Film Movement Plus - December 2021 Streaming Premieres
By Film Movement|December 1, 2021
New York, an alternate present: the quantum computing revolution has begun and investors are lining their pockets. Queens delivery man Ray Tincelli is skeptical of new technology, and the buy-in to start cabling is steep, but when he scores a shady permit, he believes his fortunes may have finally changed. What he doesn't expect is to be pulled into a conspiracy.
Hand-painted signs are a product of a fascinating 150-year-old American history. What was once a common job has now become a highly specialized trade, a unique craft struggling with technological advances. SIGN PAINTERS stylistically explores this unacknowledged art form.
Using archival footage, images, and rarely-seen documents, this intimate and revelatory documentary trilogy examines the life and work of Salvador Dalí and his longtime muse and collaborator, Gala.
Film Movement Plus premieres four short films from the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY): THE HUNT (directed by Vincent D'Alessandro), SUPERBODY (directed by Ethan Hawthorne-Dallas), A FAMILY REUNION (directed by Ben Kadie), AMALIE (directed by Megan Mathieson).
A love story in which fragmented memories are brought back to mind by a song. Slovenia's 2022 official Oscar submission for Best International Feature Film.
When a troubled 10-year-old boy is shunned by the community after a cruel prank, he forms an unlikely alliance with a transgender man and learns what it truly means to be different. Latvia's 2022 official Oscar submission for Best International Feature Film.
The lights and cameras are all in position, and the show goes live. Tonight’s guest is Maryam, a young woman condemned to death for murdering her husband. With her in the studio is Mona, the daughter of the deceased. If Mona grants her forgiveness, Maryam will live. If she denies it, Maryam will die.
Film Movement Plus premieres four short films by female directors from the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY): THE SAME STORY (directed by Alice Airoldi), PARTNERS IN CRIME (directed by Kelly LaVielle), PLEDGE IT (directed by Rachael Sonnenberg), SWIPE RIGHT FOR MURDER (directed by Raine Bracken).
Teens Linda and Eta are inseparable friends, though they have plenty of disagreements, but one horrific argument has unexpected consequences.
Film Movement Plus premieres three international short films on National Short Film Day from the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY): AVANT QUE TU PARTES (directed by Juliette Poitras), BACKWATER (directed by Mone Frogg Christiansen), CRUZ (directed by Andrea Rosales).
After a toy salesman rescues a beguiling woman whose car was stuck on the train tracks, she whisks him into an epic series of misadventures. Koji Fukada adeptly orchestrates his first screen adaptation by bringing this popular manga to life, replete with his patently idiosyncratic and lively take on human nature, fatalism and true.
When pianist Kyra Steckeweh realized that her repertoire almost exclusively consisted of music composed by men, she began researching the work of past female composers. Searching archives, libraries and publishing houses, she discovered rarely-performed piano pieces by Mel Bonis, Lili Boulanger and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel that had been buried by history.