Family Issues

Willem Bosch

Sam, a bright, extremely mature teen girl, assumed some very adult responsibilities when her mother died, helping her father run the household and…

Arthur Penn

Based on the epic story-song by folk-music troubadour Arlo Guthrie, son of legendary Dust Bowl balladeer Woody Guthrie, “Alice’s Restaurant” is a…

Tricia Regan

In 1980, autism was a relatively rare disorder, diagnosed in one in 10,000 children in the United States. Today, it is one in 150. “Autism: The…

Tamás Yvan Topolánszky

In this fictionalized account of “Casablanca’s” creation, Hungarian-born Jewish film director Michael Curtiz — whose credits include “Captain…

A sampler of films from students in the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, which applies…

Fekri Baroshi

In “A Dream Before Dying,” Alan and his family — Kurds in Northern Iraq — have experienced more than their share of the horrors of war, and their…

Ira Sachs

Unfolding over the course of a late summer's day in the fabled resort town of Sintra, Portugal — known for its dense gardens and gorgeous villas…

David Charles Rodrigues

The Tribeca 2019 Audience Award winner, “Gay Chorus Deep South” follows the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus as it embarks on a tour of the American…

Hella Joof

Helle has been waiting forever for workaholic husband Peter to retire, allowing them to enjoy the autumn of their years by traveling and exploring…

Terrence Malick

The new film from legendary director Terrence Malick (“Badlands,” “Days of Heaven,” “The Tree of Life”), “A Hidden Life” tells the real-life story…

Sönke Wortmann

In Sönke Wortmann’s darkly comic “How About Adolf?,” Stephan and wife Elisabeth organize a dinner party for family and friends in celebration of…

Stephen Wallace Pruitt

“The Land” tells the compelling story of a marriage on the precipice of an uncertain future. By leveraging the very land that has been in his…

Josh Melrod

Set in the backwoods of Vermont, “Major Arcana” follows Dink (Ujon Tokarski), an itinerant carpenter who returns home to collect an inheritance.…

Noah Baumbach

The fest opens with one of the year’s most critically lauded films, “Marriage Story,” a dramedy from Oscar-nominated writer-director Noah Baumbach…

Dar Gai

Namdev Bhau, a 65-year-old chauffeur, is tired of the noises in cacophonous Mumbai City and has completely stopped speaking. Deciding to pursue…

This impressively diverse program of animation features drugs, dogs, motorcycles, and much, much more.

These hilarious shorts will leave your sides aching.

A selection of tales from different countries that speak to our universal connections.

Vibrant imaginations and fascinating colors combine in this program of animation from around the world.

Worldly stories that test your mettle and tug at your heart.

Molly Stuart

Like all Israeli youth, Atalya is obligated to become a soldier. Unlike most, she questions the practices of her country’s military and becomes…

Uri Levi

In “Once Upon a Boy,” an Israeli family deals with the challenges of cerebral palsy, which affects one of their twin sons. Both ingratiatingly…

Claudio Giovannesi

In “Piranhas,” a gang of teenage boys stalks the streets of Naples armed with handguns and AK-47s to do their mob bosses’ bidding. Based on the…

Van Maximilian Carlson

“Princess of the Row” tells a heart-wrenching tale about the powerful bond between a father and daughter. Alicia Willis (Tayler Buck) — a 12-year-…

Lisa Rhoden Boyd

In “The Voice Within,” inmates at the women’s prison in Vandalia, Mo., participate in a two-week Prison Performing Arts (PPA) workshop and take an…

Bruce Dellis

In suburban Phoenix, 40-year-old Ruth Kiesling (Amanda Melby) is not exactly “living the dream.” A doughnut-shop employee with anger issues, she…

Esther Rots

A brutally poetic, suspense-packed drama, “Retrospekt” tells its story through the eyes of Mette (Circé Lethem), a once-confident and successful…

Jeanie Finlay

Freddy is 30 and yearns to start a family, but for him this ordinary desire comes with unique challenges: He is a gay transgender man. Deciding to…

Teng Congcong

Diagnosed with ovarian cancer, iron-willed journalist Sheng Nan (“Surpass Men” in Chinese) is pressured to make a quick fortune and engage in mind…

Ken Loach

Ken Loach (“I, Daniel Blake,” “The Wind That Shakes the Barley”) again empathically explores the British working class in “Sorry We Missed You,” a…

Matt Ratner

Iconic funnyman Billy Crystal makes a welcome return to film comedy in the delightful “Standing Up, Falling Down,” which debuted at Tribeca.…

Jayro Bustamante

In “Temblores,” a deeply personal follow-up to his landmark debut, “Ixcanul” (SLIFF 2015), Jayro Bustamante shifts settings from rural Guatemala…

Josh Aronson

“To Be of Service” shows the enduring costs of war through the lives of Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan war veterans. The documentary — directed by…

Hirokazu Koreeda

Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (“Shoplifters”) journeys to France for his latest work — which premiered at Venice — and recruits an impressive…

Trey Edward Shults

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, “Waves” traces the epic…

Judith Davis

In this hilarious, whip-smart comedy, first-time director Judith Davis examines the frustrations of a generation that came of age after the fall…

Kenny Dalsheimer

“You Gave Me a Song” offers a delightful profile of Alice Gerrard, a legendary bluegrass singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who plays —…