The Festival screens over 60 narrative films from around the world. A sampling of genres include drama, comedy, romance, action, adventure, animation, science fiction, horror and more.

 

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Float Like A Butterfly

Friday, April 26 @ 5:30 pm | Triangle theater 6

Float Like A Butterfly

Friday, April 26 @ 5:30 pm
Triangle theater 6

Raised in roadside camps in rural Ireland, Frances wants to champion her people inside the boxing ring and out, like her idol Muhammad Ali. But society is determined to break her spirit and destroy her way of life. And her father, once her greatest ally, is too defeated himself to imagine any better for his daughter. But Frances was not born to be broken. In the mother of all fights, she must dig deep to find in herself the champion…

Happy Face

Friday, April 26 @ 5:45 pm | Triangle theater 7

Happy Face

Friday, April 26 @ 5:45 pm
Triangle theater 7

Desperate to become less shallow and reconnect with his cancer-stricken mother, a handsome teenage boy deforms his face with bandages and attends a support group for disfigured people.

Locusts

Friday, April 26 @ 8:30 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Locusts

Friday, April 26 @ 8:30 pm
THE LOT theater 2

After being reluctantly reunited at their father’s funeral, two estranged brothers become the targets of an extortion scam at the hands of a gang of violent local thugs.

Babysplitters

Saturday, April 27 @ 2:45 pm | Triangle theater 7

Babysplitters

Saturday, April 27 @ 2:45 pm
Triangle theater 7

When two couples with mixed feelings about having kids hatch a plan to have and share one baby, things spiral out of control.

Working Man

Saturday, April 27 @ 5:15 pm | Triangle theater 8

Working Man

Saturday, April 27 @ 5:15 pm
Triangle theater 8

When a factory closure threatens a small Rust Belt town, one older factory worker continues going to his former job every day, despite the shutdown. His peculiar decision has a profound effect on the whole community, though his actions yield an outcome that no one ever expected.

Go Back to China

Saturday, April 27 @ 5:45 pm | Triangle theater 4

Go Back to China

Saturday, April 27 @ 5:45 pm
Triangle theater 4

After a spoiled rich girl blows through half of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business.

Book Week

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:15 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Book Week

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:15 pm
THE LOT theater 2

A jaded high school English teacher is forced to re-evaluate his life when his novel is passed over for one of his students.

In A New York Minute

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:00 pm | THE LOT theater 3

In A New York Minute

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:00 pm
THE LOT theater 3

Three Asian women’s desires are reflected in one another as they carry different personal struggles.

Nowhere

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:00 pm | Triangle theater 6

Nowhere

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:00 pm
Triangle theater 6

When her daughter suddenly goes missing, a woman stops at nothing to uncover the truth.

Bushwick Beats

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:30 pm | Triangle theater 5

Bushwick Beats

Sunday, April 28 @ 3:30 pm
Triangle theater 5

Six unique short films explore the theme of unconditional love and acceptance, woven together in the dynamic setting of Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Barbie’s Kenny

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm | Triangle theater 8

Barbie’s Kenny

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm
Triangle theater 8

When his estranged mother suddenly appears on his doorstep with a terminal illness, a struggling actor’s world is turned upside down.

Guest Artist

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm | THE LOT theater 3

Guest Artist

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm
THE LOT theater 3

An aspiring young writer is challenged with getting his favorite New York City playwright to remain in his small Michigan town to mount his latest play.

Lucid

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Lucid

Sunday, April 28 @ 5:30 pm
THE LOT theater 2

A lonely young man's life changes when his enigmaticneighbour offers to help him overcome social anxiety.

The Shade Shepherd

Sunday, April 28 @ 7:30 pm | THE LOT theater 3

The Shade Shepherd

Sunday, April 28 @ 7:30 pm
THE LOT theater 3

In the late 80s, a psychiatrist leads his junkie older brother towards the Canadian border to escape a murder charge.

Auggie

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:00 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Auggie

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:00 pm
THE LOT theater 2

Forced into early retirement, a man falls in love with an augmented reality companion, to the detriment of his relationship with his wife and daughter.

The Wall Of Mexico

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:00 pm | Triangle theater 8

The Wall Of Mexico

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:00 pm
Triangle theater 8

A wealthy Mexican-American family decides to build a wall around their ranch to stop townspeople from stealing their artesian water.

Before You Know It

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:30 pm | Triangle theater 6

Before You Know It

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:30 pm
Triangle theater 6

A long kept family secret thrusts codependent, thirty something sisters into a literal soap opera. A journey that proves you really can come of age, at any age.

Banana Split

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:45 pm | Edwards Big Newport 5

Banana Split

Sunday, April 28 @ 8:45 pm
Edwards Big Newport 5

Over the course of a summer, two girls become best friends despite the fact that one of them is dating the other’s ex boyfriend.

U.P. There

Monday, April 29 @ 3:15 pm | THE LOT theater 3

U.P. There

Monday, April 29 @ 3:15 pm
THE LOT theater 3

A down on his luck journalist finds himself in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. When he meets an eccentric local that possesses the story that could jump start his career, his own ambitious treachery sends them hurtling toward an explosive collision.

Wake.

Monday, April 29 @ 5:30 pm | Edwards Big Newport 6

Wake.

Monday, April 29 @ 5:30 pm
Edwards Big Newport 6

A widowed mortician receives a life-size male doll named Pedro, which unexpectedly complicates her life in ways no one could imagine.

Return of the Thumb [Die Rückkehr Des Daumens]

Monday, April 29 @ 5:45 pm | Triangle theater 4

Return of the Thumb [Die Rückkehr Des Daumens]

Monday, April 29 @ 5:45 pm
Triangle theater 4

A burned-out thumb wrestling coach decides to try, one last time, to compete in the Austrian thumb wrestling championship with his new fighter. However, the competition is a lot more fierce than Steve anticipated.

Above the Clouds

Monday, April 29 @ 6:00 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Above the Clouds

Monday, April 29 @ 6:00 pm
THE LOT theater 2

When 18-year-old Charlie discovers the truth about her biological father, she decides to drive to Scotland to find him, accompanied on her journey by a local homeless man.

Freaks

Monday, April 29 @ 8:15 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Freaks

Monday, April 29 @ 8:15 pm
THE LOT theater 2

Seven-year-old Chloe escapes her house in search of a mother in a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world.

The Dig

Monday, April 29 @ 8:15 pm | Triangle theater 7

The Dig

Monday, April 29 @ 8:15 pm
Triangle theater 7

After serving 15 years for murder, Callahan returns to his abandoned family farm-home, planning to sell it and move on. However, the victim’s father relentlessly searches for the body, and Callahan realizes the only way to get rid of him is to help him dig.

Bushwick Beats (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 12:15 pm | THE LOT theater 3

Bushwick Beats (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 12:15 pm
THE LOT theater 3

Six unique short films explore the theme of unconditional love and acceptance, woven together in the dynamic setting of Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Metal Heart (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm | Triangle theater 7

Metal Heart (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm
Triangle theater 7

Home alone for their last summer together before adulthood beckons, two estranged twin sisters find their way back to one another.

The Wall Of Mexico (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm | Triangle theater 6

The Wall Of Mexico (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm
Triangle theater 6

A wealthy Mexican-American family decides to build a wall around their ranch to stop townspeople from stealing their artesian water.

Wake. (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm | Triangle theater 4

Wake. (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm
Triangle theater 4

A widowed mortician receives a life-size male doll named Pedro, which unexpectedly complicates her life in ways no one could imagine.

She’s Missing

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:15 pm | Edwards Big Newport 5

She’s Missing

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:15 pm
Edwards Big Newport 5

When Jane goes missing at a rodeo, Heidi goes on a search across the desert to find her, encountering violence, romance and a psychedelic drug farm. But the closer she gets to finding her friend, the closer she gets to fulfilling her own destiny.

Auggie (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:30 pm | THE LOT theater 3

Auggie (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:30 pm
THE LOT theater 3

Forced into early retirement, a man falls in love with an augmented reality companion, to the detriment of his relationship with his wife and daughter.

Working Man (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:30 pm | Triangle theater 4

Working Man (Repeat 1)

Tuesday, April 30 @ 5:30 pm
Triangle theater 4

When a factory closure threatens a small Rust Belt town, one older factory worker continues going to his former job every day, despite the shutdown. His peculiar decision has a profound effect on the whole community, though his actions yield an outcome that no one ever expected.

Curtiz

Tuesday, April 30 @ 7:45 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Curtiz

Tuesday, April 30 @ 7:45 pm
THE LOT theater 2

The trials and tribulations that Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz faced during the production of Casablanca in 1942.

Woodland

Tuesday, April 30 @ 8:00 pm | Edwards Big Newport 6

Woodland

Tuesday, April 30 @ 8:00 pm
Edwards Big Newport 6

On an island in the Pacific Northwest, a junkie photojournalist's disturbing future is revealed to him through the images he shoots.

Nowhere (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 2:45 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Nowhere (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 2:45 pm
THE LOT theater 2

When her daughter suddenly goes missing, a woman stops at nothing to uncover the truth.

Book Week (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:00 pm | Triangle theater 7

Book Week (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:00 pm
Triangle theater 7

A jaded high school English teacher is forced to re-evaluate his life when his novel is passed over for one of his students.

Locusts (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:15 pm | Triangle theater 8

Locusts (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:15 pm
Triangle theater 8

After being reluctantly reunited at their father’s funeral, two estranged brothers become the targets of an extortion scam at the hands of a gang of violent local thugs.

Go Back to China (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:30 pm | Edwards Big Newport 5

Go Back to China (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:30 pm
Edwards Big Newport 5

After a spoiled rich girl blows through half of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business.

Above the Clouds (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:45 pm | Triangle theater 4

Above the Clouds (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 3:45 pm
Triangle theater 4

When 18-year-old Charlie discovers the truth about her biological father, she decides to drive to Scotland to find him, accompanied on her journey by a local homeless man.

Babysplitters (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 5:30 pm | THE LOT theater 2

Babysplitters (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 5:30 pm
THE LOT theater 2

When two couples with mixed feelings about having kids hatch a plan to have and share one baby, things spiral out of control.

Barbie’s Kenny (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 5:45 pm | Triangle theater 5

Barbie’s Kenny (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 5:45 pm
Triangle theater 5

When his estranged mother suddenly appears on his doorstep with a terminal illness, a struggling actor’s world is turned upside down.

In A New York Minute (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm | Triangle theater 4

In A New York Minute (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm
Triangle theater 4

Three Asian women’s desires are reflected in one another as they carry different personal struggles.

The Shade Shepherd (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm | Edwards Big Newport 5

The Shade Shepherd (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:00 pm
Edwards Big Newport 5

In the late 80s, a psychiatrist leads his junkie older brother towards the Canadian border to escape a murder charge.

Major Arcana

Wednesday, May 1 @ 8:00 pm | THE LOT theater 3

Major Arcana

Wednesday, May 1 @ 8:00 pm
THE LOT theater 3

A troubled carpenter returns to his hometown newly sober and attempts to build a log cabin by hand, determined to prove he's changed his unscrupulous ways.

Banana Split (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 8:30 pm | Triangle theater 4

Banana Split (Repeat 1)

Wednesday, May 1 @ 8:30 pm
Triangle theater 4

Over the course of a summer, two girls become best friends despite the fact that one of them is dating the other’s ex boyfriend.

Guest Artist (Repeat 1)

Thursday, May 2 @ 3:15 pm | Edwards Big Newport 5

Guest Artist (Repeat 1)

Thursday, May 2 @ 3:15 pm
Edwards Big Newport 5

An aspiring young writer is challenged with getting his favorite New York City playwright to remain in his small Michigan town to mount his latest play.

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