A daunting but dramatic program of shorts that serve as efficient treatments of pressing world concerns.
A Pixar short is the main attraction amid a not-too-shabby lineup.
A criminal mastermind is outwitted by a rival -- and then by the rival's family -- in this amusing if overlong South Korean comedy-thriller.
Phil Grabsky's sequel to 2004's rural Afghan drama, "The Boy Who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan," should follow its well-traveled predecessor's route to international fest play and tube sales.
Broadcasters, fests, Jewish-interest and human-rights events should take note of this well-crafted docu.
Pic reps a minor footnote that will be of most interest to activists and likely ignored by most docu-oriented distribs.
Venturesome indie sci-fi opus "Love" eschews monsters and laser guns for a more cerebral brand of futuristic adventure reminiscent of "2001," "Solaris," "Moon" and the like.
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.
Made for TV, and first broadcast in France last December, this delightful pic could easily make the leap to art screens worldwide.
Film possesses surprising moments of candor on the toil of teenage superstardom.