2011 Official Sidewalk Selectionsby SidewalkFilmFestival | created - 26 Oct 2018 | updated - 26 Oct 2018 | Public
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1. Armadillo (2010)
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, War
Danish soldiers are sent to Afghanistan in 2009 for 6 months, to help stabilize the country against the Taliban. They're stationed on Armadillo military base in Helman province. Unlike other war movies, this is the real deal - no actors.
Director: Janus Metz
Votes: 10,117 | Gross: $0.01M
4. Knockdown (2011)
R | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A former American boxer now exiled in Bangkok, is forced to confront his violent past after meeting a mysterious fight fan from his hometown.
Previously titled "The Bad Penny"
5. A Bag of Hammers (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Ben and Alan, two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, find direction for their lives by taking in an abandoned child and creating the family they've always needed.
6. Beatboxing: The Fifth Element of Hip Hop (2011)
55 min | Documentary
It was in the late 70s that a youth culture evolved in the poorer parts of New York which combined several disciplines under the name of Hip Hop. Apart from the four classic elements of ... See full synopsis »
Director: Klaus Schneyder
7. The Catechism Cataclysm (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy
Father William Smoortser drops his bible into a toilet at a rest stop just before embarking on a day-long canoe trip, breaking loose all glorious hell.
Votes: 723 | Gross: $0.00M
8. David (II) (2011)
80 min | Drama, Family
'David' tells the story of Daud, an eleven year old religious Muslim boy growing up in Brooklyn. Concealing his Muslim identity, Daud inadvertently befriends a group of Jewish boys who ... See full summary »
10. Dragonslayer (2011)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary
Josh 'Skreech' Sandoval, a local skate legend and new father in Fullerton, California, has to come to terms with the fact that it's time to grow up and be responsible for his son and family.
11. Eleanor's Secret (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Natanaël, seven, still doesn't know how to read. His eccentric old aunt bequeaths her house to his parents and her book collection to the young boy. Nat discovers that the books serve as a ... See full summary »
13. The Goonies (1985)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.
Votes: 275,251 | Gross: $61.50M
14. The Greater Good (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Drama
The film looks behind the fear, hype and politics that polarize people into emotionally charged pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine camps with no room for middle ground. Verite stories of ... See full summary »
15. Green (2011)
Unrated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller
A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
16. Guilty Pleasures (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Demure Japanese housewife Hiroko yearns to be swept off her feet by a dashing David Beckham look-alike. When she takes up ballroom dancing lessons with dishy Mr. Iijima, will fantasy become... See full summary »
17. Helldriver (2010)
Not Rated | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Still reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.
PG | 92 min | Documentary
Holy Rollers follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America-made up entirely of churchgoing Christians. While they succeed in taking millions from ... See full summary »
19. Homecoming (I) (2011)
Homecoming is the story of Estelle Szymanski, an Army medic in search of fun while on leave in her hometown of Celebration, Florida. With her directionless yet noble friends tagging along, ... See full summary »
Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'
Votes: 3,234 | Gross: $0.06M
21. The Innkeepers (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.
Votes: 35,763 | Gross: $0.08M
22. Kidnapped (2010)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
Three hooded Eastern-European criminals burst into a home in a Madrid gated community, holding the family hostage in its own home, and forcing the father to empty his credit cards.
23. Knocking Girls Down (2011)
50 min | Documentary
They talk about mutual support, self determination and the satisfaction of a good smack well-delivered. Roller Derby has been reborn as a women's amateur sport in 200 cities. The ... See full summary »
24. Leaving Selma (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
After passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, white America and President Johnson moved on to other issues. But in many places, the new law was simply ignored. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... See full summary »
26. Man in the Glass: The Dale Brown Story (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
A documentary that tells the story of Dale Brown, the legendary LSU basketball coach (1972-1997). The film boasts an all-star cast including Matthew McConaughey, Shaquille O'Neal, John ... See full summary »
28. Mia and the Migoo (2008)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Family
One night Mia has a premonition. So after saying a few words of parting at her mother's grave, she sets out on a journey across mountains and jungles to search for her father, who is trapped in a landslide at a remote construction site.
Votes: 391 | Gross: $0.02M
30. Page One (2011)
R | 92 min | Documentary
Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity.
Votes: 3,398 | Gross: $1.07M
32. Project Nim (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary
Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the 1970s.
Votes: 8,475 | Gross: $0.41M
33. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 892 | Gross: $0.04M
34. Puppet (2010)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Drama
A broad look at the fraught history of American puppetry (its marginalization as children's theater and its sudden explosion as high art) with an intimate thread following Dan Hurlin, a ... See full summary »
35. The Reconstruction of Asa Carter (2010)
58 min | Documentary
Published in 1976, the critically acclaimed novel, The Education of Little Tree was quickly embraced by critics as a seminal work of Native American literature. A memoir about life as an ... See full summary »
37. Sahkanaga (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Mystery
A teenager in rural Georgia stumbles upon a gruesome discovery in the woods, and the fabric of his life unravels as he suffers the secret.
38. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 71,447 | Gross: $1.61M
39. Septien (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A reclusive sports hustler returns home to his family farm after years of absence to reunite with his two eccentric, unhinged and emotionally damaged brothers.
42. SoLa: Louisiana Water Stories (2010)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Everywhere you look in Southern Louisiana there's water - rivers, bayous, swamps, the Mississippi River, the Gulf of Mexico. And everyone in Cajun Country has a water story, or two or three... See full summary »
43. Sound It Out (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Music
SOUND IT OUT is a documentary portrait of the very last surviving vinyl record shop in Teesside, in the North East of England. Starring Tom, Kelly, David, Daniel, 70,000 records and the ... See full summary »
Director: Jeanie Finlay
45. The Tents (2012)
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History