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THE WONDER

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WORLD US, UK, Ireland 2022, 102 min, Director: Sebastián Lelio Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman, MVFF40) directs this gripping adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s (Room, MVFF38) revisionist historical novel set in her native Ireland. It’s…

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…

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…

THE SWIMMERS

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MIND THE GAP | WORLD US, UK, 2022 | Director: Sally El Hosaini Yusra Mardini cherished one goal: To swim for Syria’s Olympic team. But that aspiration seemed dashed when her homeland’s civil war made her a refugee. Sally El Hosaini’s…

SOPHIA

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TRAILBLAZERS | MIND THE GAP | DOC US 2022, 89 min, Director: Crystal Moselle, Jon Kasbe An exploration of brilliance and frailty in the pursuit of artistic perfection, Crystal Moselle and Jon Kasbe’s documentary follows ingenious but unsettled…

SHORTS: ANIMATION FOR ALL

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Total program 70 min Puppies, babies, and bears, oh my! We’ve once again scoured the globe for the best collection of animated short films for audiences of every age to enjoy. Funny characters and curious kids mingle with gentle lessons about…

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…

PATH OF THE PANTHER

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GROW | ACTIVE CINEMA | DOCS US 2022, 88 min, Director: Eric Bendick In the southern Everglades, a wildlife photographer, veterinarians, ranchers, conservationists, and indigenous people join forces to track and protect the endangered Florida…

OUR BROTHERS (NOS FRANGINS)

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SPIRIT | WORLD France, Algeria 2022, 92 min, Director: Rachid Bouchareb Police brutality receives considerable media attention during our current Black Lives Matter moment, but French director Rachid Bouchareb’s (Days of Glory, MVFF29) drama…