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Sat Feb 12 Guerrilla Film Fest 5

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Buy tickets in advance at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

Pick up at WILL CALL at Goethe-Institut anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

 

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LOCATION

Goethe-Institut Washington

812 Seventh Street, NW (7th and I St, NW)

Washington, DC 20001-3718

(in Chinatown, a few doors up from Fado Irish Pub)

 

MAP:

http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/was/knt/anf/enindex.htm

 

PARKING: Parking is available either off-street or in the basement garage of the Renaissance Hotel, accessible from 7th and 9th Streets between I (Eye) & NY Ave.

 

METRO: Gallery Place/Chinatown stop (7th & H St Exit)(Red Line)

 

Buy tickets in advance at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

Pick up at WILL CALL at Goethe-Institut anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

 

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TICKETS:

$10 for one PROGRAM

$15 for both PROGRAMS (Shorts + Feature)

 

Cash sales (no checks or credit cards) at the door anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

 

Buy tickets in advance at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

Pick up at WILL CALL at Goethe-Institut anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

 

Please note: WE WILL CLOSE ONLINE TICKET SALES AT MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH.

 

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HAPPY HOUR NEXT DOOR AT RFD BAR -- ALL NITE!

Are you still looking for a Valentine or that Special Someone (Ack!!) or that Special Belgian Beer? Then this is your chance! Mix and mingle with the coolest people and beers in Washington!

 

R.F.D. Washington, 810 7th St. NW,

Washington, DC 20001, tel 202-289-2030

HAPPY HOUR PRICES ALL NITE!: $3 Yuengling, $3 Miller

Lite drafts, $3.50 Beer du Jour

 

Buy tickets in advance at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

Pick up at WILL CALL at Goethe-Institut anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

 

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PROGRAMS

details at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

 

Shorts Program: 7PM

1) TAKE IT BACK/Dir: Viko Nikci/Ireland/2004/10 min

The story of an ordinary man whose entire world

changes in the blink of an eye.

--Audience Award, Brooklyn International Film Festival

2004

 

2) CLIMACTIC DEATH OF DARK NINJA/Dir: Peter Craig/USA/

2004/12 min

A frazzled auteur struggles to keep his lead actor, avoid heat stroke, and weather creative differences all while attempting to shoot his movie's climactic final scene.

--Grand Jury Prize - Best Short, Indianapolis International Film Festival 2004

 

3) THE CRUSADER/Dirs: Florian & Sebastian

Henckel/Germany/ 2002/15 min

A crusader returns to the homeland, wounded and shaken in his faith. When he meets a mysterious woman, he realizes again what is worth fighting for.

--Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival 2003

 

4) APPLE JACK/Dir: Mark Whiting/USA/2003/16 min

On the eve of Halloween, 1938, CBS radio reported UFO's in the skies over the United States. That same night, two notorious criminals escaped the maximum security prison at Macatawa...They were never seen again.

--Best Film, Los Angeles International Short Film Festival 2003

 

5) NATURAL SELECTION/Dir: Scott Leberecht/USA/2003/17m

In the future city of Los Angeles 2097, outlaw genetic engineering has transformed the streets into a battleground between those who protect nature & those who exploit it.

--Best Short Film, The Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival 2004

 

6) MY PARENTS/Dir: Neele Leana Vollmar/Germany/2003/18m

Marie has a problem. She has met the man of her dreams. But he desperately wants to get to know her parents, which wouldn't be so bad had Marie not told him her parents were still madly in love.

--Best Student Film, Aspen Film Festival 2004

 

Feature Film: 9PM

BEAT THE DRUM/Dir: David Hickson/South Africa/2003/114m

 

When his mother and father become victims of "the curse" which is destroying his remote African village, nine-year-old Musa, a Zulu boy, is determined to find his long-lost uncle and earn enough money to help his grandmother to buy a new cow. The boy embarks into a journey to the heart of AIDS-torn Africa. His only possessions are his wit, determination, and a small drum, a gift from his dying father.

 

--Best Feature, Best Director, Best Newcomer, Best Supporting Actor, Monaco International Film Festival 2004

 

--"Spectacular. Handsome, well-crafted family drama...naturalistic performance...affecting human

drama...first-rate." -- Dennis Harvey, Variety

 

Buy tickets in advance at: http://www.gfilmfest.com/

Pick up at WILL CALL at Goethe-Institut anytime after 6PM on Sat. 2/12.

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