April 19-29, 2018

Sat 4/8/17

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Saturday, April 8

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UNCSA Babcock
Narrative Shorts 1
11:00 am - 12:45 pm
Narrative Shorts 1
11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Films in this program of short narrative films include: Aluminum, Apolo81, By the Pool, The Dam, Return Voyage, Univitillen, and Weg Met Willem

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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Quest
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quest
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, this film follows Christopher “Quest” Rainey and his wife Christine (aka “Ma Quest”) as they open the door to their home music studio, which serves as a creative sanctuary from the strife that grips their North Philadelphia neighborhood.

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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Narrative Shorts 2
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Narrative Shorts 2
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Films in this program of short narrative films include: Chicken/Egg, Cubs, Gema, Goliath, Grand Opening, How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps, Pillow Talk, Ten Seconds of Carla

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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The Guys Next Door
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Guys Next Door
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Meet Erik and Sandro, a gay married couple whose friend Rachel is a surrogate for their two daughters. Rachel, who is in her 40s, is married to Tony and they have three children. Together, they form a unique extended family.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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UNCSA Gold
Documentary Shorts 1
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Documentary Shorts 1
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Films in this program of short documentary films include: 219, The Carousel, Frans Lanting: The Evolution of Life, Noriaki, Refuge, and The Reinvention of Normal

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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44 Pages
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
44 Pages
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

44 Pages renders a portrait of Highlights Magazine following the creation of the cultural phenomenon’s 70th Anniversary issue. Along the way we are introduced to the quirky people who passionately produce the monthly publication for “the world’s most important people”–children.

Year: 2017
Rating: TN

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Animated Shorts 2
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Animated Shorts 2
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Films in this program of short animated films include: Ampersand, Dear Death, Lethe, Love, Nice to Meeteor You, The Stunt Manual, “The Talk”: True Stories About the Birds and the Bees, Tea Time, and To Build a Fire

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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Documentary Shorts 2
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Documentary Shorts 2
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Films in this program of short documentary films include: The Collection, Lonely Kingdom, The Offering, Raised By Krump, The Submarine, Waiting For Hassana

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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UNCSA Main
Memories of Underdevelopment
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Memories of Underdevelopment
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sergio, a wealthy aspiring writer, decides to stay in Cuba even though his wife and friends flee to Miami. Sergio looks back over the changes in Cuba, from the Cuban Revolution to the missile crisis, in this complex character study of alienation during the turmoil of social upheaval.

Year: 1968
Rating: MT

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In the Line of Fire
4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
In the Line of Fire
4:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president in Wolfgang Petersen's action-thriller, also starring John Malkovich and Rene Russo.

Year: 1993
Rating: R

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Hanesbrands Theatre
Saturday Morning Cartoons
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday Morning Cartoons

Each year RiverRun presents our own version of Saturday Morning Cartoons to our young audiences, free to all and open to the public. We search high and low for the best new animated shorts that we think will appeal to both children and adults alike. This year we have a wide array of films encompassing many different interesting animation techniques and stories. Our Saturday Morning Cartoons truly have a little something for all ages! Come early for fun interactive art activities courtesy of SECCA!

Year: 2017
Rating: FM

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Window Horses
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Window Horses
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this delightfully funny and wise animated feature, a young poet with Chinese and Persian parents travels to Iran to perform at a poetry festival, reconnecting with her family's opaque ancestral roots. Window Horses features stellar voice work by Sandra Oh and Ellen Page.

Year: 2016
Rating: TN

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Prison Dogs
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Prison Dogs
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

A story of love, loss, and redemption, Prison Dogs focuses on the impact of a unique dog training program that gives two of the most marginalized populations in our society — prison inmates and veterans — a second chance.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Pushing Dead
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pushing Dead
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When an HIV positive writer accidentally deposits a $100 birthday check, he is dropped from his insurance for earning too much. In this new era of sort-of universal care, can he come up with thousands to pay out of pocket? James Roday, Danny Glover and Robin Weigert star.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Late Night Shorts
10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Late Night Shorts
10:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Films in this program of short films include: Amen, Cream, Curve, A Family Affair, Lightningface, Popsy, Rum, and Sourtoe: The Story of the Sorry Cannibal

Year: 2017
Rating: MT

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a/perture 1
The Ornithologist
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Ornithologist
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is on an expedition looking for black storks in the heart of the jungle when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a pair of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest that might never lead him back to the beaten path.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Forever Pure
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Forever Pure
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Beitar Jerusalem Football Club is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel: it is the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. This film follows the famed club and shows how racism is destroying a team and society from within.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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11:55
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:55
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

U.S. Marine Nelson Sanchez has run out of time. After being honorably discharged and returning to his economically depressed hometown, Nelson must face the consequences of the violent past he thought he had escaped. John Leguizamo and Julia Stiles also appear in supporting roles.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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a/perture 2
The Islands and the Whales
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Islands and the Whales
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but when a professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten to undermine the basis of their culture forever.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Good Funk
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Good Funk
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Set in Red Hook, a Brooklyn neighborhood on the verge of gentrification, Good Funk follows three generations of citizens whose lives intersect through acts of kindness both big and small.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Urmila: My Memory is My Power
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Urmila: My Memory is My Power
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Urmila was a domestic slave for twelve years of her life. Now she is 24 years old and wants to change her country Nepal for the better. Watch as this powerful young woman and future global leader finds her own path to freedom.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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Foreign Body
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Foreign Body
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Seeking refuge from her Islamist radical brother, Tunisian immigrant Samia stays at her friend Imed's, but longs for her freedom. She finds it via a rich widow she starts working for. Their professional relationship soon turns sensual which troubles Imed, torn between his religious beliefs and his romantic desires.

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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SECCA
Purple Dreams
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Purple Dreams
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

This three-year journey serves as an inspirational window into the lives of inner-city, at-risk students in Charlotte, NC, who succeed at their passion while embracing the transformative power of their arts education.

Year: 2016
Rating: TN

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Truth Underground
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Truth Underground
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Three spoken word poets struggle through poverty, discrimination, PTSD, and abandonment to illuminate what fellow North Carolinian poet Maya Angelou called "a brave and startling truth."

Year: 2016
Rating: MT

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RED Cinemas
The Great White Hope with Master of Cinema Jane Alexander
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Great White Hope with Master of Cinema Jane Alexander
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Featuring 2017 Master of Cinema honoree Jane Alexander in her first role, which garnered her an Academy Award nomination, this film tells the story of boxer Jack Jefferson (James Earl Jones), a reigning heavyweight champion. When Jack attempts to cross state lines with Eleanor, a white female companion, he is sent to prison. He escapes with Eleanor’s help, however, and the two set out on a wild expedition to Europe and eventually Cuba. Jane Alexander will be presented with RiverRun’s 2017 Master of Cinema Award after the screening, with a reception and book signing at Pig Pounder Brewery following. This event is generously supported by Adams Electric and Scuppernong Books!

Year: 1970
Rating: PG-13

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