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Below is a list of all the eligible independent films for the year 2017. Many visitors to the site have e-mailed asking for recommendations and/or reviews of independent movies. The members of the Chlotrudis Awards Nominating Committee see lots of independent films and on the Chlotrudis Comments page, we will share our thoughts or reviews of the year's movies. Underlined films lead to Chlotrudis reviews. If you have a suggestion, or a film you'd like to see commented on by Chlotrudis Members, send us an e-mail. Now let's get on with the comments!

Take a look at the reviews for 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001

* indicates availability on DVD

+ indicates availbility streaming


* 3 Generations
13 Minutes

* Aftermath
* Alive and Kicking (d)
* Alone in Berlin
* The Assignment
Austin Found

The Bad Batch
Band Aid Beatriz at Dinner
The Beguiled
* Berlin Syndrome The Big Sick
* Bitter Harvest * The Blackcoat's Daughter *+ Bokeh
The Book of Henry * The Book of Love Buster's Mal Heart
* The Bye Bye Man

Camera Obscura
* Carrie Pilby *+ Catfight
Chuck Churchill City of Ghosts (d)
* Colossal * The Comedian The Commune
* The Crash

A Dark Song
*+ Detour
The Dinner Do You Take This Man?
* Drone

* Everybody Loves Somebody

From Nowhere

A Ghost Story
* The Girl With All the Gifts Go North
Graduation Granny of the Dead

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki + Headshot The Hero

* I Am Not Your Negro (d)

The Journey

Kedi (d)
Kiki (d)
Kill Switch

* The Last Word

* The Lost City of Z
Lost in Paris * The Lovers *+ Lovesong
Lowriders The Lure

* Mean Dreams
* Mine My Cousin Rachel * My Life as a Zucchini

* Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

Obit (d)
Of the Oak (d)
Once Upon a Time in Venice

Paris Can Wait
Past Life
Personal Shopper
Punching Henry

Queen of the Desert
* A Quiet Passion

* Railroad Tigers
* The Red Turtle Risk

* The Salesman
Santoalla (d)
Score: A Film Music Documentary (d)
* The Sense of an Ending Sleight * Song to Song
* Spark: A Space Tail Swim Team (d)

* T2: Trainspotting
* Table 19 * Their Finest
* This Beautiful Fantastic

Undercover Grandpa
* Underworld: Blood Wars * A United Kingdom

* The Void

The Wall The Wedding Plan
Wheeler * Wilson Wolves

* Youth in Oregon

Festival Films

Ineligible Films