Cinema Shows

DJANGO

Reinhardt, elegantly interpreted by Reda Kateb (A Prophet, Zero Dark Thirty), is the toast of 1943 Paris, thrilling audiences with his distinctive brand of “hot jazz” and charming his admirers including his muse played by Cécile de France (Hereafter, Chinese Puzzle).  But even as the rise of Nazism forces Reinhardt — whose music is considered degenerate under the Third Reich — to make a daring escape

IN BETWEEN

Lalia (Mouna Hawa), Salma (Sana Jammelieh), and Nur (Shaden Kanboura) share an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv. Lalia, a criminal lawyer with a wicked wit, loves to burn off her workday stress in the underground club scene. Salma, slightly more subdued, is a DJ and bartender. Nur is a younger, religious Muslim girl who moves into the apartment in order to study at the university. Nur is both

MOM AND DAD

A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours during which a mass hysteria of unknown origins causes parents to turn violently on their own kids. Starring Nicolas Cage.

AMERICAN FOLK

When their plane from Los Angeles to New York is grounded on the morning of September 11, 2001, strangers Elliott (Joe Purdy) and Joni (Amber Rubarth) are unexpectedly thrust together amidst the chaos of that historic day. With little in common but both needing to get to NYC urgently, they accept help from Joni's family friend Scottie (Krisha Fairchild) who lends the duo a rusty old 1972 Chevy Van. The

BIG SONIA

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than 30 years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA

SFFF: FILMWORKER

W/ Short:
Cerrillos Road (8 mins.) (Dir. Guilio Poidomani)
As they try to solve the mystery of Sarah’s disappearance, her best friend Lori and her fiancée Phil, discover their feelings for each other.

It's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as 'Lord

SFFF: SHALL WE DANCE?: SHORTS PROGRAM

ID #3: Dancer (Dir. Emi On) (3 mins.)
Even after she establishes the first school of Burlesque in Slovakia and becoming an idol for women, this dancer has to fine confidence each time she gets onto a stage.

EPIPHANY V (7 mins.) (Dir. Kevin Newbury)
An operatic story of a young man trying to save his mother from Death's embrace using dance and music.

Magic Tap Clogreres (8 mins.) (Dir. Paul Brenno)