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January 2013

HELENO (Brazil)

January 19, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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HELENO

Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil’s greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas, starring  Rodrigo Santoro, one of Brazil’s most talented and famous actors.  Santoro was Raul Castro, in Steve Soderbergh’s CHE, was also in LION’S DEN by Pablo Trapero and starred in NOT BY CHANCE (DFS 7/18/2009).  He was in other major films such as, “I Love You Phillip Morris” with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, ‘300’ as Xerces,  Fox…

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February 2013

SPUD (South Africa)

February 2, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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U.S. Premiere – One Time Screening It’s South Africa 1990.  Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it’s Spud Milton’s first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.  Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home.  Along the way Spud takes his first tentative steps along the path to manhood.  (The path it seems could be a rather long road).  He is cursed with parents from well…

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SHUN LI & THE POET (Italy)

February 16, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Shun Li, a young Chinese immigrant, leaves her job in a textile factory near Rome for a small town along the Venetian lagoon.  She’s driven by one burning desire – to somehow get her papers and bring her young son from China to join her.  The tavern where she works has always been the traditional meeting place of the local fishermen, and for years the handsome old Slav fisherman “The Poet” Bepi, an immigrant…

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March 2013

PRIMA PRIMAVERA (Hungary)

March 9, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Gábor, a middle-aged, simple-minded man, finds his life is suddenly thrown into chaos when his caregiver mother is shot in a bizarre bank robbery that he witnesses.  He forms an unlikely alliance with Joli, a no-nonsense Ukrainian girl from the underworld and they embark on a journey of escape to a sanctuary he remembers from his childhood. Director:  János Edelényi Writers:  János Edelényi, Endre Hules Runtime:  90 min Genres:  Drama | Romance Distributor:…

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PARIS-MANHATTAN (France)

March 23, 2013 @ 9:00 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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PARIS-MANHATTAN

Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Alice is an offbeat pharmacist surrounded by a nice but dysfunctional family.  She’s still single to the great consternation of her parents.  She actually met the perfect man 20 years ago… but he married her sister!  Since then, no one has lived up to her expectations.  She takes refuge in Woody Allen movies.  In her day dreams, she has long talks with Allen, asking him about everything from love to work.  According to…

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April 2013

OUT IN THE DARK (Israel)

April 13, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - One Time Screening Special Guest – Writer/Director Michael Mayer Two young men, a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer, played by Nicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni, meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.  Rarely has the emotional, human toll of the Israel-Palestine conflict been explored in such immediate, affecting and sensual detail. Director:  Michael Mayer Writers:  Michael Mayer, Yael Shafrir Runtime:  96 min. Genre:  Drama | Romance…

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May 2013

COMING OF AGE / ANFANG 80 (Austria)

May 4, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening A touching film about a unique couple in a society that ignores the elderly.  A love story about Rosa & Bruno, people in their 80s, who had considered themselves cut off from life until they suddenly experience what it’s like to live and love again.  Against all odds, they prove that it’s never too late for new love and they enjoy the freedom that love brings.  Does happiness have an expiration date?  Or are…

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SPINNING PLATES (USA)

May 11, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Special Guest:  Joseph Levy – Director / Writer / Producer / Editor SPINNING PLATES is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are.  A cutting-edge restaurant named the seventh-best in the world whose chef must battle a life-threatening obstacle to pursue his passion.  A 150-year-old family restaurant still standing only because of the unbreakable bond with its community.  A fledgling Mexican restaurant whose owners are risking everything just to survive and…

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June 2013

CLARA (Germany)

June 1, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere – One Time Screening Clara Schumann” wears the mantle of a period love story with attractive distinction — touted as the tale of the feverish ménage-a-trois between 19th-century composers Clara, her husband, Robert Schumann and his protege Johannes Brahms.  The film, as one might expect, contains some extraordinary musical moments.  Clara’s sexist encounters and feminist issues well-illustrate the oppression faced by 19th century women, even by those of immense talent, beauty, and renown. Writers:  Nicole-Lise Bernheim, Helma Sanders-Brahms…

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GREENWICH VILLAGE: MUSIC THAT DEFINED A GENERATION (Canada)

June 15, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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West Coast Premiere – One Time Screening Explore the music scene in Greenwich Village in the 60′s and early 70′s.  A film about a new generation of singers and songwriters, including Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Don McLean, Carly Simon and others who helped develop political folk music, which tackled issues including civil liberties and the war in Vietnam.  Through poignant interviews, rare archival footage and new live performances GREENWICH VILLAGE tells a story about community, courage and most importantly,…

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July 2013

EL CUERPO / THE BODY (Spain)

July 13, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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West Coast Premiere – One Time Screening A night watchman is accidentally killed while fleeing from the morgue where he worked.  When the police arrive to take stock, they discover that the corpse of a young woman has mysteriously disappeared from the morgue without leaving any trace.  Inspector Jaime Pena (José Coronado) investigates the strange event with the help of Álex Ulloa (Hugo Silva), the widower of the missing woman.  Opens in Miami and San Diego on July 12. Writers:  Oriol…

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August 2013

ZAYTOUN (Feature – Israel, UK) & LUCY (Short)

August 3, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - Sneak Preview ZAYTOUN Showing with short "LUCY" -  Guest, Libby Blood, Director/Writer In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp.  Among the captors is ten-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, refusing to replant it until they return to their ancestral land. Despite his deep-rooted hatred for Yoni, Fahed realizes…

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CHASING BEAUTY (USA)

August 17, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - One Time Screening Special Guests - Director, Brent Huff & Model, Hoyt Richards CHASING BEAUTY provides a rare glimpse into the intriguing and complex world of modeling.  Behind the glossy covers of Vogue and Glamour lie the rarely talked about, uncensored stories of what models endure and sacrifice to become a top model.  CHASING BEAUTY examines body image and the psychological effects of the beauty business on young women and men. The film examines what it takes to…

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September 2013

A PERFECT LIFE / LA VITA FACILE (Italy)

September 7, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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West Coast Premiere - One Time Screening Luca Manzi, an Italian doctor who has abandoned life in Rome to work in a ramshackle hospital in rural Kenya, is surprised to hear that his life-long friend Mario Tirelli is coming to Kenya and assist him with the hospital. Mario enjoys the trappings of wealth and success that life as a well-known surgeon have brought him and, from the moment of his arrival, it’s plain that his materialistic, impatient ethos will not serve…

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FREE FALL (Germany)

September 21, 2013 @ 9:00 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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On a weekend police-training course, Marc meets fellow officer, Kay, and begins to develop feelings for him. Kay is spontaneous and a little illicit, which is not Marc's day-to- day life. Back at home though, Marc thinks nothing of it-until Kay is transferred to his unit. Torn between his love for his pregnant girlfriend Bettina and the rush of a completely new experience, his life spins increasingly out of control. As they deepen their affair, Marc becomes tangled in a…

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October 2013

MATTERHORN (The Netherlands)

October 19, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - One Time Screening Devout Calvinist widower Fred leads a respectable, utterly boring life.  Suddenly Theo arrives, a mentally impaired adult, mental age about five.  Fred starts enjoying 'fathering' again, becomes protective and even defends him against bully urchins and the pretentious bigot sexton.  When Theo asks to 'wed' Fred, both grumpy men's darkest secrets and regrets have to be dealt with.  …. Summary written by KGF Vissers Country:  The Netherlands Run Time:  87 min Distributor:  Artsploitation Films…

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November 2013

WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER (UK)

November 2, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - One Time Screening Like most inquisitive boys, 12 year old Sam wants to know about UFO's, horror movies, ghosts and girls.  Sam also has Leukemia and although the adults in his life don't want him to dwell on it, Sam wants to know everything about his disease and death, a possibility he might face. Together with his best friend, Felix, he embarks on a "scientific investigation" with questions, observations, evidence, reflections, and lists of all the things…

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A PERFECT MAN (USA)

November 16, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere  - One Time Screening Set in Amsterdam, the film centers around James, a successful architect and troubled man who finds the answers to his questions about women in an over-the-phone relationship with Nina.  When the pair finally meet, James finds that Nina is not what he expected.   Writers: Larry Brand, Peter Elkoff Director: Kees Van Oostrum Runtime: 95 min. Genre: Drama Country: USA, Netherlands Language: English Distributor: IFC Films Rating: N/R Starring: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Liev Schreiber,…

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December 2013

BUDDIES / COLEGAS (Brazil)

December 7, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Coachella Valley Premiere - One Time Screening COLEGAS (BUDDIES) is a road movie that shows the simple things in life in a poetic light through the eyes of three young people with Down Syndrome, who love movies and work at the video library of the institution where they have always lived.  Inspired by the movie "Thelma & Louise", they decide to run away using the gardener's old car to have a freedom experience. They travel to uncommon places in search for…

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AFTERMATH (Poland)

December 21, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Inspired by true events.  Franek and Jozek Kalina, sons of a poor farmer, are brothers from a small village in central Poland. Franek immigrated to the United States in the 80’s, and cut all ties with his family.  Only when Jozek’s wife arrives in the US, without explanation, does Franek finally return to his homeland. Franek discovers that Jozek has been ostracized from the community, and constantly receives various threats. As Franek and Jozek struggle to rebuild their relationship, they…

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