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Rochester International Film Festival schedule

April 14, 2019 GMT

The 24th Rochester International Film Festival opened Friday and continues through April 20 at the Marcus Cinema, 4340 Maine Ave. SE.

The schedule for the remainder of the festival:

Today

12:30 p.m. “Abe” (USA/Brazil). A 12-year-old prepares a meal to try to unite his Israeli and Palestinian family.

2:15 p.m. “The Interpreter” (Slovakia/Czech Republic). An odd couple journey to meet surviving Holocaust witnesses.

4:30 p.m. “Capernaum” (Lebanon). The plight of a boy living on the streets of Beirut. Oscar nominee, Cannes Jury Prize.

7 p.m. “The Cake General” (Sweden). Hans wants to set a record for the world’s largest sandwich cake.

9 p.m. “Crystal Swan” (Belarus). A young woman tries to use a forged visa application to leave for the U.S.

Sunday

12:30 p.m. “Chuskit” (India). Himalayan village girl hopes to go to school in a wheelchair but grandpa disagrees.

2:20 p.m. “The Tobacconist” (Germany/Austria). Freud befriends a young man in Vienna.

4:30 p.m. “Shoplifters” (Japan). A look at a “family” living on the margins. Oscar nominee.

7 p.m. “Hugh Hefner’s After Dark: Speaking Out in America” (Canada). A look at the cultural impact of Hefner’s TV talk show.

9:15 p.m. “Ruben Brandt, Collector” (Hungary). Animation, rated R. Graphically inventive film about psychotherapy and paintings.

Monday

3:45 p.m. “Jirga” (Australia/Afghanistan). A former soldier seeks redemption in the aftermath of a civilian casualty.

5:30 p.m. “The Guilty” (Denmark). A disciplined police officer is drawn into solving a kidnapping.

7:30 p.m. “Never Look Away” (Germany). Intergenerational saga of German artists and truth. Oscar nominee.

Tuesday

1:30 p.m. “Capernaum” (Lebanon). The plight of a boy living on the streets of Beirut. Oscar nominee, Cannes Jury Prize.

4 p.m. “Put Grandma in the Freezer” (Italy). Claudia tries to avoid bankruptcy and the law when grandma dies.

6 p.m. “Bulbul Can Sing” (India). A narrative of rural village adolescence.

8 p.m. “Dukla 61” (Czech Republic). A 1961 mining disaster is the backdrop for a father-son drama.

Wednesday

1 p.m. “Never Look Away” (Germany). Intergenerational saga of German artists and truth. Oscar nominee.

4:45 p.m. “At War” (France). Workers battle against a corporate decision to close their factory.

7 p.m. “Fig Tree” (Ethiopia/Israel). Star-crossed teen romance in the Ethiopian civil war.

9 p.m. “The Last Suit” (Argentina/Spain). Road movie about a tailor looking for his friend.

Thursday

12:15 p.m. “Singin’ in the Grain: A Minnesota Czech Story” (USA). A documentary about Czech heritage in Minnesota.

2:30 p.m. “Ruben Brandt, Collector” (Hungary). Animation, rated R. Graphically inventive film about psychotherapy and paintings.

4:30 p.m. “The Reports on Sarah and Saleem” (Palestine/Netherlands). A forbidden affair leads to political espionage.

7 p.m. “Photograph” (India). A Mumbai street photographer asks a stranger to pose as his fiance.

9:15 p.m. “Shoplifters” (Japan). A look at a “family” living on the margins. Oscar nominee.

Friday

2:30 p.m. “Capernaum” (Lebanon). The plight of a boy living on the streets of Beirut. Oscar nominee, Cannes Jury Prize.

5 p.m. “Botero” (Canada/USA). A documentary about Colombian artist Fernando Botero.

7 p.m. “Stalag Luft III: One Man’s Story” (USA). A documentary about a Minnesota veteran’s experience in a World War II POW camp.

9:30 p.m. “The Guilty” (Denmark). A disciplined police officer is drawn into solving a kidnapping.

April 20

12:30 p.m. “The Little Comrade” (Estonia). A sensitive child’s perspective on life after her mother’s Stalin-era deportation.

2:30 p.m. “Breakthrough” (USA). Documentary about Nobel Prize-winner Jim Allison.

4:45 p.m. “Eating Up Easter” (Chile/USA). Documentary about the impact of tourism on the Rapanui community.

7 p.m. “Yomeddine” (Egypt). Two outcasts journey across Egypt seeking family.

9 p.m. “The Realm” (Spain/France). Tale of corrupt politicians, organized crime and revenge.