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SAN ZIMEI - THREE SISTERS
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SAN ZIMEI – THREE SISTERS

san-zi-meiThree sisters live alone in a small village family house in the high mountains of the Yunnan region.

BING WANG – SAN ZIMEI (THREE SISTERS)
France, Hong Kong – China, 150′
(documentary)

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JINGANG JING - DIAMOND SUTRA
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JINGANG JING – DIAMOND SUTRA

jinggang-jingXiao Kang in a monk’s red robe – / my third slow walking film. / He walks past an electric rice cooker, / as slowly as ever. /

TSAI MING-LIANG – JINGANG JING (DIAMOND SUTRA) [SHORT FILM – CLOSING SCREENING]
Chinese Taipei, 20′
Lee Kang-sheng

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GAOSU TAMEN, WO CHENG BAIHE QU LE - FLY WITH THE CRANE
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GAOSU TAMEN, WO CHENG BAIHE QU LE – FLY WITH THE CRANE

gaosu-tamen73 year old Lao Ma and Lao Cao were once famous carpenters in the village, they would partner with elders from the neighboring villages to make coffins.

GAOSU TAMEN, WO CHENG BAIHE QU LE (FLY WITH THE CRANE)
China, 99′ by RUIJUN LI
Ma Xingchun, Lao Ma

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THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST
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THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST

mira-nairStudent demonstrations are raging in Lahore, as young Pakistani professor Changez Khan and a journalist, Bobby Lincoln, share a cup of tea and conversation.

MIRA NAIR – THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST
India, Pakistan, USA, 128′
Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Martin Donovan

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SHOKUZAI (PENANCE)
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SHOKUZAI (PENANCE)

penanceFifteen years ago, tragedy struck a small town when a young elementary school girl Emili was abducted and killed by a stranger.

KIYOSHI KUROSAWA – SHOKUZAI (PENANCE)
Japan, 270′
Kyoko Koizumi, Yu Aoi, Eiko Koike, Sakura Ando, Chizuru Ikewaki

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tai-chi-o
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Tai Chi O

tai-chi-oAs an uncommonly gifted child, Yang Luchan had a fl eshy abnormality that holds tremendous power growing on his forehead.

STEPHEN FUNG – TAI CHI 0
China, 100′
Yuan Xiaochao, Angela baby, Eddie Peng, Tony Leung Ka-fai, William Feng, Shu Qi

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SINAPUPUNAN - THY WOMB
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SINAPUPUNAN – THY WOMB

SINAPUPUNANShaleha Sarail hails from a water-village in Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi. The province is a seaweed producing area in the southern most part of the Philippines down to the Malaysian and Indonesian archipelagos.

BRILLANTE MENDOZA – SINAPUPUNAN (THY WOMB)
Philippines, 100′
Nora Aunor, Bembol Rocco

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kitano-OUTRAGE BEYOND
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OUTRAGE BEYOND

kitano-vThe Sanno crime family has grown into a huge organization, expanding its power into politics and legitimate big business.

TAKESHI KITANO – OUTRAGE BEYOND
Japan, 110′
Tomokazu Miura, Ryo Kase, Fumiyo Kohinata, Toshiyuki Nishida

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