This poignant, feature-length documentary shines a light on the hidden epidemic that is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Filmed partly on her cell phone and almost entirely from her sickbed, director Jen Brea breaks the mould and proves that anyone can be a filmmaker! In a truly human story, she documents the lives of forgotten patients, who after decades of maltreatment due to stigma and medical ignorance are rising up in a global movement for change.
This chilling psychological thriller will make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Based on the strip search phone call scam, where a man posing as a police officer prank called American fast food restaurants and ordered the managers to strip search their female employees, it is a disturbing display of our willingness to comply with authority.
Gus Van Sant’s creative interpretation of the final days of rock legend Kurt Cobain’s life, by which time he had descended into depression and drug addiction. Set at Cobain Seattle lake house, this fly-on-the-wall “documentary” is as moody and melancholy as the man himself.
Casey Affleck gives an outstanding performance in this bleak yet moving film set in a small fishing town on America’s East Coast. He plays the brooding Lee, a complex character whose story and painful past slowly unravel. Original screen-writing; a study of grief and the fragility of family relations.
Truman Capote’s novella comes to life and Audrey Hepburn plays her most famous role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, as Holly Golightly, the charming New York socialite with a mysterious past. She draws men to her like a moth to a flame but is determined to not get tied down by love, until a suave neighbor sweeps her off her feet…
In this classic Woody Allen flick, Diane Keaton stars as the misguided yet endearing Annie and Woody Allen plays Alvy Singer, a character based loosely on himself; a morbid and pedantic playwright. Their relationship is fundamentally flawed, yet they are indispensable to one another.
The essence of The Big Apple is captured through the philosophical and quick-witted lens of Woody Allen’s direction. He pairs stunning black and white cinematography with fanciful, neurotic characters engaged in dysfunctional relationships; together pondering the meaning of life and art.