Closing Weekend Rocks With Great Indie Films

Friday, April 27, 6:00pm – The Screening Room
Welcoming Departure
Scott Ballard, USA, 2012, 66 min.
Hank O’Shea lives a quiet life as a librarian who does nothing but go to work, do crosswords at the local diner, and bring home vinyl records for a simple night at home. When he suddenly inherits an estate that includes a sick, old, Norwegian woman he can’t communicate with, Hank’s world is turned upside-down.
preceded by
The Telegram Man
James Khehtie, Australia, 2011, 14 min.
Australia's small farming communities paid a terrible price during World War II. Each week in the rural towns of New South Wales, a different family discovered that a loved one would not be coming home. It's rare to consider the man who delivers such sad news, yet that's precisely what this film does. (Filmmaker in attendance)
Admission $6

 

Friday, April 27, 8:00pm - The Screening Room
The Skin I’m In
Broderick Fox, USA, 2012, 94 min.
A brush with death propels a young filmmaker to navigate an epic and transformational journey marked by the creation of his full back tattoo.
(Filmmaker in attendance)
Admission $8


Friday, April 27, 10:00pm - The Screening Room

Edgy Shorts

Eight films spanning the globe that will make your hair curl.

Admission $8


Saturday, April 28, 12noon - The Screening Room

IndieYouth Shorts

A program of shorts made by the filmmakers of tomorrow.

Admission $6


Saturday, April 28, 2:00pm - The Screening Room

Under Arpaio

J. M. Aragón, USA, 2011, 74 min.

He bills himself as tough on crime, but what is really happening in the Maricopa County communities where Sheriff Arpaio is conducting his crusade to enforce immigration laws? (Filmmaker in attendance – screening followed by panel discussion)

Admission $6


 

Saturday, April 28, 3:00pm - Crossroads Festival

Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald

Rob Cohen, USA, 2012, 87 min.

On April 11, 1945, Buchenwald was liberated. Nearly 1000 young boys were alive in the camp. Sixty-five years later, several of these survivors return to Weimar and to Buchenwald. This is their story. (Filmmaker in attendance)

Admission $6


Saturday, April 28, 4:30pm - The Screening Room

More than Frybread

Travis Hamilton, USA, 2012, 97 min.

Arizona’s 22 federally recognized tribes convene in Flagstaff for the annual, regional state Frybread Championship. The prize: $10,000 and the spot to represent Arizona in the National Frybread Championship!

Admission $8

 

Saturday, April 28, 7:00pm – The Screening Room
Shouting Secrets

Korinna Sehringer, Switzerland/USA, 2011, 88 min.
When successful novelist Wesley’s mother suffers a stroke and falls into a coma, he returns to the San Carlos Apache Reservation to be with his family. There, he learns that they have not forgiven him for leaving them and using their likenesses in his novel.

Admission $8


Saturday, April 28, 9:00pm - The Screening Room

Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy

Rob Heydon, Canada, 2011, 99 min.
Based on a short story by Irvine Welsh (
Trainspotting), director Rob Heydon revisits the gritty realism of the Scottish drug scene through the seemingly carefree life of Lloyd (Adam Sinclair), a raver, dealer, and user who escapes life’s responsibilities while being bullied and coerced by the local kingpin.

Admission $8

Sunday, April 29, noon – The Screening Room

BEST OF THE FEST


Sunday, April 29, 2:00pm – The Screening Room

BEST OF THE FEST


Sunday, April 29, 4:00pm – The Screening Room

BEST OF THE FEST


Sunday, April 29, 6:00pm – The Screening Room

BEST OF THE FEST


BEST OF FEST ADMISSION

One program $6

Two programs $8

Three programs $10

Four programs $12