A first-year teacher from the city assigned to a one-room schoolhouse in an out-of-the-way Kurdish settlement in Turkey.
A disaffected thirtysomething translator and an alienated schoolgirl make an oddly simpatico couple in tyro scribe-helmer Roman Karimov's witty, offbeat romantic comedy "Inadequate People."
Offering a smorgasbord of violence with liberal sprinklings of sex, Russian import "Alien Girl" delivers wearisome brutality but little finesse.
Three cab drivers of assorted ages and genders provide unique perspectives on the profound changes wrought by preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games in "Beijing Taxi."
"Open Five" explores the frailty of romantic relationships and the strength of open-endedness on a double-date tour of Memphis.
Docu offers family-friendly holiday fare.
T.J. Collins awkwardly mixes genres in his tale of a Latino family's downward spiral.
"Total Badass" succeeds in making spectacle of a talented man's self-destruction seem tedious.