SIFF 2016by aperock | created - 12 May 2016 | updated - 02 Jun 2016 | Public
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2. Gleason (2016)
R | 110 min | Documentary
After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
Votes: 2,348 | Gross: $0.58M
3. The Dressmaker (I) (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.
Votes: 49,807 | Gross: $2.02M
4. Indignation (2016)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.
Votes: 10,993 | Gross: $3.40M
5. Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A look at the life, work and political activism of one of the most successful television producers of all time, Norman Lear.
Votes: 323 | Gross: $0.07M
6. Tanna (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.
Votes: 3,856 | Gross: $0.01M
8. Presenting Princess Shaw (2015)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on the collaborative relationship between New Orleans based songwriter/YouTube star Samantha Montgomery and composer/video artist Ophir Kutiel.
Votes: 510 | Gross: $0.06M
9. Closet Monster (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.
Votes: 7,047 | Gross: $0.04M
10. Carnage Park (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Part crime caper gone awry, part survival horror film, this 1970s set thriller depicts a harrowing fight for survival after a pair of wannabe crooks botch a bank heist and flee into the ... See full summary »
11. Zvizdan (2015)
123 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers - and the enduring strength - of forbidden love.
12. Body (2015)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.
Votes: 1,762 | Gross: $0.00M
13. The Blackcoat's Daughter (I) (2015)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break.
Votes: 16,126 | Gross: $0.02M
14. Ants on a Shrimp (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
One of the world's best restaurant, the Copenhagen based NOMA and its renowned chef-owner René Redzepi relocate the restaurant and its entire staff to Tokyo.
15. The Architect (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of an uncompromising modernist architect, who proceeds to build HIS dream house instead of theirs.
16. Demon (2015)
R | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.
Votes: 4,720 | Gross: $0.10M
17. Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family
September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the ... See full summary »
18. The Last King (2016)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, History
In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country's history.
Votes: 6,130 | Gross: $0.01M
19. The Violin Teacher (2015)
102 min | Drama, Music
The movie tells the story of Laerte (Lázaro Ramos), a talented violinist who after failing to be admitted into the OSESP Orchestra is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public ... See full summary »
20. Weiner (2016)
R | 96 min | Documentary
An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.
Votes: 9,368 | Gross: $1.61M
23. Horizontes (2015)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
By following the career of two dancers of the National Cuban Ballet, Amanda, young ballerina and Viengsay Valdez, star dancer, Horizons revisits the extraordinary destiny of Alicia Alonso, ... See full summary »
24. Our Little Sister (2015)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Family
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
Votes: 10,871 | Gross: $0.46M
25. Rainbow Time (2016)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
A developmentally delayed 40 year old man named Shonzi is sent to live with his brother Todd. But when Shonzi develops a crush on Todd's new girlfriend Lindsay, he threatens to reveal past ... See full summary »
26. Slash (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new universe.
27. As I Open My Eyes (2015)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Music
A few months before the revolution in Tunisia, 18 year-old Farah has a passion for life and sings in a political rock band. Her mother, knowing the dangers of Tunisia, wants her to pursue a career as a doctor.
Votes: 1,143 | Gross: $0.03M
28. Hundeliv (2016)
92 min | Drama
Realizing that her unknown biological father is probably alive, Sofia leaves behind a degrading and humiliating life and embarks on a journey with her naive half-sister Olivia, both girls ... See full summary »
29. Dead Slow Ahead (2015)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Drama, Horror
The freighter Fair Lady crosses the ocean. The hypnotic rhythm of its gears reveals the continuous movement of machinery devouring its workers: the last gestures of the old sailors' trade ... See full summary »
Director: Mauro Herce
30. Kedi (2016)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Votes: 12,004 | Gross: $2.83M
31. Tickled (2016)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Mystery
Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.
Votes: 15,096 | Gross: $0.61M
32. Miles (2016)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A kid from middle America, desperate to move to Chicago, joins the volleyball team to get a scholarship - the only catch is that his high school only has a girls team.
Votes: 561 | Gross: $0.00M
34. The Lovers & the Despot (2016)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Thriller
The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.
Votes: 883 | Gross: $0.06M
35. Radio Dreams (2016)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
A brilliant and misunderstood Iranian writer struggles to pursue his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan's first rock band.
Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Long Way North (2015)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In 1882, a young Russian aristocrat goes on an epic adventure to find out what happened to her grandfather and save her family's reputation.
40. Rosita (2015)
90 min | Drama, Romance
JOHANNES lives together with his father, the middle-aged widower ULRIK in a small fishing town in the northern part of Denmark. They live a quiet routine life, each minding their separate ... See full summary »
41. Love & Friendship (2016)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally.
Votes: 22,043 | Gross: $14.01M
42. Full Court: The Spencer Haywood Story (2016)
Narrated by Public Enemy's Chuck D, the documentary traverses Haywood's life from his humble beginnings in Mississippi raised by a single mother to his induction into the NBA Hall of Fame. ... See full summary »
45. 13 Minutes (2015)
R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War