IFF Schedule


Wednesday

SOMERVILLE
7 p.m.
“Fay Grim”
The sequel “Henry Fool” (1997) stars Parker Posey as Fay Grim, a woman coerced by the CIA into following her fugitive ex-husband’s trail in search of notebooks containing sensitive U.S. security information. Directed by Hal Hartley.

Thursday

SOMERVILLE
6 p.m.
SHORTS 1: Experimental Excursions
Includes:
“Patterns”
“Disconnected”
“Establishing Shots”
“Patterns 2”
“Lullaby”
“Windows Mask Doors”
“Patterns 3”

7 p.m.
“Slam Planet: War of the Words”
Art represents life for two slam poets, struggling to survive on and off stage. Directed by Mike Henry and Kyle Fuller.

7:15 p.m.
“Congorama”
A Belgian inventor travels through the Canadian countryside in search of his birth parents, only to be disappointed by the parents he can’t find and the bad beer and fries he can’t avoid. Directed by Philippe Falardeau.

7:30 p.m.
“Kinetta”
This Greek film explores the relationships between women and men against the backdrop of murder mystery. Directed by Giorgos Lanthimos.
Preceded by Joerg Wagner’s “Motodrom,” a short film exploring the adrenaline-filled world of hell riders.

7:45 p.m.
“The Killer Within”
Mild-mannered psychology professor Bob Bechtel comes clean about his secret past – the 5-year stint in an insane asylum, the murder that landed him there, and the intense bullying he claims pushed him over the edge. Directed by Macky Alston.

8 p.m.
“On Broadway”
When a Boston carpenter he can’t find a venue to host the play he wrote about his dead uncle’s wake, he puts it on himself in a neighborhood pub. Starring Joey McIntyre and a Boston-based crew. Directed by Dave McLaughlin

9:30 p.m.
“Gretchen”
Awkward 17-year-old Gretchen gets more than a change of scenery when her mother sends her to an emotional treatment center to deal with her obsessive crush on a high school bad boy. Directed by Steven Collins.
Preceded by “The Saddest Boy in the World”

9:45 p.m.
“Great World of Sound”
In search of a fresh start, Martin trains to become a record producer and ends up disillusioned after realizing the shady business practices of his employer. Directed by Craig Zobel.

10 p.m.
“Punk’s Not Dead”
This documentary explores punk’s cultural and musical persistence in the face of exploitation by advertisers and watering down by mainstream music tastes. Directed by Susan Dynner.

10:15 p.m.
“The GoodTimesKid”
Two men with the same name discover they have even more in common as they cross paths in unexpected ways. Directed by Azazel Jacobs.
Preceded by “The Haircut,” a short film about a domestic love-triangle, directed by Bohdana Smyrnove.

COOLIDGE
8 p.m.
“Row Hard No Excuses”
After putting everything into the 3,000 mile Atlantic Rowing Challenge, two men are forced to contemplate the pursuit of happiness in the context of their shattered expectations. Directed by Luke Wolbach.

Friday

BRATTLE
5 p.m.
“The Paper”
Penn State’s Daily Collegian offers a window into the lives of young journalists struggling against administrative red tape, student apathy, and the limitations of a homogeneous staff, all while carrying a full class load. Directed by Aaron Matthews.

7 p.m.
“Eagle vs. Shark”
Two awkward misfits who find romance at a costume party a la “Napoleon Dynamite.” Directed by Taika Waititi.
Preceded by “Everything Will Be Okay,” directed by Don Hertzfeldt

9:30 p.m.
“Punk’s Not Dead”
This documentary explores punk’s cultural and musical persistence in the face of exploitation by advertisers and watering down by mainstream music tastes. Directed by Susan Dynner.

12 Midnight
“Black Sheep”
After a genetic experiment goes wrong, New Zealand is at the mercy of gruesome creatures whose bite turns their victims into bloodthirsty were-sheep. Directed by Jonathan King.
Preceded by “Death Trike,” directed by Brian Singleton

COOLIDGE
7 p.m.
“Away From Her”
An idyllic couple deals with the pain of separation after the wife checks herself into an Alzheimer’s care unit, leaving her husband alone for the first time in 45 years.Directed by Sarah Polley.

10 p.m.
“The King of Kong”
When a suburban dad sets out to beat the 20-year Donkey Kong high score, record holder Billy Mitchell finds his competitive gaming stardom at risk. Directed by Seth Gordon.

12 Midnight
“Fido”
In an alternate 1950s reality, every family has a domesticated zombie serving their households needs – except the Robinsons. Directed by Andrew Currie.

SOMERVILLE
6 p.m.
SHORTS 1: Experimental Excursions
“Patterns”
“Disconnected”
“Establishing Shots”
“Patterns 2”
“Lullaby”
“Windows Mask Doors”
“Patterns 3”

6 p.m.
“SHORTS 2: Freedom, Fear, and Faith”
“Scaredycat”
“God Provides”
“Freeheld”

6:45 p.m.
“The Cats of Mirikitani”
Eighty year-old Japanese-American Jimmy Mirikitani is not just another peddler. After losing his entire family in American internment camps or the bombing of Hiroshima, Mirikitani makes his living selling art on the street that tells a story of joy and loss. Directed by Linda Hattendorf.

7 p.m.
“A Lawyer Walks into a Bar”
A diverse group of law school grads prepare for the California State Bar Exam in this competition-centered documentary in the vein of “Spellbound” and “Wordplay.” Directed by Eric Chaiken.

7:15 p.m.
“Day Night Day Night”
A young woman progresses calmly toward a dark mission in this Independent Spirit Award-winning film. Directed by Julia Loktev.

7:45 p.m.
“Quiet City”
A young woman forms a friendship born of circumstance and finds its everything she needs in that moment. Directed by Aaron Katz.

8 p.m.
“Super Amigos”
Five masked Mexicans, adopt a Lucha Libra wrestling theme as they put on capes, and superhero personas (Super Barrio, Ecologista Universal, Super Animal, Super Gay, and Fray Tormenta) to fight for various causes. Directed by Arturo Perez Torres. (In Spanish with English subtitles)
Preceded by “The Fighting Cholitas,” directed by Mariam Jobrani.

9:15 p.m.
“The Year of the Fish”
This modern Chinese Cinderella story uses rotoscoping animation (think “A Scanner Darkly”) to create a mythical world of real-world demons and magical escapes. Directed by David Kaplan.

9:30 p.m.
“Zoo”
This sensational film explores the taboo world of “zoophiles,” questioning assumptions about consent and abuse after a man dies from injuries received during sexual acts with a horse. Directed by Robinson Devor.

9:45 p.m.
“Monkey Warfare”
A Bohemian dumpster-diving couple is forced to reevaluate their responsibility-free lifestyle after their pot-dealer is busted and they are exposed to the revolutionary ideals of their new dealer. Directed by Reginald Harkema.
Preceded by “By Modern Measure,” directed by Matthew Lessner.

10 p.m.
“Monster Camp”
Leave the Magic cards at home and enter the colorful world of LARP, Live-Action Role-Playing. Discover the appeal of a grown-up fantasy world that draws masses of faithful followers. Directed by Cullen Hoback.

10:15 p.m.
“Hannah Takes the Stairs”
Improv-based scenes tell the story of a “chronically dissatisfied” script-writer who, bored with her boyfriend, begins to contemplate other romantic options. Directed by Joe Swanberg.
Preceded by “The Back of Her Head,” directed by Josh Safdie.

11:45 p.m.
“The Living and the Dead”
A bankrupt lord and his invalid wife are barricaded in their home by the mentally-ill son in this grotesque yet mundane tale of domestic terror. Directed by Simon Rumley.
Preceded by “The Tell Tale Heart,” directed by Raul Garcia.

12 Midnight
“The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell”
It’s 2097 and survivors of a nuclear apocalypse are beginning to build a new America, with the help of the world’s most powerful radio transmitter, in this film that is equal parts political comedy and sci-fi fantasy. Directed by Kevin Wheatley and Jonny Gilette.
Preceded by “Songbird,” directed by John Thompson.

Saturday

BRATTLE
12:30 p.m.
“Time and Tide”
Despite the boon of revenue from sales of the .tv Web address, the tiny Polynesian island of Tuvalu is struggling to survive as global warming and rising tides threaten to wash away the shores. Directed by Josh Salzman and Julie Bayer.

2:30 p.m.
“The Cats of Mirikitani”
Eighty year-old Japanese-American Jimmy Mirikitani is not just another peddler. After losing his entire family in American internment camps or the bombing of Hiroshima, Mirikitani makes his living selling art on the street that tells a story of joy and loss. Directed by Linda Hattendorf.

4:45 p.m.
“Row Hard No Excuses”
After putting everything into the 3,000 mile Atlantic Rowing Challenge, two men are forced to contemplate the pursuit of happiness in the context of their shattered expectations. Directed by Luke Wolbach.

7:15 p.m.
“The King of Kong”
When a suburban dad sets out to beat the 20-year Donkey Kong high score, record holder Billy Mitchell finds his competitive gaming stardom at risk. Directed by Seth Gordon.

9:30 p.m.
“Zoo”
This sensational film explores the taboo world of “zoophiles,” questioning assumptions about consent and abuse after a man dies from injuries received during sexual acts with a horse. Directed by Robinson Devor.

11:30 p.m.
“The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell”
It’s 2097 and survivors of a nuclear apocalypse are beginning to build a new America, with the help of the world’s most powerful radio transmitter, in this film that is equal parts political comedy and sci-fi fantasy. Directed by Kevin Wheatley and Jonny Gilette.
Preceded by “Songbird,” directed by John Thompson.

COOLIDGE
12 Noon
“Pervert’s Guide to Cinema”
Philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek explores the relationship between cinema and desire, finding directives about sexuality, identity, and the unconscious in everything from “Star Wars” to “Snow White.” Directed by Sophie Fiennes.

3 p.m.
“A Lawyer Walks into a Bar”
A diverse group of law school grads prepare for the California State Bar Exam in this competition-centered documentary in the vein of “Spellbound” and “Wordplay.” Directed by Eric Chaiken.

5:15 p.m.
“Protagonist”
Wooden marionettes narrate a lesson on the nature of identity through the stories of four men who became what they hate – a German terrorist, an ex-gay evangelist, a bank robber, and a martial-arts student. Directed by Jessica Yu.

7:45 p.m.
“Shadow of the House”
Catch an intimate glimpse into the life of photographer Abelardo Morell as he visits the home country he fled 40 years earlier. Directed by Allie Humenuk.

12 Midnight
“Black Sheep”
After a genetic experiment goes wrong, New Zealand is at the mercy of gruesome creatures whose bite turns their victims into bloodthirsty were-sheep. Directed by Jonathan King.
Preceded by “Death Trike,” directed by Brian Singleton

SOMERVILLE
12 Noon
“Lake of Fire”
This no-hold-barred documentary deftly exposes the many grey areas in the abortion debate, eliciting empathy for both sides. Directed by Tony Kaye.

12 Noon
“The Year of the Fish”
This modern Chinese Cinderella story uses rotoscoping animation (think “A Scanner Darkly”) to create a mythical world of real-world demons and magical escapes. Directed by David Kaplan.

12:15 p.m.
CDIABU Showcase (Free)
The Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University shows the best films from its and brightest filmmakers, followed by a question and answer sessions.

12:15 p.m.
“The Unforeseen”
Development and environmental sustainability collide over Barton Springs in George W. Bush’s Texas. Directed by Laura Dunn.

12:30 p.m.
“Comrades in Dreams”
Independent film lovers from around the globe share their love and dedication to the industry in this inspiring documentary. Directed by Uli Gaulke.

2:15 p.m.
“Low and Behold”
A young man heads to post-Katrina New Orleans to help his uncle sell shady insurance schemes but finds himself compelled to help the people the people he comes across, rather than take advantage of them. Directed by Zack Godshall.

2:30 p.m.
“Greensboro: Closer to the Truth”
Twenty-five years after members of the Ku Klux Klan massacre communist protestors, the survivors succeed in forming America’s first South African-style Truth and Reconciliation Commission to address the tragedy. Directed by Adam Zucker.

2:45 p.m.
SHORTS 3: Deadly Deceptions
“A Death in the Woods,” directed by Scott Teems
“Lola,” directed by Matthew Ross
“The Refuge City,” directed by Wojciech Kasperski
“Pop Foul,” directed by Moon Molson

3 p.m.
“Stirring it Up: The New Dissenters”
In a time when dissent is often mistaken for treason, a diverse group of activists from all sides of the political spectrum fight to have their voices heard.

3:30 p.m.
“Audience of One”
After seeing his first film at age 40, a San Francisco evangelist receives a calling from God to produce a sci-fi action-adventure film based on the story of Joseph.

4:45 p.m.
“Slam Planet: War of the Words”
Art represents life for two slam poets, struggling to survive on and off stage in this documentary directed by Mike Henry and Kyle Fuller.

5 p.m.
“Kamp Katrina”
After Hurricane Katrina, one New Orleans resident opens her backyard to homeless survivors, only to find her hospitality taken advantage of by those whose desperation brings out their worst. Directed by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin.
Preceded by “God Provides,” directed by Brian Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky.

5:15 p.m.
“King Corn”
Two city boys travel to Iowa to plant a single acre of corn, learning about the sinister reach of the crop in the process. Directed by Aaron Woolf.

5:30 p.m.
“The Paper”
Penn State’s Daily Collegian offers a window into the lives of young journalists struggling against administrative red tape, student apathy, and the limitations of a homogeneous staff, all while carrying a full class load. Directed by Aaron Matthews.

6 p.m.
“Away From Her”
An idyllic couple deals with the pain of separation after the wife checks herself into an Alzheimer’s care unit, leaving her husband alone for the first time in 45 years.Directed by Sarah Polley.

7:15 p.m.
“Great World of Sound”
In search of a fresh start, Martin trains to become a record producer and ends up disillusioned after realizing the shady business practices of his employer. Directed by Craig Zobel.

7:30 p.m.
“Strange Culture”
After the death of his wife, an artist finds himself under investigation by the FBI under suspicion of bio terrorism after paramedics find scientific equipment and bacteria in his home – materials meant for an anti-genetically modified food exhibit. Directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson.

7:45 p.m.
“Pretty in the Face”
An unexpected tragedy brings together two insecure people, who find in each other a kindred spirit despite their 12-year age difference. Directed by Nate Meyer.

8 p.m.
“The GoodTimesKid”
Two men with the same name discover they have even more in common as they cross paths in unexpected ways. Directed by Azazel Jacobs.
Preceded by “The Haircut,” a short film about a domestic love-triangle, directed by Bohdana Smyrnove.

9 p.m.
“The Ten”
This irreverent interpretation of the Ten Commandments from the director of “Wet Hot American Summer” brings out the insanity and hilarity of Christianity. Directed by David Wain.

9:45 p.m.
“Gretchen”
Preceded by “The Saddest Boy in the World”
Awkward 17-year-old Gretchen gets more than a change of scenery when her mother sends her to an emotional treatment center to deal with her obsessive crush on a high school bad boy. Directed by Steven Collins.
Preceded by “The Saddest Boy in the World”

10:15 p.m.
“Quiet City”
A young woman forms a friendship born of circumstance and finds its everything she needs in that moment. Directed by Aaron Katz.

10:30 p.m.
“Kinetta”
This Greek film explores the relationships between women and men against the backdrop of murder mystery. Directed by Giorgos Lanthimos.
Preceded by Joerg Wagner’s “Motodrom,” a short film exploring the adrenaline-filled world of hell riders.

10:45 p.m.
“The Living and the Dead”
A bankrupt lord and his invalid wife are barricaded in their home by the mentally-ill son in this grotesque yet mundane tale of domestic terror. Directed by Simon Rumley.
Preceded by “The Tell Tale Heart,” directed by Raul Garcia.

JIMMY TINGLE
12:30 p.m.
Realities of Independent Filmmaking (Free)
Featuring Joe Swanberg, Michael Tully, Linda Hattendorf, David Redmon, and Ashley Sabin. Moderated by the Filmmakers Workshop.

2:30 p.m.
Non-Theatrical Distribution for Filmmakers (Free)
Featuring Megan O'Niell of Atom Films, Danielle DiGiacomo of Indiepix, and Ben Campbell of OurStage. Moderated by Michael Bowes of Central Productions.

Sunday

BRATTLE
12 Noon
“King Corn”
Two city boys travel to Iowa to plant a single acre of corn, learning about the sinister reach of the crop in the process. Directed by Aaron Woolf.

2:30 p.m.
“Day Night Day Night”
A young woman progresses calmly toward a dark mission in this Independent Spirit Award-winning film. Directed by Julia Loktev.

5 p.m.
“Super Amigos”
Five masked Mexicans, adopt a Lucha Libra wrestling theme as they put on capes, and superhero personas (Super Barrio, Ecologista Universal, Super Animal, Super Gay, and Fray Tormenta) to fight for various causes. Directed by Arturo Perez Torres. (In Spanish with English subtitles)
Preceded by “The Fighting Cholitas,” directed by Mariam Jobrani.

7:30 p.m.
“Monkey Warfare”
A Bohemian dumpster-diving couple is forced to reevaluate their responsibility-free lifestyle after their pot-dealer is busted and they are exposed to the revolutionary ideals of their new dealer. Directed by Reginald Harkema.
Preceded by “By Modern Measure,” directed by Matthew Lessner.

COOLIDGE
12 Noon
“TWISTED: A Balloonamentary”
Balloon twisting provides the unexpected connection among an evangelist, a business woman, a former welfare recipient, and five others in this exploration of the eccentric world of balloon sculpture. Directed by Naomi Greenfield and Sara Taksler.

2:30 p.m.
“Encounter Point”
United by their mutual suffering and desire for peace, a growing movement of Palestinian and Israeli cooperation is the focus of this documentary that inspires hope for peace in the Middle East. Directed by Ronit Avni and Julia Bacha.

5 p.m.
“Lake of Fire”
This no-hold-barred documentary deftly exposes the many grey areas in the abortion debate, eliciting empathy for both sides. Directed by Tony Kaye.

8:30 p.m.
“The Ten”
This irreverent interpretation of the Ten Commandments from the director of “Wet Hot American Summer” brings out the insanity and hilarity of Christianity. Directed by David Wain.

10:15 p.m.
“Silver Jew”
Musician/poet David Berman explores his religious heritage with his Catholic wife and multi-faith members of his band, Silver Jew, offering an open-minded tour of the holy lands. Directed by Michael Tully.

SOMERVILLE
12 Noon
Mass Student Shorts (Free)
Massachusetts based film programs Cloud Place Youth Series, ICA Filmmaking Program, Raw Arts Film Program, and Castle Square Technology Center present their best student shorts.

12:30 p.m.
“Protagonist”
Wooden marionettes narrate a lesson on the nature of identity through the stories of four men who became what they hate – a German terrorist, an ex-gay evangelist, a bank robber, and a martial-arts student. Directed by Jessica Yu.

12:45 p.m.
“Greensboro: Closer to the Truth”
Twenty-five years after members of the Ku Klux Klan massacre communist protestors, the survivors succeed in forming America’s first South African-style Truth and Reconciliation Commission to address the tragedy. Directed by Adam Zucker.

1 p.m.
“The Killer Within”
Mild-mannered psychology professor Bob Bechtel comes clean about his secret past – the 5-year stint in an insane asylum, the murder that landed him there, and the intense bullying he claims pushed him over the edge. Directed by Macky Alston.

2: 15 p.m.
SHORTS 3: Deadly Deceptions
“A Death in the Woods,” directed by Scott Teems.
“Lola,” directed by Matthew Ross.
“The Refuge City,” directed by Wojciech Kasperski.
“Pop Foul,” directed by Moon Molson.

2:30 p.m.
“Darius Goes West”
Darius, a 15-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels from Georgia to Los Angeles with a group of friends with the goal of getting MTV to “pimp” his “ride” – the wheelchair he must use to get around. Directed by Logan Smalley.

3 p.m.
“Strange Culture”
After the death of his wife, an artist finds himself under investigation by the FBI under suspicion of bio terrorism after paramedics find scientific equipment and bacteria in his home – materials meant for an anti-genetically modified food exhibit. Directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson.

3:15 p.m.
“Audience of One”
After seeing his first film at age 40, a San Francisco evangelist receives a calling from God to produce a sci-fi action-adventure film based on the story of Joseph.

3:30 p.m.
“The Third Monday in October”
Set against the backdrop of the 2004 presidential election, middle school students vie for leadership positions on their student councils in a competition that tests friendships and self-esteem as voting grows closer. Directed by Vanessa Roth.

4:15 p.m.
SHORTS 2: Freedom, Fear, and Faith
“Scaredycat”
“God Provides”
“Freeheld”

5 p.m.
“The Sensation of Sight”
A talented ensemble cast tells the story of a group of strangers on a quest for meaning and offers a reflection on mourning, fate, and redemption. Directed by Aaron Weiderspahn.

5:30 p.m.
“Stirring it Up: The New Dissenters”
In a time when dissent is often mistaken for treason, a diverse group of activists from all sides of the political spectrum fight to have their voices heard.

5:45 p.m.
“Monster Camp”
Leave the Magic cards at home and enter the colorful world of LARP, Live-Action Role-Playing. Discover the appeal of a grown-up fantasy world that draws masses of faithful followers. Directed by Cullen Hoback.

6 p.m.
“Comrades in Dreams”
Independent film lovers from around the globe share their love and dedication to the industry in this inspiring documentary. Directed by Uli Gaulke.

6 p.m.
“Low and Behold”
A young man heads to post-Katrina New Orleans to help his uncle sell shady insurance schemes but finds himself compelled to help the people the people he comes across, rather than take advantage of them. Directed by Zack Godshall.

8 p.m.
“On Broadway”
When a Boston carpenter he can’t find a venue to host the play he wrote about his dead uncle’s wake, he puts it on himself in a neighborhood pub. Starring Joey McIntyre and a Boston-based crew. Directed by Dave McLaughlin.

8:15 p.m.
“Hannah Takes the Stairs”
Improv-based scenes tell the story of a “chronically dissatisfied” script-writer who, bored with her boyfriend, begins to contemplate other romantic options. Directed by Joe Swanberg.
Preceded by “The Back of Her Head,” directed by Josh Safdie.

8:30 p.m.
“Kamp Katrina”
After Hurricane Katrina, one New Orleans resident opens her backyard to homeless survivors, only to find her hospitality taken advantage of by those whose desperation brings out their worst. Directed by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin.
Preceded by “God Provides,” directed by Brian Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky.

8:45 p.m.
“The Year of the Fish”
This modern Chinese Cinderella story uses rotoscoping animation (think “A Scanner Darkly”) to create a mythical world of real-world demons and magical escapes. Directed by David Kaplan.

9 p.m.
“Fido”
In an alternate 1950s reality, every family has a domesticated zombie serving their households needs – except the Robinsons. Directed by Andrew Currie.

JIMMY TINGLE
12:30 p.m.
A Conversation with Ted Hope (Free)
Ted Hope, producer of “Fay Grim,” “21 Grams,” “American Splendor,” “The Ice Storm,” and 50 other films discusses the state of the film industry and goes behind-the-scenes of the making of his independent films. Moderated by Zachary Lee of Central Productions.

2:30 p.m.
Work-in-Progress Workshop (Free)
Directors offer advice on films in progress. Featuring Rob Moss and Peter Galison (“Secrecy”), Bryan Papciak and Jeff Sias (“American Ruins”), and Lisa Olivieri (“Helen Keller Had it Easy”).

Monday

COOLIDGE
6 p.m.
“Time and Tide”
Despite the boon of revenue from sales of the .tv Web address, the tiny Polynesian island of Tuvalu is struggling to survive as global warming and rising tides threaten to wash away the shores. Directed by Josh Salzman and Julie Bayer.

8 p.m.
“Eagle vs. Shark”
Two awkward misfits who find romance at a costume party a la “Napoleon Dynamite.” Directed by Taika Waititi.
Preceded by “Everything Will Be Okay,” directed by Don Hertzfeldt

SOMERVILLE
5:15 p.m.
“Pretty in the Face”
An unexpected tragedy brings together two insecure people, who find in each other a kindred spirit despite their 12-year age difference. Directed by Nate Meyer.

6 p.m.
“The Unforeseen”
Development and environmental sustainability collide over Barton Springs in George W. Bush’s Texas. Directed by Laura Dunn.

7:15 p.m.
“Darius Goes West”
Darius, a 15-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, travels from Georgia to Los Angeles with a group of friends with the goal of getting MTV to “pimp” his “ride” – the wheelchair he must use to get around. Directed by Logan Smalley.

7:30 p.m.
“The Third Monday in October”
Set against the backdrop of the 2004 presidential election, middle school students vie for leadership positions on their student councils in a competition that tests friendships and self-esteem as voting grows closer. Directed by Vanessa Roth.

7:45 p.m.
“Shadow of the House”
Catch an intimate glimpse into the life of photographer Abelardo Morell as he visits the home country he fled 40 years earlier. Directed by Allie Humenuk.

8 p.m.
“Rumbo a Las Grandes Ligas”
Baseball may be America’s national pastime, but in the Dominican Republic, home to David Ortiz and Pedro Martinez, it is often seen as a ticket to the American Dream. This documentary explore the path from this small island to the big league. Directed by Jared Goodman.

9 p.m.
“Silver Jew”
Musician/poet David Berman explores his religious heritage with his Catholic wife and multi-faith members of his band, Silver Jew, offering an open-minded tour of the holy lands. Directed by Michael Tully.

Tuesday

COOLIDGE
8 p.m.
“Brooklyn Rules”
Three reckless youth struggle to forge their identities outside the world they know best – the crime-filled streets of New York – in the world premiere of the film written by the author of many a Sopranos episode.

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