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Saturday, November 5 at 1:00pm

The documentary “#sugarwater” provides a revealing behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking Graeae (pronounced Grey Eye) Theater Company, whose mission emphasizes the integration of deaf and disabled performers into its productions. The documentary records... Read more

Art of the Prank

Saturday, November 5 at 5:30pm

“Art of the Prank” offers a hilarious and provocative profile of New York artist Joey Skaggs, the godfather of the media hoax. Famed for such media fictions as the Celebrity Sperm Bank, the Cathouse for Dogs, the Fat Squad, and the Portofess (a mobile confessional... Read more

Contemporary Color

Saturday, November 5 at 8:30pm

In “Contemporary Color,” 10 of the country’s elite color-guard teams — the flag-flipping, sequin-studded crème de la crème of the “sport of the arts” — sync-step with musical luminaries for a bacchanalia of beats, sabre-spinning, and glitter cannons. The organizer... Read more

Davi's Way

Sunday, November 6 at 4:00pm

Legendary character actor Robert Davi has appeared in more than 130 films, including beloved cult classic “The Goonies” — as the opera-singing villain — and Bond film “License to Kill.” Almost inevitably typecast as the bad guy because of his rugged looks, Davi... Read more

Enlighten Us: The Rise and Fall of James Arthur Ray

Saturday, November 5 at 3:00pm

“Enlighten Us” relates the cautionary tale of motivational star James Arthur Ray, tracing his meteoric rise and fall, and focusing on his return to the lucrative world of self-help after a negligent-homicide conviction. At his career’s height, Ray was overwhelmed... Read more

Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

Friday, November 11 at 9:00pm

In the late ’70s and early ’80s, Gary Numan, the godfather of electronic pop music, took the sound of early electronica and fused it with an white-faced, black-eyed “android” alter ego, creating a unique sound and inspiring a legion of admiring Numanoids. Topping... Read more

Girl on Girl

Wednesday, November 9 at 7:30pm

“Girl on Girl” provides an illuminating group portrait of six women struggling with feminine-lesbian invisibility. Indistinguishable from straight women, feminine lesbians find that their day-to-day experience is plagued by interrogation and by society’s... Read more

The Happy Film

Saturday, November 12 at 1:00pm

Famed Austrian graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he’s fabulously successful in his work, which includes designing album covers for the Rolling Stones, Jay-Z, and the Talking Heads. But in the back... Read more

It's a Rockabilly World

Saturday, November 12 at 9:00pm

SLIFF alum Brent Huff (“Cat City”) — a native of Springfield, Mo., and a Mizzou grad — returns to the fest with a lively documentary on rockabilly, both the music and the burgeoning subculture that’s grown up around it. Performers such as relative newcomer Drake... Read more

Kate Plays Christine

Sunday, November 6 at 1:00pm

A gripping, nonfiction psychological thriller, Robert Greene’s “Kate Plays Christine” follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil (“House of Cards,” “The Girlfriend Experience,” “Listen Up Philip”) as she prepares for her next role: playing Christine Chubbuck, a Florida... Read more

The Last Laugh

Sunday, November 13 at 3:00pm

Offering fresh insights into a frequently examined subject, “The Last Laugh” asks a deliberately provocative question: Is the Holocaust an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy? History shows that the victims of the Nazi concentration camps used humor as a means... Read more

Legs: A Big Issue in a Small Town

Friday, November 4 at 7:30pm

Set in Sag Harbor, a small, frozen-in-time village in the tony Hamptons, “Legs” recounts the controversy that results when a local gallery installs Larry Rivers’ large sculpture of a woman’s legs. Because the artwork is attached to the side of a building, local... Read more

The Liberators

Monday, November 7 at 7:30pm

Medieval art treasures seized by the Nazis go missing at the end of World War II. Were they destroyed in the chaos of the final battles? Or were these 1,000-year-old masterpieces — worth an estimated $350 million — stolen by advancing American troops? For more... Read more

The Man Who Saw Too Much

Saturday, November 12 at 3:30pm

“The Man Who Saw Too Much” provides a compelling portrait of Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides, who’s increasingly recognized as the contemporary equivalent of Weegee. For most of his career, Metinides worked for downscale, sensationalist newspapers, shooting... Read more

Mr. Gaga

Sunday, November 6 at 7:00pm

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. Profiling Naharin at a critical turning point in his personal life, “Mr. Gaga” introduces viewers to a man who combines an... Read more

The Nine

Saturday, November 12 at 6:30pm

“The Nine” is an intimate and unflinching portrait of a ravaged community living on Modesto's South Ninth Street — "The Nine” — a barren, forgotten street in California’s Great Central Valley (the setting for “The Grapes of Wrath” and Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant... Read more

Ovarian Psycos

Thursday, November 10 at 7:30pm

The Ovarian Psycos gear up and ride out into the night, fanning out in pairs of two, four, and six. In constant motion, cruising up and down the storied streets of Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, and Lincoln Heights, they call out to new riders to join them in a... Read more

She Started It

Tuesday, November 8 at 7:30pm

Following five women over two years as they pitch venture capitalists, build teams, bring products to market, fail, and start again, “She Started It” takes viewers on a global roller-coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, from France to Vietnam. Along the... Read more


Sunday, November 13 at 1:00pm

Two-time Sundance Film Festival award winner “Sonita” tells the inspiring story of Sonita Alizadeh, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran, who thinks of Michael Jackson and Rihanna as her spiritual parents and dreams of becoming a big-name rapper. For the time... Read more


Sunday, November 13 at 6:00pm

Fifty years ago, the nation’s innocence about gun violence was lost. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced,... Read more

Waiting for B.

Friday, November 11 at 7:00pm

The charming “Waiting for B.” explores the outer reaches of fandom, profiling a hyper-devoted group of Beyoncé worshipers. Lacking the money to buy primo seats to a stadium concert in Sao Paulo, these Queen B. super-fans camp out for two months to edge as close as... Read more