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Magnolia

Crowd pleasing fare from romantic comedies to fascinating documentaries. A showcase of the finest films from the festival circuit.


Director: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
Saeed "Shariff" Torres, a counterterrorism informant for more than two decades, takes on what he swears is his las ...
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Director: Valerie Weiss
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
In this character-driven coming of age story, high school senior Beth Gerringson struggles to decide whether to st ...
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Director: Marcus Mizelle
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Out of work and desperate to be seen, aspiring actor Jesse thinks he's not landing parts because he's bald. After ...
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Director: Onur Tukel
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites listeners to share their stories. When one night h ...
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Director: Christopher Chambers
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Suddenly uprooted from his home, 12 year-old Armenian boy, Aram, is sent to live with his Grandfather in America w ...
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Director: Berndt Mader
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
A hybrid narrative/documentary film that examines the convergence of memory, sexuality and the legal system throug ...
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Director: Onur Tukel
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites listeners to share their stories. When one night h ...
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Director: John Goldschmidt
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Curmudgeonly widow Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) obstinately clings to his way of life and his livelihood as a Kosher ...
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Director: GJ Echternkamp
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
In 1983, Cindy married a rock star, Frank. She imagined a life of glitz and glamor. But as life happened, Frank lo ...
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Director: Stephen Cone
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Over the course of 24 hours, a journey of the 17th birthday pool party of preacher's kid Henry Gamble. As Henry tr ...
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Director: Sam Kretchmar
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
After a major crisis, a man attempts to track down his "first love," only to discover she was killed many years ag ...
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Director: Trey Edward Shults
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Following a prolonged battle with addiction and self-destruction, Krisha, the black sheep of the family she abando ...
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Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
When brothers Gabriel (David Dencik) and Elias (a near-unrecognizable Mads Mikkelsen, sporting an outlandishly fak ...
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Director: Ken Wardrop
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
Oklahoma has recently been voted the manliest state in the US. With Mother's Day coming soon, radio show host Joe ...
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Director: Stanley Nelson
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored-cities were burning, Vietnam was explo ...
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Director: Oren Shai
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Laine, a young woman on the run from the law, turns up at the Frontier, an isolated desert diner and motel. She is ...
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Director: A.D. Calvo
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
The story of Mort, the lonely and disillusioned owner of a comic book shop, and Ellen, the emotionally disruptive, ...
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Director: Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
T-Rex is an intimate story about a new kind of American heroine. For the first time, women's boxing is included in ...
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Director: Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Former Wilmington resident, and One Tree Hill star, James Lafferty stars as an ex-billionaire hedge fund manager w ...
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Director: Oliver Thompson
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
A children's book author, Woody Ward, is the gatekeeper to a mysterious door in his closet that only allows certai ...
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Director: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
In September 2012, the tiny prairie town of Leith, North Dakota, saw its population of 24 grow by one. Trouble had ...
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Director: Anderson Boyd
Narrative Feature :: Magnolia
Having lost his job on a coin toss a man pursues fortune and enlightenment by harvesting coins from wishing founta ...
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