Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018

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So Help Me God So Help Me God
So Help Me God and The Workers Cup
Beyond The Opposite Sex (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Emily Abt, Bruce Hensel)
Documentary follows a trans man and a trans woman in heartland America.
Brimstone & Glory (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2017; Director: Viktor Jakovleski)
Chronicle of an annual fireworks extravaganza in Tultepec, Mexico.
The Cage Fighter (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jeff Unay; Stars: Vernon Beach, Callie Carman, Kira Carman, Norinda Reed, Mia Carman, Joe Carman, Clayton Hoy, Delanee Carman)
Documentary of a mixed martial arts fighter.
The China Hustle (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jed Rothstein; Writer: Jed Rothstein)
This documentary elucidates how “reverse mergers” turn defunct American businesses into proxies for Chinese firms.
Itzhak (Country: US, Israel; Year: 2017; Director: Alison Chernick; Stars: Itzhak Perlman)
A look at the life, work and religious heritage of violinist Itzhak Perlman.
Makala Makala
Makala and Jane
Jane (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Brett Morgen; Writer: Brett Morgen)
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
Liyana (Country: Swaziland, Qatar, US; Year: 2017; Director: Aaron Kopp; Stars: Gcina Mhlophe)
Documentary hybrid of five orphaned children on a quest.
Lots Of Kids, A Monkey And A Castle (Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Gustavo Salmerón)
Julita always wanted lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle. After finally realizing these wishes, however, her family loses their property in the economic crisis. But they have not lost the disarming ease and kindheartedness that mark their domestic squabbling.
Love, Cecil (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland; Stars: Cecil Beaton, Hamish Bowles, Leslie Caron)
A documentary about Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE, the fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.
Love Means Zero (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jason Kohn; Stars: Nick Bollettieri, Carling Bassett, Boris Becker, Martin Blackman, Jim Courier, Kathleen Horvath, Julio Moros, Fritz Nau)
Examining the legacy of tennis coach Nick Bollettieri.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World and Lots Of Kids, A Monkey And A Castle
Makala (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Emmanuel Gras; Stars: Kabwita Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo)
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
Mankiller (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Valerie Red-Horse Mohl)
Profile of the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Mr Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Pablo Bryant)
The plight of a political artist in a vanishing industry.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World (Year: 2017; Director: Catherine Bainbridge)
The role of Native Americans in contemporary music history.
Skid Row Marathon (Country: US, Italy, Ghana; Year: 2017; Director: Mark Hayes; Writer: Tchavdar Georgiev, Mark Hayes)
Story of a criminal court judge who starts a running club on LA's skid row.
Mankiller Mankiller
Mankiller and This Is Congo
So Help Me God (Ni juge, ni soumise) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Yves Hinant, Jean Libon; Writer: Yves Hinant, Jean Libon; Stars: Anne Gruwez)
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
Stealing Rodin (Robar a Rodin) (Country: Chile, France; Year: 2017; Director: Cristóbal Valenzuela Berríos)
Story of a 'theft' of a Rodin sculpture that turned out to be a statement on the nature of art.
Stumped (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Robin Berghaus; Stars: Angel Gonzalez, Rob Crean, Bohdan Pomahac, Andrew Oliver, Emma Brady, Marlene Sewall, Tom Lautzenheiser, Thomas Fiedler, Caitlin Sachs, Marie José Benjamin, Lisa Pratt, Simon Talbot, Alexis Liakos, Jacqueline Hillriegel, Claire Dacey)
The story of filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser, who turned to stand-up as therapy after having both arms and legs amputated.
This Is Congo (Country: US, Congo; Year: 2017; Director: Daniel McCabe)
Documentary about conflict in the DRC.
The Workers Cup (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Adam Sobel)
Documentary about the emigre workers building football stadiums in Qatar.

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