Films for 2017

Festival years: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
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    Two astronauts arrive to claim an unknown planet, but three little aliens have gotten there first. Can they peacefully work out whose flag should be left standing? Won Best Animation at the 2016 Panam Anim (The International Festival of Animation … Continue reading

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    Vaysha was born with a strange affliction. Her green left eye can only see the past and her brown right eye can only see the future. Blind to what’s actually in front of her, her split vision prevents her from … Continue reading

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    A weathered sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry … Continue reading

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    While staying with her aunt at a Norwegian campground, a Romanian teen fantasizes about having a carefree summer with her new friend, but expectations are pushing her into the same line of work as her aunt. Won Best International Short … Continue reading

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    A French-Algerian born man faces more than bureaucratic red tape when he tries to regain the French citizenship he had at birth. With the stroke of a pen, the man interviewing him can give it to him, but at what … Continue reading

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    A genius deviant uses a wirelessly controlled robotic fly with a camera in its head to spy on his ex-girlfriend. FlySpy is a hybrid of traditional film and virtual reality with two different versions: one for a traditional screen and … Continue reading

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    As a young couple arrives in Los Angeles after a cross-country road trip with all of their belongings, their car is commandeered in a police chase. They set out on a quest to get it back, but their relationship is … Continue reading

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    For many years, a woman has waved at the express train that passes her house every morning and evening. While mowing the lawn, she finds a letter from the conductor that he tossed from the speeding train. She mails a … Continue reading

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    A man leads a humdrum existence until he falls in love with a red-haired woman who breaks his established routine, but can such a radical change last? Won the 2016 Student Academy Award for Best Animated Short. Trailer

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    A brutally honest documentary about Robert’s turbulent relationship with a self-destructive, yet charismatic friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China and sets Rob on a wild ride to get him home to Vancouver. … Continue reading

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    A girl and her dad crisscross the country in their beloved hatchback as he follows his dream, but is an itinerant lifestyle with a car as their home the right choice for raising his daughter? Nominated for an Oscar in … Continue reading

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    This inspiring documentary follows the journey of a Stage 4 cancer patient who dreams of walking the 500-mile Camino de Santiago across Spain. Told by his doctors that he can’t make the trip, he does the next best thing. He … Continue reading

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    A sandpiper hatchling ventures from her nest for the first time as her mother tries to teach her how to find food buried beneath the sand, but little Piper must also learn about the waves that roll up onto the … Continue reading

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    While volunteering at a homeless shelter in Copenhagen, a young woman falls in love with an illegal immigrant, but there are things he hasn’t told her and one day she discovers the truth. Nominated for an Oscar in 2017 for … Continue reading

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    Inspired by a true story, a young girl in Budapest joins her new school’s choir, but soon realizes that the choir director may not be the inspirational teacher she appears to be. Nominated for an Oscar in 2017 for Best … Continue reading

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    An elderly woman isn’t quite in her right mind anymore, but she’s determined to take the train to the seaside as she has done every summer. Only this year, it appears that someone is following her. Won Best Animation Award … Continue reading

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    In a snaking queue line at airport immigration, a man spots a beautiful stranger. Does he dare say something? Express his true feelings aloud? Can so much passion be conveyed any other way than in song?

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    A young woman works the day shift as a parking lot security guard; a young man works the night shift. Every day they greet each other as one finishes a 12-hour shift and the other begins. Then she notices something … Continue reading

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    When a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, a father and his young daughter struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. Won Best Film at the 2016 Fantasia Film Festival; and Best Director and Best Special … Continue reading