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Films & Schedules - NORWAY

ANGRY MAN

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

ANGRY MAN

DIRECTOR: Anita Killi - NORWAY

“One day I hope to be like Daddy—my big, kind daddy! I’ll be good, and quiet, and hope the day will turn out fine.” (20 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS IV: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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Sun, Feb 13, 2011
at 12:15 PM (WH)

AQUARIUM

DIRECTOR: Bård Røssevold - NORWAY

If living your life is like living in a fish bowl, are you the fish looking out or the observer looking in? (17 mins.)

Adult audiences.

See SHORT CUTS II: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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RUSSIAN LESSONS

Sat, Feb 19, 2011
at 4 PM (B3)
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Mon, Feb 21, 2011
at 4:45 PM (B1)
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RUSSIAN LESSONS

DIRECTOR: Andrei Nekrasov, Olga Konskaya - NORWAY

Nekrasov and Konskaya, familiar with Russia’s ease in spreading misinformation, suspected that the official version of the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia—which painted Georgia as the aggressor—was far from true. With Russian Lessons, they set out to prove it. Examining the damage and interviewing witnesses, the truth soon surfaces—not only the truth about which country was to blame, but about how the Russians were so successful in spinning their version in the press and in the court of world opinion. A damning indictment of the Putin government and the laxity of Western media, this fascinating film is a cautionary...

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A SOMEWHAT GENTLE MAN

Mon, Feb 21, 2011
at 2:15 PM (B3)
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Tue, Feb 22, 2011
at 6 PM (B1)
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Wed, Feb 23, 2011
at 6:45 PM (B2)
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A SOMEWHAT GENTLE MAN

DIRECTOR: Hans Petter Moland - NORWAY

Released from prison after doing time for murder, laconic Ulrik (Stellan Skarsgård) struggles to stay on the straight and narrow in a world that won’t believe he has changed. His ex mob boss, a quirky ex-wife, staccato-speaking garage owner/boss, an estranged son, a crazily libidinous landlady—trouble lurks at nearly every turn. An oddball mix of eccentric characters, bawdy behavior, and Nordic minimalism, the sensibility of Moland’s off-kilter tragicomedy has been compared to that of the Coen Brothers and Aki Kaurismaki—dark in tone but light in spirit. “A Somewhat Gentle Man is a film about our painful shortcomings, a tribute to...

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