Film Schedule: Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018


5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

One Small Step

China / G

Dir: Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

Luna is a vibrant young Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. From the day she witnesses a rocket launching into space on TV, Luna is driven to reach for the stars. In the big city, Luna lives with her loving father Chu, who supports her with a humble shoe repair business he runs out of his garage. As Luna grows up, she enters college, facing adversity of all kinds in pursuit of her dreams.

$10.00

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5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Novalis

USA / G

Dir: Chris Powell

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

This animated short film bridges family-friendly animation and arthouse cinema with the story of a lost orphan trying to find shelter in a desolate German village in the 1890's, where he finds the giant robot creature called Novalis, that seems to be threatening and dangerous, until something more human is revealed.

$10.00

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5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

I Can't Bring You Away

Taiwan / G

Dir: Lin Li-Wei

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

This short film is about the growth of young minds, as they express their inner worlds ...using imagination and pencil lines.

$10.00

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5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Phillip

Australia / PG-13

Dir: Daniel Callaghan

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

This mature-themed Australian animated short film follows the life of an average person named Philip, who has a son and a horrid ex-wife.

$10.00

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5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Dr. Mantis

USA / PG

Dir: Brandon Mikolaski

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

In this Animated film Dr. Mantis is a practicing psychotherapist, …but a full time praying mantis. Often, she doesn't know where one ends and the other begins. But the truth is, she doesn't really care. You see, satisfied patients make very satisfied Praying Mantises. Take Dr. Mantis' patient, Fred, a transitioning caterpillar who bugs her. So much so that, this time, Dr, Mantis made Fred pay in advance.

$10.00

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5:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

The Oyster Bay Rebellion

USA / PG

Dir: Larry Guernsey

SHORTS PROGRAM 18A - Animation Shorts

This animated film is a surrealistic look at the rebellion of the Oyster Nation.

$10.00

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6:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Everyone Comes from Somewhere

USA / PG

Dir: Charles Koppelman

SHORTS PROGRAM 18B

Everyone Comes from Somewhere is a music video tribute to Don Arbor's immigrant roots and a welcome to the dreamers of today. Don's original song has been described as "a perfect antidote to the xenophobia of the current administration." (East Bay Express, August 2018). Charles Koppelman's direction weaves performance footage with images of immigrants throughout the last century to create a moving portrait of the "better angels of our nature".

$10.00

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6:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Sleepwalk

Portugal / PG

Dir: Filipe Melo

SHORTS PROGRAM 18B

A man goes on a journey for a slice of apple pie in this dramatic road movie.

$10.00

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6:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

A Fine Cycle

USA / R

Dir: Derek Willis

SHORTS PROGRAM 18B

Anise escapes into the safety of a bathroom and experiences an anxiety attack as her life flashes, floods, and swirls around her mind as she fights for control driving her to an extreme representation of the pain just under her skin in this drama.

$10.00

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7:00 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Burton Before and After

USA / PG

Dir: Courtney Hermann & Kerribeth Elliott

Fifteen years after Burton’s gender-affirming transition, his longtime friend Courtney uncovers a cache of home video footage from that time period. Courtney proposes that they go on-camera to revisit the old footage together. Concerned about outing himself to co-workers unaware of his gender reassignment, Burton initially declines Courtney's proposition, until he has a change of heart —ultimately deciding that truth is more important than fear.

$10.00

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7:15 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

USA / PG

Dir: Arwen Curry
Starring: this documentary features reflections by literary luminaries Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, and Michael Chabon.

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a documentary exploring the life and legacy of author Ursula K. Le Guin. Known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as A Wizard of Earthsea, The Left Hand of Darkness, and The Dispossessed. The sheer excellence of her work, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. 

Produced with Le Guin’s participation over the course of a decade, this feature is a journey through the writer’s career (both real and fantastic), as she comes into her own as a major feminist author, opening new doors for the imagination and inspiring generations along the way.

$10.00

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8:30 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

The Astronot

Canada / PG

Dir: Tim Cash (of Far From Earth Films)

Daniel longed to touch the moon. With Sandy’s help, he’d reach the stars.

It’s 1969 & American is embarking on the biggest adventure known to man with its voyage to the moon. Daniel too is pursuing the unknown; leaving the path of isolation he had walked for so long for the love of another. The only question was would he be able to maintain that trajectory or instead veer off course forever. That was the challenge for The Astronot.

$12.00

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9:45 PM - Tuesday, Sept 18th 2018

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

USA / PG-13

Dir: Morgan Neville

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

$14.00

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