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The German Doctor

The German Doctor

Argentina / France / Norway / Spain
Director: Lucia Puenzo

In Patagonia, 1960, an Argentine family meets a German physician on the long road to Bariloche. The first guest at the family’s newly opened inn, the wealthy doctor ingratiates himself into their home life with his charisma and his scientific knowledge. Little do they know, however, that they are housing one of history’s most monstrous criminals, and that he might be continuing his experimental practice in their own community in this chilling, captivating story.

Spanish, German, Hebrew with English Subtitles, 93 min

Links: Website

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 7:00pm , EFGER1 – $14/$11
  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 7:45pm , EFGER2 – $14/$11
Gigantic

Gigantic

Taiwan / USA
Director: Georgia Fu

After accidentally foiling each other’s suicide plans, Frank and Kim spend the night wandering Taipei together.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

Chinese, 17 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Girl With Child

Girl With Child

USA
Director: Maria Abraham

A lonely teenage girl in Ecuador travels by bus with her toddler to visit her mother.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

Spanish, 9 min

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
The Girls On Liberty Street

The Girls On Liberty Street

USA
Director: John Rangel

With only one week left until she leaves for the Army, teenager Brianna spends her final days at her home in the Chicago suburbs packing and saying goodbye to friends. But in her quiet moments and the seemingly mundane interactions with family members, Brianna’s anxiety about her decision is palpable. Eschewing melodrama, the film imbues this simple story with a deft style and effortlessly natural performances, creating an assured portrait of a young woman in transition.

62 min

Links: Trailer

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Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFGLS1 – $14/$11 Director John Rangel Scheduled to Attend
  • Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 3:00pm , EFGLS2 – $5 Director John Rangel Scheduled to Attend
  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:15pm , EFGLS3 – $14/$11 Director John Rangel Scheduled to Attend
The Globe Collector

The Globe Collector

Australia
Director: Summer DeRoche

One man’s all-consuming passion for light globes.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

English, 7 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Go Goa Gone

Go Goa Gone

India
Director: Krishna D.K. and Raj Nidimoru

A rollicking zombie rom-com, Go Goa Gone follows two stoner friends, Luv and Hardik, who are both having a rough time. In desperate need of a vacation, they tag along with their roommate Bunny on a trip to the gorgeous beaches of Goa. After following a beautiful woman to a remote island for a rave, they awake to discover the island’s population has turned into zombies. Along with a gun-toting Russian mobster, they must battle the undead hordes.

Hindi with English subtitles, 106 min

Show Times:

  • Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 9:15pm , EFGOA1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 10:30pm , EFGOA2 – $10
Le Grande Cahier

Le Grande Cahier

Austria / France / Germany / Hungary
Director: János Szász

This atmospheric WWII thriller follows twin boys sent to the Hungarian countryside to wait out the war’s violent barrage with their embittered, cruel grandmother. Only 13 but grimly determined to survive, the brothers decide that the only way to endure the horrors of war is to by extinguishing their own humanity. A chilling portrait of young psyches warped by inconceivable trauma, this critical and audience favorite took the top prize at the prestigious Karlovy Vary film festival.

Hungarian with English Subtitles, 110 min

Show Times:

  • Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 2:30pm , EFNOTE1 – $5
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45pm , EFNOTE2 – $14/$11
  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 6:15pm , EFNOTE3 – $14/$11
Grigris

Grigris

Chad
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Despite a paralyzed leg that keeps him on the fringes of society, Grigris comes alive at the local nightclub, tearing up the dance floor every night. When a relative’s hospital bills start piling up, Grigris must turn to the black market for work. After double-crossing his new boss in a desperate attempt at fast money, Grigris finds himself on the run in this sensitive depiction of a desperate, marginalized man by one of Africa’s most celebrated directors.

French and Arabic with English Subtitles, 101 min

Links: Website Trailer

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Show Times:

  • Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 5:30pm , EFGRI1 – $14/$11
  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 3:00pm , EFGRI2 – $14/$11