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12pm
Salt of This Sea
Salt of This Sea

Milh Hadha al-Bahr
Dir. Annemarie Jacir
(2008)    105 minutes

Discovering that her family's bank account was frozen after the Arab-Israeli war, Soraya decides to leave Brooklyn for her homeland, determined to reclaim her birthright through whatever means necessary.

Paahtomahksikimii
Paahtomahksikimii

National Parks Project: Waterton Lakes National Park
Dir. Peter Lynch
(2011)    14 minutes

Despite the sad lyrics and buffalo skulls, life goes on and beauty endures in Peter Lynch's entry in Canada's National Parks Project.

No Impact Man
No Impact Man

Dir. Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein
(2009)    92 minutes

A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin Beavan leaves behind his liberal complacency for a vow to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year.

Meek's Cutoff
Meek's Cutoff

Dir. Kelly Reichardt
(2010)    102 minutes

The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains.

Fearless Harry
Fearless Harry

Dir. Albert Herman
(1926)    18 minutes

In the first of eleven screen comedies based on C.W. Kahles' comic strip, Hairbreadth Harry is forever tasked with rescuing Beautiful Belinda from peril (and his nemesis Relentless Rudolph).

Sunflower
Sunflower

I girasoli
Dir. Vittorio De Sica
(1970)    107 minutes

Sophia Loren plays Giovanna, a steel-willed Italian woman on a desperate search to find her husband Antonio (Marcello Mastroianni), who has gone missing on the WWII battlefields of Russia.

East Side Summer
East Side Summer

Dir. Rudy Burckhardt
(1959)    11 minutes

Rudy Burckhardt's color portrait of Manhattan's East Side strolls along at an easy pace befitting blue skies and Thelonious Monk's piano score.

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Ieri, oggi, domani
Dir. Vittorio De Sica
(1963)    118 minutes

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW is a sparklingly original comedy that casts Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren in three different stories throughout Italy.

Surprise Attack on a House at Daybreak
Surprise Attack on a House at Daybreak

Dir. Alice Guy
(1898)    1 minute

As the title of this Alice Guy war-themed short describes, there is a surprise attack on (or near) a house. With no particular set-up for the action, it is up to the viewer to decide why these men are here and why there are on the attack.

2pm
Sea Devils
Sea Devils

Dir. Raoul Walsh
(1953)    87 minutes

When a smuggler takes to the high seas in the historical era of Napoleon's threatened invasion of England, he meets a beautiful mystery woman and is induced to sail her to the French coast.

Wind River
Wind River

Dir. Drury Gunn Carr
(2000)    33 minutes

White ranchers on the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming are fighting to protect their long-held water rights for irrigated agriculture.

Family Tree
Family Tree

Dir. Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau
(2010)    94 minutes

Frederick is a tree grower, and for nearly sixty years he has been cultivating a secret.

About Sunny
About Sunny

Dir. Bryan Wizemann
(2011)    103 minutes

ABOUT SUNNY is a suspenseful drama about Angela, a struggling, single mother in Las Vegas who is trying to hold her life together for her daughter Sunny.

The Indestructible Jimmy Brown
The Indestructible Jimmy Brown

Dir. Maximiliano Hernandez
(2011)    19 minutes

After returning to Pasadena from a stalled career in the New York art scene, and a disastrous break-up, Jimmy finds himself right back where he started. 

The Sun
The Sun

Solntse
Dir. Alexander Sokurov
(2005)    110 minutes

Following up his portraits of Hitler in MOLOCH and Lenin in TAURUS, Alexander Sokurov's film is a mesmerizing tour of Emperor Hirohito's final days in power during the waning moments of WWII.

Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!
Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!

Today It's Me, Tomorrow You | Oggi a me... domani a te!
Dir. Tonino Cervi
(1968)    95 minutes

Bill Kiowa is released after a five-year prison term for a crime he did not commit. He raises a gang to go after the man who framed him.

Fay's Twelve Days of Christmas
Fay's Twelve Days of Christmas

Dir. William Wegman
(1995)    24 minutes

William Wegman brings together his famous family of Weimaraners to get ready for the holidays in a witty and delightful festival of decorating, crafts, cooking, gift wrapping, fruitcake and more.

4pm
Troubled Water
Troubled Water

DeUsynlige
Dir. Erik Poppe
(2008)    120 minutes

Jan, recently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a child, has always maintained his innocence and is ready to put the past behind him.

A Promise to My Father
A Promise to My Father

Dir. Tim Gray
(2013)    55 minutes

We re-trace the steps of Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter as he returns to Poland and Germany for the final time to look for items buried in 1939 in the basement of his old home in Plock, Poland as the German army advanced.

The Family Jams
The Family Jams

Dir. Kevin Barker
(2009)    78 minutes

An evocative portrait of youthful possibility, THE FAMILY JAMS follows Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom and Vetiver as they tour the USA in 2004 playing their unique music for a newly growing audience.

Hyman Bloom: The Beauty of All Things
Hyman Bloom: The Beauty of All Things

Dir. Angelica Brisk
(2010)    57 minutes

Painter Hyman Bloom is one of the forefathers of abstract art in America. The film highlights a body of work that is a vibrant manifestation of Bloom's imagination and his dedication to envision what others didn't dare.

The Secret of Wendel Samson
The Secret of Wendel Samson

Dir. Mike Kuchar
(1966)    33 minutes

Shy Pop artist Wendel Samson (played by real Pop artist Red Grooms) can’t work up the nerve to break up with his boyfriend, so he has anonymous trysts with other men.

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Dir. Stephen Kijak
(2006)    95 minutes

SCOTT WALKER: 30 CENTURY MAN is a rare glimpse into the creative world of the most enigmatic figure in rock history, and will trace the undeniable impact he has had on popular music through casual interviews with some of his biggest, highest profile fans.

Everyday Sunshine
Everyday Sunshine

Dir. Lev Anderson, Chris Metzler
(2011)    107 minutes

From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Ronald Reagan's America, Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last twenty-five years. This is their story.

Meshes of the Afternoon
Meshes of the Afternoon

Dir. Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid
(1943)    14 minutes

One of the most important films in the history of American avant-garde cinema, Maya Deren’s MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON is captivating and dream-like, filled with tinges of psychodrama, murder mystery, and film noir.

Life After Tomorrow
Life After Tomorrow

Dir. Julie Stevens
(2006)    72 minutes

LIFE AFTER TOMORROW reunites more than forty women who played orphans in the Broadway production of ANNIE and reveals the highs and lows of their experiences as child actresses in a cultural phenomenon.

The Past is a Foreign Country
The Past is a Foreign Country

Dir. Daniel Stuyck
(2009)    47 minutes

The mysterious death of John H. Jenkins, rare book and historical document dealer, is the start of a journey deep upriver into that exotic kingdom known as the past.

6pm
An American Journey
An American Journey

Revisiting Robert Frank's "The Americans"
Dir. Philippe Secleir
(2009)    59 minutes

Robert Frank’s "The Americans" transformed the landscape of contemporary photography. An exile from Europe, Frank criss-crossed the United States with his camera, searching for the uncomfortable truths of his adopted home.

Stillwater
Stillwater

Dir. Adrian Kays
(2005)    89 minutes

In his breathtakingly visual debut feature film, writer/director Adrian Kays creates a haunting depiction of a troubled young man searching for his past.

King Rene's Daughter
King Rene's Daughter

Dir. Eugene Moore
(1913)    42 minutes

A very romantic fiction set in renaissance France with florid, rich costuming.

Among Brothers
Among Brothers

Dir. John Schwert
(2005)    85 minutes

Based on real events, AMONG BROTHERS retells the story of the mysterious death of a college girl.

Maria's Story
Maria's Story

Dir. Pamela Cohen, Monona Wali
(1990)    53 minutes

Wife, mother and guerrilla leader Maria Serrano is on the front lines of the battle for her people and her country.

Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl
Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl

Dir. Manoel de Oliveira
(2009)    63 minutes

Adapted from a ninteenth-century novella, ECCENTRICITIES... is the story of an ill-fated romance between a young accountant and a mysterious woman he spies through his window.

A Ballad About Green Wood
A Ballad About Green Wood

Balada o zeleném drevu
Dir. Jiri Barta
(1983)    10 minutes

Split logs dance in sunlight as soon as the axe has cleared away. Czech folk music and time-lapse photography focus animistic energy upon clouds streaming across the sky, rivers raging with melted snow and the earth bursting with raw life.

All the Days Before Tomorrow
All the Days Before Tomorrow

Dir. Francois Dompierre
(2008)    100 minutes

A critically acclaimed, international festival award winning feature debut, ALL THE DAYS BEFORE TOMORROW effectively captures the push-pull of two people attracted to each other.

Dawn of an Evil Millennium
Dawn of an Evil Millennium

Dir. Damon Packard
(1988)    20 minutes

Epic Super-8 short about a demon summoned to Earth who takes command of a souped-up 1970 Oldsmobile and goes on a road-kill rampage.

8pm
Rules of the Road
Rules of the Road

Dir. Su Friedrich
(1993)    31 minutes

RULES OF THE ROAD tells the story of a love affair and its demise through one of the objects shared by the couple: an old beige station wagon with fake wood paneling.

The River
The River

Joki
Dir. Jarmo Lampela
(2001)    106 minutes

Critically acclaimed THE RIVER flows between a dozen diverse, well-etched characters in a small Finnish town, including a clandestine gay couple, a factory worker and his adulturious wife and a suicidal young mother.

My Grandmother
My Grandmother

Chemi bebia
Dir. Kote Miqaberidze
(1929)    65 minutes

Forgotten for a half-century, Kote Mikaberidze's MY GRANDMOTHER is a delightful example of the Soviet Eccentric Cinema movement as well as a scathing satire of Soviet bureaucracy.

Mother of Mine
Mother of Mine

Äideistä parhain
Dir. Klaus Haro
(2005)    104 minutes

During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict.

Dear Zachary
Dear Zachary

Dir. Kurt Kuenne
(2008)    93 minutes

On November 5, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was murdered in a parking lot in western Pennsylvania; the prime suspect, his ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley Turner, promptly fled the United States where she announced that she was pregnant with Andrew's child.

William Eggleston: Photographer
William Eggleston: Photographer

Dir. Rainer Holzemer
(2008)    26 minutes

William Eggleston was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in a wealthy family in Mississippi. He is considered a pioneer of modern color photography. He achieved early fame with a one-man show at the New York Museum of Modern Art.

The Tree
The Tree

Dir. Julie Bertuccelli
(2010)    100 minutes

Blindsided with anguish after her husband’s sudden death, Dawn, along with her four young children, struggles to make sense of life without him.

Organism
Organism

Dir. Hilary Harris
(1975)    19 minutes

ORGANISM is Hilary Harris' epic vision of New York City shot over 15 years (1959-1974).

Sunday Drive
Sunday Drive

Dir. Hisashi Saito
(1998)    87 minutes

Shinji and Yui are boyfriend and girlfriend. They live together. They also work together in a video store. One evening, Shinji is found lying on the floor in a pool of his own blood. Is it an accident or murder?

Daydreams
Daydreams

Tagträume
Dir. Helga Geng, Susanne Ullerich
(2004)    3 minutes

Film as daydream. A daydream on film.

Yesterday Once More
Yesterday Once More

Lung fung dau
Dir. Johnnie To
(2004)    99 minutes

Socialite and businesswoman Mrs. Do suspects that her millionaire ex-husband is the man behind the heist of her new lover's family jewels.

10pm
The Last Drop of Water
The Last Drop of Water

Dir. D.W. Griffith
(1911)    13 minutes

Water! Water! As settlers venture west, they run dry. One of the group breaks away and desperately attempts to find a river or a stream. In this tense D.W. Griffith short, it might already be too late.

Music Makers of the Blue Ridge
Music Makers of the Blue Ridge

Bluegrass Roots: Music Makers of Blue Ridge
Dir. David Hoffman
(1964)    60 minutes

MUSIC MAKERS OF THE BLUE RIDGE is considered the very first film to look at bluegrass music and the people who made it famous.

Pictures from Life's Other Side
Pictures from Life's Other Side

Dir. Jim McBride
(1971)    46 minutes

Director Jim McBride and his then-girlfriend Clarissa venture across the United States by automobile, documenting their expedition and themselves along the way.

Searching for Lin Zhao's Soul
Searching for Lin Zhao's Soul

Xun Zhao Lin Zhao De Ling Hun
Dir. Hu Jie
(2004)    116 minutes

Lin Zhao was imprisoned in the late 1950s for defending students and leaders persecuted during Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Movement in the late 1950s. Hu Jei brings Lin Zhao story to light and uncovers the details of this forgotten woman's fight for civil

Bob Kick the Mischievous Kid
Bob Kick the Mischievous Kid

Bob Kick, l'enfant terrible
Dir. Georges Méliès
(1903)    2 minutes

Bearded and full-grown "kid" Bob gets into the household alcohol supply and experiences various hallucinations from tabletop disembodied heads to a proto-hula-hoop into which he disappears.

Echoes of the Rainbow
Echoes of the Rainbow

Sui yuet san tau
Dir. Alex Law
(2010)    117 minutes

Simon Yam stars in ECHOES OF THE RAINBOW, a story of an ordinary family living in Hong Kong from 1967 to 1977.

The Sun
The Sun

Dir. James Fotopoulos
(2000)    4 minutes

Completed in 2000, THE SUN beguilingly cross-cuts between a beautiful woman, uncomfortably waiting, and the sun-drenched outdoors.

Tomorrow's Children
Tomorrow's Children

Dir. Crane Wilbur
(1934)    50 minutes

The most daring, sensational drama ever filmed about a daring "hush-hush" subject!

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