Friday, Oct. 6
Stephen Cone / Narrative Feature, Special Guests, Friday, Oct. 6 / USA / 2017 / 96 minsWhen 16-year-old Cyd (Jessie Pinnick, in what should be a star-making turn) comes to stay with her aunt Miranda (Rebecca Spence) at her Chicago home for the summer, she’s looking for an escape. With a depressed father back at home in South Carolina, Cyd is ready for some time on her own.
Francis Lee / ASL Interpreted, Narrative Feature, Friday, Oct. 6 / UK / 2017 / 105 minsAs the sole able-bodied man of the house, Johnny Saxby (Josh O’Connor) handles much of the responsibility on the isolated Yorkshire farm where he lives with his grandmother (Gemma Jones) and ailing father, Martin (Ian Hart). It’s not a household prone to outward shows of emotion, and Johnny numbs himself to his stifling existence through drinking and casual sex, when he manages to find time.