Shorts Block #1
Sep
27
7:15 PM19:15

Shorts Block #1

Shorts Block #1

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Screenings:

Charlestowne Mall Cinema 18
3740 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174

Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:15 PM
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 1:15 PM


Films

Earthrise 30 mins
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts.

Three Pages 15 mins
An unassuming middle-aged accountant learns he has only weeks to live. Rather than tell everyone, Martin is determined to learn the three pages of a Bach adagio for piano he’d abandoned as a child. Subtitled.

Guaxama 14 mins
In Nara Normande's remarkable animation, ever-shifting grains of sand become the means to portray happier times on the beaches of the filmmaker's childhood and to pay tribute to a very special friendship. Subtitled.

Guns Found Here 11 mins
When there’s a gun crime in America, there’s only one place to go to trace the gun back to its owner: Martinsburg, West Virginia. That’s where the ATF’s National Tracing Center handles roughly 8,000 active traces per day — all while inside a government-mandated technology time-capsule that makes searching a database of gun owners impossible.

SEARED: The Journey of a Chef 8 mins
Beaten by a life of injustice and crime, a young man's plan to end it all turns into a life of renewed hope and a passionate career as a chef.

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Lost in Paris
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Lost in Paris

Lost in Paris

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, “Lost in Paris” stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond. When Fiona’s (Gordon) orderly life is disrupted by a letter of distress from her 88-year-old Aunt Martha (Emmanuelle Riva) who is living in Paris, Fiona hops on the first plane she can and arrives only to discover that Martha has disappeared. In an avalanche of spectacular disasters, she encounters Dom (Abel), the affable, but annoying tramp who just won’t leave her alone. “Lost in Paris” is a wondrously fun and hectic tale of peculiar people finding love while lost in the City of Lights.

Screenings

Charlestowne Mall Cinema 18
3740 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 7:00pm
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 5:15pm


About the Film

Rating: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Foreign
Run Time: 83 mins
Cast: Fiona Gordon, Dominque Abel, Emmanuelle Riva
Filmmaker:
Fiona Gordon, Dominque Abel
Language:
English, French

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Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Sep
27
6:45 PM18:45

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. It’s understood that because Hammarskjöld was, at the time, advocating for Congo’s independence (against the wishes of European mining companies and other powerful entities), the “crash” was an assassination. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist and provocateur Mads Brügger leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to unearth the truth. Scores of false starts, dead ends, and elusive interviews later, they begin to sniff out something more monumental than anything they’d initially imagined.

Screenings

Charlestowne Mall Cinema 18
3740 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 6:45pm
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:45pm


About the Film

Rating: R (for adult themes & language)
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 124 mins
Cast: Mads Brügger
Filmmaker:
Mads Brügger
Language:
English

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Jay Myself
Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Jay Myself

Jay Myself

Acclaimed photographer Jay Maisel bought a six-story, 72-room building on the Bowery in 1966. Ever since, the site has served as his home, studio and repository for a breathtaking collection of items that inspires his photographic work. But now it must be emptied out following its sale in the largest private real estate deal in NYC history. As Maisel prepares for this monumental move, a true end of an era, he reflects on his life and work for the camera of his mentee, photographer and filmmaker Stephen Wilkes.

Screenings

Charlestowne Mall Cinema 18
3740 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 4:00pm
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 5:00pm


About the Film

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 79 mins
Cast: Jay Maisel
Filmmaker:
Stephen Wilkes
Language:
English

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Mike Wallace Is Here
Sep
27
1:45 PM13:45

Mike Wallace Is Here

Mike Wallace Is Here

Deemed the “enemy of the people” by our current president, journalism in America is on the chopping block. Lies, fake news, propaganda, and verbal subterfuge threaten to cripple our First Amendment. This fascinating exposé of 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace turns his hard-hitting, no-holds-barred journalistic style loose on Wallace himself, who is considered by many to be the inventor of the form. Mike Wallace unflinchingly interrogated the biggest figures of the 20th century. During 50 years on the air, his aggressive reporting style and showmanship redefined what America has come to expect from broadcasters.

Screenings:

Charlestowne Mall Cinema 18
3740 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174

Friday, Sept. 27 at 1:45 PM
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:15 PM
Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1:15 PM


About the Film

Rating: PG-13
Genre:
Documentary
Run Time:
91 mins
Cast: Mike Wallace
Filmmaker:
Avi Belkin
Language:
English

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