Cinequest 2013

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The Citizen (2012)
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An Arab immigrant wins the American green card lottery, arriving in New York City on September 10, 2001. (99 mins.)
Director: Sam Kadi
 
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Detonator (2013)
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Sully fights to hold on to his family when a toxic friend resurfaces. In this gritty thriller, Sully... (95 mins.)
 
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Everybody in Our Family (2012)
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Marius is a divorced man in his late thirties. His five year-old daughter Sofia lives with her mother... (107 mins.)
Director: Radu Jude
 
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City Baby (2013)
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Between her best friend moving to Brooklyn, pressure to find employment from her pop (Daniel Baldwin)... (88 mins.)
Director: David F. Morgan
 
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The Deep (2012)
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. (95 mins.)
 
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The Exam (2011)
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1957, Budapest. A young defense officer's loyalty is tested by his mentor in a highly deceptive spy game. (89 mins.)
Director: Péter Bergendy
 
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Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012 Documentary)
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Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story depicts one man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing... (98 mins.)
Director: Brad Bernstein
 
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Goldfish Go Home (2012)
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A Brazilian immigrant boy in Japan finds a strangely glowing blue Goldfish that turns out to be the... (98 mins.)
 
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The Hunt (2012)
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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
 
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In the Shadow (2012)
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In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar... (106 mins.)
Director: David Ondrícek
 
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Lonely Boy (2013)
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The romantic misadventures of a schizophrenic bachelor. (124 mins.)
Director: Dale Fabrigar
 
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Mon Ami (2012)
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Two friends try executing their 'get-rich-quick' plan by kidnapping their boss's daughter, but when the plan falls apart, they must scramble to fix the situation and repair their friendship. (96 mins.)
Director: Rob Grant
 
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Offline (2012)
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After seven years in prison, Rudy Vandekerckhove has set himself two clear objectives: get back to work as a washing machine repairman...
Director: Peter Monsaert
 
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
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An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin. (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Ole Gerster
 
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Old Stock (2012)
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After two years hiding out in his grandfather's retirement residence, Stock Burton is forced back into his small town where he must come to terms with the troubled past that led to his early retirement. (85 mins.)
Director: James Genn
 
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Only Daughter (2013)
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Raised by a single mother in a rural New Hampshire town, 18-year-old Dawn Cowley sets out to find the father she has never known and discovers the devastating secret that had torn her family apart.
 
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The Orheim Company (2012)
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Jarle Klepp gets a message that forces his mind back to something he'd rather forgotten - his childhood with his father in Stavanger. When "Orheim" was his surname. (104 mins.)
Director: Arild Andresen
 
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The Playback Singer (2013)
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THE PLAYBACK SINGER tells the story of an aimless, would-be, jungle-gym architect who finds his existence disrupted... (91 mins.)
Director: Suju Vijayan
 
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Polski film (2012)
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Tomás Matonoha, Pavel Liska, Josef Polásek and Marek Daniel met during their studies at JAMU... (113 mins.)
Director: Marek Najbrt
 
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The Pretty Time Bomb (2012)
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Teru, the world's most useless detective, meets with a mysterious young girl called Kurara, who has... (77 mins.)
 
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The Sapphires (2012)
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It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam. (103 mins.)
Director: Wayne Blair
 
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Somewhere Slow (2013)
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When Anna Thompson gets mixed up in a convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision to walk out of her life and into the unknown. On her travels, she meets Travis, a teenage drifter on his own journey of self-discovery. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeremy O'Keefe
 
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Sparks (2013)
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A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins. (97 mins.)
 
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Tango Abrazos (2012)
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Two couples in present day Ljubljana enroll in a dance school for tango, and in the process learn a great deal more - about life, about love, about themselves. (89 mins.)
Director: Metod Pevec
 
25.
White Lie (2013)
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A young writer has his book stolen by his mentor. (75 mins.)
Director: Nyima Cartier
 
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Birth of the Living Dead (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead. (76 mins.)
Director: Rob Kuhns