Festival Favorite

“Le Ride”

In 1928 four intrepid young men from Australia and New Zealand, joined together and competed in what is considered by many to be the toughest sporting event in the world. They were under trained, under-resourced, untested and unstoppable! Courageous underdogs, New Zealander Harry Watson and fellow Australians Sir Hubert Opperman, Ernie Bainbridge and Percy Osborne were the first English speaking team to compete in the Tour de France.

Director: Philip Keoghan

Writer/Producer: Louise Keoghan, Phil Keoghan

Grounds

Grounds

When a diva with no “social filter” roasts patrons at her local coffee house, steam rises as she rekindles her love affair with caffeine.

Director: Kimberly Jentzen

Writer: Kimberly Jentzen, Michaelann Cervantes, Peggy Lane

Producer: Peggy Lane

Reinforcements

“Reinforcements” follows the journey of two U.S. veterans as they seek answers about their past, their future, and how service dogs can provide hope in dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Director: Coury Deeb

Writer: Coury Deeb, Jeff Van Zandt

Producer: Coury Deeb, Will Cauthen, Alexa Bacon, Jeff Van Zandt, Justin Gustavison, Robert Trinkle

Klocked: Women With Horsepower

Klocked: Women with HorsePower

Klocked: Women with Horsepower explores the lives of motorcycle land speed record holders Laura Klock and her two daughters Erika and Karlee Cobb.

Director/Producer: Michele Carpenter

Circle of Poison

Circle of Poison

A global look at communities impacted by the export of toxic pesticides made in America, and how they are fighting back.

Director: Shannon Post, Evan Mascagni

Producer: Shannon Post, Evan Mascagni, Nick Capezzera

Farewell

Farewell

Based on true facts, Farewell tells the story of Admiral, a 92-year-old man, who decides that the time has come to say goodbye to all that is most important in his life and spends one last night with his lover who is 55 years younger than him. The movie shows that true love is timeless, ageless and limitless.

Director / Writer / Producer: Marcelo Galvão

The Morning Star

The Morning Star

The Morning Star is a dramatic tale about a young woman who at the crossroads of life, finds within the confines of a church confessional. Here she reveals her thoughts, speaks her fears and bares her soul… all to an unseen voice. It is this voice that offers not only the hope of salvation, but quite possibly a glimpse into the very nature of all temptation.

Director / Writer: John Hamilton

Producer: Scott Wyatt Bachmann, James Jay Ellis

Walk With Me: The Trials of Damon J. Keith

A documentary exploring the life and work of Detroit based civil rights giant Judge Damon J. Keith.

Director: Jesse Nesser

Producer: Mitch Albom, Edsel Ford III, Faye Nelson, Samantha Cheirif

Radio Road

Four working class friends mourn the imminent end of the Earth during a smoke break.

Director / Writer: Warren Lewis Allen

Producer: Sean Peratikos

Awakenings

Awakenings

The line between dreams and reality is blurred when a young woman in charge of two children is haunted by mysterious entities.

Director / Writer / Producer: Bhargav Saikia