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Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

A slate of more than two dozen recent Asian and Middle Eastern films


The creepy-clown film is a mash-up of comedy and horror that isn’t very scary

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

Scott D. Rosenbaum’s new documentary shines the light on some deeply influential blue musicians

Vengeance: A Love Story

A small town, a terrible crime, a moody cop: it’s all been done before

The Trip to Spain

This third iteration of the Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon road trip is pleasant, if a bit stale

The Rivalry Issue: And Action

Both Pittsburgh and Cleveland have seen major motion pictures shot on city streets, but which ones are better?

The feature film The Mutineer is the focus of this month’s Film Kitchen

It’s a darkly comic fiction about a rural group that attempts to found its own country

Patti Cake$

Geremy Jasper’s debut is a big-hearted dramedy about a Jersey girl who raps

Ingrid Goes West

Matt Spicer’s dark comedy explores curated online lives and cyber-stalking

The Girl Without Hands

An animated adaptation of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale has lots of visual flair

I Do … Until I Don’t

A good cast can’t quite rescue this rather stale ensemble comedy about marriage

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

A documentary that details contributions Native American artists made to rock’n’ roll

Dawson City: Frozen Time

This documentary about the re-discovery of a cache of early silent films is several films in one

Woman on Fire

An engaging new feature-length documentary about New York City’s first openly trans firefighter


The issues of loneliness and family strife are all too universal

Logan Lucky

Soderbergh, who directed Oceans 11, 12 and 13, knows his way around a heist comedy



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