A straight-from-the-heart indie that renders in primary colors a sympathetic portrait of a Muslim-American college freshman beset by an identity crisis on the eve of 9/11.
An efficient, cable-ready docu that takes an up-close view of Arab-American high schoolers, parents, coaches and educators in Dearborn, Michigan.
A predictable but pleasant Mexican-American take on "Sense and Sensibility."
A technically proficient collage of interviews with Marian Anderson's intimates, performance tapes and archival footage.
Viewers might be pleasantly surprised by restraint of helmer Mikael Hafstrom's atmospheric thriller.
A muted and morose pic likely to elicit begrudging respect more than genuine enthusiasm from festivalgoers and adventurous homevid and VOD viewers.
Well-crafted doc should travel far in fest, nonprofit and tube venues.
"Zenith" commands attention and builds suspense by taking inventive detours through familiar territory.
"The Heart Specialist" is DOA.
Film continues dominance of award season
A surreal film that suggests a martial-arts pic co-directed by Sergio Leone and Federico Fellini.