Single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, single dad Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly “jam sesh” into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an Internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.
“Music is the tie that binds a Brooklyn father and daughter in a film that refuses to go sappy on us thanks to the tough core of intelligence and wit that Nick Offerman brings to the party.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
USA, 2018 | 97 min
In Tim Wardle’s Sundance Special Jury Prize– winning documentary, a chance encounter brings three identical triplets together nearly two decades after they were separated at birth and adopted by separate families. However, their elation at their reunion is soon undermined by the realities of fame, family, and a creeping suspicion that something sinister tore them from one other in the first place.
“A gripping, stranger-than-fiction account of a real-world medical conspiracy, the film begins as a human-interest story and builds to an impressive work of investigative journalism into how and why they were placed with the families who raised them.” – Peter Debruge, Variety
UK, 2018 | 96 mins
This stunning film is a profoundly complex moral tale told as a murder mystery. Secret histories and unlikely alliances point to a complicated set of circumstances.
Japan, 2018 | 107 mins.
A high school girl gets shipped off to a Christian conversion therapy centre that treats teens with “same-sex attraction” where she ends up finding a place among fellow outcasts.
USA, 2018 | 90 mins.
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