Film Guide 2020


THE CLIMB

2020 World Cinema | narrative feature | 97 min Best friends Mike (writer-director Michael Angelo Covino) and Kyle (co-writer Kyle Marvin) share a close bond—that is, until a startling confession made on a scenic, mountain bike ride through the …

Directed by Michael Angelo Covino

THE FATHER

2020 Spotlight | narrative feature | 97 min Roguish, feisty, and staunchly in denial about his ailing memory, 80-year-old Anthony (Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins) defiantly lives alone in his London flat and rejects every caretaker hi …

Directed by Florian Zeller

GUNDA

2020 World Cinema | documentary feature | 93 min In a remarkable feat of vérité filmmaking, documentarian Victor Kossakovsky gently immerses us in the life of a Norwegian farm through intimate, unspooling encounters with two clever cows, a scene …

Directed by Victor Kossakovsky

I CARRY YOU WITH ME “TE LLEVO CONMIGO”

2020 Narrative Competition | narrative feature | 111 min Based on a true love story, Academy Award® nominee Heidi Ewing’s (JESUS CAMP) narrative debut unfolds with startling intimacy. Iván and Gerardo are involved in a surreptitious romance as Iván, …

Directed by Heidi Ewing

MINARI

2020 Spotlight | narrative feature | 115 min East Coast Premiere A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family as they relocate to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Amidst the instability and ch …

Directed by Lee Isaac Chung

NINE DAYS

2020 Spotlight | narrative feature | 124 min East Coast Premiere In a lonely outpost in an unknown, metaphysical realm, Will (Winston Duke) is tasked with observing those living on Earth. When an unexpected event leaves a vacancy for a new life, Will must whittle …

Directed by Edson Oda

THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS

2020 World Cinema | documentary feature | 84 min Simultaneously intimate and visually opulent in its storytelling, THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS exquisitely portrays a simpler but endangered way of living in harmony with nature. The White Alba Truffle, the …

Directed by Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw