- 106 min
Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin market. When the ailing Kwan makes Nick his protégé, Nick could not but sway before money and power and starts to perform his role like a real drug trafficker. This, together with his affair with heroin-addict Jane, causes Nick to becomes more and more...
- 94 min
Inspired by a true story - "Moondance Alexander" is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance returns the horse to his rightful owner, the gruff and mysterious Dante Longpre, she is convinced that Checkers is a champion jumper in disguise and is determined to help him realize his full potential. Moondance manages to talk Dante into...
- 95 min
At Christmas 2003, New York-based film critic Godfrey Cheshire is visiting his family in North Carolina when his cousin Charlie Silver tells him something startling. Charlie inherited Midway Plantation, the ancestral home of his and Cheshire's extended family, and has been its devoted caretaker. But now Charlie and his wife Dena have made a decision: They want to move Midway - the antebellum manor house and several outbuildings - to a new location to escape Raleigh's encroaching...
My Brother is an Only Child
- 108 min
Set in a small Italian town in the 60's and 70's, the film tells the story of two brothers who want to change the world -- but in completely different ways. The elder, Manrico (Riccardo Scarmaccio,) is a handsome, charismatic firebrand who becomes the prime mover in the local Communist party. Accio (Elio Germano,) the younger, more rebellious brother, finds his own contrarian voice by joining the reactionary Fascists. What starts as a typical tale of sibling rivalry becomes the story of the...
- 108 min
When Diana (Danielle De Luca) takes a job as a stripper in a sleepy New Mexico town, she's unaware that her fellow dancers have been disappearing. The local sheriff (Joe Mantegna) is stumped, but Diana learns the truth when she becomes the next victim. Her abductor takes her into the desert, where he strips her and lets her go. Then, he begins to hunt Diana with a rifle through the wilderness as s
- 110 min
A son struggles to finish his thesis when his father wins the Nobel Prize in chemistry, making life all the more difficult for him and his mother, a well-known forensic.
Normal Adolescent Behavior
- 93 min
Amber Tamblyn stars in this darkly comic look at sexual politics among precocious and privileged teenagers.
Nos Amis Les Terriens
- 85 min
A faux-documentary made by extraterrestrials about humans.
- 93 min
"Numb" tells the story of screenwriter Hudson Milbank, who suffers from acute depersonalization disorder. So alienated from his own life that he makes the chronically depressed look perky, Hudson lives alone, watches the Golf Channel all day, can't hang on to a relationship, shoplifts in order to get his adrenalin up off the floor, fears that thinking about his dad's death will bring it to pass, loathes his mother and, in general, is as nutty as a crapshack in a peanut farm. Obsessed with the...
- 98 min
"On Broadway" tells the story of Jack O'Toole, a 30-something Boston everyman, who writes a play about his dead uncle as a way to reconnect with his hard-nosed dad. With no money and just his gut to guide him, Jack quits his job as a carpenter so that he can mount a production of his play on the only stage he can afford: in the back room of his neighborhood pub, on a little street called Broadway.
- 106 min
News of the massive protests that followed rigged presidential elections in Ukraine dominated headlines all over the world in late 2004. A fierce campaign between Yushchenko, the outspoken opposition leader, and Yanukovich, the handpicked successor to an unpopular, Kremlin-supported regime, became mired in controversy. Not only was Viktor Yushchenko banned from access to state-owned radio and television, he was poisoned, leaving him in terrible pain, his face severely scarred by a toxin. When...
- 113 min
In 1989, Kirnjit Ahluwalia was sentenced by the British High Court to life in prison for the murder of her husband, a man who had abused her for ten years. Subjected to an arranged marriage at a young age, Kirnjit admits she did not feel true freedom until she went to prison. The road she travels after her incarceration, through the people she meets in prison and her own self reflection, is from a place of dazed vulnerability to one of empowerment. While in prison a non-profit women's rights...
- 103 min
Set in lower Manhattan, PURPLE VIOLETS is a relationship comedy about four friends from college ready for change. PATTI PETERSON (Selma Blair) is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love BRIAN CAHILL (Patrick Wilson), a successful crime novelist. KATE (Debra Messing) is Patti's best friend since college. She's a tough-talking schoolteacher who plays therapist to all Patti's...
- 90 min
Iska, Karolína, and Vendula are eighteen-year-old girls who have just graduated from high school. Not wanting to let go of their carefree student lives or their friendship, they plan to hitchhike to Holland, where they've arranged to work on a farm for three months. But Vojta, Iska's little brother and her father's right hand man, joins the trio against their will. He becomes a witness as well as a catalyst for the breakup of their friendship - for the girls recognize that time cannot be...
Random Lunacy: Videos from the Road Less Traveled
- 60 min
"Poppa Neutrino has all the characteristics of a man who could have built a fortune," asserts The New Yorker's Alec Wilkinson, who is featured in Random Lunacy. Yet, the radically itinerant Neutrino's belief that "rent is the thing that beats us," caused him instead to choose a homeless existence for himself and his family.
Rebellion: The Litvinenko Case
- 105 min
The dark secret of the Kremlin unravel in this story of the former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko poisoned lat November in London told in his own words and in never seen before footage and interviews with his widow, his friends and his alleged killers. Written by Anonymous
- 95 min
"Redline" is an auto/action thriller that features the personal exotic car collection of the producer, real estate investor Daniel Sadek.
Ric Flair and the Four Horseman
- 200 min
Learn the true story behind the creation of the Four Horsemen -- a professional wrestling faction originally composed of "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard and Arn and Ole Anderson -- in this action-packed documentary filled with exclusive interviews and highlights from inside the ring. Over nearly a decade, the Horsemen saw various members come and go, including Barry Windham, Lex Luger, Brian Pillman, Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko.
- 97 min
"Rise" is a supernatural thriller in which a reporter (Liu) wakes up in a morgue to discover she is no longer among the living. She vows revenge against the cult responsible for putting her there and hunts them down one by one. Chiklis plays 'Rawlins,' a haunted police detective whose daughter is killed by the same cult and seeks answers for her gruesome death.
- 90 min
Kieu, a beautiful and talented actress, is starring in a film directed by Kim, an American/Vietnamese who has come back to Vietnam to become a part of the new wave of Vietnamese film culture. The film is being produced by her Uncle Henry and her mother Ba Tu.
It is a seemingly wonderful situation until the fragile family balance is disrupted when Kieu falls in love with her director, and Uncle Henry's mounting gambling debts shut down production of the film. Uncle Henry embraces dishonest ways...