All This Panic and Do Not Resist
All This Panic
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jenny Gage; Stars: Dusty Rose Ryan, Delia Cunningham, Lena M, Ginger Leigh Ryan, Olivia Cucinotta, Sage Adams, Nichole R. Thompson-Adams, Kevin Ryan, Tanya Ryan, Ivy Blackshire, Gabriel Sommer, Tess Neau)
What is it like to come of age in New York City? First-time director Jenny Gage follows vivacious sisters, Ginger and Dusty, and their high school friends over the course of their crucial teen years.
Betting On Zero
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Ted Braun)
Controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman is on a crusade to expose global nutritional giant Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history while Herbalife execs claim Ackman is a market manipulator out to bankrupt them and make a killing off his billion dollar short.
(Year: 2016; Director: Andreas Johnsen)
Head Chef Ben Reade and Lead Researcher Josh Evans from Nordic Food Lab are on a mission to investigate the next big trend in food: edible insects.
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross; Stars: Nelly Furtado, Adam Horovitz, David Byrne, St. Vincent, Ira Glass, Nico Muhly, Devonté Hynes, Money Mark, Jess Wolfe, Nika Danilova, Holly Laessig, Merrill Garbus, Tom Krell)
In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an unprecedented event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of colour guard — synchronised dance involving flags, rifles, and sabers — by pairing regional color guard teams with performers, including St. Vincent, Nelly Furtado, and Ad-Rock.
Opening film. World premiere
Do Not Resist
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Craig Atkinson; Stars: James Comey, Rand Paul)
An exploration of the rapid militarisation of police forces in the United States.
Tickling Giants and LoveTrue
The Happy Film: a GRAPHIC Design Experiment
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Stefan Sagmeister, Ben Nabors, Hillman Curtis)
Designer Stefan Sagmeister takes us on a personal journey to find out what causes happiness. Experimenting with three different approaches — meditation, therapy, and drugs — Sagmeister embarks on an entertaining and introspective quest, accented with a whimsical panoply of graphics, charts, and proverbs.
(Country: UK, Hungary; Year: 2016; Director: Sam Blair, Joseph Martin)
Passionate in his anti-Semitic beliefs, Csanád Szegedi was the rising star of Hungary’s far-right party until he discovers his family’s secret — his maternal grandparents were Jewish. The revelation prompts an improbable but seemingly heartfelt conversion from anti-Semite to Orthodox Jew.
(Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Alma Har'el; Stars: TerriAnn Peters)
From an Alaskan strip club, a Hawaiian island, and the streets of NYC — revelatory stories emerge about a deeper definition of love. S
Memories Of A Penitent Heart
(Country: US, Puerto Rico; Year: 2015; Director: Cecilia Aldarondo)
Like many gay men in the 1980s, Miguel moved from Puerto Rico to New York City; he found a career in theater and a rewarding relationship. Yet, on his deathbed he grappled to reconcile his homosexuality with his Catholic upbringing. Now, decades after his death, his niece Cecilia locates Miguel’s estranged lover to understand the truth, and in the process opens up long-dormant family secrets.
(Year: 2016; Director: Kelly Duane de la Vega, Kate Galloway; Writer: Kelly Duane de la Vega, Katie Galloway, Greg O'Toole)
How does one reintegrate into society after making peace with a life sentence? California’s controversial and notoriously harsh three-strikes law was repealed in 2012, consequently releasing large numbers of convicts back into society. The Return presents an unbiased observation of the many issues with re-entry through the varied experiences of recently freed lifers.
Bugs and The Happy Film: a GRAPHIC Design Experiment
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Sara Taksler; Writer: Sara Taksler; Stars: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart)
Charting Bassem Youssef’s rise as Egypt’s foremost on-screen satirist.
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: David Feige)
When a powerful Florida lobbyist discovered his daughter was sexually abused, he launched a crusade to pass some of the strictest sex offender laws in the country.