from I AM NOT A HIPSTER
A brooding indie rock musical with strong performances and an excellent soundtrack, the kind where you actually believe the characters could be so popular.
from RLJ Entertainment
The always underrated Mark Webber leads an impressive ensemble in this dark gray tale of small town misfits and a romance with a mysterious pixie dream girl.
from Journeyman Pictures
The tragic tale of a young life ended too early due to a biased and neglectful legal system and the power of cyberbullying. When will the victims be blameless?
After escaping her violent and abusive husband, Catherine and her son struggle to create a new life in a rural Canadian town.
from Wolfe Video
In this tender romantic drama, Chilean architect Bruno faces difficult choices about his life and sexual identity after meeting Fernando.
from Candy Factory Films
What happens when you meet the right person at the wrong time? Eliot and Jamie navigate their relationships and careers in LA in this darkly funny dramedy.
Going home was never an option for single mother Lena Mahikan. But when her 13-year-old, Peeka overdoses she's forced to confront her past and family.
from Mezzanine Films
Pushed to his limit and feeling hopeless, an unemployed father does everything in his power to try and regain control in his life no matter what the cost.
An artful, austere, intellectual sci-fi film about memory, history and the intransience of human relationships.
from Digital Media Rights
A dark, romantic mystery where a heartbroken man’s dreams control a heartbroken woman’s real life.
Cleo lives in a dark and violent small town. When her estranged sister winds up dead, she vows to find the killer, unaware they are much closer than expected.
from RADIATOR IP Sales
While recovering from a car crash, Elena is kidnapped from the hospital by David. The two embark on a strange, dark journey through Belgium.
from Multicom Entertainment Group
Jeff Nichols and Michael Shannon first proved they're a magical match with this moody piece of Southern grit. Its simple story allows for Shannon to shine.
Love is here. Love is hard. Love is fun. Love is the provocative and highly sexual new film from Gaspar Noé about...love and threesomes.
from Amplify Releasing
Two scientists create a device to make telepathy an effective form of communication, but what happens when good technology falls into the wrong hands?
The desires of three high school seniors collide in this Breakfast Club meets Cruel Intentions coming-of-age drama.
from MPI Media Group
In this dystopian coming of age tale, young Kendal is trying to keep her friends & herself alive with final dregs of water that are left in her dangerous world.
Before the era of the Beats, young Neil Cassady was still figuring out if his path led to a more conventional life. This is his origin story.
A dark, disturbing thriller in which an inspector must crack a longtime child pornography and kidnapping ring, while haunted by the abduction of his own brother
from Cinema Danube
Lili and Dora are estranged twins; one has grown into a feminist anarchist, the other a wealthy mistress. Their paths cross one night on the Orient Express
from Strand Releasing
A child in Brazil is checked out of school by a stranger and disappears. The police investigation reveals a sordid picture of what happened... Intense viewing.
from Inception Video On Demand
A young British man joins the French Foreign legion and gets embroiled in a conflict in North Africa. Based on real events.
from Hal Hartley
Fans of Hal Hartley and Parker Posey will delight in seeing them at work, take after take, in this artsy making-of video for production of a 1990s music video.
from Peccadillo Pictures
Discovering friendships, pushing boundaries of relationships and grieving over love lost are all explored in this collection of award-winning LGBT shorts.
From Exec Producer Robert Altman with an all-star cast (James Gandolfini, Daryl Hannah), GUN is an intriguing series of vignettes connected by a common gun.
Families can't go wrong with this heartwarming tale of a boy and his polar bear pal as they venture into the gorgeously shot Arctic in search of the cub's mom.
from Jeff Lipsky
Jeff Lipsky proves there's still room for unique, interesting storytelling in indie film today, the kind you can get lost in. Christina Starbuck is phenomenal.
There's a great future noir segment in 'Franklyn' reminiscent of 'Dark City' crossed with 'V for Vendetta' with a brilliant but subtle satirical undercurrent.
The life of a successful architect and family man begins to unravel when he becomes obsessed with a young boy. A provocative arthouse drama from Germany.
This critically-acclaimed web series follows an L.A. couple as they struggle with infidelity and life in general. Warm comedy/drama about modern relationships.
A gritty overlooked gem from 1979 concerning a man named Attila and his mistress, Irén, hunting for love and apartments in Budapest, Hungary.
Like the Casanova of the East, Sinbad is irresistible to women. As he nears death, he looks back over a life filled with wealth and women, but very little love.
A sexy and intriguing collection of LGBT shorts reveal the desires and hidden secrets of young men.
from American Film Institute
While doing community service at a nursing home after being caught doing graffiti, Oscar meets Isabel and forms an unlikely bond.
from Salaud Morisset
When a man slaps his daughter for acting out in a grocery store, everyone who witnessed it shouts their opinions in this microcosm of modern familial society.
from Bakshi Productions, Inc.
Legendary animator Ralph Bakshi (Fritz the Cat) is back with a raw, sordid and strange tale about a group of characters desperately trying to love and be loved.
from The Vladar Company
A masterful dark comedy about people and their pets in burgeoning middle class Romania, from a unique new voice in European art-house cinema.
This stunning realist drama turns bleakly mythical with two parallel stories of powerlessness young men, as immigrants & homosexuals, within Korean society.
from Garden Thieves Pictures
In this exquisite piece of dreamy but realist cinema, a distraught man takes a road trip home after a family tragedy set him adrift.
A small-town Hungarian rock band changes their repertoire from classic American hits to more regional oriented music in order to better attract a following.
Based on the director's real-life experiences, this film follows the young convert as he navigates the music industry, street violence and racism, and more.
from Juice Distribution
Ahmad yearns to leave the desert where his father is raising him to return to the seaside where he lost his mother 8 years earlier in this beautiful film.
from Signe Baumane
A history of mental illness and depression among generations of woman in the director's Latvian family. An outstanding animated film.
from Ronin Films
A lonely woman living in a remote Australian town finally emotionally awakens when a man, seemingly on the run from the police, enters her life.
BEST DIRECTOR AWARD: Oregon Independent Film Festival
In the wake of their parents' divorce, twenty-something siblings Owen and Rosie organize one last summer…
A film showing the life and final, violent acts of Pekka, the Finnish teenager who committed a shocking mass shooting in his small-town high school in 2007.
Jean and Catherine can't seem to quit each other though they often fight and he is married. A searing, stunning love story for realists and romantics alike.
A British Iraq War vet gets a job at a dangerous prison as a guard (aka "screw") and learns the lessons of politics and survival the tough way.
A Japanese woman who believes Fargo is a true story ventures to Minnesota in search of the stolen money hidden during the classic Coen brothers film. What?!?!
If you've ever felt you were missing something in your life, it is probably this black & white Iranian female vampire western. Yeah, it's that good.
A young Persian woman and her brother flee their oppressive life in Iran for a new start in the UK.
from Visit Films
Acclaimed director Rolf de Heer crafts a subtle portrait of a man caught between the encroaching “white man’s laws” and his Aboriginal heritage in the beautiful…
Extremely gripping and disturbing, and a little outrageous, this thrilling melodrama is like nothing else. The new film from Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan (Mommy).
Fans of ‘Pretty Little Liars’ need to see this dark family drama for a great early, emotional performance by Troian Bellisario as a teen girl who may have incestuous…
This aggressive, yet mesmerizing black comedy is about a 34-year-old balding loser who attempts to get his life on track and rid his parent’s garage of a pesky raccoon.
from Cinelicious Pics
For anyone who's ever loathed and loved a sibling in equal measure, The Mend is the wonderfully strange and acidic debut comedy from writer / director John Magary.
L.A.'s toughest detective is also a paragon of style and sex appeal in the Emmy nominated 1960's series created by Blake Edwards ("10").
from Jeridoo Productions
An essential tale for the histories of World War II and the Holocaust, this film respectfully profiles one of the tragically lesser-known heroes of the time.
from Vega Baby
Reality television is skewered and roasted and finally burnt to a crisp by this dark, wild satire that takes expected but deserved turns. It’s a twisted good time.
from MarVista Entertainment
An immigration comedy that puts us literally in the backseat, and often the trunk, for an amusing experience of what it’s like to travel illegally over the border.
from Film Movement
Similar to Two Days, One Night, this excellent Bulgarian debut drives home how thin the line is to poverty and how a person's life can change in an instant.
A visually-striking and challenging film, RED PSALM recounts the story of a peasant uprising in 1890s Hungary in just 28 amazingly choreographed takes.
Nagiko is a human canvas on which her lovers paint. This is a gorgeous film made by one of world's cinema's most controversial and talented filmmakers.
Stanley Kubrick's rare first feature concerns a squad of soldiers trapped behind enemy lines who must make devastating choices with terrible consequences.
Hany Abu-Assad's modern Cannes classic views the Israel-Palestine conflict through the lens of a nail-biting action-thriller and devastating romance.
A high concept crime thriller where a detective gets sent back in time 20 years for a chance to solve the serial killer case that has forever haunted him.
The exploitation alternative to all the movies about new teachers making a difference with troubled youth and rough schools. Also, young Michael J. Fox appears.
Bernardo Bertolucci's most essential masterpiece chronicles a man in fascist Italy sent on a mission to murder his old professor, now a political dissident.
Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.
from BlackOut Studios
A look inside the minds of two students who have been bullied to the extreme.
from oriGine films
Gabrielle leafs through a notebook full of men’s names, settles on a name, and takes his number. The night that follows will be forever formative.
Viktoria’s daily life consists of eking out a living by any means possible, including the illegal sale of no-longer fresh vegetables. It is a life without a daily…
from Virgil Films
Vanessa is that person who everyone in the family can depend on (or take advantage), but when she falls in love, she starts to think about herself for a change.
In 1912 in a small town in Hungary, the students at a boy's boarding school seem taken by a strange fever that pushes them to more and more disturbing pranks.
from Monterey Media VOD
Betty and Frank sell chemicals to farmers in their small town, but when sales are down they are forced to turn to desperate measure with unforeseen consequences
In search of companionship, Donal, a shy sheep farmer, calls on escort, Kim. Donal ends up paying far more than he imagined.
Believing they are the Horses of God, four Arabic friends become involved in an unwinnable war. This film presents a very humanized view of this issue.
Two teenage boys travel to the seashore together and make imagined discoveries in this lovely coming-of-age tale.
1938 in Prague. Faced with a dangerous enemy one couple struggles to remain together despite all odds.
Both devastating and uplifting, I'll Be Around tells the story of an incredibly brave single mother, and her quest to provide the best life for her young son.
from Menemsha Films
A young Argentinian woman with Downs Syndrome is separated from her family after an act of terrorism occurs in Buenos Aires .
from Entertainment One
Jeremy Strong and Adam Scott, serious this time, are the biggest reasons to watch this oftentimes sad dramedy that offers a realistic take on romance.
from PG Film
There's never a big chill, only a lot of hot steam as tension rises between partners and other vacationing couples towards a sexy climax in this Swedish drama.
It's not often you get a melodramatic love triangle where the three main characters start a band together. It's ridiculously over the top.
from The Film Factory
An epic mystery rich with romance, rivalry and murder, this drama contrasting trashy and truthful journalism feels like a cinematic equivalent of a page-turner.
A beautifully bleak film, Blood Cells takes us on an atmospheric odyssey around the UK. Absorbing and alive, this film will suck you in.
A masterpiece of metaphorical autobiography and history and national identity, this early István Szabó film brilliantly shows a Hungary romanticizing itself.
from Digital Smash Enterprises
Realistically dramatic, sometimes funny and sometimes sexy, this series focused on gay women's relationships smartly covers the gamut of lesbian romance.
Mesmerizing with every shot, you'll want to just stare at the film for days as its characters find their way inside your heart with seemingly little effort.
A diverse collection of witty and provocative shorts films about modern Lesbian relationships.
from Gravitas Ventures
In a near-future city of extreme wealth disparity, Gwen considers a disturbing ethical dilemma to provide for child. Excellent sci-fi drama from Sundance 2015.
A band of friends come together to celebrate one couple's recent marriage in a non-horror cabin in the woods tale.
The sculptor Camille Claudel languished in an insane asylum in the South of France in the early years of the 20th Century; a modern tragedy.
Two stories of undying love are wound together despite taking place in two different times and on two different continents.
In Paris in the near future. Aging thieves Marc and Hans owe money to a tough American woman who gives them two weeks to pay. They scheme to steal and sell a new…
When his mother dies, Ali is hit with a profound sense of nostalgia that forms a growing wedge between him and his family life. His wife, Gabrielle, feels his pain,…
À la mort de sa mère, Ali éprouve une profonde nostalgie qui le distancie peu à peu de sa vie familiale. Bien que sa femme, Gabrielle, ressente sa détresse, elle…
Family tensions run high as an Israeli family struggles economically and emotionally to try and figure out their future.
“Excellent, gripping, surprisingly funny and beautifully shot.” — Out Magazine
Grand Jury Award — Best Screenplay and Best U.S. Dramatic Feature, Outfest
Francine is a waitress whose liberation from her mundane existence is long overdue. Enter Oliver, a fresh face and a true friend.
This quietly moving drama about a family road-tripping to California is filled with great performances, led by John Hawkes as the on-edge father.
The Russian poet Gortchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th century Russian composer. In…
NOMINATED FOR 2 INDEPENDENT SPIRT AWARDS
"A quiet triumph, a true herald of a distinctive and necessary voice in cinema.” - The Los Angeles Times
Jacob van Oppen - formerly "the strongest man on earth," now a washed-up alcoholic - and his crafty manager, Orsini, make good money staging bogus wrestling matches…
Lena and Vaughn are thrown together on a journey with no money and no transport, and for a very short amount of time, they experience a rare true happiness together.
In this unflinchingly honest and refreshingly unsentimental coming-of-age story, 14-year-old Lila (Gina Piersanti, in a remarkable debut) spends a languid South…
Polish filmmaking great Agnieszka Holland vividly recreates the political and cultural zeitgeist of Czechoslovakia in the late '60s.
from Transilvania Film
Cristian, a politically-ambitious young prosecutor, takes on a case against a colleague that he soon regrets.
A magical-realist fable that tells the epic story of Bagi, a young nomad shepherd who confronts his destiny to become a shaman.
from The Shootist
THE OCEAN OF HELENA LEE, 2015, Shootist Films, 88 min. Writer-director Jim Akin’s autobiographical second feature film follows 12 year old Helena Lee’s lyrical pilgrimage…
from Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion
A coming-of-age story, set in a small Swiss town in a bleak winter landscape. A group of boys struggle with their mounting anger with the mundane world, resulting…
On a remote farm in Iceland a girl grows up in the shadow of a family tragedy and dreams of becoming a rock star.
Join Davina, an imaginative and strong-willed teenage girl, on a road trip through the stunning and complex landscape of troubled young love.
Starring Salma Hayek and Marisa Paredes, this adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel is the emotional story of a former military man hanging…
In German-occupied Paris, a young unemployed Algerian named Younes (played by break-out star, Tahar Rahim) earns his living as a black marketeer. Arrested by the…
from Music Box Films
When beautiful kitchen maid Augustine (French recording artist Soko) suffers an inexplicable, violent seizure, she is sent to a psychiatric hospital specializing…
Adapted from the best-selling children's novel by Sally Nicholls, Ways to Live Forever is an inspirational tale of overcoming obstacles. Like most inquisitive boys,…
When the producer of a hit reality TV show receives inside information about a contestant from the show's psychologist on its closing night, her moral compass is…
Fed up with her abusive family and lack of school prospects, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls.
Simon (Kacey Mottet Klein) lives with his older sister (Léa Seydoux) in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. With his sister drifting in and out of…
1970. The war in Vietnam is escalating. There is massive public protest in the United States and elsewhere. President Nixon declares a state of national emergency…
A combination of an old man's struggle to continue his goat herding life; the birth of a baby goats; a tree which becomes charcoal; and the lives of the simple people…
from SHORTS HD
Heather is a shy lady who works in a helpline call centre. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man, she has no idea that the encounter will change her…
The film details the volatile relationship between a gay 16-year-old, Hubert, and his mother, Chantale. It builds through a series of richly hysterical conflicts…
Follow the story of a 20 something supervisor at a foster case facility for at-risk teenagers. While the subject matter is complex, this lovingly realized film finds…
from Babel films
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from Meera Menon
In this hilarious, authentically feminist take on the coming-of-age dramedy, Farah, a private and unassuming Iranian-American, hits the campaign trail for John Kerry.
In the closing chapter of director Hal Hartley’s trilogy about the fractured Grim family, young son Ned (Liam Aiken) embarks on a quest to kill his father for wrecking…
Surrounded by wealth and living with abundant resources in Manhattan, 12-year-old cello prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life lacking only frequently absent parents…
from New Europe Film Sales
Short film by Ruben Ostlund (Force Majeure/Turist). Winner of the Golden Bear in Berlin for Best Short Film.
Detailed and humorous account of a failed bank robbery.…
Oscar winner Anne Hathaway stars as Franny in this romance set in Brooklyn's indie music scene. After her brother is in an accident, Franny returns home only to…
"The best American queer film of the year." — Film.com
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 2013 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
In this perfectly crafted American drama, openly gay…
from Factory 25
"Genuinely strange...Weirdly comic." - Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
At the age twenty, Older (Gabriel Croft, Fake It So Real) escapes incarceration and…
from Screen Media Films
WATCH WHILE IN THEATERS! Starring Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Virginia Madsen and Danny DeVito. A rebellious teen parties across Portland's underground music scene…
*ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER FOR BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM*
On the eve of her vows, 18-year-old novice Anna meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical…
Set in contemporary London, LILTING tells the story of a Cambodian-Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is suddenly disrupted by the…
from All Channel Films
An incredible—and true—story of a young Chinese woman torn from her homeland and forced to survive in the frontier land of America. Starring: Rosalind Chao and Chris…
At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier…
Lauduree (Haney-Jardine) is a 13-year-old loner passionate about nature and worried about global warming. Greta (Amy Madigan), her grandmother, is a fiery nurse…
See the heartthrobs from Glee, Teen Wolf and Twilight all in one movie!
"White Frog deals with a young gay man and his fractured relationship with his family...…
from Drafthouse Films
Rousing, smart, and sweet, Amira & Sam is a confident feature debut from writer-director Sean Mullin, and follows Sam (Martin Starr, "Freaks & Geeks", "Silicon Valley"),…
from Self-Reliant Film
A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' PICK • A VILLAGE VOICE CRITICS' PICK
★★★1/2 (out of 4) "A work of...simple, unforgettable beauty."
The terrific debut feature from filmmakers Silas Howard (Transparent) and Harry Dodge.
"The humanity of the characters shines!" – The New York Times
When a teenage boy goes missing in a small town already devastated by a fatal mining accident, three strangers find themselves drawn together in a tangle of secrets,…
Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to…
Set in South Africa, 1985, this is a gripping and sophisticated political thriller full of intriguing and unexpected heroes. While the country is under siege, sanctions…
The acclaimed Latina lesbian teen romance!
"Incredible... crafted to perfection." — AfterEllen.com
This exquisite coming of age tale follows a pair of Latina…
After losing their children to a drunk driver, David and Kelly descend into a dark and twisted spiral of grief, taking very different paths to make things right.
In this Sundance Award Winning film, two men each search in their quiet solitude to begin a new life amidst an unspoken need for encouragement and support. Martin…
“Punchline as if directed by David Lynch.”
-Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter
Trevor Newandyke is a struggling comedian and a pyromaniac. Not only…
"Brilliantly observed....strong performances and seamless, probing dialogue generate sequences of subtly shifting emotions, filling each scene with a palpable sense…
- Editors Pick, New York Magazine
"(Defa's) raw-toned drama is quietly hectic and brutally poignant."
- Richard Brody, The New Yorker
“So hypnotic, so emotional, and ultimately so successful.”
– James Ponsoldt, Filmmaker Magazine
“This powerful, iconoclastic pic could gain a cult following.”
"This is Swanberg’s most accessible work to date."
-Andrew Barker, Variety
"Funny, poignant and true-to-life."
-Whitney Matheson, USA Today
"Wondrously accomplished and furiously expressive drama blending the moody rambles of a road movie with the tightly ratcheted criminal tension of a film noir."
"Sly, daring, genuinely original and at times perversely brilliant."
- A.O. Scott, The New York Times
The Color Wheel is the story of JR (Carlen…
"Absurd and wrenching coming-of-age tale."
-Peter Keough, Boston Pheonix
Annie is a rebellious ten-year-old girl. She lives on the outskirts of town with her…
"Dreamy Postcards From Limbo."
– Nicolas Rapold, The New York Times
"A captivating excursion into surrealist Americana. Certain to leave audiences thinking,…
"One of the Great Discoveries of 2014." -Eric Kohn, Indiewire
"Plunges directly into the wildly unpredictable logic of childhood with this black-and-white gem."…
Set against the breathtaking and iconic backdrop of Algonquin Park, Algonquin tells the story of Jake (Mark Rendall), a bored high school teacher who reunites with…
“A trippy indie odyssey."
- Andrew O'Hehir, Salon
HELLAWARE gently satirizes the world of high-brow art through the eyes of a wannabe photographer…
from WARREN - The Movie
Set in and around the improv comedy scene in Chicago, the film follows its ambling title character (Alex Beh), a late-20something comedian who moonlights as a barista.…
from Cinema Libre Studio
When Edmond (Michel Bouquet), a man quickly facing the loss of his independence, is placed in a care facility after taking a bad fall, he discovers that his son…
Itʼs Thanksgiving, and Amy and Alex are in love. But Alex's plans to marry his girlfriend are disrupted by the arrival of Will – a stranger, introduced as her brother,…
from Randall Batinkoff
37: A Final Promise, based on the true story and book How Angels Die: A Confession, stars Randall Batinkoff as Adam Webb, a former rock star who makes a pact to…
Winner of two awards at Sundance and nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, Diane Bell's ravishingly beautiful debut feature OBSELIDIA tells the story of lonely…
Director Josephine Decker’s highly-acclaimed second feature unfolds with the lyricism and inexorable sense of tragedy of an ancient Appalachian murder ballad.
from Kyle Henry
Fourplay is four sex-tales set in four American cities: in Skokie, a closeted woman’s crush on her minister’s wife erupts during a weekend of dog-sitting; in Austin,…
Part Bergman’s PERSONA, part early David Lynch, this is a tour-de-force of intensely visceral filmmaking intercut with moments of serene, startling poetry.
This modern mystery tells the story of Cody and Virginia, who start talking while he is in Brooklyn and she is in Berlin. It is a romance that could only happen…
Eminently inventive auteur Michel Gondry finds inspiration from french novelist Boris Vian's cult novel to provide the foundation for this visionary and romantic…
Played against the tapestry of early 1900’s New York City, this touching tale of selflessness brings O.Henry’s Christmas valentine lovingly to the screen. A wealthy…
Inspired by atrocious true events, Nothing Bad Can Happen follows Tore, a young lost soul involved with an underground Christian punk movement who falls in with…