|Frank the Bastard – Trailer
A young woman returns to her birthplace after her father’s death and unearths distant memories and long-buried secrets that change everything she thought she knew about her family, past and herself.
Directed by: Brad Coley
Starring: Rachel Miner, William Sadler, Chris Sarandon, Wendy Vanden Heuvel, Andy Comeau, Ellen Albertini Dow, Shamika Cotton
|L.A. Slasher – Trailer
Driven to rage over the tawdry excesses of reality television, a self-appointed cultural crusaderkidnaps several very famous nobodies to make his pointâbut his crimes only generate more tabloid frenzy.
Directed by: Martin Owen
Starring: Mischa Barton, Andy Dick, Dave Bautista, Eric Roberts, Danny Trejo, Abigail Wright, Frank Collison, Marissa Lauren, Drake Bell, Elizabeth Morris
|The Overnight – Featurette
Alex (Adam Scott), Emily (Taylor Schilling), and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at the home. But as it gets later and the kids go to bed,the family “playdate” becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre as the couples begin to open up.
Directed by: Patrick Brice
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche
|The Little Death – Featurette
THE LITTLE DEATH, which marks the arrival of Australian writer-director Josh Lawson,is both an edgy sex comedy and a warm-hearted depiction of the secret lives of five suburban couples living in Sydney. Lawson’s searing and sometimes shocking screenplay weaves together a story that explores a range of sexual fetishes and the repercussions that come with sharing them. Featuring an ensemble of breakthrough talent, the film was produced by Jamie Hilton, Michael Petroni and Matt Reeder, and executive produced by Phil Hunt, Compton Ross, Josh Pomeranz, Viv Scanu and Stephen Boyle.
Directed by: Josh Lawson
Starring: Josh Lawson, Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herriman, Kate Mulvany, Kate Box, Patrick Brammall, Alan Dukes, Lisa McCune, Erin James, TJ Power
|Phoenix – Trailer
A riveting mystery of identity unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning new film fromacclaimed director Christian Petzold (Barbara). Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face, one similar but different enough that her former husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld), doesnât recognize her. Rather than reveal herself, Nelly walks into a dangerous game of duplicity and disguise as she tries to figure out if the man she loves may have betrayed her to the Nazis. Evoking the haunted mood of post-war Berlin, Phoenix weaves a complex tale of a nationâs tragedy and a womanâs search for answers as it builds towards an unforgettable, heart-stopping climax.
Directed by: Christian Petzold
Starring: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf
|Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – Featurette
Winner of the GrandJury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life. He even describes his constant companion Earl (RJ Cyler), with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a “co-worker” than a best friend. But when Gregâs mom (Connie Britton) insists he spend time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke)âa girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancerâhe slowly discovers how worthwhile the true bonds of friendship can be.
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Starring: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Connie Britton
|Lila and Eve – Clip
A tense and exciting film, LILA AND EVE is directed by Charles Stone III (DRUMLINE) and tells thestory of Lila (Academy AwardÂ® nominee Viola Davis), a grief-stricken mother who in the aftermath of her sonâs murder in a drive-by shooting attends a support group where she meets Eve (Jennifer Lopez), who has lost her daughter. When Lila hits numerous roadblocks from the police in bringingjustice for her sonâs slaying, Eve urges Lila to take matters into her own hands to track down her sonâs killers. The two women soon embark on a violent pursuit of justice, as they work to the top of the chain of drug dealers to avenge the murder of Lilaâs son.
Directed by: Charles Stone III
Starring: Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Shea Whigham, Chris Chalk, Julius Tennon, Andre Royo, Aml Ameen, Yolonda Ross, Diarra Kilpatrick, Ron Caldwell
|Northmen – A Viking Saga – Trailer
NORTHMEN â A VIKING SAGA tells the story of a groupof Vikings in the ninth century who set sail for Britain, aiming to plunder the rich monasteries in the northern part of the island. But a storm smashes the ship to pieces on the rocks off the coast of Scotland, the only part of Britain without any Viking settlements. Soon thereafter, the daughterof the Scottish King falls into their hands, and the Vikings see this as an opportunity to demand a large ransom. The King immediately sets his “wolfpack”âa group of mercenaries well-known for their savageryâon the Vikings. The âNorthmenâ with their hostage now have to force their way through the rough highlands, where they meet the brave and mysterious Christian monk Conall (Ryan Kwanten). Having the wolfpack close on their heels, a desperate race against time begins. A battle over life and death…
Directed by: Claudio FÃ¤h
Starring: Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, Charlie Murphy, Ed Skrein, Anatole Taubman, Johan Hegg
|The New Girlfriend – Trailer
Claire (rising French star Anais Demoustier) discovers a secret about the husband of her late best friend, Laura. Following Laura’s death, Claire reaches out to comfort bereaved David (Romain Duris), only to discover his secret: he enjoys dressing as a woman. In acclaimed writer-director Francois Ozonâs provocative new film, he elevates his exploration of modern sexuality and femininity to a new level.
Directed by: FranÃ§ois Ozon
Starring: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz