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Films & Schedules - SWEDEN

BEHIND BLUE SKIES

Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 5 PM (B4)
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Sat, Feb 12, 2011
at 7:45 PM (B4)
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Sun, Feb 13, 2011
at 1:30 PM (B1)
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Sun, Feb 13, 2011
at 8:30 PM (B4)
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BEHIND BLUE SKIES

DIRECTOR: Hannes Holm - SWEDEN

Martin, a 17-year-old growing up in mid-1970s Sweden, is a good-hearted boy with a troubled home life. When he’s given the opportunity to live and work at a resort on the Stockholm archipelago for the summer, he leaps at the chance. There he is taken under the wing of restaurant manager Gösta who seems to appreciate Martin’s innocence, even as he recruits him for work in illegal sidelines ranging from hookers to drugs to worse. “Holm’s clever coming-of-age comedy has real heart and soul, with young Bill Skarsgård (son of Stellan Skarsgård) delivering a star-making turn as Martin and Josefin...

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INCIDENT BY A BANK

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

INCIDENT BY A BANK

DIRECTOR: Ruben Ostlund - SWEDEN

Shot in a single take, this detailed and humorous account of a failed bank robbery reveals how people react to unusual circumstances. (10 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS III: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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

LITTLE CHILDREN, BIG WORDS

DIRECTOR: Lisa James Larsson - SWEDEN

When it’s Alex’s turn to tell his seven-year-old classmates what he wants to be when he grows up, an uncomfortable discussion begins about the meaning of an unknown but loaded word. (12 mins.)

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SEEDS OF THE FALL

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

SEEDS OF THE FALL

DIRECTOR: Patrik Eklund - SWEDEN

When a middle-aged married couple’s bedtime is interrupted by a tractor sailing through their bedroom wall and the sudden arrival of neighbors with a very unorthdox proposition, all bets are off. (17 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS I: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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TUSSILAGO

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

TUSSILAGO

DIRECTOR: Jonas Odell - SWEDEN

The ex-girlfriend of West German terrorist Norbert Krocher tells her story. (14 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS IV: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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