Category: 2010 Screenings

INHALE

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

INHALE is a riveting thriller about a father ready to go to any lengths to save the life of his daughter.  Dermot Mulroney (MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING) stars as Paul Stanton, a District …

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THE RED MACHINE showing w/short GANDHI AT THE BAT – filmmaker guests

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

Filmmaker guests:  Stephanie Argy, Alec Boehm, Cast & Crew

Each DFS member may bring one complimentary guest

 

Washington, DC, 1935: At the height of the Great Depression, Eddie Doyle (Donal Thoms-Cappello), an ace …

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CARANCHO

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* Argentina's 2011 Submission for Academy Awards Best Foreign Film *

Coachella Valley Premiere

 

Each DFS member may bring one complimentary guest

Thriller starring Sosa (Ricardo Darín, "The Secret in Their Eyes", "The Aura", "Nine Queens") as an ambulance-chasing personal injury …

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SHORTS SHOWCASE – Select the Winners

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Complimentary admission to all guests

Screening of short films from around the world, submitted to SHORTS SHOWCASE.  You and our audience will vote to select the winners.  Complimentary admission & coffee, so please bring your friends. 

Runtime:  Approx 90 minutes. 

Shorts Showcase

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DOS HERMANOS / BROTHER & SISTER

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WEST COAST PREMIERE

 One Time Screening

They are both alone. They need each other but, at the same time, they despise each other.  Siblings Marcos and Susana are unable to heal the old wounds festering within them.  Marcos's need to …

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ANITA

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Cochella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

Each DFS member may bring one complimentary guest.

Anita, a young woman with Down syndrome, lives with her devoted mother (the “Meryl Streep” of Argentina, Norma Aleandr) above the shop her late father …

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WAITING FOR SUPERMAN – Sneak Preview – 7:30 PM (Cinemas Palme d’Or)

WAITING_FOR_SUPERMAN_3     October 6, 2010 at 7:30 pm, Cinemas Palme d'Or  (Complimentary tickets in advance.  None will be for sale.)
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HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT’S INFERNO

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

 HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT’S INFERNO

A dazzling evocation of what may be one of the greatest films never made”

In 1964, famed director Henri-Georges Clouzo,  (Wages of Fear, Diabolique, etc.),  began work on …

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SASHA (note time change) 1:00 PM Screening

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

"Young Sasha Petrovic, studious and musically talented, is the beloved child of his Montenegro-born parents, who run a pub adjacent to their home in Cologne.  But he’s got a secret crush that’s about …

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CARMO, HIT THE ROAD

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

Marco is a lonely, handicapped, Spanish smuggler, driving through Brazil to sell out his cheap goods. When two bandits assault him and steal his load, he is miraculously saved by Carmo, a beautiful …

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HIDEAWAY/LE REFUGE w/short BETRAYED

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Coachella Valley Premiere

Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich and in love.  But drugs have invaded their lives.  One day, they overdose and Louis dies.  Mousse survives, but soon learns she's pregnant.  Feeling lost, Mousse runs away to a …

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FRENCH GIGILO

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

Judith is an attractive, level-headed woman in her fifties. She lives alone and regularly treats herself to the sexual services of young men. That's how she meets Patrick, whose kindness and simplicity win …

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UNDERTOW / CONTRACORRIENTE – special guest: Writer/Director, Javier Fuentes-León

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SPECIAL GUEST:  WRITER/DIRECTOR JAVIER FUENTES-LEON

 * Peru’s Official Submission – Best Foreign Film – Academy Awards 2011 *

Coachella Valley Premiere

With the measured patience of a seasoned filmmaker, writer/director Javier Fuentes Leon’s feature debut is a haunting tribute to the power

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HERE & THERE

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

 

As a down-and-out musician barely surviving in New York, Robert has lost his mojo. An unexpected trip to Serbia offers a fresh angle in this tale about loneliness, cross-cultural connections and the

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CHAMACO with guest Kirk Harris – Rogue Arts

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Chamaco is a timeless story told in the gritty world of boxing. Abner is trapped in the rough life of Mexico City. His escape? Boxing. Dr. Frank Irwin (Martin Sheen) and his son Jimmy (Kirk Harris), a pro boxer, come

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A YEAR AGO IN WINTER

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

A grieving woman commissions a painter to do a portrait of her children: her 22 year old daughter, and her 19 year-old son, who recently died in a tragic accident. Directed by Academy Award …

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MORTGAGE w/ STUDENT SHORTS

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ANGEL OF MINE w/short PLASTIC BAG

alt A psychological thriller that gives two of France's finest actresses’ roles to sink their teeth into.  Catherine Frot – opposite Sandrine Bonnaire – plays a woman who finds herself stalking another family once she catches a glimpse of their young…
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SAVIORS IN THE NIGHT w/short TOYLAND

alt “Saviors in the Night” is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland hid her, her husband and their little daughter from 1943 until 1945, thus saving…
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FLAME & CITRON

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

FLAME AND CITRON tells the true story of Danish resistance to Nazi occupation during WWII.  Flammen and Citronen were the code names for a legendary duo responsible for the deaths of countless Nazis …

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35 SHOTS OF RUM

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

The soul of the story is the loving father-daughter bond the two have formed in the absence of a wife and mother. They are happy as they are, yet Lionel at times gently …

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Sneak Preview – VALENTINES DAY

Sneak Preview to DFS MembersFebruary 10, 2010 @ 7:30 PM

Regal Rancho Mirage 1672-999 Dinah Shore DriveRancho Mirage, CA 92270

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NORA’S WILL w/short HELPLESS

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in addition to a test market screening of "HELPLESS" (10 mins) w/Special Guest, Brent Huff -View Trailer-

Coachella Valley Premiere

José finds out that Nora, the woman he'd been married to for 30 years and then divorced, has died.  The rabbi explains to …

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STILL WALKING

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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening

“Still Walking” observes a family reunion at the seaside home of a strait-laced retired doctor and his wife; events are seen through the eyes of their self-effacing grown-up son, Ryo, a recently unemployed …

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