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The Invisible War

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:15PM

Date & Time:

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 @ 7:15PM

Studio:

Cinedigm

Description:

Oscar and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick (THIS FILM IS NOT YET RATED, OUTRAGE, TWIST OF FAITH) delivers a hard-hitting, emotionally searing investigative documentary that breaks the story of the epidemic of rape going on within the United States military today.  Profoundly moving, the film follows the stories of six patriotic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously demanded justice. Unwilling to be silenced, these women go to

Q & A Panel:

Amy Ziering (Producer)

How to Survive a Plague

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @ 7:30PM

Studio:

IFC Films

Description:

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE is the story of two coalitions-ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group)-whose
activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Despite having no
scientific training, these self-made activists infiltrated the pharmaceutical industry and helped identify
promising new drugs, moving them from experimental trials to patients in record time.

Q & A Panel:

Director David France & Producer Howard Gertler

The Imposter

Thursday, December 13, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Thursday, December 13, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

A 13 year-old Texas boy vanishes without a trace, only to be found three years later in Spain
claiming to have survived a kidnapping and torture.  His family is ecstatic but things become far
stranger once he returns to Texas.  This documentary is about truth, lies and the lengths people will
go to for family. 

Q & A Panel:

Director Bart Layton

Flight

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:00PM

Date & Time:

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 @ 7:00PM

Studio:

Paramount

Description:

 

Q & A Panel:

Director Robert Zemeckis

Life of Pi (3D)

Monday, December 10, 2012 7:00PM

Date & Time:

Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 7:00PM

Studio:

Fox

Description:

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery.
While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor … a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Q & A Panel:

VFX Supervisor Bill Westenhofer & Sr. Animation Supervisor Erik-Jan De Boer

Anna Karenina

Thursday, December 6, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Thursday, December 6, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Studio:

Focus Features

Description:

Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing
affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

 

Q & A Panel:

Actress Keira Knightley

On the Road

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

 

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl,
Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey
indelibly.

Q & A Panel:

Director Walter Salles, Actor Garrett Hedlund & Actress Kristen Stewart

Celeste & Jesse Forever

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:00PM

Date & Time:

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 @ 8:00PM

Studio:

Sony Classics

Description:

Celeste (Rashida Jones) and Jesse (Andy Samberg) met in high school, married young and are growing apart.
As the reality of their separation sets in, Celeste slowly and painfully realizes she has been cavalier
about their relationship, and her decision, which once seemed mature and progressive, now seems impulsive
and selfish. But her timing with Jesse is less than fortuitous. While navigating the turbulent changes in
their lives and in their hearts, these two learn that in order to truly love someone, you may have to let
them go.

Q & A Panel:

Rashida Jones (Co-Writer, Actress) & Will McCormack (Co-Writer, Actor)

Silver Linings Playbook

Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

 

An intense, loving, emotional and funny family story from The Fighter director, David O. Russell. Bradley
Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence find themselves partners in a secret arrangement to rebuild their broken lives.
Robert De Niro yearns to get closer to his son (Cooper), as he tries to keep the family afloat with his
compulsive bookmaking. Jacki Weaver and Chris Tucker co-star.

Q & A Panel:

David O. Russell (Director)

Rise of the Guardians

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 8:00PM

Date & Time:

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 @ 8:00PM

Description:

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the
innocence of children all around the world.

Q & A Panel:

Director Peter Ramsey, Producers Christina Steinberg & Nancy Bernstein

FOLLOW ME: The Yoni Netanyahu Story

Monday, November 26, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Monday, November 26, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

FOLLOW ME: The Yoni Netanyahu Story is the intimate journey into a young hero’s
mind.  This acclaimed compelling film draws from Yoni’s own letters, revealing for
the first time the conflicted character of an iconic figure in modern Israeli
history.  Yoni’s intimate and moving words come from a place of deep-rooted
introspection, self-doubt, and heartfelt passions. Follow Me brings rare insight into the hig

Q & A Panel:

Co-Director Jonathan Gruber

Middle of Nowhere

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 8:00PM

Date & Time:

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 @ 8:00PM

Description:

As Ruby (Emayatzy Corinealdi) rides a bus through the inner city streets, she wills herself to push away
memories that crowd her.  Four years earlier, she was a vibrant medical student married to the love of
her life, Derek (Omari Hardwick). Now, she makes her way to the maximum security prison on the outskirts of
town. This is where her love now resides. Behind coiled razor wire and forty foot concrete walls.  As
the couple stares into the hallow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another
life, one marked by shame and separation. 

Q & A Panel:

Writer & Director Ava DuVernay, Actors David Oyelowo, Emayatzy Corinealdi & Lorraine Toussaint

Bernie

Monday, November 19, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Monday, November 19, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

 

Q & A Panel:

Jack Black

Rust & Bone

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:30PM

Date & Time:

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 6:30PM

Description:

Put in charge of his young son, Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts) leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali’s bond with Stephanie (Marion Cotillard), a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Q & A Panel:

Matthias Schoenaerts (plays “Ali”)

La Source

Thursday, November 8, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Thursday, November 8, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

Narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, Crash

Q & A Panel:

Main Character Josue Lajeunesse, Director Patrick Shen, Producer Jordan Wagner & Producer Brandon Vedder

Won’t Back Down

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:00PM

Date & Time:

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 7:00PM

Description:

 

WON’T BACK DOWN is a powerful story – inspired by true events – of parenthood, friendship, hope
and courage. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis portray determined mothers­ who will stop at nothing to
transform their children’s failing inner city school.  Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy and
a system mired in traditional thinking, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and
future of their children.

Q & A Panel:

Co-Writer and Director Daniel Barnz with Producer Mark Johnson

Beasts of The Southern Wild

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle
bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and
love.

Q & A Panel:

Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar, Ben Richardson, Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry

The Impossible

Monday, October 22, 2012 7:30PM

Date & Time:

Monday, October 22, 2012 @ 7:30PM

Description:

Based on a true story, THE IMPOSSIBLE is the unforgettable account of a family
caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our
time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage and simple
kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives. 

Q & A Panel:

Naomi Watts