PATRIMONIO

NYC PREMIERE In Baja, Mexico, a multinational developer plans to build an extensive wellness oasis, which will include nearly 4,500 homes and create a footprint that will engulf the local fishing community of Todos Santos. Faced with the encroachment of their natural resources, depletion of the local ecology and severe pollution, the fishermen band together […]

BEI BEI

NYC PREMIERE This high-stakes legal drama focuses on Bei Bei Shuai, a depressed, pregnant Chinese immigrant who is put on trial for the murder of her unborn child after attempting suicide. The case captivates the nation, and in particular the state of Indiana, as it sets a disturbing legal precedent for women who terminate their […]

SHIRKERS

Sundance Directing Award winner Sandi Tan weaves a tale of youthful talent, guerilla filmmaking and a decades-long mystery solved. Tan was obsessed with indie film as a teenager growing up in Singapore. Under the tutelage of a mysterious older mentor, Georges, she filmed her original script, Shirkers, during a summer break, only to have Georges […]

BLEED OUT

WORLD PREMIERE Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the US. Comedic director Steve Burrows’s mom is a victim of this sloppy medical system when a routine hip replacement surgery lands her in a coma with permanent brain damage. Seeking justice, her son takes on the Goliath of corporate medicine in this […]

CRIME + PUNISHMENT

In this Sundance Special Jury Award-winning film, Stephen Maing provides unparalleled access to the NYPD 12—a group of whistle-blowing cops—and one unforgettable former cop turned tenacious private investigator. Together they expose the ongoing, illegal practice of quota-driven policing targeting young minorities. Putting their careers and their safety at risk, these officers reveal how coercion and […]

STATION 15

High school student and poet, Chasity Hunter, experienced intense flooding in her New Orleans neighborhood during both Hurricane Katrina and recent summer rainstorms. Inspired to find out how safe her city really is, she investigates her city’s infrastructure and questions water experts, finding her own voice along the way.

EMANUEL

NYC PREMIERE On June 17, 2015, national headlines blazed the story: Churchgoers gunned down during prayer service in Charleston, South Carolina. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, nine African Americans lay dead, leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Featuring intimate […]

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

In 1980, a complete coincidence brought together identical strangers Bobby Shafran and Eddy Galland, 19 year olds who realized they were separated at birth. The subsequent press coverage led to the startling discovery of a third young man, David Kellman. They were actually identical triplets, each adopted by a different family. Instant media sensations, the […]

FALSE CONFESSIONS

NYC PREMIERE As unthinkable as it may seem, under the right conditions, anyone could be compelled to make a false confession to a crime they have not committed. Ordinary individuals, innocent but vulnerable to manipulative—and surprisingly legal—police interrogation techniques, regularly fall prey to this fate. Dogged defense attorney Jane Fisher-Byrialsen wants to put a stop […]