Film Festival

Saturday, April 28, 2007
50th San Francisco International Film Festival

Part of 50th San Francisco International Film Festival

Date + Time

Saturday, April 28, 2007
1:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Fabricating Tom Zé
Décio Matos Jr., 2006, 90 min.
1:00 p.m.
One of Brazilian music's unsung pioneers gets heads bopping and hips swinging in this on-the-road documentary bursting with rhythmic energy, Tropicalia tunes, and showstopping concert performances.

The Devil Came on Horseback
Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern, 2007, 88 min.
3:30 p.m.
This vital documentary reports on the genocide in Darfur through the experience of ex-U.S. Marine Corps Captain Brian Steidle. Steidle takes a job as an unarmed military observer in Sudan, where he captures the horror of daily events on film and turns his observation into activism.

Protagonist
Jessica Yu, 2006, 90 min.
6:15 p.m.
What could a German terrorist, an "ex-gay" minister, a bank robber, and a martial arts enthusiast possibly have in common? Yu's fascinating documentary draws on the tragedies of Euripides to investigate a quartet of disparate men on obsessive quests.

amour-LEGENDE
Wu Mi-sen, 2006, 118 min.
9:00 p.m.
An adulterous couple flees Taipei for a vacation somewhere in South America, but their idyll turns bizarre and ominous within hours as they rumble across a surreal landscape populated by underground royalty and suicidal squirrels.