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

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

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

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

The Guilty – 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 5:30 PM Thursday, April 12, 7:30 PM The Guilty Director: Gustav Möller Narrative 85 minutes Denmark When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher.

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