“The Sax Man” — Maurice Reedus Jr. is a legendary Cleveland street musician known by most only as the Sax Man.
“Queens and Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo” — A year following the International Gay Rodeo Association reveals compelling characters who eat, drink and breathe the ranch and rodeo lifestyle ... they just also happen to be from the LGBT community.
“TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui” — Documentary explores the life and work of a visionary architect.
“Harlem Street Singer” tells the little-known story of the Rev. Gary Davis, who gained fame as a blind street guitarist whose musical identity alternated between devout gospel singer and hard-edged blues man.
"Time Brings About A Change ... A Floyd Dixon Celebration," the feature-length documentary on the jump-blues pianist, will cap the Arizona International Film Festival's "Filmstock" event.
A discussion will follow the screening of "The Second Cooler," a look at how Latin Americans brave the desert to America.
"Indian Dreams" is the tale of an Indian man who takes a 2,000-mile journey to fulfill the dream of seeing the ocean.
"Zoom," the story of two high school kids in 1959 who decided to start a record label, screens on opening night.
"My Village, My Lobster" is a documentary on perils faced by commercial lobster fishermen on Nicaragua's Miskito Coast.
"Escaramuza: Riding From the Heart," about the Mexican tradition of female horse riders, is also among the festival's opening night offerings.
"After Winter, Spring" documents farmers in southwestern France who have held on to peasant traditions.
Australian director James Khehtie will attend Friday's screening of "The Telegram Man," which stars Jack Thompson.
Tatanka Means stars as Buddy Begay, a finalist in a fictional fry bread competition in the mockumentary "More Than Frybread" by Phoenix filmmaker Travis Hamilton. It will screen at 4:30 p.m. April 28 at the Screening Room.
"Meherjaan," a film from Bangladesh about lost love, is one of six that will premiere Friday at the Arizona International Film festival's opening night at the Crossroads Festival.
A single mother and her autistic daughter seek some common ground in the comedy-drama "Fly Away."
Ab Jenkins was the original 1920s speedster on the Bonneville Salt Flats, a tale of daring documented in the movie "Boys of Bonneville: On a Ribbon of Salt." It screens April 17.
Children and relatives live near a mountain of trash, which they collect and recycle, in "The Tijuana Project."
"Patience of Memory" recalls destruction of Dresden via animation.