Sundance 2011 - Screened

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1.
Another Earth (2011)
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On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. (92 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
 
2.
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011 Documentary)
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The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash. (80 mins.)
Director: Constance Marks
 
3.
All She Can (2011)
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Luz Garcia, a high school student in a forgotten Texas town, wants something different than the options awaiting her after graduation... (95 mins.)
Director: Amy Wendel
 
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The Bengali Detective (2011 Documentary)
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Chubby, dance-obsessed private-detective Rajesh Ji and his motley band of helpers tackle poisonings, adultery and the occasional murder on the frenzied streets of Kolkata. (110 mins.)
Director: Philip Cox
 
5.
Circumstance (2011)
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession. (107 mins.)
 
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Crime After Crime (2011 Documentary)
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The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence... (95 mins.)
Director: Yoav Potash
 
7.
Ex-Sex (2011 Short Film)
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A one night stand between two people who used to be in love (or so they thought). (9 mins.)
Director: Michael Mohan
 
8.
Flypaper (2011)
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A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love. (87 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
 
9.
The Future (2011)
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When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves. (91 mins.)
Director: Miranda July
 
10.
Higher Ground (2011)
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A chronicle of one woman's lifelong struggle with her faith. (109 mins.)
Director: Vera Farmiga
 
11.
The Art of Getting By (2011)
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George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit. (83 mins.)
Director: Gavin Wiesen
 
12.
I'm Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents (2011 Short Film)
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It's not that T.J. doesn't love his parents, it's just that he's trying to kill them. Thirty-two, unemployed... (15 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tomsic
 
13.
Jess + Moss (2011)
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A series of vignettes involving memories of companionship and sexual awakening shared by two second cousins. (83 mins.)
Director: Clay Jeter
 
14.
Kaboom (2010)
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A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
15.
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
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Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Durkin
 
16.
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
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Settlers traveling through the Oregon desert in 1845 find themselves stranded in harsh conditions. (104 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
 
17.
Our Idiot Brother (2011)
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A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters. (90 mins.)
Director: Jesse Peretz
 
18.
On the Ice (2011)
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In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend. (96 mins.)
 
19.
Perfect Sense (2011)
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A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
20.
Sound of My Voice (2011)
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Two documentary filmmakers attempt to penetrate a cult who worships a woman who claims to be from the future. (85 mins.)
Director: Zal Batmanglij
 
21.
Terri (2011)
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The story of a large fifteen-year-old boy in a small town as he struggles to adjust to his difficult life. (105 mins.)
Director: Azazel Jacobs
 
22.
To Get Her (2011)
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Five teenage girls with a shared secret get together for a weekend of "No Consequences." The sex, drugs and rock n'roll they intend pale in comparison to the more dangerous path they find themselves on. (86 mins.)
Director: Erica Dunton
 
23.
Uncle Kent (2011)
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A pothead kid's show cartoonist in Los Angeles spends a weekend trying to sleep with his visiting house guest - a woman from New York who he met on Chatroulette. (72 mins.)
Director: Joe Swanberg
 
24.
The Majestic Plastic Bag (2010 Short Film)
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A plastic bag encounters enemies and escapes death on its epic migration to its final destination: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. (4 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Konner
 
25.
Mad Bastards (2010)
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TJ's quest to find the son he's never known, takes him on a journey across the remote and stunning Kimberley landscape... (94 mins.)