This Tribeca audience award winner follows convicts released after reform of the 1994 California "Three Strikes" law that saw thousands given virtual life sentences for frequently petty crimes.
Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer's engrossing, well-crafted docu could parlay its attention-grabbing subject beyond the fest circuit into niche theatrical and broadcast exposure.
A portrait of artist Chris Burden that's complex, somewhat mysterious, but ultimately quite winning.
The high-energy silliness of this cartoonish conceptual punk band's stage act becomes a contrast to offstage drama as the group's ongoing existence is threatened by personnel departures.
This insinuatingly low-key tale is an ostensible mystery whose investigation (let alone resolution) takes a back seat to the revealing eccentricities of characters and communities encountered en…
The conspicuously out-and-proud image presented by Madonna's Blond Ambition Tour male dancers underlined a sex-positive, diversity-embracing message many weren't quite ready for at the height of the…
Deb Shoval's promising but uneven Pennsylvania-set first feature demonstrates greater assurance in conveying a sense of place than it does with narrative and character development.
Vincent Masciale's first feature starts out amiably enough, only to get yea more implausibly silly just when we're meant to start taking it seriously.
Neatly balancing absurdism and bittersweet reality, this offbeat German angle on alcoholism has a key fantasy aspect that takes some time revealing itself.
inevitably uneven, this omnibus hangs together sufficiently and is of consistent enough quality to be counted a successful overall experiment.
The pioneering Brit synthpop star Gary Numan moves across the Atlantic and stages a comeback in Steve Read and Rob Alexander's documentary feature.
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