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12pm
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.

Pavilion
Pavilion

Dir. Tim Sutton
(2012)    68 minutes

Tim Sutton’s debut feature, likened to films by Gus Van Sant and Pedro Costa, follows a laconic teenager (Max) who moves from an idyllic lakeside town to his father’s home in arid suburban Arizona.

Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine
Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine

Dir. Ralph Rosenblum
(1982)    52 minutes

A man who calls himself Charles Dickens whirls through town and somewhere in the imagination of a 12-year-old boy and the loving eyes of a lady who would prefer to be known as Emily Dickinson comes a wondrous change that will affect their lives forever.

L'iceberg
L'iceberg

The Iceberg
Dir. Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy
(2007)    84 minutes

Fiona accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing.

Leave It to the Marines
Leave It to the Marines

Dir. Sam Newfield
(1951)    66 minutes

Quintessential schnook Sid Melton, looking for the license bureau so that he can marry his girl Mara Lynn, instead stumbles upon a Marine recruiting office and ends up in uniform.

Kings of Pastry
Kings of Pastry

Dir. Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
(2009)    84 minutes

The blue, white and red striped collar worn on the jackets of the winners is more than the ultimate recognition for every pastry chef, it is a dream and an obsession.

Proud Flesh
Proud Flesh

Dir. Chiara Giovando, Jenny Gräf Sheppard
(2008)    35 minutes

This experimental Western features an aging female gunslinger seeking revenge, who through the un-hinging of the narrative finds something else instead.

2pm
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.

Tilva Roš
Tilva Roš

Dir. Nikola Lezaic
(2010)    99 minutes

Best friends Toda and Stefan spend their first summer after high school skating in the abandoned mine and making Jackass-like videos.

Grandma's Child
Grandma's Child

Dir. Scott Pembroke
(1926)    21 minutes

When a suspicious mother-in-law pays a visit to check on her son's child, the shameless duo pulls out all stops to provide a baby... anyone's baby!

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.

A Storm at Sea
A Storm at Sea

Dir. James White
(1900)    1 minute

James White and an unidentified cameraman left New York on the Kaiserin Maria Theresia, to attend the 1900 Paris Exposition.

Three Stars
Three Stars

Drei Sterne - Die Köche und die Sterne
Dir. Lutz Hachmeister
(2010)    94 minutes

Focusing on ten Michelin 3 Star chefs, THREE STARS depicts the everyday drama of life in gourmet restaurants.

Alphabet Soup
Alphabet Soup

Dir. William Wegman
(1995)    26 minutes

Renowned artist William Wegman brings his dogs (Fay Ray and offspring Batty, Chundo and Crooky) together to teach children the alphabet.

4pm
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.

Falling Angels
Falling Angels

Dir. Scott Smith
(2003)    104 minutes

Set in the late 1960s and filmed on-location in Saskatchewan, this dark family drama focuses on the three teenaged daughters of the Field household.

The Little Girl Next Door
The Little Girl Next Door

Dir. Lucius Henderson
(1912)    14 minutes

The “Thanhouser Twins,” Marion and Madeline Fairbanks, are featured in this tragic drama with a moral lesson.

Ice
Ice

Dir. Makoto Kobayashi
(2008)    103 minutes

It is the Apocalypse. The drastic change in environment causes every male on the face of the Earth to die out by 2012.

The Frozen North
The Frozen North

Dir. Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
(1922)    17 minutes

A parody of the Western melodramas of William S. Hart, THE FROZEN NORTH was filmed partly on location near Truckee, California, and the intertitles drew from Robert Service's "The Shooting of Dan McGrew."

Guy Martin: Portrait of a Grand Chef
Guy Martin: Portrait of a Grand Chef

Dir. Lionel Boisseau
(2008)    52 minutes

GUY MARTIN: PORTRAIT OF A GRAND CHEF reveals Martin’s philosophy of cooking, which ranges from resolutely traditional to savagely creative.

Fresh Vegetable Mystery
Fresh Vegetable Mystery

Dir. Dave Fleischer
(1939)    7 minutes

Wonder what all that produce is up to when the store is closed? Well, like the rest of us, they're mostly sleeping.

A Matter of Taste
A Matter of Taste

Dir. Sally Rowe
(2011)    69 minutes

A MATTER OF TASTE takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt.

6pm
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.

An Orphan's Tragedy
An Orphan's Tragedy

Dir. Ji Zhu
(1955)    113 minutes

Loosely based on GREAT EXPECTATIONS, AN ORPHAN'S TRAGEDY follows a young orphan who meets and befriends an escaped convict, little knowing that their paths will cross again years later.

Miserable Orphan
Miserable Orphan

Dir. Jonathan Vara
38 minutes

This consciously absurd riff on film noir and the films of the French New Wave casts the titular protagonist into a rule-bound world of film formalism where's he's doomed to repeat genre conventions.

Monster from the Ocean Floor
Monster from the Ocean Floor

Dir. Wyott Ordung
(1954)    71 minutes

Reports that a Mexican fishing village is being terrorized by a creature that lives in the cove, draws the attention of a scientist with a one-man submarine and a beautiful tourist, who descend into the dark waters to investigate.

Crooked River
Crooked River

Dir. Thomas Carr
(1950)    50 minutes

Jimmy Ellison's the star searching for the killer of his parents while Russell Hayden's a not-too-bad bandit leader.

Like a Fish Out of Water
Like a Fish Out of Water

Dir. Leonid Prudovsky
(2007)    50 minutes

Marcelo is desperately looking for someone to help him improve his Hebrew accent so he can pass the auditions for an Israeli Soap Opera.

El Bulli: Cooking in Progress
El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Dir. Gereon Wetzel
(2011)    113 minutes

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS is a revealing look inside the kitchen of renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria.

8pm
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.

Machuca
Machuca

Dir. Andrés Wood
(2004)    115 minutes

Set in Chile, 1973, this is an astonishingly intimate and painful coming-of-age story about a pair of 12-year-old boys from opposite extremes of society who form an unlikely friendship during the last days of Allende and the first days of Pinochet.

Up the Yangtze
Up the Yangtze

Dir. Yung Chang
(2008)    93 minutes

In China, it is simply known as “the River.” But the Yangtze (and all of the life that surrounds it) is undergoing a truly astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history, the Three Gorges Dam.

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

Dir. Christy Cabanne, John Emerson
(1916)    27 minutes

THE MYSTERY OF THE LEAPING FISH is undoubtedly the most bizarre film Fairbanks made: a burlesque on SHERLOCK HOLMES. Fairbanks plays the cocaine-addicted detective Coke Ennyday.

The Infernal Cake-Walk
The Infernal Cake-Walk

Le Cake-walk infernal
Dir. Georges Méliès
(1903)    5 minutes

With its initial blast of Cubist set imagery and leaping dancers, this 1903 fantasy proves Georges Méliès was something of a modernist before his time.

Food Fight
Food Fight

Dir. Chris Taylor
(2008)    72 minutes

A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement.

10pm
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!

Kid's Castle
Kid's Castle

Dir. Koji Yamamura
(1995)    5 minutes

Koji Yamamura’s active animation plunges into a child’s playtime explorations. Fluid shifts in scale and a bubbling vocal soundtrack both channel a fresh imagination at work.

Yuki and Nina
Yuki and Nina

Dir. Hippolyte Girardot, Nobuhiro Suwa
(2009)    89 minutes

Yuki, nine years old, learns that her parents are separating. She is told to follow her mother to Japan and leave everything behind in Paris, starting with her best friend Nina.

Along the Sungari River
Along the Sungari River

Song hua jiang shang
Dir. Jin Shan
(1947)    114 minutes

Quinnian and Sunnu end up as slaves in a coal mine, but are soon heading up a workers rebellion to overthrow their Japanese masters.

Alice the Whaler
Alice the Whaler

Dir. Walt Disney
(1927)    6 minutes

In this entry we can see the fourth and last of the girls who played Alice, the relatively little-known child actress Lois Hardwick.

One Touch of Nature
One Touch of Nature

Dir. Edward Griffith
(1917)    18 minutes

John McGraw, then-manager of the New York Giants, stars as himself in this baseball-themed drama (filmed "on location" at the Polo Grounds).

Oma and Bella
Oma and Bella

Dir. Alexa Karolinski
(2012)    76 minutes

Two older Jewish women, best friends who live together in Berlin (and one of whom, Regina “Oma” Karolinski, is the filmmaker’s grandmother), are Holocaust survivors who have remained in Germany since the war.

A Corner in Wheat
A Corner in Wheat

Dir. D.W. Griffith
(1909)    14 minutes

A CORNER IN WHEAT, adapted from the Frank Norris novel THE PIT, tells the story of a business man who corners the market on wheat, creating bread lines and despair in the process.

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