A young woman is asked by strangers to impersonate a prodigal daughter to fulfill a father’s dying wish, and in doing so tests the fragility of family bonds. A fascinating story of deception and truth from one of South Korea’s most promising directors.
Set in Malaysia in the 1990s, Hong Kong director Patrick Tam’s first feature in 15 years showcases superstar Aaron Kwok as a father whose complex relationship with his son tests the familial and cultural ties that bind.
With striking camerawork, innovative sound effects and a dramatic twist, this minimalist tale of two Argentine swimmers at different places in their careers plunges viewers into the mental variance, physical fatigue and sensory awareness of the long-distance athlete.
This absorbing documentary follows adventurer and world-renowned tea importer David Lee Hoffman as he travels through China in pursuit of the best handcrafted teas. After seeing this film, you'll never drink a cup of tea the same way again.
Eleven-year-old Tommy, his teenage sister Viola and their volatile father Renato struggle with the emotional fallout created by the absence of wife and mother Stefania. Reminiscent of Truffaut and de Sica, Italian actor Kim Rossi Stuart’s directorial debut deftly explores a family in torment.
An adulterous couple flees Taipei for a vacation somewhere in South America, but their idyll turns bizarre and ominous within hours as they rumble across a surreal landscape populated by underground royalty and suicidal squirrels.
An eccentric and gently humorous road movie through beautiful seaside Hokkaido in which a taciturn widower, accompanied by a puppeteer’s apprentice and a mysterious young woman, looks for a piano and a beach beloved by his late wife.
Documentary footage of Jacques Derrida and John Berger collides with interviews of physicists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and a fictional crime story in this live cinema performance by Ken McMullen.
Shifting from details of the natural world to incisive analyses of historic events, this program examines the beautiful and the horrific. Titles include Discoveries on the Forest Floor, 1–3, Memo to Pic Desk, WATERCOLOR NIGHT MONTAGE NO. 7, SEVILLA -> (∞) 06, Atlantis Unbound, Interplay, Capitalism: Slavery, Destiny Manifesto, and A Bridge over the Drina.
When a message from God instructs the pastor of San Francisco’s Voice of Pentecost Church to make a movie, he does not start small. Shooting in 70mm, production begins on a biblical sci-fi epic pitched as "Star Wars meets The Ten Commandments." An evenhanded consideration of religious faith and filmmaking zealotry.