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The 50
Brenton Gieser
While serving life sentences in an overcrowded and drug-saturated prison system, 50 men embark on a radical journey to become… more info.
Adam and Eve
Reza Daneshpazhouh
A wife seeks divorce from her husband when his dishonesty comes to light. As she attempts to start her own farm and build her… more info.
Arnaud Beaudoux
A filmmaker goes in search of a sensory and social experience onboard a fishing trawler. He soon finds himself in distress. more info.
Aitamaako’tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun
Banchi Hanuse
An intimate and thrilling portrait of a young Siksika woman and the deep bonds between her father and family on the golden plains… more info.
Alejandro Jiménez: The Ground I Stand On
Raúl O. Paz-Pastana, Alan Domínguez
Filmmakers Raúl O. Paz-Pastana and Alan Domínguez create a lyrical and meditative exploration of the work of Alejandro Jiménez,… more info.
Andrew After Angola
Will LaCalle
After his release from a life sentence for a crime he committed at the age of 15, Andrew Hundley founded a re-entry program to… more info.
Art of Maintenance: Transcendence, Recovery & My Grandparents’ Goodness
Ian Frank
Shot with an artistic anamorphic technique, ART OF MAINTENANCE delves into the transformative power of fixing broken things, including… more info.
Art Talent Show
Adéla Komrzý, Tomáš Bojar
A subtle and witty look inside the multi-day admission process at Prague’s top art school, ART TALENT SHOW humorously captures… more info.
Paige Williams & Elizabeth Stegmaier
Set in the wilds of Montana, ARTEMIS follows Jacqueline hunting through her most important season. Content warning: Death of an… more info.
Baghdad On Fire
Karrar Al-Azzawi
In 2019 massive protests erupted in Baghdad, led by young Iraqis demanding democracy and freedom from foreign influence. Having… more info.
Between Earth & Sky
Andrew Nadkarni
For her entire professional career, renowned ecologist Nalini Nadkarni pioneered climbing techniques to study the Costa Rican… more info.
Big Fight in Little Chinatown
Karen Cho
All across the globe, Chinatowns are under threat of disappearing – and along with them, the rich history of communities who… more info.
Black Mothers Love & Resist
Débora Souza Silva
Wanda Johnson and Angela Williams, mothers of young Black men victimized by police brutality, come together to build a network… more info.
Black River
Max Retik
In Eastern Kentucky, there’s a lost generation of kids. Between the environmental impact of decades of coal mining and the… more info.
The Blake
Courtney Sposato, Mark Sposato
An elementary school art teacher converted a bus into a replica of the Challenger space shuttle. This cinematic memoir explores… more info.
Guénola Bally
In Niltepec, Oaxaca, the jiquilite plant is harvested and transformed into a deep blue dye. BLUE follows the Contreras Meza family… more info.
Breaking Silence
Amy Bench, Annie Silverstein
Breaking Silence explores the relationship between a deaf father and his hearing daughter, reflecting on how imprisonment has… more info.
Braeden Meyer
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
(Carpenter) دارتاش - Dartaş
Xelîl Sehragerd
In the remote mountains of Iran, an old Kurdish carpenter scavenges wood to hand carve artificial limbs for people who have lost… more info.
Chasin’ Butterflies
Joshua Harding, Adam Hobbs, Matt Klug
As a self-taught artist from a one-horse town in rural Alabama, Butch Anthony can’t be easily categorized; nor can his art.… more info.
Chicken Stories
Jonathan Pickett
Imagine a coop of egg-laying hens whose free-range lifestyle creates challenges; a coop of wild, rescue roosters who just might… more info.
Andie Madsen
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Sruti Visweswaran, Rowan Ings
The spring moon in California is marked by the annual transportation of bees from across the country to pollinate millions of… more info.
Corpus Christi
Rebecca Blandón
This ambient and observational short documentary portrays the oldest Dominican convent in America, located in The Bronx. CORPUS… more info.
Couchsurfing: The Rise and Demise of a Dream
Laura Gamse
Beginning in 1999, CouchSurfing grew from a dream to an online community fueling the travel of millions around the globe. This… more info.
Cowboy Poets
Mike Day
The unlikely combination of cowboys and poetry has been celebrated at the American National Cowboy Poetry Gathering since 1985.… more info.
Creating Things
Bryan Simpson, Taylor Simpson
Two brothers use thoughtful interview fragments, pieces of art, and various family mementos to explore the legacy of their father… more info.
Crows are White
Ahsen Nadeem
After decades of living a secret life, a filmmaker travels to a strict Japanese monastery in search of guidance, but the only… more info.
Vladimir Krivov
On the remote plains of Siberia, the Chukchi people struggle with a changing political system and economic hardship while they… more info.
Direcciones (Addresses)
María Luisa Santos and Carlo Nasisse
In a country with no numerical system for street addresses, a young woman explores the unique practice that has been implemented,… more info.
Don’t Put Her Down
Julia Golonka
This film takes its title from Hazel Dickens’ powerful anthem “Don’t Put Her Down You Helped Put Her There,” and explores… more info.
The Dream of a Horse
Marjan Khosravi
Shahnaz, the oldest daughter of a nomad family, loves writing and her stories are inspired by her lifestyle. Her father wants… more info.
Dusty & Stones
Jesse Rudoy
Dusty and Stones struggle to sustain a country music career in their tiny African Kingdom of Swaziland, and yearn for greater… more info.
Autie Carlisle
The only thing Ross Edmonds wanted to do was ride bulls, even after he broke his neck twice. Trying to cope with life the way… more info.
El Equipo
Bernardo Ruiz
In 1984, an unlikely meeting between Dr. Clyde Snow, a legendary American forensic scientist, and a group of Argentine students… more info.
The Elephant 6 Recording Co.
C.B. Stockfleth
The inside story of the creative evolution behind the sounds of 1990s psychedelic rock bands the Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral… more info.
Ethan Lim: Cambodian Futures
Dustin Nakao-Haider
Follow Chicago-based chef Ethan Lim as he creates vibrant dishes inspired by the rich, complex history of Cambodia. Drawing on… more info.
Fight or Flight
Lindsay Hagen
Fight or Flight chronicles the journey of the first female pilot employed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. She shares her story… more info.
Fire in the Wilderness
Mark Kreider
Leading fire ecologists work to better understand wildfire in Western U.S. wilderness areas, highlighting the importance of allowing… more info.
For Ever Green
Olivia Gorham
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
For the Record
Heather Courtney
Running out of time and money, a woman battles an oil bust, a global pandemic, and a growing distrust of the media as she tries… more info.
Mohammad Sadegh Esmaeili
Zahra’s husband abandoned her and her children 5 years ago. In order to acquire her children’s birth certificates… more info.
The Grab
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
An investigative journalist uncovers the money, influence, and alarming rationale behind covert efforts to control the most vital… more info.
Grit: A Cowgirl Story
Jack LaCalle
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Hail Satan?
Penny Lane
When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom… more info.
The Hamlet Syndrome
Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski
THE HAMLET SYNDROME follows a group of young Ukrainian actors struggling with traumas from sexism and homophobia, to the war in… more info.
Hand Poured
Karly Noetzel
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Her War
Melissa Fajardo
A Ukrainian sniper documents her first six months on the frontlines–balancing the physical and emotional struggles of motherhood… more info.
Here, Hopefully
Hao Zhou
Zee, a non-binary aspiring nurse from China, strives to create a gender affirming life in Iowa. After graduating from nursing… more info.
The Holly
Julian Rubinstein
Filmed during eight years of reporting for an award-winning book, THE HOLLY goes deep inside a gentrifying community in Denver,… more info.
Hollywood’s Finest
Claire Hannah Collins
Three mothers fight to create a family: Mckenzie, a young woman in recovery who became pregnant while living in a tent; Cat, her… more info.
Holy Cowboys
Varun Chopra
In small-town India, where cows are considered sacred, a teenage boy and his group of friends set off on a quest to become saviors… more info.
How to Save a Dead Friend
Marusya Syroechkovskaya
16-year-old Marusya decides to join her generations’ suicide statistics by year’s end. Then she meets Kimi and a love story… more info.
Hundreds of Thousands
Christian Vasquez , Stevie Walker-Webb
A family reeling from the unjust incarceration of an ailing mentally ill loved one calls on their faith and the strength of community… more info.
If Turtles Could Talk
Juma Adero
Jumba beach is an area inhabited by exotic marine life, green sea turtles, and the fishermen who poach them. Three locals do everything… more info.
In the Bubble with Jaime
Emily Harrold
In South Carolina, African American Jaime Harrison takes on Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham in the race for the US Senate,… more info.
Eric Axelman, Sam Eilertsen
When two young American Jews raised to unconditionally love Israel witness the mistreatment of Palestinians, they battle the old… more info.
Ivan Doig: Landscapes of a Western Mind
Nic Davis
Acclaimed author Ivan Doig mined his hardscrabble, rural Montana childhood to create an iconic and best-selling body of literary… more info.
Jack Has a Plan
Bradley Berman
When Jack, a man with a terminal brain tumor for 25 years, decides to end his life, his family and friends struggle to accept… more info.
Jack & Jetta
Nathanel Yosef
About two years ago, Jetta, a caregiver from Moldova, came into the life of Jack, a 90-year-old widower. The connection between… more info.
Jade Helm
Debi Cornwall
Is the U.S. military planning to invade Texas? “Jade Helm 15,” the realistic training exercises staged across the Southwest… more info.
Emily Sheskin
Jesselyn Silva is a 16-year-old girl and three time national boxing champion. Just as Jesselyn is on the precipice of achieving… more info.
J’Nai Bridges Unamplified
Christine Turner
After the height of the pandemic, rising opera singer J’Nai Bridges returns to the stage with renewed purpose in “A Knee on… more info.
John Leguizamo Live At Rikers
Elena Francesca Engel
Actor John Leguizamo performs his hit one-man Broadway show “Ghetto Klown” for inmates at Rikers Island Correctional Facility.… more info.
Jonathan Thunder: Good Mythology
Sergio Rapu
Follow Anishinaabe artist Jonathan Thunder as he dives deep into the inspirations behind his surrealist paintings and animations.… more info.
Aner Etxebarria
Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is a forest paradise blanketed by a sea of ​​clouds, and home to the Nyakagezi family… more info.
Kak Iraj
Jamshid Farajvand
Part gardener and part artist, Kak Iraj makes all of his tools from discarded materials. Living off the grid in a house made of… more info.
Keys to the City
Ian Moubayed
KEYS TO THE CITY follows the story of Matthew Ballard, an aging Brooklyn locksmith struggling to unlock a higher acceptance to… more info.
Known Signals
Andrew Baker
A portrait of a watch repairman in unsteady times. more info.
Kyle Bell
After the sudden passing of her younger sister, Lakota Beatty walks us through her personal journey of spiritual healing and wellness… more info.
Landscapes of Joy
Zach Stewart
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
The Last of the Nightingales
Masha Karpoukhina
Bernie Krause was a prolific composer, foley artist, and pioneer of synthesizers. He worked with industry giants such as Francis… more info.
Learning I’m Home
Victoria Cheyenne
Learning I’m Home is a short documentary that tackles generational educational trauma through the eyes of student leaders at… more info.
The Legend of MexMan
Josh Polon
Germán Alonso strives to create his first feature film, the fantastical sci-fi epic MEXMAN, in spite of struggles with his producers,… more info.
Leisure Time - A Summer’s Day
Adam Paaske
A teenager treading water in a swimming pool, an apathetic duo playing music, a man exercising in underpants, and other loafers… more info.
Lily Gladstone: Far Out There
Brooke Pepion Swaney
Follow independent film actress Lily Gladstone as she prepares for the release of a high-profile Hollywood film. Drawing from… more info.
Listening to Kenny G
Penny Lane
Listening to Kenny G is about why some people hate Kenny G’s music, and why so many more people love it. A light-hearted exploration… more info.
Liturgy of Anti-Tank Obstacles
Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk
When Ukraine was invaded, sculptors began fabricating anti-tank obstacles in their art workshops. LITURGY OF ANTI-TANK OBSTACLES… more info.
Losing Nimo
Danny Levine
LOSING NIMO takes us through the story of a larger-than-life New Jersey dentist who wrote a children’s book that got Disney’s… more info.
Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill
Brian Lindstrom, Andy Brown
An intimate portrait of 1970’s singer-songwriter, Judee Sill. After an adolescence of addiction, armed robbery, and prison,… more info.
Alberto Flores Vilca
In the Peruvian highlands, he lives with his dog and Honorata Vilca, an illiterate woman of Quechua descent, dedicated to the… more info.
Margie Soudek’s Salt and Pepper Shakers
Meredith Moore
An artist and instructor connects with her aging grandmother, who has been collecting salt and pepper shakers for 73 years. At… more info.
Matter of Mind: My ALS
Anna Moot-Levin, Laura Green
MATTER OF MIND: MY ALS follows the journeys of three people living with ALS, a neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive… more info.
The Mechanics of Fluids
Gala Hernández López
In 2018, an incel posted a suicide note on Reddit entitled “America is responsible for my death”. “The Mechanics… more info.
Mississippi River Styx
Andy McMillan, Tim Grant
An enigmatic drifter with terminal cancer lives his dream of floating the Mississippi River on a ramshackle houseboat — until… more info.
Miyama, Kyoto Prefecture
Rainer Komers
For 30 years, Uwe has lived with his wife in the mountains of Miyama north of Kyoto. A German immigrant and shakuhachi player… more info.
Jamie MoCrazy, Mark Locki
When professional skier Jamie MoCrazy suffered a traumatic brain injury at the World Tour Finals in 2015, her life was flipped… more info.
Alba Jaramillo
In the aftermath of the dissolution of Colombia’s national train, the descendants of railroad workers create a makeshift transportation… more info.
Museum of the Revolution
Srđan Keča
In 1961, a museum was planned in Belgrade as a tribute to Socialist Yugoslavia. It never got beyond the construction of the basement.… more info.
My AI Lover
Chouwa Liang
During their special “dates” with their artificially intelligent companions, three young Chinese women reflect on… more info.
Native Ball: Legacy of a Trailblazer
Jonathan Cipiti, Megan Harrington
Annually, nearly 5,000 high-school girls basketball players earn a full-ride Division I scholarship. In 1992, only one was Native… more info.
Nicholas Brothers: Stormy Weather
Michael Shevloff, Paul Crowder
In the 1940s, virtuoso tap dancing duo the Nicholas Brothers performed a dance routine so beautiful, so seminal, it prefigured… more info.
Nina & Irena
Daniel Lombroso
On the verge of her 90th birthday, a grandmother reveals to her grandson the painful story of her sister’s disappearance… more info.
North Circular
Luke McManus
A documentary musical traveling the length of Dublin’s fabled North Circular Road evoking narratives from the history of the… more info.
Luca Gennari, Enrico Parenti
Despite bombardments flaring up at every sunset, life continues in Donbass. NOVOROSSIYA is an intimate portrait of separatist… more info.
Penny Lane
NUTS! is a feature length documentary about Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius who built an empire in Depression-era… more info.
NuWu Means The People
Ben-Alex Dupris
Multi-award-winning filmmaker Ben-Alex Dupris (Colville Tribes, Mnicoujou Lakota) reveals the hope for a magical future for the… more info.
On the Line: The Richard Williams Story
Stuart McClave
In his own words, Richard Williams retraces his journey from the cotton fields of Louisiana to the grass courts at Wimbledon —… more info.
One Driver, One Mic
Krishnan Vasudevan
When Uber and Lyft decimated Austin’s taxi industry, a group of taxi drivers decided to fight back by starting a taxi cooperative.… more info.
The (Other) 700 Club
Araque Blanco
On a corner in Brooklyn, a loose community of delivery workers gathers to discuss their beliefs, goals and motivations while waiting… more info.
Our Nixon
Penny Lane
Throughout Richard Nixon’s presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super… more info.
The Pain of Others
Penny Lane
The Pain of Others is a YouTube compilation film about Morgellons, a mysterious illness whose sufferers say they have parasites… more info.
Paperboy Love Prince Runs for Mayor
Owen Dubeck
Rapper and community activist Paperboy Love Prince takes on New York City’s elite in the race for NYC Mayor. They run their… more info.
Sharon Liese, Catherine Hoffman
Three generations of a Kansas City family are finally unified when they do something that countless other African Americans could… more info.
Passing Through Wilderness
Andrew Motte
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Path of the Panther
Eric Bendick
Drawn in by the haunting specter of the Florida panther, photographer Carlton Ward finds himself on the front lines of an accelerating… more info.
Paige Morrow Kimball
A budding artist hangs joyful sculptures on telephone poles in her urban community. Afraid to get caught, she disguises herself… more info.
Racist Trees
Sara Newens, Mina T. Son
Cut off from the glitz and glamor of Palm Springs by towering sixty-foot Tamarisk trees lies an historically Black neighborhood.… more info.
The Radical
Richard Finn Gregory
An intimate portrait of Muhsin Hendricks, the world’s first openly gay imam. Despite death threats, he started a radically-inclusive… more info.
The Recall: Reframed
Rebecca Richman Cohen
THE RECALL examines the 2018 recall of California Judge Aaron Persky after his decision in the infamous Brock Turner assault case.… more info.
Carson Tappan
In 1986, a novelty video tape named “Rent-A-Friend” introduced the world to friendship on demand. Over thirty years later,… more info.
Requiem for a Whale
Ido Weisman
When a whale’s body washed ashore at Nitzanim beach in Israel, people flocked to witness this rare occurrence. REQUIEM FOR… more info.
Peter Tolton, Stan Parker
RETURN tells the story of a retired Green Beret who embarks on a healing journey from Montana to Vietnam. There he retraces his… more info.
Rissi Palmer: Still Here
Dilsey Davis
As one of only five African American women solo artists to ever hit the Billboard charts in the history of country music, Rissi… more info.
Sagebrush Gold
Marcus Widger
A lithium mine being built in Nevada’s remote sagebrush desert promises us a greener future, but local ranchers, environmentalists,… more info.
Sam Now
Reed Harkness
Filmed over an expanse of 25 years, two brothers go on a 2,000-mile road trip to solve a family mystery. Sam Harkness and his… more info.
A Sandbox of Men
November Katsaris
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Sealed In Blood
Sofian Khan
Through the story of American journalist Steven Sotloff, taken hostage by ISIS in 2013, SEALED IN BLOOD examines the origins of… more info.
Second Chances
Jacqueline Ratliff
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Senghor Reid: Make Way For Tomorrow
Desmond Love, Eden Sabolboro
Discover the world of visual artist Senghor Reid, who draws inspiration for his paintings from current events and from his hometown… more info.
Sex With Sue
Lisa Rideout
SEX WITH SUE explores the prolific career of sex educator and television personality Sue Johanson, and in doing so reveals the… more info.
Shadow of a Dog
Sean Paulsen, Brad Wickham
A mysterious New Yorker tracks down lost pets for a living. When a dog goes missing in a Brooklyn cemetery, he gets to work. more info.
Shirampari: Legacies of the River
Lucia Florez
In one of the most remote places in the Peruvian Amazon, an Ashéninka boy must overcome his fears to start his journey as an… more info.
The Silent World of Barry Priori
Anne Tsoulis
Imagine being born profoundly deaf into an Italian migrant family of 10 without any means to communicate with them let alone the… more info.
The Smell of Money
Shawn Bannon
A century after her grandfather claimed his freedom from slavery, Elsie Herring and her rural North Carolina community fight the… more info.
Snqʷeyłmistn: the place where you do your best
Ivan MacDonald
The word given to the Salish people to call themselves is Sqelixʷ, which translates to “flesh and land.” When people lose… more info.
The Space Between
Bryce Gill
A collection of short films made by Master of Fine Arts students in the Montana State University School of Film and Photography.… more info.
Still Waters
Kevin Koch
Six months after a devastating flood, residents of the Ahr Valley in Germany attempt to rebuild their community. Not far away,… more info.
Storming Caesars Palace
Hazel Gurland-Pooler
STORMING CAESARS PALACE chronicles the life of Ruby Duncan, an activist who fights the welfare system and becomes a White House… more info.
Jennifer Tiexiera, Camilla Hall
SUBJECT explores the life-altering experience of sharing one’s life on screen, through the lens of participants of five acclaimed… more info.
Chloe White, Soraya Umewaka
Having been born the year of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, ten year old Eri has grown up in the shadow of the event that defined… more info.
Sydney G. James: How We See Us
Juanita Anderson
Visual artist Sydney G. James creates large-scale paintings and murals that lift up Black women, Black families, and Black culture… more info.
Thank You For Your Service
Nic Kuklinski
After suffering both mental and physical trauma in combat, Gulf War veteran Lorilei Lebruska finds healing in her bond with her… more info.
This Is Major
Scot Sax
A Charismatic beloved hip hop artist from South Philadelphia puts his lyrical poetry and love to the world, but in the face of… more info.
This Much We Know
L. Frances Henderson
In Las Vegas, a boy’s sudden jump from a casino and a nation’s desperate attempt to dump its nuclear excess in a nearby… more info.
A Thousand Fires
Saeed Taji Farouky
“Artisanal” oilfields are commonplace in Myanmar, with many swapping crop cultivation for selling oil they’ve pumped from… more info.
Tolyatti Adrift
Laura Sistero
Tolyatti was the capital of car manufacturing in the Soviet Union. Once the symbol of socialist pride, today it is the Russian… more info.
Until the Rain Comes Back
Lauren Tyler Brimeyer, Jack Bushell
In the thick of California’s Central Valley, in between San Francisco and Los Angeles, lies a town called Stratford. A once… more info.
A Voice For The Wild
Jesse Roesler
Emily Ford and her sled dog Diggins attempt to cross the secluded Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, enduring subzero temperatures… more info.
The Voyagers
Penny Lane
A short film about two small spacecraft, an epic journey, taking risks and falling in love. Also Carl Sagan. more info.
Mike Rapsys
During a painful losing season, a young athlete seeks stability and reconciliation.  more info.
Walshy Fire: Pull Up
Alicia G. Edwards
A portrait of the life and work of Walshy Fire, a Grammy Award-nominated producer and DJ. From his Caribbean-tinged childhood,… more info.
Water, Wind, Dust, Bread
Mahdi Zamanpoor Kiasari
WATER, WIND, DUST, BREAD follows two children Abolfazl and Setayesh in a remote border region of Iran as they play, work, study… more info.
We Are Not Ghouls
Chris James Thompson
US Air Force JAG Attorney Yvonne Bradley was assigned to defend a man held at Guantanamo Bay. Believing Guantanamo held ‘the… more info.
When the Dust Blows Through
Yuxuan Ethan Wu
For the past hundred years, the ancient ruins of the Loulan Kingdom have been a source of fascination for scholars, and a target… more info.
When The Mountain Rumbles
Alba Bresolí
Brothers Evaristo, Félix and Baltasar Guallar are the only inhabitants of Escó, a crumbling village in Aragón, Spain. In 1959,… more info.
Your Friend, Memphis
David Zucker
Memphis, a millennial with cerebral palsy, journeys in search of work, love, and freedom. Caught between the world’s expectations… more info.