Films & Events

*all screenings 4/29 – 5/6 virtual ONLY*

Narrative Feature
Banel and Adama are young adults in their late teens who live in a remote village in northern Senegal. When Adama refuses to fulfill his birthright to serve as the village's future leader, chaos ensues in the community.
Documentary Feature
"Bike Vessel" follows a father and son as they cycle from St. Louis to Chicago. Film director Eric Seals’ father almost died after three open-heart surgeries. However, he makes a miraculous health recovery after discovering his love for cycling, bringing his son Eric along with him.
Narrative Feature
In Sarajevo, a teenager seeking validation claims that she had sex for the first time during a game of Truth or Dare among middle schoolers. Trapped in her own lie, she invents a pregnancy and becomes the center of a controversy that spiral...
Documentary Feature
In this beautiful, observational portrait, we follow a six-year-old Rohingya boy named Hossain, who fills his days with grand adventure while growing up in the world’s biggest refugee camp. While the crisis around him grows increasingly dangerous...
Narrative Short
It’s project week at the Blumenthal Psychiatric Day Clinic: 17-year-old Mia is new here and gets assigned to work on a project with T* and Jan. All is going well until Luzie, who displays aggressive behavioral problems, is assigned to...
Narrative Short
Following a violent incident, Eissa, a 17-year-old African migrant in Egypt, is on a quest against time to save his loved ones, whatever it takes.
Narrative Feature
The future of Marguerite, a brilliant student in mathematics at the prestigious École Normale Supérieure, seems all planned out. On the day of her thesis presentation, however, a mistake shakes up her carefully planned future. This film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and...
Documentary Feature
"May the Lord Watch" is the definitive story of Little Brother, the North Carolina rap group composed of rappers Phonte, Big Pooh, and (formerly) producer 9th Wonder, the underground legends that bridged the gap between The...
Narrative Feature
From the same director and star of 2010 and 2012 RiverRun favorites "Mid-August Lunch" and "The Salt of Life" comes a new Italian love story about Astolfo, a retired professor evicted from his apartment, who decides to move into his family's centuries-old home. He befriends a group of...
Narrative Feature
A group of farmers organizes a protest outside the house of an MP who, contrary to his earlier promises, voted against their interests. When a human body is discovered in the manure they dump on his front yard, suspicion immediately...
Narrative Feature
Set in the mid-1960s, "The Featherweight" presents a gripping chapter in the true-life story of Italian-American boxer Willie Pep, who decides to make a return to the ring, at which point a documentary camera crew enters his life.
Narrative Feature
A guard on the Soviet-Chinese border who, after surviving a deadly attack, decides to become a monk but must continually prove along the way that he's capable of becoming the enlightened man he set out to be.