Single dad (and aging hipster) Frank prepares to send his hardworking daughter Sam to college. Hoping to stay connected through their shared love of music, he urges her to turn their weekly “jam sesh” into an actual band. They soon find that their collaboration’s unexpected success complicates each’s plans for their future. Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons provide genuine warmth and chemistry as father and… “Hearts Beat Loud”
Eighth-grader Kayla always has her phone in hand, hoping to find connections online that might make up for those she’s unable to forge in everyday life. In the final week of a thus-far-disastrous school year, Kayla struggles to bridge the gap between how she perceives herself and who she believes she should be. Writer-director Boston-native comedian Bo Burnham, making his feature film debut, delivers a… “Eighth Grade”
Cameron Post looks the part of a perfect high school girl. After she’s caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night, Cameron is shipped off to a conversion therapy center that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction.” Balancing out inherent drama with understated humor, writer/director Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behavior) and co-writer Cecilia Frugiuele sensitively adapt Emily Danforth’s acclaimed eponymous… “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”
Emil and Adam are close friends, and after a night at the movies, Emil is going to sleep over at Adam’s. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Winner of the inaugural festival favorite award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, selected by audience votes from the 123 feature films screened, SCIENCE FAIR follows students from around the world in the annual International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a highly competitive showcase of the world’s top young scientific minds. Though all are participating for the love of science, we also learn that there… “Science Fair”