France | 2020 | 85 minutes | Sébastien Lifshitz
Opens October 1, 2021
From Cannes Film Festival winner Sébastien Lifshitz (Bambi, The Lives of Thérèse) comes a sympathetic and poignant documentary about Sasha, an eight-year-old transgender girl whose family protects her from her rural French town’s outdated gender norms. SIFF 2021 Official Competition Grand Jury Prize.
USA | 2020 | 83 min. | Charles Mudede
Opens October 8, 2021
A music-infused feature film about keeping it together when you're falling apart. This story is loosely based on Seattle-based Ahamefule Oluo’s award-winning Off-Broadway show "Now I'm Fine” and the This American Life story “The Wedding Crasher.”
United Kingdom | 2021 | 103 min. | Sion Sono
Opens October 9, 2021
Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella unite with legendary Japanese director Sion Sono in this sci-fi/western with influences ranging from Mad Max to samurai films to John Carpenter. From the studio that brought you Mandy and Color Out of Space.
USA | 2021 | 90 min. | Annie Berman
October 15, 2021
A lollipop officially licensed by the Vatican sparks filmmaker Annie Berman’s 20-year exploration of fandom, memorabilia, memory, and legacy within the orbits of three of the biggest cultural icons of our time: Pope John Paul II, Elvis Presley, and Diana, Princess of Wales.
Germany | 2020 | 82 min. | Phillipp Reichenheim
October 17, 2021
Just before Nirvana elevated Grunge to the mainstream, Dinosaur Jr. were the Noise Rock trio of the hour. With tons of extraordinary archive material and interviews Freakscene tells the story of this seminal band and the complicated relationship between their two figureheads.
USA | 2021 | 110 min. | Todd Haynes
Opens October 17, 2021
This new documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes shows just how The Velvet Underground became a cultural touchstone representing a range of contradictions: the band is both of their time, yet timeless; literary yet realistic; rooted in high art and street culture.
USA | 2020 | 77 min. | Chase Ogden
October 22, 2021
This thrilling documentary delves into professional skier and BASE jumper Matthias Giraud’s personal and professional lives, where he juggles his passion for extreme sports with his duties as a devoted husband and father.