- 98 min
It is said in heaven above there is a book that holds the time line every human will spend on earth. Once you have passed this time your subconscious becomes your conscious and you can see the signs of IT in the black cape that subliminally lead you to your demise. Written by Rick L. Winters
- 100 min
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The Final Curtain
- 103 min
Baxter University's theater group has a secret club that "initiates" young freshmen girls. When one initiation gets out of hand, a beautiful actress dies a tragic and horrific death.
The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians Through Film
- 96 min
They have more cardholders than VISA, more customers than Amazon, and more outlets than McDonald's. Meet America's librarians. "The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians Through Film" is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject of librarians. A vivid blend of factual documentary, feature film, and storytelling, it reveals the history and realities of librarianship in the entertaining and appealing context of American movies. Interviews with actual librarians, intercut with film clips of cinematic librarians, examine such issues as literature, books and reading, censorship, library funding, citizenship and democracy. For the first time, we see and understand the real lives and real work of American librarians who for decades have been a cultural force hiding in plain sight. This film's subject is librarians: who they are, what they do, why they do it, and the impact of their work in people's lives. The underlying meaning is how we express our own humanity, how we listen to ourselves and one another in the realm of the written and read word -- a uniquely human privilege. Written by Anonymous
The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia
- 103 min
A freelance writer (Iseya Yusuke) is given a bizarre assignment by the sexy editor of "Black Book Monthly" (Mizuno Miki): find a bug with the power to bring humans back from the dead, in order to report on the afterlife. With his trusty companion Endo (Matsuo Suzuki) in tow, he sets off on a quest for the elusive insect and along the way meets the mysterious Sayoko (Kikuchi), a former dominatrix and habitual wrist-cutter who delights in rubbing wasabi into her wounds.
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The Longest Night In Shanghai
- 110 min
A successful Japanese make-up artist collides with a tough-talking Shanghai taxi driver in this romantic dramedy that twists traditional roles by making the beauty expert a male and the cab driver a feisty female. Although he works in a glamorous industry, Naoki Mizushima (Masahiro Motoki) can't help but notice that his life is anything but beautiful. Can the uncouth Lin Xi (Wei Zhao) help him make over his life for the better?
The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo
- 78 min
Cinematographer John A. Alonzo was one of the driving creative forces in the resurgence of expressionistic American movies of the late 1960s and '70s. Director Axel Schill's documentary explores Alonzo's work on key films of that era and beyond. Clips from Chinatown, Scarface, Internal Affairs and other movies accompany interviews with stars such as Richard Dreyfuss, Sally Field and contemporary cinematographer Haskell Wexler.
- 120 min
In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her father to postpone her marriage for a year so that she might study at a Jewish seminary for women in the ancient Kabalistic seat of Safe.
A married man has an affair with a stranger on a train, and becomes embroiled in a dangerous web of blackmail and lies.
The Trials of Darryl Hunt
- 106 min
More than a decade in the making, and winner of nearly 20 film festival audience and jury prizes, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's "The Trials of Darryl Hunt" documents the aftermath of a brutal rape/murder and harrowing wrongful conviction in the modern American South. Told from the point-of-view of three principal subjects, an enterprising investigative journalist; an unyielding defense attorney; and a wrongfully convicted man, the film offers an eye-opening, provocative and haunting examination of a community - and a criminal justice system - subject to racial bias and tainted by fear. Chronicling this capital case from 1984 through 2004, with extensive personal narratives and exclusive footage from two decades, filmmakers Stern and Sundberg painstakingly frame the judicial and emotional responses to this chilling crime - and the implications surrounding Darryl Hunt's wrongful conviction - against a backdrop of class and bigotry in America.