Revelation Film Festival 2013

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1.
Suspiria (1977)
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A newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
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Burn (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary about Detroit told through the eyes of firefighters charged with the thankless task of saving a city that many have written off as dead. (86 mins.)
 
3.
In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey (2013 Documentary)
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In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey is a documentary film about the legendary American guitarist... (58 mins.)
 
4.
The Final Member (2012 Documentary)
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Thirty miles from the Arctic Circle, in the northern Icelandic town of Husavik, stands the Icelandic Phallological Museum... (75 mins.)
 
5.
Suspended Animation (2012 Short Film)
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A Caterpillar grows old inside his cocoon with a painting of a beautiful butterfly. In hope of living happily together... (16 mins.)
Director: Cam Rossiter
 
6.
Pictures of Superheroes (2012)
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Marie, after being dumped and fired on the same day, takes a job cleaning up after an overworked businessman... (70 mins.)
Director: Don Swaynos
 
7.
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012 Documentary)
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Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments... (77 mins.)
Director: Sophie Huber
 
8.
The We and the I (2012)
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A look at the lives of a group of teenagers who ride the same bus route and how their relationships change and evolve on the last day of school. (103 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
9.
London: The Modern Babylon (2012 Documentary)
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London: The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple's epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown. (125 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
10.
La cinquième saison (2012)
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In a scenic Belgian village, nature is turning its back on man. How will the locals cope with this new reality? (93 mins.)
 
11.
Muscle Shoals (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman". (111 mins.)
 
12.
Sunset Strip (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the famous Los Angeles street. (96 mins.)
Director: Hans Fjellestad
 
13.
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012 Documentary)
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Philosopher Slavoj Zizek examines the hidden themes and existential questions asked by world renowned films. (136 mins.)
Director: Sophie Fiennes
 
14.
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013 Documentary)
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Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom. (60 mins.)
 
15.
I Am Divine (2013 Documentary)
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How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Schwarz
 
16.
White Reindeer (2013)
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After an unexpected tragedy, Suzanne struggles to put her life back together during a sad, strange Christmastime in suburban Virginia. (82 mins.)
Director: Zach Clark
 
17.
The Human Scale (2012 Documentary)
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Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic... (83 mins.)
 
18.
Cheap Thrills (2013)
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A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar. (88 mins.)
Director: E.L. Katz
 
19.
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2012 Documentary)
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Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is a feature-length documentary film about the dismal commercial failure, subsequent massive critical acclaim, and enduring legacy of pop music's greatest cult phenomenon, Big Star. (113 mins.)
 
20.
Jail Caesar (2012)
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The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. A small group of professional actors is joined by a cast of to tell the story of one of history's foremost personalities. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Schoolman
 
21.
The Act of Killing (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. (117 mins.)
 
22.
A Fierce Green Fire (2012 Documentary)
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An exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. (101 mins.)
Director: Mark Kitchell
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
Surkhaab (2014)
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An illegal immigrant and a carrier who is on the run in a world alien from her. An exposure to the parallel world that exists in developed countries. A week in the life of a human being trafficked. (100 mins.)
Director: Sanjay Talreja
 
25.
God's Neighbors (2012)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Meny Yaesh
 
26.
Facing Mirrors (2011)
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Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city... (98 mins.)
 
27.
A Field in England (2013)
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Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
28.
A Monster in Paris (2011)
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A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. (90 mins.)
Director: Bibo Bergeron
 
29.
Gimme the Loot (2012)
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When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple. (79 mins.)
Director: Adam Leon
 
30.
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
 
31.
Upstream Color (2013)
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A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
 
32.
The End of Time (2012 Documentary)
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Explores our perception of time. (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Mettler