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now in its 21st year, the AFi latin                           AFI would like to thank the following supporters:
American Film Festival showcases the
best filmmaking from latin America and,
with the inclusion of films from spain and
portugal, celebrates ibero-American cultural
connections. this year’s selection of more
than 40 films includes multiple-award
winners, international festival favorites,
local box-office hits and debut works by
promising new talents.




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         OPENINg NIgHT
                                                      REVOLUTION [Revolución]
                                                      opening night Screening: Tue, Sep 21, 8:00
                                                      Also showing: Sat, Sep 25, 5:15
                                                      Ten directors at the forefront of contemporary Mexican cinema join forces to create this outstanding
                                                      omnibus of short films, each exploring the themes and legacy of the Mexican Revolution on its 100th
                                                      anniversary. Commissioned by Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz, the founders of
     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                                  Canana, Mexico’s leading independent production and distribution company, this collection features
                                                      new works by Fernando Eimbcke (DUCK SEASON, LAKE TAHOE), Patricia Riggen (UNDER THE
                                                      SAME MOON), Amat Escalante (THE BASTARDS), Carlos Reygadas (SILENT LIGHT), Mariana
                                                      Chenillo (NORA’S WILL), Gerardo Naranjo (I’M GONNA EXPLODE, DRAMA/MEX), Rodrigo Plá
                                                      (THE ZONE, THE DESERT WITHIN), Rodrigo García (MOTHER AND CHILD), plus Bernal and Luna
                                                      themselves. DIR Mariana Chenillo, Fernando Eimbcke, Amat Escalante, Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo García, Diego Luna, Gerardo Naranjo,
                                                      Rodrigo Plá, Carlos Reygadas, Patricia Riggen; SCR Laura Santullo, Amat Escalante, Carlos Reygadas, Mariana Chenillo, Patricia Riggen, Jorge
                                                      Riggen, Diego Luna, Gabriel Nuncio, Mauricio Katz, Fernando Eimbcke; PROD Pablo Cruz. Mexico, 2010, color, 105 min. In Spanish with English
                                                      subtitles. NOT RATED
      Revolution




         CENTERPIECE SCREENINg
                                                      LINHA DE PASSE
                                                      Centerpiece Screening: Fri, Sep 24, 8:00
                                                      Also showing: Sat, Sep 25, 7:30
                                                      Four brothers from the São Paulo slum navigate life in the 20 million-strong megacity and their own
                                                      progress toward adulthood in this engrossing family drama. Dario has his heart set on making a top
                                                      club soccer team, and knows at 18 it’s his last chance to break in. Dinho holds down a job at a
                                                      gas station, but finds more fulfillment attending his evangelical church. Dênis, the oldest, has a child
                                                      he rarely sees and can’t support with what little he earns as a motorcycle courier. Reginaldo, the
                                                      youngest, dreams of finding his long-absent father, a bus driver, and plays detective exploring the city’s
                                                      public transportation. For her portrayal of Cleuza, the boys’ harried, hard-working mother, desperate
     xxxxxxxxxxxx                                     to conceal her latest pregnancy from her employers for fear of losing her housecleaning job, Sandra
                                                      Corveloni deservedly won the Best Actress Prize at Cannes. DIR/PROD Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas; SCR George
                                                      Moura, Daniela Thomas, Bráulio Mantovani; PROD Mauricio Andrade Ramos, Rebecca Yeldham, Francois Ivernel. Brazil, 2008, color, 108 min.
                                                      In Portuguese with English subtitles. NOT RATED
      linha de passe




         CLOSINg NIgHT
                                                      OCTOBER [Octubre]
                                                      Closing night Screening: Sat, oct 9, 7:00
     xxxxxxxxxxxxxx                                   Also showing: Sun, oct 10, 1:00
                                                      The debut feature from brothers Daniel and Diego Vega Vidal won the Jury Prize from the 2010
                                                      Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section. Lone wolf moneylender Clemente returns home
                                                      one night to discover that someone has paid him back—with interest—by breaking in and leaving
                                                      behind a baby girl in a basket. While the hapless Clemente searches for the baby’s mother among
                                                      the prostitutes he frequents, he employs his neighbor Sofía to care for the baby and look after his
                                                      home and office. With the coming of the October celebration of Our Lord of the Miracles,
                                                      Clemente and Sofía’s mutual dependence on one other takes on humorous and heartwarming
                                                      qualities. DIR/SCR/PROD Daniel Vega Vidal, Diego Vega Vidal. Peru, 2010, color, 93 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED



     octobeR
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ARgENTINA
                                                   THE WIDOWS OF THURSDAYS [Las viudas de los jueves]
                                                   Thu, Sep 23, 7:00; Sun, Sep 26, 5:00
                                                   The bodies of three men are found floating in a swimming pool in the tony gated community of Los Altos—
                                                   three friends whose business and family lives appeared perfect. But, as revealed in flashback, behind the
                                                   glossy exterior lurked corruption, lies and a deep malaise. Marcelo Piñeyro (BURNT MONEY) provides an
                                                   elegant allegory of contemporary Argentina’s recent economic and political meltdown in this slyly subversive
                                                   suburban melodrama. Official Selection, 2010 Mar del Plata Film Festival. DIR/SCR Marcelo Piñeyro; SCR Marcelo Figueras,
                                                   based on the novel by Claudia Piñeiro; PROD Gerardo Herrero. Argentina/Spain, 2009, color, 122 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
the WidoWs of thuRsdaYs


                                                   BROTHER & SISTER [Dos hermanos]
                                                   Sat, oct 2, 4:45; Sun, oct 3, 5:00
                                                   The love-hate relationship of two sixty-something siblings is mined for both cringe-inducing comedy and
                                                   heartwarming family drama in the latest from festival stalwart Daniel Burman. When their mother falls ill
                                                   and dies, diva-ish Susana (Graciela Borges) and buttoned-down Marcos (Antonio Gasalla) are thrown back
                                                   into each other’s lives after a long period of separation. With their inheritance money, they go in together on
                                                   a shabby Uruguayan estate, and Marcos makes a new friend in local theater director Mario (Omar Nunez),
                                                   who drafts him into his production of Oedipus Rex. In need of her brother’s attentions, the jealous Susana
                                                   goes into meddlesome overdrive. Official Selection, 2010 Karlovy Vary Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Daniel Burman;
                                                   SCR/PROD Diego Dubcovsky based on his novel Villa Laura. Argentina/Uruguay/Spain, 2010, color, 105 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
bRotheR & sisteR


                                                   CARANCHO
                                                   Fri, oct 8, 9:00; Sat, oct 9, 9:00; Sun, oct 10, 7:15
                                                   The latest film from festival favorite Pablo Trapero explores an Argentine underworld of seedy lawyers,
                                                   ambulance chasers and insurance fraudsters. Ricardo Darín (THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES) ekes out
                                                   a living as an ambulance-chasing personal injury lawyer, skimming insurance payments from some clients
                                                   and faking accidents for others. In the hospital he meets emergency room doctor Martina Gusman (LION’S
                                                   DEN), who is serious minded and hard working, but maintains a secret drug habit. Despite initial misgivings,
                                                   she’s drawn to Darín. When the two plot to double-cross Darín’s crooked employers, what begins as mere
                                                   larceny accelerates to something more deadly. Official Selection, 2010 Cannes Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD
                                                   Pablo Trapero; SCR Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre. Argentina, 2010, color, 107 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
caRancho


                                                   IT’S YOUR FAULT [Por tu culpa]
                                                   Mon, oct 11, 7:00; Tue, oct 12, 8:45
                                                   Harried working mom Julieta has her hands full with two energetic young boys. After the youngest bumps
                                                   his head when roughhousing with his big brother, she decides to take him to the emergency room just to be
                                                   on the safe side. At the hospital, the examining physician notices several bruises and cuts on both children,
                                                   and suspects Julieta of child abuse. Is this merely circumstantial evidence, and an unlucky coincidence? Is
                                                   Julieta a bad mother? Writer-director Anahi Berneri crafts a kind of Hitchcockian WRONG MAN scenario
                                                   for parents and raises provocative, lingering questions even after Julieta’s culpability has been addressed.
                                                   Official Selection, 2010 Berlin and San Sebastian film festivals. DIR/SCR Anahí Berneri; SCR Sergio Wolf; PROD Diego Dubcovsky.
                                                   Argentina, 2010, color, 90 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
it’s YouR fault



BOLIVIA
                                                   SOUTHERN DISTRICT [Zona sur]
                                                   Wed, Sep 22, 9:15; Sun, Sep 26, 7:30
                                                   Nestled in the lush valley of La Paz, Bolivia, the upper-class suburb of Zona Sur has sheltered the country’s
                                                   wealthy elite for many years. Here, in an adobe-tile-roofed castle, a statuesque matriarch reigns over her
                                                   spoiled progeny and her indigenous Aymaran butler. But all is not what it seems. As the mother fights with
                                                   her oversexed teenage son and clashes with her petulant daughter, her 6-year-old son rambles the rooftops
                                                   unnoticed. Decline hangs in the air, and the threat of aristocratic privileges changing hands signifies a new
                                                   chapter of a prickly and ill-fated class war. Juan Carlos Valdivia’s (AMERICAN VISA) revolving camera
                                                   poetically articulates the devolving drama while exposing the bubble of decadence in which the bourgeoisie
                                                   exist. Winner, Best World Cinema Director and Screenplay, 2010 Sundance Film Festival; Official
                                                   Selection, 2010 Berlin and Miami Film Festivals. (Courtesy of 2010 Sundance Film Festival) DIR/SCR Juan Carlos
                                                   Valdivia; PROD Gabriela Maire. Bolivia, 2010, color, 108 min. In Spanish and Aymara with English subtitles. NOT RATED


southeRn distRict



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      BRAZIL
                                                                  BESOURO
                                                                  Thu, Sep 23, 9:30; Fri, Sep 24, 10:30
                                                                  Based on the life and—especially—the legend of capoeira fighter and social leader Manoel Henrique
                                                                  Pereira (1895-1924), known as Besouro Mangangá. While studying the dance-fighting martial art of
                                                                  capoeira, the young Besouro forges a mystical connection to the Orixás, African deities who grant the
                                                                  young fighter magical powers and superhuman capoeira skills that he uses to battle the tyranny of an
                                                                  oppressive landowner. João Daniel Tikhomiroff directs the eye-popping action sequences with great style,
                                                                  incorporating high-flying wire work and martial arts by members of the KILL BILL and CROUCHING TIGER,
                                                                  HIDDEN DRAGON team, while real-life capoeirista Aílton Carmo shines in his screen debut. Official
                                                                  Selection, 2010 Berlin and Miami Film Festivals. DIR/SCR/PROD João Daniel Tikhomiroff; SCR Patrícia Andrade; PROD Vicente Amorim,
     besouRo                                                      Fernando Souza Dias. Brazil, 2009, color, 95 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. NOT RATED




      Centerpiece Screening*: see page 3                          LINHA DE PASSE
                                                                  Fri, Sep 24, 8:00*; Sat, Sep 25, 7:30


                                                                  official Selection AFI-discovery Channel Silverdocs 2009
                                                                  ONLY WHEN I DANCE
                                                                  Mon, oct 4, 7:00; Thu, oct 7, 6:15
                                                                  Beadie Finzi’s documentary focuses on two up-and-coming ballerinas from the Centro de Danca ballet
                                                                  school in Rio de Janeiro. Eighteen-year-old Irlan hails from one of the toughest slums in the city and seeks
                                                                  escape through a spot with an international dance company, while 17-year-old Isabela, the only black
                                                                  dancer in the group, must contend with racism as well as the pressure to conform to rigorous weight
                                                                  standards. In the meantime, both students’ families struggle to finance the cost of their children’s dreams.
                                                                  Avoiding feel-good cliches, yet still inspirational and moving, this is a penetrating examination of the
                                                                  costs and power of art. DIR/SCR Beadie Finzi; PROD Giorgio Lo Savio, Nikki Parrott. Brazil/UK, 2009, 78 min. In English and Portuguese with
                                                                  English subtitles. NOT RATED
     onlY When i dance


                                                                  I TRAVEL BECAUSE I HAVE TO, I COME BACK BECAUSE I LOVE YOU
                                                                  [Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo]
                                                                  Fri, oct 8, 7:00; Tue, oct 12, 7:00
                                                                  Shot solely from the point of view and narrated by an unseen geologist as he makes his way across the
                                                                  arid plains of northeastern Brazil on an assignment to assess water canal routes from the area’s only river.
                                                                  As Jose Rentato drives deeper into the harsh and barren landscape meeting the families who will be
                                                                  displaced for the project, his thoughts turn to the wife, who recently deserted him, as his thoughts and
                                                                  behavior become increasingly desperate and erratic. Longing for his wife and a home to return to, Jose
                                                                  must come to terms with what lies ahead. DIR/SCR Karim Aïnouz, Marcelo Gomes; PROD Joao Vieira Jr., Daniela Capelato. Brazil, 2010, color,
                                                                  75 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     i tRavel because i have to, i coMe bacK because i love You



      CHILE
                                                                  OPTICAL ILLUSIONS [Ilusiones ópticas]
                                                                  Wed, Sep 22, 7:00; Sat, Sep 25, 3:00
                                                                  Cristián Jiménez’s wryly observed black comedy follows a cast of characters whose market-driven,
                                                                  misguided pursuits of happiness leave them laughably far from it. Health firm exec Gonzalo thinks he has
                                                                  a prize pitch man in Juan, a blind man whose recent operation, funded by Gonzalo’s firm, partially restored
                                                                  his sight. Gonzalo’s ex-wife, Rita, an inveterate high-end shoplifter, begins an affair with mall security guard
                                                                  Rafa after he catches her in the act. Rafa’s sister Manuela works at Gonzalo’s firm, and decides to take
                                                                  advantage of the company’s discounts on cosmetic surgery to have her breasts done. Her co-worker David
                                                                  pines for Manuela just as she is. As the characters’ lives and livelihoods intersect in the workplace and the
                                                                  bedroom, Jiménez coaxes deadpan humor from their misplaced energies and mislaid plans. DIR/SCR Cristián
                                                                  Jiménez; SCR Alicia Scherson; PROD Cyriac Auriol, Bruno Bettati, Pandora da Cunha Telles, Ignacio Eyzaguirre, J.J. Harting, Andrés Waissbluth. Chile, 2010, color,
                                                                  105 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED




      optical illusions



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                                                            MANDRILL
                                                            Sat, Sep 25, 10:00
                                                            From the team behind martial arts hits KILTRO and MIRAGEMAN comes the third collaboration between
                                                            director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza and rising action star Marko “The Latin Dragon” Zaror, their most over-the-top,
                                                            action-packed and stylish yet. Zaror plays Mandrill, Chile’s top assassin, who got into the business hoping
                                                            to track down and extract revenge on the one-eyed man who killed his parents. Mandrill’s quest becomes
                                                            complicated when he falls in love with the beautiful Dominik (Celine Reymond), whose mysterious father turns
                                                            out to be the man Mandrill has sworn to kill. Díaz Espinoza alternates impressive action sequences with
                                                            shaggy dog longueurs and spoofy humor, while Zaror impresses with a variety of back flips and body blows
                                                            with charisma to burn. Best Feature, Best Actor for Zaror, 2009 Fantastic Fest. DIR/SCR Ernesto Díaz Espinoza; PROD Derek
                                                            Rundell, Marko Zaror. Chile, 2009, color, 90 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
MandRill


                                                            THIRD WORLD [Tercer mundo]
                                                            Mon, Sep 27, 7:15; Tue, Sep 28, 7:15
                                                            Juan, Amaya and Richi are twenty-somethings struggling to escape their dull lives in their hometowns of
                                                            Santiago, Chile; La Paz, Bolivia; and San José, Costa Rica. They are certain the solution to their problems
                                                            lies abroad, beyond their countries’ borders. A mysterious solar eclipse, a bizarre amulet and an ancient
                                                            rumor about the end of the world may provide the radical change they seek. This film weaves together local
                                                            myths, social reality and science fiction to tell three stories of love and hope that develop under a single Latin
                                                            American sky. Winner, Best Central American Narrative Feature, XII Festival de Cine Icaro, 2009. DIR/SCR/
                                                            PROD César Caro Cruz; PROD Ana Lucía Jiménez Hine. Chile/Costa Rica, color, 85 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

thiRd WoRld


                                                            NOSTALgIA FOR THE LIgHT [Nostalgia de la luz]
                                                            Sun, oct 3, 3:00; Mon, oct 4, 7:15
                                                            Accomplished documentarian Patricio Guzmán (THE BATTLE FOR CHILE) returns with one of his greatest films
                                                            yet. Guzmán profiles the scientists who come from all over the world for the unique views of the nighttime sky
                                                            afforded by Chile’s Atacama Desert, believed to be the highest (the average elevation is 13,000 feet above
                                                            sea level) and driest desert in the world. But others travel there, too, the relatives of those who disappeared
                                                            during the tyranny of the Pinochet regime. They still find the remains of their loved ones buried in shallow
                                                            graves in this lonely desert. Guzmán masterfully weaves together these two disparate narrative strands, each
                                                            illuminating the other in surprising ways. Official Selection, 2010 Cannes, San Sebastian and Toronto Film
                                                            Festivals. DIR/SCR Patricio Guzmán; PROD Meike Martens, Renate Sachse. France/Chile, 2010, color, 90 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
nostalGia foR the liGht


                                                            YOU THINK YOU’RE THE PRETTIEST, BUT YOU ARE THE SLUTTIEST
                                                            [Te creís la más linda, pero erís la más puta]
                                                            Thu, oct 7, 8:00; Sat, oct 9, 3:00
                                                            Javier is an artist with an inferiority complex. His best friend Nicholas is a marginally more successful artist
                                                            and is dating Javier’s ex-girlfriend. Armed with attitude and swagger to spare, Javier spends his days drinking,
                                                            smoking and hanging out with his buddies, but what he really wants is the perfect girlfriend. When he and
                                                            Valentina trade CDs on a park bench, Javier thinks it’s love, but when Valentina starts showing an interest in
                                                            Nicholas, Javier continues to look for love in all the wrong places. First time filmmaker Ché Sandoval brings
                                                            a punkish, independent spirit to this rough-around-the-edges comedy about the girls who bring the boys to their
                                                            knees. DIR/SCR José Manuel (Ché) Sandoval; PROD Karla Kri. Chile, 2009, color, 89 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
You thinK You’Re the pRettiest, but You aRe the sluttiest




COLOMBIA
                                                            CRAB TRAP [El vuelco del cangrejo]
                                                            Wed, Sep 29, 7:15; Thu, Sep 30, 6:00
                                                            The debut feature from writer-director Oscar Ruiz Navia has won awards at film festivals around the world,
                                                            and it signals the emergence of a distinctive new talent. A mysterious man named Daniel arrives in the village
                                                            of La Barra, an Afro-Colombian community tucked away on Colombia’s rugged Pacific coast. He is looking
                                                            to get a boat and leave the country—and also, it’s tantalizingly implied, to leave behind some tragedy from
                                                            his past. Forced to wait until the fishermen return from a long haul, Daniel gets caught up in the local dramas,
                                                            including a love-triangle-fueled feud among nightclub proprietor Paisa, the village’s de facto mayor, Cerebro,
                                                            and local beauty Jazmin. FIPRESCI Prize, 2010 Berlin Film Festival; Official Selection, 2009 Toronto Film
                                                            Festival. DIR/SCR Oscar Ruiz Navia; PROD Guillaume de Seille. Colombia/France, 2010, color, 95 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
cRab tRap



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      COSTA RICA
                                                      COLD WATER OF THE SEA [Agua fria de mar]
                                                      Mon, oct 11, 7:15; Tue, oct 12, 7:15
                                                      Seven-year-old Karina is the apple of her father’s eye and is used to getting her way. When she is
                                                      punished for wandering from her family’s beachside campsite, she rebels by running away and falls asleep
                                                      in some tall grass. When a young middle-class couple stumble upon her, Karina spins a tall tale of familial
                                                      dysfunction that disturbs twenty-something Mariana and leads to a tailspin. Drawing astute parallels between
                                                      the loneliness and frustration felt by its two protagonists, director Paz Fabrega’s first feature is a finely drawn
                                                      mood piece and was a Tiger Award winner at the 2010 Rotterdam Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Paz Fabrega; PROD
                                                      Cyriac Auriol, Jean des Forets. Costa Rica/France/Mexico, 2010, color, 80 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

     cold WateR of the sea


      CUBA
                                                      HABANA EVA
                                                      Sat, oct 2, 2:30; Tue, oct 5, 7:15
                                                      In a Havana shaken by Fidel Castro’s retirement, Eva, a young seamstress stuck working in a factory
                                                      with an adorable but lazy boyfriend, dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Her life changes when
                                                      she meets a dazzling and very capitalistic former patriot, who fans her hopes but is on a greedy personal
                                                      mission. In what serves as a sly metaphor for Cuba’s future options, Eva must choose between the two men
                                                      she loves, and what direction her life will take. Best International Feature, 2010 NY Latino Film Festival.
                                                      (Courtesy of NY Latino Film Festival) DIR/SCR/PROD Fina Torres; SCR Jorge Camacho, Julio Carrillo; PROD Delfina Catala, Marco Mundarain,
                                                      Camilo Vives. Cuba/Venezuela/France, 2010, color, 106 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     habana eva

                                                      MEMORIES OF OVERDEVELOPMENT [Memorias del desarrollo]
                                                      Sun, oct 10, 9:30; Mon, oct 11, 9:00
                                                      A companion piece to Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s 1968 classic, MEMORIES OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT,
                                                      and similarly adapted from a novel by Edmundo Desnoes. An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution
                                                      and “underdevelopment” behind only to find himself at odds with the ambiguities of his new life in the
                                                      “developed” world. A character study of a loner with no clear-cut politics or ideology. A stranger in a
                                                      strange land struggling with old age, sexual desire and the impossibility of the individual to belong in
                                                      any society. The film’s narrative form is a collage of flashbacks, daydreams and hallucinations blending
                                                      live-action, animation and newsreel footage to suggest the way personal memory works, subjectively and
                                                      emotionally. Official Selection, Havana Film Festival in New York (Winner, Best Film), 2010 Sundance,
                                                      Cine Las Americas and LA Latino Film Festivals. DIR/SCR Miguel Coyula, based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes; PROD David Leitner.
                                                      Cuba/US, 2010, color, 114 min. In English and Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     MeMoRies of oveRdevelopMent



      DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
                                                      LA SOgA
                                                      Thu, oct 7, 10:00; Wed, oct 13, 8:45
                                                      Writer-producer-star Manny Perez’s hard-hitting crime story pulls no punches in its tale of a government
                                                      enforcer/hit man whose personal code of honor causes him to question the morality of the people he
                                                      works for. Perez plays Luisito, “La Soga” (“The Rope”), who, along with his partner, Tavo (Hemky Madera),
                                                      administers rough justice to drug dealers at the direction of General Colon (Juan Fernandez), chief of the
                                                      secret police. A budding romance with Jenny (former Miss Universe Denise Quiñones) makes Luisito consider
                                                      getting out of the game, just as drug kingpin Rafa (Paul Calderon), the man who murdered Luisito’s father,
                                                      returns to the Dominican Republic after years away in New York. Official Selection, 2009 Toronto Film
                                                      Festival. DIR/PROD Joshua Crook; SCR/PROD Manny Perez; PROD Jeffrey Crook. Dominican Republic, 2009, color, 102 min. In Spanish with English subtitles.
                                                      NOT RATED
     la soGa


                                                      TROPIC OF BLOOD [Trópico de sangre]
                                                      Fri, oct 1, 8:20; Wed, oct 6, 7:15
                                                      By the late 1950s Generalissimo Rafael Trujillo’s reign of terror over the Dominican Republic had lasted
                                                      nearly thirty years. Yet the Mirabel sisters, led by feisty, passionate Minerva (Michelle Rodriguez, AVATAR,
                                                      LOST), would come to represent the greatest threat to his regime. Daring to stand up against him, they soon
                                                      became folk heroes to the oppressed Dominican people. Their cold-blooded murder at the hands of Trujillo’s
                                                      thugs would prove to be the fearsome dictator’s ultimate undoing. (Courtesy of NY Latino Film Festival)
     tRopic of blood                                  DIR/SCR Juan Delancer; PROD Joan Giacinti. Dominican Republic, 2010, color, 115 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED


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ECUADOR
                                                  IMPULSE [Impulso]
                                                  Mon, oct 4, 9:00; Wed, oct 6, 9:30
                                                  Jessica is a rebellious 17-year-old living with her aunt and grandmother in Quito. Her absent mother has
                                                  stopped sending money, causing rifts within the family. When she decides to search for the father she’s
                                                  never met, she ends up in the country home of her father’s brother and his wife, where the mirrors are
                                                  always covered and the air is thick with fog and mystery. An atmospheric blend of magical realism and
                                                  traditional horror, this film was a triumph for the Ecuadorian film industry, winning the Grand Prix at the
                                                  Toulouse Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Mateo Herrera; SCR Esteban Monroy, Gabriela Calvache; PROD Cecilia Vallejo, Carlos Racines, Erika Granda.
                                                  Ecuador, 2009, color, 84 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED


iMpulse



EL SALVADOR
                                                  ONE, THE STORY OF A gOAL [Uno, la historia de un gol]
                                                  Sat, oct 9, 12:45; Sun, oct 10, 5:00
                                                  In the early 1980s, at the beginning of what would become a 12-year-long civil war, El Salvador’s
                                                  talented fútbol team was one national institution upon which both the left and the right could agree. When
                                                  the team pulled off a stunning 1-0 upset against Mexico and qualified to compete in the 1982 World Cup,
                                                  it was a high point for the tiny country’s national pride. Unfortunately, the team’s Cinderella story devolved
                                                  into a nightmarish farce. A corrupt national soccer federation robbed players of their pay and equipment.
                                                  The team’s opening match resulted in a 10-1 loss, still the worst defeat in World Cup history. And yet,
                                                  Salvadoran players and fans still find much to be proud of in this David-and-Goliath sports story, one of
                                                  endurance amid adversity. Official Selection, 2010 Miami, Guadalajara and NY Latino Film Festivals.
one, the stoRY of a Goal                          DIR Carlos Moreno, Gerardo Muyshondt; PROD Gerardo Muyshondt. El Salvador/Colombia, 2009, color, 102 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED



gUATEMALA
                                                  A DAY IN THE SUN [Un día de Sol]
                                                  Thu, Sep 23, 7:15; Sun, Sep 26, 1:00
                                                  Adolescence, the stage when desires and enthusiasm collide with reality, is the framework for the
                                                  story of Sol, a 17-year-old girl whose true passion is playing soccer. Along the way, she must face the
                                                  prejudices of society, and even her own father, and learn to count on friendship as the key to living her
                                                  dream. (Courtesy of LA Latino Film Festival) DIR/SCR/PROD Rafael Tres. Guatemala, 2010, color, 77 min. In Spanish with English subtitles.
                                                  NOT RATED


a daY in the sun



HONDURAS
                                                  LOVE AND BEANS [Amor y frijoles]
                                                  Wed, Sep 22, 7:15; Sun, Sep 26, 9:45
                                                  When her husband, Dionisio, comes home late every night, Karen becomes suspicious that he is
                                                  keeping a secret from her. She and her best friend, Nicole (both street food merchants dealing in baleadas,
                                                  or bean-filled tortillas), become amateur detectives, leading to a comedy of errors that only deepens the
                                                  mystery. DIR/PROD Mathew Kodath, Hernán Pereira; SCR Elizabeth Figueroa. Honduras, 2009, color, 83 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED



love and beans



MExICO
                                                  REVOLUTION [Revolución]
    Opening Night Screening*: see page 3          Tue, Sep 21, 8:00*; Sat, Sep 25, 5:15




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                                                      TO THE SEA [Alamar]
                                                      Fri, Sep 17, 4:30; Sat, Sep 18, 1:00; Sun, Sep 19, 1:00
                                                      Born of an Italian mother and a Mexican father who have separated, 5-year-old Natan is sent to spend
                                                      one last season with his dad, Jorge, a fisherman who lives and works in the Yucatan Peninsula with his own
                                                      father. As Natan and Jorge fish, sail, snorkel and explore the world around them, a subtle bond is formed
                                                      between father and son—and boy and nature—that will clearly last long after the child returns to Europe.
                                                      A stunningly shot pseudodocumentary (the actors portraying Jorge and Natan are father and son) blissfully
                                                      free of forced incident, this film was the sleeper hit of last year’s Toronto Film Festival, where it received
                                                      unanimous acclaim for its immersive portrait of a near-Edenic paradise. DIR/SCR/PROD Pedro González-Rubio; PROD Jaime
                                                      Romandía. Mexico, 2009, color, 73 min. In Spanish and Italian with English subtitles. RATED G
     to the sea



                                                      BLACK SHEEP [Oveja negra]
                                                      Sat, Sep 25, 1:00; Tue, Sep 28, 8:00
                                                      On a lonely Mexican highway, a truck driver picks up a hitchhiker at night. To pass the time, the hitchhiker
                                                      begins to relate an on-the-road story about two ranch hands, José and Kumbia, who, fed up with their
                                                      boss Don Leandro’s mistreatment, plot to make off with his herd of sheep and sell it at the US border. But a
                                                      love triangle involving José, his beloved, María, and Don Leandro’s jealous and meddlesome son Jeronimo
                                                      threatens to undermine the two friends’ plans for escape. An impressive debut film by Humberto Hinojosa
                                                      Ozcáriz, featuring stunning photography by Kenji Katori. DIR/SCR Humberto Hinojosa Ozcáriz; PROD Pablo García Gatterer. Mexico,
                                                      2009, color, 85 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     blacK sheep


                                                      LEAP YEAR [Año bisiesto]
                                                      Fri, oct 1, 10:45; Sat, oct 2, 10:45
                                                      Director Michael Rowe won the Camera d’Or for Best First Feature at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival
                                                      with this intense psychological portrait of urban alienation, mania and masochism. Laura (BABEL’s Monica
                                                      del Carmen) brings home a succession of men to her tiny Mexico City apartment, with whom she has
                                                      passionless flings. Apparently friendless and only intermittently employed, Laura describes a far different life
                                                      to her family back home—one that she lives only in her imagination. One night Laura meets Arturo (Gustavo
                                                      Sánchez Parra), and the two begin an intense, passionate relationship that blends pain and violence with
                                                      pleasure. Despite the sensationalism surrounding the film’s sexual content, it displays a subtle wit, moments
                                                      of surprising humor and a narrative that builds to a genuine catharsis. DIR/SCR Michael Rowe; SCR Lucia Carreras; PROD Edher
                                                      Campos, Luis Salinas. Mexico, 2010, color, 94 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     leap YeaR



      NICARAgUA
                                                      LA YUMA
                                                      Mon, Sep 27, 8:00; Thu, Sep 30, 8:00
                                                      Yuma, a strong-willed teenager from the gang-infested barrios of Managua, dreams of becoming a boxer
                                                      and escaping her troubled home. When she begins dating a college student from the nicer part of town,
                                                      Yuma believes she has found someone with whom she can share her dreams. But some of the boys in her
                                                      hood, including a jealous ex-boyfriend and her own brother, seek to hold her back. The first feature-length
                                                      film from Nicaragua in more than 20 years has earned festival acclaim the world over. Best Actress, 2010
                                                      Cartagena, Guadalajara and Malaga Film Festivals; Best First Film, 2010 Guadalajara Film Festival. DIR/
                                                      SCR/PROD Florence Jaugey; SCR Juan Sobalvarro, Edgar Soberón Torchia; PROD Frank Pineda. Nicaragua/Mexico/Spain/France, 2009, color, 90 min. In Spanish
                                                      with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     la YuMa


      PANAMA
                                                      CHANCE
                                                      Thu, Sep 30, 7:15; Sun, oct 3, 7:15
                                                      Toña and Paquita work as live-in housemaids for the aristocratic Gonzales-Dubois family in Panama. For a long
                                                      time they have been mistreated and poorly paid, and are now fed up with the abuse and lack of respect they
                                                      get from their employers. While the family plans to leave for a shopping weekend in Miami, Toña and Paquita
                                                      hatch a plan to take matters into their own hands. But they never imagined they would uncover a dark family
                                                      secret… This film deals with the hard issues of class differences in Latin America in a satirical, witty comedy.
                                                      DIR/SCR/PROD Abner Benaim; SCR Lino Georg von Saenger; PROD Matthias Ehrenberg. Panama, 2009, color, 90 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED


     chance


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 PARAgUAY
                                                                   THE LAND OF NO EVIL [La tierra sin mal]
                                                                   Mon, Sep 27, 6:15; Tue, Sep 28, 6:15
                                                                   After 35 years under the Stroessner dictatorship, the corrupt Colorado Party (the only political party
                                                                   allowed after the democratic transition) ruled Paraguay for 17 years. In 2008, Fernando Lugo, a former
                                                                   bishop running for president, represented the country’s hope to finally build a better future. This film chronicles
                                                                   the quixotic struggle of Martín Almada, an internationally recognized human rights activist who discovered the
                                                                   Archives of Terror, as he fights to expose the links between the old dictatorial system and the corrupt democratic
                                                                   government that future president Lugo will inherit. (Courtesy of 2010 Cine Las Americas Film Festival) DIR/SCR/PROD
 the land of no evil                                               Anna Recalde Miranda; PROD Cristina Rajola, Andrea Gandolfo. Paraguay/Italy, 2008, color, 80 min. In Spanish and Guaraní with English subtitles. NOT RATED


 PERU
                                                                   THE MILK OF SORROW [La teta asustada]
                                                                   Fri, Sep 24, 6:00; Sun, Sep 26, 3:00
                                                                   The terrorism in 1980s Peru is inventively and poetically explored in Claudia Llosa’s masterful film, winner of the
                                                                   Golden Bear at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival. A Peruvian folk belief has it that women who suffered rape and
                                                                   torture during this time of unrest were thought to have passed along their traumas to their babies through their
                                                                   breast milk (the film’s title translates, literally, as “the frightened teat”). So it is with Fausta, a wary and withdrawn
                                                                   young woman who lives in fear of the fate that befell her mother, and has even improvised a kind of chastity
                                                                   belt to protect herself. She works two jobs, one at her uncle’s wedding service in the barrio, the other as a
                                                                   housecleaner for a haughty concert pianist in a posh part of Lima, and the lessons learned from these two very
                                                                   different mentors gradually help her to overcome her fears. DIR/SCR/PROD Claudia Llosa; PROD Antonio Chavarrías, José Maria Morales. Peru/
 the MilK of soRRoW
                                                                   Spain, 2009, color, 95 min. In Spanish and Quechua with English subtitles. NOT RATED

                                                                   UNDERTOW [Contracorriente]
                                                                   Tue, Sep 28, 9:45; Thu, Sep 30, 9:45
                                                                   Miguel is a well-respected fisherman in a small coastal town in Peru. His wife, pregnant with their first
                                                                   child, busies herself with the child’s arrival, but Miguel is consumed with a secret passion for his artist lover,
                                                                   Santiago. When an unexpected tragedy occurs and Santiago dies, his ghost returns to seek deliverance
                                                                   from Miguel, who must make a choice between his desire for his lover and his unwillingness to face his
                                                                   prejudiced community. A richly detailed and moving love story, this film won the World Cinema Audience
                                                                   Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Javier Fuentes-Leon; PROD Rodrigo Guerrero. Peru/Colombia/France/Germany,
                                                                   2010, color, 100 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
 undeRtoW




  Closing Night Screening*: see page 3                             OCTOBER [Octubre]
                                                                   Sat, oct 9, 7:00*; Sun, oct 10, 1:00



 PORTUgAL
Featuring a selection of films by Miguel Gomes, one of Portugal’s brightest filmmaking talents.
hot on the heels of his fellow countrymen pedro Costa and João pedro rodrigues, portugal’s miguel gomes has made a swift ascent to the top of the world cinema
scene, winning prestigious awards at the Buenos Aires, guadalajara, são paulo and venice film festivals and attracting widespread critical acclaim for his second
feature, our Beloved month oF August. A playful, witty filmmaker in an era when dour seriousness seems to rule the festival roost, gomes blends comedy,
drama, documentary and music to paint rich portraits of contemporary portugal that are as charming as they are formally daring.

                                                                   THE FACE YOU DESERVE [A cara que mereces]
                                                                   Wed, Sep 29, 6:30
                                                                   Miguel Gomes’ first feature focuses on Francisco, a sullen children’s entertainer whose 30th birthday
                                                                   consists of a series of arguments, accidents and unexpected musical numbers. Suddenly, his life—and the
                                                                   film—takes a drastic change when he finds himself sequestered in a forest cottage with an obscure band
                                                                   of game-playing, rule-obsessed men. Is Francisco’s plight a form of purgatory, an opportunity for redemption,
                                                                   or something else entirely? A deadpan musical comedy with an infectious sense of play and possibility, this
                                                                   film is the type of debut that doesn’t come along very often: entertaining, accomplished and truly original.
                                                                   DIR/SCR/PROD Miguel Gomes. Portugal, 2004, color, 108 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles. NOT RATED

 the face You deseRve



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                                                                                     OUR BELOVED MONTH OF AUgUST [Aquele querido mês de agosto]
                                                                                     Wed, oct 6, 6:30
                                                                                     A documentary, a narrative, a concert film, a travelogue and its own “making of”—all at once!—this
                                                                                     audacious film has garnered immense acclaim around the world. Beginning as a relaxed trip through
                                                                                     summer music festivals in rural Portugal, the movie gradually peels back a layer to reveal the difficulties
                                                                                     facing its struggling director. As the filmmaker flails, another layer emerges, in the form of a family drama
                                                                                     starring the locals, whose “characters” are hard to separate from their actual selves. Obliterating the line
                                                                                     between documentary and fiction, this is a joyful, immersive portrait of a community and a mind-blowing
                                                                                     deconstruction of filmic form. DIR/SCR Miguel Gomes; SCR Telmo Churro, Mariana Ricardo; PROD Sandro Aguilar, Luis Urbano. Portugal, 2008, color,
                                                                                     147 min. In Portuguese, English and French with English subtitles. NOT RATED
     ouR beloved Month of auGust


    gOMES SHORTS PROgRAM
    Wed, oct 13, 7:00
                                                                                                                                               CHRISTMAS INVENTORY                                       CANTICAL OF ALL CREATURES
                                                      miguel gomes’ gift for         MEANWHILE [Entretanto]                                    [Inventário de Natal]                                     [Cântico das criaturas]
                                                      comedy, complexity and         A sullen young girl forms an                              Gomes explores the lives of                               An unlikely troubadour wanders
                                                                                     adolescent ménage à trois with                            youths. A group of kids escape                            the streets of Assisi singing a
                                                      eccentric stylization was
                                                                                     two soccer players. DIR Miguel Gomes.                     into their own world during                               song supposedly written by Saint
                                                      already apparent when he       Portugal, 2002, 25 min.
                                                                                                                                               a family Christmas gathering.                             Francis. DIR Miguel Gomes. Portugal,
                                                      filmed these early shorts.
                                                                                                                                               DIR Miguel Gomes. Portugal, 2000, 23 min.                 2006, 24 min.
                                                      taken together, they confirm   PRE-EVOLUTION SOCCER’S
                                                      his standing as a filmmaker    ONE-MINUTE DANCE AFTER                                    31
                                                                                     A GOLDEN GOAL IN THE                                      A character study of sorts about
                                                      whose formal inventiveness
                                                                                     MASTER LEAGUE                                             two aristocratic teens who fight
                                                      never gets in the way of his   A wonderfully titled and playful                          boredom with tennis lessons
     cantical of all cReatuRes                        humor or humanism.             variation on the well-known                               and neighborhood pranks.
                                                                                     soccer video game. DIR Miguel Gomes.                      DIR Miguel Gomes. Portugal, 2001, 27 min.
                                                                                     Portugal, 2004, 1 min.


     SPAIN
                                                                                     BORN TO SUFFER [Nacidas para sufrir]
                                                                                     Fri, oct 1, 6:00; Sun, oct 3, 12:40
                                                                                     Miguel Albaladejo’s gentle comedy-drama finds fertile comic ground poking fun at the tradition-bound
                                                                                     ways of a Spanish village as residents are confronted with problems unique to modern life. After her sister
                                                                                     dies, 72-year-old Flora (Petra Martínez) is visited by her three nieces, who encourage her to give up her
                                                                                     house and move into a nursing home. Unwilling to sacrifice her home or independence, and intent on
                                                                                     preventing her ungrateful nieces from getting their hands on her property, the wily Flora takes advantage
                                                                                     of Spain’s recently liberalized marriage laws to marry her faithful housekeeper, Purita (Adriana Ozores).
                                                                                     But Flora’s scheme sets into motion a new series of comic twists and turns. Official Selection, 2010 Berlin
      boRn to suffeR                                                                 Film Festival. DIR/SCR Miguel Albaladejo; PROD Gerardo Herrero. Spain, 2010, color, 112 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED


     URUgUAY
                                                                                     BAD DAY TO gO FISHINg [Mal día para pescar]
                                                                                     Mon, Sep 27, 9:45; Wed, Sep 29, 9:30
                                                                                     This oddball road odyssey follows Orsini (Gary Piquer), a manager of sorts, and his wrestler client Jacob van
                                                                                     Oppen (Jouko Ahola) as they travel through South America putting on sham exhibitions in small towns where
                                                                                     bribed locals take fixed shots at the champ. The pair hit a snag in Santa Maria, where the potential challenger
                                                                                     might not take the fall. Can the two shysters pull off “one last job” and leave with what little dignity they have left?
                                                                                     A quirky delight filled with local color, sly humor and unexpectedly beautiful cinematography, this film follows in
                                                                                     the footsteps of WHISKY and ACNE to continue the Uruguayan film industry’s hot streak of unique comedies.
                                                                                     Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Sofia International Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Álvarao Brechner; SCR Gary Piquer, based on the short story by Juan
      bad daY to Go fishinG                                                          Carlos Onetti; PROD Adolfo Blanco, Tomás Cimadevilla, Virginia Hinze. Uruguay, 2009, color, 100 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

                                                                                     HIROSHIMA
                                                                                     Sat, oct 2, 9:00; Tue, oct 5, 9:00
                                                                                     This film is Pablo Stoll’s first solo effort after the untimely death of his filmmaking partner, Juan Pablo
                                                                                     Rebella, with whom he made 25 WATTS and festival favorite WHISKY. Stoll’s own brother Juan, a rock
                                                                                     musician, is the focus of the film, which follows his peregrinations for a day, the soundtrack being the songs
                                                                                     Juan is listening to on his Discman (excellent Uruguayan post-punk), with all the dialogue inaudible and
                                                                                     communicated to the audience as intertitles, as in a silent film. The result is a surprising and surreal cinematic
                                                                                     experience. Official Selection, 2009 Toronto and 2010 Rotterdam Film Festivals. DIR/SCR Pablo Stoll; PROD Jhonny
      hiRoshiMa                                                                      Hendrix, José María Morales, Hernán Musaluppi, Diego Ramirez. Uruguay, 2009, color, 80 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED



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                                                             NORBERTO’S DEADLINE [Norberto apenas tarde]
                                                             Sat, oct 9, 5:00; Sun, oct 10, 3:00
                                                             This quirky comedy is the first directorial effort for actor Daniel Hendler (WHISKY, THE DOG POUND).
                                                             Afraid to tell his wife, Silvia, that he’s lost his job as an administrator, Norberto takes a new position selling
                                                             real estate. Shy by nature, he takes his new boss’s advice to be more assertive by signing up for an acting
                                                             class. While preparing for the class’s big production, Silvia decides to move out, having tired of Norberto’s
                                                             evasiveness. Ironically, while Norberto fails to convince his boss that he can sell real estate or his wife that
                                                             he can be reliable, he shows solid signs of becoming a very good actor. Official Selection, 2010 Locarno,
                                                             San Sebastian and Toronto Film Festivals. DIR/SCR Daniel Hendler; PROD Daniel Burman. Uruguay/Argentina, 2010, color, 89 min. In Spanish
                                                             with English subtitles. NOT RATED
 noRbeRto’s deadline


 VENEZUELA
                                                             STORY OF A DAY [Historia de un dia]
                                                             Sat, oct 2, 12:30; Sun, oct 3, 9:20
                                                             Documentarian Rosana Matecki turns ethnography into pure poetry in her debut feature, an
                                                             enthralling exploration of the rhythms of daily life in a Venezuelan farming village. Without forcing a
                                                             narrative, Matecki trains her camera on the chores, parties, feasts and rites that occur throughout the day,
                                                             becoming fully immersed in the life of the community and offering an invaluable glimpse into a foreign
                                                             world. Boasting stunning cinematography and a remarkable soundtrack of ambient sound and traditional
                                                             music, this film is a triumph of observational documentary. DIR/SCR/PROD Rosana Matecki. Venezuela, 2010, color, 89 min. In
                                                             Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED


stoRY of a daY




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    7:30                               9:45
                                                                                                                                                                 leAP YeAR
    love And BeAnS                                                                                                                                               10:45
    9:45




          OctObEr 3                         OctObEr 4             OctObEr 5               OctObEr 6               OctObEr 7                OctObEr 8                 OctObEr 9

    BoRn To SUFFeR                     onlY When I dAnCe      hABAnA evA              oUR Beloved MonTh       onlY When I dAnCe        I TRAvel BeCAUSe I        one, The SToRY oF A
    12:40                              7:00                   7:15                    oF AUGUST               6:15                     hAve To, I CoMe BACK      GoAl
                                                                                      6:30                                             BeCAUSe I love YoU        12:45
    noSTAlGIA FoR The                  noSTAlGIA FoR The      hIRoShIMA                                       YoU ThInK YoU’Re The     7:00
    lIGhT                              lIGhT                  9:00                    TRoPIC oF Blood         PReTTIeST, BUT YoU ARe                             YoU ThInK YoU’Re The
    3:00                               7:15                                           7:15                    The SlUTTIeST            CARAnCho                  PReTTIeST, BUT YoU ARe
                                                                                                              8:00                     9:00                      The SlUTTIeST
    BRoTheR & SISTeR                   IMPUlSe                                        IMPUlSe                                                                    3:00
    5:00                                9:00                                          9:30                    lA SoGA
                                                                                                              10:00                                              noRBeRTo’S deAdlIne
    ChAnCe                                                                                                                                                       5:00
    7:15
                                                                                                                                                                 Closing night
    SToRY oF A dAY                                                                                                                                               oCToBeR
    9:20                                                                                                                                                         7:00
                                                                                                                                                                 CARAnCho
                                                                                                                                                                 9:00



         OctObEr 10                        OctObEr 11            OctObEr 12               OctObEr 13

    oCToBeR                           IT’S YoUR FAUlT         I TRAvel BeCAUSe I      GoMeS ShoRTS
    1:00                              7:00                    hAve T0, I CoMe BACK    7:00
    noRBeRTo’S deAdlIne               Cold WATeR oF The SeA
                                                              BeCAUSe I love YoU
                                                                                      lA SoGA
                                                                                                                                        WeekLY HAPPY HOURs
                                                              7:00
    3:00                              7:15                                            8:45                                              Stop by the AFI Silver Cafe every
                                                              Cold WATeR oF The SeA
    one, The SToRY oF A               MeMoRIeS oF             7:15                                                                      Thursday and Friday during the festival
    GoAl                              oveRdeveloPMenT                                                                                   from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for Happy Hour!
    5:00                              9:00                    IT’S YoUR FAUlT
                                                              8:45
    CARAnCho
    7:15                                                                                                                                Happy Hour dates:
    MeMoRIeS oF                                                                                                                         September 23 & 24
    oveRdeveloPMenT                                                                                                                     September 30 & October 1
    9:30                                                                                                                                October 7 & 8




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