The Surrounding Game
Director: John Grant
This program traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America. It ...
Director: Yusry Abd Halim
After a really bad crash, Wheely was demoted from a rookie racer to a downtown cabbie with a mountain of debt and a bruised ego. The cause of the accident is no other than Putt Putt, his philosophical/Feng Shui practitioner fan turned to-best friend. Everything was fine until Wheely fell "head-over-wheels" over Bella, a supermodel from the upper echelons of society. To make things worse...she's got a boyfriend! Luckily for Wheely, Bella finds his street smart, ghetto-like, funny-guy character appealing.... but just before he gets the chance to get to know her better, her stuck-up boyfriend Ben, gets in the way. And that's not all.... Wheely's faced with an even bigger problem when his dream girl gets car-napped by a global syndicate masterminded by an 18-wheeler truck, Kaiser.
Country: China, USA
Director: Miao Wang
Stella and Harry are affluent, cosmopolitan teenagers who are part of the enormous wave of "parachute students" from Mainland China enrolling in U.S. private schools. Shot over three years in China and the U.S., MAINELAND tells a multi-layered coming-of-age tale, following this buoyant, fun-loving girl and introspective boy as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar small-town rural Maine. They come seeking a Western-style education, escape from the dreaded Chinese college entrance exam, and the promise of a Hollywood-style U.S. high school experience. But as their fuzzy visions of the American dream slowly gain more clarity, their relationship to home takes on a surprising new aspect.
Genre: Adventure, Animation
Director: Victor Azeev
After becoming best friends, a beaver and a cat embark on a dangerous mission to rescue their friends who were abducted by aliens.
With a box of family photos in hand, Patty and Allison head to Gran's (Rose's) lake house for the annual girls weekend. Three generations. Three women. As the lid comes off the box secrets long buried are revealed. Can mother, daughter and grandmother accept the women each is and not the image they have created.
Director: Karzan Kader
The dramatic collision of Amy Biehl, an American Fulbright scholar who was trying to make a difference in South Africa, a group of young black protesters desperately trying to end decades of systematic racism, a country near civil war struggling with its national destiny, and Amy's American parents thrown into the middle of a tumultuous worldwide uproar. It's an extraordinary journey of race, tragedy, forgiveness and true redemption.
Director: Michael Doneger
A struggling minor league baseball player retires and woefully returns to his small hometown, carefully dodging old wounds until confronted with the one that hurts the most - the girl that got away.
Country: Sweden, USA
Genre: Drama, History, Documentary
Director: Kasper Collin
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.
Country: China, Germany, India, USA
Genre: Drama, History, Documentary
Director: Shalini Kantayya
An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur race to lead the clean energy future. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century?