2015 Narrative Features

House of Manson

Directed by Brandon Slagle
(USA/2014/106mins)


An unflinching chronicle of convicted serial killer Charles Manson’s life leading up to the orchestration of the Tate and LaBiana murders.

Littekens (Scars)

Directed by Martin Beek
(Netherlands/2013/105mins)

A young girl searches for her biological father and discovers a shrouded and horrifying part of her past that turns her greatest dream into a dark nightmare (based on true events).

SallyPacholok_Still1Sally Pacholok

Directed by Elissa Leonard
(USA/2015/82mins)


Registered Nurse Sally Pacholok takes on the medical establishment’s epidemic of misdiagnosis and writes her influential book about vitamin B-12 deficiency (based on true events).

Teenkahon Film Still 4_Teenkahon (Three Obsessions)

Directed by Bauddhayan Mukherji
(India/2014/124mins)

A triptych film: Spread over a hundred years from the 1920s through to 2013, each story focuses on a different facet of love and obsession outside of marriage.

TheChain_Still3The Chain

Directed by Noël Dow Barlow
(USA/2014/47mins)

Brian Gold’s docile demeanor unravels into vengeance after a neighborhood dog attacks his young daughter while she’s sledding. Based on the short story of the same name by Tobias Wolff.

TheOtherBario_Still1The Other Barrio

Directed by Dante Betteo
(USA/2015/91mins)

A housing inspector investigates a fatal fire in San Francisco’s Mission District and faces corruption and a beautiful flame from his past. Based on a story by San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia.

ThreeWindowsandaHanging_Still1Three Windows and a Hanging

Directed by Isa Qosja
(Kosovo/2014/93mins)

School teacher Lushe gives an interview detailing rape during the war in Kosovo and sets off events that reveal tensions and secrets locked in traditional village life. Kosovo’s 2015 submission for the Academy Award.

Wildlike

Directed by Frank Hall Green
(USA/2014/104mins)

Against the backdrop of a spectacular Alaska landscape, MacKenzie, a troubled but daring teenage girl, and Rene, a lone backpacker, discover the redemptive power of friendship.

 

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