Tempe-base indie rock band, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers is a beloved icon of Arizona. In this documentary we get to hear from the band and those around them and learn how they started and how they got to where they are today. A must see for all Refreshments / Peacemaker fans.
Described as a love letter to NYC, H.O.M.E. weaves together a visual-audio tapestry built of the lives of three very different people who all have the same desire -- to find home. One is missing young man with Asperger’s Syndrome who hides in the subway system of the city. Another is an Ecuadorian cab driver who is trying to get back to his daughter in Quito, Ecuador. The third is a Chinese woman, a single mother, who is desperately trying to get home to her sick son. Along their journeys, they discover deeper understandings of communication that move beyond communication barriers.
Five fictional acts and documentary material trace the lives of two passionate brothers Hermann Goering, second in command in the State after Adolf Hitler and Albert Goering - his brother - a quiet and forgotten hero.
Set in 1938 when "War of the Worlds" was read over the radio, "Brave New Jersey" looks at the small town of Lullaby, NJ, which freaked out thinking aliens had landed. This hilarious film has a top notch cast and tight script that will leave you giggling.
Set in the near future, IM Perfect examines what it means to be a family. Throw in a bit sci-fi, genetic engineer and sweet gadgets and you have yourself a highly entertaining film that isn't afraid to ask the big questions. IM Perfect also won the Best Arizona Feature.
"The Happys" tells the story of 21-year-old Tracy. The midwestern girl moves to LA with her boyfriend. Her perfect future is destroyed when she walks in on her boyfriend having sex with a man. A film about finding yourself, "The Happys" has a lot of potential but may leave you feeling hungry.
Vicki, a young music school dropout struggles to make sense of her aimless life while caring for her dying 90 year old father. Inspired by her own experience of taking care of her father, Victoria Negri talks about wearing all the filmmaking hats, what it was like to tell her personal story on film and what advice Hollywood legend Robert Vaughn gave here.
A brilliant and moving documentary that will make you cry and smile. "Happy" peeks into the creative life of artist Leonard Zimmerman. His story will take you through the highs and lows of his life and make you see the world in a new light. This delight of film is not to be missed!
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Emotionally stunning and visually spectacular, "Secondhand Hearts" takes you on a journey that spans two continents. The story follows a photographer who, on a trip to Japan, falls in love with a woman he soon learns is his girlfriend's older sister.
Written and directed by Austin Everett and definitely one of our top picks thus far.
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Popcorn is back! After a hiatus we have resurrected in time for the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. We'll have tons of mini reviews and more coming from the PFF.
Also joining the popcorn back is a brand new voice — Tuesday Mahrle!
Stay tuned for more movie magic!