Sidewalk 2016 is just seven weeks away!

Check out a few films that will be at Sidewalk this year!

The Master Cleanse
Director: Bobby Miller


81 Minutes

Trailer | Website

Synopsis: Down, out, and heartbroken, Paul attends a spiritual retreat to cleanse himself and fix his broken life but soon discovers that the cleanse releases more than everyday toxins… a lot more. The feature debut from Bobby Miller,  The Master Cleanse , is a humorous, weird, and soulful fantasy that examines how we deal with the things that weigh us down in life, ultimately asking the all-important question: given the opportunity to literally face your demons, what would you do?  The Master Cleanse  stars Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel, Anjelica Huston and Oliver Platt.

Little Men
Director: Ira Sachs
85 Minutes

Synopsis: When 13-year-old Jake's grandfather dies, his family moves back into its old Brooklyn home. There, Jake befriends Tony, whose single Chilean mother runs the shop downstairs. Starring Greg Kinnear, Michael Barbieri, Theo Taplitz and Jennifer Ehle

Special Encore, Double Feature Screening of Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made followed by Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made 
Directors: Tim Skousen, Jeremy Coon
106 Minutes

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation
Director: Eric Zala
112 Minutes

Synopsis: Childhood friends Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb reunite 25 years later to shoot the final scene of their shot-for-shot remake of Steven Spielberg's classic film Raiders of the Lost Ark. Sidewalk is proud to present a special encore screening of Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made followed by the  Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation, Eric Zala will join us for the screening. 

Author: The JT LeRoy Story
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
110 Minutes

Synopsis: The definitive look inside the mysterious case of 16-year-old literary sensation JT LeRoy, a creature so perfect for his time that if he didn't exist, someone would have had to invent him. Perhaps someone did? The strangest story about story ever told. After refusing to cooperate with Marjorie Sturm on the fascinating “The Cult of JT Leroy” (2015), Laura Albert gets a podium for airing her side — and nobody else's — in Jeff Feuerzeig's  Author: The JT Leroy Story .

Holy Hell
Director: Will Allen


112 Minutes


Synopsis: An inside look at a West Hollywood cult formed by a charismatic teacher in the 1980s that eventually imploded.

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