7 Days in Havana

A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.

Foxfire

Based on Joyce Carol Oates’ novel about a group of young girls who form their own gang in upstate New York in the 1950s. Set in the 1950s.

The Class

Francois and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a high school in a tough neighborhood. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students. Cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom, a microcosm of contemporary France. As amusing and inspiring as the teenaged students can be, their difficult behavior can still jeapordize any teacher s enthusiasm for the low-paying job. Fran ois insists on an atmosphere of respect and diligence. Neither stuffy nor severe, his extravagant frankness often takes the students by surprise. But his classroom ethics are put to the test when his students begin to challenge his methods… [Synopsis courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics]

Return to Ithaca

A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce about their youth, the group they used to form, the faith they had in the future – also their disillusionment. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]

Time Out

An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.