It's SIFF time again, and even though Jim is out of town for some of it, we managed to find 12 movies to see. Here's what's on the schedule:
The Invisible War
This investigative and powerfully emotional documentary discusses the profound social consequences of the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the U.S. military, exposing the institutions that perpetuate and obscure the abuses.
In this charming romance of intellects with a star-studded cast, a 35-year-old college grad returns to his alma mater and finds his life reinvigorated by a spirited sophomore.
Wonder Women! THe Untold Story of American Superheroines
This energetic documentary is an enlightening chronicle of the impact of the original superheroine, her multiple incarnations since the 1940s, and the generations of women she continues to inspire.
In Norway's answer to The Big Lebowski, washed-up former curling champion Truls Paulson attempts a comeback to deliver the stones and pay for his former coach's operation.
The Art of Love
This bawdy, episodic romp through the lives and romantic woes of several Parisian couples is rendered in the spirit of Woody Allen and won the Best Screenplay Award at the Montreal World Film Festival.
This galvanizing doc explores the Texas Board of Education’s controversial revision process for school textbooks as overseen by avowed creationist Don McLeroy, who champions rewriting history in the image of the Religious Right.