2017 Films by Category

Please click FILM TITLE to see full listings that include description, dates, times, and venues. Scroll down to browse all festival films in various categories.


The first four categories are OFFICIAL SELECTIONS in the George Sidney Independent Film Competition. For details and list of judges, click here!

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES:

The Age of Consequences
The Big Flip
Big Sonia
Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine
The Buddy System – World Premiere
Down the Fence – World Premiere
Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table (Opening Night Film)
Equal Means Equal
Finding Oscar
The Freedom to Marry
Happy
Hearing Is Believing – Movie And Concert
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs
The Journey Home
The Lost City of Cecil B. Demille
The End of the Road
Magicians: Life in the Impossible
Nadia Comaneci: The Gymnast and the Dictator
Rebels on Pointe
Refugees: Enemies or Victims?
Riverblue: Can Fashion Save the Planet?
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World
Signs of Humanity
Take My Nose…Please!
Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross
The Vervet Forest


NARRATIVE FEATURES:

Brave New Jersey
Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse
Fereshteh, Daughter of Ahmad
Fixed
Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Heavens Floor
Khoj (The Lost)
My Mother’s Wound
Pushing Dead
Ruta Madre (Going South)
Tatara Samurai
Two for One


DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS:

1-800-Give-Us-Your-Kidney
A Shepherd
Chandler’s Ark
Diamond to the Rough
Free to Laugh
Kickass Katie Lee
Montage: Great Film Composers andthe Piano
The New Environmentalists: From Peru to Tanzania
Old Men Singing
Refuge
Return to Zanskar
Unslut: A Documentary Film
Washed Away


NARRATIVE SHORT FILMS:

The Apology
A Children’s Song
The Chop
Cup of Tea
Dear Anima
The Dishwasher
Game
Girl Meets Roach
Hi-Glow Retro
In the Beginning Was Water and Sky
Operation Commando
The Perfect Day
Promise
The Ravens
Riceballs
Rocket
Set Adrift
Sid and Marge Have a Problem
Sing for Your Supper
Solitude
Speechless
Swim
Vici
Vicious
The Whole World


SPECIAL PRESENTATION FILMS:

Beyond the Sidewalk
Bright Lights
California Dreaming
CRAFT: A California Beer Documentary
Equal Means Equal
Great Highway
Joani: Queen of the Paradiddle
Marinoni: Fire in the Frame
My Life as a Zucchini
No Country for Old Men
Resurface
Score: A Film Music Documentary
Signature Move
Thrashin’
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
W
The Wine Life

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