The Haunting of Sorority Row
- 90 min
A college freshman suspects there is something sinister about the prestigious sorority to which she decided to pledge. She comes to find out that there is a mystery surrounding the disappearance of a pledge from the previous year. Too many questions and strange happenings add quite a twist to this tale. Written by Jessie Stephens
- 114 min
Uehara Jiro, in the sixth year at elementary school, is from a family of five; his parents who are both ex-extremists, his elder sister and a younger sister. Children look coldly at their father, Ichiro (Toyokawa Etsushi), who does not work but is quick at lashing out for anything illogical. One day, Jiro snaps at a junior high school student in the neighborhood who ridiculed his parents and causes a violent incident. Being tired of all the fuss made by the school and the response from the child welfare, the Uehara family moves to the island of Iriomotejima, father's hometown. However, the island is in the midst of a row over a development plan to build resort facilities, and the family is sucked into the mayhem. Ichiro and his wife Sakura are arrested, but they break loose. They are forced to live a life as fugitives, and are unable to live with their children. The children, however, understand that their parents do not want to succumb to the establishment and support them.
The Axe in the Attic
- 110 min
Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, filmmakers Lucia Small and Ed Pincus embark upon a sixty-day road trip traveling from their native New England to Louisiana. On their journey they encounter those displaced by the disaster. The film elegantly tackles the difficult issues of race, class and civic responsibility in the United States today.
El cobrador: In God We Trust
- 92 min
1) globalization of violence, violence of globalization? 2) serial killers, social killers? 3) a mine in brazil some murders in new york others in miami how are they connected? 4) "who's putting dynamite at the head of the century" asks tom zé -singing- at the end of the film 5) "cobrador - in god we trust" is an invitation to search the answers to these questions. "cobrador - in god we trust" is an attempt to find the answers to these questions. Written by Paul Leduc
- 82 min
Wushbaby is a savage fairytale set in a contemporary urban landscape. A troubled young black teenager Maxine rescues an eccentric old lady Eve from an unhappy slap by a mixed-race gang of teens and is rewarded for her act of kindness with the gift of a terrible secret: how to make and operate a Wishbaby. With Eve's help Maxine gives life to a magic doll and sets out to solve her current problems, inadvertently releasing Eve's dead Governess from her astral prison and unleashing a shit-storm of supernatural activity. Her older brother Colin is gradually drawn into the dangerous situation created by the 'Little King' and must finally face his own mother in a brutal fight to the death.
House of Fears
- 86 min
The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Edgar & Ellen
- 62 min
A man makes a phone call to his dying father. Two brothers meet at their father's funeral. DAVID has come up from London. FRASER lives in the village in Scotland he grew up in. On a journey to discover their father's inheritance, which they are told in his will is located somewhere on the Isle of Skye, they set off in their father's old VW van and head north. This brings arguments, comedy, conflict and bitter memories as they are forced to confront their past and each other. When they pick up a hitchhiker TARA, she fascinates them both, and brings them to breaking point. She leaves them, taking the van, and DAVID heads off through the land of Skye to find their destination. They discover there is nothing there. The church is a ruin. DAVID breaks and flees. He reaches the sea, and with nowhere else to go, there he and FRASER finally confront each other. FRASER demands to know DAVID'S secret. DAVID refuses and tries to leave, and in a fit of anger FRASER kills his brother. He's left holding DAVID'S body in his arms. The sun sets over the sea. Written by Anonymous
The Blood Is the Life: The Making of 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'
- 27 min
Fifteen years after this stunning reinterpretation of Dracula was released (1992), we go behind the scenes and watch master director Francis Coppola reinvent a classic with screenwriter James V. Hart, and cast members Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Richard E. Grant, tom Waits and Sadie Frost. "Bram Stoker's Dracula was filmed entirely on the sound-stages of MGM (then recently acquired by Sony and Columbia pictures) and the visual style included vintage special effects and screen magic at a scale not seen in decades. Written by Kim Aubry
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End
- 96 min
Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they are being hunted by an inbred family of cannibals determined to make them all dinner! Written by Shaquille