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2017

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

ELIGIBLE FILMS






* 3 Generations
The 5th Kind
6 Days
9/11
12 Chom Sao: Vea Duong Cho Yeu Chay 13 Minutes
27 Matches * 2:22



Across the Line
Adam K
After Love
* Aftermath Against the Night
Alien Reign of Man
* Alive and Kicking (d)

* Alone in Berlin * The Assignment Austin Found



Baby Steps
The Bad Batch Band Aid
Banjos, Bluegrass & Squirrel Barkers (d)
Beach Rats
* Beatriz at Dinner
Because of Grácia
The Beguiled Bender
* Berlin Syndrome Beware the Lake
* Bitter Harvest * The Blackcoat's Daughter * Blind
*+ Bokeh The Book of Henry * The Book of Love
A Boy Called Po Brad's Status
Brick Madness
Brigsby Bear Bumpin Uglies Bushwick
+ Buster's Mal Heart * The Bye Bye Man



California Typewriter (d)
Camera Obscura * Carrie Pilby
Case 137 Castle Hill (d) *+ Catfight
+ Chasing Coral (d)
* Chuck Churchill
City of Ghosts (d) Clarity
* Colossal
Columbus * The Comedian The Commune
* The Crash Crown Heights Cut Shoot Kill



Dalida
Dan's Humongous Apartment Dark Light of Day
A Dark Song
Dave Made a Maze
Dayveon
* Day of Days * Dean
*+ Detour * The Dinner The Discarded
Do It Like an Hombre
Do You Take This Man? Dolores (d)
The Domicile * Drone






Easy Living
Embargo (d)
Enduring: A Mother's Story
* Everybody Loves Somebody Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (d)



Few and Far Between
* First Kill
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Rememberes
The Force (d)

From Nowhere
From the Land of the Moon Fun Mom Dinner The Future Perfect




A Gentleman * Ghost House
A Ghost Story
* The Girl With All the Gifts Girls Tyme: Making a Child of Destiny (d)
Go North Good Day
Good Time
Gook
Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Graduation
Grainne Uaile: The Movie Granny of the Dead



The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki + Headshot A Heartbeat Away from Destiny: The Michael Montgomery Story (d)
* The Hero * Hickok Hidden Assets
hitched The Hitman's Bodyguard



* I Am Not Your Negro (d)
I Do... Until I Don't
In Search of Fellini
In This Corner of the World An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (d) Incruentus
Infniity Chamber
Ingrid Goes West



Jackals
The Jackson 5... Million (d) Jesus
Joey's Show Will Go On (d)

John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (d) Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamonds are Unbreakable - Chapter 1 The Journey
Justice





Kedi (d)
Kaha Bhulna Sakchu
Kiki (d)


Kill Me Please
* Kill Switch Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web (d)
Kuso



Lady Macbeth
Landline Las Vegas Vietnam: The Movie
* The Last Word The Layover
Legend of the Naga Pearls
Lemon The Limehouse Golem
The Lonely Italian (d)
* The Lost City of Z

Lost in Paris Love Snoia
* The Lovers
*+ Lovesong Lowriders The Lure



Machines (d)
Making Moves
* Manifesto
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards (d)


Marjorie Prime
Maudie * Mean Dreams
Media Studies Memoir of a Murderer
Menashe
Mike Boy
* Mine The Monster Project
* Mune: Guardian of the Moon * My Cousin Rachel * My Life as a Zucchini



+ Naked
Napping Princess
The Nieghborhood
The Nile Hilton Incident Nocturama * Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer



Obit (d)
Of the Oak (d)
Once Upon a Time
* Once Upon a Time in Venice One on One (d) The Only Living Boy in New York
Open Water 3: Cage Dive
The Ornithologist




Paranoia Tapes
* Paris Can Wait Past Life
Patti Cake$
Person to Person Personal Shopper
Pilgrimage Planetarium Polina
Pop Aye
Poster Boys
Punching Henry
Pure Country Pure Heart




The Queen of Spain
* Queen of the Desert * A Quiet Passion



* Railroad Tigers
* Rapture
Rat Film (d)
* Raw Rebel in the Rye Rebels on Pointe (d)
Red Christmas Red Trees (d)
* The Red Turtle
* Red White Black & Blue (d) Resurface (d) Risk



S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
* The Salesman Santoalla (d)
School Life (d)
Score: A Film Music Documentary (d) * The Sense of an Ending
Served Like a Girl (d) Set Free Posse: Jesus Freaks, Biker Gang or Christian Cult? (d) The Shopkeeper (d)
Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (d) Sky Sharks * Sleight
* Song to Song * Spark: A Space Tail The Spartan Chronicles
Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
Step (d) Strange Weather
Strong Island (d)
Sugar! Swim Team (d)



* T2: Trainspotting
* Table 19 A Taxi Driver
Temple

* Their Finest
Theron Madison's Blue * This Beautiful Fantastic To Love the Soul of a Woman
Tokyo Ghoul Tomorrow Echoes Toxic Lullaby/Gone with the Dead The Movie
The Trip to Spain Trophy (d) True to the Game



* Undercover Grandpa
* Underworld: Blood Wars Unhinged
* A United Kingdom The Unknown Girl
Unlocked
The UnMiracle




Valley of Bones
The Vault * The Veil
Vengeance: A Love Story
Viceroy's House The Villainess
* The Void





* Wakefield
Walking Bear, Running Wolf
The Wall
We Are Family The Wedding Plan Wheeler
Whose Streets (d) The Wilde Wedding * Wilson
Wind River The Wolfes Wolves
Woodpeckers
The Wound
WTF!



Year by the Sea
* Youth in Oregon







Festival Films



























































Ineligible Films