his own skepticism when he tries to save another soul. Your palms will sweat as two characters engage in a heated interrogation 

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Jason Piccioni

USA / 2015, 9 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 5:00pm


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The Voice In The Head

A young woman sits her psychology exam and recalls a situation where she watched as an insane woman sits on the underground train, both taking the same route. The girl follows this troubled woman as they take the same paths, the same turns and the same doors. Are they two different people observing each other, or does the troubled woman represent the young woman’s capacity for insanity? 

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Cyrus Trafford

UK / 2015, 12 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Three Minute Warning

In Palestine, a 14-year-old girl called Mariam cares for her disabled mother.

One night, an Israeli "knock-on-roof" bomb is dropped onto their building allowing them only three minutes to escape before it is demolished. This emotional 11-minute drama depicts the reality of civilians in Gaza, Palestine. 

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Iqbal Mohammed

UK / 2015, 12 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Three Women Wait For Death

Miranda and her adult-ish daughters, Hester and Rose, are crammed in a rotting little caravan to be near their irascible Gramps in his final days. They love him but his care bills are mounting and when they discover that he’s hidden his savings and doesn’t remember where... they could bloody kill him.

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Isabelle Sieb

UK / 2015, 16 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Ti Coq

Josué a Roguish kid has developed a special relationship with his cock, strongly convinced that he could turn him as a dreaded fighting cock!

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Nadia Charlery

Martinique / 2016, 23 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Twinsburg

Identical brothers reconnect at the world’s largest gathering of twins.

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Joe Garrity

USA / 2015, 16 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Tyrese Gibson: Shame

Shame chronicles the story of up-and-coming soul singer Lionel Jacobs (Gibson), who is married to his background singer Bobbi Ann (Hudson).

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Paul Hunter

USA / 2015, 7 mins


Monday, December 5 / 8:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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Value Over Replacement

With seven career home runs, light-hitting shortstop turned drive-time sports radio host Edward “Chip” Fuller is hardly the poster-boy for baseball’s steroid era. But when he learns his name will appear on a list of players linked to performance enhancing drugs, Chip is forced to explain his choice to colleagues, his listeners, and his family.

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Ruben Grijalva

USA / 2015, 17 mins


Saturday, December 10 / 3:15pm


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Victoria Rosana Maite

A lesbian couple faces a crisis after discrimination towards their daughter.

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Iñaki Velásquez, Pamela Hurtado

Chile / 2016, 25 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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We Have Each Other

A young couple try to survive a crisis, but the real danger may be far more personal than either of them realize.

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Naomi Sheridan

Ireland / 2016, 15 mins


Friday, December 9 / 6:30pm


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When The Lionfish Came

When the Lionfish Came, is an experimental film that juxtaposes the natural world with the cultural environment. This film uses metaphor to address both the effects of capitalism and climate change in the Caribbean— particularly The Bahamas. The lionfish, predatory-outsider, non-native species in the Atlantic, has since the early 90s, wrought havoc on reef systems in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Tamika Galanis

Bahamas / 2016, 6 mins


Wednesday, December 7 / 2:15pm

Saturday, December 10 / 3:00pm


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Winters Journey (Wintersreise)

Walter is waiting at the last station of his journey through life. His family and friends all know what is best for him. But in the end they have to understand that his ending belongs only to him.

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Susanne Boeing

Germany / 2015, 26 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:45pm


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Youth

As Joel and Alice approach their golden years, they embark into a brand new world together: a world where their aging selves can be traded in for the bodies of younger strangers, and their love can live on forever. 

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Brett Marty

USA / 2016, 17 mins


Friday, December 9 / 6:00pm


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Zaar

Zaar a suicidal bomber enters a random diner to explode himself as a terrorist action but listening and interacting with the innocent people around him makes him doubt himself. Will he do it?!! 

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Ibrahim Nada

USA / 2016, 22 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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