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23 Walks

Australia | 2020 | 102 min | Paul Morrison

Sunday 6:00 PM at Oak Hollow

A gentle, sweet, funny, romantic story of love in later life following a couple in their sixties, Dave and Fern, who get to know one another over the course of 23 dog walks.

Sponsored by Robert and Terrie Foster Fund

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Bergman Island

France, Belgium, Sweden | 2021 | 112 min | Mia Hansen-Løve

Friday 2:00 PM at USA BC

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Stars Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska, Vicky Krieps. A couple retreats to the island that inspired Ingmar Bergman to write screenplays for their upcoming films when the lines between reality and fiction start to blur.

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Bill Traylor, Chasing Ghosts

USA | 2019 | 75 min | Jeffrey Wolf

Saturday 11:30 AM at Library

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An inventive feature documentary capturing the vivid life of Bill Traylor, who in his late 80s, living homeless on the street in the thriving segregated black neighborhood of Montgomery, produced a body of extraordinary art.

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Bread, An Everyday Miracle

USA | | 98 min | Harald Friedl

Saturday 11:00 AM at Coastal

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This doc takes us on an enlightening journey into the world of bread and its production today.

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Dis/Informed

USA | 2021 | 91 min | Charles Kriel And Katharina Gellein

Saturday 2:30 PM at Library

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This fascinating doc studies the psychology behind conspiracy.

Sponsored by Richard Pate

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The Donut King

Cambodia / USA | 2020 | 90 min | Alice Gu

Friday 10:00 AM at Coastal

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This documentary is a strong study of U S. immigration story via a biography of Ted Ngoy, inventor of the “pink” bakery boxes and his wife Christy.

Sponsored by Mary Riser

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Escape from Extinction

USA | 2020 | 89 min | Matthew R. Brady

Saturday 3:00 PM at USA BC

Narrated by Helen Mirren, with rare footage of endangered animals and interviews with the world’s leading animal welfare specialists and conservation scientists working to protect animals from all seven of Earth’s continents, and its mighty oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Sponsored by Ben May Charitable Trust

 

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God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

Macedonia | 2019 | 100 min | Teona Strugar Mitevsja

Saturday 1:00 PM at Coastal

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A Macedonian woman throws herself into a traditionally men-only ceremony, kicking up a ruckus and standing her ground.

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Granny Nanny

Germany | 2020 | 105 min | Wolfgang Groos

Sunday 1:00 PM at USA BC

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A group of retirees want to escape the boredom of their lives. They become god-grandparents to kids who need them.

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Helene

Finland | | 125 min | Antti Jokinen

Friday 6:00 PM at Coastal

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A story of renowned Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck, and the love affair between her and a younger art critic Einar Reuter.

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Hive

Kosovo | | 84 min | Blerta Basholli

Saturday 1:00 PM at USA BC

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This Sundance triple award winner is a searing drama based on a true story of the traumas suffered as a result of the war in Kosovo.

Sponsored by Linda and Steve Ingram

 

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The Humans

USA | 2021 | min | Stephen Karam

Saturday 10:30 AM at USA BC

Starring Richard Jenkins aand Beanie Feldstein and set inside a pre-war duplex in downtown Manhattan, a family gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Sponsored by IATSE Local 478

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Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

USA | 2021 | 127 min | Robert B. Weide

Friday 11:00 AM at USA BC

 

Recounting the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, and the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it.

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Lamb

Iceland | 2021 | 106  min | Valdimar Jóhannsson

Friday 12:00 PM at Coastal

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A childless couple, María and Ingvar discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.

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Luzzu

Malta | 2021 | 94 min | Alex Camilleri

Saturday 5:00 PM at USA BC

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A man risks everything to provide for his wife and newborn son by entering Malta’s black-market fishing industry.

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Perfumes

France | 2019 | 100 min | Grégory Magne

Sunday 10:00 AM at USA BC

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Anne Walberg is a celebrity in the perfume world who lives as a diva. Guillaume is her new driver and the only one who is not afraid to stand up to her.

Sponsored by Corinne Ramming

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Persian Lessons

German | 2020 | 131 min | Vadim Perelman

Friday 6:30 PM at USA BC

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A young Jewish man pretends to be Iranian to avoid being executed in a concentration camp.

Sponsored by Steve and Linda Ingram

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RK, RKA

India | 2021 | 95 min | Rajat Kapoor

Saturday 3:00 PM at Coastal

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RK is a filmmaker, making a new film, in which he also plays the lead character of Mahboob. Its a quaint film, like a tribute to the cinema of the sixties.

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Truman and Tennessee

USA | 2020 | 86 min | Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Friday 4:30 PM at USA BC

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The work, lives and personal journeys of two iconic American artists coalesce with creative combustion in this innovative dual-portrait documentary.

Sponsored by Shoemaker Gynecology

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The Weasels’ Tale

Spain | 2020 | 133 min | Juan José Campanella

Saturday 5:00 PM at Coastal

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A group of four old friends conformed by a film director, a film writer, an actress and her husband share a big house in the country.

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Window to the Sea

Spain | 2019 | 105 min | Miguel Angel Jiminez

Friday 4:00 PM at Coastal

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Faced with life changing news, Maria, a 55 year old woman, chooses to take a trip to Greece with her closest girlfriends against the advice of her son and doctors.

Sponsored by Nouna Schacher