After carefree teenager Annie’s life is shattered by an online sexual predator, her parents (Clive Owen, Catherine Keener) struggle to help her pick up the pieces. As anger and disbelief drive her father’s desire for revenge, Annie is left to contend with her feelings of guilt and shame. Commanding performances by an ensemble cast drive this fiercely honest look at the devastating aftermath of rape
Release Years Archives: 2010
Growing up under a strict father and the even stricter tutelage of his fundamentalist Muslim teachers, Tariq enters college questioning his faith, values, and identity. When the sudden cataclysm of 9/11 inflames antiMuslim fervor on campus, Tariq is forced to make a stand one way or the other.
Sensitive 12-year-old Alf is the low man on his class’s totem pole, and he’s sick of it. Forming a secret alliance with another student who has also grown weary of being bullied, he hatches a plan to throw a wrench into the well-oiled gears of the school social order.
Four teams of supremely talented Chicago high school students harness the ecstatic power of words as they prepare to compete in the world’s largest youth poetry slam right here in Chicago.
Circo follows the Ponce family’s hardscrabble circus as it struggles to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict.