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2017 Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival
The Sacramento Asian Pacific Cultural Village presents the 2017 Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival at the Guild Theater on May 26-27, with a special encore presentation of Films of Remembrance at the California Museum, May 28th. This year’s theme is “Resist!,” featuring film and video projects that explore the Asian Pacific Islander immigrant, refugee and indigenous experience in America, and common struggles for justice and equality. Starting Friday evening, more than two dozen films will screen across three days and five separate showtimes, with a free film and panel discussion Saturday morning. Sunday’s expanded programming includes admission to the California Museum and coincides with the closing day of the exhibit “Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento’s Lost Japantown,” with films focusing on the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
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After Spring
The International Rescue Committee in Sacramento and Amnesty International will present a free screening of the award-winning documentary “After Spring” (2016). It follows the Syrian conflict, focusing on families and aid workers fighting to keep Zaatari, the second-largest refugee camp in the world, up and running. Opened in 2012, the camp holds 80,000 people, and is considered the fourth-largest city in Jordan. The Syrian conflict has continued for more than 5 years and displaced just over 10 million people.
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All the President's Men (1976)
Robert Redford (as Bob Woodward) and Dustin Hoffman (as Carl Bernstein) star as the Washington Post reporters who helped break the Watergate scandal and bring down a president. Alan Pakula directed the film, off a William Goldman screenplay based on Woodward and Bernsteon's book. Also starring were Jason Robards as their editor, Ben Bradlee, and Hal Holbrook as "Deep Throat."
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American Graffiti
George Lucas' first big box-office smash, from 1973, inspired by the drive-in restaurants and car-cruising culture of his native Modesto, CA, was a touchstone film. It kicked the nostalgia business into high gear, launched the career of Harrison Ford, and helped pave the way for two '50s/'60s-based hit sitcoms with actors from the film (Ron Howard in "Happy Days," Cindy Williams in "Happy Days" spinoff "Laverne & Shirley"). It also made legendary raspy-voiced border-radio DJ Wolfman Jack a household name (and voice). The cast also included a slew of actors who would become familiar names on film and/or TV: Richard Dreyfuss, Mackenzie Phillips, Candy Clark, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Bo Hopkins, Kay Lenz, Joe Spano, Debralee Scott ... and Suzanne Somers as the blonde in the T-Bird.
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Art Talk,Film,Social Media
Are You Really My Friend? The Movie
In 2011, photographer Tanja Alexia Hollander set out to differentiate the real from the virtual by photographing all 626 of her Facebook friends and exploring the meaning of friendship in the era of social media. Over the course of 5 years, she traveled around the country and around the world, meeting with and photographing her friends in their homes, discovering the ways in which friendship is defined. Along with the formal portraits she produced during her travels across the globe, Hollander shot more than 100,000 digital images and video files on a series of iPhones and “point and shoot” cameras, documenting her travels and experiences. Las Vegas filmmaker and 2016 Nevada Woman Filmmaker of the Year, Robin Greenspun convinced Hollander to allow her to direct and produce a film documenting the project and her experiences during her travels. Join Greenspun and Hollander for a showing of "Are You Really My Friend?", followed by a panel discussion exploring friendship, photography and social media.
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Mixing Leninist philosophy, mistaken identity, crazy characters, a kidnapping plot and a deep love of bowling, Joel and Ethan Coen unleashed upon an unsuspecting world the many glories of 'The Big Lebowski.' Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski, known as "The Dude," a laid-back, easygoing (and Eagles-hating) burnout who happens to have the same name as a millionaire (David Huddleston) whose wife (Tara Reid) owes a lot of dangerous people a whole bunch of money. A soiled rug (that really tied the room together) launches the Dude spiraling through the Los Angeles underworld – with White Russian firmly in hand. Along the way, you're sideswiped by a vast array of bizarre characters, including Vietnam veteran Walter Sobchak (John Goodman), their hapless pal Donny Kerabatsos (Steve Buscemi), and the hotshot purple-clad bowling rival known as The Jesus (John Turturro). The star-studded cast also includes Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara, Peter Stomare, Torsten Voges, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Jon Polito, David Thewlis, singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore and comedian Dom Irrera.
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Chasing Trane
"Chasing Trane" explores the power and reach of the music of John Coltrane. It reveals the passions, ideas, experiences and the forces that shaped the life of Coltrane and inspired his revolutionary sounds, all set against the social, political, cultural and spiritual landscape of the times. This documentary offers a fresh and unique approach to a music-anchored documentary.
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Coffee, Donuts and a Movie: Abbott & Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Bring a friend for a classic movie, fresh donuts and hot coffee or tea, plus a lucky winner gets to take home a new DVD of the movie. In “Abbott & Costello in Hollywood,” two barbers wind up becoming agents for a very talented but totally unknown singer, so they stage a fake murder to drum up publicity.
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David Lynch: The Art Life
"David Lynch: The Art Life" looks at Lynch’s art, music and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world and giving audiences a better understanding of the man and the artist. As he says, “I think every time you do something, like a painting or whatever, you go with ideas, and sometimes the past can conjure those ideas and color them. Even if they’re new ideas, the past colors them.” We’re invited in and given private views from Lynch’s compound and painting studio in the hills high above Hollywood, as he tells personal stories that unfold like scenes from his films. Strange characters come into focus only to fade again into the past, all leaving an indelible mark.
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Family/Child, Film
Family Movie Night
The Franklin Community Library will present a free movie and popcorn for all ages.
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