To Erase a Cloud

Taking a drunken cab to his mother’s grave, robbing a porno from the local liquor store, John Little (Sonny Hall) meanders from the realities of his daily existence into a fantasy life where there is beauty in the bleakness.

My Sister and the Prince

Two sisters prepare in the hall of the castle as the prince awaits his suitresses. There’s a lot at stake for their small village and it’s not everyday that you find yourself so close to the power. However, the procedure for the visit has changed and the girls must now do everything they can in…

OG Black the Snake Man

The famed Hollywood Boulevard Snake Man’s main motive in life is to make people laugh, and he feels he is blessed to do so with his companion Butterfly. “I met him walking the Hollywood Boulevard with my best friend and co-director Tucker Tripp,” says LA-based filmmaker Hunter Ray Barker. “The Snake Man of Hollywood Boulevard is…

Fanon Yesterday, Today

Who was Franz Fanon and what is his legacy today? Documentarian Hassane Mezine gives voice to the men and women who knew the “flint warrior”. Fanon died in December 1961 but his work ignited revolutionary fields throughout the world. The film takes the viewer on a journey from homeland to the hubs of political and…

Walk for Me

When their mother finds women’s underwear and a flyer to a Gay Ball in their bedroom, she decides to track down her child and confront them. Arriving at the ball, the mother is shocked to find that her child has been taken under the wing of an adoptive Ball mother, Paris Continental, and assumed the…

White Shadow

This story of an albino boy struggling to survive in Tanzania is harrowing to watch but also marbled with moments of transcendent beauty. Artist-turned-director Noaz Deshe’s debut feature about Alias (Hamisi Bazili), an adolescent boy struggling to survive in his native Tanzania, is in some ways the definition of challenging cinema. An extraordinary work, half…

Yolo

Kimmi, Sally and Nancy are best friends 4ever, secretly hanging out overnight at their high school. Only Kimmi’s a vampire who’s in love with Sally, and it’s going to be one hell of a queer neon night.

The Future Perfect

Winner of Locarno’s prize for best first feature, The Future Perfect follows eighteen-year-old Xiaobin (Zhang Xiaobin) , a recent émigré in Buenos Aires, where she’s rejoined her family after an unspecified time living apart. She’s got a job in a deli, but her Spanish is so poor she can’t understand the customers, and she’s fired….

Sisters with Transistors

SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS is the remarkable untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, composers who embraced machines and their liberating technologies to utterly transform how we produce and listen to music today.

Terra Franca

Leonor Teles made waves over the last couple of years with her radical, punk spirit with her Golden Bear-winning short film Balada de um Batráquio (Batrachian’s Ballad). Terra Franca presents us with a fisherman pushing his late-50s, living in a riverside community with his family. What ensues is a series of informal, welcoming vignettes from…