Jonathan Hock's docu deftly balances the suspenseful sports trajectory of standout athlete Shoni Schimmel with a sociological study of her family and environment.
Mila Turajlic's docu about Yugoslavian cinema traces the simultaneous, interconnected creation of a nation and its film culture.
Working from a fact-based script, tyro helmers Adam and Mark Kassen, fashion an impassioned expose on the health-care industry full of strange-but-true incongruities.
A fairy-tale romance between a girl with a hereditary cancer and a boy with an inherited curse.
Set in a high-school on its last legs, with a staff of administrators and educators near meltdown, pic is scathing, in-your-face indictment of the public school system.