We Cause Scenes is the story of Charlie Todd, an actor who moved to New York with big dreams. Frustrated by the lack of available opportunities, Charlie began using the city as his stage, causing scenes in parks, bars, and subways, documenting these unauthorized performances online under the name Improv Everywhere. A prank collective ten years in the making, Improv Everywhere has grown from a few close-knit 22-year-olds staging guerrilla pranks on the streets to a global phenomenon incorporating hundreds of thousands of strangers.
On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
“Our procedure has been always haunted by the ghost of the innocent man convicted. It is an unreal dream.” - Justice Learned Hand.
Too happy-go-lucky for the earnest fans of roots music, too plaid and pragmatic for the hippies, too old and hairy for the mainstream, too young to be called legends. Sound like friends of yours? For nearly two decades, the Gourds have been the musical distillation of Austin itself: A label-defying, unpretentious, gregarious gang of friends whose primary motive is to have fun create great music together.
A 30-year-old American woman enters a teenage party in the South of France. Some of the guests wonder who she is and what she is doing there.
A child taxidermist, an outsider in his small town, is entranced by a girl who finds his work beautiful. But just as their relationship begins to progress, he does something that drastically changes everything.
What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. "MOUSSE" is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?
One couple's attempt to build a "tiny house" smaller than the average parking space with no construction experience raises questions about sustainability and good design, the nature of home, and the changing American Dream.
Directors: Christopher Smith, Merete Mueller
Bernice and Fontayne grew up so tight they could ‘go for sisters’. After twenty years apart, they are reunited when Bernice is assigned to be Fontayne’s parole officer- just when she needs help on the wrong side of the law.
Director/Screenwriter: John Sayles Cast: Edward James Olmos, LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross
An operative for a private intelligence firm goes undercover to infiltrate a mysterious anarchist collective attacking major corporations. Bent on apprehending these fugitives, her loyalty is tested as her feelings grow for their charismatic leader.
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Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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