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CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH

Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 7:30 PM (WH)
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Mon, Feb 22, 2010
at 8:15 PM (B1)
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CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH

DIRECTOR: Lu Chuan - CHINA

“The Rape of Nanking” by Japanese soldiers remains one of China's darkest historical chapters. This luminous black-and-white film uses several small stories to illustrate the bigger picture: man's incredible inhumanity to man.

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COOKING HISTORY

Sun, Feb 14, 2010
at 3 PM (B3)
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Thu, Feb 18, 2010
at 9 PM (B3)
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Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 12:45 PM (B3)
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COOKING HISTORY

DIRECTOR: Péter Kerekes - CZECH REPUBLIC

This riveting, unusual documentary takes a tour of 20th century battlefields through the eyes of those who kept the soldiers fed and fighting: military cooks.

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DAWSON ISLA 10

Sat, Feb 20, 2010
at 8:15 PM (B4)
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Mon, Feb 22, 2010
at 6:45 PM (B2)
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Wed, Feb 24, 2010
at 8:45 PM (B3)
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DAWSON ISLA 10

DIRECTOR: Miguel Littin - CHILE

Dawson, Isla 10 focuses on the imprisonment of advisors close to the deposed socialist government of president Salvador Allende. The men were jailed and endured hellish conditions on the island, the world's southernmost concentration camp, for more than a year.

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FOREVER ENTHRALLED

Tue, Feb 23, 2010
at 8:15 PM (B1)
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Thu, Feb 25, 2010
at 7 PM (C21)
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FOREVER ENTHRALLED

DIRECTOR: Chen Kaige - CHINA

The life and career of opera star Mei Lenfeng is the subject of Chen Kaige's opulent period drama which traces Mei from childhood through his career-threatening refusal to perform during the occupation.

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JOHN RABE

Fri, Feb 12, 2010
at 7 PM (B4)
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Mon, Feb 15, 2010
at 6:45 PM (B3)
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Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 2 PM (WH)
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JOHN RABE

DIRECTOR: Florian Gallenberger - GERMANY

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

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REPORTER

Mon, Feb 15, 2010
at 4:30 PM (B3)
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Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 2:30 PM (B1)
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REPORTER

DIRECTOR: Eric Daniel Metzgar - UNITED STATES

Reporter, a feature documentary about Nicholas Kristof, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the New York Times, reveals the man and his methods, and just how and why real reporting is vital to our democracy, our world-awareness, and our capacity to be a force for good.

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VINCERE

Fri, Feb 19, 2010
at 8:45 PM (WH)
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Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 4:45 PM (B1)
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VINCERE

DIRECTOR: Marco Bellocchio - ITALY

The early life and rise of Benito Mussolini is shown here through the eyes of his first wife, Ida, all but erased from history. Juxtaposing Ida's tragic decline into insanity with Mussolini's phantasmagoric rise to power, Bellocchio fashions a unique glimpse of a little-known aspect of history.

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