While the name may sound exclusive, No Man’s Land encourages all genders to attend. Beyond the No Man's Land's mission, the films are a strong curation and representation of true outdoor adventure film.
Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide with guest speakers Darryl Peasley and Sherry Gould from the Nulhegan Band of Abenaki.
You Be The Judge! Film lovers unite to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 24th Annual Short Film Festival, a worldwide event taking place in over 400 venues across six continents. Ten films screen simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue.
The lost story of the world’s greatest road trip! After claiming the first descent of the world’s deepest canyon, five university students from Krakow risk it all to fight for democracy in the Eastern Bloc.
The film exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century and aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food.
A stranger than fiction saga, which she first told in a now iconic series of viral, uproarious tweets, comes to dazzling cinematic life. Zola, a Detroit waitress, strikes up a new friendship with a customer, Stefani, who seduces her to join a weekend of dancing and partying in Florida.
Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, this renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister and her husband in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the household.
Hayat is a strong-willed girl whose fishing village is governed by a dark tradition: every family must give one daughter to the mermaid-like sea creatures that inhabit the waters. When Hayat's father refuses, the girl becomes a pariah, considered a curse by the village and urged to sacrifice herself.
Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights – human rights – and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis. Despite cultural barriers, infrastructure, and death threats, these women embrace the power and freedom that comes with the sport.
A one-week film making intensive for High School students ages 14–18 working with industry professionals to learn and experience the cinematic process from script to screen. Students will learn how to build a story, use tools in pre-production, work with professional equipment (cameras, lighting and audio) and standard editing practices to create a polished product.
Based on true love, this decades spanning romance begins in Mexico between an aspiring chef and a teacher. Their lives restart in incredible ways as societal pressure propels them to embark on a treacherous journey to New York City with dreams, hopes, and memories in tow.
What were New England’s woodlands like prior to 1600? What do the small old-growth remnants look like today and what special values, if any, do they hold? Lost Forests of New England addresses these and other questions in an effort to bring clarity to a subject that is often lost in the mists of time.
Chef Primo and businessman Secondo are immigrant brothers from Italy who open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. However, Primo’s authentic food is too unfamiliar for the local tastes, and the restaurant is struggling. When famous Italian-American bandleader Louis Prima is scheduled to appear at Paradise, the two brothers put all of their efforts into the important meal, which will likely decide the fate of their restaurant.
An exploration of how one rock band can be successful, underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked — all at the same time. A musical odyssey exploring five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks — your favorite band's favorite band.
Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn gets thrown out of his bar band and finds himself in desperate need of work. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, he exposes his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates – much to the consternation of the uptight principal.
Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers are among his most famous works, and are some of the most iconic paintings in the world. In an extraordinary exhibition, the Van Gogh Museum took a new and revealing look at the five publicly-owned versions of sunflowers in a vase. And once again, the Van Gogh museum opened its doors exclusively to Exhibition on Screen. A unique opportunity to see, as never before, this series of spectacular paintings.
The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope for their struggling community.
In partnership with Rek’-Lis Brewing, The Colonial is excited to present a two-day outdoor beer & music festival. July 3rd features Zeme Libre, Modern Fools, Poise, and The Barnyard Incident. July 4th will feature The Blind Owl Band, The Jason Spooner Band, Adam Reczek Band, and Sly Richard on the Rek’-Lis green, rain or shine.
This cult classic pairs a dead-pan disillusioned 20-year-old obsessed with suicide and a loveable fun-loving 80-year-old eccentric. They meet at a funeral, and develop a taboo romantic relationship, in which they explore the tired theme of the meaning of life with a fresh perspective.
Join cyber security expert Tendai Gomo in a discussion about security techniques you and your family can apply to protect yourselves and some interesting anecdotes from someone who has observed the use and misuse of technology and social media. Followed by the film ‘Searching’, a thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
The universe is a wild and wonderful place and things aren't always as we expect them to be. Preceded by a discussion about expecting the unexpected when endeavoring in space exploration with Zibi Turtle Ph.D, followed by a screening of the film Galaxy Quest.
“A River Runs Through It” is about life, but the river becomes the thread that ties most of it together. Preceded by a discussion by Dr. Ken Wagner Ph.D. of Dartmouth College and Cornell University.
The Vertical Life Film Tour is an original climbing film tour created and conceived by the team behind Vertical Life Magazine in 2020 to celebrate the relaunch of the Magazine following COVID-19 hibernation. Featuring 3 films that capture the very essence of “vertical life”— Out of the Blue, A thousand Ways to Kiss the Ground and Valhalla.
The story of a simulated mind as polarizing as its creator. IN SILICO explores the question "Can human beings ever distill that which makes us who we are by digitally recreating a functional human brain?".
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Summer camp meets Spinal Tap as we journey to Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, where dreamers from across America and around the world gather to shred with their heroes – and learn to rock like the legends.
From Two-time Academy Award-winning New Hampshire filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, Desert One tells the incredible tale of America’s secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution, which has been called “the most audacious, difficult, complicated, rescue mission ever attempted.”
When Jane is dumped at the altar she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences.
UltraRunner turned teacher Harvey Lewis, III tackles the Appalachian Trail’s speed record, reconnecting with his 78 year old father turned crew chief, Harvey Jr, by his side. Confirming that adventures are only as important as who you adventure with. This touching story of athletic perseverance, and the bond between a father and son, is simply the exact story we need during these times.
In this utterly heart-affecting and enthralling film, two Holocaust survivors in South Florida form a klezmer band and begin an extraordinary musical journey that celebrates life and the transcendent power of music to heal.
The 28th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival spotlights culturally and socially meaningful feature and documentary films about the human experience of people of color all over the world. Shown virtually for the first time this year featuring 75 narratives and documentaries from 31 countries.
A heady mix of high-energy juggling and crazy offbeat comedy. Featuring fast-paced juggling routines, off-the-cuff comedy, dangerous props, escape wizardry and insane stunts, this show is non-stop entertainment from start to finish!
Epicentro is an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, "utopian" Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the U.S.S. Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At the same time and place, a powerful tool of conquest was born: cinema as propaganda. In his latest film, Academy Award nominee Hubert Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making together with the extraordinary people of Havana to interrogate time, imperialism and cinema itself.
Considered one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, known both for her technical mastery and for her constant quest to push the boundaries of the instrument. Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,”
From his childhood in Jamaica to the prophet of the oppressed, MARLEY follows one of the world’s most influential musicians with unheard tracks, never-before-seen footage, and intimate interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues.
An intimate profile of Martin Margiela, one of the most revolutionary and influential fashion designers of his time. From Jean Paul Gaultier's assistant to creative director at Hermes to leading his own brand, Margiela never showed his face publicly but reinvented fashion with his radical style.
Human rights become profoundly personal when dissident artist Ai Weiwei's monumental exhibition on Alcatraz inspires thousands of visitors to connect with prisoners of conscience worldwide.
The 23rd Annual Short Film Festival, a worldwide event taking place across six continents, MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Final Nine screen simultaneously across the world during a one-month period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue.
16 year-old Lise is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents stand right by her side. But once her secret life is revealed in court, the truth becomes indistinguishable.
Unemployed Antonio Ricci is elated when he finally finds work hanging posters around war-torn Rome. His wife, Maria, sells the family's bed linens to retrieve Antonio's bicycle from the pawnshop so he can take the job. However, disaster strikes when Antonio's bicycle is stolen, and his new job is doomed unless he can find the thief. With the help of his lively son, Bruno, Antonio combs the city, growing increasingly desperate for justice.
A resistance leader is pursued by a German intelligence officer in Nazi occupied Rome in 1945 who wants the name of others in the underground movement is accidentally betrayed by a former lover.
The Lakota women living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota are rising up against the forces that continue to suppress them. By preserving and protecting their ancestral values and wisdom, they provide a source of hope to their people. With exclusive access to the lives of 8 women, insight is gained into the experience of modern Indigenous American women living on a reservation.
Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration.
One of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Described as “one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation”, he comes from an esteemed musical lineage — the Marsalis family.
At this defining moment in American history, THE FIGHT follows a scrappy team of heroic ACLU lawyers in an electrifying battle over abortion rights, immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights and voting rights.
A haunting fantasy-drama set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and detailing the strange journeys of an imaginative young girl who may be the mythical princess of an underground kingdom.