Studio Spotlight

Directed by Jonas Carpignano

The Guerrasio family and friends gather to celebrate Claudio and Carmela’s oldest daughter’s 18th birthday…

Directed by Andrew & Jon Erwin

“American Underdog,” SLIFF's Centerpiece Event, tells the…

Directed by Radu Jude

Schoolteacher Emi (Katia Pascariu) finds her career and reputation under threat by her peers and the…

Directed by Kenneth Branagh

Written and directed by multiple Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast” — winner of the People’…

Directed by Mike Mills

Radio journalist Johnny (Oscar® winner Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew forge a tenuous but…

Directed by Josef Kubota Wladyka

In this gripping revenge thriller — executive-produced by Darren Aronofsky (“The Wrestler,” “Black Swan…

Directed by Andrea Arnold

A documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Andrea Arnold (“American Honey,” “Fish Tank,” “Red Road”), “Cow” is…

Directed by Michael Pearce

In “Encounter” — which debuted at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals — former Marine Malik Khan (…

Directed by Matthew Heineman

Directed by Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman (“Cartel Land,” “City of Ghosts…

Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen

“Flee” — winner of Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Documentary section — tells the story…

Directed by Asghar Farhadi

In “A Hero” — the latest from Ashgar Farhadi, acclaimed writer/director of “The Past,” “The Salesman,” “…

Directed by Hany Abu-Assad

Based on real events, ‘Huda’s Salon’ — directed by two-time SLIFF alum Hany Abbu-Assad (“Omar,” “Rana’s…

Directed by Stephen Karam

A piercingly funny and haunting debut film from writer/director Stephen Karam, “The Humans” explores the…

Directed by Clint Bentley

In Clint Bentley’s “Jockey” — which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival — an aging rider (…

Directed by Julie Cohen & Betsy West

“Julia” — directed by Julie Cohen and Betty West, who also helmed the Oscar-nominated “RBG” — brings to…

Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green

“King Richard,” which stars two-time Oscar

Directed by Ana Rocha

In the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple Bela and Jota, the parents of three, struggle to make ends…

Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

The latest meditative wonder from Palme d’Or-winning Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul (“Tropical…

Directed by Eva Husson

“Mothering Sunday,” which premiered at Cannes, begins on a warm spring day in 1924, when house maid and…

Directed by Lauren Hadaway

When Alex Dall (Isabelle Fuhrman, “Orphan”), a queer college freshman, joins her university’s rowing team…

Directed by Zhang Yimou

Set near the end of the society-convulsing Cultural Revolution, “One Second” follows a nameless…

Directed by Jacques Audiard

In “Paris, 13th District” — which debuted at Cannes — three girls and a boy become friends, sometimes…

Directed by Céline Sciamma

In “Petite Maman,” Céline Sciamma’s follow-up to her critically lauded “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” 8-…

Directed by Robert Greene

In “Procession,” six men from Kansas City, Mo. — all survivors of childhood sexual assault at the hands of…

Directed by Max Lowe

On Oct. 5, 1999, legendary climber Alex Lowe was tragically lost in a deadly avalanche on the Himalayan…

Directed by Nisan Dag

Fehmi, a 19-year-old aspiring rapper from a rough neighborhood of Istanbul, is addicted to bonzai, a cheap…

Directed by Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler

Directed by Sarah and Emily Kunstler — who previously helmed the well-received “William Kunstler:…

Directed by Joachim Trier

The third film (with “Reprise” and “Oslo, August 31st”) in Joachim Trier’s unofficial Oslo trilogy, the…