Class Issues

Directed by Ameen Nayfeh

A Palestinian man, Mustafa (Ali Suliman, “Paradise Now,” “Jack Ryan”), and his wife live 200 meters apart…

Directed by Margaret Byrne

A stellar documentary from SLIFF alum Margaret Byrne (“Raising Bertie”), “Any Given Day” follows a trio of…

Directed by Libby Spears

“The Art of Rebellion” follows blunt, sarcastic, but ultimately lovable Lydia Emily — an LA-based street…

Directed by Kenneth Branagh

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

Directed by Josef Kubota Wladyka

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

Directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical…

An anthology of shorts exploring the biggest issues in the United States today.
An examination of the life and conservation of animals across the globe.
Directed by Arie Esiri & Chuko Esiri

A triumph at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival, the revelatory debut feature from co-directors (…

Directed by Wang Lina

With lush imagery and touching naturalistic performances, “A First Farewell” finds poetry in the minutiae…

Directed by Asghar Farhadi

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

Directed by Blerta Basholli

In the searing drama “Hive,” Fahrije lives with fading hope and burgeoning grief since her husband went…

Directed by Jay Craven

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

Directed by Ana Rocha

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

Directed by Gerda Leopold

Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler´s “La Ronde,” the episodic “A Matter of Perspective” explores 10 people, 10…

Directed by Paul Michael Angell

“Medicine Man” recounts the incredible life story of Stan Brock, a British-born Amazonian cowboy turned U.…

Directed by Eva Husson

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

Directed by Mano Khalil

In a Syrian border village in the early ’80s, as little Sero attends school for the first time, a new…

Directed by Gilda Sheppard

“Since I Been Down” follows a group of prisoners as they break free from their fate and create a model of…

Directed by Van Maximilian Carlson

Former New Filmmakers Forum winner Van Maximilian Carlson (2019’s “Princess of the Row”) returns to SLIFF…

Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Spin the “Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy” and discover an unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction, and…

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

The first in Abbas Kiarostami’s sublime, interlacing trilogy of films set in the northern Iranian village…

Directed by Dandren Wanggyal

Based on famed writer A Lai's novel "Dog Boy Gera" and produced by well-regarded screenwriter Lu Wei (“…

Directed by Rossana Díaz Costa

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