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3. East Side Sushi (2014)
PG | 106 min | Drama
Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years, she decides to take a job at a local Japanese restaurant. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,122 | Gross: $3.50M
4. Eternity: The Movie (2014)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
Todd Lucas is a naive songwriter from the Midwest. BJ Fairchild is a brash saxophonist from The Valley. Alone, they are pathetic losers. Together, they form the most mediocre R&B duo of the 1980s - Eternity.
5. The Rugby Player (2013)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary
THE RUGBY PLAYER is an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary that tells the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, ... See full summary »
6. Fruitvale Station (2013)
R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 65,371 | Gross: $16.10M
85 min | Comedy, Drama
A feel-good film about suicide! After many failed attempts at suicide, twenty-something Tom comes to the conclusion that he needs to think outside the box. He plans out the spectacular ... See full summary »
8. The David Dance (2014)
108 min | Drama
David, the host of a local gay radio show in Buffalo, New York, struggles with self-doubt when his single sister asks him to be the father figure for her soon to be adopted Brazilian child.... See full summary »
9. Ida (2013)
PG-13 | 82 min | Drama
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Votes: 42,957 | Gross: $3.83M
10. Grand Piano (2013)
R | 90 min | Horror, Music, Mystery
A pianist with stage fright endures a performance under the eyes of a mysterious sniper, who will shoot and kill him if a wrong note is played.
Votes: 15,592 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Baramgwa hamjje sarajida (2012)
Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Comedy, History
In late 18th century ice is a commodity more valuable than gold. When corrupt officials conspire to form a monopoly and fix its price, a gang of 11 professionals is formed to steal all the royal ice blocks in five storage for a night
12. Hunting Elephants (2013)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In Jerusalem, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost uncle and soon they decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank.
13. The Grand Seduction (2013)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy
To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.
Votes: 13,771 | Gross: $3.41M
15. SlingShot (2014)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, News
SlingShot focuses on noted Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world's water crisis. An eccentric genius with a provocative world view, Kamen is an inspiration for future ... See full summary »
16. Under the Same Sun (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, History, War
The film is set in the near future, and it looks back on how peace was made in 2013 between Israel and Palestine. It is the story of two businessmen - one Palestinian and one Israeli - who ... See full summary »
17. Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Horror
Two sisters travel to a cheesy tourist trap where they battle toxic monsters dressed in bigfoot costumes in order to save the ones they love.
18. Daddy ABC (2013)
6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy | Completed
Two loving couple are blessed with a newborn baby. Their new blessing changes everything, and the mother is taking the major load of baby duty. Until one day she gets to a point where she ... See full summary »
21. Love in the Time of Advertising (2014)
9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Love in the Time of Advertising is an animated short film about a young man living inside of a billboard, charged with updating the advertisements. When a tear in the sign reveals a ... See full summary »
23. Mr Hublot (2013)
11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Mr Hublot is a withdrawn, idiosyncratic character with OCD, scared of change and the outside world. Robot Pet's arrival turns his life upside down: he has to share his home with this very invasive companion.
24. The Numberlys (2013)
12 min | Animation, Short, Family
The Numberlys is an epic homage to Fritz Lang's Metropolis, but for kids. Friends 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 live in a world where there is no alphabet - only numbers. One day, they decide they want ... See full summary »
26. The Rise and Fall of Globosome (2014)
6 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
In the vastness of space, there's a a small speck of rock inhabited by the most peculiar lifeforms: Dark little dots that start to replicate fast and begin to show signs of intelligence.
27. Salmon Deadly Sins (2014)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Five thousand salmon colored index cards, the seven deadly sins, bizarre anagrams and a host of serendipitous occurrences have mingled in the artist's imagination and emerged on paper as ... See full summary »
Director: Steven Vander Meer
29. StrAngel: The Angel of the Odd (2013)
20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
EDGAR a true bachelor, who devoted himself to the compulsive logic of reason and the categorical imperative, not only denies the existence of coincidences and stroke of fate, he also ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
His name is Desmondo Ray. He enjoys peeing in the rain, altering offensive graffiti, and listening to sad music while having happy thoughts. This is his dating tape.
32. Biograf (2013)
30 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | Completed
Sergey Krugov works at the Research Center for Personality Reconstruction. His job is to modify people's fates by changing their past. But can he make them truly happy? And can he find his own happiness?
9 min | Short, Drama
A man travels back in time to tell himself his life will get better if he cheats on his girlfriend.
36. Gödel Incomplete (2013)
13 min | Short, Drama, Romance
A time-travel romance between one of the great minds of the 20th Century, Kurt Godel, and a lonely particle physicist, Serita Cedric, a research student working at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.
4 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
A young man moves back in with his parents after college, only to discover that the monster - which tormented him as a child - is still in his bedroom.
40. Sorry About Tomorrow (2013)
Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Romance, Sci-Fi
Baldwin's life is spinning out of control. Luckily, he's been working on a time machine with some friends and decides to take a chance to see if he can fix it.
42. A Is for Alex (2014)
74 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An inventor accidentally lands his mother in jail for child pornography with a teenage sex tape he kept. In this raunchy, comedic blend of personal nonfiction and sci-fi, panicked dad to be... See full summary »
43. The Purple Onion (2015)
75 min | Comedy, Drama
Inspired by the standup acts of real life Chinese American comedian Edwin Li, a young man in San Francisco spirals downward into disappointment until he finds solace in a brief sexual ... See full summary »
44. Sex(Ed) the Movie (2014)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History
Remember how you learned about sex? Sex(ed): The Movie captures the humor, shock and vulnerability people face when learning about sex, through the lens of the often hilarious, only ... See full summary »
Director: Brenda Goodman
45. Razredni sovraznik (2013)
112 min | Drama
Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that... See full summary »
46. The Desert Fish (2013)
Unrated | 84 min | Drama
A poetic, visual treat about a young boy in search of his mother who was lost at sea more than eight years ago, the story inspires courage, hope and determination.
50. La carnada (2014)
17 min | Short, Drama
The film follows a 13 year old boy (Manny) from Tijuana as he embarks on his first drug smuggle across the 'Devil's Highway', a notoriously fatal stretch of desert on the Arizona/Mexico border.
51. Door God (2014)
24 min | Short, Drama, Family