Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 7:15 PM Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat Director: Sara Driver Documentary 78 minutes USA Sara Driver explores the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City,

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The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales – 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 7:15 PM Saturday, April 14, 5:15 PM The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales Directors: Benjamin Renner, Patrick Imbert Animation 80 minutes France From the creators of the Academy Award®- nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious,

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RBG – 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 7:15 PM Friday, April 13, 7:15 PM Saturday, April 14, 5:00 PM RBG Director: Julie Cohen/Betsy West Documentary 97 minutes USA As the United States Supreme Court leans increasingly to the right, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vigorous

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The Devil We Know – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 3:30 PM Sunday, April 15, 3:45 PM The Devil We Know Director: Stephanie Soechtig Documentary 88 minutes USA In 1945, DuPont introduced Teflon to the marketplace and changed millions of American households. Today, a biopersistent chemical used

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Virus Tropical – 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 PM Thursday, April 12, 5:15 PM Virus Tropical Director: Santiago Caicedo Animation 96 minutes Columbia Born in a not-so-conventional family, Paola grows up between Ecuador and Colombia and finds herself unable to fit in any mold.

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I Am Not A Witch – 2018

Friday, April 13, 7:30 PM Saturday, April 14, 7:00 PM I Am Not A Witch Director: Rungano Nyoni Narrative 92 minutes United Kingdom/France/Zambia/Germany After nine-year-old Shula is accused of being a witch by her fellow villagers, she is ushered to

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Kusama – Infinity – 2018

Monday, April 9, 5:15 PM Kusama – Infinity Director: Heather Lenz Documentary 80 minutes USA In 1958, a fledgling yet fierce young Japanese artist moved to New York City after writing to Georgia O’Keeffe to express admiration and seek guidance

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Pin Cushion – 2018

Monday, April 9, 7:30 PM Wednesday, April 11, 9:15 PM Friday, April 13, 5:30 PM Pin Cushion Director: Deborah Haywood Narrative 85 minutes United Kingdom Super close Mother Lyn and daughter Iona are excited for their new life in a

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Lu Over the Wall – 2018

Friday, April 13, 5:15 PM Sunday, April 15, 1:15 PM Lu Over the Wall Director: Masaaki Yuasa Narrative 107 minutes Japan From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa, comes a hallucinogenic-but-family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale of the little mermaid

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Good Luck – 2018

Monday, April 9, 1:30 PM Sunday, April 15, 1:00 PM Good Luck Director: Ben Russell Experimental 143 minutes USA/Serbia/Suriname Beginning with a 600-meter descent into the depths of the earth, Good Luck shines a flashlight onto the human face of

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