Indies Series Returns to Studio C!

New films will be hitting the big screen at Studio C! from January 24th thru February 28th. For more information visit for the full schedule of showtimes. See you at the movies! 

  • Directed by Lucy Walker-This eye-popping, yet intimate, story of U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce uses years of vérité footage to expose the potentially high price of participating in extreme- action sports. Training to compete against longtime rival Shaun White at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Kevin suffered massive head trauma from a 2009 accident in Park City, Utah. His tight-knit Vermont family flew to his side, and together they began an intensive process of trying to rehabilitate him and help him rebuild his permanently damaged life. But when he insisted he wanted to return to the sport he loved, his family objected. Click here for watch the trailer

  • Directed by Rola Nashef-Set in the unofficial Arab-American capital, the "Pure Michigan" Detroit Unleaded is a lively slice-of-life in a gas station. This romantic comedy has a vibrant cast of characters to humorously explore family relationships, cultural identity and love. Lebanese-American helmer Rola Nashef's feature debut (expanded from a short film shown at 2007 ELFF) is a fragrant potpourri of elements found in Clerks, Amreeka and Do the Right Thing but maintaining an individual voice. Charismatic, charming, romantic and funny. Click here for watch the trailer

  • Directed by Thomas Vinterberg-From the Danish director of the Oscar-winning Celebration, comes this mesmerizing film about a teacher who lives a lonely life, while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. The brilliant actor Mads Mikkelsen (Brothers, A Royal Affair), stars in one of his best roles. Another film from Denmark that touches us with emotion, heartbreak and intelligence. Do not miss this one! Click here for watch the trailer

  • Directed by Jacob Kornbluth-Brought back from the film festival by popular demand! Did you know that the 400 wealthiest individuals own ½ of the country's total assets? You will after seeing this engrossing and engaging documentary that examines the causes and consequences of the widening income gap in America. Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich with humor and sensible clarity exposes the risks of continuing down the current path we're on and emphasizes the need to regain the middle class to stabilize our economy. Winner, Special Jury Award, Sundance Film Festival; Winner, Best Documentary, Traverse City Film Festival. Click here for watch the trailer

  • Directed by Lake Bell-Lake Bell stars in this hilarious romantic comedy about a struggling vocal coach who strikes it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voiceovers, only to find herself in direct competition with the industry's reigning king - her father. Written and directed by Bell, who won the Sundance 2013 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for the script, In a World... also stars Fred Melamed (A Serious Man), Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine), Demetri Martin (Important Things with Demetri Martin), Michaela Watkins (Enlightened), Ken Marino (Burning Love), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation), Alexandra Holden (The Hot Chick) and Tig Notaro (The Sarah Silverman Program). Click here for watch the trailer

  • An exceptionally powerful thriller that examines guilt, violence and psychological torment and chills to the core. 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. This forces those involved in the original case to face their past. Beautifully acted and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Click here for watch the trailer