Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

ACCESSIBILITY AT CIFF46 

Mobility Accessibility:

The in-person portion of the Festival, CIFF46@ PSQ (March 30-April 9, 2022) will take place entirely within Playhouse Square, which offers a number of accommodations for persons with disabilities. 

Playhouse Square is wheelchair accessible with automatic doors located at all front door theatre exterior entrances as well as between the Playhouse Square parking garage and walkway leading to the theatres. If you need assistance or to be dropped off, please pull up on Euclid Avenue in front of the theatre you are attending, and a RedCoat volunteer will be happy to assist.

All CIFF theatres at Playhouse Square have wheelchair accessible restrooms on the main floor of each theatre, complete with at least one wheelchair-accessible/companion restroom. All CIFF theatres at Playhouse Square have wheelchair accessible seats and other accessibility seating, as well as companion seating for 1 additional patron.

Playhouse Square has a supply of wheelchairs on-site that can be borrowed during your visit to CIFF46. To make a wheelchair reservation in advance of your visit to CIFF46, please call the CIFF Box Office at 877.304.3456 during hours of operation, and if on-site at Playhouse Square, please visit CIFF Guest Services in the inner lobby of the KeyBank State Theatre. A state-issued photo ID will be required to reserve a wheelchair for use during CIFF46 in-person screenings. 

Visual & Auditory Accessibility: 

The CIFF website and the CIFF Streams platform are equipped with the UserWay accessibility widget, which allows users to make adjustments and enhancements to visuals, audio, and layout. Look in the bottom corner for the green and white circular icon on the CIFF website and the blue and white circular icon on the CIFF Streams platform’s website and click on the icon for a list of available adjustments to the user experience on either website.

Available accessibility features on films, such as English subtitles, closed captioning in English, and audio descriptions in English are listed on each film’s description page under the Accessibility section for both in-person and online screenings.

For a listing of films screening in-person during CIFF46 @ PSQ offering closed captioning and/or subtitles in English, apply the "accessibility: Films with Captions/Subtitles” filter on the Schedule page. For a list of films screening online during CIFF46 Streams offering closed captioning and/or subtitles in English, also checkmark the "CIFFStreams Only" box on the Schedule page.

Below is a full list of all films screening during both the in-person CIFF46 @ PSQ (March 30-April 9, 2022) and the online CIFF46 Streams (April 10-17, 2022)  that offer visual and/or auditory accessibility options including: Films with English subtitles, Films that offer closed captioning in English, and Films that offer audio description in English. 

With English Subtitles

107 Mothers (Cenzorka)

SLOVAKIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, UKRAINE
Directed By Peter Kerekes
Running Time: 93 Minutes

While monotonous days drag on with tedious chores for inmates at a Ukrainian women’s prison, some find motivation right next door in the children’s ward. 107 MOTHERS dramatizes the remarkable true stories of moms who are allowed to serve their... {more}

1991

GUATEMALA
Directed By Sergio Ramírez
Running Time: 78 Minutes

In 1991, Guatemala teenagers coming-of-age were either “breaks” (working-class Indigenous youth who often had an interest in break dancing) or “anti-breaks” (their white, upper-class counterparts who hunted them down in city streets). While daily news reports detail the country’s bloody... {more}

Ahed's Knee

ISRAEL
Directed By Nadav Lapid
Running Time: 109 Minutes

In 2018 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi went to prison for slapping an Israeli soldier. In response, a member of the Israeli parliament suggested that, as punishment, the Palestian girl should be shot in the knee to prevent her from walking again.... {more}

Amparo

COLOMBIA, SWEDEN, QATAR
Directed By Simón Mesa Soto
Running Time: 95 Minutes

When Amparo arrives home to an empty house after a long shift, she worries what the streets of Medellín, Colombia have done with her children. She finds eight-year-old Karen still with the babysitter, but 18-year-old Elías, who never came to... {more}

Anais in Love (Les Amours D'Anais)

FRANCE
Directed By Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet
Running Time: 98 Minutes

Flighty, impulsive, and carefree to a fault, Anais struggles to pay her rent, hold down a job, and finally finish her thesis that’s months overdue. Her irresistible charm barely keeps her afloat as she flees from one version of love... {more}

Beautiful Minds (Presque)

FRANCE, SWITZERLAND
Directed By Bernard Campan, Alexandre Jollien
Running Time: 92 Minutes

If “The undertaker is here!” is not something you would ever imagine being shouted excitedly in a club, then this film is ready to broaden your mind. After a slight mishap involving a meditation in the trunk of a hearse,... {more}

Being Michelle (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Atin Mehra
Running Time: 80 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF BEING MICHELLE THAT CONTAINS AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITHOUT AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE BEING MICHELLE (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE.Besides an occasional... {more}

Being Michelle (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Atin Mehra
Running Time: 80 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF BEING MICHELLE THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE BEING MICHELLE (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE. Besides an... {more}

Boycott

USA
Directed By Julia Bacha
Running Time: 73 Minutes

When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech therapist in Texas are told they must choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, they launch legal battles that expose an attack on freedom of speech... {more}

Brighton 4th

GEORGIA, BULGARIA, MONACO, USA
Directed By Levan Koguashvili
Running Time: 95 Minutes

Unassuming Kakhi, with his scruffy white beard and mild-mannered nature, is a legend of sorts around his hometown in the Republic of Georgia, all the way to Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach. An accomplished wrestler in his heyday, Kakhi somehow escaped the... {more}

Brotherhood (Bratrství)

CZECH REPUBLIC, ITALY
Directed By Francesco Montagner
Running Time: 97 Minutes

Jabir, Usama, and Usier have a complicated relationship with their Islamist father Ibraham. Torn between the structure of their strict religious upbringing in rural Bosnia and their individual desires for growth and exploration, the boys struggle to find their place... {more}

Cadejo Blanco

GUATEMALA
Directed By Justin Lerner
Running Time: 125 Minutes

Unlike her rebellious sister Bea, Sarita doesn’t spend much time partying or clubbing. But after being talked into a night out in Guatemala City, Sarita dresses up and joins Bea on the dance floor, letting loose for a rare moment.... {more}

Candela

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Directed By Andrés Farías
Running Time: 87 Minutes

Told in three parts, CANDELA reveals the frantic and fatal few days before a hurricane in Santo Domingo and discloses the layered tragedy of life in the Caribbean. Cloaked in neon lights and the weight of a predetermined future, a... {more}

Children of the Enemy

SWEDEN, DENMARK, QATAR
Directed By Gorki Glaser-Müller
Running Time: 97 Minutes

In 2014 Patricio Galvez’s daughter Amanda married an infamous jihadist and moved from Sweden to Syria to fight for ISIS. After both Amanda and her husband are killed in the collapse of the caliphate, their seven young children, ages one... {more}

Clara Sola

USA
Directed By Nathalie Álvarez Mesén
Running Time: 108 Minutes

In rural Costa Rica, Clara longs to be free of her holy obligations. As a vessel of the Virgin Mary, Clara heals the sick, injured, and unfortunate, but her sheltered life as a grown woman cripples her body and withers... {more}

The Cow Who Sang A Song Into the Future

CHILE
Directed By Francisca Alegría
Running Time: 93 Minutes

Years ago, Tomas’ grandmother Magdalena committed suicide under mysterious circumstances in a river near her family’s dairy farm. No one understood why she did it, and her body was never found. Decades later, Magdalena emerges from the same river, fully... {more}

The Devil's Drivers

GERMANY
Directed By Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth
Running Time: 90 Minutes

Palestinian Bedouins have lived on their ancestral land for centuries. Defined by their nomadic and agricultural traditions, they have worked hard to keep their way of life alive—something that has become increasingly difficult. With the creation of Israel in 1948,... {more}

Farha

JORDAN, SWEDEN, SAUDI ARABIA
Directed By Darin J. Sallam
Running Time: 92 Minutes

It’s 1948 in Palestine, and British rule is coming to an end. Laughing children tauntingly chase the departing military vehicles with rocks and slingshots…but whispers of a different war are spreading through the countryside. Not particularly concerned with the looming... {more}

Fire of Love

USA, CANADA
Directed By Sara Dosa
Running Time: 93 Minutes

Enamored by the humbling experience of witnessing volcanic eruptions, legendary volcanologists and husband-and-wife forces of nature, Katia and Maurice Krafft, were fearless in the face of death. Their shared obsession with volcanoes sparked a lifelong romance with one another and... {more}

Fire on the Plain (Ping Yuan Shang De Mo Xi)

CHINA
Directed By Zhang Ji
Running Time: 113 Minutes

If you are looking for your next favorite film noir, look no further than FIRE ON THE PLAIN. The film starts on a cold winter’s night in China in 1997, where we meet Li Fei and Shu. Li Fei desperately... {more}

Gentle

HUNGARY
Directed By László Csuja, Anna Nemes
Running Time: 92 Minutes

As a female bodybuilder, Edina leads a life that revolves around one thing: pursuing the title of Miss Olympia. Day and night, Edina and her partner/trainer Adam obsessively plan for her success. With all of their time and resources going... {more}

Girl Picture (Tytöt tytöt tytöt)

FINLAND
Directed By Alli Haapasalo
Running Time: 100 Minutes

Mimmi is a surly teenager with an unworn sequin dress in her closet and a job at a local smoothie stand. Luckily, she works with her best friend, Rönkkö, whom she loves fiercely even when Rönkkö drags her to house... {more}

Good Madam (Mlungu Wam)

SOUTH AFRICA
Directed By Jenna Cato Bass
Running Time: 92 Minutes

Reeling from her beloved grandmother’s death, Tsidi and her daughter Winnie have nowhere to turn. In reluctant desperation, Tsidi heads to Constantia, a white, well-to-do suburb of South Africa’s Cape Town, where her mother lives and works as an in-home... {more}

Happening (L'événement)

FRANCE
Directed By Audrey Diwan
Running Time: 100 Minutes

In 1963 France, Anne, a promising young university student, is devastated to learn she’s pregnant. She immediately insists on termination, but her physician warns of the unsparing laws against either seeking or aiding abortions, and her tentative attempts to reach... {more}

Hatching

FINLAND
Directed By Hanna Bergholm
Running Time: 87 Minutes

Tinja’s mother showcases their family’s existence on her popular blog “Lovely Everyday Life” as a brightly hued domestic idyll set amid manicured suburban perfection. Beneath the impeccable veneer, though, friendless tween gymnast Tinja is struggling, spending most of her time... {more}

Hit the Road

IRAN
Directed By Panah Panahi
Running Time: 93 Minutes

Much like any road trip, no matter who is in the car, the temperament of those inside shifts. One moment everyone is laughing, and the next someone is yelling, while another person may be crying. However, HIT THE ROAD is... {more}

The Innocents (De uskyldige)

NORWAY
Directed By Eskil Vogt
Running Time: 117 Minutes

There’s an unsettling side to Ida, who dabbles in harming animals, and her autistic sister Anna. Often tasked with watching Anna while their parents settle into the family’s new apartment, Ida soon befriends loner Ben, while she leaves Anna to... {more}

Karmalink (Chiet Krawy)

CAMBODIA, USA
Directed By Jake Wachtel
Running Time: 102 Minutes

When Leng Heng dreams, vivid imagery emerges from his former lives, which all lead to the same mysterious treasure: a solitary gold figurine. When he wakes, Leng Heng fervently sketches scenes from these windows into the past, tracing clues to... {more}

The King of Laughter (Qui rido io)

ITALY
Directed By Mario Martone
Running Time: 133 Minutes

Performing for a full house night after night in 19th century Naples, Eduardo Scarpetta adores the spotlight. Known for his hilarious stage plays, he lives for opulence and his pompous, self-absorbed self. A man of many roles—father, uncle, and rumored... {more}

Klondike

UKRAINE
Directed By Maryna Er Gorbach
Running Time: 100 Minutes

Russian forces are moving in, but Irka refuses to leave her home teetering on the rural Ukraine/Russia border. Her husband, Tolik, caves to the demands of the armed men whose visits grow more frequent, and he urges Irka that they... {more}

Last Film Show (CHHELLO SHOW)

INDIA
Directed By Pan Nalin
Running Time: 110 Minutes

Nine-year-old Samay is obsessed with film. Unfortunately, because he is from the intellectual Brahmin caste in India, his father believes that cinema is against their values and forbids Samay from watching. But just like the romance in the movies, no... {more}

Little Nicholas' Treasure (Le Trésor du Petit Nicolas)

FRANCE
Directed By Julien Rappeneau
Running Time: 103 Minutes

The world of young Nicholas is harmonious and consistent: he has a mom, a dad, a kind schoolteacher, and the best group of friends a young boy could ask for. However, his peaceful world is shattered when his father gets... {more}

Madeleine Collins

FRANCE, BELGIUM, SWITZERLAND
Directed By Antoine Barraud
Running Time: 102 Minutes

Judith adores her life in Switzerland with Abdel and daughter Ninon. But work takes her away for days at a time to Spain, Poland, and other countries that come to mind when she spins her alibi. In reality she’s commuting... {more}

Mars One (Marte Um)

BRAZIL
Directed By Gabriel Martins
Running Time: 115 Minutes

In the aftermath of the election of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, the Martins family struggles to navigate the complexities of their working class lives. Balancing their financial realities with their individual aspirations, each family member is chasing down their own... {more}

Martin and the Magical Forest (Martin a tajemství lesa)

CZECH REPUBLIC, SLOVAKIA, GERMANY
Directed By Petr Oukropec
Running Time: 80 Minutes

Martin’s not much for the outdoors, so he’s less than enthused when his mom sends him off to an eco-friendly summer camp: no cell phones allowed. Secluded in a wilderness paradise, campers build campfires, learn survival skills, and explore the... {more}

Midwives

MYANMAR, CANADA, GERMANY
Directed By Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing
Running Time: 91 Minutes

In 2016 Myanmar, a predominantly Buddhist country, began an ethnic cleansing campaign began against Rohingya Muslims, blaming them for all of the problems in their communities. Over the last few years, tens of thousands of Muslims have been killed in... {more}

Mija

USA, MEXICO
Directed By Isabel Castro
Running Time: 88 Minutes

Doris Muñoz desperately longed for better representation in the indie music she listened to as a teenager. At 23, she took matters into her own hands and began a career in music talent management, passionately advocating for rising Latinx artists.... {more}

Miracle (Miracol)

ROMANIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, LATVIA
Directed By Bogdan George Apetri
Running Time: 118 Minutes

Cristina sneaks in a tearful prayer before she secretly slips off the grounds of her rural Romanian convent. Church bells usher her to a cab discreetly parked just out of view, and soon she’s on her way to the hospital.... {more}

The Mission

FINLAND, GERMANY
Directed By Tania Anderson
Running Time: 95 Minutes

Missionary work is one of the most important tenets to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Each year over 60,000 young LDS members are sent all over the world to preach their gospel and to convert as... {more}

Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

USA
Directed By Louie Psihoyos
Running Time: 90 Minutes

A room has never heard more laughter than when His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu sit down in easy chairs to shoot the breeze in the spring of 2015. The delightful documentary MISSION: JOY –... {more}

Navalny

USA
Directed By Daniel Roher
Running Time: 98 Minutes

In August 2020, a plane traveling from Siberia to Moscow made an emergency landing. One of its passengers, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, was deathly ill. Taken to a local Siberian hospital and eventually evacuated to Berlin, doctors confirmed that... {more}

Nr. 10

NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM
Directed By Alex van Warmerdam
Running Time: 100 Minutes

What starts as an exceptionally human, voyeuristic drama steadily expands into an introspective reflection on family, fact, and colonialism. Günter, who was found abandoned in the woods as a child, is now a talented stage actor living a relatively normal... {more}

Nudo Mixteco

MEXICO
Directed By Ángeles Cruz
Running Time: 91 Minutes

Set against the backdrop of the fictional village San Mateo’s annual festival, three people return to their hometown in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. While all three left San Mateo to find work and opportunity in the city as economic... {more}

On the Divide

USA
Directed By Maya Cueva, Leah Galant
Running Time: 79 Minutes

The Whole Women’s Health Clinic in McAllen, Texas is the only remaining facility that provides abortions along the U.S./Mexico border. Just down the street, the Women’s Health Clinic (purposely named to create confusion) boasts free pregnancy tests and sonograms, encouraging... {more}

Paris, 13th District

FRANCE
Directed By Jacques Audiard
Running Time: 106 Minutes

In the sprawling city of Paris, strangers, friends, and lovers wander for companionship. Confident of what they want, but not yet knowing what they need, they struggle to find just the right fit to fill their respective voids. Young Émilie,... {more}

The Path (Der Pfad)

GERMANY
Directed By Tobias Wiemann
Running Time: 99 Minutes

The year is 1940, and Rolf, his father Ludwig, and his dog Adi (named Adolf only so they can watch him play dead) are trapped in Marseilles and being persecuted by Nazis. They are desperate to escape to America, where... {more}

Peace by Chocolate

CANADA
Directed By Jonathan Keijser
Running Time: 96 Minutes

When the Hadhads fled Damascus to escape the war in Syria, they were forced to leave everything behind, including their thriving chocolate business. Now, as refugees new to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, they must adapt to their unfamiliar life in a... {more}

Perfume de Gardenias

PUERTO RICO
Directed By Macha Colón
Running Time: 97 Minutes

Isabel spends her days in the same repetitive routine: cooking, scrubbing dishes, hanging laundry, and caring for her dying husband, Mario. When he finally passes, loved ones fill the funeral home, including a gossipy circle of elderly women praising Isabel’s... {more}

Piggy

SPAIN
Directed By Carlota Pereda
Running Time: 90 Minutes

It’s hard to be a teen. The girls who relentlessly torment Sara make the infamous bullies in “Carrie” seem tame. Online and in person, they heckle her with jeers of “Piggy.” While it’s an unimaginative and cruel nickname about Sara’s... {more}

Primera

CHILE
Directed By Vee Bravo
Running Time: 96 Minutes

“What you don’t share will be lost.” This call to solidarity is the heartbeat of PRIMERA. When a student revolt against inflated metro prices sparks a national revolution in Chile, the Primera (“First Line”) is established by the people. Armed... {more}

Private Desert (Deserto Particular)

BRAZIL
Directed By Aly Muritiba
Running Time: 120 Minutes

Sara boldly stares Daniel in the eyes before turning around and unzipping the dress he bought for her. She shimmies out of the garment and holds it out to him, but lets the dress fall before he can grab it.... {more}

Quake (Skjálfti)

ICELAND
Directed By Tinna Hrafnsdóttir
Running Time: 104 Minutes

While walking through a park with her six-year-old son, Ívar, Saga experiences an epileptic fit, terrifying her son and causing partial memory loss. Fearful she will be labeled an unfit mother, Saga endeavors to hide the extent of her condition... {more}

Quickening

CANADA
Directed By Haya Waseem
Running Time: 89 Minutes

As the oldest daughter of Pakistani immigrants, Sheila finds herself in a delicate balance between two very different worlds. While studying performing arts at her university, Sheila longs to fit in with her peers, socializing and partying. But she is... {more}

A Radiant Girl (Une jeune fille qui va bien)

FRANCE
Directed By Sandrine Kiberlain
Running Time: 98 Minutes

It's summer in Paris in 1942 and Irene is in love—in love with her studies as a young budding actress, in love with her life as a young woman in the city, and in love with her doctor’s handsome assistant.... {more}

Saloum

SENEGAL, FRANCE
Directed By Jean Luc Herbulot
Running Time: 80 Minutes

It’s 2003 in Guinea-Bissau, and the military has declared a coup. Amidst the violent chaos, a trio of infamous mercenaries called Bangui’s Hyenas are on a mission to smuggle a notorious drug dealer out of the country. When their trip... {more}

Samuel's Travels (Sema Celojumi)

LATVIA
Directed By Aik Karapetian
Running Time: 85 Minutes

While traveling through Eastern Europe in search of his long lost father, Samuel takes a massive and unexpected detour. After hitting a pig on a back country road, Samuel pulls the animal into his car and looks for a spot... {more}

Sirens

USA, LEBANON
Directed By Rita Baghdadi
Running Time: 78 Minutes

Amidst the ongoing political and civil unrest in Lebanon, Lilas and Shery find a much needed outlet for their fury and frustration in their band “Slaves to Sirens.” As members of the Middle East’s first all-female thrash metal band, these... {more}

Soul of a Beast

SWITZERLAND
Directed By Lorenz Merz
Running Time: 110 Minutes

As a young single father, Gabriel isn’t the best caretaker. Although he loves his son Jamie, Gabriel spends much of his time partying or wandering the city with his best friend Joel, often leaving Jamie alone. Reckless and carefree, Gabriel... {more}

Sublime

ARGENTINA
Directed By Mariano Biasin
Running Time: 100 Minutes

Best friends since childhood, Manuel and Felipe spend their teenage days playing soccer on the beach, trading boyish “Would you rather?” ultimatums, and practicing in their rock band. When Felipe helps Manuel set the perfect backdrop for Manuel’s first romantic... {more}

Sweet Disaster

GERMANY
Directed By Laura Lehmus
Running Time: 90 Minutes

Fun-loving and 40, Frida meets wallowing Felix over glasses of sparkling wine at the airport bar. A pilot at the end of his shift, Felix is drinking his feelings and mourning the loss of his eight-year relationship with Natalie when... {more}

A Tale of Love and Desire (Une histoire d'amour et de désir)

FRANCE
Directed By Leila Bouzid
Running Time: 103 Minutes

The title really does say it all. A TALE OF LOVE AND DESIRE follows Ahmed and Farah, who meet at the Sorbonne. Ahmed is immediately attracted to Farah, but he is hindered by his culture and lack of experience. Farah... {more}

Tantura

ISRAEL
Directed By Alon Schwarz
Running Time: 95 Minutes

When the state of Israel was established in 1948, war broke out and Palestinian villages saw their populations decimated. The true nature of these events still prompts heated debate: for Israelis, it’s the “War of Independence;” but to Palestinians, it’s... {more}

Terrible Children

USA
Directed By Shanti Thakur
Running Time: 57 Minutes

In TERRIBLE CHILDREN, director Shanti Thakur shares a deeply personal account. Her father, Hari, gives her a letter written by his dad that he didn’t open for 20 years. When he hands it to her, he says, “maybe you can... {more}

The Territory

BRAZIL, DENMARK, USA
Directed By Alex Pritz
Running Time: 86 Minutes

It’s devastating to witness Brazil’s Amazon rainforest attacked by malicious chainsaws and deliberately set brush fires. Within the depths of these lush natural resources live the country’s Indigenous Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people, a shrinking community that has been thriving off the land... {more}

Tiger 24

USA, INDIA
Directed By Warren Pereira
Running Time: 90 Minutes

Riveting from start to finish, TIGER 24 takes a deep dive into who is responsible when animals kill humans in the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in India. The answer is a lot more complex than meets the eye. Filmmaker Warren Pereira... {more}

Vera Dreams of the Sea (Vera Andrron Detin)

KOSOVO, NORTH MACEDONIA, ALBANIA
Directed By Kaltrina Krasniqi
Running Time: 87 Minutes

As a sign language interpreter, Vera often speaks for others, but less so for herself. This time will be different. When her husband Fatmir takes his own life, the Kosovo community mourns the loss of its well-respected judge. Condolences flood... {more}

Watcher

USA
Directed By Chloe Okuno
Running Time: 91 Minutes

Julia joins her husband when he relocates to his family’s native Romania for a new job. Having recently abandoned her acting career, she finds herself frequently alone and unoccupied. One night, people-watching from her picture window, she spots a vague... {more}

Wild Men

DENMARK
Directed By Thomas Daneskov
Running Time: 105 Minutes

Modern society’s luxuries would sicken traditional Vikings of centuries past, and Martin won’t stand for it. Cloaked with animal pelts and a bow and arrows slung across his back, burly Martin retreats to the forest to restore his masculine connection... {more}

Young Plato

IRELAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, FRANCE, BELGIUM
Directed By Neasa Ní Chianáin, Declan McGrath
Running Time: 102 Minutes

Civil and political unrest from the late 1960s still permeates the working-class streets of Belfast. Deep-seated, generational anger continues to boil, and the community suffers from an ongoing cycle of violence, drug addiction, and poverty. The mission for Principal Kevin... {more}

Yuni

INDONESIA, SINGAPORE, FRANCE, AUSTRALIA
Directed By Kamila Andini
Running Time: 95 Minutes

In her last year before graduation, life for Yuni should be full of time spent with her girlfriends, harmless crushes on teachers, and thinking about the possibilities of attending college. And it is, to be sure. If only the prospect... {more}

With Captions

18½

USA
Directed By Dan Mirvish
Running Time: 89 Minutes

As she’s wrapping up her workday, transcriber Connie stumbles on the recording the world has been searching for: the 18½-minute gap of conversation missing from the scandalous Nixon tapes. With Watergate flooding the news cycle, Connie understands the powerful weight... {more}

892

USA
Directed By Abi Damaris Corbin
Running Time: 95 Minutes

Living in a cheap motel in Atlanta and separated from his wife and child, former U.S. Marine veteran Brian Easley is desperate. Driven to the brink by forces beyond his control, the soft-spoken, kind man decides to rob a bank... {more}

Accepted

USA
Directed By Dan Chen
Running Time: 92 Minutes

In rural Louisiana, where education standards are among the lowest in the country, Michael and Tracey Landry wanted to be part of the solution. Their mission began with just five students in their kitchen, but their ambitious T.M. Landry College... {more}

After Antarctica

USA
Directed By Tasha Van Zandt
Running Time: 104 Minutes

Whenever Will Steger leaves his home in northern Minnesota to go on an expedition, he looks at his woodshed and wonders if he’ll be back to burn the wood. This has been the mindset of the polar explorer since he... {more}

Americanish

USA
Directed By Iman Zawahry
Running Time: 90 Minutes

This charming rom-com follows Pakistani-American sisters and their newly immigrated cousin as they juggle their love lives, careers, and familial expectations in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY. The three young Muslim women must contend with equal pressures of family and career.... {more}

The Art of Rebellion

USA
Directed By Libby Spears
Running Time: 79 Minutes

Lydia Emily says fondly that she comes from “a whole bloodline of loudmouths.” Her mother was a civil rights activist in Louisiana, Lydia herself is a socially vocal street-artist based in Los Angeles, and both her daughters speak their minds... {more}

Cat Daddies

USA
Directed By Mye Hoang
Running Time: 89 Minutes

Whoever said a dog was man’s best friend certainly didn’t have the patience for cats and their, at times, aloof capacity for love and companionship. Director Mye Hoang’s documentary CAT DADDIES serves as evidence that the bond between human and... {more}

Charlotte

CANADA, FRANCE, BELGIUM
Directed By Éric Warin, Tahir Rana
Running Time: 92 Minutes

As World War II unfolds in Berlin, so, too, does Charlotte’s passion for art. Loved ones and the city’s Academy of Fine Arts affirm her natural talent, but the Nazi influence grows stronger each day and ultimately upends her ambitious... {more}

Daughter of a Lost Bird

USA
Directed By Brooke Pepion Swaney
Running Time: 66 Minutes

Kendra always knew she was adopted, and she loved her parents and childhood growing up in her predominantly white Oregon community. When encouraged to seek out her birth family, Kendra discovers her Lummi heritage from the Lummi Nation in Northwest... {more}

Disfluency

USA
Directed By Anna Baumgarten
Running Time: 96 Minutes

Jane had a bright and promising future until a traumatic event derailed her senior year of college. So much so that instead of finishing her last semester of college as planned, she now must return home to her family’s lake... {more}

The Exiles

USA
Directed By Ben Klein, Violet Columbus
Running Time: 96 Minutes

In THE EXILES, Ben Klein and Violet Columbus work with filmmaker and Academy Award® nominee Christine Choy in completing her documentary about Tiananmen Square. After an introduction of Choy, a character in every sense of the word, we get taken... {more}

Fanny: The Right to Rock

CANADA
Directed By Bobbi Jo Hart
Running Time: 96 Minutes

In the 1960s, an all-female rock band was making a name for themselves in the music scene…and their name was Fanny. With their long hair, rocking stage presence, and incredible instrumentation skills, Fanny was unlike any other girl group before... {more}

The First Step

USA
Directed By Brandon Kramer
Running Time: 89 Minutes

Depending where you fall on the political spectrum, political commentator Van Jones may evoke an array of different emotions. To some, he is seen as a truth teller and a changemaker. To others, he is a talking head for the... {more}

Full Out: Inside Ohio Show Choir

USA
Directed By Audrey Leach
Running Time: 88 Minutes

If the story of Glee was told by someone who had actually been to Ohio, you’d get FULL OUT: INSIDE OHIO SHOW CHOIR. Bursting with energy, humor, and sparkling personalities, the film follows the journeys of four high school show... {more}

Grain

USA, ITALY, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND
Directed By Tommaso Sacconi, Alex Contell
Running Time: 81 Minutes

Digital photography, with its sharper edges, higher definition, and instant gratification, dramatically changed the way we capture and consume the imagery in front of us. But these “perfect” shots we see on our phones—in a world more distorted than ever—may... {more}

I Get Knocked Down

UNITED KINGDOM
Directed By Sophie Robinson, Dunstan Bruce
Running Time: 88 Minutes

For anyone who lived through the 1990s, one-hit-wonder Chumbawamba’s Tubthumping was undeniably part of the decade’s nostalgic soundtrack. The band’s unexpected success and leap into the mainstream, however, was a stark contrast to the group’s foundational anti-establishment roots. As self-proclaimed... {more}

imperfect (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Brian Malone, Regan Linton
Running Time: 78 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF IMPERFECT THAT CONTAINS AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITHOUT AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE IMPERFECT (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE. For many artists and performers... {more}

imperfect (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Brian Malone, Regan Linton
Running Time: 78 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF IMPERFECT THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE IMPERFECT (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE. For many artists and... {more}

Inhospitable

USA
Directed By Sandra Alvarez
Running Time: 102 Minutes

What happens when your city’s largest nonprofit health provider becomes a monopoly? When the multi-billion-dollar nonprofit hospital system University of Pittsburgh Medical Center decided they would no longer accept Highmark Insurance after June 2019, Pittsburgh patients faced a lose-lose decision:... {more}

The Janes

USA
Directed By Emma Pildes, Tia Lessin
Running Time: 101 Minutes

In the spring of 1972, police raided an apartment on the South Side of Chicago. Seven women were arrested and charged. The accused were part of a clandestine network. Using code names, blindfolds, and safe houses to protect their identities... {more}

Linoleum

USA
Directed By Colin West
Running Time: 101 Minutes

In the fictional Fairview Heights, Ohio, Cameron Edwin (Jim Gaffigan), the host of a public access children’s science program, finds himself in what most would call a mid-life crisis. But when cosmic events bring a satellite crash to his backyard,... {more}

A Love Song

USA
Directed By Max Walker-Silverman
Running Time: 81 Minutes

After unhitching her camper at a lakeside in the mountains, Faye finds her rhythm cooking meals, retrieving crawfish from a trap, and scanning her old box radio for a station. She looks expectantly at the approach of a car or... {more}

Messwood

USA
Directed By Emily Kuester, Brad Lichtenstein
Running Time: 94 Minutes

Football players were dwindling for teams at Milwaukee’s Messmer (urban and predominately Black) and Shorewood (affluent and largely white) high schools. To give boys the opportunity to play under the famous Friday night lights, the communities decided to merge their... {more}

My Old School

UNITED KINGDOM
Directed By Jono McLeod
Running Time: 104 Minutes

When 16-year-old Brandon Lee (not that Brandon Lee) first enrolled as a new student at Scotland’s Bearsden Academy, his classmates immediately felt there was something off about him…but they couldn’t quite put their finger on it. After learning he had... {more}

One Pint at a Time

USA
Directed By Aaron Hosé
Running Time: 89 Minutes

To Shaun Harris, co-owner and brewmaster of Harris Family Brewery, the first Black-owned brewery in Pennsylvania, sharing a beer with someone is a way to establish common ground and start conversations that matter; brewing beer is his contribution to the... {more}

One Road To Quartzsite

USA
Directed By Ryan Maxey
Running Time: 89 Minutes

Each winter hundreds of thousands of snow birds flock to Quartzsite, Arizona, an offbeat camping and RV haven sitting comfortably between L.A. and Phoenix. Known as the “Desert Phenomenon,” this little-known pocket of sand serves as a temporary home to... {more}

Oyate

USA
Directed By Brandon Jackson, Emil Benjamin
Running Time: 91 Minutes

Since colonizers set foot on this soil, violent massacres, forced assimilation tactics, and unjust legislation have been used to eradicate Indigenous People from their sacred lands. Since the 1800s, the U.S. government has broken countless peace treaties with Native tribes... {more}

The Pez Outlaw

USA
Directed By Amy Bandlien Storkel, Bryan Storkel
Running Time: 84 Minutes

For years Steve was miserable in his job as a machinist. Each day Steve would clock into his factory job and dream of a more adventurous life. Little did Steve know, the adventure of a lifetime would find him soon... {more}

Refuge

USA
Directed By Erin Bernhardt, Din Blankenship
Running Time: 80 Minutes

In LaFayette, Georgia, where roadside farm stands of peaches are as commonplace as the Confederate flag, Chris is full of rage. After enlisting in the U.S. Army in response to 9/11, Chris spent 13 years defending his country and learning... {more}

The Return of Tanya Tucker—featuring Brandi Carlile

USA
Directed By Kathlyn Horan
Running Time: 104 Minutes

You don’t have to be the loudest voice, embrace the biggest personality, or have the most number one hits to make an indelible impact, and Tanya Tucker is proof. Tucker’s 1972 hit single, Delta Dawn, catapulted her to recognition at... {more}

Scarborough

CANADA
Directed By Shasha Nakhai, Rich Williamson
Running Time: 136 Minutes

Three children forge a bond, pure and strong in the face of adversity. Bing is a kid with a big imagination, a kind heart, and a father who refuses to address his mental health struggles. Sylvie has a younger brother... {more}

Terrible Children

USA
Directed By Shanti Thakur
Running Time: 57 Minutes

In TERRIBLE CHILDREN, director Shanti Thakur shares a deeply personal account. Her father, Hari, gives her a letter written by his dad that he didn’t open for 20 years. When he hands it to her, he says, “maybe you can... {more}

The Thief Collector

USA
Directed By Allison Otto
Running Time: 93 Minutes

The day after Thanksgiving in 1985, a quiet day at the University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Willem de Kooning’s beloved Woman-Ochre oil painting vanished. But no fingerprints and no proof left the case cold. When the coveted... {more}

To the End

USA
Directed By Rachel Lears
Running Time: 104 Minutes

The world is in crisis as it misses target after target to stop climate change. The Green New Deal has captured the imagination of millions with its visionary promise for systemic economic and environmental change that will build a better... {more}

White Coat Rebels

USA
Directed By Greg Barker
Running Time: 83 Minutes

“Do no harm.” The simple, ethical commitment doctors have been making for generations can fade with time—or heavy-handed persuasion. But thanks to a handful of seasoned doctors and a current wave of young medical professionals who have witnessed the damaging... {more}

Yung Punx: A Punk Parable

USA
Directed By Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger
Running Time: 63 Minutes

Color Killer—comprised of frontman Lincoln, guitarist Dylan, bassist Nate, and drummer Matt—is defining a new punk rock era. These young, talented musicians sport classic band tees and long hair dyed neon—a rite of passage for official initiation—while playing edgy tracks... {more}

Zero Gravity

USA
Directed By Thomas Verrette
Running Time: 75 Minutes

While it’s true today’s 11-year-olds will one day run the world, middle schoolers in San Jose, California are taking their summer break to get a head start. Immersed in their own space race, a group of ambitious students enter the... {more}

With Audio Description

Being Michelle (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Atin Mehra
Running Time: 80 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF BEING MICHELLE THAT CONTAINS AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITHOUT AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE BEING MICHELLE (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE.Besides an occasional... {more}

imperfect (WITH AUDIO DESCRIPTION)

USA
Directed By Brian Malone, Regan Linton
Running Time: 78 Minutes

THIS IS THE LISTING FOR THE VERSION OF IMPERFECT THAT CONTAINS AUDIO DESCRIPTION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED. TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO THE VERSION WITHOUT AUDIO DESCRIPTION, PLEASE VISIT THE IMPERFECT (WITH NO AUDIO DESCRIPTION) PAGE. For many artists and performers... {more}

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