7:30 PM
to 9:15 PM

I Love You, Man
134 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  The film centers on a man who, upon getting engaged, realizes he has no close male friends and must find someone to be the Best Man at his wedding.

10:00 PM
to 11:31 PM

ExTerminators
41 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  "Ex-terminators" is a black comedy centering on Alex (Graham), a lonely accountant whose one act of rage results in her being sentenced to court ordered therapy. There she meets Stella (Coolidge), the owner of a small extermination business who uses her car as a weapon; and Nikki (Heard), a dental technician with the face of an angel and the mind of a sociopath. Together these women will form their own 'silent revolution', wrecking havoc on the men of Texas.
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:29 PM

Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
26 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  In Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo, filmmaker Bradley Beesley visits and explores an oddball American phenomenon: that of the prison rodeo. He journeys with his cameras to Oklahoma State Prison - the only remaining U.S. prison rodeo that is actually located on penitentiary grounds - and watches, cameras rolling, as ill-prepared male and female convicts risk their lives for the promise of cash and a brief spotlight.

2:00 PM
to 3:40 PM

Beeswax
26 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Long SynopsisThe story revolves primarily around a pair of twin sisters--Jeannie, who has been paraplegic since youth and gets around in a wheelchair, and Lauren. Same face, different bodies. Something like a legal thriller for anyone who finds 'legal thriller' to be an oxymoron, Beeswax is also a story about families, real and imagined, people taking care of each other when they want to, when they need to, when they ought to.

5:00 PM
to 6:16 PM

Objectified
136 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Objectified is a feature-length independent documentary about industrial design. It's a look at the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. It's about the people who re-examine, re-evaluate and re-invent our manufactured environment on a daily basis. It's about personal expression, identity, consumerism, and sustainability. It's about our relationship to mass-produced objects and, by extension, the people who design them.
Through vérité footage and in-depth conversations, the film documents the creative processes of some of the world's most influential designers, and looks at how the things they make impact our lives. What can we learn about who we are, and who we want to be, from the objects with which we surround ourselves?

7:30 PM
to 9:07 PM

Moon
48 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Before returning to Earth after three years on the moon, things go horribly wrong for astronaut Sam Bell.

10:00 PM
to 11:12 PM

Alexander the Last
46 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  A sensual and intimate portrait of a young marriage from director Joe Swanberg and producer Noah Baumbach. Focusing on an artistic young couple, Swanberg illuminates the challenges of monogamy amidst myriad sexual and creative temptations. Starring Jess Weixler, Justin Rice, Barlow Jacobs, Josh Hamilton and Jane Adams.
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:30 PM

Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love
17 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  A vibrant, soulful and in-depth look at one of the world s most popular and inspiring musicians, Senegalese hero Youssou Ndour, YOUSSOU NDOUR: I BRING WHAT I LOVE was shot over two years and across three continents. Following the Grammy-winning African icon as he releases his most ambitious album, EGYPT, a best-selling record in which, for the first time, Ndour sings about Islam. Upon release in Senegal, the album was considered blasphemous, bringing Ndour, perhaps the most popular Muslim artist in the world, face to face with the contradictions of his own religion.

1:45 PM
to 3:32 PM

My Suicide
49 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Archie Williams (Gabriel Sunday) is a 17-year old media geek who has suddenly found himself the most talked-about kid in school. He has announced that he's going to kill himselfÑ on cameraÑ for a class project. His classmates, parents, Sierra- the most beautiful girl in school (Brooke Nevin), and a 'Shady Bunch' of shrinks, doctors, pill-pushers, and counselors descend on Archie. Some are hoping to save him, some want to imitate him, others try to push him over the brink. Archie films every moment of his high school experience, hiding nothing from his audience: realities of life, death, violence, sex, drugs, and the intense media overload and hypocrisy that bombard all teenagers.

4:30 PM
to 6:12 PM

American Violet
24 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Based on true events in 2000, AMERICAN VIOLET tells the astonishing story of Dee Roberts (critically hailed newcomer Nicole Beharie), an African American single mother living in Texas. District attorney (Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe) leads an extensive drug bust sweeping her housing project, and Dee soon discovers she has been wrongfully charged as a drug dealer. Despite her mother's urgings (Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard), and with her freedom at stake, she chooses to fight the district attorney. Joined in an alliance with an ACLU attorney (Tim Blake Nelson) and former local narcotics officer (Will Patton), Dee risks everything in a battle that forever changes her life and the Texas justice system. AMERICAN VIOLET also stars Emmy Award winner Charles S. Dutton and Xzibit.

7:30 PM
to 9:05 PM

Sin Nombre
36 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Sin Nombre, the winner of the Directing Award and the Excellence in Cinematography Award in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, is an epic dramatic thriller written and directed by Student Academy Award winner Cary Joji Fukunaga in his feature debut. The filmmaker's firsthand experiences with Central American immigrants seeking the promise of the U.S. form the basis of the Spanish-language movie.

10:00 PM
to 11:35 PM

Women In Trouble
33 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate Los Angeles women: a porn star, a psychiatrist, a flight attendant, a masseuse, a bartender, a mother, a a daughter, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one thing in common: Trouble.

11:59 PM
to 1:29 AM

Drag Me to Hell (Work in Progress)
59 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  NO CAMERAS ALLOWED INTO THIS SCREENING. CELL PHONES WITH CAMERAS ARE OKAY.Director Sam Raimi (Spider-Man trilogy, Evil Dead series) returns to the horror genre with Drag Me to Hell, an original tale of a young woman's desperate quest to break an evil curse.

Christine Brown (Alison Lohman) is an ambitious L.A. loan officer with a charming boyfriend, professor Clay Dalton (Justin Long). Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush (Lorna Raver) arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Should Christine follow her instincts and givethe old woman a break? Or should she deny the extension to impress her boss, Mr. Jacks (David Paymer), and get a leg-up on a promotion? Christine fatefully chooses the latter, shaming Mrs. Ganush and dispossessing her of her home.

In retaliation, the old woman places the powerful curse of the Lamia on Christine, transforming her life into a living hell. Haunted by an evil spirit and misunderstood by a skeptical boyfriend, she seeks the aid of seer Rham Jas (Dileep Rao) to save her soul from eternal damnation. To help the shattered Christine return her life to normal, the psychic sets her on a frantic course to reverse the spell. As evil forces close in, Christine must face the unthinkable: how far will she go to break free of the curse?
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:47 PM

1:30 PM
to 2:56 PM

The Yes Men Fix the World
54 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD (dir. Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr, 2009) is a screwball true story that follows a couple of gonzo political activists as they infiltrate the world of big business and pull off outrageous pranks that highlight the ways that corporate greed is destroying the planet. Along the way the duo discover the culprits behind the cult of greed, and in a wildly uplifting ending, they find a way for everyone to defeat the cult and save civilization from its own worst excesses.

4:00 PM
to 5:31 PM

Best Worst Movie
37 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  In 1989, unwitting Utah actors starred in the undisputed Worst Movie in History: TROLL 2. Two decades later, the legendarily inept film's child star unravels the improbable, heartfelt story of an Alabamadentist-turned-cult movie icon and an Italian filmmaker who come to terms with this genuine, internationally revered cinematic failure.

6:30 PM
to 7:56 PM

The 2 Bobs
47 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Just as they finish their groundbreaking violent video-game masterpiece, the two gaming legends known as THE TWO BOBS discover that their precious game-software has been stolen... and with it, their livelihoods, genius reputations, everything they own. To get back their game--and their lives--The Two Bobs and their fellow-geek employees MUNCH, DOOFUS, and THE DARK PRINCE are forced to "turn detective" and plunge into the strange world of Christian Venture Capitalists, aged Dixie Mafia hoodlums, and bizarre Internet Spammers that inhabit Austin Texas. Just as all seems lost, The Two Bobs meet THE TWO JANES, ("Sisters Against Spam"), and in a surprising development, the Bobs/Janes tension-filled first date finally unravels the mystery of the stolen game and reveals the villain behind it, The SPAM KING, and his dastardly plan to use their groundbreaking software to build a nefarious Internet/Cable porn empire... The Bobs and their allies must stop The Spam King and get back their game at all costs.

9:30 PM
to 10:57 PM

Observe and Report
99 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  At the Forest Ridge Mall, head of security Ronnie Barnhardt (SETH ROGEN) patrols his jurisdiction with an iron fist. The master of his domain, he combats skateboarders, shoplifters and the occasional unruly customer while dreaming of the day when he can swap his flashlight for a badge and a gun. Ronnie's delusions of grandeur are put to the test when the mall is struck by a flasher. Driven by his personal duty to protect and serve the mall and its patrons, Ronnie seizes the opportunity to showcase his underappreciated law enforcement talents on a grand scale, hoping his solution of this crime will earn him a coveted spot at the police academy and the heart of his elusive dream girl Brandi (ANNA FARIS), the hot make-up counter clerk who won't give him the time of day. But his single-minded pursuit of glory launches a turf war with the equally competitive Detective Harrison (RAY LIOTTA) of the Conway Police, and Ronnie is confronted with the challenge of not only catching the flasher, but getting him before the real cops do.
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:34 PM

Over the Hills and Far Away
14 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Over the Hills and Far Away is a film about one family's struggle to find answers to their son's autism. Shot over the course of two years, this film follows the Isaacson family as they journey on horseback across Mongolia from healer to healer, and the amazing healings they found for their son, and for themselves. An inspiration to think outside the box, a travel adventure, an insight into shamanic traditions, the autistic mind, and man's relationship with animals; at its heart, Over the Hills and Far Away is a film about a family that went to the edge of the earth to find a way into their son's life.

1:30 PM
to 3:03 PM

Splinterheads
24 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  For Justin Frost, a typical day is rolling out of bed at one, practicing improvised karate, and mowing grass for his best friend's landscaping business. But when a traveling carnival lands in his small town, Justin falls for a sexy con-artist and wakes up to the life he has yet to begin living

4:00 PM
to 5:25 PM

Four Boxes
18 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Trevor Grainger, Amber Croft and Rob Rankrus run Go Time Liquidators Ð an ambulance-chasing eBay auction business. In a dead man's destroyed suburban house they start watching a bookmarked surveillance-cam website called fourboxes.tv. If fourboxes.tv isn't just more internet BS, then a crazed creep they call Havoc is building enough bombs to, like, kill everybody.

6:30 PM
to 8:00 PM

The Hurt Locker
34 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

9:30 PM
to 11:46 PM

Passing Strange
39 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  PASSING STRANGE is the Spike Lee-directed film featuring the award-winning Broadway rock musical, Passing Strange. The Broadway show won numerous Best Musical awards (Drama Desk, NY Film Critics Circle, Obie) and the Tony Award in 2008 for Best Book of a Musical.
PASSING STRANGE is the semi-autobiographical story of a young black man who leaves behind his middle-class, church-ruled upbringing in mid-1970s LA to travel to Europe in search of his artistic and personal identity, or what he calls "the real." In the end he finds complexity and even hypocrisy are not limited to middle-class black-American life, and that while to him art may be more real than life, only love is truly more than real.
 

 

11:30 AM
to 1:00 PM

We Live in Public
39 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  On the 40th anniversary of the Internet, WE LIVE IN PUBLIC tells the story of the effect the web is having on our society as seen through the eyes of 'the greatest Internet pioneer you've never heard of', visionary Josh Harris. Award-winning director, Ondi Timoner ('DIG!'), documented his tumultuous life for more than a decade, to create a riveting, cautionary tale of what to expect as the virtual world inevitably takes control of our lives. Josh Harris, often called the 'Warhol of the Web' through the infamous dot.com boom of the 1990's, founded Pseudo.com, the first Internet television network and created his vision of the future, an underground bunker in NYC where 100 people lived together on camera for 30 days over the millennium.

2:00 PM
to 3:17 PM

Still Bill
18 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Bill Withers is an unexpected superstar. "Ain't No Sunshine," "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day," and "Just the Two of Us" are only part of a complex and fascinating character: an icon who left the industry behind but never gave up his soul. You know his songs. Now meet the man.Featuring a tribute concert, a soundtrack with previously unreleased tracks, and rare live performances.

7:00 PM
to 8:53 PM

Iron Maiden: Flight 666
54 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  In 2008, British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN took rock and roll touring to new heights and embarked on the Somewhere Back in Time world tour. Flying in their customized Boeing 757 with 12 tons of equipment and 70 crew, Maiden traveled over 40,000 miles in just 45 days playing sold-out concerts from India to Los Angeles to the tip of South America. And not only did lead singer Bruce Dickinson perform all 23 shows, he also piloted the plane. IRON MAIDEN: FLIGHT 666 brings the road trip movie to the air, taking you behind the scenes and inside the cockpit of the most ambitious tour in rock history. The film shows one of the world's most influential bands captivating new fans in cultures across the globe without support from radio or mainstream media.

10:00 PM
to 11:42 PM

Number One With A Bullet
9 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  From the ghettos of Philadelphia to the boardrooms of Los Angeles, NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET pulls back the curtain on gun violence in Hip Hop. This documentary follows five rappers with experience on both ends of the barrel (Young Buck, B Real, Obie Trice, The Last Mr. Bigg, and 40 Glocc) as they take viewers back to the scenes of the crimes and into their darkest hours. They are joined by a diverse cast of Hip Hop luminaries (Mos Def, KRS One, Ice Cube and more), community activists, police officers, doctors and citizens to expose the physical, mental and emotional scars of gun violence in the streets and in the music.
From the makers of BEEF, QD3 Entertainment bring you NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET, a groundbreaking look into the epidemiology of gun violence within Urban America.
 

 

12:00 PM
to 1:33 PM

Humpday
28 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  A farcical comedy about straight male bonding gone a little too far.

2:30 PM
to 4:03 PM

Soul Power
12 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Jeffrey Levy-Hinte takes us on an epic trip back to 1974 when the most famous R & B acts in the world, including James Brown, B.B. King, and Bill Withers, put on 12 hour long concert to help promote Muhammad Ali and George Foreman's historic "Rumble in the Jungle" in Kinshasa, Zaire. (U.S. Premiere)

5:00 PM
to 6:25 PM

All Tomorrow's Parties
33 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  In an out-of-season holiday camp on the coast of England, cult music festival All Tomorrow's Parties serves up a heady combination of alternative music, crazy golf and chalet-living; all curated by a single band or artist.
This post-punk DIY bricolage uses material generated by the fans and musicians themselves, on a multitude of formats including Super8, camcorder and mobile phone material, over the history of the festival, tocapture the uncompromising spirit of a parallel music universe.

7:30 PM
to 8:59 PM

Along Came Kinky...Texas Jewboy for Governor
30 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Along Came Kinky...chronicles singing Jewish cowboy Kinky Friedman's 2006 independent gubernatorial campaign in Texas. See the outspoken Kinky, his campaign staff strategizing for an unprecedented four-way race, and grass roots volunteers canvassing the state to raise awareness and money for their unlikely but incredibly sharp candidate.

10:00 PM
to 11:30 PM

Favela on Blast
25 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  For 20 years, a subculture in Brazil has emerged under society's radar. Favela on Blast tells the stories of sex, love, poverty and pride for Rio's marginalized people. They have their own language, style, and heroes. It's a movie that's fast, heavy and violent like the city itself. This film is a flash of a few lives of charismatic people that relate to the funk music and a retelling of the subculture itself.

10:00 PM
to 11:30 PM

Locusts
6 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Detroit-based Hip-Hop artists, Invincible and Finale, rhyme about how short-term profit-driven urban development schemes displace communities in their city. Through music, lyrics, and interviews with youth and community activists, including Grace Lee Boggs, Jessica Care Moore, and others, this groundbreaking documentary/music video offers alternative forms of economic development that engages communities and prioritizes the health and well-being of inner city neighborhoods.
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:02 PM

The Least of These
3 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Detention of immigrant children in a former medium-security prison in Texas leads to controversy when three activist attorneys discover troubling conditions at the facility. This compelling film explores the role - and limits - of community activism, and considers how American rights and values apply to the least powerful among us.

1:30 PM
to 2:52 PM

Winnebago Man
32 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Jack Rebney is the most famous man you've never heard of -- after cursing his way through a Winnebago sales video, Rebney's outrageously funny outtakes became an underground sensation and made him an internet superstar. Filmmaker Ben Steinbauer journeys to the top of a mountain to find the recluse who unwittingly became the "Winnebago Man."

3:30 PM
to 3:56 PM

The Big Squeeze
6 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  The Big Squeeze is a joyful leap into the heart of Texas music. And where there's music there's usually some grilling going on. That's why Herminio Ramirez builds a stage right in the tiny kitchen of their Houston home for his son John. From the urban barrios of Houston to the colonias along the U.S.-Mexican border, legacies fueled by the passion-stirring combination of family, friends and food, is being passed along. In The Big Squeeze, we follow 16 year old John Ramirez and other young musicians as they do battle at the statewide accordion throwdown.

3:30 PM
to 5:00 PM

6:00 PM
to 7:42 PM

Number One With A Bullet
13 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  From the ghettos of Philadelphia to the boardrooms of Los Angeles, NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET pulls back the curtain on gun violence in Hip Hop. This documentary follows five rappers with experience on both ends of the barrel (Young Buck, B Real, Obie Trice, The Last Mr. Bigg, and 40 Glocc) as they take viewers back to the scenes of the crimes and into their darkest hours. They are joined by a diverse cast of Hip Hop luminaries (Mos Def, KRS One, Ice Cube and more), community activists, police officers, doctors and citizens to expose the physical, mental and emotional scars of gun violence in the streets and in the music.
From the makers of BEEF, QD3 Entertainment bring you NUMBER ONE WITH A BULLET, a groundbreaking look into the epidemiology of gun violence within Urban America.

9:00 PM
to 10:18 PM

TRIMPIN: the sound of invention
24 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  TRIMPIN: THE SOUND OF INVENTION is an amusing journey through the musical world of an eccentric creative genius.
Artist/inventor/engineer/composer Trimpin has never been represented by a gallery, a dealer, or a manager, and doesn't have a cellphone or a website Ð yet his freewheeling sculptures and outrageous musical experiments are cherished by artists, musicians, and museums all over the planet.
Filmed over the course of two years, this feature doc shows the iconoclastic artist:- building a 60-foot tower of self-tuning, automatic electric guitars; - experimenting with the Kronos Quartet on a variety of toy and electronic instruments; - designing a perpetual motion sculpture in a glass foundry; - creating a giant marimba ensemble that converts real-time earthquake data into music;and always in the midst of inventing wild sonic and kinetic gizmos.
An exploration of a creative genius whose self-made world resembles both Santa's workshop and Frankenstein's lab, TRIMPIN: THE SOUND OF INVENTION will delight anyone interested in the mysteries, pitfalls, and sheer joys of creative experiment.
 

 

11:00 AM
to 12:44 PM

My Generation
17 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  "My Generation" examines the enduring influence of the Woodstock legacy and the continuing search for community and ritual through the experiences of boomers and Gen X'ers at the three Woodstock Festivals.

1:30 PM
to 2:49 PM

For All Mankind
25 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  During the four years between December 1968 and December 1972 twenty-four men traveled to the moon. They were the first human beings to leave the planet Earth for another world. This is their story in their own words and pictures.

4:30 PM
to 6:00 PM

Neil Young Trunk Show
24 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Trunk Show: a traveling display of unique goods, packed and unpacked along the way - in Neil Young's case it's a display of soul in the musical and spiritual sense. Jonathan Demme presents NEIL YOUNG TRUNK SHOW, with Young in the middle of a stage full of personal icons, at times alone in the center of a circle of his beloved acoustic guitars, at others in the midst of a handful of much-beloved musicians Ben Keith, Rick Rosas, Ralph Molina, Anthony 'sweatpea' Crawford and wife, Pegi Young. There are delicately offered piano/guitar/voice numbers like "Ambulance Blues" and "Mexico"; mesmerizing electric travelogues into the artist's psyche ("No Hidden Path"); searing, chaotic anthems like "Hurricane" and 'Spirit Road"; and rarely performed pieces, like 'Harvest" that provide glimpses of Young's less public persona. Shot with a mix of video and film cameras, mostly handheld, the NYTS follows the assembling and presenting of a concert in breathtakingly intimate fashion, catching lighter moments backstage and between songs with Neil, the band and the crew. On stage, at times using dramatically long takes, Demme allows the audience to experience Young opening up his heart song by song, and then blowing it all away in heated, uninhibited displays of rock and roll power.

7:30 PM
to 9:06 PM

500 Days of Summer
55 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  This is a story of boy meets girl, begins the wry, probing narrator of 500 DAYS OF SUMMER, and with that the film takes off at breakneck speed into a funny, true-to-life and unique dissection of the unruly and unpredictable year-and-a-half of one young man's no-holds-barred love affair.

10:00 PM
to 11:32 PM

The Overbrook Brothers
17 schedule::attendees
Location Paramount
About  Jason comes home for Christmas and his arch-rival brother, Todd, has a big surprise waiting for him -- but it's not a gift. It's secret information: The reason why Jason has always been the "least favorite" child, and it sends our hero on a hilarious cross-country journey to find out the truth about himself and his family.
 


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