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Against the Current

Opens July 2.
How far do you have to travel to find yourself? And what sacrifices are you willing to make to get there? Veiga Grétarsdóttir is the first person in the world to attempt to kayak the 1,300 mile circumference of Iceland, counter-clockwise and against the current, an achievement that has been compared to climbing K2. It was the second most difficult journey of her life.

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Asia

Opens June 25.
A quiet but powerful, emotionally acute drama, Asia centers on an attractive Russian émigré nurse and single mother, and her relationship with her ailing teen daughter, played by Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Shira Haas (“Unorthodox”). Winner, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Nora Ephron Award for director-writer Ruthy Pribar, Tribeca Film Festival.

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Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

Now Showing.

This illuminating documentary explores the life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Using historical and cultural context, Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts brings the spirit and mystery of Traylor’s incomparable art to life.

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Dead Pigs

Now Showing.

The fates of an unlucky pig farmer, a feisty home-owner defending her property, a lovestruck busboy, a disenchanted rich girl, and an American expat pursuing the Chinese Dream converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs are found floating down the Huangpu River, towards a modernizing Shanghai in Cathy Yan's (Birds of Prey) debut feature.

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Downstream to Kinshasa

Now Showing.
MSPIFF40 Audience Choice Award Winner


20 years after the devastating Six-Day War, a battle between Rwandan and Ugandan forces that was part of the larger Second Congo War, a group of survivors journeys down the Congo River, seeking compensation that has been promised them for years.

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God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

Opens June 25.
In Stip, a small town in Macedonia, every January the local priest throws a wooden cross into the river and hundreds of men dive after it. Good fortune and prosperity are guaranteed to the man who retrieves it. This time, Petrunya dives into the water on a whim and manages to grab the cross before the others. Her competitors are furious – how dare a woman take part in their ritual? All hell breaks loose, but Petrunya holds her ground. She won her cross and will not give it up.

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Spring Blossom

Now Showing.

Written and directed by Suzanne Lindon (Vincent Lindon’s daughter and 20 years-old at the time of production), Spring Blossom is charmingly refreshing, and oh so French coming of age story that heralds Lindon as a rising international filmmaker to be reckoned with.

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Take Me Somewhere Nice

Opens June 18.

Recipient of the Special Jury Prize at the Rotterdam Film Festival, Take Me Somewhere Nice is the unpredictable, neon-tinted feature debut for Ena Sendijarevic, a Bosnian-born refugee raised in Holland who is now one of Dutch cinema’s fastest rising talents. Her film’s breezy wit and pastel color palette disguise dark truths about national identity, gender, and coming-of-age, making it the first essential road movie about the TikTok generation.

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Two Lottery Tickets

Now Showing.

A winsome, riotous comedy of errors, Paul Negoescu’s second feature is an audience-friendly social satire which merges a stoner’s shaggy-dog story with the sophisticated, intensely realistic style that has made the Romania cinema one of the most popular national film movements in the world.

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