Mental Health

A collection of real-life stories told through a variety of animated techniques.

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…

Marie Kreutzer

In Marie Kreutzer’s taut psychological thriller — a close cousin to “Repulsion” — Lola (Valerie Pachner) manages her personal life with the same…

Jose Alvarenga Jr.

Maria temporarily moves to Rio to be close to her husband, Pedro, who is acting in a TV series. Far from her friends and work, Maria feels…

Jessica Hausner

Alice (Emily Beecham), a single mother, is a dedicated plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very…

These hilarious shorts will leave your sides aching.

Small, delicate stories that are perfect for the big screen.

Performers you recognize, and performances you won't forget.

This collection proves that laughter truly is a universal language.

As a bookend to our opening-night film, SLIFF offers a closing-night collection of shorts that explore the good and the bad of married life.

Harry Charalambos Mavromichalis

A revealing, unfiltered profile of Academy Award-winning theater and film actor Olympia Dukakis, “Olympia” includes the expected interviews with…

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-…

Esther Rots

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

Ben Scholle

In July 2002, Johnny Johnson was arrested and charged with the abduction and murder of 6-year-old Cassandra Williamson in Valley Park, Mo., and…

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…