Featuring established and up-and-coming voices in the the American Indie filmmaking community, these narrative features boldly step outside the studio system to offer unique stories in an unconstrained spirit.
ENDS THURSDAY 3/23/2017.
ENDS THURSDAY 2/23/2017.
ENDS THURSDAY 3/30/2017.
Two Screenings Only!
Friday & Saturday, February 17th at 18th at 7pm
ENDS THURSDAY 12/8/2016.
OPENS Friday, May 12th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter.
Melva takes her autistic son Benny to a Pentecostal church in Memphis, seeking an alternative to the rote care his doctors have offered. But when faith healing also fails him, Melva faces a spiritual crisis. This intense, stirring drama from Jake Mahaffy is based on a true story.
This equally heartfelt and harrowing character study features a riveting central performance by Olivia Cooke (Me and Earle and the Dying Girl) as a truck-stop waitress whose plans to escape to the big city are derailed by small-town treachery.
A young couple returns to a small island in the Bahamas after the loss of their baby. While they struggle to start over, they find that the island harbors dark secrets all its own. Shot in stark black-and-white, this dramatic thriller explores the gray areas of human suffering.
Set in California’s sun-drenched Central Valley and inspired by the story of writer-director Rodrigo Reyes’s own grandfather, this poetic yet realistic portrait of a Mexican farmworker whose life is falling apart sheds a timely light on the lonely struggles of immigrants caught between two worlds.
In this twisted comedy, earnest yet pathetic Lenny Freeman (Jim O’Heir, Parks and Recreation) falls in with a murderous con man while en route to Vegas to try out his stand-up routine. As the body count grows, he can’t help but notice that the more people die, the more he kills—onstage.