Harmonium – Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival (July 21 – 27)

In acclaimed director Koji Fukada’s Cannes winner, an unassuming family man hires an enigmatic acquaintance from his past resulting in unexpected consequences for him and his loved ones.   Married couple ...

Argentinian Drama “Hermia & Helena” (July 21 – July 27)

In Matías Piñeiro’s latest “Shakespeareads” – modern day stories inspired by the playwright’s heroines, a young translator moves to NYC from Buenos Aires to work on a translation of Shakespeare’s A ...

500 Years (September 8 – September 14)

From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, 500 Years tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the ...

Poesía Sin Fin (August 18 – August 24)

Through renowned father of the midnight movies Alejandro Jodorowsky’s (EL TOPO) intensely personal lens, ENDLESS POETRY tells the story of his years spent as an aspiring poet in Chile in the 1940’s. ...

DG on the Blvd: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (July 20th)

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which they were built, while tracing the personal ...

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan Documentary (July 14th – July 20th)

This beautiful documentary captures the exquisite grace and beauty of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she nears the end of her tenure at the New York City Ballet.   RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN offers an ...

STOP MAKING SENSE: An Arthouse Celebration of Jonathan Demme (July 19)

On July 19th, art-house theaters across the nation are joining forces to celebrate the career of Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Rachel Getting Married, Philadelphia) by screening the seminal documentary ...

2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour (July 14 – July 20)

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad ...

La Vida Inmoral de la Pareja Ideal

In director Manolo Caro’s latest, two high school sweethearts find each other 25 years after their passionate high school romance. The two of them find themselves yearning for one another, threatening the ...

SDLFF Presents – Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (July 7th – July 13th)

Members of Buena Vista Social Club discuss their musical careers and the extraordinary circumstances that brought them together   The musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club exposed the world to Cuba’s ...