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Milton's Secret

Milton’s Secret

Director Barnet Bain aims for Milton’s Secret to be a soothing balm for scary times. The film captures the slow release of relief that comforts Milton Adams (William Ainscough) as his 12th birthday nears, and a visit from his grandfather (Donald Sutherland) makes all the difference.

Never

Never

The unmoored millennials in Brett Allen Smith’s moody debut feature click easily but rarely connect. Denim (Zachary Booth), recently arrived in Seattle, is meeting new people, including the introspective singer-songwriter Nikki (Zelda Williams).

Almost There

Almost There

The observational documentary meets the observer effect in Almost There, as filmmakers chronicle how their solitary subject is changed by their scrutiny. While shooting the Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Indiana, co-directors Aaron Wickenden and Dan Rybicky discover outsider artist Peter Anton drawing portraits.

The Black Dove

The Black Dove

An acoustic guitar known as the Black Dove brings together a father stumbling toward redemption and a daughter seeking reconciliation in Michael Prisco Caporale’s directorial debut.