TURN EVERY PAGE – THE ADVENTURES OF ROBERT CARO AND ROBERT GOTTLIEB

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CREATE | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 112 min, Director: Lizzie Gottlieb Fifty years, five books, four thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight pages…and counting. Lizzie Gottlieb’s gripping documentary focuses on the intersecting life's…

TÁR

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CREATE | US US 2022, Director: Todd Field A transcendent Cate Blanchett brilliantly portrays Lydia Tár, one of the greatest composer-conductors who never lived: a genius, an EGOT, and the first ever female chief conductor of a major German…

SHORTS: ONE AND ONLY

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CREATE Total program 69 min “I’ve been here before. Every feeling, every word. I’ve imagined it all. You never know if you never try…” Tales of artistry, creativity, and empathy cover a lot of ground in these memorable shorts. Owen…

SHE SAID

CREATE | MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 135 min, Director: Maria Schrader A poignant testament to the power of investigative journalism, She Said captures the journey of New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor (Zoe Kazan) and Megan Twohey…

HOME IS SOMEWHERE ELSE

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CREATE | ¡VIVA EL CINE! | DOCS Mexico, US 2022, 87 mins, Directors: Carlos Hagerman, Jorge Villalobos Set against the perennial immigration debate in the United States, this animated documentary goes beyond rhetoric to give voice to those…

HI DE HO SHOW

CREATE | US CINEMA 90 min, Director: John Goddard The Hi De Ho Show is back! In this only-at-MVFF tradition, host and maestro John Goddard curates and comments on music clips from his personal collection. This year it’s all women, all the…

FINDING HER BEAT

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CREATE | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 88 min, Directors: Dawn Mikkelson, Keri Pickett Right before pandemic lockdown 2020, eighteen leading Japanese and North American women taiko drummers realize their shared dream with the groundbreaking…

ERIN’S GUIDE TO KISSING GIRLS

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CREATE | MIND THE GAP | FAMILY Canada 2022, 89 min, Julianna Notten More than anything, Erin’s Guide to Kissing Girls is a tender, insightful, and refreshingly witty ode to Gen Z. This feature debut from queer writer-director Julianna Notten…

THE ART OF EATING: THE LIFE OF M.F.K. FISHER

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CREATE | DOCS US 2022, 85 min, Director: Gregory Bezat “I don’t know how to do anything else,” M.F.K. Fisher once said of her writing, in a feat of understatement. San Francisco director Gregory Bezat’s well-balanced documentary…