Revelation Film Festival 2008

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1.
Island of Lost Souls (2007)
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14-year-old Lulu moves to a small provincial town with her mother and younger brother. One night, her brother is struck by a beam of white light... (100 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
2.
Shotgun Stories (2007)
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Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father... (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
3.
Redacted (2007)
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The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006. (90 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
4.
Mock Up on Mu (2008)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Craig Baldwin
 
6.
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs. (92 mins.)
Director: Rodger Grossman
 
7.
Cthulhu (2007)
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A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother's estate... (100 mins.)
Director: Daniel Gildark
 
8.
La France (2007)
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In France in the darkest days of the Great War Camille receives an alarming letter from her soldier boyfriend... (102 mins.)
Director: Serge Bozon
 
9.
The Road to Nod (2007)
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THE ROAD TO NOD is a narcotic and brooding tale of wrong decisions and their inevitable and desultory consequences... (89 mins.)
Director: M.A. Littler
 
10.
Tin Can Man (2007)
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Recently dumped by his girlfriend for another man, working in a job he hates, things could be better for Peter. One night, while he is alone in his apartment, there is a knock at the door. His life will never be the same again. (83 mins.)
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
 
11.
The Tumbler (2008)
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(74 mins.)
Director: Marc Gracie
 
12.
Begging Naked (2007 Documentary)
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"Begging Naked" began in 1996. My friend Elise asked me to video tape her stories of being a teen runaway and prostitute... (70 mins.)
Director: Karen Gehres
 
14.
Hell on Wheels (2007 Documentary)
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Hell On Wheels tells the story of a group of Texas women who band together to resurrect roller derby for the 21st century. (89 mins.)
Director: Bob Ray
 
15.
The Cool School (2008 Documentary)
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How LA Learned to Love Modern Art. A lesson in how a few renegade artists built an art scene from scratch. (86 mins.)
Director: Morgan Neville
 
16.
The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (2007 Documentary)
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Prepare for an eclectic journey through The Old, Weird America. Rani Singh's new documentary film tracks... (90 mins.)
Director: Rani Singh
 
17.
A Very British Gangster (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy). (97 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
 
18.
The Call of the Wild (2007 Documentary)
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A 2007 documentary film by Ron Lamothe about Christopher McCandless notable for coming to a different conclusion on McCandless's death than Sean Penn's film, Into the Wild, and Jon Krakauer's book, Into the Wild.
Director: Ron Lamothe
 
19.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008 Documentary)
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A portrait of the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
20.
My Name Is Albert Ayler (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on avant-garde saxophonist Albert Ayler. (79 mins.)
Director: Kasper Collin
 
21.
Hair, Let the Sun Shine In (2007 Documentary)
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A look backwards, using contemporary interviews and archival footage, at "Hair" the musical, a theatrical... (52 mins.)
 
22.
Ztracená dovolená (2006 Documentary)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Lucie Králová
 
23.
The Last American Freak Show (2008 Documentary)
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UK director Richard Butchins takes the road trip of his life when he joins a group of disabled performers... (85 mins.)
 
24.
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007 Documentary)
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Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks. (82 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Schwarz
 
25.
Flow: For Love of Water (2008 Documentary)
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Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being on the planet. 'Flow' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause. (93 mins.)
Director: Irena Salina
 
26.
Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986 Documentary)
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A look at the wild scene outside a Judas Priest concert (17 mins.)
 
27.
Little Wings (2008 Short Film)
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Six year-old Billy doesn't fit in. It's not until he loses his first tooth and receives a special gift from the tooth fairy that other kids start to notice him. Sometimes all it takes is a little bit of magic. (15 mins.)
Director: Polly Staniford
 
28.
Ascension (2008 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Stephen Irwin
 
29.
Rubberheart (2007 Short Film)
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It's Tuesday and Maggie is on the prowl for single-use sex partner at her local hunting ground, the video store... (15 mins.)
Director: Brian Crano
 
30.
DJ Dazz (2007 Documentary)
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DJ Dazz A Film by Tom Jackson In the town of Hobart, Tasmania, people are partying to the music and... (14 mins.)
Director: Tom Jackson
Stars: DJ Dazz
 
31.
Grandma Goth (2006 Short Film)
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Suelynn Gustafson is full of life...and death! This gold toothed, magenta-haired, 64-year-old woman--who... (20 mins.)
 
32.
Pandrogeny manifesto (2006 Documentary)
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(12 mins.)
 
33.
You Better Watch Out (2008 Short Film)
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A dark comedy about two disgruntled brothers who kidnap a department store Santa Claus because they want to know why they never got the presents they wanted when they were kids. (22 mins.)
Director: Steve Callen
 
34.
Magnetic Movie (2007 Documentary)
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Natural magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries, as scientists from NASA's space sciences laboratory excitedly describe their discoveries. (5 mins.)
 
35.
Animal Instincts (2008 Short Film)
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Animal Instincts is an action packed claymation of epic proportions. A fight breaks out after a sheep steals some flowers from a cow... (5 mins.)
 
36.
La Saint-festin (2007 Short Film)
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"Hurrah. Tomorrow is the 40th of November. It's Saint Feast Day, the great celebration of Ogres, so if you haven't caught a child yet hurry up now - and good hunting!" (15 mins.)
 
37.
Rain (2008 Short Film)
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A young man loses something dear to him, a young boy regains what he lost years ago, and between them the rain has a sense. (23 mins.)
 
38.
Lucille (2007 Short Film)
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A young girl encounters hostile territory when she enters a guitar shop for the first time, colliding with the store owner, a self-obsessed aging rocker. (5 mins.)
Director: Tali Gal-on
 
39.
A Break in the Monotony (2008 Short Film)
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In a post Zombie holocaust world, a man laments his empty lifestyle and questions the futility of working in a corporate wasteland. But all is not as it seems. (5 mins.)
Director: Damien Slevin
 
40.
Crooked (2007 Short Film)
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When the world around her isn't straight, an old lady takes matters into her own hands. (1 mins.)
Director: Tali Gal-on
 
41.
Mutt (2008 Short Film)
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A simple game of 'fetch' is Mutt's only desire in exchange for his loyalty and hard work, but the harsh taskmaster... (7 mins.)
Director: Glen Hunwick
Stars: Mac, Matilda, Mutt
 
42.
Burley! (2008 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
 
43.
Ephemeral (2008 Short Film)
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A seemingly ordinary train trip home turns into something more than its weary passengers expect. (12 mins.)