Feature Films

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

2017 | USA | 88 minutes
Director: Steve James

From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself), Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance,… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 5:30pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Abundant Acreage Available

2017 | USA | 80 minutes
Director: Angus MacLachlan

Awarded Best Screenplay at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival for a U.S. Narrative Feature film, Abundant Acreage Available deals with the question of legacy and ownership of land rights. A middle-aged brother and sister Jesse (Terry Kinney) and Tracy (Amy Ryan) are coping with their father’s recent death… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 4:30pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene

(Plus Documentary Short, Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405)


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Amerika Square

2016 | Greece | 86 minutes
Director: Yannis Sakaridis

Nakos, a disgruntled resident of the Athens neighborhood of Amerika Square decides to take action against the influx of immigrants coming from the Middle East. His scheme undermines the efforts of Billy, his friend and neighbor, who takes great pains to help refugees Tarek and Tereza escape the turmoil… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 3:45pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Dolores

2017 | USA | 97 minutes
Director: Peter Bratt

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 9:30am
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Faces Places

2017 | France | 89 minutes
Directors: Agnes Varda and JR

89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie. Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed… Read More

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Showtime:
Thursday, April 19th, 2018, 7:30pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene

(Plus Documentary Short, Edith + Edie)


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Finding Oscar

2016 | USA | 94 minutes
Director: Ryan Suffern

In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team – from a forensic scientist to a young Guatemalan prosecutor – to uncover… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 9:45am
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys

2017 | USA | 86 minutes
Director: David Abel

Buoyed by stunning natural imagery, accessible science and a colorful cast of characters, this timely documentary explores the vibrant culture of Florida’s airboaters, the men and women who have navigated the Everglades for generations—and whose way of life is on the cusp of vanishing. With its… Read More

Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 3:45pm
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Ice Mother

2017 | Czech Republic, France, Slovakia | 106 minutes
Director: Bohdan Sláma

After her husband’s death, 67-year-old Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. Hana meets light-hearted Brona, a hardy fellow inured to winter swimming, who awakens her lust for life. Brona’s teammates absorb… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 1:45pm
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

2017 | Spain | 90 minutes
Director: Gustavo Salmerón

This is the story of Julita, a matriarch whose three childhood wishes have all been granted: lots of kids, a monkey, and a Spanish castle. Now, at 81 years old, one of Julita's children needs to find the vertebra of his murdered great-grandmother. Lost among the exorbitant amount of weird objects Julita… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 11:45am
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Pina

2011 | Germany | 106 minutes
Director: Wim Wenders

Presented by the Redfern Arts Center

Wim Wenders’ documentary, Pina, is a tribute to the renowned German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch, who passed away in 2009. Pina Bausch was a much-loved choreographer whose work was unlike anybody else’s, incorporating… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 11:30am
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Silas

2017 | Canada, South Africa, Kenya | 80 minutes
Directors: Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman

Liberian activist Silas Siakor is a tireless crusader, fighting to crush corruption and environmental destruction in the country he loves. Through the focus on one country, Silas is a tale of global proportions that warns of the power of politics and celebrates the power of individuals to fight back.… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 3:30pm
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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Sky and Ground

2017 | USA | 86 minutes
Directors: Talya Tibbon, Joshua Bennett

A compelling, ground-level immersion into the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time, Sky & Ground accompanies the Nabi clan, a large, extended Syrian-Kurdish family, who have been forced from their home in bombed-out Aleppo, Syria and into the Idomeni refugee camp on the border of Greece and Macedonia.… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 7:15pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Soufra

2017 | USA, Lebanon | 73 minutes
Director: Thomas Morgan

Soufra follows the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burl El Barajneh refugee camp south of Beirut, Lebanon. The film follows Mariam and a diverse team of fellow refugee women who share the camp as their home as they… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 2:00pm
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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The Divine Order

2017 | Switzerland | 96 minutes
Director: Petra Biondina Volpe

The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971, where despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora (Marie Leuenberger, winner of a Best Actress award at Tribeca) is forbidden by her husband to take… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 11:45am
Putnam Theatre, Keene


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The Heroin Effect

2017 | USA | 93 minutes
Director: Michael Venn

Every day, 144 people in the United States die from Heroin and other opioid overdoses, and every day, others take their first steps toward recovery. Dean, Sandi, and Eric, all having battled addiction, share their journey to long term recovery. Daniel, in the midst of a crippling addiction, shares his… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 9:30am
Colonial Theatre, Keene

Free Public Screening


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The Organizer

2017 | USA, Canada, Honduras, India, Cameroon, UK | 100 minutes
Director: Nick Taylor

The Organizer is a portrait of Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of ACORN, as well as an exploration of the much maligned and misunderstood occupation of community organizing. Before it’s infamous demise following several highly publicized scandals, ACORN had been the largest community organization… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 1:30pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Waterboys

2016 | Netherlands | 93 minutes
Director: Robert Jan Westdijk

Waterboys tells the humorous and moving story of the evolving relationship between crime novelist, Victor (Leopold Witte), and his cello-playing son, Zack (Tim Linde). When Zack is dumped by his girlfriend and Victor is dumped by Zack’s mother on the same day, the two men grieve and briefly console… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 20th, 2018, 8:00pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene