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Magnolia

International Falls

Director: Amber McGinnis
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Dee is a middle-aged wife and mother stuck in a boring job and a broken marriage in what feels like the frozen edge of the world: International Falls, Minnesota. A...

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Jheri Curl Shorts: Drama 1

Directors: Various
Magnolia :: Shorts Blocks
Tadpole Director: Jovan James / 7:08 A shy teenager named Chris anxiously prepares his room for his friend Alex to spend the night. Limerence Director: Charlene Fisk / 9:00 When...

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Kifaru

Director: David Hambridge
Documentary Features :: Magnolia
Kifaru follows the lives of two young, Kenyan recruits that join Ol Pejeta Conservancy's rhino caretaker unit. This small group of brave rangers care for and protect Sudan, the last...

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Knife Skills

Thomas Lennon
Documentary Features :: Magnolia
What does it take to build a world-class French restaurant? What if the staff is almost entirely men and women just out of prison? What if most have never cooked...

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Knives and Skin

Director: Jennifer Reeder
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Have you seen Carolyn Harper? No one has, not since her jock boyfriend abandoned her at the lake. Something isn't quite right, but it's hard to say which wave of...

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Lez Bomb

Jenna Laurenzo
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Lez Bomb is a multigenerational comedy of errors featuring a young woman (Lauren) who comes home for Thanksgiving with some life changing news. Little does Lauren know, the eccentric cast...

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Mapplethorpe

Ondi Timoner
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Robert Mapplethorpe's portraits, images of calla lilies, and chronicles of New York City's underground BDSM scene remain touchstones of 20th-century photography even now, nearly three decades after his death. Mapplethorpe...

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Midnighters

Julius Ramsay
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
While driving home on New Year's Eve, a married couple hits a stranger walking on a dark forest road. In a panic, they take the body home to sober up...

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Miss Arizona

Autumn McAlpin
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Rose Raynes was crowned Miss Arizona - 15 years ago. Now a bored housewife trapped in a loveless marriage, Rose accepts an invitation to teach a life skills class at...

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Mr. Roosevelt

Noël Wells
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
After a death in her family, struggling LA-based comedian Emily Martin returns to Austin. There she finds herself in the awkward position of staying with her ex and his new...

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