AFF 2017by maciej-116-487005 | created - 11 Oct 2017 | updated - 11 Oct 2017 | Public
Selection of 8th American Film Festival
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1. Forty Guns (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Western
Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory.
3. A Ghost Story (2017)
R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.
Votes: 55,239 | Gross: $1.60M
5. American Honey (2016)
R | 163 min | Drama, Romance
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Votes: 35,709 | Gross: $0.66M
10. Gemini (II) (2017)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant and her Hollywood starlet boss. As the assistant unravels the mystery, she must confront her own understanding of friendship, truth and celebrity.
Votes: 4,263 | Gross: $0.20M
14. A Gray State (2017)
TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary
A documentary about the mysterious death of fringe political filmmaker David Crowley, who was found dead alongside members of his family in their suburban Minnesota home in January of 2015.
15. After Hours (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho who he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Votes: 55,297 | Gross: $10.60M
17. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 47,610 | Gross: $12.64M
18. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 192,172 | Gross: $18.10M
19. Chi-Raq (2015)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago, Illinois.
Votes: 8,656 | Gross: $2.65M
20. Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.
Votes: 500 | Gross: $0.31M
21. Crown Heights (2017)
R | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
When Colin Warner is wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devotes his life to proving Colin's innocence.
Votes: 1,764 | Gross: $0.24M
22. Desolation (III) (2016)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Thriller
After being whisked away to Los Angeles by a handsome Hollywood star, Katie is left alone in his apartment, where strange and scary things begin to happen.
Votes: 600 | Gross: $0.02M
23. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
Votes: 20,296 | Gross: $27.40M
24. Dina (2017)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary
An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.
Votes: 671 | Gross: $0.09M
25. Downsizing (2017)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.
Votes: 92,743 | Gross: $24.45M
26. Elián (2017)
TV-PG | 108 min | Documentary
Executive-produced by Alex Gibney, the documentary shares the remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, the 5-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits on Thanksgiving Day in 1999. ... See full summary »
29. Frank Serpico (2017)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
In his own words, Frank Serpico tells the story of his one-man crusade for police reform in the NYPD during the early 1970s.
Votes: 251 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Get Out (I) (2017)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.
Votes: 460,912 | Gross: $176.04M
31. Golden Exits (2017)
R | 94 min | Drama
An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Votes: 1,802 | Gross: $0.04M
32. Good Time (2017)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Votes: 74,720 | Gross: $2.03M
34. Infinity Baby (2017)
80 min | Comedy
Owing to a genetic mix-up involving stem cell research, the recently founded company Infinity Baby is able to offer a service for aspiring parents who never want to leave the baby bubble - infants that do not age.
35. Inheritance (III) (2017)
75 min | Drama
A woman learns her estranged father has died and returns with her brother and new lover to her childhood home of Belize, where she must face her past while fighting for intimacy in the present.
36. Jackie (V) (2016)
R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.
Votes: 70,528 | Gross: $13.96M
37. Kaboom (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A sexually "undeclared" college freshman's clairvoyant/prophetic dreams are the first sign that something very strange is going on involving his class-mates -- with him at the center.
Votes: 12,241 | Gross: $0.12M
40. Lucky (I) (2017)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town.
Votes: 17,588 | Gross: $0.96M
42. Maya Dardel (2017)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
A famous writer announces that she intends to end her life and male writers may compete to become executor of her estate. Men drive up the mountain and are challenged intellectually and erotically, until one discovers Maya's end game.
43. Menashe (2017)
PG | 82 min | Drama
Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood.
Votes: 1,836 | Gross: $1.70M
44. Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017)
TV-PG | 101 min | Documentary, History
At the heart of the Apollo program was the special team in Mission Control who put a man on the moon and helped create the future.
45. Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017)
TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Crime
In this documentary, the murder of Deedee Blanchard by her daughter Gypsey Rose is explored, as well as the circumstances leading up to the event.
46. Moonlight (I) (2016)
R | 111 min | Drama