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OFF-WHITE LIES Buy Tickets

Sun, Feb 10, 2013
at 1:45 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 10)

Mon, Feb 11, 2013
at 8:30 PM (Regal Fox Tower 6)

Sun, Feb 17, 2013
at 2:15 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 10)

OFF-WHITE LIES

DIRECTOR: Maya Kenig - ISRAEL

A deadbeat Israeli inventor and his estranged teenage daughter try to reconcile their differences in this delicate blend of poignant coming-of-age drama and offbeat comedy. After years living in California with her mother and stepfather, sharp-witted but introverted 13-year-old Libi returns to Israel to spend time with her unemployed and homeless father Shaul. With the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War, Shaul devises a scheme to put a roof over their heads by posing as war refugees until they are taken in by a well-off family in Jerusalem. As the masquerade wears thin, the bemusing circumstances give way to a...

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OLD DOG Buy Tickets

Sun, Feb 17, 2013
at 2:30 PM (Cinemagic)

Mon, Feb 18, 2013
at 2 PM (Cinema 21)

OLD DOG

DIRECTOR: Pema Tseden - CHINA

Filled with breathtaking shots of the Himalayan countryside, Tibetan filmmaker Tseden offers an emotional allegory about urbanization and generational conflict. On a visit to a frontier town, middle-aged Gonpo decides to sell his faithful Tibetan mastiff to a Chinese trader who specializes in procuring dogs for wealthy landowners as status symbols. Gonpo’s father, Akhu, disturbed by his son’s lack of regard for their dog, purchases the animal back, initiating the simple storyline revolving around the dog’s destiny and the ensuing familial dynamics. Rich with commentary on the evolving conflict within Tibetan culture and a way of life that is quickly...

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ONE NIGHT Buy Tickets

Wed, Feb 20, 2013
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Feb 21, 2013
at 9:15 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 4)

ONE NIGHT

DIRECTOR: Lucy Mulloy - CUBA

Despite the stark choices around them, three Havana teens defiantly maintain their self-worth and dreams for a better future. After a run-in with a tourist puts the police on his tail, hotheaded Raul impulsively decides it’s time to escape to Florida and begins planning with his friend Elio. When Elio’s twin sister Lila discovers what the two are up to, her dismay gives way to a decision to join them on the perilous sea journey. Brimming with the nervous energy of Havana’s restless youth and the evocative cinematography of the sun-bleached capital, One Night follows one sweltering day, full of...

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Thu, Feb 14, 2013
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Tue, Feb 19, 2013
at 6:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

ONE WRONG WORD

DIRECTOR: Nicole Volavka - GREAT BRITAIN/UNITED STATES

Novelist Tony faces the most difficult obstacle yet to publishing his magnum opus: his publishers. (11 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS III: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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THE OTHER SIDE

Sat, Feb 9, 2013
at 1 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Sun, Feb 17, 2013
at 12:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THE OTHER SIDE

DIRECTOR: Khen Shalem - ISRAEL

A young Israeli boy, the last to be picked for soccer teams but the one who owns the ball, finds an unusual friendship with someone on the Palestinian side of the West Bank separation wall. But can a wordless, gaze-free relationship survive with only a ball between them? (22 mins.)

See SHORT CUTS I: INTERNATIONAL TIES to purchase tickets.

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OUR CHILDREN Buy Tickets

Fri, Feb 15, 2013
at 8:45 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 4)

Sun, Feb 17, 2013
at 7:30 PM (Regal Fox Tower 6)

OUR CHILDREN

DIRECTOR: Joachim Lafosse - BELGIUM

Based on the true, headline-news story of Genevieve Lhermitte, Our Children unfolds the riveting story of Murielle (Émilie Dequenne, winner of the Best Actress Award in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section), a Belgian schoolteacher caught in a claustrophobic domestic nightmare. Struggling financially, she and her Moroccan immigrant husband Mounir are forced to move in with his adoptive father, Dr. Pinget. When the couple begin to have children, the house starts to feel small and suffocating, and the pressure to please both men—each domineering in his own way—gradually overwhelms Murielle, leading to a shocking act of liberation....

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OUR HOMELAND Buy Tickets

Thu, Feb 21, 2013
at 6:30 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 4)

Sat, Feb 23, 2013
at 9 PM (Cinema 21)

OUR HOMELAND

DIRECTOR: Yong-hi Yang - JAPAN

This year’s Japanese submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar tells the moving story of a family divided by the historic political conflicts between Korea and Japan. During Japan’s colonial rule of Korea before World War II, thousands of Koreans were brought to Japan where they suffered painful discrimination. After the war, thousands chose to be repatriated to North Korea in hope of a better life. Few managed to escape their fateful choice. Japanese-Korean director Yong-hi Yang, born in Japan but from a North Korean family, tells the story of her brother Son-ho, who after living in North Korea...

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