A film by Evgeny Afineevsky | USA | English | 2021 | 116 minutes | Rental Price: $12
FRANCESCO takes an unsparing look at the most pressing issues of the 21st Century; economic stratification, race and gender inequality, the climate crisis, xenophobia and others; while shining a light on the challenges and consequences that have led us to this moment in time. As we embark on this journey, with Pope Francis as our guide, we discover a leader who demonstrates a tremendous amount of humility, wisdom and generosity towards all, and whose ideals can help us build a bridge to a better future and thrive as a global community.
A film by Shatara Michelle Ford | USA | English | 2020 | 82 minutes | Rental Price: $12
TEST PATTERN is part psychological horror, part realist drama set against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care & policing, the #meetoo movement, and race in America. The film follows an interracial couple whose relationship is put to the test after a Black woman is sexually assaulted and her white boyfriend drives her from hospital to hospital in search of a rape kit. The film analyzes the effects of the systemic factors and social conditioning women face when navigating sex and consent within the American patriarchy, along with exploring institutional racism from a black female point of view.
The Man Who Sold His Skin
A film by Kaouther Ben Hania | Tunisia | Arabic, English, French | 2021 | 104 minutes | Rental Price: $12
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his life, he accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the World’s most sulfurous contemporary artist. Turning his own body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam will however come to realize that his decision might actually mean anything but freedom.
2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films
Rental Price: $12 per package, $30 for bundle
For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the Oscar® Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films and for a limited time is available to watch on the big screen. Each nominee is released in one of three distinct feature-length compilations according to their category of nomination: Live Action, Animation or Documentary.