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Schedule is subject to change. Please check spokanefilmfestival.org and SpIFF venues for any changes that may occur to our events.

Adieu au Langage 3D (Goodbye to Language)

Director: Jean-Luc Godard / Switzerland/France / 2014 / 70 mins / In French and English with English Subtitles

As a stray dog wanders over the course of several seasons, a married woman and a single man meet, love, argue and fight.

Hosted by Nathan Weinbender, of "Movies 101" and the Spokesman Review

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
06:45 PM AMC - River Park Square $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Animation Showcase

Canada, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, USA / 95 mins

A collection of animated shorts from around the world, including two nominees and two short-listers for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short .

Some material may be unsuitable for children under 13.

Hosted by Pete Porter, Director of SpIFF and Chair of Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University (Feb 7 Only)

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
06:45 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Belle et Sebastian

Director: Nicolas Vanier / France / 2014 / 104 mins / In French and German with English Subtitles

Belle et Sebastian tells the World War II-era story of a boy and his dog who guide Jewish refugees to safety across the alps.

Hosted by Philippe Valle of North Idaho College

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Saturday, February 14, 2015
04:30 PM AMC - River Park Square $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Best of the Northwest

Canada, USA / 76 mins

Sponsored By STCU

A collection of outstanding shorts from the Pacific Northwest.

Some material may be unsuitable for children.

Filmmakers are scheduled to attend.
Hosted by Adam Boyd, Assistant Director of SpIFF and Visiting Professor of Film at Eastern Washington University

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Friday, February 06, 2015
05:30 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $5.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Charlie's Country

Director: Rolf de Heer / Australia / 2014 / 108 mins / With English subtitles

Australian Aborigine Charlie heads out on an old-ways walkabout that will lead to new life lessons.  Please note that Charlie's Country has English subtitles.  

Hosted by Vaughn Overlie, SpIFF Programmer

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Friday, February 13, 2015
08:00 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Come to My Voice

Director: Huseyin Karabey / Turkey/France/Germany / 2014 / 105 mins / In Turkish and Kurdish with English Subtitles

Two women, a curious girl and her life-weary but resistant grandmother, join forces to save the man they both love.

Hosted by Mary Pat Treuthart of Movies 101 and Gonzaga Law School

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
06:30 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Dryland

Director: Sue Arbuthnot, Richard Wilhelm / USA / 2014 / 61 mins / Documentary

Sponsored By STCU

Filmed over a decade and set in farmland of the Inland Northwest, Dryland documents an annual combine destruction derby while probing a threatened way of life. Screens with Queens of the Roleo in a Northwest Double Feature!

Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm are scheduled to attend.
Hosted by Jess Walter

Details  | No tickets available at this time.

Evaporating Borders

Director: Iva Radivojevic / USA/Cyprus / 2014 / 73 mins / Documentary / In Greek,English, and Arabic with English Subtitles

Sponsored By World Affairs Council of Spokane

Told through a series of vignettes portraying the lives political migrants on the island of Cyprus, "Evaporating Borders" explores global restrictive practices on migrating populations.

Hosted by Kristin Edquist, Director of International Affairs at Eastern Washington University

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Saturday, February 14, 2015
11:30 AM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Flore

Director: Jean-Albert Lièvre / France / 2014 / 92 mins / In French and English with English Subtitles

Flore, from writer/director Jean-Albert Lievre, is an autobiographical documentary about Lievre's relationship with his mother, dying from Alzheimer's.

Hosted by Frederic Dugenet, Lecturer in World Languages and Cultures at Whitworth University

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
11:30 AM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour / USA/Iran / 2014 / 99 mins / In Persian with English Subtitles

The residents of an Iranian town have no idea they are stalked by a vampire.

Preceded by

People in the Trees 

Directed by Jonah Vigil

Jonah Vigil, of People in the The Trees, is scheduled to attend.
Hosted by Adam Boyd, Assistant Director of SpIFF and Visiting Professor of Film at Eastern Washington University

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Friday, February 13, 2015
11:55 PM The Garland Theater $5.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

International Shorts

Canada, China, Spain, Portugal, UK, USA / 87 mins / With English Subtitles

A collection of creative and entertaining shorts from the around globe.  

Some material may be unsuitable for children.

Hosted by Adam Boyd, Assistant Director of SpIFF and Visiting Professor of Film at Eastern Washington University (Feb 8 only)

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $8.00
Monday, February 09, 2015
06:45 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter

USA / 2014 / 105 mins / In English and Japanese with English Subtitles

Convinced a lost treasure she saw in a film is real, a lonely Japanese woman travels to Minnesota's frozen tundra to find it.

Hosted by Chase Ogden, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University

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Monday, February 09, 2015
06:30 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Living is Easy (with eyes closed)

Director: David Trueba / Spain / 2014 / 108 mins / In Spanish with English Subtitles

Sponsored By STCU

In 1966, a high school teacher in Spain embarks on a road trip hoping to meet his idol, John Lennon.

Hosted by Dan Webster, Mary Pat Treuthart and Nathan Weinbender of "Movies 101"

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Thursday, February 05, 2015
07:00 PM AMC - River Park Square $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Meet the Filmmakers (Formerly Filmmaker Forum)

Meet the Filmmakers is your chance to join our visiting filmmakers for a panel discussion of their films, the process of making their films.

Hosted by Adam Boyd, SpIFF Programmer and Lecturer in Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $0.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter

Director: Greg Vander Veer / USA / 2014 / 84 mins

Sponsored By STCU

Miss Hill tells the inspiring and unknown story of Martha Hill, a visionary who fought against great odds to make dance a legitimate art form in America.

Hosted by Marianna di Lorenzo of Simply Dance Studio

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Friday, February 13, 2015
05:30 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Qué Caramba es la Vida

Director: Doris Dörrie / Germany/Mexico / 2014 / 88 mins / In Spanish with English Subtitles

Filmmaker Doris Dörrie explores the struggle of women to work in the macho world of Mariachi music. 

Hosted by Barbara Loste and Natalia Ruiz-Rubio of Modern Languages at Eastern Washington University

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
06:30 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Queens of the Roleo

Director: David Jones / USA / 2014 / 49 mins / Documentary

Sponsored By STCU

Four girls from a small Idaho town. Eleven log rolling World Championships in a 14-year period. One pond monkey. This is their story.

Preceded by

Dryland

Director: Sue Arbuthnot & Richard Wilhelm / USA / 2014 / 61 mins

Filmed over a decade and set in farmland of the Inland Northwest, Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm's film documents an annual combine destruction derby while probing a threatened way of life.

Sue Arbuthnot, Richard Wilhelm, Dave Jones and others are scheduled to attend.
Hosted by Jess Walter

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Friday, February 06, 2015
08:00 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Song from the Forest

Director: Michael Obert / Germany/USA/Central African Republic / 2014 / 98 mins / Documentary / With English Subtitles

Intrigued by a song that he heard on the radio, Louis Sarno traces it to the Bayaka Pygmies of the Central African rainforest. For the next 25 years, Sarno amassed more than a thousand hours of Bayaka music while raising a son. To fulfill a promise he made to the now-13-year-old boy, he travels from Africa to New York. Song from the Forest, underscored by a stirring musical score, explores Sarno's journey and the differences between one world and the next.  Please note that Song from the Forest has English subtitles.  

Hosted by Angela Schwendiman, Lecturer in Africana Education, at Eastern Washington University

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
06:30 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

The Last Season

Director: Sara Dosa / USA / 2014 / 78 mins / Documentary

In search of the matsutake mushroom, two former soldiers find something else in the woods: a new family & the means to heal the scarring wounds of war.

Hosted by Irv Broughton, SpIFF Programmer and Instructor of English at Spokane Falls Community College

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

The Lighter Side of Crime

Sweden, The Netherlands / In Swedish and Dutch with English Subtitles

The Lighter Side of Crime pairs Mousse and Eddy & Coby, two films that find the laughs in armed robbery, blackmail, and worse.

Recommended for mature audiences.

Hosted by Isaac Joslin, SpIFF Programmer

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
12:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $8.00
Saturday, February 14, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Director: Isao Takahata / Japan / 2014 / 137 mins / Animation / In Japanese with English subtitles

Sponsored By STCU

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate. 

The Tale of Princess Kaguya is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Hosted by Pete Porter, Director of SpIFF and Chair of Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University, and Isaac Joslin, SpIFF Programmer

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Sunday, February 08, 2015
04:00 PM AMC - River Park Square $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga

Director: Jessica Oreck / USA/Ukraine/Russia/Poland / 2014 / 73 mins / Documentary / In English, Russian and Polish with English Subtitles

Jessica Oreck's documentary treks into Eastern Europe's dark woods to probe the mysterious tie between humanity and nature.

Hosted by Wayne Kraft, Professor of Modern Languages at Eastern Washington University, and artist Ildikó Kalapács (Feb 7), Isaac Joslin, SpIFF Programmer (Feb 12)

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
12:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $8.00
Thursday, February 12, 2015
06:45 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

The Wound and the Gift

Director: Linda Hoaglund / France/USA/Japan / 2014 / 80 mins / Documentary / In English

Sponsored By Sister Cities Association of Spokane

Following an ancient fable about a wounded crane helped by peasants, The Wound and the Gift studies the relationship between animals and humans.

Linda Hoaglund is scheduled to attend.

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
11:30 AM The Magic Lantern (100) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Three Windows and a Hanging

Director: Isa Qosja / Kosovo/Serbia / 2014 / 94 mins / Drama / Albanian

In a traditional village where life is gradually being rebuilt, the schoolteacher Lushe is driven by her conscience to give an interview to an international journalist. During the interview, Lushe admits that she and three other women from the village were raped by Serbian soldiers. When the men from the village find out that it was Lushe who spoke to the journalist, they start a hate campaign against her and her little boy.

Hosted by Dan Webster of Movies 101, Spokane7.com and SpIFF Programmer

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Saturday, February 14, 2015
02:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Walking Under Water

Director: Eliza Kubarska / Poland/UK/Indonesia / 76 mins / Documentary / With English subtitles

Walking Under Water will take us under the waves to walk with the last compressor divers from the Badjao tribe in Mabul Island.  Please note that Walking Under Water has English subtitles.  

Hosted by Sayer Broughton, SpIFF Programmer

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
06:45 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $10.00
Saturday, February 14, 2015
12:00 PM The Magic Lantern (30) $8.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Where God Likes To Be

Director: Anna Hudak, Nicolas Hudak / Germany/USA / 2014 / 72 mins / Documentary

Documentarians Nico and Anna Hudak gives us a personal, cinematic and lyrical journey into the heart of Montana's Blackfeet Indian reservation.

Andrea Running Wolf, who appears in the film, is scheduled to attend.

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
04:30 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

Wildlike

Director: Frank Hall Green / USA / 2014 / 104 mins

Sponsored By STCU

On the run in the Alaska wild, a troubled but daring teenage girl, turns for helps to an unlikely father figure with scars of his own.

Frank Hall Green is scheduled to attend.
Hosted by Leonard Oakland of Whitworth University

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
07:00 PM The Bing Crosby Theater $10.00

* If no tickets are available online, limited quantities may be available at the door.

 
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