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The Tender Bar

A boy grows up without a father but is surrounded with unlikely surrogates: the patrons who haunt a pub in Manhasset, Long Island where his uncle tends bar. He eventually breaks into journalism as a copy-boy at "The New York Times" and goes on to win a Pulitzer for feature writing at the "L.A. Times."

White Bird: A Wonder Story

For millions of readers and moviegoers, Wonder is the captivating, inspiring, and uplifting story of the power of kindness – how it can build bridges and change hearts. In White Bird: A Wonder Story, kindness even has the power to save lives, as Julian Albans, the bully who left Beecher Prep, is visited by his Grandmère from Paris and is transformed by her remarkable story of compassion and courage. As a girl in Nazi-occupied France, the young Grandmère goes into hiding with the help of a schoolmate, a young man who risks everything to give her the chance to survive. Together, they find beauty and love in the secret world of their own creation.

The Long Home

Set in rural Tennessee in the 1940s, a young and headstrong carpenter, who lost his father years before to a human evil, is forced to make difficult moral choices to face up to that evil.

The Vineyard

Follows an American teenager whose life is uprooted when she unexpectedly moves to Italy to live with a grandfather she never knew existed.
Location: Italy

The Wilderness of James

The film takes place in Portland and is the coming of age story about a young boy dealing with absence of his father.

Big Time Adolescence

Story of a teenage boy coming of age in his dull suburban town under the destructive guidance of his best friend, a charismatic college dropout.

The Quench

Tai, a Vietnamese-American teen, is placed in a rural town after a harrowing encounter with a foster father. His new foster parents provide a nurturing but reclusive lifestyle. The husband, Peter, a knifemaker by trade, introduces Tai to the craft, but as Tai is groomed into a more refined version of himself, being drawn out and shaped by Peter, he quickly discovers the true dangers of becoming the knifemaker’s protégé.

1990

A high school student transfers to a new school for his senior year, which sees him become best friends with classmate Kali. Though both harbor romantic feelings for one another, their timing never seems to be quite right.

Departures

The story centers on Skye (Williams), a spirited teenager with a terminal illness who befriends Calvin (Butterfield), a 19-year-old hypochondriac working as a baggage handler at the local airport. Calvin helps Skye carry out her eccentric “bucket list” of things to do before she dies. In the process, he learns to confront and conquer his own fears, including falling in love with Izzy (Dobrev).