Scary Mother: Sashishi Deda
Georgian director Ana Urushadze makes her feature debut in Scary Mother, a psychological drama that follows middle-aged mother and wife Manana in her decision to finish writing her novel despite her husband’s protests.
Gook: Diasporic Korean Maleness
Winner of Sundance’s Audience Award, Gook is set in Paramount, Los Angeles on a day that many Americans will recall—April 29, 1992—the first day of the LA Civil Unrest and the day that four LAPD officers were acquitted for the beating of Rodney King.
Fire At Sea: A Necessary Gaze Inward
Gianfranco Rosi’s Academy-Award nominated documentary Fire at Sea observes Europe’s migrant crisis from the vantage point of a Mediterranean island where hundreds of thousands of refugees, fleeing war and poverty, have landed in recent decades.