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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY THE LETTER: 'D'
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DABKA

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Directed By: Bryan Buckley
  • Country: USA
When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head. Based on the true story of one reporter’s risk-taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first-person account of the pirates of Somalia. | Read More
Drama and TFF Alumni
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DARE TO BE DIFFERENT

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Ellen Goldfarb
  • Country: USA
Featuring interviews and rare footage of U2, Blondie, Duran Duran, Joan Jett, The Cure, Billy Idol, and Depeche Mode, Dare to Be Different is a nostalgic look at WLIR 92.7, the radio station that introduced these bands to a US audience. Director Ellen Goldfarb tells the story of the rise and fall of this institution, and the birth of the punk and new wave communities.

After the Premiere Screening: A live music tribute to WLIR from A Flock of Seagulls, Dave Wakeling of The English Beat, and The Alarm. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music, First Time Filmmaker
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DEAD END JOB

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 21 minutes
  • Directed By: Samantha Davidson Green
  • Country: USA
Obituary writer Abigail Slay's uncanny knack for spotting the next "scoop" guarantees that she will always makes her deadline, that is until she becomes the next scoop. Dead End Job asks the arcane question: "Who writes the obituary for the obituary writer?" | Read More
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DEAN

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Demetri Martin
  • Country: USA
In comedian Demetri Martin’s funny and heartfelt directorial debut, Martin plays an illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman (Gillian Jacobs) while trying to prevent his father (Kevin Kline) from selling the family home in the wake of his mother’s death. | Read More
Drama, Comedy, New York
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DEAR BASKETBALL

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 6 minutes
  • Directed By: Glen Keane
  • Country: USA
Kobe Bryant's inspiring poem "Dear Basketball" is stunningly drawn to life by veteran animation director Glen Keane and set to the music of legendary composer John Williams. | Read More
Animation
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DEATH AND LIFE OF MARSHA P JOHNSON

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Directed By: David France
  • Country: USA
Featuring never-before-seen footage and rediscovered interviews, Academy Award nominee David France (How to Survive a Plague) follows a new investigation into the mysterious death of self-described “street queen” Marsha P. Johnson, one of the courageous black transgender activists who spearheaded the modern gay civil rights movement. | Read More
Documentary and LGBT
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DEATH OF A SUPERHERO

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Ian Fitzgibbon
  • Country: Germany and Ireland
Donald is a teenager with extraordinary talents, wild daydreams, and a bright future as an artist of fantastical graphic novels. But when Donald discovers that a very real enemy is trying to kill him, an unorthodox psychologist tries to help him find the light in an otherwise dark world. Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Andy Serkis star in this exceptionally honest drama about discovering life, love, and death. | Read More
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DEEP VR

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: Owen Harris and Niki Smit
  • Country: Ireland and Netherlands
DEEP VR is a meditative and psychoactive VR experience, controlled by the player’s breathing. Discover a beautiful underwater seascape where the world challenges, surprises, and comforts. Explore the ways in which VR can change our relationship with both body and mind. | Read More
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DEPARTURE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Lana Wilson
  • Country: USA
Lana Wilson follows up her award-winning film, After Tiller, with this profile of Ittetsu Nemoto, a Buddhist priest renowned for saving the lives of countless suicidal people. But Nemoto, suffering from heart disease and supporting his wife and young son, risks his life carrying the heavy emotional load to support those who no longer want to live. When saving others takes such a toll, can he find the resiliency to save himself? | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Female Screenwriter(s)

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