The Conqueror
May
11
3:00 PM15:00

The Conqueror

Timothy Blackwood / United States / 12 Minutes / English Language

Maintenance worker by day, pro-boxer by night, Jerome Conquest lives in the city of 'Rocky' and comes from one of Philadelphia's most dangerous neighborhoods, Strawberry Mansion. When Conquest loses his best friend, Calvin, to street violence, he turns to boxing as a way to improve his life, which begins a story of redemption, not only for him but for his struggling community.

Playing with THE BALLAD OF A RIGHTEOUS MERCHANT

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Lifeboat
May
11
3:00 PM15:00

Lifeboat

Skye Fitzgerald / United States / 34 Minutes / Arabic, English, German Languages with English Subtitles


LIFEBOAT showcases the crisis of refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya in the middle of the night and pushing off into the unknown, despite a high probability of drowning.

Playing with THE BALLAD OF A RIGHTEOUS MERCHANT

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Ballad of a Righteous Merchant
May
11
3:00 PM15:00

Ballad of a Righteous Merchant

Herbert Golder / United States / 62 Minutes / English Language

Starring: Werner Herzog, Michael Shannon, Chloe Sevigny, Willem Dafoe, Udo Kier

A fresh and candid glimpse of one of the great masters of cinema at work, by his longtime friend and collaborator Herbert Golder, BALLAD OF A RIGHTEOUS MERCHANT chronicles Werner Herzog’s making of the feature film, MY SON, MY SON, WHAT HAVE YE DONE (co-written by Golder), which was nominated for a GOLDEN LION and for Best Screenplay at the 2009 Venice Film Festival, and which stars Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, and Chloe Sevigny.

Includes A SCRIBBLED MEMORY, FIGHTERS, LIFEBOAT and THE CONQUEROR

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