NARRATIVE FEATURES

TICKETS

Individual tickets for specific films are available here at the regular $12 price online ($15 at the door).

Student tickets are $5 here (with valid ID).

A THOUSAND PIECES  | North American Premiere 
Véronique MÉRIADEC | France | 2018 | 82'

Twenty-five years after the assassination of her son Olivier in 1977, Nicole Parmentier (Clémentine Célarié) decides to meet with Eric Gaubert (Serge Riaboukine) who has just been released from prison after having served his time for these crimes. What results is an explosive encounter behind closed doors between two damaged and fragile protagonists destiny has forced together. 

Trailer

Screens March 16, 8:45 PM

COMING HOME | World Premiere

Daria Shumakova | Russian Federation, Armenia | 2018 | 85'

In the mid-90's in an Armenian border village the 6-year-old boy Saro, his mother Anahit and his best friend - grandpa Karen, are waiting for Saro`s father Vacho's return from the war. Over the past four years, Saro has become a man child - taking charge of all head of the family duties. Every night, Saro asks the Moon to return his father, and one day his wish comes true...

Trailer

Screens March 17, 5:15 PM

Q&A following the screening

BIG EARTH (Hotel California) | US Premiere

Patrick Merz, Benno Gut | Germany | 2017 | 110'

BIG EARTH means world without border, a world for all of us. An old hotel, lost at the country side, insolvent and home of dozens of refugees. Lack of space, awful food and troubles with youngsters from town, the inhabitants of the hotel try hard to get through. But then a TV station decide to initiate a show with refugees. What seems to be a great chance ends up nearly in a desaster. Only solidarity and engagement can things turn around to good.

Trailer

Screens March 19, 6:30 PM

Q&A following the screening

DOING MONEY | New York State Premiere

Lynsey Miller | U.K. | 2018 | 87'

A young Romanian woman is snatched in broad daylight from a London street, trafficked to Ireland and used as a sex slave in a series of pop-up brothels. Her shocking true story offers a tense and thought-provoking thriller exposing how, in modern Britain, as in many other modern countries, slavery can hide in plain sight.

​Trailer

Screens March 20, 6:30 PM

Q&A following the screening - with the producer,

and anti-trafficking activist: Prof. Ruchira Gupta of Apne Aap Women Worldwide.

Opening Film

THE MERGER  | US Premiere

Mark Grentell | Australia | 2018 | 103'

A former star footballer returns to his home town and is persuaded to coach the struggling, local footy team. He recruits refugees to make up the numbers with hilarious results, but ultimately takes the community on a journey of change.

​Trailer

Screens March 15, 7:00 PM

YEVA | New York Premiere

Anahid Abad | Iran, Armenia | 2017 | 94'

Yeva is a young woman who escapes her influential in-laws with her daughter Nareh after her husband’s tragic death and takes refuge in one of the villages of Karabakh, Armenia…Yeva is a complete stranger in this village and is obliged to hide her true identity in her daily life, until one day...

​Trailer

Screens March 16, 5:00 PM