Duma

Set in the exotic country of South Africa, Duma tells a powerful adventure tale… {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} The story of an unbreakable bond of friendship between a cheetah named Duma and Xan (Alexander Michaletos), an intrepid young boy who faces the true test of love when he must cross the whole of Southern Africa to return his…

Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

Four friends spend their first summer apart in this coming of age story. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} The four sixteen year old girls are determined to stay as close as ever, however, and they do so with the help of a magical pair of secondhand jeans, which miraculously fit all four of them perfectly despite their different shapes….

Turn Me On, Dammit!

Turn Me On, Dammit! is a whimsical and refreshingly honest coming of age story about the blossoming sexuality of a teenage girl. {loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent} The feature debut of Jannicke Systad Jacobsen, the film was awarded "Best Screenplay" at the Tribeca Film Festival as well as "Best Debut Film" at the Rome Film Festival. 15-year-old Alma (Helene…

Abandoned (Torz

Abandoned (Torz?k)

A nine-year-boy is abandoned at an orphanage where life is bleak and the headmaster is plainly sadistic.

When I Turned 9

{loadpositioncontent_adsensecontent2} When I turned 9, a gem of a movie from Korea, tells the tale of a small mountain village nine-year-old, Yeo-min, who does various part-time jobs to make one wish come true: buying sunglasses for his mother who has lost an eye while working. Meanwhile, Yu-rim, Yeo-min’s classmate and his one-sided love, is not…

Gummo

The rules of commercial filmmaking exist for the same reason that the rules of representational painting and Western harmonic composition exist: To help artists who aren’t bold or brilliant produce something watchable. When young filmmakers claim they despise genres, formulas and the three-act screenwriting structure (or for that matter, Aristotle’s basic tenets of drama) they’re…

Almost Famous

Cameron Crowe wrote the book on teen rock and roll films. Which is to say, he wrote Fast Times at Ridgemont High. So it should come as no surprise that after twenty years of honing both his craft and the genre, he is churning out gems with what looks like no effort at all. Almost…

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