When: July 5, August 5 & September 13
Location: The Downs at Santa Fe
13th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival
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General Admission: $15
Students (w/ID): $10
Single tickets, ticket packages and a limited number of VIP All-Access passes on sale the website listed above or at 505/988-1234.
A four day celebration of the best in independent world cinema. Presenting over 60 screenings, panels, "Artists in Conversation", parties and networking events. Visit santafefilmfestival.com for program, schedule and event details.
Day 4 Films:
Birds in the Park Director: Thomas Meffert
Germany 2012 | 36 minutes | English
Director/Screenplay: Raúl Rúiz
Category: Drama | Chile/France 2012 | 107 minutes | Spanish and French with English subtitles
Chilean filmmaker, Raul Ruiz, returns to Chile in his final film, where an office worker heading into retirement, begins to relive both real and imagined memories from his life. Stories hide within stories and the thin line between imagination and reality steadily erodes, opening up a marvelous new world of personal remembrance and fantastic melodrama.
Director: Jamie Hook
Comedy/Drama | USA 2012 96 minutes English
Journeying to the mountains of western Maine for a high summer reunion that no one seems to know about, several members – and one would-be member – of a scattered family find beauty, truth and a buried treasure of no particular worth. Featuring Oscar nominee Karen Black.
Director: Jay Durrwatcher
Category: NM Narrative | USA 2012 | 93 minutes | English
This coming of age film with a political edge, reveals a candidate’s secret love affair with a boy back in his youth. Twenty years have passed, Chip, now Christopher, is pursuing a life in politics, but when his past resurfaces, his carefully constructed world threatens to crumble around him.
Director/Screenplay: Cate Shortland Screenplay: Robin Mukherjee
Category: Drama | Australia and Germany 2012 | 110 minutes | German with English subtitles
In this coming of age tale, 15-year-old Lore, daughter of an SS officer, must shepherd her younger brothers and sisters through divided post-war Germany, to the safety of a grandmother’s house outside of Hamburg. Resentful of her charges, wary of emotional attachment, Lore is a complicated – though sympathetic – heroine is the German-language film.