FILMS OF THE FIFTH

A straightforward, alphabetical listing of all the films that will be screened during this, the 5th year of our Festival.

 
 

Films will be Announced in 4 WAVES leading up to the Festival.
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ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING Directors David Ian McKendry, Rebekah McKendry *WORLD PREMIERE When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there's plenty out there to fear this holiday season. Q&A with directors Rebekah McKendry and David Ian McKendry, producers Morgan Peter Brown and Joe Wicker

ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING

Directors David Ian McKendry, Rebekah McKendry
*WORLD PREMIERE

When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there's plenty out there to fear this holiday season.

Q&A with directors Rebekah McKendry and David Ian McKendry, producers Morgan Peter Brown and Joe Wicker

BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT BASQUIAT | Director Sara Driver Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.

BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

BASQUIAT | Director Sara Driver
Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.

GHOST STORIES Directors Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman Arch skeptic Professor Phillip Goodman embarks upon a terror-filled quest when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable 'hauntings'.

GHOST STORIES

Directors Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman

Arch skeptic Professor Phillip Goodman embarks upon a terror-filled quest when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable 'hauntings'.

ICEPICK TO THE MOON Director Skizz Cyzyk A feature length documentary about strip-mine crooner, Rev. Fred Lane, and the Raudelunas arts collective of Alabama in the Seventies.  Q&A with director Skizz Cyzyk.

ICEPICK TO THE MOON

Director Skizz Cyzyk

A feature length documentary about strip-mine crooner, Rev. Fred Lane, and the Raudelunas arts collective of Alabama in the Seventies. 
Q&A with director Skizz Cyzyk.

 
KING BOXER AKA FIVE FINGERS OF DEATH Director Chang-hwa Jeong Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament. (1972) ©2000 CELESTIAL PICTURES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

KING BOXER AKA FIVE FINGERS OF DEATH

Director Chang-hwa Jeong
Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament. (1972)
©2000 CELESTIAL PICTURES LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

LOWLIFE Director Ryan Prows The sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong. Q&A with director Ryan Prows

LOWLIFE

Director Ryan Prows
The sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong.
Q&A with director Ryan Prows

LU OVER THE WALL Director Masaaki Yuasa New kid Kai is talented but adrift, spending his days sulking and isolated in a small fishing village after his family moves from Tokyo. When he demonstrates a proficiency at making music on his synthesizer, his classmates invite him to join their nascent garage band, but their practice sessions soon bring an unexpected guest: Lu, a young mermaid whose fins turn to feet when she hears the beats, and whose singing causes humans to compulsively dance - whether they want to or not.

LU OVER THE WALL

Director Masaaki Yuasa
New kid Kai is talented but adrift, spending his days sulking and isolated in a small fishing village after his family moves from Tokyo. When he demonstrates a proficiency at making music on his synthesizer, his classmates invite him to join their nascent garage band, but their practice sessions soon bring an unexpected guest: Lu, a young mermaid whose fins turn to feet when she hears the beats, and whose singing causes humans to compulsively dance - whether they want to or not.

MADELINE'S MADELINE Director Josephine Decker A theater director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.

MADELINE'S MADELINE

Director Josephine Decker
A theater director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.

No Trailer Available for Madeline's Madeline

 
MOHAWK Director Ted Geoghegan Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge. Q&A with director/writer Ted Geoghegan and writer Grady Hendrix

MOHAWK

Director Ted Geoghegan
Late in the War of 1812, a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
Q&A with director/writer Ted Geoghegan and writer Grady Hendrix

ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN'T Director Agnès Varda ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T (L’une chante, l’autre pas) is a feminist musical—with lyrics by the director—about the bond of sisterhood felt by Pomme and Suzanne throughout years of changes and fraught relationships with men.

ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN'T

Director Agnès Varda
ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T (L’une chante, l’autre pas) is a feminist musical—with lyrics by the director—about the bond of sisterhood felt by Pomme and Suzanne throughout years of changes and fraught relationships with men.

RBG Directors Julie Cohen, Betsy West A look at the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

RBG

Directors Julie Cohen, Betsy West
A look at the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

No Trailer Available for RBG

REVENGE Director Coralie Fargeat Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.

REVENGE

Director Coralie Fargeat
Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.

 
THE DEVIL & FATHER AMORTH Director William Friedkin Father Gabriele Amorth performs his ninth exorcism on an Italian woman.

THE DEVIL & FATHER AMORTH

Director William Friedkin
Father Gabriele Amorth performs his ninth exorcism on an Italian woman.

No Trailer Available for the Devil & Father Amorth

THE LAPLACE'S DEMON Director Giordano Giulivi A team of seven researchers has developed a software capable of predicting the evolution of common physical events. The final test, the prediction of the exact number of fragments caused by the fall of a glass, was a success. Interested by these results, the mysterious Professor Cornelius invites the working team in his isolated mansion on a deserted island, hiding his true intentions. As time passes, the team will lead to paradoxical situations in a growing tension that will not only test their nerves but also one of their certainties: the free will.

THE LAPLACE'S DEMON

Director Giordano Giulivi
A team of seven researchers has developed a software capable of predicting the evolution of common physical events. The final test, the prediction of the exact number of fragments caused by the fall of a glass, was a success. Interested by these results, the mysterious Professor Cornelius invites the working team in his isolated mansion on a deserted island, hiding his true intentions. As time passes, the team will lead to paradoxical situations in a growing tension that will not only test their nerves but also one of their certainties: the free will.

THE LAST MOVIE STAR Director Adam Rifkin An aging, former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface THE LAST MOVIE STAR is a tale about faded fame, but at its core, it's a universal story about growing old. 

THE LAST MOVIE STAR

Director Adam Rifkin
An aging, former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface THE LAST MOVIE STAR is a tale about faded fame, but at its core, it's a universal story about growing old. 

THE ROAD MOVIE Director Dmitrii Kalashnikov A documentary comprised entirely of footage from dashboard cameras from Russian cars.

THE ROAD MOVIE

Director Dmitrii Kalashnikov
A documentary comprised entirely of footage from dashboard cameras from Russian cars.

 
WOLFMAN'S GOT NARDS Director Andre Gower *WORLD PREMIERE This heartfelt documentary explores the power of cult film told through the lens of the 1987 classic The Monster Squad and the impact it has on fans, cast and crew, and the industry.  Q&A with director Andre Gower, producer Henry McComas and Ryan Lambert

WOLFMAN'S GOT NARDS

Director Andre Gower
*WORLD PREMIERE
This heartfelt documentary explores the power of cult film told through the lens of the 1987 classic The Monster Squad and the impact it has on fans, cast and crew, and the industry. 
Q&A with director Andre Gower, producer Henry McComas and Ryan Lambert

No Trailer Available for Wolfman's Got Nards