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Twenty Feet from Stardom

USA | 2013 | 90 minutes | Morgan Neville

Best Documentary: SIFF 2013 Golden Space Needle Awards

 A breakout audience favorite at Sundance, Twenty Feet from Stardom follows several gifted backup singers living in the shadows of superstardom. Their work charted the rise of the modern pop vocal sound from the gospel tradition to the more impassioned sounds of the turbulent '60s. Special guests Tata Vega and Merry Clayton will each perform a song following the movie (Centerpiece Gala screening only)!

Unfinished Song

United Kingdom | 2012 | 93 minutes | Paul Andrew Williams

When his beloved wife (Vanessa Redgrave) falls ill, a curmudgeonly retiree (Terence Stamp) must take her place in the local seniors' choir, in this hilarious and heartwarming comedy-drama.

What Maisie Knew

USA | 2012 | 93 minutes | David Siegel, Scott McGehee

Precocious six-year-old Maisie develops an understanding of emotional warfare, as her self-absorbed parents (Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan) use her as ammunition against each other during their divorce and subsequent remarriages. A modern New York City version of Henry James's 1897 novel.