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BOY

Sun, Feb 13, 2011
at 1:45 PM (B4)
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Thu, Feb 17, 2011
at 6:45 PM (B2)
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Fri, Feb 18, 2011
at 6 PM (B1)
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Sat, Feb 19, 2011
at 8:15 PM (B4)
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Sun, Feb 27, 2011
at 10:30 AM (WH)
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BOY

DIRECTOR: Taika Waititi - NEW ZEALAND

Lightly blending quirky comedy and gentle naturalism, Waititi’s heart-tugging story explores the elusive moment when a boy starts to make the choices that determine the man he will become. Inspired by Waititi’s Oscar-nominated short, Two Cars, One Night (PIFF 31), this coming-of-age tale is set in 1984. “Michael Jackson is king—even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy’s father, Alamein (Waititi), appears out of the blue. Having...

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Sun, Feb 20, 2011
at 12 PM (WH)

DAY TRIP

DIRECTOR: Zoe McIntosh - NEW ZEALAND

A gang member in need of a day off takes an excursion to discover the land he calls home. (11 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS IV: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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Sat, Feb 19, 2011
at 12 PM (WH)

THE SIX DOLLAR FIFTY MAN

DIRECTOR: Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland - NEW ZEALAND

Andy lives in a make-believe superhero world, circa 1970s New Zealand. Retreating into his imagination allows him to deal with playground bullies, but the real world—and his only friend Mary—needs Andy to count on himself instead. (15 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS III: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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