THE GOOD NURSE

CLOSING NIGHT US CINEMA US 2022, 121 min, director: Tobias Lindholm Based on a true story, Tobias Lindholm’s multi-faceted feature is a dazzling shapeshifter that successfully operates on a variety of levels: as a psychological thriller,…

WOMEN TALKING

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SPOTLIGHT | MIND THE GAP ENSEMBLE AWARD MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 104 min, Director: Sarah Polley Powerful, committed performances by an extraordinary ensemble—including Frances McDormand, Judith Ivey, Rooney Mara, Claire Foy,…

WHITE NOISE

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SPOTLIGHT ON NOAH BAUMBACH SCREENING + PRESENTATION OF THE MVFF AWARD FOR SCREENWRITING GROW | US CINEMA US 2022, 136 min, Director: Noah Baumbach Writer-director-producer Noah Baumbach dazzles in his first film since his acclaimed Marriage…

TRIPLE TROUBLE

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US CINEMA US 2022, 84 min, Homer Flynn and The Residents The Residents have existed over half a century now as one of the singular cultural enigmas of our times: An unclassifiable arts collective-slash-rock band who’ve racked approximately…

TILL

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CENTERPIECEMIND THE GAP AWARD • CREATIVITY & TRUTH   MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 130 min, Director: Chinonye Chukwu Visually striking and moving, Till centers the story of Emmett Till through the experience of his mother, Mamie…

THE WHALE

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TRIBUTE TO BRENDAN FRASER SPIRIT | US CINEMA US 2022, 117 min, Director: Darren Aronofsky Hinging on a career-defining performance from Brendan Fraser, The Whale is an emotionally resonant tour de force, by turns funny and devastating. Fraser…

THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY

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SPIRIT | MIND THE GAP | US CINEMA US 2022, 85 min, Morrisa Maltz October 10 - CAFILM FREE MEMBER SCREENING Morrisa Maltz’s staggering second feature is a thousand things at once. It’s an ode to the mysteries of the American Midwest, a joyous…

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…

SUNNYLAND

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¡VIVA EL CINE! | US CINEMA US 2022, 77 min, Director: Xavi Medina It’s no easy feat to capture the enigmatic, dreamlike magic of childhood in movie form, but Xavi Medina does just that with his feature debut. The filmmaker wrote, directed,…

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…