Mental Health

Directed by Margaret Byrne

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

Directed by Niccolò Castelli

Telling a straightforward story in an intriguingly nonlinear fashion, “Atlas” follows Allegra, a lively…

Directed by Mike Mills

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

Directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a withdrawn 40-year-old woman, experiences a sexual and mystical…

A program that captures the wisdom, the humor, and the pain that comes with age.
An exploration of the challenges and experiences of real people living with a disability.
Children are the future, and their present experiences captured in these shorts demonstrate what that future…
A slate of films that explore the art of dance, the passion of music, and the power of poetry.
A collection of shorts designed to frighten and disturb.
Directed by Angelo Madsen Minax

After the death of his infant niece, filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax returns to his rural Michigan hometown…

Directed by Lauren Hadaway

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

Directed by Tim Reischauer

A decorated Navy SEAL and a loving husband and father, Bradley battles the demons of PTSD and addiction,…

Directed by Robert Greene

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

Directed by Alexander Liu

Filmmaker Alex Liu, a 36-year-old gay man who grew up with years of sexual shame, hits the road to learn…

Directed by Van Maximilian Carlson

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