KEDI

Dir: Ceyda Torun

For thousands of years, cats have lived alongside humans in Istanbul becoming an essential part of the community. Captivating and joyous, Kedi explores the lives of seven street cats and their connection to the city and people of Istanbul. 

*QUEST

Dir: Jonathan Olshefski

Shot over a decade, this tender and moving film is a portrait of a family living in North Philadelphia. Set against the backdrop of a country now in turmoil, Quest is a profound testament to love, healing and hope.

STEP

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

An uplifting and vibrant film following an inner city Baltimore high school Step team. Under the guidance of their mothers and mentors, the ‘Lethal Ladies’ step team fight against the odds and use their dancing as a way to express themselves, unite their peers and keep chasing their dreams.

MOTHERLAND

Dir: Ramona S. Diaz

Motherland takes us into the heart of the world’s busiest maternity hospital in one of the most populous countries: The Philippines. An intimate and heart-warming vérité portrait of women taking the first steps on their journey of motherhood.

ICARUS

Dir: Bryan Fogel

A doping investigation leads to a global cat and mouse game when filmmaker and cyclist Bryan Fogel meets renegade Russian scientist Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov and triggers a huge international sports scandal.

Doc/Fest Presents: STEP

Dir: Amanda Lipitz

An uplifting and vibrant film following an inner city Baltimore high school Step team. Under the guidance of their mothers and mentors, the ‘Lethal Ladies’ step team fight against the odds and use their dancing as a way to express themselves, unite their peers and keep chasing their dreams.