Nantucket Film Festival: Features Lineupby IMDb-Editors | created - 26 May 2017 | updated - 26 May 2017 | Public
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2. A Gray State (2017)
TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary
A documentary about the mysterious death of fringe political filmmaker David Crowley, who was found dead alongside members of his family in their suburban Minnesota home in January of 2015.
3. Abundant Acreage Available (2017)
TV-PG | 80 min | Drama
After their father dies, a middle-aged brother and sister wrestle with legacy and ownership when three brothers, whose family farmed the land for generations, return after 50 years.
4. After Auschwitz (2017)
83 min | Documentary
"You're free. Go home" Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. After Auschwitz begins with these words, inviting audiences to ... See full summary »
Votes: 55 | Gross: $0.07M
5. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)
PG | 98 min | Documentary
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Votes: 6,599 | Gross: $3.50M
7. Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary
A famous television personality struggles to restore science to its rightful place in a world hostile to evidence and reason.
Votes: 775 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)
88 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.
Votes: 2,348 | Gross: $0.82M
10. Chavela (2017)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life of pioneering singer Chavela Vargas, from her birth in Costa Rica in 1919 to her death in Mexico in 2012.
Votes: 501 | Gross: $0.15M
11. City of Ghosts (2017)
R | 92 min | Documentary, War
A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,874 | Gross: $0.13M
12. Dear Dictator (2017)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" at her high school.
13. Dina (2017)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary
An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.
Votes: 518 | Gross: $0.09M
14. The Last Movie Star (I) (2017)
R | 94 min | Drama
An aging former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface, the film is a tale about faded fame. At its core, it's a universal story about growing old.
Votes: 2,628 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Fits and Starts (2017)
80 min | Comedy
A struggling writer can't seem to escape his wife's literary success. When a road trip to a publisher's salon takes an unexpected turn, he has to face his own creative shortcomings and find a way to regain control of his life and work.
16. For Ahkeem (2017)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough ... See full summary »
Votes: 90 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Hot Summer Nights (2017)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Circa 1980s, a sheltered teenage boy comes of age during a wild summer he spends in Cape Cod getting rich from selling pot to gangsters, falling in love for the first time, partying and eventually realizing that he is in over his head.
22. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.
Votes: 24,861 | Gross: $54.22M
24. Literally, Right Before Aaron (2017)
TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
Still reeling from his breakup with college sweetheart Allison, Adam's world is thrown into further chaos when he's surprisingly invited to attend her wedding.
26. Love After Love (2017)
91 min | Drama, Romance
Following the death of their father, two sons deal with the trials of their own lives while watching their mother explore new beginnings of her own.
Votes: 600 | Gross: $0.11M
28. Marjorie Prime (2017)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a woman to come face-to-face with the younger version of her late husband.
Votes: 4,542 | Gross: $0.18M
29. Menashe (2017)
PG | 82 min | Drama
Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood.
Votes: 1,456 | Gross: $1.70M
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children's books.
31. More Art Upstairs (2017)
TV-14 | 76 min | Documentary
For three weeks in September, beer-fueled debates in the bars of one Michigan town aren't about sports and politics but art. Hundreds of thousands of people come to Grand Rapids to engage ... See full summary »
33. Patti Cake$ (2017)
R | 109 min | Drama, Music
PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.
Votes: 8,467 | Gross: $0.80M
34. Pop Aye (2017)
104 min | Drama
On a chance encounter, a disenchanted architect bumps into his long-lost elephant on the streets of Bangkok. Excited, he takes his elephant on a journey across Thailand, in search of the farm where they grew up together.
Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.08M
35. Porto (2016)
R | 76 min | Drama, Romance
Jake and Mati are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.
Votes: 1,337 | Gross: $0.02M
36. Quest (II) (2017)
104 min | Documentary, Family, Music
A husband and wife live in an impoverished neighborhood in north Philadelphia while they raise their daughter and run a recording studio in their basement.
Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.05M
37. School Life (2016)
PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary
Long careers are drawing to a close for John and Amanda, who teach Latin, English, and guitar at a stately home-turned-school, where they are legends with a mantra: "Reading. 'Rithmetic. Rock 'n' roll!" But leaving is the hardest lesson.
Votes: 212 | Gross: $0.04M
38. Serenade For Haiti (2016)
78 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A classical music school in the heart of troubled Port-au-Prince, Haiti, thrives despite decades of entrenched poverty and political strife. When a catastrophic earthquake completely ... See full summary »
Director: Owsley Brown
39. Shadowman (2017)
81 min | Documentary, Biography
Richard Hambleton was a founder of the street art movement before succumbing to drugs and homelessness. Rediscovered 20 years later, he gets a second chance. But will he take it?
Votes: 85 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Spettacolo (2017)
TV-PG | 91 min | Documentary
Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play. "Spettacolo" is a portrait of this 50-... See full summary »
Votes: 98 | Gross: $0.03M
42. Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton (2017)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Sport
This is the remarkable story of an American icon who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of a hard-charging athlete explores ... See full summary »
Votes: 348 | Gross: $0.18M
43. The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Western
A thrilling and action-packed Western, The Ballad of Lefty Brown is a story about loyalty, friendship, and the relentless pursuit of justice.
Votes: 3,852 | Gross: $0.01M
44. The Big Sick (2017)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Votes: 102,575 | Gross: $42.87M
47. The Little Hours (2017)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation.
Votes: 14,630 | Gross: $1.65M
48. The Reagan Show (2017)
TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary
Made up entirely of archival news and White House footage, this documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity, and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan.
49. The Strange Ones (2017)
R | 81 min | Drama, Thriller