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Justin Karten

International Shorts
Director: Justin Karten

A blind teenaged skateboarder doesn’t let his challenges hold him back from achieving his dreams.

Disabilities, Under 18 May Attend

Kato Ikuo

(Kutsushita)
Dragons & Tigers
Director: Kato Ikuo

Kato Ikuo’s anime on boyhood misdemeanours.

Animation

David Katznelson

Nonfiction Features
Director: David Katznelson

A truly memorable documentary about the cycles of life in the remote northwest coastal Greenland village of Niaqornat. The remaining 59 citizens, most of them Inuit, are on thin ice, their traditions jeopardized by climate change and the influence of the outside world. Sarah Gavron directed this "beautiful, austere movie."—Observer

Adventures Outdoors, Environment, Aboriginal First Nations

Abdellatif Kechiche

(La vie d'Adèle--Chapitres 1 & 2)
Spotlight on France
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

A tour de force of unbridled intimacy and graphic sexuality, Abdellatif Kechiche’s acclaimed drama features superb performances from Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos as young women finding their love for each other. "A shattering masterpiece about sexual awakening, heartbreak and self-discovery…"—Atlantic. Winner, Palme d’Or (for film and lead actors), Cannes 2013.

Literary (inc. Adaptations), Queer Interest, Romance, Sex & Eroticism

Yana Kehrlein

International Shorts
Director: Yana Kehrlein

A small-time criminal kidnaps his estranged daughter and takes off on a road trip with ideas of starting a new life in Canada. Staring Dominic Fumusa (Kevin in Nurse Jackie).

Crime, Drama

Aharon Keshales

Altered States
Director: Aharon Keshales

A disgraced cop and grieving father look to exact vengeance on a suspected pedophile murderer in this grisly tale. With its heady mix of brutality, merciless black comedy and potent subtext, Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado’s thriller leaves you reeling and forces you to question where your sympathies lie. Winner, Best Film, Best Screenplay, Fantasia 2013.

Comedy, Crime, Family Relations, Jewish Interest, Mystery, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Boris Khlebnikov

(Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn)
Cinema of Our Time
Director: Boris Khlebnikov

Offered a lucrative payoff if he abandons his land, Sasha instead stages a "mini-revolution" at the behest of his farmhands. Exacting, efficient and clearly indebted to High Noon, Boris Khlebnikov’s standoff drama is "an elemental tale of rural conflict… [and] a fatalistic social drama in the grand Russian tradition."—Hollywood Reporter

Drama, Human Rights, Revolution & Empowerment, Western

Kim Dongho

Dragons & Tigers
Director: Kim Dongho

Kim Dongho’s short has the inside dope on filmfest juries.

Kim Hakhyun

Dragons & Tigers
Director: Kim Hakhyun

Kim Hakhyun’s anime on divided identities.

Kim Soojin

(Seon)
Dragons & Tigers
Director: Kim Soojin

Kim Soojin explores urban paranoia.

Peter Kimball

International Shorts
Director: Peter Kimball

Hilarity ensues when Lowell gets caught by Mom in bed with a girl she’s never seen before. Things go downhill from there, when his girlfriend, Dad and the other girl’s boyfriend show up, too!

Comedy, Under 18 May Attend

Susumu Kimura

International Shorts
Director: Susumu Kimura

On a hospital deathbed, while the line between internal monologue and reality blurs, a man composes a love letter to his wife.

Experimental & Avant Garde

Koreeda Hirokazu

(Soshite Chichi ni Naru)
Dragons & Tigers
Director: Koreeda Hirokazu

Koreeda Hirokazu’s prizewinner asks: what if two male babies were accidentally switched at birth and, six years later, the parents decided to restore the boys to their "rightful" homes? The conundrum is a clever pretext for a study of differences in class, temperament and the ability to love. Winner, Jury Prize, Cannes 2013.

Drama, Family Relations

Matthew Kowalchuk

Canadian Images
Director: Matthew Kowalchuk

Having just chickened out of a suicide attempt, malcontent Holloman turns his attention to the seemingly boundless happiness of Lawrence, a man of few morals and no brains. Matthew Kowalchuk’s film—adapted from Morris Panych’s play—works on many levels: as wacky sketch comedy, as absurdist fable and, most pungently, as a satire on the modern rat race.

Comedy

Dan Krauss

Nonfiction Features
Director: Dan Krauss

If you were a young soldier in Afghanistan and thought the line between the "fog of war" and "killing for sport" was being crossed, would you blow the whistle? Adam Winfield did, and then found himself a target of one of the largest war crimes investigations in US history. Dan Krauss directed this riveting, must-see exposé of what armed foreign intervention can lead to. Winner, Best Documentary, Tribeca 2013.

Crime, Human Rights, War & Espionage