Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Alberto Giacometti: A New Image Of Man (FRANCE, 52 min.)

Screening:

Fri., April 4, 10:30 am, CSUSB Palm Desert

How can any work of art possibly be worth such an astronomical price?

What makes a work of art so valuable?
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Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Immigrant Journal (ALBANIA, 28 min.)

Screening:

Sun., April 3, 9:00 pm, Camelot (NSDN – DokuFest)

When a twenty-three year old Kosovar man attempts to illegally migrate to the European Union, an Albanian filmmaker decides to follow him on his journey.
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Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Escapes And Landings (ITALY, 74 min.)

Screenings:

Fri., April 1, 5:30 pm, CSU Palm Desert

Fri., April 1, 9:00 pm, CAMELOT

This film focuses on the great iconic Italian directors, Roberto Rossellini (Stromboli), Michelangelo Antonioni (L’Avventura), the Taviani brothers (Kaos), William Dieterle (Vulcano), as well as Troisi in Il postino and Moretti in Caro Diario, and we explore these films and places through the narratives of local people.
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The Rise And Fall And Rise Of David (TURKEY, USA, 11 min.)

Screening:

Mon., April 4, 1:30 pm, Camelot

The Rise and Fall of David is a film about imagination, failure, and re-imagination in a world of replicas, fakes and doubles.

Tickets: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/amdocs-2016-american-documentary-film-festival-individual-program-list-tickets-22363579067

Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Above and Below Galapagos (GERMANY, 34 min.)

Screenings:

Wed. March 30, 10:30 am, CSUSBPD

Sat., April  2, 5:00 pm, Camelot

Follow Florian’s two week diving expedition to the Galápagos Islands.

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Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Lo Sound Desert (GERMANY, 93 min.)

Screenings:

Fri., April 1, 1:00 pm, CSU Palm Desert

(Live Performance)

Sat., April 2, 12:00 pm, Camelot


The Californian Desert music scene, which gave birth to bands like Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age, was basically started by revolving punk rock kids, hidden from narrow-minded authorities of suburban, desert communities in the early 80s, became a vibe over the years. Desert Rock, often misinterpreted as musical genre continued its international underground spread until today.
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Amdocs2016 Snapshot- Kickstarted (USA, 79 min.)

Screening:

Sat., April 2, 4:30 pm, Camelot

(Live performance on-stage after the film.)

 

A musician, a filmmaker and an inventor use crowdfunding to pursue their lifelong dreams. Each creator puts their reputation, their financial future and their creative lives on the line in order to convince the crowd their dreams are worth funding.
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Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Moments of Campaign (ECUADOR, 52 min.)

Screenings:

Wed., March 31, 12:30 pm, CSU Palm Desert

Mon., April 4, 2:30 pm, Camelot (NSDN– EDoc)

17th February 2013: Rafael Correa wins the elections and becomes President of Ecuador for the 3rd time. 42 days prior, he sails on an epic campaign of echoing songs, speeches and interviews for weeks on end as he tours the country with his team, always saying yes to a handshake or a picture when surfing a crowd of future voters.  Continue reading “Amdocs2016 Snapshot: Moments of Campaign (ECUADOR, 52 min.)”

Amdocs2016 Snapshot: The Silences ( AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, 73 min.)


Screenings:

Thu., March 31, 3:30 pm, CSU Palm Desert

Fri., April 1, 4:00 pm, Camelot

A personal essay, this film examines the tangled bonds, secret histories, and unspoken traumas of family life that stretches from New Zealand to Australia.

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