Don't Just Animate Me

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Listings for the week of November 3-9,2005

5:30 p.m.: Tell Me I'm Pretty — see 1 p.m. (AMC)

7 p.m.: The Touch — Hannah Moore had to fight to build an existence on her own terms and keep at bay the grief of being used by her father and then by a succession of boys and men. Inspired by a true story at the First Baptist Church in Lake County, Florida. (AMC)

7:30 p.m.: Tickets — see 1:30 p.m. (AMC)

Jackson (left), Sutherland, Lewis
Jackson (left), Sutherland, Lewis
Hair High
Hair High

9 p.m.: Liberated Zone — A bubbly comic soap opera outfitted with a sprightly assortment of zooms, flashbacks, and photo montages, the film takes place in an East German town that's developed an almost psychotic obsession with its local soccer team and its key player, a black superstar. (AMC)

9:30 p.m.: Go West — Two homosexuals — a Serb and a Bosnian — attempt to flee the besieged capital Sarajevo. (AMC)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

1 p.m.: The Viewing — No description. (AMC)

The Search — Sarah travels back to her family's native country, Austria, in search of answers about her grandmother's unspoken past. (AMC)

1:30 p.m.: Incantato — A comedy set in the Rome and Bologna of the 1920s. A shy and clumsy man goes to teach at a high school in Bologna in the hope that the city will allow him to find a wife at last. (AMC)

3 p.m.: Double Shift — A feel-good story about two deadbeat dads who become prophets of child care. (AMC)

3:30 p.m.: Switch Off — No description. (AMC)

5 p.m.: Quitters — Two chain-smoking roommates make a friendly bet to see who can go longer without smoking a cigarette. Days pass; tension mounts.

Canta — No description. (AMC)

The Apology — A man drives cross-country. He seems obsessed about getting somewhere by some time. As the story unfolds, we learn in 19 short minutes what happened 17 years ago and the reason for his quest. (AMC)

5:30 p.m.: Damn Good Dog — A look at the life and times of Uga, the world-famous mascot of the University of Georgia Bulldogs. (AMC)

7 p.m.: What's Bugging Seth — Nothing can stop a young deaf man from forming a successful bug extermination business. He finds comfort and romance with a double amputee — until an ex-lover steps back into the picture. (AMC)

The Mirror — A twisted journey of desperation, disaster, and destiny, following the lives of three men over the course of one night. (AMC)

7:30 p.m.: Incantato — see 1:30 p.m. (AMC)

9 p.m.: Hair High — George Plympton's animated tale about a 1950s high school romance turned horror. (AMC)

Guard Dog — Why do dogs bark at such innocent creatures as pigeons and squirrels... what are they afraid of? An animated film from Bill Plympton. (AMC)

The Fan & the Flower — An ill-fated and unconsummated romance between a fan and a flower magically creates a fairy-tale ending in this animated film from Bill Plympton. (AMC)

9:30 p.m.: Lost in Plain View — Two female college students are stopped by a cop, who escorts them to the stationhouse to "pay their ticket." When the cop goes from charming to seductive to psychotic, the girls try to escape across the desert. (AMC)

Raveling — Eighty-five-year-old Eldridge Von Waistcoat sits dejected on his couch, feathers floating about his destroyed apartment. Something seems odd about the motion of the feathers, until we realize that everything is moving in reverse. Only at the close of the film — in a bittersweet, comic twist — do we learn the reason for his tantrum. (AMC)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

1 p.m.: Hidden Children — A true story about 40 Jewish children on their way to Palestine who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. (AMC)

1:30 p.m.: Kilometre 0 — Iraq, 1988. Young husband and father Ako, who has a Kurdish background, is forced to join Saddam Hussein's army. Ako thinks it's his lucky day when he receives orders to escort the return of a fellow soldier's corpse to his family. But his driver turns out to be an anti-Kurd Arab. The mismatched duo take an unexpected voyage across the majestic Iraqi landscape. (AMC)

3 p.m.: Love and Happiness — Two friends roam the streets, have tedious jobs, and try to entertain themselves by falling in love with the wrong men until one realizes she has to break away. (AMC)

Frenching — On the last night of summer camp 1988, Robby and Stephanie face the greatest challenge of their young lives — to French or not to French. (AMC)

3:30 p.m.: Play — A young nurse with big eyes and even bigger headphones walks the streets of Santiago like a silver ball in a pinball machine, shooting from one person's life to another's. When she is not reading National Geographic articles to her Hungarian patient or flirting with a gardener in the park, she is following a 33-year-old architect whose wallet she finds after he is mugged. (AMC)

5 p.m.: What's Bugging Seth — Nothing can stop a young deaf man from forming a successful bug extermination business. He finds comfort and romance with a double amputee — until an ex-lover steps back into the picture. (AMC)

The Mirror — A twisted journey of desperation, disaster, and destiny, following the lives of three men over the course of one night. (AMC)

5:30 p.m.: Off-ramps — More and more cities across the United States are criminalizing the day-to-day activities of the homeless.

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