Documentary: Unprecedented access into Baghdad’s police force reveals the extraordinary life of Major Aziz Nasser, trouble-shooter for Baghdad’s Chief of Police. Decades of bloodshed have left the region’s infrastructure in ruins, and the Baghdad police force struggles to hold the city together. In the midst of it all is Major Aziz Nasser, an idealist who’s trying to restore their battered reputation amidst the violent turmoil of social collapse.
Horror: A series of bizarre murders, at each crime scene, police find a sketch showing the location of the next gruesome murder. Winner of Best Horror Film at Oxford International Shorts Film Fest, Best Thriller at Women in Horror Film Fest, Best Short at Genre Blast Film Festival, and Best Director at Anatomy Crime&Horror International Film Fest.
Documentary: It is a film about the Swedish cult rap star, will have its world premiere at the festival. Written and directed by Henrik Burman, the film tracks Lean's rise to fame while "blurring the line between reality and his own vivid imagination.
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi: In 2420, after aliens and powerful space wizards have enslaved human villages, a group of resistance fighters organize a counterattack against their alien overlords and launch an armada of spacecraft in a battle for supremacy in space.
Drama: Teenage twins Marcie and Mikey are inseparable, though she's unaware that Mikey's been sneaking out to meet girls. On the day of Marcie's important race Mikey is hit by a car, and killed. The next morning Marcie wakes to find the house in mourning, and the family begins ‘Nine Night’, a Caribbean ceremony to help the dead and the living to cut ties. Marcie's dismissive, maintaining her brother is still alive, reminding them when Mikey cut his leg, she ‘felt pain in the same leg!’ As Mikey's secret life emerges, Marcie, consumed with jealously, searches for him, seeking answers. She starts to hear his whisper when half asleep, feels his presence close by. Then one night she sees him in the flesh. Very much alive! Though confused as to where he’s been, Michael resolves to return home. But as the Nine Nights count down, Marcie grows fed up of waiting and unearths a shocking secret linked to her family. Now Marcie must decide whether she's willing pay the ultimate price to be with her brother, so triggering a tug of war, which pits brother against sister, and threatens to tear the Haines family apart.
Horror: When a misstep after a workplace shooting puts alcoholic Marcy on leave, she heads out to see her sister in California. Halfway there, she stops for a couple of days at the Bright Hill Road Boarding House. The walls close in on the deeply troubled Marcy, as she loses touch with reality and comes face to face with the misdeeds of her sordid past.
Comedy, Drama, Family: After rescuing a white lion cub from a pair of clueless smugglers, shy young teenager Lena embarks on a quest to protect her new feline friend from harm. But when the smugglers set out to recover their stolen cub, what seems like a simple plan quickly spins out of control
Family, Kids: When her grandmother leaves her the family ranch, a young woman is inspired to enter the world of competitive horse sports. Old flames, self-doubt, and other obstacles stand in her way of success but with the support of her fiancée, family, and neighbors, she learns to grab life by the reins to make her dreams come true.
Horror: A young couple on a road trip takes a detour to the site where a notorious murderer, Ed "Hacksaw" Crowe, became an urban legend on the day he was killed many years before, but they quickly find the legend may not be quite as dead as they were counting on.
Documentary: UFO sightings have been a regular world-wide phenomenon for decades now since post WW2. Experts in the field of researching UFOs have noticed a connection with UFO sightings around volcanic hot spots across Latin America. Join Stephen Bassett and Jaime Maussan as they discuss a history of sightings around volcanoes.
Comedy, Romance: It is a love story between a young man who believes and preaches his philosophy of staying single in his college days, and a young woman who takes his ideology to next level after the man leaves the college. What happened when he realizes that his philosophy is wrong over a period of time with his real life experiences and decides to get married and meets the same woman who has idolized his over the years in the same college and who followed his philosophy to the next level forms the crux of the story.
Drama, Horror, Mystery: A “Dark Web” thumb drive reveals footage of three American filmmakers in rural Quebec researching a historic child murder case. After witnessing several disturbing paranormal occurrences, they attempt to communicate with the spirit of the child.
History, Romance, Thriller
Documentary: Professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones has an intimate relationship with the outdoors. Motivated to protect the places he loves, he sets out to find common ground with fellow outdoor people across diverse political backgrounds.
Horror: In the year 2050, Dr. Ada Gray and her fellow astronauts aboard The Udo fight for survival after an accident leaves them stranded in deep space.
Thriller: A propulsive and thought provoking ‘ultra-indie’ action thriller that dares to explore the frightening possibilities of what if? It’s 2003 and international weapons inspector Ted Keller (Matthew Gilliam) is working in Iraq at the outset of the U.S. invasion. Investigating an uncovered weapons cache he discovers a biological agent of suspicious origin, which he soon realizes has put his life in jeopardy. Hitting the ground running, his perilous trajectory collides with that of beautiful Congressional aid Ileana Popescu (Lavinia Postolache), who finds herself surrounded by dangers of her own. Joining together, they are forced to question everything, while fighting to stay one step ahead of those who want them silenced. A story that may be seen as prescient and never more timely than today! An ambitious debut from writer / director William Norton, redefining what can be accomplished with unlimited resourcefulness rather than unlimited resources.
Documentary: State of Texas v. Melissa explores the life journey of Melissa Lucio, the first Hispanic woman to be sentenced to death in the state of Texas. For ten years she has been awaiting her fate, and now faces her last appeal.
Comedy: A washed-up voice director succumbs to the pitfalls of being a small-time celebrity at an anime convention.
Action, Comedy, Romance: Khaali Peeli is a story of Vijay & Pooja who are childhood sweethearts, separated by circumstances when they were kids. Vijay is a fearless taxi driver and he will go all the way to get what he wants. Pooja is a bag full of surprises, looks innocent but certainly isn't. One fine day she escapes stealing a bag full of money & bumps into Vijay. He agrees to entertain her but for a hefty sum. This leads to a series of thrilling events with mobs chasing Pooja, cops chasing the mobs and how far Vijay goes to save Pooja's life.