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BAD DAY TO GO FISHING

Tue, Feb 23, 2010
at 7 PM (B4)
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Wed, Feb 24, 2010
at 6 PM (B3)
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Thu, Feb 25, 2010
at 6:45 PM (B2)
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Sun, Feb 28, 2010
at 2:30 PM (C21)
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BAD DAY TO GO FISHING

DIRECTOR: Alvaro Brechner - URUGUAY

This quirky tale pits a scamming hustler and his wrestler sidekick against the inhabitants of a small Uruguayan town.

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DOWN TERRACE

Mon, Feb 22, 2010
at 6:15 PM (B3)
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Thu, Feb 25, 2010
at 6:15 PM (B1)
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DOWN TERRACE

DIRECTOR: Ben Wheatley - GREAT BRITAIN

Father and son gangsters freshly released from prison must keep their criminal enterprise afloat while trying to figure out who ratted them out. Was it Bill's wife or their despised family "friend"? Anyone is a suspect in this blackly comic piece of criminal realism.

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FOR THE LOVE OF MOVIES

Sun, Feb 14, 2010
at 4:45 PM (WH)
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Mon, Feb 15, 2010
at 4:15 PM (B1)
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FOR THE LOVE OF MOVIES

DIRECTOR: Gerald Peary - UNITED STATES

For the Love of Movies offers an insider’s view of the critics’ profession, with commentary from some of America’s best-regarded reviewers.

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HELIOPOLIS

Fri, Feb 12, 2010
at 6 PM (B2)
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Sun, Feb 14, 2010
at 7:45 PM (B3)
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Tue, Feb 16, 2010
at 6:45 PM (B2)
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HELIOPOLIS

DIRECTOR: Ahmad Abdalla - EGYPT

Heliopolis follows the lives and frustrations of a host of characters living in Cairo's historic Heliopolis district.

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MUSIC ON HOLD

Sat, Feb 13, 2010
at 2:30 PM (B4)
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Sat, Feb 13, 2010
at 7:45 PM (B4)
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Sun, Feb 14, 2010
at 12:30 PM (B3)
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MUSIC ON HOLD

DIRECTOR: Hernán A. Goldfrid - ARGENTINA

In this sensational comedy, a film composer with writer's block and a pregnant executive enter into an unusual bargain to keep a secret from the exec's conservative mother.

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OCTOBER COUNTRY

Wed, Feb 17, 2010
at 6 PM (WH)
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OCTOBER COUNTRY

DIRECTOR: Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher - UNITED STATES

October Country is a beautifully rendered portrait of an American family struggling for stability while haunted by the ghosts of war, teen pregnancy, foster care, and child abuse.

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ROOM AND A HALF

Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 6:30 PM (B2)
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Mon, Feb 22, 2010
at 8:15 PM (WH)
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ROOM AND A HALF

DIRECTOR: Andrey Khrzhanovsky - RUSSIA

Room and a Half portrays the life of Nobel prize-winning poet Joseph Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.

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SMALL CRIME

Sun, Feb 14, 2010
at 5:30 PM (B2)
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Mon, Feb 15, 2010
at 5:30 PM (B2)
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Tue, Feb 16, 2010
at 9 PM (B2)
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SMALL CRIME

DIRECTOR: Christos Georgiou - CYPRUS/GREECE

Leonidas is a small-town cop who yearns to solve important crimes in the big city. However, with the mysterious death of the town drunk, Leonidas' subsequent investigation reveals that there is more to this sleepy beach community than he first imagined.

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SWEETGRASS

Sat, Feb 13, 2010
at 1:15 PM (B1)
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Tue, Feb 16, 2010
at 8:30 PM (B3)
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SWEETGRASS

DIRECTOR: Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor - UNITED STATES

Sweetgrass takes on the mythology of the American West as it observes a seasonal last roundup of sheep by ranchers in Montana.

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A TOWN CALLED PANIC

Sat, Feb 20, 2010
at 3:45 PM (B3)
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Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 7:45 PM (B1)
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A TOWN CALLED PANIC

DIRECTOR: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar - BELGIUM

This surreal, stop-motion adaptation of a popular European television show has Cowboy, Indian, and Horse traveling through space and time on a quest to free their wrongly imprisoned neighbor. A gleefully surreal treat for animation fans of all ages.

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WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY

Sat, Feb 20, 2010
at 1:30 PM (B3)
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Mon, Feb 22, 2010
at 9:30 PM (B2)
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WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY

DIRECTOR: Don Hahn - UNITED STATES

Don Hahn's engaging look at the resurgence of the Disney company's animation tradition.

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THE WILD HUNT

Sun, Feb 21, 2010
at 7:30 PM (B3)
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Sat, Feb 27, 2010
at 2:30 PM (C21)
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THE WILD HUNT

DIRECTOR: Alexandre Franchi - CANADA

Love, identity, and role-playing games all come together in this meshing of myth and reality. A man enters a LARP (Live Action Role Playing) game to find his girlfriend, who has left him for the game. His refusal to role-play angers the dedicated players and sets fantasy and reality on a collision course, capturing the potentially dangerous intersection of actual and made-up worlds.

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