The Films of Sundance 2013

Here's the nearly complete list of feature films at Sundance showing from 1/17-27 in 2013. We've kept the list alphabetized and in their respective categories. Any title that intrigues you can be added to your Watchlist.
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1.
A.C.O.D. (2013)
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A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family. (88 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
2.
Before Midnight (2013)
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We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. (109 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
3.
Big Sur (2013)
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A recounting of Jack Kerouac's (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur, owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. (81 mins.)
Director: Michael Polish
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
4.
Breathe In (2013)
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When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever. (98 mins.)
Director: Drake Doremus
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
5.
Don Jon (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love. (90 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
6.
The East (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. (116 mins.)
Director: Zal Batmanglij
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
7.
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. (108 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
8.
Jobs (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. (128 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
9.
The Look of Love (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life of Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain's richest man. (101 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
10.
Lovelace (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. (93 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
11.
Charlie Countryman (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex. (103 mins.)
Director: Fredrik Bond
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
12.
Prince Avalanche (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind. (94 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
13.
Stoker (2013)
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After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (99 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
14.
Sweetwater (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory. (95 mins.)
Director: Logan Miller
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
15.
Top of the Lake (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets. (350 mins.)
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
16.
Adore (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons. (112 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
17.
Very Good Girls (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time. (91 mins.)
Director: Naomi Foner
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
18.
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“ Category: Premiere ” - keithsim
 
19.
Afternoon Delight (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions... (98 mins.)
Director: Jill Soloway
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
20.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met. (96 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
21.
Austenland (2013)
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Obsessed with Pride and Prejudice, a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman. (97 mins.)
Director: Jerusha Hess
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
22.
C.O.G. (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path. (88 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
23.
Concussion (2013)
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After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor. (96 mins.)
Director: Stacie Passon
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
24.
The Truth About Emanuel (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. (91 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
25.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. (85 mins.)
Director: Ryan Coogler
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
26.
In a World... (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé. (93 mins.)
Director: Lake Bell
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
27.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. (104 mins.)
Director: John Krokidas
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
28.
The Lifeguard (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager. (98 mins.)
Director: Liz W. Garcia
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
29.
May in the Summer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance... (99 mins.)
Director: Cherien Dabis
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
30.
Mother of George (2013)
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Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dosunmu
 
31.
Touchy Feely (2013)
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A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch. (88 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
32.
The Spectacular Now (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl." (95 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
33.
Upstream Color (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
“ Category: U.S. Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
34.
Circles (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act. 12 years later, each of them will have to confront the past... (112 mins.)
Director: Srdan Golubovic
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
35.
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert. (98 mins.)
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
36.
Houston (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart. (107 mins.)
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
37.
Il Futuro (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future. (94 mins.)
Director: Alicia Scherson
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
38.
Jiseul (2012)
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In 1950's, a populace of a South Korean island rebels against police brutality. The protesters are labeled as communists and the army is dispatched. One small village will be hit especially hard that day. Based on historical events. (108 mins.)
Director: Meul O
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
39.
Lasting (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An idyllic summer job holiday in Spain suddenly turns traumatic for a couple of young Polish students in love. (95 mins.)
Director: Jacek Borcuch
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
40.
Metro Manila (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines... (115 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
41.
Shopping (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In a small town in New Zealand, brothers Willie and Solomon deal with the ordinary desires of youth, a volatile father and racial tensions before one, as a means of escape, is seduced to the criminal world by an engaging thief. (98 mins.)
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
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“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
43.
Un giorno devi andare (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Painful family events lead Augusta to leave Italy. On a small boat, immersed in the Amazon Forest grandness, she begins a travel between Indios villages. From the favela to the isolation in the Forest, Augusta will go in search of herself. (109 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Diritti
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
44.
Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship... (85 mins.)
Director: Barmak Akram
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
45.
What They Don't Talk About When They Talk About Love (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
At a high school for the visually impaired in Jakarta, Indonesia, the students are like any other teenagers: they attend classes... (104 mins.)
Director: Mouly Surya
“ Category: World Dramatic ” - keithsim
 
46.
Ass Backwards (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Nelson
“ Category: Midnight ” - keithsim
 
47.
Hell Baby (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby. (98 mins.)
 
48.
In Fear (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Driving to a music festival in Ireland, a new couple become lost and are then set upon by a tormentor with an unknown motive. (85 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Lovering
“ Category: Midnight ” - keithsim
 
49.
Kink (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A documentary on fetish website Kink.com. (80 mins.)
Director: Christina Voros
“ Category: Midnight ” - keithsim
 
50.
Virtually Heroes (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two self-aware characters in a "Call of Duty" style video game struggle with their screwy, frustrating existence.
“ Category: Midnight ” - keithsim
 
51.
We Are What We Are (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
“ Category: Midnight ” - keithsim
 
52.
Anita (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world. (95 mins.)
Director: Freida Lee Mock
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
53.
The Crash Reel (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Fifteen years of verite footage show the epic rivalry between half-pipe legends Shaun White and Kevin Pearce... (108 mins.)
Director: Lucy Walker
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
54.
History of the Eagles (2013 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles. (187 mins.)
Director: Alison Ellwood
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
55.
Muscle Shoals (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman". (111 mins.)
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
56.
Pandora's Promise (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A feature-length documentary about the history and future of nuclear power. The film explores how and... (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Stone
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
57.
Running from Crazy (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
'Running from Crazy' is a documentary examining the personal journey of model and actress Mariel Hemingway... (100 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
58.
Sound City (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California. (107 mins.)
Director: David Grohl
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
59.
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. (130 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
60.
When I Walk (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 2006, 25-year-old Jason DaSilva was on vacation at the beach with family when, suddenly, he fell down... (84 mins.)
Director: Jason DaSilva
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
61.
Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Documentary about deceased photojournalist Tim Hetherington directed by Sebastian Junger. Together with... (78 mins.)
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
62.
The World According to Dick Cheney (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: R.J. Cutler
“ Category: Doc Premieres ” - keithsim
 
63.
99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A compelling portrait of the Occupy Wall Street movement. From personal stories to analysis of the big picture issues... (97 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
64.
After Tiller (2013 Documentary)
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After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors... (85 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
65.
American Promise (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons. (135 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
66.
Blackfish (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
67.
Blood Brother (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Documentarian visits best friend in India to see the mutual unconditional love that keeps his buddy bonded to a village hostel housing AIDS-afflicted children. (92 mins.)
Director: Steve Hoover
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
68.
Citizen Koch (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A documentary that follows the money behind the rise of the Tea Party. (90 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
69.
Cutie and the Boxer (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own. (82 mins.)
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
70.
Dirty Wars (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars. (87 mins.)
Director: Rick Rowley
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
71.
Gideon's Army (2013 Documentary)
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Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up. (96 mins.)
Director: Dawn Porter
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
72.
God Loves Uganda (2013 Documentary)
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An account of the American Evangelicals' attempts to indoctrinate their Christian Right beliefs in Uganda. (83 mins.)
 
73.
Inequality for All (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacob Kornbluth
 
74.
Life According to Sam (2013 Documentary)
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A moving look at a couple's inspiring efforts to save their only son Sam from the rare and fatal premature-aging disease of progeria. (94 mins.)
Stars: Sam Berns
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
75.
Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Filled with testimony and recollections from actual C.I.A. agents, this in-depth account reveals the remarkable true story of the pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden. (102 mins.)
Director: Greg Barker
Stars: Nada Bakos
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
76.
Narco Cultura (2013 Documentary)
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To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success... (103 mins.)
Director: Shaul Schwarz
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
77.
Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013 Documentary)
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Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now. (91 mins.)
Director: Morgan Neville
“ Category: U.S. Documentary ” - keithsim
 
78.
Valentine Road (2013 Documentary)
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On February 12, 2008, in Oxnard, California, eighth-grade student Brandon McInerney shot his classmate... (89 mins.)
 
79.
Fallen City (2011 Documentary)
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Fallen City follows the survivors of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to embark on a journey in search of hope... (90 mins.)
Director: Qi Zhao
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
80.
Fire in the Blood (2013 Documentary)
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An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western... (87 mins.)
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
81.
Google and the World Brain (2013 Documentary)
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The most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet: Google's master plan to scan every book in the world and the people trying to stop them. Google say they are building a library for mankind, but they also have other intentions. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewis
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
82.
The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A filmmaker puts out a casting call for young adults, aged 15- to 23. The director wants to make a film about growing up in her home country... (97 mins.)
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
83.
The Moo Man (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Modern British dairy farms must get bigger and bigger or go under but Farmer Stephen Hook decides to buck the trend... (98 mins.)
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
84.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013 Documentary)
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Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral... (88 mins.)
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
85.
A River Changes Course (2013 Documentary)
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"We've worked so hard on this land," says Sav Samourn. "And now they've come to destroy it all. Sooner... (83 mins.)
Director: Kalyanee Mam
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
86.
Salma (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Internationally-acclaimed, multiple award winning filmmaker Kim Longinotto (ROUGH AUNTIES, World Cinema Jury Prize in Documentary... (91 mins.)
Director: Kim Longinotto
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
87.
The Square (2013 Documentary)
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A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience. (108 mins.)
Director: Jehane Noujaim
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
88.
The Stuart Hall Project (2013 Documentary)
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Stuart Hall is one of the most influential and esteemed cultural theorists of a generation. A thinker and commentator... (103 mins.)
Director: John Akomfrah
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
89.
The Summit (2012 Documentary)
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The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2. (95 mins.)
Director: Nick Ryan
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
90.
Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013 Documentary)
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An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people left behind and the meaning of a mysterious tattoo. (85 mins.)
Director: Marc Silver
“ Category: World Cinema Documentary ” - keithsim
 
91.
Fill the Void (2012)
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A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower. (90 mins.)
Director: Rama Burshtein
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
92.
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
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A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations. (320 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
93.
The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
94.
Mud (2012)
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Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (130 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
95.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
96.
Sightseers (2012)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
97.
Stories We Tell (2012 Documentary)
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A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers. (108 mins.)
Director: Sarah Polley
“ Category: Spotlight ” - keithsim
 
98.
Blue Caprice (2013)
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An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. (93 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Moors
“ Category: NEXT ” - keithsim
 
99.
Computer Chess (2013)
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A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament. (92 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bujalski
“ Category: NEXT ” - keithsim
 
100.
Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
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In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday. (90 mins.)
Director: Randy Moore
“ Category: NEXT ” - keithsim