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Genre: Drama

A lone man stands overlooking a windswept grassy landscape, and a river.

About Dry Grasses (Kuru Otlar Üstüne)

Nuri Bilge Ceylan  |   Turkey, France, Germany

The harsh beauty of Turkish provincial life is highlighted in this intense character study of a teacher under investigation for inappropriate behavior.

Point-of-view shot looking at a computer screen that's playing a video of someone talking to a microphone.

AliEN0089 [short film]

Valeria Hofmann  |   Chile, Argentina
Drama, Women Centered

In this tense thriller, a gamer reveals the sexist harassment and threats she receives from online trolls and finds they infiltrate more than just her computer.


All Happy Families

Haroula Rose  |   United States
Comedy, Drama, Family Affairs

In this delightful Chicago-set comedy, an aspiring actor grapples with the arrival of his more successful brother at his dysfunctional family’s crumbling two-flat.

A man and woman smile while clinking glasses, as they focus on the man facing them.

All of Us Strangers

Andrew Haigh  |   United Kingdom
Drama, LGBTQ, Literary Adaptation, Romance

As Adam falls into a new relationship, he’s drawn back to his childhood home. There, his parents are living just as they were on the day they died.

A man lies in the snow, blood pooling behind his head. Two people stand nearby, embracing eachother, one holds a phone.

Anatomy of a Fall (Anatomie d’une chute)

Justine Triet  |   France
English, French, German  
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Women Centered

A wife is suspected of murdering her husband in this bracing psychological showstopper. Winner of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.

Shot of a father and son sitting on a couch. The son is in the background and out of focus.

Baba [short film]

Anya Chirkova, Meran Ismailsoy  |   Canada
English, Persian  
Drama, Family Affairs

An Iranian immigrant enlists his son’s help to negotiate with his landlord with both disastrous and humorous results.

A woman emraces a girl, kissing the side of her head, and holds a small black dog in her other arm.

Bad Living (Mal Viver)

João Canijo  |   Portugal, France
Architecture, Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

The first in a pair of intricately interconnected films, five women struggle to keep their decaying family hotel afloat.

A man and woman lay in the grass, gazing at each other.

Banel & Adama

Ramata-Toulaye Sy  |   Senegal, France, Mali
Drama, Romance, Women Centered

Rebellious young lovers challenge tradition in this mesmerizing and emotionally charged romantic drama tinged with magical realism

The black and white image of a woman leaning against a wall, the city street with a vintage car can be seen beyond.

The Battle (A Batalha da Rua Maria Antônia)

Vera Egito  |   Brazil
Drama, Historical, LGBTQ, Political

On a pivotal night during Brazil’s dictatorship, a leftist student movement braces for violent conflict in this moody, stylized nod to history.

A man, a woman and a child sit on a couch in a messy warehouse.

Before Anyone Else [short film]

Tetsuya Mariko  |   Japan, United States

Two small-time thieves encounter an abandoned car with a small child in the backseat.

A black and white image of a man riding a motorcycle over a bridge. He looks at something behind him.

The Bikeriders

Jeff Nichols  |   United States
Crime, Drama, Historical

From writer-director Jeff Nichols comes a furious drama following the rise of a fictional 1960s Midwestern motorcycle club through the lives of its members.

A woman stares out a dirty window, the paint on the exterior is old and cracked.

Black Box

Aslı Özge  |   Germany, Belgium
Andi, Arabic, English, French, German, Russian, Turkish  
Architecture, Drama, Social Commentary, Thriller

A Berlin apartment building is placed under lockdown, igniting social, cultural, and familial tensions in this intoxicating potboiler.

In a countryside home, Mahito Maki sits at a table facing a humanoid man in a bird costume. Both have serious gazes.

The Boy and the Heron (Kimitachi wa Dou Ikiru ka)

Hayao Miyazaki  |   Japan
Animation, Coming of Age, Drama

A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation,
 in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

A man and woman sit beside eachother in front of a fireplace. The man looks pleased and relaxed, the woman is upset.

The Bride

Myriam U. Birara  |   Rwanda
Drama, LGBTQ, Social Commentary, Women Centered

Kidnapped and forced into marriage, Eva forms a tender friendship with her new husband’s cousin as together they face the ghosts of Rwanda’s past.

Three children sit in the backseat of a car, their parents in the front seat in the foreground.

The Burdened

Amr Gamal  |   Yemen, Sudan, Saudi Arabia
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary

Beleaguered parents Isra’a and Ahmed are forced to make a difficult decision when they receive some unsettling news: Isra’a is pregnant again.

A young man with glasses glares straight ahead. His face is sweaty and battered.

Carnal Sins (Almamula)

Juan Sebastián Torales  |   France, Argentina, Italy
Drama, Horror, LGBTQ, Religion

Seduced by the myth of a local monster that punishes impure acts, gay teen Nino pursues temptation within a deeply religious community.

A group of colorfully dressed young people celebtate together.

La Chimera

Alice Rohrwacher  |   Italy, France, Switzerland
Art, Crime, Drama

A group of misfits scour the Tuscan countryside for artifacts, until an invaluable find makes them question their role in plundering history.

A woman in an orange polo and red shorts strides confidently through a courtyard. Two women watch from behind her.

Club Zero

Jessica Hausner  |   Austria, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark
Drama, Social Commentary, Women Centered

Mia Wasikowska stars as a teacher who encourages her students to stop eating in this mannered blend of dry satire and gross-out body horror.

A close up of a woman over a black and red backdrop.

The Daughters of Fire [short film] (As filhas do fogo)

Pedro Costa  |   Portugal
Art, Drama

Directed by Pedro Costa, The Daughters of Fire represents a radical step forward in form and ambition for the singular Portuguese maestro.

Five people watch an older man speak, while another man slumps over a desk in defeat.

The Delinquents (Los delincuentes)

Rodrigo Moreno  |   Argentina, Luxembourg, Brazil, Chile
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Social Commentary

Morán works a dead-end job at a bank. Fed up, he dreams up a scheme to break free: walk into the vault and steal enough cash for a comfortable retirement.

A woman looks to the side, resting her chin on her hands.

Eric LaRue

Michael Shannon  |   United States
Drama, Religion, Social Commentary, Women Centered

In his masterful directorial debut, Michael Shannon tells the riveting story of a mother grappling with the fallout of a school shooting.

A young girl wearing a blue puffer coat and yellow gloves, looks straight ahead as she blocks her face from the sun.

Evil Does Not Exist (Aku Wa Sonzai Shinai)

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi  |   Japan
Drama, Environmental, Social Commentary, Thriller

In this captivating eco-thriller, life in the tranquil village of Harasawa is threatened when a Tokyo company announces plans for a glamping site for urbanites.

In a classroom, a crowd of onlookers watches a teenage boy read from a piece of paper.

Explanation for Everything (Magyarázat mindenre)

Gábor Reisz  |   Hungary, Slovakia
Coming of Age, Drama, Social Commentary

Abel, a lovesick highschool student, is distracted. His life is turned upside down when his failed graduation history exam turns into a national scandal.

In a lightly attended screening in the movie theater, a man glances at the woman seated next to him.

Fallen Leaves

Aki Kaurismäki  |   Finland, Germany
Drama, Romance

Two strangers meet by chance in a karaoke bar. Despite an instant spark, a series of everyday obstacles threatens to derail their joint destiny.

A girl in a pink button-up, soaking wet, looks off camera. Behind her a pond surrounded by lush trees

Family Portrait

Lucy Kerr  |   United States
Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

Spring 2020. A Texas family reunion morphs into a hectic mess when a family matriarch goes missing in this potent distillation of early pandemic paranoia.

A man and woman, looking concerned, kneel next to a retro-futuristic looking microwave.


Christos Nikou  |   United States
Drama, Romance, Science Fiction

In this offbeat romance, Anna and Ryan take a test that proves their love is true. Then Anna meets another man, throwing everything she knows into doubt.

Two men wearing matching yellow polos lean against a fence topped with barbed wire, one smokes a cigarettes.

firedream (lumbrensueño)

José Pablo Escamilla  |   Mexico
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs

In an industrial city, aimless teenager Lucas searches for meaning and connection. A friend’s sudden departure will send him on a poetic odyssey.

An activist wearing blue makeup and flowers on his head raises his fist.

Flores del otro Patio [short film]

Jorge Cadena  |   Colombia, Switzerland
Drama, LGBTQ

A group of queer activists in the north of Colombia uses fearless performance art and direct action to protest the region’s largest coal mine.

Two women relax by a body of water in reclined chairs, shaded by a tree.

Foremost by Night (Sobre todo de noche)

Víctor Iriarte  |   Spain, Portugal, France
Crime, Drama, Noir, Women Centered

Two mothers and a son, separated across space and time, come together and put a clever plot into motion in this unique contemporary noir.


Generations: Black Perspectives Shorts

Various  |   United States
Comedy, Drama, Sports

Discover stories that resonate, inspire, and spark meaningful conversations in this year’s Community Cinema Shorts Program.

A woman in a silk pink robe watches a young Sudanese woman with a smile.

Goodbye Julia

Mohamed Kordofani  |   Sudan
Drama, Political, Women Centered

Two women from different class and racial backgrounds form a dangerous bond against the tumultuous backdrop of South Sudan’s impending secession.

A man kneels next to a little girl while a soldier holds out his hands.

Green Border (Zielona Granica)

Agnieszka Holland  |   Poland, France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Arabic, English, French, Polish  
Drama, Political, Social Commentary, Women Centered

The plight of a Syrian family on the Poland-Belarus border prompts an everyday woman to action in this clear-eyed portrait of a political crisis.

A cyclist wearing a gold chain, maroon jersey, and black helmet screams intensly.

Hard Miles

RJ Daniel Hanna  |   United States
Coming of Age, Drama, Sports

A social worker at a juvenile detention center assembles an unlikely team of incarcerated teens who must outrace their pasts on a transformative 1000-mile bike ride.

Close-up of an emotional man standing outside in daylight. In the bakcground we see a blurry neighborhood.

The Heart [short film]

Malia Ann  |   United States
Comedy, Drama

A lonely man is perplexed when his mother passes away and leaves him with her heart in a jar.

A man and woman crouch in a green forrest, a book lays open between them.


Bas Devos  |   Belgium
Dutch, French, Mandarin, Romanian  
Drama, Romance

A construction worker is preparing to leave Brussels for good when he makes an unlikely connection with an enchanting microbiologist.

A woman and two men sit in a dimly lit dining hall, having a meal. A Christmas tree stands behind them.

The Holdovers

Alexander Payne  |   United States
Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama

Paul Giamatti stars as a curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school who is forced to babysit a handful of students over Christmas break.

A young woman with blue eyes, wrapped in an embrace, looks over a woman's shoulder.


Fien Troch  |   Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France
Coming of Age, Drama, Women Centered

Holly’s uncanny premonition makes her the focal point of a community in need of healing, but is the teenaged outsider the answer to their prayers?

In a large brick waiting room, 4 people sit across a table from two others, all dressed professionally.

Housekeeping for Beginners (Domakinstvo za pocetnici)

Goran Stolevski  |   North Macedonia, Poland, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo
Albanian, Macedonian, Romani  
Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality

When the head of the household passes away suddenly, a collective of queer misfits reluctantly come together to protect their found family.

A shirtless teen looks ahead. Behind him, we see an old building filled with satillites and electrical wires.

I Promise You Paradise [short film]

Morad Mostafa  |   Egypt, France, Qatar
Drama, Social Commentary

In the aftermath of a violent incident, a 17-year-old must do all he can to protect his family before it’s too late.

A blurred image of two people walking down a beach, and another person with a camera on a tripod.

in water (mul-an-e-seo)

Hong Sangsoo  |   South Korea
Art, Drama

Three friends wander Jeju Island in search of inspiration for a film in this formally bold meditation on the enigmatic nature of the creative process.

A dirty, bloodied man holds a baby close to him, his other hand flung behind him off camera.


Devashish Makhija  |   India
Action, Drama, Social Commentary, Thriller

A cat-and-mouse styled thriller finds Dasru on the run with baby in tow after he is framed for the murder of his wife by insidious political forces.

A clergyman sits on a golden throne, holding an alterboy in his lap. They are surrounded by more members of the clergy.

Kidnapped: The Abduction of Edgardo Mortara (Rapito)

Marco Bellocchio  |   Italy, France, Germany
Hebrew, Italian  
Drama, Historical, Religion

The true story of a six-year-old boy who was stolen from his Jewish parents and raised by the Catholic Church, told in shocking, stately style.

A mysterious man wearing a hat and leather gloves, looks through a monocular at an unseen view in Paris, France.

The Killer

David Fincher  |   United States
Action, Crime, Drama

After a fateful near-miss, an assassin (Michael Fassbender) battles his employers — and himself — on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.

A man stands in the center of a darkened studio set with bright lights shining down on him as an audience watches.

Late Night With the Devil

Colin Cairnes, Cameron Cairnes  |   United States, United Arab Emirates, Australia
Drama, Horror, Religion

A flailing late-night talk show host (Chicago native David Dastmalchian) makes a desperate move for ratings in this retro possession chiller.

The black and white image of a man in glasses leans against his vintage car.


Ivan Sen  |   Australia
Crime, Drama, Noir, Western

A white detective investigates the twenty-year-old cold case of a murdered Indigenous girl in this outback-set noir.

A dark haired woman leans over the shoulder of another woman, her shoulder strap sliding down, as they look out a window.

Living Bad (Viver Mal)

João Canijo  |   Portugal, France
Architecture, Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

The events of companion film Bad Living are seen through the eyes of the hotel’s guests, who are juggling problems of their own.

A young boy, wearing smeared red lipstick, lays back in bed holding back tears. A older woman lay next to him, comforting.

Lost Country

Vladimir Perišić  |   Serbia, France, Luxemburg, Croatia
Coming of Age, Drama, Historical, Political

Serbia, 1996. When an election is stolen, 15-year-old Stefan is forced to confront his mother, a television spokesperson for the corrupt Milosevic regime.

A young boy looks straight ahead with his fists in the air in a boxing position.

Love Taps [short film]

Derrick Woodyard  |   United States

A young boy’s journey of understanding and acceptance amidst his parents’ separation.

A person with a mustache, wearing blush and frills, smiles over their shoulder behind them.


Giorgio Diritti  |   Italy, Switzerland
Italian, Jenisch, Swiss-German  
Drama, Historical, Literary Adaptation, Political

1939. The nomadic Lubo is conscripted into the Swiss army. When his children are taken by the state, he begins a desperate search to reunite his family.

In a bathroom mirror, a dark haired woman takes notes and observes as an older blonde woman applies makeup to her skin.

May December

Todd Haynes  |   United States
Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple (Julianne Moore and Charles Melton) buckles under the pressure when an actress (Natalie Portman) arrives to do research for a film about their past.

A bearded man and a red-haired woman look at each other while sitting in a forest in winter.


Michel Franco  |   Mexico, United States
Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary

Sylvia (Jessica Chastain) is a social worker who leads a simple and structured life: her daughter, her job, her AA meetings. But when Saul (Peter Sarsgaard) follows her home from their high school reunion one night, their surprise encounter will profoundly impact their lives.

Two young children, splattered with mud, look towards the camera with serious expressions.

Monster (Kaibutsu)

Hirokazu Kore-eda  |   Japan
Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Mystery

Young Minato is behaving strangely, and his mother demands answers. Through the eyes of mother, teacher, and child, a complex truth emerges.

An older woman treads water a few yards beyond a boat. Smiling, she wears a swim cap and goggles.


Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin  |   United States
Biopic, Drama, Sports, Women Centered

Three decades after giving up marathon swimming in exchange for a prominent career as a sports journalist, at the age of 60, Diana (four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening) becomes obsessed with completing an epic swim that always eluded her: the 110 mile trek from Cuba to Florida, often referred to as the “Mount Everest” of swims.

A man watches in front of him as a light shines from the projector beside him.

Only the River Flows (He Bian De Cuo Wu)

Wei Shujun  |   China
Drama, Mystery, Noir, Thriller

A body washes up in a river in rural China. A hasty arrest is made, but the mystery lingers in the police chief’s mind. What kind of darkness is truly at play here?

Two young women and a girl lay in the middle of a grassy field laughing and smiling with each other.

Paradise is Burning (Paradiset Brinner)

Mika Gustafson  |   Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Finland
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

The anarchic freedom of three sisters, left alone by an absent mother, is threatened by social services, confronting them with the realities of growing up.

A man in a blue utility uniform smiles, looking up toward the sky, while sitting with a young woman wearing a pink sweater.

Perfect Days

Wim Wenders  |   Japan
English, Japanese  

Living a life of solitary, quiet contentment, a public toilet cleaner’s routine is interrupted when his niece arrives for an unexpected visit.

A man in the passanger seat of a car looks backwards over his shoulder past camera.

Pet Shop Days

Olmo Schnabel  |   United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Mexico
English, Spanish  
Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality

Two young men meet in New York City and enter a whirlwind romance, sending them into a dead-end world of passion, drugs, and depravity.

A pale woman in a yellow dress looks over her shoulder, her black hair cascading down her back. A man stands behind her.

Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos  |   United States, United Kingdom, Ireland
Drama, Sex and Sexuality, Social Commentary, Women Centered

The fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), a young woman brought back to life from the brink of death by the brilliant, daring scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe).

A close up of actor Mads Mikkelsen.

The Promised Land (Bastarden)

Nikolaj Arcel  |   Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Biopic, Drama, Historical, Thriller

A retired soldier (Mads Mikkelsen) embarks on a quest to tame the unforgiving Danish Jutland, where he violently clashes with a local landowner.

Two teenage girls wrestle in the street

A Real One [short film]

McKenzie Chinn  |   United States

Two friends living on the south side of Chicago find their friendship tested when one reveals a tightly-held secret.

A robot curiously observes a dog eating a hotdog at a food stand in bustling Central Park.

Robot Dreams

Pablo Berger  |   Spain, France
Animation, Drama, Music

1980s New York City. Dog builds himself a robot companion, and their adventures begin in a charming and bittersweet celebration of friendship.

A man in a tuxedo is seated at a mirrored table. His face is reflected up at him between the table settings.


Emerald Fennell  |   United Kingdom
Comedy, Drama, LGBTQ, Sex and Sexuality

Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi), who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten.

A dark haired woman and child share a warm smile as the girl rests her hand on the womans.


Noora Niasari  |   Australia
English, Persian  
Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

After Shayda takes refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her young daughter, the arrival of her husband jeopardizes her path to freedom.


Shorts 1: City & State – Revelations

Various  |   United States, Japan
Canronese, English, Khmer, Vietnamese  
Animation, Documentary, Drama, Experimental

The six shorts in this program represent distinct modes of storytelling through film, while reflecting the diversity and creativity of our region.


Shorts 5: Drama – Breaking Points

Various  |   Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, France, Qatar, Switzerland, Turkey
Arabic, English, Persian, Spanish, Turkish  
Crime, Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Social Commentary

These powerful shorts reflect on life’s twists and turns, exploring what we do in moments of profound impact.


Shorts 6: Comedy – Awkward Laughs

Various  |   Canada, Chile, Iran, United States
English, French, Persian, Spanish  
Comedy, Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Science Fiction, Sex and Sexuality

The works in this program muck around the dark corners of human experience, bringing forth the darkly comedic, can’t-help-but-laugh moments that arise in difficult times.


Shorts 7: Black Perspectives – Resonance

Various  |   Tanzania, United States
Comedy, Documentary, Drama, LGBTQ, Sports

Vibrant cultural legacies come to life, hidden histories are unearthed, everyday life is illuminated, and resonant stories unfold in captivating splendor in this collection of shorts.

Three teenage girls, dressed brightly, sit together in front of a metal fence.

Sisterhood (HLM Pussy)

Nora El Hourch  |   France, Morocco
Coming of Age, Drama, Social Commentary

The bond between three teenage girls is tested when a viral video denouncing a sexual assault exposes the divides between them.

A red-headed child and an old man with a beard stare each other down over a chessboard set out on a kitchen table.

Solitude (Tilverur)

Ninna Pálmadóttir  |   Iceland, Slovakia
Coming of Age, Drama, Social Commentary

As gentle and idiosyncratic as its characters, Solitude is a transformative tale of friendship between a latchkey kid and fish-out-of-water farmer.

A drag queen in a long wig and leotard performs in front of an adoring crowd.


Sophie Dupuis  |   Canada
English, French  
Drama, Family Affairs, LGBTQ, Music

A talented drag performer searches for love from a passionate yet domineering new relationship, and from his long-estranged mother.

A very disheveled pregnant woman sits on a rock by a waterfall, looking at the shirtless man lounging next to her.

Sweet Dreams

Ena Sendijarević  |   The Netherlands, Sweden, Indonesia
Dutch, Indonesian  
Drama, Historical, Social Commentary, Women Centered

A Dutch plantation owner’s death sparks a rancorous clash over his estate in this surreal satire of the end of Indonesia’s colonial era.

In a kitchen, four people smile and talk as a man in an apron places meat onto a table holding fresh herbs.

The Taste of Things (La passion de Dodin Bouffant)

Tran Anh Hung  |   France
Culinary, Drama, Historical, Romance

Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel star in this mouthwatering romantic drama, about a gourmand wooing his longtime love with a decadent meal.

A woman with ginger hair, wearing a red sweater, yells while standing in a classroom.

The Teachers’ Lounge (Das Lehrerzimmer)

İlker Çatak  |   Germany
English, German, Polish, Turkish  
Drama, Social Commentary, Women Centered

An idealistic high school teacher who advocates for a student accused of stealing becomes embroiled in conflict when she becomes the target of a theft herself.

A bearded man seated before a desk holds up his fist to show a tattoo on his forearm.

Terrestrial Verses

Ali Asgari, Alireza Khatami  |   Iran
Drama, Political, Religion

Incisive, often darkly comic vignettes offer a glimpse into the world of everyday citizens grappling with the absurdity of life in modern Iran.

A woman with short hair works at a desk, behind her the sky is painted orange from the setting sun.

Through the Night (Quitter la nuit)

Delphine Girard  |   Belgium, Canada, France
Crime, Drama, Social Commentary, Women Centered

Late one night, a woman in danger calls the police. Anna fields the call. A man is arrested. Weeks go by and tensions build. What really happened?

Close-up of a woman sitting in a car.

Together, Alone [short film] (Birlikte, Yalnız)

Kasım Ördek  |   Turkey, France
Crime, Drama

A young couple is brought to a breaking point when their lifestyle of stealing cars goes too far.

A young girl looks off to the side with a sad expression on her face as candles are lit in front of her.


Lila Avilés  |   Mexico, Denmark, France
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs, Women Centered

Over the course of a day preparing a birthday party for her ailing father, young Sol watches her family’s bonds erode as they honor life and loss.

A young woman, standing, coams her sister's hair, who is sitting in a chair.

Video Funeral [short film]

Linh Tran  |   United States
English, Vietnamese  

Two Vietnamese sisters bond over their father’s death and funeral.

A young boy smiles, his back to the bright blue sky, with his arms and legs spread as if tossed in the air.

We Grown Now

Minhal Baig  |   United States
Coming of Age, Drama, Family Affairs

In this heartfelt story set in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green projects in the early 1990s, two boys come of age amid change in their community.

An idilic scene of a forest and a lake. A family lounges on the shore nearby, while some swim.

The Zone of Interest

Jonathan Glazer  |   United Kingdom, Poland, United States
Drama, Historical, Political

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig strive to build a dream life for their family in a house next to the camp.