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My FilmFestDC schedule

Just before I leave my pad to start watching, these are the films I’ll be seeing over the next week (days off work being the primary constraint).

Sat 26
300pm LOST MOON (aka KHOYA KHOYA CHAND) — Sudhir Mishra, India
630pm TAKVA: A MAN’S FEAR OF GOD — Ozer Kiziltan, Turkey
930pm THE POPE’S TOILET — Cesar Charlone and Enrique Fernandez, Uruguay

Sun 27
300pm THE NIGHT JAMES BROWN SAVED BOSTON — David Leaf, USA
500pm SILENT LIGHT — Carlos Reygadas, Mexico/Holland
745pm THE SHOW MUST GO ON — Han Jae-rim, South Korea

Mon 28
630pm BUDDHA COLLAPSED OUT OF SHAME — Hana Makhmalbaf, Iran
830pm UNFINISHED STORIES — Pourya Azarbayjani, Iran

Tue 29
630pm LA ANTENA — Esteban Sapir, Argentina
815pm YOU THE LIVING — Roy Andersson, Sweden

Sat 3
700pm PVC-1 — Stathos Stathoulopoulos, Colombia
930pm ELITE SQUAD — Jose Padilha, Brazil

When I went to pick up my tickets at Olsson’s Books, the man chuckled after I finished the first Saturday order and said “wow … three films in one day.” I told him I’ve done seven at festivals where the scheduling allows that (FilmFestDC’s scheduling doesn’t really; I think four is the most you could do on any one day, and on most it’s just two)

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April 26, 2008 - Posted by | DC Filmfest 2008

2 Comments »

  1. “The Pope’s Toilet?” Oh man I gotta see that.

    When I was younger and active in a band, in reference to my (separate) obsessions with Catholicism and bodily functions, decalred, “For you, the best movie ever would be the Pope taking a dump.”

    Comment by Adam Villani | April 27, 2008 | Reply

  2. Adam~~

    On top of that, this schedule explains why the Godfather of Soul had to be called in to save Boston- because His Holiness was otherwise engaged.

    Comment by Paul C. | April 27, 2008 | Reply


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