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Tuesday, April 24

Daughter of Mine
Laura Bispuri - Italy, Germany, Switzerland - 96 mins

6:00 PM

Ten-year-old Vittoria lives in a Sardinian village untouched by tourism. One day she meets the impetuous Angelica, who is completely different from her own caring mother, Tina. Vittoria does not suspect that the two women are connected by a secret. Tina has been visiting Angelica for a long time on the run-down farm where Angelica lives ... more

The Gold Seekers
Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori - Paraguay - 99 mins

6:00 PM

Fast-paced, funny, and full of piquant observations about Paraguayan society, Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori's clever heist movie is old-fashioned entertainment in the best sense of the phrase: its focus on story and character keep the plot humming along. Good-natured and clever to a fault, newspaper delivery boy Manu dreams ... more

Naila and the Uprising
Julia Bacha - USA - 76 mins

It has been thirty years since the First Intifada, the Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. In 1988, Naila Ayesh was a young mother who had already survived a brutal imprisonment and who was forced to make a choice between joining her exiled activist husband in Egypt or continuing ... more

On Borrowed Time
Yasir Al-Yasiri - United Arab Emirates - 97 mins

Even with Dubai's towering Burj Khalifa dominating the skyline outside their windows, life in a retirement home isn't very exciting for the "Four Musketeers": ex-soldier Fares, upbeat astrologer Hasan, retired pharmacist Abdullah, and wheelchair-bound Hamad. This quartet of variously afflicted grumpy old men spend their days grumbling ... more

Playing God
Karin Jurschick - Germany - 96 mins

Unless you have been the survivor of a mass casualty incident like 9/11, the BP oil spill, Agent Orange, or the Central States pension plan battle, you probably don't know the name Kenneth R. Feinberg. If you have, you know it, and him, very well indeed. Feinberg was brought in by the Federal government on these and many other cases as ... more

Tunu: The Gift
Jordan Riber - Tanzania - 83 mins

Mashoto (Ibrahim Oswald) is a feckless young man working a job in the city when he gets word that his mother has died. Returning to his home village for the funeral, he finds he cannot leave; forces from his past and future call to him. This "kid who can't get anything right" finds work with a businessman and his thuggish work crew, who ... more

Savi Gabizon - Israel - 100 mins

8:00 PM

In this affecting drama from writer-director Savi Gabizon, a middle-aged Israeli bachelor is forced to evaluate his life choices when he discovers an ex-girlfriend had given birth to his son 20 years before. At first glance, Ariel has it made: he is established, well-to-do, single, and has no apparent worries. One day, after decades without ... more

Los Perros
Marcela Said - Chile, France - 103 mins

Mariana lives a life of privilege. The well-off, 42-year-old Chilean doesn't have to work and spends her time on horse riding lessons, shopping, and occasionally signing some contracts her father puts in front of her. Her life takes a turn when she hears about her riding teacher being accused of committing crimes against opposition members ... more

The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka
Maria Sadowska - Poland - 120 mins

Among her other distinctions, Polish doctor Michalina Wislocka managed to unite the church, the party, and the press's appointed censors in collective agreement: opposition to her publishing, in 1976, the Communist world's first sex manual, The Art of Loving. Wislocka might have been proud of how sexy and honest this film about her is: ... more

Outside In
Lynn Shelton - USA - 109 mins

8:30 PM

In this new drama from Lynn Shelton, an intense bond forms between a woman in a troubled marriage (Edie Falco) and an ex-con (Jay Duplass) trying to readjust to life in his small town. After serving 20 years for a crime that spun out of his control, 38-year-old Chris (Duplass) is granted an early release thanks partly to the tireless ... more

Sex, Pity and Loneliness
Lars Montag - Germany - 115 mins

This wicked satire about contemporary German urbanites is a darkly funny view of the way we live now. Director Lars Montag interweaves the stories of 13 characters. Among them are an angry, disgraced teacher who goes ballistic because his supermarket doesn't carry his favorite flavor of Kettle Chips; a preening racist cop and his equally ... more

Stephen Burke - Ireland - 93 mins

This gripping prison-break film follows the relationship between two men on opposite sides of the prison bars. Based on real-life events, Maze charts how inmate Larry Marley (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor) becomes chief architect of the largest prison escape in Europe since World War II. Up against him is the most state-of-the-art and secure prison ... more