2013 MAR

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1.
The Oranges (2011)
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The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family. (90 mins.)
Director: Julian Farino
 
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This Is Not a Film (2011 Documentary)
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It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema. (75 mins.)
 
3.
Citadel (2012)
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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. (84 mins.)
Director: Ciaran Foy
 
4.
Everyday (2012)
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This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time. (106 mins.)
 
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Lovely Molly (2011)
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Newlywed Molly moves into her deceased father's house in the countryside, where painful memories soon begin to haunt her. (99 mins.)
 
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Lawless (2012)
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Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
 
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Street of Chance (1942)
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A nerd discovers he's wanted for murder, after escaping death from wreckage plummeting from a skyscraper... (74 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
 
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Samsara (2011 Documentary)
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Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. (102 mins.)
Director: Ron Fricke
 
9.
Pieta (2012)
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A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
10.
Bag It (2010 Documentary)
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An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know... (74 mins.)
Director: Suzan Beraza
 
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
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Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
 
12.
In Another Country (2012)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort. (89 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
13.
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
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Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days. (90 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shelton
 
14.
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Köhler
 
15.
Living (2012)
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A mother wants to reunite with her twin daughters. A young couple marry in church, but immediately after the ceremony... (119 mins.)
Director: Vasiliy Sigarev
 
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Livid (2011)
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The suggestion that a big treasure is hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become a lure to a deadly trap for Lucie and her friends. (92 mins.)
 
17.
Ginger & Rosa (2012)
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A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
 
18.
Upside Down (2012)
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Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love. (114 mins.)
Director: Juan Solanas
 
19.
TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011 Documentary)
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history... (104 mins.)
 
20.
Yelling to the Sky (2011)
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As her family falls apart, seventeen year old Sweetness O'Hara is left to fend for herself in a neighborhood where her survival is uncertain. (94 mins.)
 
21.
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
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After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request. (78 mins.)
 
22.
On Tour (2010)
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Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies... (111 mins.)
Director: Mathieu Amalric
 
23.
Forks Over Knives (2011 Documentary)
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Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Fulkerson
 
24.
Handsome Harry (2009)
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An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime. (94 mins.)
Director: Bette Gordon