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TURN EVERY PAGE – THE ADVENTURES OF ROBERT CARO AND ROBERT GOTTLIEB

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CREATE | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 112 min, Director: Lizzie Gottlieb Fifty years, five books, four thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight pages…and counting. Lizzie Gottlieb’s gripping documentary focuses on the intersecting life's…

THE YOUNG VOTE

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TRAILBLAZERS | ACTIVE CINEMA | MIND THE GAP | DOCS US 2022, 67 min, Director: Diane Robinson As the United States teeters toward theocracy, it is painfully clear that the stakes in the upcoming midterm elections are nothing short of the life,…

SHORTS: LUNAFEST

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MIND THE GAP Total program 80 minutes Eight short films that empower and inspire. How to Be at Home (Andrea Dorfman, 5 min): An animated poem reflects on coping with isolation during the pandemic. Close Ties to Home Country (Akanksha…

SANTOS—SKIN TO SKIN

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TRAILBLAZERS | MIND THE GAP | ¡VIVA EL CINE! | DOCS US 2002, 75 min, Director: Kathryn Golden Bay Area music legend and activist John Santos takes center stage in this documentary thrumming with rhythm, passion, and cultural reflection. Known…

THE PUPILS (LE PUPILLE)

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LAUGH | MIND THE GAP | SHORTS Italy 2022, 37 min, Director: Alice Rohrwacher From the very first frames of Alice Rohrwacher’s The Pupils, “a film clumsily and freely based on a letter the writer Elsa Morante sent to her friend Goffredo…

PLAN 75

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SPIRIT | WORLD Japan 2022, 112 min, Director: Chie Hayakawa Chie Hayakawa’s feature debut, which premiered at Cannes, puts our ageist society under a microscope. This dystopian drama may provoke comparisons to 1970s-era classics Logan’s…

ONE FINE MORNING (UN BEAU MATIN)

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MIND THE GAP | WORLD France 2022, 112 min, Director: Mia Hansen-Løve Even more moving for eschewing excess drama, writer-director Mia Hansen-Løve’s subtle film is a bittersweet exploration of how the vicissitudes of fate and the passage…

FANTASTIC NEGRITO: HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND YET?

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TRAILBLAZERS | DOCS US 2022, 93 min, Director: Yvan Iturriaga, Francisco Núñez Capriles This locally made doc packs a lot of life into 90 minutes — specifically, the super-sized life of Xavier Dephrepaulezz, better known as Grammy-winning…

DECISION TO LEAVE

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WORLD South Korea 2022, 138 min, Director: Park Chan-wook South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook continues his transformation from ace provocateur to mature master with this elegant Hitchcockian thriller about obsession and the mysteries of the…

CHARCOAL (CARVÃO)

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MIND THE GAP | ¡VIVA EL CINE! | WORLD Brazil, Argentina 2022, 107 min, Director: Carolina Markowicz Writer-director Carolina Markowicz’s evocative feature debut is the kind of film that makes you love cinema more than ever. Irene (Maeve…