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Monday, November 4, 2019

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Festival Annex

Sie FilmCenter DFF

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UA Pavilions

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Fire Escape

5:30pm/90min

Fire Escape

7:00pm/90min

Love Trilogy: Chained

4:15pm/112min

By the Name of Tania

7:15pm/85min

3 Days 2 Nights

1:00pm/80min

The Conductor

3:30pm/137min

The Invisible Witness

7:00pm/102min

Song Without a Name

2:00pm/97min

The Gasoline Thieves

4:30pm/93min

The Cave

6:45pm/95min

Laughing

4:45pm/90min

Rewind

7:00pm/86min

On the Roof

4:30pm/95min

Marighella

6:45pm/155min

A Girl From Mogadishu

3:45pm/112min

Shorts 3: Animation

6:45pm/91min

IRA

3:30pm/83min

Stars by the Pound

4:15pm/88min

Iron Bridge

6:30pm/85min

Dolce Fine Giornata

4:30pm/96min

The Best of Dorien B.

7:00pm/106min

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:00 PM

The defining moment of one’s life shouldn’t be swept under the rug—but for two brothers who survived a 1974 plane crash that killed their family near Aspen, Colorado, it was. After 40 years of silence, the pair embarks on a road trip to retrace their flight in this somber documentary....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:00 PM

Georgina is a poor Quecha woman living on the outskirts of Lima. The day she gives birth at a private clinic, her baby is snatched away from her, and Georgina must confront both the indifferent police and violent terrorists to search for her daughter in this Peruvian drama based on a true story....

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IRA
UA Pavilions 3:30 PM

At the center of this grimly quiet Italian drama, set on the fringes of society, are an unnamed man and woman who rarely venture into the sunlight, instead spending their nights working—he in the market, she on the streets. Until, that is, their nascent relationship sparks an act of violence....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:30 PM

This stirring drama is based on the true story of Dutch musician Antonia Brico, who became the first woman ever to conduct a professional symphony orchestra when she signed with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in the late 1920s. But her struggles didn’t end there....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

Ifrah Ahmed could have been just one more nameless, faceless victim in the annals of war-torn Somalia. Instead she became a global heroine, positioning herself at the forefront of the fight against gender-based violence. This enlightening biopic tells her story....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Lonely Lois is just 16, but her dream of becoming an astronaut has already been stymied due to her weight: over 200 pounds. When her despair lands her in a hospital ward with three equally damaged girls, she finds her tribe for the first time in this slyly poignant coming-of-age drama from France....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

From a semi-improvised script by Israel’s Yaron Shani comes a forceful examination of toxic masculinity in the form of veteran cop Rashi, who sees himself as a force for good. But as he faces assault charges at work and fomenting rebellion at home, he’s bound to begin questioning his own authority....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

In this feel-good drama from Czech writer/director Ji í Mádl, Mr. Rypar is an aging, irascible loner whose fury about modern life in Prague is complicated by an unexpected encounter with Song, a young Vietnamese immigrant searching for a better life far from home....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:30 PM

An innocent crush propels teenager Lalo’s descent into the Mexican underworld, where the illegal enterprise of gasoline extraction promises access to fast cash. Instead it leads to a fight for his life in this gritty debut drama from filmmaker-to-watch Edgar Nito....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

Maria Linde lives the sweet life as a free-spirited expat in Italy, where she’s renowned for her literary works and worshipped by much younger men. But when she uses her platform in seeming defense of terrorism, she faces a bitter awakening in this provocative, multilayered drama....

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UA Pavilions 4:45 PM

It’s the day before Mauro’s funeral, yet his widow can't shed a tear, his son is preparing for TV interviews in hopes of impressing his crush at the memorial, and his father and brother are at blows in this Italian hybrid of dark comedy and affecting family drama....

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Festival Annex 5:30 PM

When the clock strikes eight in Brooklyn, a suspenseful drama begins to unfold in real-time. Eight disenfranchised building tenants are entangled in a murder; you must embrace your voyeuristic tendencies and peer into their lives in this interactive series in order to discover the riveting truth....

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UA Pavilions 6:00 PM

As told through clips from 183 female directors with narration by Tilda Swinton, this epic 14-hour documentary by Mark Cousins (The Story of Film, DFF35) focuses on women’s integral role in the development of the art of cinema....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

After a powerful explosion, a mining company loses contact with its workers underground—including Oskar, whose wife Magda is having an affair with the mine foreman, Kacper. Now the lovers must reckon with their guilt while attempting to save Oskar’s crew in this tense Polish drama....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

A tailored collection of our favorite animation shorts....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

When Brazil’s elected Communist government was overthrown in 1964, the ensuing military dictatorship lasted for more than 20 years. This epic biopic about leftist revolutionary Carlos Marighella and his struggle against the junta has already proven deeply controversial in his homeland....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

In war-torn Syria, a group of doctors operates in a subterranean hospital known as The Cave. This tense documentary is both a tribute to their persistence and an eloquent examination of the costs of heroism to a people under attack by their own government....

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Festival Annex 7:00 PM

When the clock strikes eight in Brooklyn, a suspenseful drama begins to unfold in real-time. Eight disenfranchised building tenants are entangled in a murder; you must embrace your voyeuristic tendencies and peer into their lives in this interactive series in order to discover the riveting truth....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

Taking place within a single room during a three-hour pre-trial strategy session, this juicy Italian murder mystery unfolds in the competing flashbacks of the rich and powerful suspect who swears he’s innocent and the woman who doubts him but swears equally to defend him in court....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Digging through the vast collection of his father’s home videos, filmmaker Sasha Joseph Neulinger enlists his family to help him retell the story of childhood abuse that tore them apart—and to reveal the even darker secret at its core—in this devastating but ultimately hopeful documentary....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Belgian co-writer/director Anke Blondé makes an impressive feature debut with this dramatic comedy, all the more affecting for being unsentimental, about a woman on the edge of losing everything—and finding herself in the process....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:15 PM

Documentary and narrative fiction merge in this spellbinding experimental tale of a young woman who travels up the Amazon from her small village to the gold-mining towns of northern Peru in search of a better life, only to get caught in the trap of violence and degradation set by poverty....

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