Rural Life

Armando Capó

In Cuba during the summer of 1994 — in the midst of the so-called Special Period in Time of Peace, when the island’s economic fortunes plummeted…

Salvador Simó

In 1930 Paris, surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of “L’Age d’Or” leads to a falling out with…

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…

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…

Kathy Bruner

An alternative school in small-town Indiana is the last, best chance for struggling teens to earn a high-school diploma. For Devin, Hannah, Zariah…

Heath Davis

In “Locusts,” a dark thriller set in Australia’s Outback, estranged tech entrepreneur Ryan Black returns to his desert hometown — the ironically…

Josh Melrod

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

Yang Zhang

“Up the Mountain” offers a beguiling, visually gorgeous record of a year in the painting studio of Shen Jianhua in Dali, located in China’s Yunnan…

Robert Jury

“Working Man” is a classic American story set in an all-too-contemporary world. When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes its doors,…