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September 2017

The Screening of 3 at The Women In Horror Film Festival

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Crowne Plaza Atlanta SW – Peachtree City, 201 Aberdeen Parkway
Peachtree City, GA 30269 United States
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Join cast and crew of "3" at their Atlanta premiere at The Women In Horror Film Festival in Peachtree City, GA.

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Sensitivity Training

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:27 pm CDT
Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
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Directed by Melissa Finell USA / 2016 / 87 mins Dr. Serena Wolfe thinks small talk and feelings are overrated. As a gifted microbiologist whose only concern is for her bacteria samples, she has little time for photos of your sniveling kid or news that you found your birth mother. She has no qualms about correcting grammar during dirty talk or teaching a 5-year-old to hit below the belt and would rather just be left alone. But when Serena’s lack…

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Señorita Cinema: Super Shorts

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm UTC-5
Aurora Picture Show, 2442 Bartlett St
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Saturday, September 23 6:00PM Doors Open / Mini Mercado 7:00PM Screening Benvenidos a todos! Houston’s all-independent, Latina-made film festival Señorita Cinema presents its special Saturday Night Super Shorts program! The selection includes unhinged short films Latina Samuri by Iris Almaraz, The Ballad of Betty Bonet by Tequila Mockenbird and others. Come take a swing at this cinematic piñata, and arrive early to check out the Mini Mercado with local artisan-made goodies, community partners, and beverages. $10 / Free for Aurora…

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Copwatch

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Maysles Documentary Center, 343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Camilla Hall, 2017, 99 min Copwatch is the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent form of protest and deterrent to police brutality. Around the country, a network of regular people take up cameras to bear witness to police actions and hold law enforcement to accountability. Director Camilla Hall profiles several We Copwatch members, including Kevin Moore, who filmed the arrest of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, and Ramsey Orta, the…

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Los Angeles Irish Showcase / Irish Short Films + Special Guests!

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States
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Join us for a showcase of work highlighting the wealth of Irish talent living in L.A., followed by a selection of shorts from first-time and established filmmakers from Ireland. Reception in the lobby beginning at 6:30 PM. Discussion after the L.A. Irish showcase with filmmakers Victoria Smurfit, Olivia Tracey, Lauryn Canny, Annika Cassidy, Linda Bhreathnach, Karl Harpur, Claire Bermingham and Lorcan Fox. Sponsored by Irish Film Board, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Culture Ireland, Tourism Ireland, Irish Film…

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Solitaire + Q&A filmmaker Sophie Boutros via Skype

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:02 pm EDT
Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570 United States
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2016. 92 m. Sophie Boutros. Lebanon/Jordan/Egypt. Arabic with subtitles. NR. Therese, the wife of a mayor of a small Lebanese village, holds tightly to the memory of her brother, who was killed by a Syrian bomb during the Lebanese Civil War 20 years ago. She’s hung photos of him all over the house, and she talks to them constantly (and they, in turn, talk back). When we meet her, Therese is beside herself with anticipation: She is about to meet the family who will be her in-laws.…

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Pressing On: the Letterpress Film Screening

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm UTC+8
Taylor’s University – Lakeside Campus, No. 1, Jalan Taylor's
Sungai Way New Village, 47500 Malaysia
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Join us for an exclusive screening of the latest documentary Pressing On: The Letterpress Film by Bayonet Media. Film Duration : 1h 39min Early Bird Ticket : RM25 (Adult) / RM18 (Student)* Normal Ticket: RM30 (Adult) / RM23 (Student)* Limited seats available. Secure your ticket at → http://bit.ly/theletterpressfilm *Please bring along your Student ID during the screening. With every purchase of ticket comes a complimentary goodie bag consisting of a booklet (10 fun facts about letterpress), letterpress design guideline, and…

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The Cloud Forest – Screening

September 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-7
Regal LA LIVE Stadium 14, 1000 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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The people of a small community in Veracruz are the guardians of one of the ecosystems facing the most risk in the country: the cloud forest. They are trying to redesign their own culture: needs, food, education and relationship with other people and with nature, searching for a simpler and sustainable life.

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12th Sydney Latin American Film Festival

September 24
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Powerhouse Rd
Casula, NSW 2170 Australia
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The Sydney Latin American Film Festival has been the cornerstone for Latin American cinema and culture in Sydney since 2006.  We are a not for profit organisation and funds raised from tickets sales are injected into social justice, environmental and community development organisations in Latin America and Australia. Over the past 12 years, our Community Support Program has raised more than $120,000. We could not have done this without our numerous volunteers, supporters, collaborators and sponsors, whose passion for promoting Latin American cinema and culture has enriched many lives. The SLAFF…

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Am I Crazy? My journey to determine if my memories are true”

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-7
Joy Cinema, 11959 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR 97223 United States
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Documentary about my own childhood torture. I remembered my abuse twenty years ago at age 37. In 2014, I went across the country interviewing people on camera who claim to be experts on memory, some of whom don't believe memories like mine are credible. My goal for this film is to make the world a kinder place for adult survivors and a safer place for children. THIS FILM IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. It contains verbal descriptions of extreme child…

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Big [35mm] • Check The Gate • Sunday 24th September 13:15

September 24 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm UTC+1
The Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place
London, WC2H 7 United Kingdom
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Big • as part of Check the Gate • September 22nd - 24th • on sale NOW! DIRECTED BY: Penny Marshall STARRING: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia Year: 1988 | Length: 104 mins | Country: USA | Certification: (12A) | Format: 35mm After a wish turns 12-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) into a 30-year-old man (Tom Hanks), he heads to New York City and gets a low-level job at MacMillen Toy Company. A chance encounter with the owner (Robert…

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The Tango Lesson

September 24 @ 1:20 pm - 3:02 pm BST
Home, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN United Kingdom
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Directed by Sally Potter In between bouts of writing a screenplay, filmmaker Sally takes up tango classes. As the lessons proceed, she strikes a bargain with Pablo, her tutor: if he will make her a tango dancer, she will make him a movie star. Languages English Duration 102 mins Cast Sally Potter Pablo Verón Morgane Maugra Country of origin Great Britain Year 1997

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GYFF presents: At Eye Level

September 24 @ 2:15 pm - 3:55 pm UTC+1
Glasgow Youth Film Festival, GFT, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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Winner of Best Family Film at the German Film Awards, At Eye Level makes its UK Premiere at GYFF. Michi is picked on as the smallest child in his foster home. When he discovers a letter written by his deceased mother he believes it holds the secret of his father’s identity. He sets out to find him, only to find that he’s not the father Michi dreamt of. Can Michi and this man, the diminutive Tom, find a way to…

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Film School: Women Directing – Session 2

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Naro Video, 1511 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States
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The Naro Video Film School is a monthly film discussion program to help our customers explore our dazzling, curated collection and learn more about film history and culture. We will choose 25 films on a topic and rent them for half-price during the entire month. Each of the two sessions will have a short presentation followed by a discussion. Come to either or both! It’s free and open to everyone. Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 PM Sunday, September 24 at…

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The Cinema Travellers

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:36 pm BST
Home, 2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester, M15 4FN United Kingdom
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Directed by Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya One of the most critically acclaimed documentaries to have come out of India in years Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham’s stirring elegy is a semi-observational portrait of the travelling cinemas of India, uncovering an unforgettable subterranean sub culture of dreamers, cinephiles and projectionists. The work also depicts the transition from celluloid to digital and the inescapable anxieties associated with this technological leap of faith. Moreover, Madheshiya and Abraham’s eye trains itself on capturing the…

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GYFF presents: Jasper Jones

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm UTC+1
Glasgow Youth Film Festival, GFT, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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Rachel Perkins’ adaptation of Craig Silvey’s bestselling novel of the same name is a compelling Australian mystery featuring gripping performances from Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving and Levi Miller. Charlie is awoken in the middle of the night by outsider Jasper Jones looking for his help. With the town in disarray over the disappearance of a local girl, Charlie must decide if he can trust Jasper, or if he can truly trust anyone at all. This screening is a part of…

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Next Gen TV: Webseries 2 – DTLA Film Festival

September 24 @ 4:50 pm - 6:25 pm EDT
Regal LA Live, 1000 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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NEXT GEN TV: WEBSERIES 2 There has never been a better time for emerging filmmakers (a.k.a .content providers), because of the opportunities provided by the Internet. In our second annual showcase of new webseries, we present an abundance of talent who have embraced comedy. Is this a response to the gloom and doom we have witnessed in the US over the last nine moths? We’ll let the moving images speak for themselves. However, we can guarantee two 90-minute blocks of…

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New York Premiere – Buffalo Niagra International Film Festival

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm UTC-4
Four Seasons Cinema, 2429 Military Rd
Niagara Falls, NY 14304 United States
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"Part Of Me Now: Living With Breast Cancer" has been accepted to Buffalo Niagra International Film Festival! The festival will be at the end of September 20th-30th! We feel so grateful to have been invited. Thanks so much to the judges and all those involved with the selection process at for choosing "POMN" to be part of this year's festival! The film will screen at 5pm on September 24th. Thank you all so much for your support!

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Sunday Cinema: Maudie

September 24 @ 6:45 pm - 8:40 pm UTC-4
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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Thornbrough 1200 6:45 pm screening $3 UG students, $6 general "Maudie breaks your heart with its infectious positivity and an outstanding Sally Hawkins, who can always be relied on for an emotionally sturdy, big-hearted performance.." – Tomris Laffly, Time Out Academy Award nominees Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) and Ethan Hawke (Boyhood) star in the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists. MAUDIE is an unlikely romance…

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Directed By Women – Short & Fun Film Fest

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
Ryans Daughter, 350 E 85th St
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Join us for our third annual Directed by Women - Short & Fun Film Festival. Our generous hosts at Ryan's Daughter welcome us back and we expand the film night to San Francisco for the first time! Check out the trailer at https://vimeo.com/233533062 Curated by Custom Made NYC-based company members Jennifer Dean and Eric Rice, this night of 90-minutes of short films, all directed by women, is part of the Worldwide Directed by Women Film Viewing Party. This free event,…

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Directed By Women – Short & Fun Film Fest

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
The Custom Made Theatre Co., 533 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Join us for our third annual Directed by Women - Short & Fun Film Festival as we expand to San Francisco for the first time! Check out our trailer at https://vimeo.com/233533062 Curated by Custom Made NYC-based company members Jennifer Dean and Eric Rice, this night of 90-minutes of short films, all directed by women, is part of the Worldwide Directed by Women Film Viewing Party. This free event, hosted by Jennifer Dean, features 20 short films and a moderated Q…

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Queen Sugar: Tribeca TV Festival

September 24 @ 7:15 pm EDT
Cinepolis Chelsea, 60 W 23rd St,
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Queen Sugar

Executive Produced by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, and Monica Macer, Queen Sugar follows the Bordelon siblings as they struggle to move forward with their lives and strive to honor the legacy of their father following his unexpected passing. Directed by Julie Dash, Season 2's midseason premiere finds Darla sharing engagement news with the family, Micah finally coming to terms with his emotions, and Charley receiving an unexpected visit. Following the episode, the cast of Queen Sugar, Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner,…

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The Last Laugh-Rahway Int’l Film Festival-Woman in Film Honoree

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-4
The James Ward Mansion Westfield, 169 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090 United States
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Director Ferne Pearlstein will be honored as this year's "Woman in Film Honoree" in a ceremony after the screening and Q&A of The Last Laugh. ~THE LAST LAUGH~ Starring Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sarah Silverman, Gilbert Gottfried, Rob Reiner, Alan Zweibel, Susie Essman, and many others. The Last Laugh disproves the idea that there is nothing left to say about the Holocaust and opens a fresh avenue for approaching this epochal tragedy. Star-studded, provocative and thoroughly entertaining, this award winning…

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Maudie

September 24 @ 8:15 pm - September 25 @ 11:00 pm UTC+1
The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, 122a Highgate
Kendal, LA9 4HE United Kingdom
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Free screening Teach Us All

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Riverdale 10 VIP Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Rd
Little Rock, AR 72202 United States
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FREE screening of Teach Us All. Free Admission and Open to the public. Teach Us All showtime 6:00pm. Doors Open at 5:30pm. Q&A with discussion after the movie. http://www.riverdale10.com

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Teach Us All

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
IU Libraries Screening Room, 1320 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405 United States
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Please join us for a free, but ticketed, screening of Sonia Lowman's "Teach Us All" on Monday, September 25, at 6:30pm in the IU Libraries Screening Room, located on the ground floor of the Wells Library, room 048. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on educational inequality. This event coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine’s integration of Central High. In September 1957, following the watershed Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education,…

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TEACH US ALL

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408 United States
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SEGREGATION FOR A NEW GENERATION On the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine’s momentous school integration, the GIBFF partners with IUN Office of Diversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs and the Urban League of Northwest Indiana to bring TEACH US ALL, a film distributed by ARRAY that examines U.S. education since the momentous Little Rock Nine bravely integrated our public schools. Marking the directorial debut from Sonia Lowman, the timely documentary TEACH US ALL examines the U.S. education system from…

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Screening: Teach us All

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States + Google Map

See Teach Us All, a documentary on educational inequality set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis. Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine faced violent resistance when desegregating Central High in Arkansas, America’s schools continue to represent the key battleground of the Civil Rights Movement. Teach Us All demonstrates powerful lessons from history within a timely context, emphasizing the need for unity and collective action to rectify the disparities among America’s children. The film will by…

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Bones of Contention

September 25 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Landmark Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657 United States
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Directed by Andrea Weiss USA / 2017 / 75 mins / English, Spanish Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Andrea Weiss brings her talents in creating fascinating documentary portraits to the tragic life of acclaimed Spanish writer and poet Federico García Lorca, who was murdered by a right-wing Franco-regime firing squad during the Spanish Civil War and whose remains have never been found. Lorca, for many, is one of the most beloved early 20th-century authors. He was also gay—as dangerous then in Franco’s…

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Sweetie (Australia: Jane Campion, 1989: 97 mins)

"Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion will always be remembered for her stunning debut feature, Sweetie, which focuses on the hazardous relationship between the buttoned-down, superstitious Kay and her rampaging, devil-may-care sister, Sweetie—and on their family’s profoundly rotten roots. A feast of colorful photography and captivating, idiosyncratic characters, the tough and tender Sweetie heralded the emergence of this gifted director, as well as a renaissance of Australian cinema, which would take the film…

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