ONE CHILD NATION

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance Film Festival 2018

First-time mother and filmmaker Nanfu Wang uncovers the untold history of China's One-Child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment. Read more…

Directors: Nanfu Wang & Jialing Zhang


american factory

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance Film Festival 2018

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America. Read more…

Directors: Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert


Halston

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance Film Festival 2018

From Iowa to Studio 54, the classic rags-to-riches story of America's first superstar designer becomes a cautionary tale when Halston sells his name to Wall Street. Read more…

Director: Frédéric Tcheng


The kleptocrats

WORLD PREMIERE:  DOC NYC 2018

A Malaysian wealth fund is looted of US$3.5 billion. With little to go on, dogged investigative reporters from The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Hollywood Reporter retrace the dirty money, via real estate deals and movie financing including The Wolf of Wall Street, back to the top echelons of the Malaysian government. Read more…

Directors: Sam Hobkinson & Havana Marking


when LAMBS become lIONS

WORLD PREMIERE:  Tribeca Film Festival 2018

In the Kenyan bush, a small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn’t been paid in months, they both see a possible lifeline. Read more…

Director: Jon Kasbe


MAIDEN

WORLD PREMIERE:  TIFF 2018

The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Read more…

Director: Alex Holmes


FOR THE BIRDS

WORLD PREMIERE:  Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

A woman's love for her pet ducks, chickens, geese, and turkeys—all 200 of them—ignites a battle with local animal rescuers and puts her marriage in jeopardy. Read more…

Director: Richard Miron


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AMÉRICA

WORLD PREMIERE:  True/False Film Festival

América is the uplifting, soulful story of three brothers who are brought together to care for their charismatic 93- year-old grandmother, América. The brothers, who are still young men, must confront the chasm between adolescent yearning and adult responsibilities as they learn to provide for her daily needs. Read more…

Directors: Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside


Under the wire

WORLD PREMIERE: Sheffield Doc/Fest

Legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy were no strangers to danger but their last mission together would shock the world, this is the story of that fatal, final mission. An adaptation of Conroy's book, Chris Martin's film unfolds like a thriller showing the horrors that those who risk their lives to uncover the truth endure. Read more…

Director: Chris Martin

 


BALLET NOW

Produced by Emmy-winning Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid's Tale) and directed by Steven Cantor (Dancer), the film portrays the groundbreaking dance series Ballet Now which unites the world’s foremost dance talent for an international collaboration. Read more...

Director : Steven Cantor


The Eyes of Orson Welles

WORLD PREMIERE: Cannes Film Festival 2018

Filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of legendary director and actor Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush. Read more...

Director: Mark Cousins


Minding the Gap

WORLD PREMIERE: Sundance 2018

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. Read more...

Director: Bing Liu


Commander Arian

WORLD PREMIERE: HotDocs 2018

Hit by 5 bullets, Commander Arian experiences the cost of war in the flesh as she is forced to redefine her role in the struggle for women’s freedom. Read more...

Director: Alba Sotorra


Chi-Town

WORLD PREMIERE: SXSW 2018

An underdog basketball player from Chicago goes on a meteoric rise to become one of the best college point guards in the nation. But while he pursues dreams of the NBA, his success contrasts with the effects of gun violence on his friends back home. Read more...

Director: Nick Budabin