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AFI Fest 2008 October 30 – November 9, 2008

AFI FEST October 30 - November 9, 2008 AT THE ARCLIGHT CINEMAS AND OTHER HOLLYWOOD LOCATIONS! Order tickets by phone or online 1.866.AFI.FEST www.afifest.com

There are lots of movies dealing with music in the festival. Check this out. http://afifest2008.newamericanvision.com/music.html

 

AGILE, MOBILE, HOSTILE: A YEAR WITH ANDRE WILLIAMS

2008 USA 88 MIN

DIR: Tricia Todd, Eric Matthies

He's written and recorded numerous hits and worked with Berry Gordy, Ike Turner and Stevie Wonder, to name a few. But Andre Williams has also struggled with addiction, poverty and homelessness. This documentary follows as he embarks upon another comeback and faces up to years of reckless living.

Friday, November 7, 9:40 pm, Arclight 08

Sunday, November 9, 3:00 pm, Arclight 08

DIVIZIONZ

2008 Uganda 89 MIN

DIR: Yes that's us. (Donald Mugisha, James Tayler)

CAST: Kyagulanyi "Bobi Wine" Ssentamu, Bugembe "Buchaman" Mark, Catherine "Scarlet" Nakyanzi, Olem ‘Lot' Bonny, Katsigire Patrick Four young, aspiring musicians from four corners of Uganda join together to create a band, planning to take Kampala by storm. But all sorts of obstacles stand in their way. This DIY, guerrilla-style feature film showcases the explosive cinematic and musical energy pulsating in contemporary Africa.

Sunday, November 9, 12:00 pm, Mann 06

Friday, November 7, 7:00 pm, Mann 03


FINALLY, LILLIAN AND DAN

2008 USA 97 MIN

DIR: Mike Gibisser

CAST: Gretchen Akers, Jason Kean, Lucy Quinn, Timothy Blevins, Sarah Augusta, Mary DiCamillo, Ellen DiCamillo, Karen Uptegrove, Tim Howard, Casey Engels, and Susan Turman

This sweet, comic meditation on young love-its hope and exhilaration, its loneliness and naiveté-follows a woman who relies on her grandmother for support, and a man who finds himself bumbling through most human interactions. Can two odd fellows make romance happen, against long odds?

Friday, November 7, 1:00 pm, Mann 06

Wednesday, November 5, 9:40 pm, Mann 06


GOGOL BORDELLO NON-STOP

2008 USA 87 MIN

DIR: Margarita Jimeno

CAST: Eugene Hutz, Oren Kaplan, Sergey Ryabtsev, Jurij Lemeshev, Eliot Ferguson

Hailing from five countries, and led by the irrepressible Eugene Hütz, the members of a band that's exploded into an international sensation tell their stories and share their music. This doc elevates the concert film into a full-blown exploration of music, identity and global politics.

Saturday, November 1, 7:10 pm, Arclight 09

Wednesday, November 5, 12:30 pm, Arclight 13


HI MY NAME IS RYAN

2008 USA 78 MIN

DIR: Paul Eagleston, Stephen Rose

A milk-and-cookies connoisseur, photo booth artist, fake mustache aficionado, and punk rock performance artist; Ryan is not your typical scenester. In this entertaining, poignant doc, he discovers the therapeutic power of entertaining others as he embarks upon a preposterous number of music and art projects.

Thursday, November 6, 9:20 pm, Arclight 08

Saturday, November 8, 12:30 pm, Arclight 14

THE JUCHE IDEA

2008 USA 62 MIN

DIR: Jim Finn

CAST: Lee Jung Yoon, Daniela Kostova, Jim FinnA hybrid of Confucian ideas and authoritarian Stalinist pseudo-socialism, the Juche philosophy has guided North Korean culture and policy for 40 years. Underground legend Finn twists the philosophy into a playful, kitschy yet sharp-edged tale of a video artist whose works are fully informed by Juche.

Thursday, November 6, 9:40 pm, Mann 03

Saturday, November 8, 4:30 pm, Arclight 09

OF ALL THE THINGS

2008 USA 83 MIN

DIR: Jody Lambert

CAST: Dennis Lambert

In the 1970s, songwriter Dennis Lambert had four songs in the top 100 at once, a feat previously accomplished only by the Beatles. Now retired, and selling real estate, Lambert's discovery of an unlikely cult following-in the Philippines!!-lures him back on tour. This hilarious doc captures every note.

Sunday, November 2, 9:40 pm, Arclight 08

Tuesday, November 4, 12:00 pm, Arclight 08


THE SOLOIST

2008 USA 105 MIN

DIR: Joe Wright

CAST: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr, Catherine Keener, Rachael Harris

Wright follows up ATONEMENT with this star-studded, fact-based tale of Nathaniel Ayers, a hugely gifted violinist and cellist who, after schizophrenic episodes, drops out of Julliard and winds up on the streets of L.A. With the help of a journalist, he chases his dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Thursday, October 30, 7:00 pm, Arclight Cinerama Dome

UNTIL THE LIGHT TAKES

US2008 Norway 93 MIN

DIR: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell

Blurring the line between performance, art, activism and terror, a group of "black metal" musicians recorded albums, burned churches and even killed each other. This film examines the movement's birth and explosive growth, asking, "Is violence a viable artistic response to our destructive, consumption-mad culture?"

Wednesday, November 5, 3:00 pm, Mann 06

Friday, October 31, 7:45 pm, Arclight 13

 

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Screenings are at the ArcLight Hollywood and other Hollywood locations

ArcLight Hollywood address: 6360 Sunset Boulevard at Ivar

 

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