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 and storytelling.
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