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In this comedy-drama based on a true story, Rabiye Kurnaz, a housewife and loving mother from Bremen, hires a human rights lawyer to free her son from Guantanamo Bay, bringing them all the way to the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
Sun, 1/29
Featuring a live post-screening conversation with director David Siev and editor Rosie Walunas. BAD AXE captures a closely knit Asian American family living in a rural Michigan community as they now fight to keep their American dream alive. As owners of a local prominent restaurant, they reckon with a global pandemic, racial tensions, and generational scars from Cambodia’s “killing fields.”
Thu, 2/16
Julius is an eloquent young museum attendant loved by his friends, colleagues and his girlfriend. One day he invites his fellow workers to join him for a sailing trip on his aristocratic family’s boat. But something goes wrong. Julius is not who he seems to be. Jöns Jönsson's second feature is a clever, increasingly uneasy tale of an affable young man's compulsion to self-invent that goes much further than the odd exaggeration.
Sun, 2/19