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LONG GONE

USA, 2003 (MIFF 2003, Documentaries)

Director: Jack Cahill, David Eberhardt

Intertwining stories of six tramps who hop freight trains to travel across America, Long Gone presents a portrait of contemporary 'hobos' struggling to overcome their pasts, haunting war memories, substance abuse, shattered marriages and criminal warrants.

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SPELLBOUND

USA, 2002
"Jeff Blitz's riveting documentary follows eight young competitors of all backgrounds as they compete in the National Spelling Bee. During this high-pressure Super Bowl of the vocabulary, Blitz effec… More »

FROM THE OTHER SIDE

France/Belgium, 2002
Chantal Akerman's haunting new documentary focuses on the plight of Mexican workers and their attempts to cross the US border and forge a better life 'on the other side'. ... Akerman sets the story i… More »

BUS 174

Brazil, 2002
On June 12, 2000—Brazil's Valentine's Day—Sandro do Nascimento held up a bus in Rio de Janeiro's largest public park in broad daylight, taking the passengers hostage.Television crews arri… More »

CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS

USA, 2002
"Capturing The Friedmans ran away with this year's Sundance Grand Jury prize for best documentary and deservedly so. An engrossing, troubling and, in the end, profoundly ambiguous re-examination of a… More »

THE GLEANERS AND I: TWO YEARS LATER

France, 2002
Even if you haven't seen The Gleaners and I, no matter, as this new film begins with a brief overview of the original. Filmed between October 2001 and June 2002, this wonderful new film from Agnes Va… More »

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