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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Other Side of Everything

In 1945, filmmaker Mila Turajlić’s (Cinema Komunisto, Festival 2011) family apartment was divided and redistributed by the state government. Read More

Djon África

April 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m.
Roxie Theater

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At loose ends in Lisbon, Miguel (Miguel Moreira) is prompted by a chance encounter to search for the father he has never known in Cape Verde, where he encounters a diverse mélange of residents. Read More

Ravens

April 12, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Roxie Theater

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A young boy, whose aspirations lie away from the family farm, tries to take a stand against his father, a stubborn and taciturn man who extols the virtues of toil and sacrifice. Read More

The Rescue List

Lake Volta in Ghana is the largest man-made lake in the world; it is also notorious as a locale for forced child labor. Read More

City of the Sun

The lives, dreams, and desires of three stalwart denizens of a desolate Georgian mining town provide the framework for this observational and gorgeously rendered film. Read More

I Am Not a Witch

April 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Roxie Theater

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"The child is a witch,” exclaim the villagers in the opening of this strikingly beautiful first feature by Rungano Nyoni. Read More

Inventing Tomorrow

Intel's ISEF Fair is the science fair that kids all over the world want to qualify for. Read More

Suleiman Mountain

April 12, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
BAMPFA

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Without preamble, a young Kyrgyz boy is taken out of an orphanage and into the lives of his supposed parents who make ends meet by running various cons on unsuspecting villagers. Read More

Sorry to Bother You

The wait is over – Bay Area icon Boots Riley's outrageous, taboo-breaking satire is now a wonderfully deranged feature film. Read More

The Children Act

The masterful Emma Thompson delivers an exceptionally compassionate performance as Fiona May, a British High Court judge who is given a challenging case that asks her to balance deeply held religious beliefs and the state's duty to protect children. Read More

Bisbee ‘17

April 12, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Roxie Theater

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Prolific editor and filmmaker Robert Greene brings us to Bisbee, Arizona – a remote copper mining town close to the Mexican border where 100 years ago, there was a violent deportation of 1,200 striking miners who were ultimately left for dead. Read More

Claire’s Camera

April 12, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
YBCA Screening Room

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AT RUSH

In Hong's effervescent new work, a trio of Koreans in Cannes for the film festival circle around one another and a camera-toting tourist from Paris, played by Isabelle Huppert. Read More

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

April 12, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
BAMPFA

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"I already had my troubles for today, so I can't worry about tomorrow," states Daniel, one of the protagonists in award-winning photographer RaMell Ross's inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people. Read More

The White Girl

Living in a riverside shack in Hong Kong's last remaining fishing village, a teenager is told by her overprotective father that she must always protect herself from the sun. Read More

Winter Brothers

A powerful batch of moonshine made in the barracks of an industrial compound causes problems for Emil after his coworkers become ill. Read More

Jupiter’s Moon

Stepping over and through genres in giant leaps, the transcendent new film by White God's Kornél Mundruczó details the story of a Syrian refugee who discovers he can fly. Read More