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Directed by Uluç Bayraktar

Based on the novel “9,75 Square Centimetres” by acclaimed Turkish author Mehmet Eroğlu, the film tells the…

Directed by Jim Finn

For four years in the 1860s, half of the United States was held hostage by an unrecognized white-…

Directed by Kim Yong-Hoon

Audience Choice TV5MONDE Award for Best International Feature and St. Louis Film Critics Joe…

Directed by Bryan Dematteis

SLIFF is pleased to present a work-in-progress screening of a documentary on the Black Artists' Group (BAG…

Directed by Marlén Viñayo

In “Cachada,” which screened at last year’s SXSW, five El Salvadoran women who have lived difficult lives…

Directed by Michal Szczesniak

In this unsettling and hypnotic Polish thriller, young scientist Anna Waterman (Julia Kijowska) is…

Directed by Justin Feltman & Razi Jafri

Hamtramck, Mich. — part of the Detroit area — is a place built by immigrants. The city thrived thanks to…

Directed by Sonia Nassery Cole

Interfaith Award for Best Narrative Feature. “I Am You” offers an insider’s look at the…

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 Elena Horn

German schools mandate that students learn about National Socialism and its devastating impact on the…

Directed by Sabrina Bouarour

Sabrina Bouarour's “Lights of Baltimore” tells the story of the war of images surrounding Baltimore in the…

Directed by Sasie Sealy

In the heart of New York’s Chinatown, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old grandma (Tsai…

Directed by Justin Krook

“Machine” examines artificial intelligence (AI) — the most radical new technology of our time — from…

Directed by Alex Bayer, Jonathan Mann & Mary Anne Rothberg

In “The Oratorio,” filmmaker Martin Scorsese helps tell the story of an 1826 performance that forever…

Directed by James Byrne

Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique has become one of Africa’s most celebrated wildlife-restoration…

Directed by Allan Deberton

Russas, a small town in northeastern Brazil, is the home of Pacarrete, a grumpy retired dance teacher who…

Directed by William J. Saunders

The twisty, head-spinning investigative thriller “The Penny Black” begins when Will, the estranged son of…

Directed by Karla Murthy

Although a portrait of the troubled Rust Belt city of Youngstown, Ohio, “The Place That Makes Us” offers a…

Directed by Josefina Rotman Lyons

The charming “Revival” documents a program by a New York City nonprofit — the interestingly named Dances…

Directed by Batan Silva

Based on a true story, this inspiring dramedy chronicles the slow rescue from despair of Miguel, the…

Directed by Niav Conty

New Filmmakers Forum Emerging Director Award (The Bobbie). “Small Time” takes an…

Directed by Attila Szász

In 1945 Hungary, shortly after the end of World War II, chaos and insecurity reign supreme in the country…

Directed by Abby Ginzberg

Directed by Peabody Award winner Abby Ginzberg — a two-time SLIFF alum with “And Then They Came for Us” in…

Directed by Hique Montanari

“Yonlu” incorporates animation, music, and video clips to tell the story of an extraordinarily creative…

Directed by Alex Winter

Essy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Far from a typical music doc, “Zappa” is a…