Thu., April 6, 10:00 am, Camelot PROGRAM 67
Say Something is a coming of age documentary in which we meet 19 year old Isabell who has grown up seeing her stepfather abuse her mother.
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source: The Orange County Register
by Theresa Walker
It’s easy to see why someone would want to make a documentary about Nick Mendes and his wife, Wendy.
They make a cute couple — loving and playful. Devoted to each other.
He keeps her laughing with his sense of humor, including side-splitting profane remarks. He won’t let her feel down about anything. There’s no room for self pity or negative thinking with him around.
And what she does for him?
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by Bruce Fessier, The Desert Sun
The American Documentary Film Festival begins its sixth year Friday, and its fourth since being called one of MovieMaker magazine’s “25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee.”
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Wed., April 5, 11:00 am, Camelot PROGRAM 58
In 2001 a mass grave was discovered in a suburb of Belgrade. Soon there were more to come. ‘Depth Two’ investigates the hidden story behind this horrid discovery and takes us back to 1999 and the NATO bombings in Serbia.
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Sat., April 1, 2:30 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 10
Neculai, Aurel and Raj all left their homes in Romania for the same reason–to seek a better life for their family.
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Tue., April 4, 6:30 pm, Camelot, PROGRAM 54
Composer Stephen Edwards mourns the loss of his mother.
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PALM SPRINGS, CA – Jamie Redford, son of Robert Redford, will be honored at next week’s American Documentary Film Festival for a trio of films he’s directed examining social and environmental issues, all of which will be screened at the festival.
Redford will receive the “Seeing the Bigger Picture” award for “Watershed,” which focuses on conservation efforts regarding the Colorado River, “Toxic Hot Seat,” a look at unregulated toxic chemicals present in a number of products across the country and “Happening,” which examines the advent of clean energy.
Previous winners of the award include Oliver Stone, Peter Coyote, Harvey Weinstein, Peter Bogdanovich and Joe Berlinger.
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