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Films & Schedules - Sunday, November 7, 2010

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 1 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THE 34TH YOUNG PEOPLE’S FILM FESTIVAL: TEEN DIVISION

SHORTS

For 34 years, the Northwest Film Center's annual Young People's Film Festival has celebrated the next generation of regional filmmakers—children and teens in grades K-12 from throughout the Northwest—by showcasing their work and circulating it around the region. This year we've divided the winners into two programs, today's focused on the work of teens ages 13-19. Please join us for this fun and entertaining program of shorts, animation, and documentaries selected for their originality, artistic merit, technical achievement, and conviction in investigation of subject matter.

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GUILTY EXCEPT FOR INSANITY

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 3 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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GUILTY EXCEPT FOR INSANITY

DIRECTOR: JAN HAAKEN - OREGON (PORTLAND)

Haaken (QUEENS OF HEARTS: COMMUNITY THERAPISTS IN DRAG), a professor of psychology at Portland State University, returns to the Salem State Hospital, the location of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST, and recounts the stories of real patients who live in this famous hospital for the criminally insane. As patients and staff try to make sense of each juncture in the road, from getting arrested and surviving the wards to reentering the community, the stories tell a larger tale of broken lives and raggedy safety nets and reveal the craziness of an American system where you have to commit a...

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FACING THE STORM: STORY OF THE AMERICAN BISON

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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FACING THE STORM: STORY OF THE AMERICAN BISON

DIRECTOR: DOUG HAWES-DAVIS - MONTANA (MISSOULA)

FACING THE STORM is the epic account of our tempestuous relationship with the iconic symbol of wild America. As it explores the visionary quest to protect and restore bison and details the inextricable relationship of the Plains Indians with the animal, the film also recounts the harrowing near-destruction of the species in the late 19th century—from an estimated 30 million bison to a mere 23 by 1885. In exploring the epic vision and monumental obstacles to restoring bison to immense tracts of the Great Plains, FACING THE STORM shows us that the American bison is not just an icon of...

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10-YEAR-OLD PIZZA

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

10-YEAR-OLD PIZZA

DIRECTOR: ANDREW ELLMAKER - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(NAR) Making babies probably shouldn’t be an extended family affair.

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BEAUTY IN FUNCTION

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

BEAUTY IN FUNCTION

DIRECTOR: NICOLAS ARMS - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(DOC) Luthier Douglas Cox explains the significance of appearance in the practice of traditional violin-making.

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BLANCO

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

BLANCO

DIRECTOR: TIMOTHY DAVID ORME - IDAHO (BOISE)

(NAR) In the throes of caring for her dying mother, a young girl finds adolescence with a new friend.

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A BUMP WAS A PEARL

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

A BUMP WAS A PEARL

DIRECTOR: JOHANNA HIBBARD - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) A meditation on sons and mothers.

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FATHER SON HOLY SPIRIT

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

FATHER SON HOLY SPIRIT

DIRECTOR: STEPHEN FRIEDERICK - WASHINGTON (STEILACOOM)

(DOC) The filmmaker recounts the process of losing his religion.

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MY VOYAGE TO EGYPT

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

MY VOYAGE TO EGYPT

DIRECTOR: IAN BERRY - OREGON (PORTLAND)

A woman moves very slowly through Cairo. “A love letter in search of a ...”—GD.

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OAKS

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

OAKS

DIRECTOR: CHARLES WITTENMEIER - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(DOC) Musician Ethan Rose finds a new sound with Keith Fortune, organist at Portland’s venerable Oaks Park skating rink.

Screening with AMPLIFIED SEATTLE and as part of SHORTS III.

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Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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SHORTS III

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THE THOMAS BEALE CIPHER

Sun, Nov 7, 2010
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THE THOMAS BEALE CIPHER

DIRECTOR: ANDREW S. ALLEN - WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

(ANI) Deliciously atmospheric animation embellishes this noir tale of ciphers and fortunes.

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