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Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 12:45 PM (WH)

GLENN OWEN DODDS

DIRECTOR: Frazer Bailey - AUSTRALIA

En route to his bus stop one day, Michael is intrigued by a line of people in front of an alley door painted red. Thus begins a chance meeting with both the girl of his dreams and God. (16 mins.)

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OF GODS AND MEN

Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 8:15 PM (WH)
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OF GODS AND MEN

DIRECTOR: Xavier Beauvois - FRANCE

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, Beauvois’ film explores the mysteries and consequences of faith as it tells the harrowing true story of a brotherhood of French monks in North Africa who find themselves threatened by Islamic extremists during the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s. Given to providing medical care and support to their Muslim neighbors and tending their garden, their life of service is one of peace and harmony until armed insurgents arrive, and they find themselves faced with an impossible decision: to flee or to stand their ground and fulfill their spiritual mission. Fundamentalism meets...

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THE GOLD MINE

Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 12:45 PM (WH)

THE GOLD MINE

DIRECTOR: Jacques Bonnavent - MEXICO

Betina, a lonely spinster, meets what appears to be the man of her dreams online. But after making an arduous trip to be with him, what awaits her is a wholly unexpected fate. (10 mins.)

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GOOD MORNING TO THE WORLD

Fri, Feb 11, 2011
at 9:15 PM (B1)
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Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 3:30 PM (B3)
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Sun, Feb 13, 2011
at 7:45 PM (B3)
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GOOD MORNING TO THE WORLD

DIRECTOR: Hirohara Satoru - JAPAN

High school boy Takahashi Yuta is effectively bringing himself up alone. His father is long gone, and his mother is constantly off on trips, leaving him notes and modest amounts of cash to keep himself fed. Not surprisingly, he’s a bit of a loner at school. But he’s fascinated by (identifies with?) the vagrant man who sleeps in a road tunnel near his home, and when that man is killed—apparently by a gang of local delinquents—he sets off on a quest to find the dead man’s family and friends, following clues in the man’s bag. “This debut feature from Hirohara...

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THE GRUFFALO

Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 12:45 PM (WH)

THE GRUFFALO

DIRECTOR: Max Lang, Jakob Schuh - GREAT BRITAIN

Helena Bonham-Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Wilkinson, and John Hurt lend their voices to this animated fable about a mouse who wanders into the woods in search of nuts and nearly ends up being served in a soup instead. (27 mins.)

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