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  • Directed By

    Sarah Pirozek

    #LIKE

    Woodstock teen, Rosie is mourning the anniversary of her younger sister Amelia’s death, when she discovers the mysterious man who sexploited her sister, bullying her to commit suicide, is back on-line trolling for new victims. After the authorities refuse to get involved she discovers a darker side she never knew she had as she takes justice into her own hands.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    93m

  • Directed By

    Paul Riccio

    Give Or Take

    When a disillusioned New Yorker's father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father's temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and negotiate how to remember the man they both loved, and the significance of what he left behind.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    102m

  • Directed By

    André Szöts

    Grizzly II. Revenge

    All hell breaks loose when a giant Grizzly Bear, reacting to the slaughter of her cub by poachers, attacks at a massive big-band rock concert taking place in Yellowstone National Park. When one of the poachers was attacked and killed by the giant grizzly as revenge, the rest of the poachers decides to hunt and kill the giant bear for a good price. As the hunt continues, the Grizzly goes on a killing spree attacking hikers, Ron (George Clooney), Tina (Laura Dern) and Lance (Charlie Sheen).

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    73m

  • Directed By

    Geeta Gandbhir

    Hungry To Learn

    This documentary introduces the faces behind an American crisis -- college students so strapped to pay tuition that they don’t have enough money to eat or a place to live.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    90m

  • Directed By

    Chris Hung

    Invisible Justice

    Li Zheng-hong is reluctant to condescend to deal with paperwork only in the law firm simply because he is blind. Therefore, he contests for defending a suit, but in vain. One day, he gets himself a civil suit only to find that the attorney of the defendant is the owner of the law firm. If he helps the plaintiff, how is he going to face his boss? To make matters worse, it’s not an ordinary lawsuit, but cross-border litigation with up to 531 plaintiffs. Li Zheng-hong hasn’t got any litigious experience at all, and he is blind too. 

    Desert Dunes

    Taiwan

    110m

  • Directed By

    Joshua Edelman

    Mentally Al

    A character study of, “the funniest comedian you’ve never heard of,” and an exploration of how we define artistic success, MENTALLY AL follows Al Lubel, a former Star Search grand champion as he struggles to get by, perpetually broke and sleeping on friends couches, as he continues to pursue his artistic dreams into his sixties.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    90m

  • Directed By

    Miles Hargrove

    Miracle Fishing

    In 1994, an American journalist named Tom Hargrove was kidnapped outside his home in Cali, Colombia by armed men in ski masks. His wife Susan and two adult sons Miles and Geddie were forced to negotiate directly for his release. Tom's eldest son Miles began a video diary capturing the negotiations, and 25 years later, he revisited the footage to turn his diary into a documentary.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    106m

  • Directed By

    Kevin Nulty, Nick Binder

    Ride the Wave

    When Scott Chesney was 15 years old he woke up paralyzed. Over the last 33 years since he has been on a journey to inspire others and this latest journey takes place in the Atlantic ocean at the Jersey Shore.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    55m

  • Directed By

    Christopher Hall

    The Rest Is Just Noise

    The Rest Is Just Noise follows the Trenton siblings in the aftermath of the death of their father. As time fast forwards and rewinds over the course of 18 months, the siblings must find their way home to one another. Shot across 13 US States and featuring the astounding film debuts of Ryan Russell, Jill Russell, Chris D'Ascoli & Sarah Wayman, The Rest Is Just Noise is a story of redemption and forgiveness.

    Desert Dunes

    United States

    90m

  • Directed By

    Sevgi Hirschhäuser

    Toprak

    Since the death of his parents, the teenage Burak lives with his uncle Cemil and grandmother in a remote Turkish village town. ​ They try to make a living by selling pomegranates but while the religious Cemil is satisfied to live his life in poverty, Burak struggles to leave for the city and going to university. ​ When the grandmother gets sick, both have to make tough decisions that will change their lives.

    Desert Dunes

    Turkey

    105m

  • Directed By

    Takeshi Kushida

    Woman of the Photographs

    A misogynic photographer discovers for the first time in his life the joys of loving a woman, this one confused about her self-identity and self-esteem, by helping her in her perceptions of herself with his photographic retouching skills.

    Desert Dunes

    Japan

    90m

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