Arlington International Film Festival 2012

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Oct. 17th-21st

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Tickets: General Admission
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Wednesday – October 17

7:00PM   Best of Festival Shorts (31min)   &
            ALL ME: The Life & Times of Winfred Rembert (78min)
            Q&A w/filmmaker & subject (45min. max) Buy Tickets

Thursday – October 18

7:00PM   Reinaldo Arenas (Short from Cuba) (3min)
THE WALL: A World Divided (57min)

Q&A w/ filmmaker & composer (30min) Buy Tickets

8:45PM   Hungarian Dance Troupe & Musicians (15 min)
            THE MAIDEN DANCED TO DEATH (107min) Buy Tickets

Friday – October 19

6:00PM   SUDDENLY ZINAT (SHORT FROM IRAN) (21min)
            RACING THE REZ (59min)

            Q&A w/filmmaker & Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run (1hr) Buy Tickets

8:45PM   MY SO-CALLED ENEMY (89min)
            Q&A with filmmaker Buy Tickets

Saturday - October 20

9:45AM   Selected Shorts (50min)
            Integrity (6 min)
            Leonora & Gabriel (8 min)
            The Reader (10 min)
            Vanishing (30 min)
            Pizzangrillo (15 min) Buy Tickets         

11:00AM   High School Shorts Buy Tickets

12:45PM   MICROPHONE (116min) Buy Tickets

2:55PM   CHINESE TAKE AWAY (100min) Buy Tickets

4:45PM   Aconcagua, Chilean Folk Dancers (20min)       
SKYDANCER (75min) Buy Tickets

6:45PM  Martin Haroutunian and Friends, Armenian Music (20min)
GRANDMA’S TATTOOS (58min)
Q&A w/ historian (30min) Buy Tickets

8:50PM   ASHBASH…A Love Story (56min)
            Q&A w/ filmmaker and subject (25min) Buy Tickets

10:20PM   TUNGSTEN (98 min) Buy Tickets

Sunday – October 21

9:45AM   Selected Shorts (50min)
            Tumblee (3min)
            Lizzy (12min)
            Où est Fleuri Rose (23min)
            Automaton Emergence (2 min)
            Interfaces (15 min)
            The Miners (11 min) Buy Tickets

11:00AM   BUDRUS (82min) Buy Tickets

12:30AM   LARBI OR THE Fate of the Great Football Player (92min) Buy Tickets

2:15PM   GIVE ME THE BANJO (83min)
            Q&A w/filmmaker (20min) Buy Tickets

4:10PM   CONSENT (86min)
            Q&A w/ filmmaker (25min) Buy Tickets

6:10PM   Brendyn Schneider, Storyteller (15min)
            IN THE STORY TELLER’S CIRCLE (90min) Buy Tickets

8:00PM   Indian Dance Troupe (20min)
            PLAY LIKE A LION (72min)
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Some of the many themes addressed in this year’s 2nd annual Arlington International Film Festival are the skill of ‘story-telling’ as is taught and practiced in Marrakech, the historical journey of Indian sarodist, Maestro Ali Akbar Khan and his legendary music, an African-American’s journey from the segregated south to national recognition told through his carving, tooling and dyeing of pictures on leather, non-violence practiced by a little-known movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, an intimate spiritual interaction among a trio of human beings during the Holocaust… caught up in a moment of history told through performances of lieders by Schubert, Schumann and Wolf, autism and the struggle of a family to survive it’s demands, and what about the reality of reaching middle age in 2012 and not having found a partner; can we embrace this and celebrate life as it is and still feel whole?  In addition to film screenings there will be Q & A’s with filmmakers/main characters, panel discussions, special live performances and more.

The Arlington International Film Festival is much more than just a film festival; it is a celebration of cultures as well as being a platform for recognizing the common global human experience.  Please come and share these experiences with us.