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Directed by Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert

“9to5” is the latest film from heralded documentarians Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, whose “American…

Directed by Catherine Gund

“Aggie” explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist…

Directed by Eran Paz

“And I Was There” provides a distinctive and potent take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that feels…

Directed by Tom Dolby

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

Directed by Ruthy Pribar

Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature. In her debut feature film, Israeli…

Directed by Jason Loftus & Eric Pedicelli

“Ask No Questions” offers a fascinating and damning investigation of the Chinese government’s concerted…

Directed by Erwan Le Duc

“The Bare Necessity” — which debuted at Cannes last year — is an ebullient high point in the recent spate…

Directed by Rodd Rathjen

“Buoyancy,” the moving coming-of-age story of a Cambodian teenager sold into forced labor, offers…

Directed by Steve James

In the five-part documentary series “City So Real,” Oscar-nominated documentarian Steve James (“America to…

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 Johanne Helgeland

“The Crossing” — a film about the confidence, uncompromising loyalty, and great courage found in even the…

Directed by Patrick Sammon & Bennett Singer

“Cured” illuminates a pivotal yet largely unknown chapter in the struggle for LGBTQ equality: the campaign…

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 Maria Finitzo

“The Dilemma of Desire” explores female sexual desire and the powerful gender politics that revolve around…

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 Ekwa Msangi

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

Directed by Jiayan "Jenny" Shi

“Finding Yingying” chronicles the search for Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old Chinese student who had only…

Directed by Darby Duffin & Adam Jones

“Fish & Men” explores the high cost of cheap fish in the modern U.S. seafood economy, exposing the…

Directed by Mark Bosco & Elizabeth Coffman

Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress/Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, “Flannery” is a lyrical,…

Directed by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

As her small, blue-collar city struggles to emerge from the opioid epidemic and gets caught up in battles…

Directed by Donna Serbe-Davis

How can the endangered city of Venice be preserved? Gianni Berengo Gardin, Italy’s most famous living…

Directed by Koji Fukada

One of Japan’s current cinematic masters, Koji Fukada follows up his critically acclaimed “Harmonium” with…

Directed by Itay Tal

In Itay Tal’s “God of the Piano,” Anat (Naama Preis, winner of the Jerusalem Film Festival award for Best…

Directed by Nir Bergman

Aharon has devoted his life to raising Uri, his autistic son. They have established a gentle routine,…

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 Chad Hartigan

Imagine waking up in a world where a pandemic has broken out. Imagine that it strikes with no rhyme or…

Directed by Michael Hewitt & Dermot Lavery

Skillfully adapting a massive book of the same name that chronicles every one of the 3,700 deaths…

Directed by Ezequiel Radusky

For 30 years Lila (Liliana Juárez) has been a cleaner in a provincial municipality building. She’s an…

Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen

At the outset of “Madre,” Elena (Marta Nieto) receives a call from her 6-year-old son, who tells her that…

Directed by Anca Damian

This poetic and touching animated film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named…

Directed by Pietro Marcello

In this Italian adaptation, Jack London’s 1909 novel becomes a sprawling tale of an idealistic young…

Directed by David Osit

A real-life political saga, “Mayor” follows Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah, during his second…

Directed by Eric Schultz

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

Directed by Sam Pollard

“MLK/FBI,” the first film to uncover the extent of the FBI’s surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin…

Directed by Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond

Lisa (the wonderful Nina Hoss of “Phoenix” and “Barbara”), once a brilliant playwright, no longer writes.…

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 Yee-Lam Wong

Serving countless newlyweds in Hong Kong’s go-to one-stop shop of cheap wedding supplies doesn’t exempt…

Directed by Mauricio Leiva Cock

Using some of Iron Maiden’s most famous tracks, including “Aces High” and “The Trooper,” first-time…

Directed by Midi Z

After toiling for years in bit parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu (Wu Ke-Xi) finally gets her big break with…

Directed by Conor Allyn

This modern Western — which pointedly addresses contemporary immigration issues — is inspired by the real-…

Directed by Icko Gonzalez & John Valdes Tan

“Oligase” tells the story of a “no-read and no-write” indigenous Matigsalug girl who rebels against her…

Directed by Mehmet Bahadir Er & Maryna Er Gorbach

Turkish soldier Ismet (Cem Bender), who served at the border as a commander of the Coast Guard, has…

Directed by Oren Jacoby

In “On Broadway,” directed by Academy Award nominee Oren Jacoby (for the short “Sister Rose’s Passion”),…

Directed by Charlotte Dauphin

“The Other” — the directorial debut of Charlotte Dauphin, producer of Mia Hansen Love’s “Bergman Island”…

Directed by Inon Shampanier

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

Directed by Rachel Reichman & Deborah Shaffer

At 88 years old, Audrey Flack — feminist, rebel, mother, painter, sculptor, and teacher — holds a unique…

Directed by Ben Rekhi

“The Reunited States” — both heartwarming and heartening — provides a much-needed balm in a time of…

Directed by Anne Flatté & Marlon Johnson

For nearly three decades, Edward “Nardie” White has led an after-school community drum corps (River City…

Directed by Greg Jacobs & Jon Siskel

Spotlight on Inspiration Documentary Competition Winner. “The Road Up” follows four…

Directed by Nick Brandestini

On the Georgia barrier island of Sapelo — accessible only by boat —  preteen brothers JerMarkest and…

Directed by Aimee Long

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

Directed by Viesturs Kairiss

“The Sign Painter” is a tragicomedy about Ansis, a young Latvian man with simple goals: to marry the free-…

Directed by Yoruba Richen

As the country was embroiled in a divisive election and racial tensions flared, civil-rights activist and…

Directed by Gabriel Range

In 1971, a 24-year-old David Bowie (Johnny Flynn) embarks on his first road trip to America with…

Directed by Marie-Sophie Chambon

Sixteen-year-old physics whiz Lois wants only one thing: to travel into space. But heavy-set people like…

Directed by Mariko Bobrik

In this story about love, misunderstanding, and food, Vietnamese cook Long struggles to fit into a…

Directed by Shatara Michelle Ford

Essy Award for Best Narrative Feature. “Test Pattern,” the gripping and powerful first…

Directed by Mohammad Rasoulof

“There Is No Evil” relates a quartet of stories — about the military executioners Heshmat, Pouya, Javad,…

Directed by Mauro Mancini

In “Thou Shalt Not Hate” — which premiered at this year’s Venice Film Festival — Simone Segre (Alessandro…

Directed by Abel Ferrara

In his first dramatic feature since 2014’s “Pasolini,” Abel Ferrara (“Bad Lieutenant,” “King of New York…

Directed by Sharon Liese

Filmed over five years in Kansas City, “Transhood” follows four transgender kids — beginning at ages 4, 7…

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti

Pensioners Nina (Barbara Sukowa) and Madeleine (Martine Chevallier) have hidden their deep and passionate…

Directed by Ashley O'Shay

“Unapologetic” vividly captures a community of millennial organizers confronting an administration…

Directed by Christian Petzold

In “Undine” — the story of a life-or-death love, splendidly and effortlessly told — Christian Petzold (“…

Directed by Aaron Matthews

Called “the best American writer of his generation” and “our poet laureate of war,” Tim O’Brien is one of…

Directed by Deirdre Fishel

“Women in Blue” offers an unprecedented window on the inner workings of the Minneapolis Police Department…

Directed by Steven J. Mihaljevich

When a suspicious death remains unsolved, three boys suspect a reclusive Indigenous man named Bobby (…