THE BIG SICK
Writers: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani | Director: Michael Showalter
Based on the screenwriters’ real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail and grad student Emily fall in love, but they struggle with cultural differences and the unexpected impact of a mysterious illness. Featuring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano.
Director: Tom Scott, Dan Honan | Producer: Tom Scott, Pamela Duevel | USA / 2017 / 19 min / Documentary
In a remarkable twist of fate, the decades-long effort of one blind person, Gordon Gund, makes it possible for another, Yannick Duwe, to see.
WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME
Directors: Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal
This moving documentary offers a candid look at Whitney Houston, who was the most awarded female recording artist of all time, and died tragically at the age of 48.
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER
Directors: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk
More timely than ever, this follow-up to the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth - a film which brought climate change into the popular consciousness a decade ago - charts Vice President Al Gore's continuing mission to solve our climate crisis before it's too late.
Original Story: Brian Fee, Ben Queen, Eyal Podell, Jonathon E. Stewart | Screenplay: Kiel Murray, Bob Peterson, Mike Rich | Director: Brian Fee
Continuing NFF's opening day Disney•Pixar tradition! Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. Featuring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, and Armie Hammer.
MISSION STATEMENT: TO PROMOTE THE CULTURAL AWARENESS AND APPRECIATION OF THE ART OF SCREENWRITING IN THE WORLD OF CINEMA.
To promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema.
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