Spanish-Language Focus

Directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical…

Harrowing stories of coming and going — by choice, by force, or by necessity.
An exploration of the challenges and experiences of real people living with a disability.
A sampler of films from students in the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri…
Directed by Mo Scarpelli

“El Father Plays Himself” chronicles expat filmmaker Jorge Thielen Armand’s return to Venezuela to make a…

Directed by Jeff Bemiss & Lisa Molomot

“Missing in Brooks County” provides a clear-eyed, heartbreaking look at the deadly cost of the U.S.’s…

This animated sampler has an international focus.
Demented clowns, matchmaking kids, and a poker night highlight our second comedy program.
Explorations of both body and mind that are only possible through experimental film.
A collection of shorts designed to frighten and disturb.
Directed by Leah Galant & Maya Cueva

Although set in McAllen, at Texas’ southern tip in the Rio Grande Valley, the film doesn’t deal with…

Stories of kindness and bravery highlight this collection aimed at 4- to 8-year-olds.
Directed by Ivaylo Getov & Jeremy Ungar

In 2017, the Vocal Vidas, an all-female Cuban quartet, were invited to perform their first show in America…

Directed by Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis

In the framing story of this bifurcated film, which premiered at Cannes and recently screened at the New…

Directed by Rossana Díaz Costa

Julius — an upper-class child in 1950s Lima, Peru — lives in a mansion with his aristocratic family and a…