OCTOBER: The end of innocence

Nominated for the Best Documentary Oscar, our October films are directed by two young, up-and-coming directors, who showcase their singular talent in the telling of tender and painful coming-of-age stories about the transition from carefree adolescence to the responsibilities of adulthood and from dream to reality.

Minding the Gap

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.

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Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Daniel Collins attends college in search of opportunity while Quincy Bryant becomes a father to an energetic son. Creating a poetic form that privileges the patiently observed interstices of their lives, RaMell Ross’ film trumpets the beauty of life and consequences of race, while simultaneously existing as a testament to dreaming – despite the odds.

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