Film Archive


The 11th Green

Maverick director Christopher Munch challenges our notions of reality in this wild speculative fiction set largely in Palm Desert about a muckraking journalist who uncovers long-buried secrets involving UFOs, President Eisenhower, the military industrial complex, Obama, and an E.T. named Lars!
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14 Days, 12 Nights

After losing her young adopted daughter in an accident, Isabelle (Anne Dorval) returns to Vietnam, the land of her child’s birth, in search of the girl’s birth mother in this beautifully photographed and powerfully performed drama centered on love and culture.
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1982

June, 1982. Another school year is coming to an end when airstrikes disrupt exams. As teachers try to deal with what will turn out to be the invasion of Lebanon, all young Wissam has on his mind is confessing his feelings to his classmate.
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37 Seconds

When Yuma, a talented but socially inexperienced comic-book artist with cerebral palsy, applies for a job at an erotic manga magazine, she is told to explore her sexuality to give her work more realism, which she does in increasingly surprising ways.
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About Endlessness

The wry, singular Swedish master Roy Andersson returns with his latest deadpan distillation of the human comedy in which the banal — a father tying his daughter’s shoelaces — and the epochal — Hitler dying in his bunker — intermingle in timeless, tragicomic tableaux.
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Adam

Set in the streets of Casablanca, a random encounter between two women irrevocably changes the course of their lives. The unlikely pair slowly builds a trust that evolves into a deep bond, eventually helping both overcome the hardships of their respective lives.
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Adventures of a Mathematician

Director Thor Klein’s handsome biopic of Stanisław Ulam, the brilliant Polish mathematician, details the conflicted genius’s contributions to the Manhattan Project, and his grappling with the subsequent ethical fallout of thermonuclear war.
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Advocate

This intimate and moving documentary spotlights fiercely optimistic and compassionate human rights attorney Lea Tsemel as she continues her lifelong mission of defending the defenseless, despite the torrent of backlash she receives for being an Israeli lawyer seeking justice for Palestinians accused of terrorism.
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Ága

Set in the far north of Russia’s Sakha Republic, Ága is an evocative visualization of a way of life that may soon no longer exist. This magnificently shot drama focuses on a long-married Yakut couple, and pays homage to classic silent docufiction Nanook of the North.
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An Almost Ordinary Summer

In this delightful and big-hearted Italian farce, a seaside summer vacation erupts into class and sexual warfare when two middle-aged grandfathers — the rich, cosmopolitan Tony and the hunky, blue-collar Carlo — announce to their big, shocked families their plan to marry.
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2020 Film Festival