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24 Weeks (24 Wochen)
FOCUS: KINOWERKS A powerful drama about a woman facing a moral dilemma when, deep into her pregnancy, she learns that there are problems with her baby, 24 Weeks avoids cliché and judgment with a tender, multi-faced exploration of choice. Star Julia Jenstch forcefully portrays the conflicting emotions of a woman facing a difficult decision.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 6:00 PM
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 2:00 PM
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5@5 My World
“My world—the one thing I defend. She’s my friend and best of kin.” These diverse tales about women, all directed by women, are as eclectic and perceptive as they are entertaining. She Collage (Kate Lain, US 2015, 10 min), Step 9 (Leonora Pitts, US 2015, 13 min), What Happened to Her (Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, US 2016, 16 min), Bluey (Darlene Johnson, Australia 2015, 14 min), As If to Say (Kerry Bishe, US 2015, 4 min), Another Time (Autumn McAlpin, US 2016, 7 min).
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 9:00 PM
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 5:30 PM
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The Archer
A work-in-progress screening shown in conjunction with the panel Master Class—The Filmmaker as Heroine

Archery champion Lauren Pierce lands in a corrupt juvenile correctional facility in the wilderness. She escapes with Rebecca, a fierce but alluring inmate and together they must survive a desperate warden who is bow-hunting his prey to make sure his secret stays buried.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 2:00 PM
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Baden Baden
In Rachel Lang's impressive feature film debut, 26-year-old Ana returns home to Strasbourg in a purloined Porsche to hang out with her grandmother, inefficiently reconstruct a shower, possibly find some work, attempt to weave together the loose strings of her love life, and, eventually, find her particular path towards adulthood.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 8:30 PM
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 2:00 PM
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 12:00 PM
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The Ballad of Fred Hersch
MVFF alumna filmmakers Charlotte Lagarde and Carrie Lozano present an intimate, music-rich portrait of an incomparable artist, jazz pianist Fred Hersch: his career, his journey as a gay man living with AIDS, and his process of staging a multimedia performance inspired by his miraculous survival of a two-month, AIDS-related coma.
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 8:00 PM
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 6:00 PM
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Certain Women
Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Lily Gladstone sublimely bring to life the emotional valence of several Montana women coming to a personal or professional crossroads in Kelly Reichardt's rich and stunningly cinematic adaptation of three Maile Meloy stories.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 2:15 PM
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 11:00 AM
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Company Town
Local filmmakers Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow take to the streets of San Francisco to track last year’s supervisor race between incumbent Julie Christensen and former supervisor and lefty firebrand Aaron Peskin. The film's real focus, however, is the way in which every resident is affected by Airbnb and the influx of tech workers. PRECEDED BY CRESCITE US 2016, 14 min Director Will Agee
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 2:00 PM
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 12:00 PM
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Daughters of the Dust
TRIBUTE TO JULIE DASH: Exquisitely cinematic and profoundly imagined, Julie Dash's lyrical story of family migration is unlike any other, establishing her as a strikingly original artist in the pantheon of American cinema. This seminal, award-winning work continues to inspire (notably, Beyoncé's homage, Lemonade); its newly-restored digital print reveals the gorgeous visual palette. Not to be missed.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 7:30 PM
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Death by Design
Do you love your phone? Can’t imagine life without your trusty digital sidekick? After watching Death by Design, we all might pause before our next upgrade. Written, produced, and directed by filmmaker Sue Williams, this intense and illuminating documentary uncovers the nasty global underbelly of electronics manufacturing and disposal. PRECEDED BY I DON'T CARE US 2016, 5 min Director John Sanborn
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 12:15 PM
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 6:15 PM
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