|Brahmin Bulls – Trailer
When Ashok makes a surprise trip to LA to visit his estranged son, the two begin a journey to mend their relationship until Sid discovers that his father has actually come in search of an old flame. Starring Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes, Beauty and the Beast), Roshan Seth (Gandhi), Academy Award winner Mary Steenburgen (The Help), Justin Bartha (The Hangover), and Academy Award nominatedMichael Lerner (Barton Fink), BRAHMIN BULLS is a heartfelt and humorous look at the ever-evolving relationship between a father and son, the women in their lives, and the powerful secrets they keep.
Directed by: Mahesh Pailoor
Starring: Sendhil Ramamurty, Roshan Seth, Mary Steenburgen, Justin Bartha, Cassidy Freeman, Michael Lerner, Monica Raymund, George Newbern
|Extraterrestrial – Clip
In the Vicious Brothersâ gripping sci-fi horror film, a groupâs getaway into the woods dissolves into a full-throttle fight for their lives when unwelcome aliens invade. With the same heart-pumping storytelling that pervaded their debut, Grave Encounters, the duoâs latest thriller is a terrifying fight for survival between us and the unknown.
Directed by:The Vicios Brothers
Starring: Michael Ironside, Freddie Stroma, Melanie Papalia, Brittany Allen, Gil Bellows
|Lap Dance – Trailer
Struggling to pay her bills, Monica takes a job as an exotic dancer and is instantly captivated by the provocative world of sex, drugs and money.Â But once she gets a taste of the enchanting lifestyle, she has no desire to turn back.Â Suddenly, Monicaâs life quickly spirals out of control as betrayals and power struggles emerge.Â This once seductive reality now threatens everything Monica cares about.
Directed by: Greg Carter
Starring: Carmen Electra, Ali Cobrin, Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Kenny Wormald, Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy-Misick, K.D. Aubert, Datari Turner, James Remar
|The Color of Time – Trailer
James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, and Zach Braff star in this dramatic and inventive look at the life and work of ionic Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C.K. Williams. Williams (Franco) has a beautiful, adoring wife (Kunis) and a young son. But as he prepares for a reading in New York City and struggles to create new work, he is haunted by memories of his pastâfromhis first sexual encounter to a later tragic loss. An ensemble of 12 directors work with a star-studded cast to weave together this moving and unique story of a complex man and the relationships that defined him.
Directed by: Edna Luisa Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Bruce Thierry Cheung,Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky
Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff, Bruce Campbell
|All Relative – Trailer
When Harry (Jonathan Sadowski), a graduate student in New York City, meets Grace (Sara Paxton), he immediately falls for her. With the help of some dating tips from a seductive divorcÃ©e (Connie Nielsen), Harry successfully courts Grace. But when he’s introduced to her parents, a shared secret turns his world into a living nightmare. Forced to survive a weekend riddled with tension and socially awkward moments, the bonds of both couples are tested to their breaking point in this wildly engaging mix of comedy and drama.
Directed by: J.C. Khoury
Starring: Connie Nielsen, Sara Paxton, Jonathan Sadowski, David Aaron Baker, Al Thompson, Erin Wilhelmi
|Paddington – Trailer 2
From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER), PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Firth) who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imaginedâuntil he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck that says âPlease look after this bear. Thank you,â and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Directed by: Paul King
Starring: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi
|Food Chains – Clip
Thereâs more interest in food and fresh produce than ever, yet there is very little interest in the hands that pick it. Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of the supermarket industry. Supermarkets earn $4 trillion globally and have tremendous power over the agricultural system. Over the past 30 years, they have drained revenue from their supply chain leaving farmworkers in poverty, working under dangerous, subhuman conditions. Yet most supermarkets take no responsibility for this. Food Chains focuses on an intrepid, highly lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida â the CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers), who are revolutionizingfarm labor. Their aim is to ensure a dignified life for farm workers and a more humane, transparent food industry.
Directed by: Sanjay Rawal
Starring: Eva Longoria, Eric Schlosser, Eve Ensler, Kerry Kennedy, Forest Whitaker, Dolores Huerta, Barry Estabrook, Robert F. KennedyJr.
|The Homestretch – Trailer
Three homeless Chicago teenagers seasoned by rejection and life on the streets defy the odds to create a future, finding sympathy and support in surprising places. The filmmakers follow aspiring actor Roque, poet/painter Kasey, and Anthony, a rapper, poet and entrepreneur, into the haunting underworld of children cast off by broken or unfit families and left alone to navigate the perils of poverty and predation. As the three tenaciously fight for an education and eventual independence, the film powerfully explores surrounding issues of race, juvenile justice, immigration, foster care, and LGBTQ rights.
Directed by: Kirsten Kelly, Anne DeMare
|Song One – Trailer
OscarÂ® winner Anne Hathaway (Interstellar, Les Miserables) stars as Franny in SONG ONE, a romantic dramaset against the backdrop of Brooklynâs vibrant modern-folk music scene. After Frannyâs musician brother Henry (Ben Rosenfield, Boardwalk Empire) is injured and hospitalized in a coma following a car accident, Franny returns home after a long estrangement and begins to use his notebook as aguide to how his life has evolved in her absence. Franny seeks out the musicians and artists Henry loved, in the course of her journey meeting James Forester (Johnny Flynn), his musical idol, whose success and fame belie a shy and private man. As a strong romantic connection develops between Frannyand James, the question becomes if love can bloom even under the most adverse circumstances. The film also stars OscarÂ® winner Mary Steenburgen (The Help) and features original music composed by Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice, and live performances from Sharon Van Etten, The Felice Brothers, Dan Deacon, Paul Whitty, Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Cass Dillon, and Elizabeth Ziman.
Directed by: Kate Barker-Froyland
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn, Mary Steenburgen, Ben Rosenfield
|A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night – Trailer
The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpourâs debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave.
Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour
Starring: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Mozhan Marinó, Milad Eghbali, Rome Shandanlo, Marshall Manesh