World Cinema Documentary
103 min
American Symphony. Jon Batiste in American Symphony. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 (…)
Directed By Matthew Heineman
Narrative Feature
World Cinema Narrative
101 min
US Premiere
Nestled amongst the falling feathers of a chicken factory in industrial North Wales—and featuring the perennially uplifting music of Neil Diamond, Janis Ian, and Minnie Riperton—CHUCK CHUCK BABY follows Helen (Louise Brealey), a thirty-something woman packaging poultry by night and caring for her dying ex-mother-in-law by day.…
Directed By Janis Pugh
Narrative Feature
World Cinema Narrative
81 min
Masterful Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki (LE HAVRE, THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE) returns with a timeless and hopeful love story about two lonely souls who meet by chance and find a path to happiness. Their journey is filled with life's natural obstacles big and small, including alcoholism, lost phone numbers, and not knowing each…
Directed By Aki Kaurismäki
Narrative Feature
114 min
East Coast Premiere
Anna (Jessie Buckley, WOMEN TALKING, HIFF 2022) and Ryan (Jeremy Allen White, "The Bear") have found true love—a fact that can now be verified using a controversial new technology. When Anna meets the charming Amir (Riz Ahmed, SOUND OF METAL) at her job at the love-testing institute, she begins to question...
Directed By Christos Nikou
Narrative Feature
Closing Night
127 min
Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper takes up the complicated life of legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein (Cooper), digging beyond his musical brilliance to tenderly chronicle his lifelong relationship with Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Academy Award nominee® Carey Mulligan).
Directed By Bradley Cooper
Narrative Short
Short Films
14 min
A disabled woman sets off on a mission to get the morning-after pill. The only thing in her way is...…
Directed By Nathan Morris
Narrative Feature
Special Screenings
106 min
Nora (Greta Lee) and Hae Sung (Teo Yoo), two deeply connected childhood friends, are torn apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea to Canada. Two decades later, with Nora in a long-term relationship with Arthur (John Magaro), they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny,…
Directed By Celine Song
Narrative Feature
World Cinema Narrative
145 min
Set against the deliciously vibrant backdrop of 1889 France, THE TASTE OF THINGS follows the life of Dodin Bouffant (Benoît Magimel, THE PIANO TEACHER), a brilliant chef living with his personal cook and lover Eugénie (Academy Award® winner Juliette Binoche). When Eugénie refuses to marry Dodin, he decides to do something he…
Directed By Tran Anh Hung