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Friday, November 11, 2016

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McNichols Building

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

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Growing Up Coy

1:15pm/82min

The Fairy

3:45pm/94min

Lost in Paris

6:30pm/83min

Trespass Against Us

9:00pm/99min

The Eyes of My Mother

11:15pm/76min

Actor Martinez

2:00pm/75min

Obit

4:30pm/93min

We Are the Flesh

9:15pm/79min

Red Christmas

11:30pm/83min

Actors of Sound

1:30pm/100min

New World

4:00pm/90min

Warehoused

6:30pm/92min

Staying Vertical

8:45pm/100min

SEED: The Untold Story

1:15pm/94min

Pikadero

3:45pm/102min

Apprentice

6:15pm/115min

Kiki, Love to Love

9:00pm/102min

Hunter Gatherer

3:45pm/88min

Harmonium

6:15pm/118min

Always Shine

9:00pm/87min

The Promise

1:45pm/117min

Death By Death

4:30pm/90min

Ovarian Psycos

8:45pm/82min

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

Meet the Mathises, a Colorado family whose four-year-old child self-identifies as a girl. When Coy is forced to use the boys’ bathroom at school, they’re spurred to take legal action. This documentary follows their struggle all the way to the Supreme Court....

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UA Pavilions 1:15 PM

Featuring stunning time-lapse cinematography and meticulous research, this documentary shines a spotlight on the fascinating world of seeds. With 94 percent of seed diversity disappearing over the past century, the directors give a rallying cry for all concerned about environmental issues....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

In a secluded mountain town, a young train engineer who has just lost his mother to suicide falls for a mysterious mortician. What starts as magnetic attraction becomes something much darker in this poetic tale of heartbreak and betrayal, beautifully shot in and around Central City, Colorado....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

In an era of rampant digitization, Foley is the increasingly unsung craft of post-production sound-effects creation. This fascinating documentary follows its leading artists to show you how they “paint pictures with sound,” enhancing critical cinematic moments....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

Masterfully weaving archival footage and new evidence, German documentary filmmakers Marcus Vetter and Karin Steinberger shed light on the convictions of Jens Soering and Elizabeth Haysom for the gruesome murder of Elizabeth’s parents in 1986....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:00 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 12/15/16 at the Sie FilmCenter....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

Scottish director Ben Sharrock offers a look, comedic and touching by turns, at two young lovers struggling to find privacy and consummate their relationship. But in sleepy Basque country, they’re beleaguered by the economic hardships Europe is facing....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

Featuring slapstick and sparse dialogue, this engaging frolic stylistically resembles the greats of the silent-film era. Dom, a hotel night clerk, finds himself granted three wishes by newly arrived guest Fiona, a self-proclaimed fairy. He asks for a scooter and enough petrol for life—but then what?...

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 2/23/2017....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Made by her son, this engrossing documentary makes sense of Franca Sozzani’s life and work as the controversial editor of Vogue Italia. Pithy commentary from Karl Lagerfeld, Baz Luhrmann and others punctuates the conversations between the filmmaker and his mother....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Three short dramas examine the struggles of immigrants in Warsaw: Zhanna raises her daughter alone when her husband is imprisoned; Afghani nightclub worker Azzam suffers PTSD; Vera immigrates from Ukraine for a sex change only to learn she is now responsible for raising her child....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

The First Look Student Film Section is an exclusive selection of shorts by outstanding student filmmakers from around the world....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:30 PM

Obituaries, ostensibly about death, truly celebrate lives. Inspired by the passing of an origami artist from her acclaimed debut Between the Folds, Vanessa Gould’s beautifully shot and engaging documentary follows obit writers at The New York Times as they craft their stories....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

Michel is surrounded by neurotic women: his insecure girlfriend and his mother, who is dying and requires his care. Fraught with anxiety, he begins to believe he himself is dying—and his life begins to crumble around him in this absurdist black-and-white dramedy....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Toshio and Akie live a happy, if predictable, family life—until Yasaka arrives, that is. The mysterious stranger from Toshio’s past has just been released from prison, and Toshio offers him work in his small factory. But before long, Yasaka’s own past comes to catastrophic light....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Aiman is a diligent corrections officer at a maximum-security prison in Singapore, where Rahim, the resident executioner, needs an heir to his thankless job. Aiman, who in turn needs a father figure, proves a determined pupil—but this psychological drama takes a turn when Aiman's history is revealed...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 7/27/2017 at Sie FilmCenter....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

Outrageous, heartbreaking and ultimately winning, Conor Horgan’s documentary reveals how Ireland’s most famous drag queen, Panti Bliss, came into being, took on her country’s homophobic establishment and helped usher in the passing of the country’s historic referendum on gay marriage....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

Before Mr. Lino retires from his warehouse job of 39 years, he must train young Nin on the finer points of the position. But the yawning generation gap between them appears at every turn of this absurdist Mexican dramedy....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

Haiti and the Dominican Republic share a border and compete fiercely for natural resources. In 2012, a Dominican park ranger was brutally murdered by machete as he investigated illegal Haitian coal production on protected lands. This gripping doc sheds light on the complexities of the situation....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

This compelling documentary delves into the complex and mysterious life of legendary chef Jeremiah Tower, one of America’s first true culinary celebrities, who disappeared from public view when his booming restaurant empire shuttered. With interviews by Martha Stewart and Anthony Bourdain....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

The First Look Student Film Section is an exclusive selection of shorts by outstanding student filmmakers from around the world....

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McNichols Building 7:00 PM

These Things Matter is the brainchild of stand-up comedian Kevin O’Brien and former theatrical director— and future DJ to the stars—Taylor Gonda. Their popular podcast is built on the concept of High Fidelityism, which holds that pop culture can change your life....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 3/16/2017....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

A group of brave women of color from east Los Angeles form the heart and soul of this powerful documentary about an all-female cycling brigade. Called the Ovarian Psycos, these women take back the night, supporting each other as they attempt to heal themselves and their community....

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 12/8/2016....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:00 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 2/2/2017....

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

Telling the stories of five couples as they explore their sexual desires and hangups, this erotic comedy has the air of early Almodóvar. Director Paco León has created a runaway Spanish hit by examining what it means to be “normal” in society’s eyes....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 1/26/2017....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

Feel like you’re stuck in a bad situation? Yeah, me too....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

This tender yet unflinching documentary travels through dusty towns in India with the crews of touring cinemas, who jury-rig 35mm projectors while enticing locals into their tents with calls of “movies to touch your soul.” Their passion persists despite dwindling audiences, as most watch TV at home....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:15 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 12/15/16 at the Sie FilmCenter....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:30 PM

MUST END Thursday, October 12th!...

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