Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Under the Tree – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 7:15 PM Sunday, April 15, 4:00 PM Under the Tree Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson Narrative 89 minutes Iceland, Denmark, Poland, Germany The shade from a front-yard tree brings the already simmering tensions between two families in an

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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.

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Martha Rosler – In Person – 2017

Martha Rosler – In Person Monday, April 3, 6:00 PM Rosler’s screening will be followed by an interview with Laura Larson. Martha Rosler Since the early 1970s, Martha Rosler has used video, photography, performance, and writing as vehicles for incisive

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2017

Lisa Donato & Fawzia Mirza In Person – Signature Move – 2017

Lisa Donato & Fawzia Mirza In Person Friday, April 7, 7:15 PM Signature Move Director: Jennifer Reeder Narrative 80 min USA A secret new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her complicated relationship with her recently widowed mother. In

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2017

After Parties & Receptions – 2017

After Parties & Receptions Opening Night Reception Monday, April 3, 9 PM Restaurant Salaam 21 W Washington St, Athens Join us for the kick off celebration for The 44th Athens International Film + Video Festival. Free for Guest/Filmmaker Pass holders,

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2017

Rajko Grlić – Every Good Story Is a Love Story – 2017

Rajko Grlić In Person Sunday, April 9, 5 :00 PM Every Good Story is a Love Story Directors: Rajko Grlić and Matjaž Ivanišin Documentary 71 min Slovenia, Croatia Every Good Story is a Love Story is a film about the

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2017

Harlan County U.S.A. – with post screening discussion

Harlan County U.S.A (1976) Director: Barbara Kopple Documentary 103 min USA Saturday, April 8, 5:15 PM Barbara Kopple’s Academy Award–winning Harlan County USA unflinchingly documents a grueling coal miners’ strike in a small Kentucky town. With unprecedented access, Kopple and

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2017