American Indie Spotlight

Directed by Dan Mirvish

This engaging 1970s-era dark-comedy thriller about the Watergate conspiracy poses an intriguing question:…

Directed by Nate Myers

One fateful Saturday, Zelzah (Adrienne Rose White) receives an unexpected call from her ex, Sazerac (Chris…

Directed by Josh Guffey

After a rookie cop is killed in a drug bust gone wrong, his veteran partner (Chris Halverson) is put on…

Directed by Iman Zawahry

Welcome to America: Where dreams come true … ish. A provocative spin on the traditional romantic comedy, “…

Directed by Ann Hu

How far would a mother go to change her child’s fate? When Lan (Zhu Zhu, “Cloud Atlas”) learns that her 9-…

Directed by Zora Iman Crews & Alec Tibaldi

Daphne Wilco, actor and self-empowered social-justice warrior, wreaks havoc on a production of Euripides…

Directed by Paula Rhodes

We all hold some responsibility for our nation’s ever-increasing lack of polite, respectful discourse. For…

Directed by Adam Sjoberg & Seanne Winslow

“The Falconer” thrillingly recounts a larger-than-life adventure, but at its core the film tells an…

Directed by Lisa Donato

“Gossamer Folds,” which beautifully demonstrates that hatred is a learned experience and that we can…

Directed by Jay Craven

“Jack London’s Martin Eden” is based on the writer’s autobiographical novel about a poor and unschooled…

Directed by Nathan Sutton

In “New Year” — directed by former St. Louisan Nathan Sutton — unhappily married couple Benjamin and…

Directed by Tim Reischauer

A decorated Navy SEAL and a loving husband and father, Bradley battles the demons of PTSD and addiction,…

Directed by Justin Blake Crum

In “Papaw Land,” a coming-of-age drama set in rural Arkansas, 17-year-old Matthew is slipping into a cycle…

Directed by Hunter Hopewell

Instead of finding a “real” job, as his parents lovingly put it, stop-motion animator Keller attempts to…

Directed by Dagmawi Abebe, Victor Alonso-Berbel, Roy Arwas, Hannah Bang, Christopher Beaton, Agazi Desta, Tiffany Kontoyiannis, Zoe Salnave, Ernesto Sandoval & Sabina Vajraca

Based on true events surrounding the Negro Theatre Unit’s revolutionary 1936 production of “Macbeth,” “…

Directed by Isabel del Rosal

As Amber (Devin Dunne Cannon) braves life after divorce, the young mother must challenge herself to take…

Directed by Alana Waksman

When 22-year-old Rae, a descendant of Holocaust survivors, is targeted by neo-Nazis in Billings, Mont.,…