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Press Screenings - SIFF 2016 - Tuesday June 7 [Jun. 8th, 2016|10:31 am]
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AMAMA: WHEN A TREE FALLS
My rating: ****
IMDB Rating: 7.1
Press Screening: 10:00am
Mood: Show Me The World

SPAIN 2015 (103 min)
Director: Asier Altuna
Cast: Iraia Elías, Kandido Uranga, Amparo Badiola, Klara Badiola, Ander Lipus

The rustic Basque farming traditions of the caserío are lyrically explored via a family struggling to maintain their disappearing traditions in the wake of the inevitable change. Beautiful and lyrical.

Festival Screenings:
Monday May 23 | 9:00pm | Lincoln Square Cinemas
Friday June 10 | 6:00pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Saturday June 11 | 3:00pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Director Asier Altuna and Producer Marian Fernández Pascal scheduled to attend both screenings

COCONUT HERO
My rating: ** 3/4
IMDB Rating: 6.8
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Press Screening: Noon
Mood: Make Me Laugh
GERMANY 2015 (101 min)
Director: Florian Cossen
Cast: Alex Ozerov, Bea Santos, Krista Bridges, Sebastian Schipper

Not particularly funny

Festival Screenings:
Thursday June 9 | 7:00pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Saturday June 11 | 2:30pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Sunday June 12 | 4:30pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Director Florian Cossen scheduled to attend

NUTS!
My rating: *** 1/4
IMDB Rating: 7.8
Press Screening: 2:00pm
Mood: Wild, Titillating, & Fantastic
USA 2016 (79 min)
Director: Penny Lane

Funny and informative. The structure of the film was brilliant

Festival Screenings:
Wednesday June 8 | 6:30pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Thursday June 9 | 4:30pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
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