The 16th Annual Anchorage International Film Festival, showcasing over 100 films from 25 different countries in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec 2-11, 2016.
Passes are available online or in person at each venue. Tickets to individual screenings are available in advance only at the BearTooth TheatrePub, or in person at each venue the day of the screening. Thank you for joining us! 
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Saturday, December 10 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Shorts: Global Village

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Late Night Drama (Dir: Patrice Lalibeté) 8 min, Canada 
1:34 AM. A snowy suburb. Jérémie, 24, parks his modified car in front of a crowded club. His friends’ usual concerns (“Hey man, do you have something that will help me make it through the night”?) do not interest him. Jérémie is looking for someone.

The Salt Man (Dir: Seyed Sajad Moosavi) 15 min, Iran
Being left unsupported, Dr. Sa'id 'Aram, a genius artist, is obliged to work in a salt mine with his six-year-old girl ...

GlaswAsian Tales (Dir: Lalitha Rajan) 40 min, Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland. Now. In the tough edged south of the city young members of the South Asian community try to find a way to be true to themselves. 
Farooq, a jaded radio DJ is reinvigorated by the prospect of love and adventure. Haroun, a violent young man, in being open about his sexuality, finally discovers a connection with someone that is worth fighting for. Aaqil, tries to come to terms with a future without his daughter, now that his partner has discovered the truth about his past. How will they sustain themselves in this uncompromising part of the city? And all the while, in the park, as young Jaz makes his way, the spirit of hip hop seems to be enabling young teenagers to make a different future.

A Magician (Dir: Max Blustin) 3 min, UK
After witnessing a man behave violently towards his girlfriend, someone decides to intervene.

Black Cat (Dir: Leonei Savvides) 15 min, Australia
Black Cat is an atmospheric portrait of a single father and his teenage daughter growing apart, as she finds solace in black magic as an outlet for her growing sexuality. Black Cat is a Jane Campion mentored project and a Screen Australia funded film.

Chester (Dir: Monique Nagra) 15 min, UK
An older gentlemen is being reluctantly placed in a nursing home in the north of England. Unable to speak english, the man is perceived as a John Doe, and therefore has trouble engaging with other residents and staff. However over time and through the game of chess and the aid of a nurse Kelly, he is able to make friends and enjoy life again, until a chess piece goes missing.

Total Run TIme: 96 min

Saturday December 10, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm AKST
Anchorage Museum 625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501