2009 Official Sidewalk Selectionsby SidewalkFilmFestival | created - 11 months ago | updated - 11 months ago | Public
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1. Dear Lemon Lima (2009)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. ... See full summary »
2. That Evening Sun (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama
An aging Tennessee farmer returns to his homestead and must confront a family betrayal, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the loss of his farm.
Votes: 2,516 | Gross: $0.28M
3. The House of the Devil (2009)
R | 95 min | Horror
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
Votes: 37,584 | Gross: $0.10M
4. Dead Snow (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.
Votes: 61,550 | Gross: $0.04M
6. Official Rejection (2009)
108 min | Documentary
A documentary following the exploits of a group of filmmakers as they take their independent feature, Ten 'til Noon (2006), along the film festival circuit, and the politics, pitfalls, triumphs and comic tragedies they encounter along the way. Full of interviews with important players in the indie world, this is a must see for young filmmakers on what happens when the shooting stops.
9. You Might as Well Live (2009)
R | 78 min | Comedy
On the advice of his childhood hero, Robert R. Mutt embarks on a madcap adventure to attain the three keys to being a "somebody" - a girl, some money and a championship ring.
10. The Mountain, the River and the Road (2009)
Not Rated | 72 min | Drama
Jeff is a failing post-college writer whose parents are finally kicking him out of the house. With this in mind, Jeff starts out on a road trip to Austin, TX with his friend, Tom; a final ... See full summary »
11. Lightning Salad Moving Picture (2008)
75 min | Comedy
Two radicool dudicals (The Superkiiids!) are commissioned by whiz-kid filmmaker and secret ops leader, Robert Zemeckis, to make the movie, "Back To The Future Part IV" with all deliberate ... See full summary »
12. Troll 2 (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.
13. The Dungeon Masters (2008)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Drama
An evil drow-elf is displaced by Hurricane Katrina. A sanitation worker lures friends into a Sphere of Annihilation. A failed supervillain starts a cable access show involving ninjas, ... See full summary »
14. Inside Buffalo (2010)
59 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The historic account of the 92nd Infantry Division, the African American segregated combat unit who fought in World War Two.
16. HomeGrown (2008)
52 min | Documentary
Homegrown is the inspiring true story of a family "living off the grid" in the heart of urban Pasadena, California. They harvest over 6,000 pounds of produce on less than a quarter of an ... See full summary »
19. Etienne! (2009)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy
After Richard finds out that his best and only friend, a dwarf hamster named Etienne, has terminal cancer, he decides to take his pocket pet on a bicycle road trip to show him the world before he has to put him to sleep.
23. Courting Condi (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
A spin on the Rapunzel fairy-tale, this unique romantic/political/biographic documentary feature will follow one love-struck soul's hilarious, emotionally engaging quest to woo one of the ... See full summary »
24. Branson (2009)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Broadway. Hollywood. Vegas. Nashville. ...Branson, Missouri? Set in the entertainment capital of Middle America, the story of BRANSON documents the lives of several performers struggling ... See full summary »
25. Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A documentary on art-scene commentator Paul Hasegawa-Overacker's relationship with enigmatic photographer Cindy Sherman.
26. Luckey (2008)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
Enabling sculptor Tom Luckey's artistic vision after his devastating fall through a window is a difficult proposition for Tom's divided family. The Luckeys must cross delicate lines drawn ... See full summary »
27. Forgetting Dad (2008)
84 min | Documentary
One week after a seemingly harmless car accident, a 45-year-old man suffers total amnesia. Christening himself the "New Richard," he embarks upon a new life with a new wife far away from ... See full summary »
28. General Orders No. 9 (2009)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary
One last trip down the rabbit hole before it gets paved over. A deep geography. What is above and what is below. What came before and what will come after. Agrarian fantasies, sacrificial ... See full summary »
30. The Vicious Kind (2009)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
31. Alabama Moon (2009)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Family
After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven-year-old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.
32. Children of Invention (2009)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
Two young children living illegally in a model apartment outside Boston are left to fend for themselves when their hardworking mother disappears.
Votes: 558 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Number One with a Bullet (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Featuring Ice Cube, Mos Def, Prodigy, KRS-ONE and Young Buck among others, this documentary pulls back the curtain on gun violence in hip-hop America.
34. Interplanetary (2008)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A motley assortment of men and women live and work together on a base on Mars for the Interplanetary Corporation. Things are pretty dull and unexciting until one day the crew find ... See full summary »
35. True Adolescents (2009)
Unrated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Craig Johnson's poised and poignant first feature follows Sam (Mark Duplass), an, unbeknownst to him, washed-up rocker in the early stages of haggard. Jobless and apartment-less, he crashes... See full summary »
36. Idiots and Angels (2008)
G | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Much to his surprise, an utter misanthrope is transformed into a reluctant do-gooder, when a glorious pair of angelic snow-white wings sprouts up from his back. Now, everyone in town wants a piece of his feathered appendages.
Director: Bill Plympton
37. The Tiger Next Door (2009)
TV-MA | 86 min | Documentary
Experts estimate that there are more tigers in private captivity in the USA than there are roaming wild in the world. 24 of them live in Dennis Hill's backyard. The Tiger Next Door follows ... See full summary »
Director: Camilla Calamandrei
39. Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968 (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary
SCARRED JUSTICE tells the story of South Carolina's 1968 'Orangeburg Massacre,' an incident often termed 'the Kent State of the South.' The film presents a chilling story about abuse of ... See full summary »
40. St. Nick (2009)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
St. Nick is the story of a brother and sister on the run. They've left their home for some unknown reason and are living in the woods, hiding in barns and sheds, doing what they can to ... See full summary »
41. Made in China (I) (2009)
87 min | Comedy
A confident young man with a unique style and a solid entrepreneurial spirit has made it his mission to bring the small pleasures in life to a global market. As an aspiring inventor ... See full summary »
42. Taxidermia (2006)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.
Votes: 15,489 | Gross: $0.01M
43. They Came to Play (2008)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Music
Chronicles the Fifth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, hosted by The Van Cliburn Foundation. Players from all over the world, ranging from self-taught to ... See full summary »
44. Autistic-Like: Graham's Story (2008)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary
Autistic-Like: Graham's Story is an intimate family portrait showing one dad's determined quest to find the right therapies, the right doctors, and even the right words to describe his son.... See full summary »
Director: Erik Linthorst
45. Best Worst Movie (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.
Votes: 7,280 | Gross: $0.10M