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SHOWING 249 FILMS FROM THE FESTIVAL YEAR 2005

AALTRA

Two bickering neighbors are crippled in an accident involving an industrial machine. This unexpectedly hilarious depiction of their subsequent wheelchair odyssey is both the unlikeliest of road movies and an ode to the advantages, too little-explored these days, of both black-and-white CinemaScope and political incorrectness. In French. Á á |Read More

ADAM & STEVE

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Country: USA
In this over-the-top comedy, a 30-something gay man becomes involved with one of his most unsuccessful one-night stands-without either of them realizing they have met before. This at times raunchy romantic adventure features standout performances by Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, and Chris Kattan, and a hoedown. |Read More

AFTER INNOCENCE

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: USA
When wrongfully convicted men are freed based on DNA evidence their lives do not automatically go back to normal. Instead they must rebuild their lives without benefit of any official help or even expunged records. An ex-cop jailed for a crime he did not commit and a man who was on death row are among the former prisoners profiled. |Read More
Documentary

ALCHEMY

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Country: USA
Can an university computer scientist (Tom Cavanagh, best known from Urinetown and TV's Ed) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor? His job depends on it in this romantic comedy. Also starring Sarah Chalke, Illeana Douglas, and Celeste Holm. Presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. |Read More
Drama

ALL WE ARE SAYING

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Country: USA
Arquette, a self-professed lover of "real music musicians" sets out to find out how rockers balance their lives with art, their opinions on today's music and who inspires them. Artists, including Stevie Nicks, Sting, Steven Tyler, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, and Joni Mitchell, provide all the answers. |Read More

ALMOST A MAN

  • Release Year: 1966
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Country: Italy
A brand-new archival print, with new English subtitles, of Vittorio de Seta's rarely screened second feature film, which earned Jacques Perrin the Best Actor award at the 1966 Venice Film Festival for his portrayal of a young writer's descent into madness. Lea Padovani costars, and the score is by Ennio Morricone. (see also Detour de Seta in Showcase) |Read More

AMERICAN RULING CLASS

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Country: USA
Does contemporary America have a controlling class? This inventive documentary satire featuring Harper's Magazine editor Lewis Lapham sets out to get answers with the help of intellectuals, CEOs, politicians, folksingers, activists, and celebrities. And in the process, two Ivy League graduates ponder their future career possibilities. |Read More

AMSTERDAM-KOSOVO

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
  • Directed By: Arnold van Bruggen
  • Country: Netherlands
This short film is both a road movie about four young people traveling to Kosovo to donate an ambulance and a documentary about the situation of young Kosovars today, five years after the international intervention. The four travelers interview people they have gotten to know during the last five years on their trips to Kosovo and others who they meet for the first time on this journey. |Read More
Documentary

ANCIENT MARKS

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Ethan Boehme
  • Country: USA
Ancient Marks celebrates the 2,000-year-old human body art ritual of tattooing and scarification. World-renowned photographer Chris Rainier traveled for seven years and to more than thirty countries to capture these rare images which intrinsically link culture and the tradition of body marking as a form of initiation, beauty, and highly ritualized ornamentation. This short features original music composed by Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Ravi Shankar. |Read More

ANIMATION BY THE HUBLEYS: JOHN, FAITH, AND EMILY

  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Emily Hubley
  • Country: USA
This program looks at the distinct style of animation and progressive social concerns which are expressed by two generations of pioneering animators, husband and wife John and Faith Hubley, and daughter Emily (her film "Set Set Spike" was shown in TFF 2003 and her animation for "Original Child Bomb" was shown in TFF 2004). |Read More

ANTIBODIES

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 127 minutes
  • Country: Germany
A serial killing pederast is caught after a violent shoot out with police. But there is still an unsolved murder of a young girl in a small town. Could he have done it? Or could he be the key to finding out who did? A mind game ensues between the cop from the girl's town and the deranged serial killer in this intense psychological thriller. |Read More

ARNIE THE DOUGHNUT

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 19 minutes
  • Country: USA
The hilarious story of how Arnie the Doughnut learns just what it means to live the life of a doughnut. Narrated by Michael McKean with music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds. |Read More

ASYLUM

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Country: U.K.
A psychiatrist's wife (Natasha Richardson) becomes curious about one of her husband's patients, a man who brutally murdered his wife and is now in an asylum on the outskirts of London. Sir Ian McKellen also stars in this chiller which teams the director of Young Adam and the playwright of Closer, working from a novel by the author of Spider. A Paramount Classics release. |Read More

AURORA BOREALIS

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Country: USA
In this emotional and charming family drama, unemployable Duncan (Joshua Jackson) grapples with painful, unresolved family baggage that keeps him from being a successful participant in the game of life. But a reunion with his aging grandparents (Donald Sutherland, Louise Fletcher) changes his world forever. Also starring Juliette Lewis. |Read More

AUTOGRAPH BOOK

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Li Lin Wee
A schoolgirl's autograph book is an eclectic collection of truisms and poems about friendship . In this story, it is also the cause of a rift between two friends who must decide if their friendship is one worth keeping. |Read More

AX

The axe falls at the very beginning of Costa-Gavras's black comedy transposing a Donald Westlake novel to France, as Bruno (Jose Garcia), a chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later,he still jobless, he hits on a solution: eliminating all the competetive applicants by killing them. |Read More

BAD BLOOD

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 19 minutes
  • Directed By: Kyle Leydier
  • Country: Canada
How far is too far when avenging the death of a lost love? When Davie (Alan Cumming) befriends the serial rapist responsible for his girlfriend's HIV-related death and his own infection, he is actually struggling to find the perfect means of revenge. But Davie may have to use an innocent child as the means to send the remorseless rapist to a horrifying demise. |Read More

BASED ON A TRUE STORY

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 75 minutes
  • Country: Netherlands
Based on a True Story examines the real people and events that inspired the1975 film Dog Day Afternoon, starring Al Pacino. Film clips, archival news footage, plus interviews with hostages, police officers, and FBI agents capture the chaotic 14-hour standoff, but Stokman's recorded phone conversations with threatening, delusional convicted felon John Wojtowicz are the centerpiece of the documentary. In English. |Read More

BASTARDS OF THE PARTY

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Kat Samick
  • Country: USA
Surrounded by death and the brutal lifestyle that feeds it, a Los Angeles gangbanger explores the history of Southern California street gangs from the 1950s through the 1990s in an attempt to fully understand his existence. Eloquently and passionately directed, Bastards of the Party humanizes the staggering casualties of the LA gang wars. In English. |Read More
Documentary