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UA Pavilions

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Terminal 3

3:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

3:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

4:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

4:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

5:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

5:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

6:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

6:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

7:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

7:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

8:15pm/30min

Styx

1:45pm/94min
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As Needed

7:00pm/92min

Ladyworld

9:30pm/94min
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Loveling

1:15pm/97min
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Rust

3:45pm/100min
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Amir

6:15pm/106min
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Panic Attack

8:45pm/100min
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The Place

1:30pm/105min
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Jan Palach

8:45pm/124min
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Remote Location 10:00 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 10:15 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 10:30 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 10:45 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 11:15 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 11:30 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 11:45 AM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Remote Location 12:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 12:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 1:15 PM

A mother’s love knows no bounds—and neither does her anxiety—in this heartfelt and humorous family drama about the oldest son of a close-knit but sometimes chaotic Brazilian family leaving the nest for opportunities overseas....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

This utterly enchanting documentary explores the two-decade sweep of the Scripps National Spelling Bee by Indian-American children on both the cultural and individual level: What drives these young phenoms, and what do their trials and triumphs reveal about the American democratic experiment?...

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UA Pavilions 1:15 PM

In this stormy Italian drama, what begins as a polite family reunion on the island of Ischia quickly becomes tense and then explosive as rough seas trap the guests under a single roof for the duration of the storm....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

A nameless man sits in a diner each day, accepting visitors whose dreams he can make come true. To each, he assigns a task; upon its completion, he’ll grant their wishes. But to what lengths are they prepared to go? That’s the existential question at the heart of this Italian drama....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

Rike needs a vacation. So the big-city paramedic sets out for Ascension Island on her yacht—only to hit a storm that lands her at the watery doorstep of a sinking refugee boat. In this timely, seat-gripping drama, she must help where the powers that be—the coast guard and Mother Nature alike—won’t....

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UA Pavilions 2:00 PM

Young Nadia Murad dreamed of opening a beauty salon in her native Iraq. Instead, she survived genocide, escaped sexual slavery, and became—at all of 23 years old—a voice for the Yazidi community, one known to UN dignitaries and encamped refugees alike. This is her extraordinary story....

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Remote Location 2:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 2:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Remote Location 2:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 2:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Remote Location 3:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 3:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Remote Location 3:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Remote Location 3:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Festival Annex 3:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

This gripping documentary investigates the notorious 2012 rape case that brought the entire town of Steubenville, Ohio, to a standstill from which it has yet to emerge. Who protected—or failed to protect—whom and why? On that question, there’s more than enough heartbreaking blame to go around....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

The budding relationship of teenagers Tati and Renet is derailed when a video of Tati having sex with her ex-boyfriend is leaked to their classmates. The consequences are dire in this wrenching Brazilian disquisition on coming of age in the digital era....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

After struggling to survive on the streets of Beirut, 12-year-old Zain sues his parents for giving birth to him in this blistering drama from Nadine Labaki (Caramel, DFF30), which explores poverty, abuse, and abandonment through the eyes of a distinctly un-childlike child....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 PM

Complete with a Greek chorus of sorts, Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson’s supremely quirky follow-up to the acclaimed Of Horses and Men (DFF37) centers on an eco-saboteur whose mission to thwart the building of a new metal refinery is vexed by another quest: to become a mother....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

The Elephant Man meets The Player in this exhilaratingly strange yet moving meta-satire about two actors—one a starlet, the other a gentle soul with a severe facial deformity—exploring their roles and their lives together on the creepy hospital set of an exploitation-horror film....

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Remote Location 4:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

A crumbling village in southern Italy sets the stage for bumbling redemption in this comedy about a woebegone, poetry-loving mayor seeking to revitalize his community with the unlikely help of two would-be mobsters. Waking Ned Devine meets We Bought a Zoo....

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Remote Location 4:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 4:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is home to two spectacles: passion plays and drag shows. This exuberant documentary explores the divide—and overlap—between Christian and civil liberties, faith of one kind and faith of another, as evangelicals and queens alike pull back the curtains on their lives....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

In this fresh Danish comedy, director Mads Brügger delivers cinematic riches to everyone but his protagonists—two bumbling entrepreneurs who aim to bring “canine capitalism” to China by building Saint Bernard breeding centers in Chongqing. They expect great fortune; their cookies say otherwise....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:30 PM

Filmmakers in attendance for all screenings....

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Remote Location 4:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 4:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 4:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 5:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 5:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 6:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Amir’s adult sister is determined to to break away from their parents, who are desperate to keep her home. His friend’s ex-wife is threatening to leave with their son. And somehow, Amir has become embroiled in both conflicts. But he faces his own problems in this slice-of-life drama from Iran....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Tye Sheridan delivers a strong performance as an 18-year-old orphan who emerges from a group home ill-prepared for the world. Living in a dump and working nights in a construction yard, he stumbles on plenty of trouble—and a little love—in this gritty drama from writer/director A.J. Edwards....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

The title says it all in this crime story from Hungary set in 1936, replete with dead ingenues, dead politicans, nefarious politicians, and a cynical reporter forced to navigate the seedy underbelly of the city to find out who’s standing between him and the truth—and why....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

In this study of a familial rather than romantic love triangle set on the Italian island of Sardinia, 10-year-old Vittoria falls under the thrall of a charismatic but troubled young woman to whom she bears a striking resemblance—far more than she does to the mother who has so lovingly raised her....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

Erik Weihenmayer is blind. That hasn’t stopped him from climbing Mount Everest. And it’s not going to stop him from kayaking through the whitewater rapids of the Colorado River either. This sensitive documentary explores what it truly means to look fear square in the eye....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

Wax Trax! began in Denver, but it belongs to every child of the post-punk era. Pulsing with the energy of the bands it championed, including Ministry and Front 242, this engrossing documentary captures the meteoric rise and poignant fall of the Chicago record store and its namesake indie label....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

Hoop Dreams goes to the mat in this closely observed, deeply affecting coming-of-age-documentary about four members of a high-school wrestling team in Huntsville, Alabama, who—at the behest of their tough-love coach—face challenges far beyond a shot at the State Championship....

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Festival Annex 6:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Remote Location 7:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

Part cinematic baptism, part audiovisual love letter to Jamaica, this artistic and evocative documentary offers a collective portrait of the island’s inhabitants as they ruminate on their own lives, struggles, and feelings for their homeland....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

This feel-good foodie flick from Italy sustains to the last bite. A kitchen maestro with a bad-boy past emerges from prison hoping to resume his career—but first he must complete his community service by chaperoning a cook with Asperger’s en route to the finals of a top competition....

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Remote Location 7:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 7:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Remote Location 7:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 7:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Festival Annex 7:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Remote Location 8:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 8:00 PM

Star Wars Shakespeare returns to the Denver Film Festival with Episode V: The Empire Striketh Back. Join some of Denver’s finest Shakespearean actors as they reprise this cinematic classic as if The Bard himself had written it. You’ll laugh, you’ll learn, you might even be offended—seriously....

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Remote Location 8:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 8:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Remote Location 8:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 8:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

A woman encounters two exes in one night, a couple gets the worst seats on an airplane, a bride gives birth at her own wedding, and a teenager gets stoned for the first time in this Polish social satire disguised as a darkly humorous, multipart character study....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

On January 16, 1969, in Prague’s Wenceslas Square, student activist Jan Palach set himself on fire to protest the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. This trenchant biopic covers the months of tumult leading up to his final, revolutionary cri de coeur....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:00 PM

Issei Sagawa murdered and cannibalized a woman in 1981, yet he’s been a free man for 32 years. Now old and infirm, he’s cared for by his brother Jun. This relentlessly close-up documentary reveals the nuances of their relationship—by turns competitive, deeply loving, resentful, and oddly paternal....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

Filmmakers in attendance for all screenings....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

May is just a child when she’s married to a wealthy man in this quiet, sensual, and beautiful drama set in 19th-century Vietnam. As her husband’s first two wives welcome her with open arms, she soon discovers the ties—and troubles—that bind women when their fertility determines their fortunes....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

Teenage girls Kena and Ziki long for something more than marriage and motherhood; their ambition and independence unites them as they navigate conservative Kenyan society. But when their friendship blossoms into love, they know they will have to make hard choices in this moving coming-of-age drama....

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UA Pavilions 9:30 PM

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

Alain is a publisher struggling to adapt to the digital era while juggling a troublesome author and a stale marriage in Olivier Assayas’s voluble French romp, powered by the friction between what people talk about and what’s actually happening to them. Guillaume Canet and Juliette Binoche star....

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UA Pavilions 9:30 PM

In this Lord of the Flies–inspired thriller, a birthday party devolves into chaos when a mysterious earthquake traps eight the teenage guests in the house. As paranoia takes hold and a survival-of-the-fittest mentality sets in, the girls face the limits of their friendship and their sanity....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:45 PM

Just in time for Christmas, the apocalypse has begun, and the undead are descending on the sleepy Scottish town of Little Haven. Now teenaged Anna and her friends must fight—not to mention sing and dance—to survive in this zany, candy-colored zombie holiday musical....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:55 PM

Young Bobby and Akkun stumble upon an amusement park only to discover it’s run by a deranged scientist with a terrifying ulterior agenda. Though a marvel of gekimation—a type of animation involving paper dolls—this Japanese adventure is definitely not for kids....

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