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Between Places: 12 Films of Journeys and Destinations

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Whether crossing physical walls, invisible borders, or simply different mindsets, life is defined by a constant state of motion and by the journeys from one state of being to another. These are films about the things that happen Between Places: those defining moments that set us on a new path, and bring us to new revelations about where we fit into the world.

To see these and all our other films, be sure to pick up your early bird passes and ticket bundles before the price goes up after August 26! 

SMUGGLING HENDRIX, directed by Marios Piperides

A would-be Cypriot emigrant must find a way to smuggle his beloved dog Jimi back across the border between the Greek and Turkish sides of the island. This World film won the award for Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival! Learn more

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CIRCLE OF STEEL, directed by Gillian McKercher

Set in the world of oil & gas circa 2016, this satirical and sympathetic portrait of life in the Alberta oilfield is the first feature offering from Calgary filmmaker Gillian McKercher. Watch the trailer

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BIRDS OF PASSAGE, directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego

An indigenous group in Colombia falls prey to the lurid lifestyle of the marijuana trade, threatening their traditional way of life, in this visually stunning and multi-layered award-winner. Watch the trailer

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AMATEURS, directed by Gabriela Pichler

Two high school students set out to create their own commercial for a mega-corporation, going head-to-head with the rest of their town, in this Swedish satire. Learn More

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SIR, directed by Rohena Gera

A young widow moves to Mumbai for work, and finds forbidden love along the way, in this Indian award winner. Learn More

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ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS, directed by Gabrielle Brady

A moving score and incredible cinematography bring to life this much-lauded doc, about a trauma counselor for refugees on a remote island near Australia. Learn more

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MEGA TIME SQUAD, directed by Tim Van Dammen

A two-bit criminal stumbles upon an ancient time-travel device in this wildly entertaining sci-fi tale. Watch the trailer

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SOULS OF TOTALITY (short), directed by Richard Raymond

Cult members Lady 18 and Guy 3 share a secret. On the day of a solar eclipse that they believe will take their souls to paradise, the star-crossed lovers cannot ignore their destiny any longer. Watch the trailer

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GIANT LITTLE ONES, directed by Keith Behrman

High school friends Franky and Ballas live the perfect teenage life until an unexpected event at an epic party changes everything. Watch the trailer

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CLARA, directed by Akash Sherman

An astronomer (Patrick J. Adams, SUITS), obsessed with searching the cosmos for signs of life beyond Earth, makes a shocking discovery with the assistance of an amateur researcher (Troian Bellisario, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) whose methods are strangely unscientific. Watch the trailer

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ROOM LAUNDERING, directed by Kenji Katagiri

Shy Miko has a job that entails staying in rental units after previous tenants have died - made more complicated by the fact that she can still see and talk to them. Learn More

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THE UNICORN, directed by Robert Schwartzman

An indecisive couple facing the fourth year of their engagement finally decides to take the next big step and have a threesome. Learn More

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NEXT WEEK

Our full lineup has now been announced, including our Opening and Closing Gala selections. Early bird pricing has now ended, but bundles, passes, and single tickets for every screening are now available for purchase!