Film Guide 2021


BERNSTEIN’S WALL

2021 World Cinema Documentary | documentary feature | 100 min Douglas Tirola’s thrilling documentary portrait of famed composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein expertly tells the story of an immigrant son who became a phenom as the visionary and exuberant co …

Directed by Douglas Tirola

THE FRENCH DISPATCH

2021 Opening, Closing, Centerpiece | narrative feature | 107 min CLOSING NIGHT FILM Wes Anderson’s (THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL) latest escape into color palettes and quirk revels in the 1920s expatriate life in France while turning an eye to the world of journali …

Directed by Wes Anderson

MOTHERING SUNDAY

2021 Opening, Closing, Centerpiece | narrative feature | 104 min US Premiere SUNDAY CENTERPIECE In this vibrant, lush romance, orphaned housemaid-turned-writer Jane (played by Odessa Young and the legendary Glenda Jackson, respectively) reflects back on a particular warm spr …

Directed by Eva Husson

THE RESCUE

2021 World Cinema Documentary | documentary feature | 114 min In the summer of 2018, the world stood watch as 12 young soccer teammates were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand. Flooded passageways left rescue crews at a loss, until they sought help from ca …

Directed by E. Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin