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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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Sunday, December 4 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Incredible stories from brave souls. 

The Learning Alliance
 ( Muhammad Umar Saeed) 9 min,  Pakistan.
Collecting garbage for earning and paying their fees for school. Three brothers who are changing their future by studying and at the same time selling garbage in Lahore, Pakistan. The Learning Alliance is a portrait of children with dreams and their struggle towards achieving it.

No Ordinary People I: Herbert Heywood (Dir: Michael Burton), 2 min, USA
Herbert Heywood was a child laborer in Fall River, Massachusetts who was photographed by Lewis W. Hine on June 21 1916; exactly 100 years prior to the completion of this 90 second animation. 

The Soul of a Tree ( Dir: Mari Walker) 17 min, USA
The Soul of a Tree follows the paths of two men whose lives intersect in shocking and unexpected ways. Bill Vaughn is an Idaho farmboy when he first meets George Nakashima, a Japanese-American citizen interned during the height of WWII. Over forty years later they reconnect when Bill picks up a book written by George, titled The Soul of a Tree.

A Woman and Her Car (Dir: Loïc Darses) 28 min, Canada
December the 31th, 2003. Lucie decides to write a letter to the man who abused her from the age of 8 to 12 years old and resolves herself to bring it to him in person, wherever he may be.

The Last Book Store (Dir. by Chad Howitt) 12 min, USA
Battling against the rise of eReaders, the fall of large bookstore chains, and his own personal obstacles, Josh Spencer opens “The Last Bookstore.” 

Hello, Cuba! Life Along A Neighborhood Street (Dir: Reuben Aaronson) 20 min, USA,CUBA
After more than 50 years of embargo and isolation, little is known of the everyday lives of Cubans living only 90 miles away from U.S. shores. This short film captures the spirit of everyday Cubans living along a quiet street in Havana.


Total Run TIme: 86 Min

 


Sunday December 4, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
49th State Brewing Company 717 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

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