American Indie Spotlight

As an adjunct to Master Class: Microbudget Filmmaking with  Blake Eckard and…

A supplement to Master Class: Behind the Camera with Rachel Reichman, this…

When she encountered the work of Antonioni and Bergman, Rachel Reichman was…

As part of the New Filmmakers Forum (NFF), SLIFF holds a conversation with…

In this class on microbudget filmmaking, Blake Eckard will share the hard…

Directed by Tom Dolby

Claire (Lena Olin) lives a domestic life in the Hamptons as the wife of celebrated artist Richard Smythson…

Directed by Wayne Wang

Directed by Wayne Wang (“Chan Is Missing,” “The Joy Luck Club”) and based on a New Yorker personal essay…

Directed by Tom Putnam

Based on the true story of renowned butterfly expert and nature writer Dr. Robert Pyle (David Cross), “The…

Directed by Emma Rappold

Change is never easy, even when the results are positive, and that’s never more true than when a young…

Directed by Jonathan Wysocki

Cue the drama! It’s summer 1994, and a group of conservative, nerdy teens throw their final murder-mystery…

Directed by Zoë Kennison

In a story inspired by a real-life experience, 22-year-old college student Ivan (Zoë Kennison) is informed…

Directed by Ekwa Msangi

Forced to leave Angola and live in exile in New York City, Walter (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, “The Chi”)…

Directed by Rich Newey

Recently out of another stint in rehab, Natalie (Annika Marks) is hiding her persistent painkiller habit…

Directed by Noah Hutton

“Lapsis” takes place in an alternate-present New York in which the quantum computing revolution has begun…

Directed by Carlos R. Betancourt & Oscar Ernesto Ortega

After risking his life crossing the Florida Straits on a raft, young Ernesto searches Miami for his…

Directed by Eric Schultz

Ethan Kochar (former St. Louisan Sathya Sridharan) is a reclusive young neuroscientist whose brilliance is…

Directed by Steven Oritt

“My Name is Sara” tells the true life story of Sara Goralnik, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family…

Directed by Inon Shampanier

In this bittersweet story about coming of age in the shadow of mental illness, all Melanie (Stefania LaVie…

Directed by Aimee Long

After accidentally shooting an innocent Black man through a wall in Brooklyn, young Chinese-American cop…

Directed by Niav Conty

“Small Time” takes an empathetic and at times darkly humorous look at life, faith, and childhood. Though…

Directed by Mark Lewis

Few protagonists are more compelling than the underdog sports hero, and “Strider” adds a new icon to the…

Directed by Shatara Michelle Ford

“Test Pattern,” the gripping and powerful first feature by Shatara Michelle Ford, chronicles a young Black…