At only 19 years of age, Masha Drokova has quickly ascended the ranks of Russian Pro-Putin national youth organization Nashi. However, after outspoken journalists critical of the Russian government are brutally beaten by “unknown perpetrators”, Masha’s loyalty to the organization she once loved, begins to waiver.
A father and son are rival professors within Hebrew University’s Talmud Department in Footnote. Footnote is nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign language film and opens in theaters today.
After finding a mysterious keychain, a young shepherd leaves behind his life in Mexico and embarks upon a journey to Oregon in A Stone’s Throw Away.
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Devoutly Christian and stuck in a sexless marriage, Linda White’s sheltered life is wrecked when she discovers her husband has suffered a stroke inside a sperm bank. Not only has her husband clandestinely visited this bank the past 20 years, his routine visits have also resulted in a 23 year old son with a criminal past. Respecting her husband’s last wishes, Linda leaves the Texas suburbs she has always known and journeys to Florida, where she forms an odd yet close relationship with her troubled stepson.
After escaping from an abusive cult, a young woman struggles to come to grips with what happened to her inside the cult and re-adjust to life on the outside.
Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio unearth the private life of legendary FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in J. Edgar.
Named by Filmmaker Magazine as one of the 25 New Faces of Indie Film, Peruvian director Rosario García-Montero impresses in her feature filmmaking debut Las Malas Intenciones. This offbeat drama tells the story of Cayetana, a solitary Peruvian girl with a vivid imagination, who is convinced that she will die when her brother is born.
Las Malas Intenciones has won awards at the Gramado, Mar del Plata, and the Viña del Mar Film Festivals. Check into The FreeStyleLife.com at 7PM, February 16th to watch this excellent film.
A college grad moves back with her family and struggles to break into the real world in this comically poignant, semi-autobiographical debut feature from Lena Dunham.
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Despite its universal acclaim and brutally honest look at gang violence, we still cannot believe The Interrupters was snubbed by the Academy this year. Do your self a favor and check out the most gripping documentary of 2011.
In Ila Duncan’s directorial debut, a struggling musician looks to the career of Tom Petty for inspiration as he tries to achieve commercial success while preserving his artistic integrity.