Friday, January 27

2019 National Board of Review – Top Independent Films Winner and Nominees

2019 National Board of Review – Top Independent Films Winner

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Give Me Liberty

Give Me Liberty

In this freewheeling comedy, medical transport driver Vic risks his job to shuttle a group of rowdy seniors and a Russian boxer to a funeral, dragging clients like Tracy, a young woman with ALS, along for the ride.

Judy

Judy

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Midsommar

Midsommar

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

The Farewell

The Farewell

A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

The Nightingale

The Nightingale

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker

The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

The Souvenir

The Souvenir

A young film student in the early ’80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Wild Rose

Wild Rose

A troubled young Glaswegian woman dreams of becoming a Nashville country star.