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CHOKING MAN

CHOKING MAN

Directed by Steve Barron
  • Canada / 
  • 2006 / 
  • English / 
  • 84 min
Directed by Steve Barron

Winner - Best Director - Ibiza Int'l Film Festival
Winner - Best Newcomers - Ibiza Int'l Film Festival

"A high quality film and well worth seeing!"
- Cinema Strikes Back

"Choking Man is everything an independent film should be."
- Steven Soderbergh

"Barron's characters pass magically between dimensions!"
- Ronnie Scheib, Variety
CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD

Directed by Benjamín Ávila
Directed by Benjamín Ávila

Winner - 10 Awards - Premios Sur (Argentina's Oscars)
Winner - Casa de America Award - San Sebastián Int'l FF
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival (Directors' Fortnight)

"Seductive! An intimate, richly tactile and impressionistic picture of a 'once-upon-a-time' in childhood."
- Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

"Impressive! Ávila is an artist worth keeping an eye on."
- David Fear, Time Out New York

"Vibrant! A charming, involving first feature!"
- Alan Scherstuhl, The Village Voice
CORPO CELESTE

CORPO CELESTE

Directed by Alice Rohrwacher
  • Italy / 
  • 2011 / 
  • Italian with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
Directed by Alice Rohrwacher

Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection - New York Film Festival

"The big payoffs arrive in a couple of small, understated moments of grace...thanks to Alice Rohrwacher's restrained buildup and direction, they certainly feel well earned."
- Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety

"A quietly impressive feature debut."
- Lee Marshall, Screen Daily

"Captivating! The images of two people, both in search of something heavenly, in this ghostly setting, is powerful, unforgettable stuff."
- Drew Taylor, indieWIRE
EL BOLA

EL BOLA

Directed by Achero Manas
  • Spain / 
  • 2000 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 87 min
Directed by Achero Manas

Winner - Best Film - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)
Winner - Best New Director - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)
Winner - Best New Actor - Goya Awards (Spanish Oscars®)

"A truly remarkable performance from its lead actor, twelve-year-old Juan José Ballesta, who plays this street urchin in equal parts tough and vulnerable."
- Jamie Russell, BBC

"A wonderful tale [with] amazing portrayals! Emotional and unforgettable!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intuition

"At once subtle and visceral...a measure of faith in the future."
- Leslie Camhi, The Village Voice
FOR A WOMAN

FOR A WOMAN

Directed by Diane Kurys
  • France / 
  • 2013 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 110 min
Directed by Diane Kurys

Official Selection - New York Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Brussels Film Festival
Official Selection - Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival

"Luminous! [A] beautifully crafted historical melodrama!""
- Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

"Director Diane Kurys paints an evocative, witty portrait of love, longing, ideology and desolation in post-World War II France. "
- Marci Schmitt, Minneapolis Star Tribune

"This is engrossing stuff, not only in the remarkable details of the parents' lives, but in the psychological nuance with which Kurys imagines them."
- Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
FOREIGN LETTERS

FOREIGN LETTERS

Directed by Ela Thier
  • United States / 
  • 2012 / 
  • English, Hebrew & Vietnamese with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
Directed by Ela Thier

Winner - Global Zoom Award - Children's Film Festival Seattle

"A truly heartfelt and absolutely delightful film, rich with both comic and dramatic episodes, that I would recommend to anyone!"
- Christina Zawadizsky, BookRoom Review

"There's an overall sense of grassroots intimacy [with] beauty at the core."
- Robert Bell, Exclaim.ca

"Inspiring! Powerful [and] delightful!"
- David Crumm, Read the Spirit
FOUND MEMORIES

FOUND MEMORIES

Directed by Julia Murat
Directed by Julia Murat

Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - New Directors/New Films

"A confident and impressive first fiction feature! Offers a sweetly seductive form of intoxication."
- Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter

"Striking visuals! Lensing has an iconic power."
- Jay Weissberg, Variety

"In her first feature-length film, director Julia Murat has crafted an elegant still life, with all the poignancy and observation implied."
- Andrew Lapin, NPR
FRANCESCO

FRANCESCO

Directed by Liliana Cavani
  • Italy / 
  • 1989 / 
  • English / 
  • 135 min
Directed by Liliana Cavani


"[Rourke] has the intensity of a religious mystic..."
- Vincent Canby, The New York Times
FRANCESCO (BLU-RAY)

FRANCESCO (BLU-RAY)

Directed by Liliana Cavani
  • Italy / 
  • 1989 / 
  • English / 
  • 135 min
FREE MEN

FREE MEN

Directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi
  • France / 
  • 2011 / 
  • French with English subtitles / 
  • 99 min
Directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi

Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival

"Both subtle and magnetic...Tahar Rahim [is] one of France's finest young actors...[FREE MEN] contributes a worthy and interesting chapter to the tradition of World War II dramas."
- A. O. Scott, The New York Times

"A testament to Rahim's screen presence...Free Men proves that the can't-take-your-eyes-off-him charisma the Franco-Algerian actor displayed in Jacques Audiard's A Prophet was no fluke."
- David Fear, Time Out New York

"[Tahar Rahim] has an undeniable screen presence that recalls a young Robert DeNiro [and] Lonsadale is, like always, a pleasure to watch."
- Jordan Mintzner, The Hollywood Reporter
GARIBALDI'S LOVERS

GARIBALDI'S LOVERS

Directed by Silvio Soldini
Directed by Silvio Soldini

Winner - Best Film - Swiss Film Prize
Official Selection - Busan Int'l Film Festival

"...A modern tale on contemporary Italy where a love story intertwined with family affairs collides with the materialism of our times."
- Camilla de Marco, Cineuropa
GIGANTE

GIGANTE

Directed by Adrián Biniez
  • Uruguay / 
  • 2009 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 85 min
Directed by Adrián Biniez

Winner - Grand Jury Prize Silver Bear - Berlin Int'l Film Festival
Winner - Best First Feature Film - Berlin Int'l Film Festival