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  1. 1. MOUNT SHASTA RANCH BED AND BREAKFAST Bring the Past Alive & Experience Affordable Elegance COUNTRY CHARM in SPACIOUS SUITES, SOME with PRIVATE BATHS� European Style Carriage House � Large Dining Room with Recreation Room� Huge Living Room with Rock Fireplace � Vacation Cottage Available R E S TA U R A N T & BAR1008 W.A. Barr Rd., Mt. Shasta, On the road to Lake Siskiyou (530) 926-3870 www.stayinshasta.com Thursday 5-9pm Sunday 4-9pm Friday 5-10pm Monday 5-9pm Saturday 5-10pm Tuesday & Wednesday Closed For reservations, please call 530-926-4792 Full Service Realtor Handling All Your Real Estate Needs www.alpinere.com 501 S. Mt Shasta Blvd • Mount Shasta (530) 926-2646 Serving American & Italian dinners since 19451008 W.A. Barr Rd., (at Ream Ave.) Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 2 The 5th Mount Shasta International Film Festival
  2. 2. Dear Moviegoers Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestival OCTOBER 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 This year is the 5th Annual Mount editing, sound, writing, acting, directing, costume and make-up. Shasta International Film Festival. These diverse groups work together to create a meaningful story. Each year we have grown. We Film is a collaborative art process and when it works well it is a show better films, have more gem to behold. guests from out of town, and help different segments of our We take great pride in choosing the greatest movies we can community. Last year we gave find and inviting filmmakers to come to the Festival. What’s free tickets to Hospice workers, particularly satisfying is how often filmmakers tell us they golow income families and the elderly. This year free tickets will to festivals around the country and really love our festival. Theyalso be available for veterans and their families. We will give a tell us the mountain hospitality, the wonderful volunteers, thefree professional filmmaking seminar for high school and college programmed films and the relaxed beauty of Mount Shasta makestudents (as well as the community) and we always offer a free this a special experience for them.family film for everyone. We want to thank all the people who support our Film Festival andEach year we have a wonderful Gala opening night party. This year help us. Your love and energy help us more then we can express.the Gala party is Thursday October 9th at 7PM at the Community A special thank you goes to our Board of Directors; John Fryer,Center. We are expecting quite a few filmmakers to come to President, Dorian Aiello, Treasurer, Dawna Cozzalio, Vice PresidentMount Shasta, show their films, attend the Gala and offer Q & A’s and Jennifer Lancour, Director.with the audience. The Gala is fun, entertaining, filled with greatfood and wine. Most importantly it is a proud party that kicks Enjoy the films, the filmmakers, your friends and the Gala. Enjoyoff the three day Festival. The Gala rocks with enthusiasm and this jewel of a mountain town.spirit and acknowledges the many people who make this MountShasta International Film Festival possible. Please come join the Warm Regards,celebration.In order to choose the very best films for our Festival, I networkwith film directors and programmers around the country. Thereis a consensus that creating a film festival brings culture, money,insight and beauty into a community. Film is such a powerful Jeffrey Wintersart form because it allows us to feel, think, see other worlds, Founder/Directorponder mythological journeys and appreciate how people theworld over work to overcome odds for a better quality of life. Filmbrings together artists from different disciplines such as lighting, “Great film leads to critical thinking skills and empathy for people and cultures around the world. Great beauty such as Mount Shasta and the surrounding environment bring anappreciation for life. This Festival combines all the ingredients for enriching one’s life. Enjoy with an open heart.” October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 3
  3. 3. Ticket InformationTickets available now through October 9th at Village Books, 320 N. Ticket PricesMt.Shasta Blvd, Mount Shasta. These tickets will be cash and check only. • Movie Tickets $10 • Thursday Opening Gala Party admission $15.00 at the door.Credit Card & Will Call tickets available by phone at 1-800-926-4865 ext. • Family Film “The Queen of Trees” FREE204, 7 days a week from 9am to 5:30pm. Tickets ordered by phone will • Film Making Seminar at COS-Weed. FREEbe put in Will Call awaiting your pickup at Village Books until October9th, 3pm and then moved to our Mount Shasta Festival Box Office in There is a $5 discount for every 5 tickets purchased at one time.Coming Attractions Theatres starting Friday October 10th at 10:30am. (5 movies: $45.00, 10 movies: $90.00, 15 movies: $135) Donors and Sponsors eligible for free Festival tickets will receive instruc-During the Festival (October 10th,11th & 12th) tickets will be on sale tions advising them on how to receive the movie tickets of their choice.only at our Festival Box Offices (Cash or checks only). Opening Gala - Thursday October 9th at 7pm• Festival Box Office at Coming Attractions Theatres, Mount Shasta We are having our annual Gala Party at the Community Center, (in Theatre entrance) will sell tickets for all movies during the Festi- 629 Alder St., Mount Shasta ($15.00 at the door). Admission includes val, October 10th, 11th, 12th, 2008. delicious food and entertainment. We have filmmakers coming to ex- perience mountain hospitality and discuss their films. We want to ac-• Festival Box Office at College of the Siskiyous – Weed Ford Theater knowledge all those who help make the Mount Shasta International will sell tickets for only COS movies during the Festival, Sunday Film Festival a fantastic community event. Come celebrate with us! October 12th, 2008.For all Festival information please call 530-926-4537. Films sell out quickly soGeneral tourist information available at 1-800-926-4865. consider buying tickets early!• Will Call Policy: Tickets purchased by phone will be available for will call pickup at Coming Attractions Theatres in Mount Shasta during the Festival. Please note that will call tickets must be picked up no later than ten minutes after show time or they will go on sale for other audience members.• A respectful reminder: Will Call tickets will be held at Village Books in downtown Mount Shasta only through October 9th, 3pm.• Seating Policy: For ticket holders, seats will be held until 10 minutes into the show. Any seat vacant after 10 minutes will be made available for sale to other attendees.• Note: All shorts play with a documentary film. Please purchase one ticket for the documentary and come to both films. They are seated together.ScheduleFriday, October 10th Coming Attractions Theatre 2 Coming Attractions Theatre 3 Coming Attractions Theatre 6 College of the Siskiyous Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Ford Theater - Weed 102 Seats 150 Seats 51 Seats 400+ Seats11:00 Everest: A Climb11:30 for Peace 11:00 - 12:03 Before the Rains 11:15 - 12:53 Starting Out12:00 Q&A 12:05 - 12:50 in the Evening 11:30 - 1:2112:30 1:00 Validation 1:10 - 1:26 1:30 The Fall 1:15 - 3:12 2:00 A Man Named Pearl 1:27 - 2:45 2:30 Under the Same Moon 1:35 - 3:21 3:00 The Job 3:00 - 3:04 3:30 Semper Fi, One Tuya’s Marriage 3:30 - 5:01 4:00 Marine’s Journey 3:05 - 4:18 Irina Palm 3:40 - 5:23 4:30 5:00 Papiroflexia 4:35 - 4:38 5:30 Daughters of Wisdom 4:40 - 5:48 Amal 5:15 - 6:59 6:00 Being John Malkovich 5:40 - 7:32 6:30 Bling 6:15 - 6:21 7:00 The Big Question 6:22 - 7:25 7:30 The Diving Bell 8:00 The Singing and the Butterfly 7:15 - 9:07 8:30 Revolution 7:45 - 9:19 Neil Young: Heart of Gold 8:00 - 9:43 9:00 9:3010:0010:3011:004 The 5th Mount Shasta International Film Festival
  4. 4. Saturday, October 11th Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestival Coming Attractions Theatre 2 Coming Attractions Theatre 3 Coming Attractions Theatre 6 College of the Siskiyous Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Ford Theater - Weed 102 Seats 150 Seats 51 Seats 400+ Seats11:00 Oil + Water 11:00 - 11:3311:30 Tell No One 11:15 - 1:20 Saving Angelo 11:35 - 11:53 Before the Rains 11:30 - 1:0812:00 Q&A 11:55 - 12:2512:30 1:00 Water Flowing 1:30 Together 12:40 - 1:58 The Fall 1:40 - 3:37 Amal 1:30 - 3:14 2:00 2:30 Women of Tibet: 3:00 A Quiet Revolution 2:15 - 3:12 Q&A 3:15 - 3:45 3:30 Irina Palm 3:30 - 5:13 4:00 Children of Starting Out in 4:30 the Amazon 4:00 - 5:12 the Evening 4:10 - 6:01 5:00 Q&A 5:15 - 5:45 5:30 Under the 6:00 Same Moon 5:30 - 7:16 6:30 Riding Solo to the Strength and Honor 6:30 - 8:02 7:00 Top of the World 6:15 - 7:49 Q&A 8:05 - 8:35 7:30 Being John 8:00 Malkovich 7:30 - 9:22 8:30 Hear and Now 8:15 - 9:40 9:00 Tuya’s Marriage 8:50 - 10:21 9:3010:0010:3011:00Sunday, October 12th Coming Attractions Theatre 2 Coming Attractions Theatre 3 Coming Attractions Theatre 6 College of the Siskiyous Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Mount Shasta Ford Theater - Weed 102 Seats 150 Seats 51 Seats 400+ Seats11:00 Angels in the Dust 11:00 - 12:45 The Queen of Trees 11:00 - 11:5211:30 Strength and Amal 11:30 - 1:14 THIS IS A FREE FAMILY MOVIE12:00 Honor 11:15 - 12:4712:30 Children of All Ages 12:15 - 1:34 1:00 Validation 1:00 - 1:16 1:30 Tuya’s Marriage 1:15 - 2:46 A Man Named Pearl 1:18 - 2:36 Under the 2:00 Same Moon 1:30 - 3:16 Women of Tibet: 2:30 A Quiet Revolution 2:00 - 2:57 3:00 Dalai Lama 3:30 Tell No One 3:15 - 5:20 Bad Day, Good Day, Renaissance 3:00 - 4:21 The Diving Bell Bad Day 3:15 - 3:19 4:00 and the Butterfly 3:30 - 5:22 Semper Fi, One 4:30 Marine’s Journey 3:20 - 4:33 5:00 Everest: A Climb Santa Mesa 4:50 - 6:12 5:30 for Peace 4:45 - 5:48 6:00 The Unknown On Broadway 6:00 - 7:41 Woman 6:15 - 8:13 6:30 Milk Bum 6:30 - 6:38 Q&A 7:45 - 8:15 7:00 The Big Question 6:40 - 7:43 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:3010:00 Free FILM MAKING SEMINAR: 10AM - 2PM At COS Life Science Building #3. See page 21 for details.10:3011:00 October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 5
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  6. 6. A Man Named Pearl Angels in the Dust Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestivalDOCUMENTARIES USA 2006 • Documentary • 77 minutes USA 2007 • Documentary • 105 minutes Directed by Scott Galloway, Brent Pierson Directed by Louise Hogarth Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Sunday, October 12 1:27 pm - 2:45 pm 11:00 am - 12:45 pm Plays together with short film “Validation” G All Ages Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Sunday, October 12 1:18 pm - 2:36 pm Plays together with short film “Validation” G All Ages “A Man Named Pearl” tells the inspiring story of self-tought topiary “Angels in the Dust” is a story of hope and healing in the face of a artist Pearl Fryar. He purchases trees that won’t grow in the local staggering crisis. AIDS is leaving entire South African villages deci- nursery. Pearl begins cutting every bush and tree in his yard into un- mated and thousands of children orphaned, with no adults to raise usual abstract shapes. These live trees become beautiful pieces of them. This is an inspiring story about Marion Cloete, a university- art. He didn’t know it then, but he was creating a magical wonder- trained therapist who— with her husband and her daughters— land that would, in time, not only garner local recognition, but also fearlessly walked away from a privileged life in a wealthy Johan- draws thousands of visitors from the USA and around the world. He nesburg suburb to build Botshabelo, an extraordinary village and is a highly skilled artist who brings joy and beauty to his community. school that provides shelter, food, and education to more than 550 As Pearl’s minister says of the garden: “It’s the one place in South South African children. Carolina that people can go, both black and white, and feel love.” WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER AMNESTY INT’L SOUTH AFRICA SEATTLE INT’L FULL FRAME WINNER WINNER FILM FESTIVAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FILM FESTIVAL DOCUMENTARY FILM SEATTLE INT’L PALM SPRINGS INT’L FESTIVAL FESTIVAL SALEM HEARTLAND AUDIENCE CHOICE BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD AUDIENCE CHOICE BEST DOCUMENTARY OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION 2008 2008 2007 2007 2006 2006 2008 2008 The Big Question: A Film About Forgiveness Children of All Ages USA 2008 • Documentary • 63 minutes USA 2008 • Documentary • 79 minutes Directed by Vince DiPersio Directed by Scott Galloway, Brent Pierson Coming Attractions College of the Siskiyous, Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Weed - Ford Theater Friday, October 10 Sunday, October 12 6:22 pm - 7:25 pm 12:15 pm - 1:34 pm Sunday, October 12 G All Ages 6:40 pm - 7:43 pm Plays together with short film “Bling” A Adult Content Could you forgive? Should you forgive? This remarkable film explores “Children of All Ages” speaks to the heart, and to the ready-to-be- “The Big Question” through astonishing acts of forgiveness, courage amazed in all of us. This documentary covers Howard Tibbals’ mas- and will. The power of this film is that it doesn’t make this an ab- sive miniature circus backyard, with its thousands of hand-made stract question. Instead it explores people who have been really hurt figures. A variety of retired circus performers look at this incredible and how they found their way to forgive. Their stories offer depth, display and reflext on how it matches their own memories of life and a heartfelt lesson which is articulated by many of the world’s under the traveling big top tent. The memories quickly shift to beau- spiritual leaders; Desmond Tutu, Deepak Chopra, Sr. Helen Prejean, tiful shots of young, contemporary performers carrying on the tradi- Thich Nhat Hanh, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Hopi Elders. tion at the PAL Sailor Circus, taking the traditional Big Top show in WINNER new directions pioneered by Cirque du Soleil. Children of All Ages BRECKENRIDGE DC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL SEDONA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL MAUI FILM FESTIVAL is a delightful look back and toward the future of a unique art and FESTIVAL OF FILM BEST OF FEST OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION entertainment form. 2008 2008 2009 2009 MAINE INT’L SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION 2008 2008 October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 7
  7. 7. T�ea� Y��r��l� W��� Sustainability it’s in our nature. Protecting our resources now and for future generations requires a commitment to our communities.With our Blue SkySM renewable energy program, we’re working together with our customers to bring more sustainable, environmentally sound energy to the region. To enroll, please call toll free at 1-800-769-3717 or visit www.pacificpower.net/bluesky.8 The 5th Mount Shasta International Film Festival
  8. 8. Children of the Amazon Dalai Lama Renaissance Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestivalDOCUMENTARIES Brazil, USA 2008 • Documentary • 72 minutes USA 2007 • Documentary • 81 minutes Directed by Denise Zmekhol Directed by Khashyar Darvich Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Saturday, October 11 Sunday, October 12 4:00 pm - 5:12 pm 3:00 pm - 4:21 pm Q&A with the director G All Ages 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm G All Ages T Subtitles “Children of the Amazon” follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmek- At the cusp of the new Millennium, forty visionaries and innovative hol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search thinkers left the United States with high expectations of changing of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fif- the world. They set off for India to meet with His Holiness the Dalai teen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the Lama at his residence at the mystical foothills of the Himalayas. Ex- story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a pectations were very high for this five day series of discussions. Art- road was built straight through its heart. Zmekhol’s cinematic jour- ists, scholars, physicists, astronomers, business leaders, doctors and ney combines intimate interviews with her personal and poetic med- authors all longed to meet and speak directly with the Dalai Lama. itation on environmental devastation, resistance and renewal. All participants, including the Dalai Lama, held high hopes of affect- WINNER ing real positive change in the world on a profound level. What hap- ACCOLADE FILM MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL pened surprised them all. AWARDS BEST OF SHOW OFFICIAL SELECTION WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER 2008 2008 MONACO INT’L MOONDANCE INT’L HOUSTON INT’L SEDONA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL ] Director Denise Zmekhol will be offering a Q&A after the BEST DOC. FILM 2007 BEST DOC. FILM 2007 GOLD REMI AWARD 2008 AUDIENCE AWARD 2008 showing of the film. Daughters of Wisdom Everest: A Climb for Peace USA 2007 • Documentary • 68 minutes USA 2007 • Documentary • 63 minutes Directed by Bari Pearlman Directed by Lance Trumbull Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Friday, October 10 4:40 pm - 5:48 pm 11:00 am - 12:03 pm G All Ages Q&A with the director T Subtitles 12:05 pm - 12:50 pm Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Sunday, October 12 4:45 pm - 5:48 pm G All Ages On the Eastern Tibetan plateau north of the Himalayas, at an alti- Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E, and tude of 14,000 feet, Tibet’s Kala Rongo Monastery is home to nearly the United States, the film chronicles the spectacular journey of 9 300 nuns who study and practice full-time, creating new opportuni- ‘peace climbers’ from different faiths and cultures as they climb to the ties for themselves and for the community they serve. “Daughters of summit of the tallest mountain in the world. The focus is on a Pales- Wisdom” is an intimate portrait of these nuns, who are receiving un- tinian and two Israeli climbers. They come together and set aside their precedented educational and religious training, and preserving their differences to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation to attempt rich cultural heritage even as they slowly reshape it. Some shy, some to summit the world’s highest peak. Each knows that on Everest the outspoken, all committed to the often difficult life they have chosen. cooperation of your teammate is a matter of life and death. WINNER WINNER WINNER GRAZ INT’L VANCOUVER INT’L MILL VALLEY HOUSTON INT’L GLOBAL PEACE MOUNTAIN FILM BROOKLYN INT’L TRENTO FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD JURY PRIZE OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION GOLD AWARD OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION 2007 2007 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 ] Director Lance Trumbull will be offering a Q&A after the showing of the film. October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 9
  9. 9. Books • Magazines • Cards • Espresso Bar McCloud River Mercantile Co. Store & Hotel, est. 1897 Enjoy Vintage Americana & Luxurious Accommodations Call for film festival packages Y 320 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. • Mt. Shasta Z Mon-Sat 10am-9pm • Sunday 11am-5pm 530-926-1678 / 800-344-0436 241 Main Street • McCloud • California • 530.964.2602 www.villagebooks-mtshasta.com www.mccloudmercantile.com 207 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. Mt. Shasta CA 96067 (530) 926-2297 www.velvetelephant.com NEW LOCATION!!(north of The Gallery In The Black Bear Bldg. & across from Billy Goat’s Tavern) 10 The 5th Mount Shasta International Film Festival
  10. 10. Hear and Now Oil + WaterDOCUMENTARIES Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestival USA 2007 • Documentary • 85 minutes USA 2007 • Documentary • 33 minutes Directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky Directed by Seth Warren Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Saturday, October 11 Saturday, October 11 8:15 pm - 9:40 pm 11:00 am - 11:33 am G All Ages Plays together with short film “Saving Angelo” G All Ages At its core, “Hear And Now” is a love story about two people who “Oil + Water” tells the story of two world-class kayakers and found one another and grew together in a world of silence, their good friends who embark on the longest-ever petroleum-free bond strengthened by the challenges they faced and overcame as a road trip, traveling over 21,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina couple. Just before retirement they get cochlear implants - a break- in a retro-fitted Japanese fire truck named Baby. After con- through technology that could restore their ability to hear. Under- verting the truck’s regular diesel engine to run on any kind of taking the journey together, they cannot foresee the ultimate im- pact of this change on their relationship. As time passes, Paul and natural oil, Seth Warren and Tyler Bradt journeyed for over a Sally struggle with their newfound hearing and begin to wonder if year through 16 countries, an endless summer adventure of it’s better to live in their familiar silent world or face the frustrations paddling, driving, exploring and promoting alternative fuel of their new, sound-filled one. sources. It’s a fast-paced and fun film. WINNER WINNER BIG SKY WINNER WINNER WINNER VANCOUVER SUNDANCE FILM HEARTLAND FILM PORTLAND INT’L DOCUMENTARY TAOS MOUNTAIN JULES VERNE KENDAL MOUNTAIN INT’L FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL ADVENTURE FILM FEST FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD BEST DOCUMENTARY OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION BEST ENV. FILM BEST FILM SPECIAL JURY PRIZE OFFICIAL SELECTION 2007 2007 2007 2008 2007 2007 2007 2008 The Queen of Trees Riding Solo to the Top of the World USA 2005 • Documentary • 52 minutes India 2006 • Documentary • 94 minutes Directed by Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone Directed by Gaurav Jani College of the Siskiyous, Coming Attractions Weed - Ford Theater Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Sunday, October 12 Saturday, October 11 11:00 am - 11:52 pm 6:15 pm - 7:49 pm G All Ages This is a FREE T Subtitles family film donated by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival G All Ages In Africa, the giant fig tree and the tiny fig wasp differ in size a bil- “Riding Solo To The Top Of The World” is the unique experience of a lion times over, but neither could exist without the other. The fig tree lonesome traveler, who rides his motorcycle all the way from Mum- provides food for thousands of creatures, from elephants and giraffes, bai, India, to one of the remotest places in the World, the Changth- to forest hornbills, monkeys, insects, and fish. Each individual fig is ang Plateau, in Ladakh, bordering China. As a one-man film unit, he a infinitesimal microcosm of life in which the tiny fig wasp players astonishes you, filming the landscape he passes by and the people battle against predators and parasites to fulfill their mission, which is he interacts with, capturing moments of beauty, pain, love, hard- to pollinate a tree whose flowers bloom inside its fruit. This beautiful ship, self doubt and spiritual triumphs. “Riding Solo to the Top of film is made possible by the patience and skill of two filmmakers, who the World,” in essence, is a film about a journey that begins as an employ the magic of ultra-macro photography and high definition adventure and ends with the man, Gaurav Jani, seeking the person cameras to tell a wildlife story which has never been told before. within. WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER NOMINATED GRIERSON BRITISH TELLURIDE FILM TELLURIDE FILM KATHMANDU INT’L MUMBAI INT’L KERALA SIGNS CALGARY INT’L DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL PEABODY MOUNTAIN FILM FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GRAND PRIZE PUBLIC CHOICE AWARDS FESTIVAL BEST INT’L BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD AUDIENCE AWARD BEST DOCUMENTARY BEST DOCUMENTARY DOCUMENTARY 2007 2007 2007 2005 2006 2006 2006 2006 October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 11
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  12. 12. Semper Fi, One Marine’s Journey The Singing RevolutionDOCUMENTARIES Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestival USA 2007 • Documentary • 73 minutes Estonia, USA 2006 • Documentary • 94 minutes Directed by Vince DiPersio Directed by James Tusty, Maureen Castle Tusty Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Friday, October 10 3:05 pm - 4:18 pm 7:45 pm - 9:19 pm Plays together with short film “The Job” G All Ages College of the Siskiyous, T Subtitles Weed - Ford Theater Sunday, October 12 3:20 pm - 4:33 pm Plays together with short film “Bad Day, Good Day, Bad Day” A Adult Content L Language “Semper Fi” chronicles the fascinating life and experiences of a cou- Most people don’t think about singing when they think about revo- rageous guy named Jeff Key, an Alabama gay man who followed his lutions. But song was the weapon of choice when, between 1987 and dream to serve in the Marine Corps. “Semper Fi” is based on Key’s 1991, Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of Soviet occu- one-man stage show that traveled the country, telling the tale that pation. During those years, hundreds of thousands gathered in public was logged in his personal wartime journals. But the surprise is that to sing forbidden patriotic songs and to rally for independence. “The the documentary isn’t a stereotypical reflection of disillusionment young people, without any political party, and without any politicians, and despair. The film doesn’t take an angry stance towards the cur- just came together ... not only tens of thousands but hundreds of thou- rent war. Instead it emphasizes the deep feelings that are triggered sands ... to gather and to sing and to give this nation a new spirit,” re- when you fight for your country. This is an emotionally rich portrait marks Mart Laar, a Singing Revolution leader featured in the film and of a man and the people who care about him. the first post-Soviet Prime Minister of Estonia. WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER SEDONA RIVER’S EDGE BRECKENRIDGE FRAMELINE BOULDER INT’L FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL OF FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL MOST INSPIRATIONAL DIRECTORS AWARD JURY AWARD BEST OF FEST AUDIENCE AWARD FILM AWARD 2008 2007 2007 2007 2008 Water Flowing Together Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution USA 2007 • Documentary • 77 minutes USA 2007 • Documentary • 57 minutes Directed by Gwendolen Cates Directed by Rosemary Rawcliffe Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Saturday, October 11 Saturday, October 11 12:40 pm - 1:58 pm 2:15 pm - 3:12 pm G All Ages Q&A with the director 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm College of the Siskiyous, Weed - Ford Theater Sunday, October 12 2:00 pm - 2:57 pm G All Ages T Subtitles A moving, intimate portrait of an internationally renowned artist, In 1959, an estimated 15,000 unarmed Tibetan women took to the Jock Soto of the New York City Ballet, who is Navajo Indian, Puerto streets of Lhasa to oppose the violent Chinese occupation of their Rican, and openly gay. On the verge of retirement, one of modern country, and remained there until heavy shelling forced their surren- ballet’s most gifted and celebrated dancers is forced to contemplate der. The surviving exiled elders are the last generation of women left life after dance. Exploring identity, family, and transition, the film cli- to tell the story of the Tibet Women’s Uprising and transmit their cul- maxes with his emotional departure from ballet at age 40 in 2005. tural legacy. Having survived decades in prison and perilous escape As Soto reflects on his uncertain future, he also attempts to connect across the Himalayas, they have become the architects and builders of with his past, revisiting his Navajo roots and the cultural heritage to the new Tibet in exile. This is the second in a trilogy of films by direc- which he is at once detached and devoted. Soto’s story defies stereo- tor Rosemary Rawcliffe. Last year we showed “The Great Mother.” types in the same way that his dancing transcends the expected. WINNER TELLY ASIAN AMERICAN MILL VALLEY AWARDS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER SILVER & BRONZE OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION SEDONA DANCE ON IMAGINENATIVE OUTFEST FUSION 2008 2008 2007 FILM FESTIVAL CAMERA FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD JURY PRIZE BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD 2007 2007 2007 2007 ] Director Rosemary Rawcliffe will be offering a Q&A after the showing of the film. October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 13
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  14. 14. Amal Before the Rains Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestivalFEATURE FILMS Canada 2007 • Feature Film • 104 minutes India 2007 • Feature Film • 98 minutes Directed by Richie Mehta Directed by Santosh Sivan Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 3, Mount Shasta Theatre 2, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Friday, October 10 5:15 pm - 6:59 pm 11:15 am - 12:53 pm Coming Attractions Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Coming Attractions Saturday, October 11 Theatre 6, Mount Shasta 1:30 pm - 3:14 pm Saturday, October 11 Coming Attractions 11:30 am - 1:08 pm Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Sunday, October 12 A Adult Content L Language 11:30 am - 1:14 pm V Violence T Subtitles S Sexual Situations G All Ages T Subtitles Amal, a multi-layered portrait of contemporary India, follows an Forbidden romance, empire, and culture clash all lie at the heart of auto-rickshaw driver in New Delhi. One day he drives an eccentric this drama. In 1930’s India, Britain’s reign is beginning to lose its hold billionaire who, disguised as a vagabond, is searching the streets for on the region. In the midst of this turmoil, a British man embarks on the last morsel of humanity and someone to will his fortune to. After an affair with an Indian woman, while one of the men in the village their fateful meeting, both of their lives are changed forever. Filmed tries to quell his inner struggle. Loyalties are tested and destinies de- on location in New Delhi, India, this modern-day fable questions the cided as two worlds collide in this powerful and unforgettable drama. meaning of wealth, and ultimately reveals that sometimes the poor- This is a lush and beautiful film. est of men can be the richest. WINNER WINNER HOUSTON HOUSTON TORONTO INT’L TRIBECA FILM WINNER WINNER WORLDFEST WORLDFEST FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL SF INT’L ASIAN BOLLYWOOD AND TORONTO INT’L AMERICAN FILM BEST PICTURE BEST MUSIC OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION BEYOND GERMANY FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL 2007 2007 2007 2008 BEST FEATURE OFFICIAL SELECTION JURY AWARD 2008 2008 2007 Being John Malkovich The Diving Bell and the Butterfly USA 1999 • Feature Film • 112 minutes France 2007 • Feature Film • 112 minutes Directed by Spike Jonze Directed by Julian Schnabel Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Theatre 3, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Friday, October 10 5:40 pm - 7:32 pm 7:15 pm - 9:07 pm Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Saturday, October 11 Sunday, October 12 7:30 pm - 9:22 pm 3:30 pm - 5:22 pm A Adult Content A Adult Content S Sexual Situations T Subtitles L Language A man takes a new job on the 7th-and-a-half floor of an office build- The film tells the remarkable tale of Jean-Dominique Bauby, the ing and stumbles upon a membranous room that leads inside the world-renowned editor of French ELLE magazine, who suffered head of stage and screen actor John Malkovich. There he can see a stroke and was paralyzed by the inexplicable “locked in” syn- life through Malkovich’s eyes before being systematically ejected drome at the age of 43. Bauby’s only way of communicating with from the room and onto the New Jersey turnpike. The man then the outside world was by blinking with one eye, and after several rents out Malkovich’s head to others, eventually letting his wife dedicated helpers guided him to speak through this seemingly ir- inside where she falls in love with another woman who, in turn, relevant gesture, he began to produce the words that would form thinks she has fallen in love with John Malkovich. This is a great, his memoir. Along the way, as he swam in and out of conscious- absurd and funny film. ness, memories from his past swelled into the present, resulting in NOMINATED NOMINATED NOMINATED WINNER a cinematic experience that is at once heartbreaking and hopeful. ACADEMY ACADEMY CÉSAR AWARDS, DEAUVILLE NOMINATED WINNER NOMINATED WINNER AWARDS AWARDS FRANCE FILM FESTIVAL BEST DIRECTOR BEST WRITING BEST FOREIGN FILM CRITICS AWARD ACADEMY CANNES FILM CANNES FILM CÉSAR AWARDS, 2000 2000 2000 1999 AWARDS FESTIVAL FESTIVAL FRANCE CINEMATOGRAPHY BEST DIRECTOR GOLDEN PALM BEST ACTOR 2008 2007 2007 2008 October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 15
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  16. 16. The Fall Irina Palm Mount Shasta internationalfilmfestivalFEATURE FILMS India, UK, USA 2006 • Feature Film • 117 minutes Belgium, Luxembourg, UK, Germany, France 2007 Directed by Tarsem Singh Directed by Sam Garbarski • Feature Film • 103 minutes Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 3, Mount Shasta Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Friday, October 10 1:15 pm - 3:12 pm 3:40 pm - 5:23 pm Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 3, Mount Shasta Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Saturday, October 11 Saturday, October 11 1:40 pm - 3:37 pm 3:30 pm - 5:13 pm A Adult Content A Adult Content L Language V Violence S Sexual Situations Roy Walker, an early 20th century Hollywood stuntman, lands in Widowed Maggie (Marianne Faithfull) has sold her home in her the hospital after performing a dangerous stunt to impress his girl- small English village to pay for extra medical care for her 10-year- friend. Distraught and suicidal after losing her, the bedridden Roy old grandson Olly, who’s dying of an unspecified disease. Her son befriends a fellow patient, a young girl named Alexandria. He en- and daughter-in-law desperately want to fly Olly to Australia for a chants her with vivid, fantastical tales about five heroes — an In- last-chance medical procedure but can’t afford it. While wandering dian, an ex-slave named Ota Benga, an Italian explosives expert, a through Soho, one of London’s preeminent red-light districts, Mag- masked bandit, and Charles Darwin — who unite to fight a common gie enters a strip bar to ask about a job advertised in their window enemy, Governor Odious. As the line between fact and fantasy blurs, for a “hostess,” thinking it would involve cleaning up and making real-life people begin to populate Roy’s fictitious stories. Shot on lo- tea. This is a fascinating portrait of what a grandmother will do to cation in 18 countries around the world, “The Fall” is a sumptuous help save her family. This drama contains many funny scenes. mythological adventure. WINNER NOMINATED NOMINATED WINNER WINNER WINNER BERLIN INT’L EUROPEAN FILM EUROPEAN FILM DAVID DI BERLIN INT’L CATALONIAN INT’L SEATTLE INT’L TORONTO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS AWARDS DONATELLO AWARDS FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL READER JURY GOLDEN BEAR BEST ACTRESS BEST FILM SPECIAL MENTION BEST FILM OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION 2007 2007 2007 2008 2007 2007 2008 2008 Neil Young: Heart of Gold On Broadway USA 2006 • Feature Film • 103 minutes USA 2007 • Feature Film • 101 minutes Directed by Jonathan Demme Directed by Dave McLaughlin Coming Attractions Coming Attractions Theatre 6, Mount Shasta Theatre 3, Mount Shasta Friday, October 10 Sunday, October 12 8:00 pm - 9:43 pm 6:00 pm - 7:41 pm G All Ages Q&A with producer/ actor Lance Greene 7:45 pm - 8:15 pm G All Ages “Heart of Gold” is an intimate musical portrait of legendary singer/ “On Broadway” tells the story of Jack O’Toole, a 30-something Boston songwriter Neil Young, filmed on the occasion of the world premiere everyman, who writes a play about his dead uncle as a way to reconnect of Young’s Prairie Wind concert at Nashville’s hallowed Ryman au- with his hard-nosed dad. With no money and just his gut to guide him, ditorium. Young’s music provides an emotionally rich view into this Jack quits his job as a carpenter so that he can mount a production of unique artist’s relationship to family, friends, mortality and the pas- his play on the only stage he can afford: in the back room of his neigh- sage of time. Young is accompanied on stage by many long time mu- borhood pub, on a little street called Broadway. In this Irish-American sical companions, including country star Emmylou Harris, Neil’s wife neighborhood Jack calls on his girlfriend, his friends, his priest and the Pegi Young, and band leader/steel guitarist Ben Keith. community to help make his dream of a theatre piece come true. WINNER WINNER NOMINATED INDEPENDENT NOMINATED WINNER NEW HAMPSHIRE WOODS HOLE HOBOKEN FILM FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE FILM CRITICS NATFILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FESTIVAL OF BOSTON SOCIETY AWARDS DENMARK GRAND JURY PRIZE BEST FEATURE GRAND JURY PRIZE OFFICIAL SELECTION BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 ] Producer/Actor Lance Greene will be offering a Q&A after the showing of the film. October 10th, 11th & 12th, 2008 • www.shastafilmfest.com 17
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