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Bad Hair - Pelo Malo
A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in this tender but clear-eyed coming-of-age tale. Junior is a beautiful boy, with big brown eyes, a delicate frame, and…
Fidelandia - Behind the Curtain of Cuba's Revolution
When Cuba's former dictator, Fulgencio Batista, was overthrown from power by Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries in the late 1950's, the people of Cuba were promised a better country. They were promised the opportunity to rise to a higher standard…
The Return - El regreso
A delightful life-changing journey back to Costa Rica. After living 10 years in New York, 30-year-old Antonio returns to San Jose, where he is forced to deal with the realities he ran away from. A perspective of a middle-class family…
The German Neighbor - Adolf Eichmann's Life in Argentina and Nuremberg Trial
Integrating impressive archive material, THE GERMAN NEIGHBOR follows the steps of Adolf Eichmann's unusual life in Argentina and his remarkable defense at the trial in Jerusalem. Roberto Klement was a gentle and respectful neighbor in Buenos Aires. But Klement was…
A Moonless Night - Una Noche Sin Luna
On New Year's Eve, three lonely characters travel to a small town in the Uruguayan countryside. Cesar, a divorced man, arrives at the town to have dinner with his ex-wife's new family in an attempt to win back his daughter's…
Everybody Leaves - Todos se van
Through her diary entries, eight-year-old Nieve reveals intimate details of a turbulent family life, which create an authentic portrait of the social and political unrest in Cuba under the rule of Castro. A celebration of freedom and a confrontation with…
3 Beauties - 3 bellezas
Perla is obsessed with her two daughters, and she pins them against each other in the hopes of having a beauty queen to honor the family name. She teaches her girls from a young age the rules to becoming beauty…
The Kid Who Lies - El chico que miente
An intimate tale of a young runaway in search of his disappeared mother, THE KID WHO LIES functions as a metaphor for those still suffering from the 1999 mudslide tragedy, a natural disaster that claimed more than 10,000 victims in…
I Am From Chile
This is the story of Salvador, a young Chilean man who moves to London to study English and travel around Europe at his parents' expense. He stays with his aunt Maria, who makes a rather decent living renting the rooms…
Chinese Take-Away - Un Cuento Chino
Roberto is a gruff, anti-social loner who lords over his tiny hardware shop in Buenos Aires with a meticulous sense of control and routine, barely allowing for the slightest of customer foibles. After a chance encounter with Jun, a Chinese…
El Amparo
Based on actual events, this political drama tells the story of the 1988 Massacre of El Amparo. In the Venezuelan town of El Amparo, near the border of Colombia, a group of fishermen set off down the Aruca River. But…
Wilaya
Fatimetu is born to a Sahrawi family in a Saharan refugee camp in Algeria and later sent to live with foster parents in Spain. After the death of her mother, she returns to the camp. She has been absent for…
I Thought It Was a Party - Pense Que iba a Haber Fiesta
Divorced and living with her teenage daughter, Lu (Valeria Bertuccelli) asks her close friend Ana (Elena Anaya) to house-sit while she goes away with her new fiancee. Ana spends her days lazing by the pool, afflicted by a deep loneliness.…
The Crow's Nest - Malacrianza
The first fiction film from El Salvador to be produced since 1969 and the first ever to see a worldwide release, The Crow's Nest follows Don Cleo, a humble pinata salesman who receives an extortion letter at his doorstep. If…
Before Opening Night - Antes del Estreno
This Argentinian dramedy gives us elements of Woody Allen's nervous comedy and Cassavetes' melodramatic roller coaster in a storm of egos that takes place on one decisive weekend in the lives of Juana, a popular actress about to star in…
Southern District - Zona sur
La Paz's Zona Sur neighborhood is Bolivia's most exclusive enclave and has housed the country's affluent elite for generations. In an adobe-tile-roofed castle, a statuesque matriarch reigns over her spoiled offspring and indigenous servants. But social change, however unwelcome, is…
Father's Chair - A Busca
This crowd pleaser produced by City of God director Fernando Meirelles and headlined by Brazilian screen superstar Wagner Moura takes us on a road trip through the Sao Paulo nightscape, from shiny new suburbs to shantytown slums, with Theo, a…
Return to Cuba - Life in Cuba After Castro
After 18 years living in Italy, Barbara Ramos returns to live in Cuba, her homeland. In the town of Santa Clara and through the projects of family and friends, she discovers what has changed, what hasn't, and what will likely…
Guaraní
In this touching drama, fisherman Atilio travels with his granddaughter Lara to Buenos Aires. His great desire is to have a grandson to transmit the Guarani culture. When he discovers that Lara's mother, Helena, is pregnant, he decides to go…
The Naked Screen - La pantalla desnuda
A cautionary tale about sex, technology, and public shaming set in a Nicaraguan town, Florence Jaugey's THE NAKED SCREEN is a thought-provoking portrait of young people growing up in an increasingly complicated digital age. Octavio, the son of a poor…