In this geek-chic comedy reminiscent of Napoleon Dynamite and set in a quirky New Zealand small town, video game fanatics Lily and Jarrod stumble toward romantic bliss. Will the nerds triumph over adversity?
Diagnosed with a fatal disease, Max impulsively leaves Germany to live out the brief remainder of his life on a beach in Mexico. Instead, he crashes his stolen car into a pig farm run by Emma, a wise seductress whose unique perspective on life and death helps Max achieve the ultimate liberation.
Acclaimed Brazilian director Eduardo Coutinho continues his fascinating exploration of everyday people in his native land. He travels to the backcountry of Paraiba meeting and filming wise, weathered women who have been able to maintain their pride and dignity despite hardscrabble lives.
This tantalizing "toxic comedy" tracks a cadre of global warming messengers parrying across the widening chasm between scientific understanding and political action. As climate change goes mainstream, activists, scientists, journalists, politicians and pundits jostle for position on opposing sides of the hot–and overheating–issue.
One of Brazilian music’s unsung pioneers gets heads bopping and hips swinging in this on-the-road documentary bursting with rhythmic energy, Tropicalismo tunes and showstopping concert performances.
Five former high school friends reunite for an evening of fun, remembrance and sadness in this Altmanesque portrait of female friendship. A look at how youthful idealism turns into adult pragmatism, and how one can fight such changes, from the director of Free Radicals.
Hal Hartley revisits characters from his indie opus Henry Fool in this delightfully provocative parable of politics and selfless love starring Parker Posey as the titular heroine on a quest to discover the "unbelievable truth" about that fool Fool.
Iranian writer/director/actress Niki Karimi presents a gorgeous minimalist portrait of a woman crushed by indecision. Graphic designer Shahrzad goes about daily life with apparent ease, but her surface stillness masks a maelstrom of weighty decisions she must make concerning her boyfriend, father and son.
In this beautifully detailed tragicomedy, 17-year-old Jusce dreams of sailing far from the no-future fishing village where he works illegally and dangerously as a deep sea diver, if only he can woo his telenovela-addicted girlfriend Ana away from her giant-screen TV.
Robin Williams was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor for his role as a crazy homeless man in this wonderfully eccentric, deeply moving and visually stunning film that depicts a modern-day quest for the Holy Grail. With Mercedes Ruehl and David Hyde Pierce.