FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 


FRIDAY, MARCH 24
7 p.m. Opening-night film: KINKY BOOTS
Enzian, $75, 106 minutes (cocktails at 6:30 p.m.)

Preceded by short "A Painful Glimpse Into My Writing Process (In Less Than 60 Seconds)" (1.5 minutes)

9 p.m. Opening-night party
Enzian, $50 (party only)

SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Noon Family Program:
THE SASQUATCH DUMPLING GANG
Regal, 85 minutes

This partial reunion of the Napoleon Dynamite crew has two teams of kids following Sasquatch tracks found in a local park. Includes a cameo by Jon "Napoleon Dynamite" Heder. Gosh!

12:30 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 2: MYSTERY DATE
Enzian, 99 minutes

12:30 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 3: RISK
Regal, 98 minutes

2 p.m. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Regal, 81 minutes
A competition feature about a genius inventor (Christopher Masterson of TV's Malcolm in the Middle) who goes to extremes to protect his property rights.

2:45 p.m. REVOLUTION '67
Regal, 90 minutes

Preceded by "Full Metal Slacks" (5 minutes)

3:15 p.m. SHOWBUSINESS: A SEASON TO REMEMBER
Enzian, 104 minutes

Preceded by "81-Year-Old Sweethearts" (6 minutes)

4 p.m. CHALK
Regal, 85 minutes

5 p.m. B.I.K.E.
Regal, 89 minutes

Preceded by "Run to Jay's"
(16.5 minutes)

6 p.m. STEAL ME
Regal, 95 minutes

6 p.m. JOURNEY FROM THE FALL (VUOT SONG)
Enzian, 135 minutes

7:30 p.m. BEYOND CONCEPTION: MEN HAVING BABIES
Regal, 75 minutes

Preceded by "Something Other Than Other" (7 minutes)

8 p.m. DUCK SEASON
Regal, 86 minutes

9:30 p.m. 212
Regal, 80 minutes

9:30 p.m. LONESOME JIM
Enzian, 91 minutes

10 p.m. MATANDO CABOS
Regal, 90 minutes

Midnight SALVAGE
Regal, 82 minutes

Midnight MIDNIGHT SHORTS
Enzian, 90 minutes

SUNDAY, MARCH 26
11 a.m. DARE NOT WALK ALONE
Enzian, 73 minutes

Preceded by "24/7" (33 minutes)

Noon SHORTS PROGRAM 1: WIN, LOSE, OR DRAW
Regal, 100 minutes

12:30 p.m. HAND OF GOD
Regal, 96 minutes

Preceded by "Afraid So" (2.5 minutes)

2 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 4: STRATEGO
Enzian, 102 minutes

2:15 p.m. SWEET LAND
Regal, 110 minutes

2:45 p.m. RUNAWAY
Regal, 80 minutes

4:45 p.m. SO MUCH SO FAST
Enzian, 87 minutes

Preceded by "Phoenix Dance" (16.5 minutes)

4:45 p.m. CONVENTIONEERS
Regal, 99 minutes

5 p.m. THE HOUSE OF SAND
Regal, 115 minutes

7 p.m. IN MEMORY OF MY FATHER
Regal, 96 minutes

7:30 p.m. FRIENDS WITH MONEY
Regal, 87 minutes

7:30 p.m. WIDE AWAKE
Enzian, 86 minutes

Preceded by "Grandma
Dorothy's House" (9 minutes)

9:15 p.m. INSIDE
Regal, 100 minutes

9:45 p.m. SALVAGE
Regal, 82 minutes

10 p.m. THE PUFFY CHAIR
Enzian, 85 minutes

MONDAY, MARCH 27
6:30 p.m. THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT
Regal, 113 minutes

6:30 p.m. NIGHTS OF CABIRIA
Enzian, 117 minutes

A new print of Fellini's 1957 masterpiece boasts improved picture quality, freshly translated subtitles and a restored sequence.

7 p.m. WAH-WAH
Regal, 97 minutes

Actor Richard E. Grant directs a semi-autobiographical tale of a British family in late-'60s South East Africa. With Gabriel Byrne, Natasha Richardson and Emily Watson

8:30 p.m. "Olive Garden Italian Cinema Night"
courtyard reception
Enzian, movie ticket required

9 p.m. BLACK SUN
Regal, 70 minutes

9:30 p.m. THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON
Enzian, 110 minutes

A Sundance Award-winning profile of the manic-depressive "outsider musician" whose late-'80s push for greatness was derailed by his illness

9:30 p.m. LOOK BOTH WAYS
Regal, 100 minutes

TUESDAY, MARCH 28
6:30 p.m. REVOLUTION '67
Enzian, 90 minutes

Preceded by "Full Metal Slacks" (5 minutes)

6:30 p.m. SWEET LAND
Regal, 110 minutes

7 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 3: RISK
Regal, 98 minutes

7:30 p.m. Popcorn Flick: BUS STOP
Central Park, Winter Park; 105 minutes

The 1956 classic set in a Phoenix restaurant stars Marilyn Monroe as a saloon singer pursued by an obnoxious rancher.

9:15 p.m. RUNAWAY
Regal, 80 minutes

9:30 p.m. B.I.K.E.
Enzian, 89 minutes

Preceded by "Run to Jay's" (16.5 minutes)

9:45 p.m. MATANDO CABOS
Regal, 90 minutes

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29
11 a.m. Full Sail Music Panel
Enzian, free

1:30 p.m. STEAL ME
Enzian, 95 minutes

4 p.m. HAND OF GOD
Regal, 96 minutes

Preceded by "Afraid So" (2.5 minutes)

4:15 p.m. CHALK
Enzian, 85 minutes

5 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 2: MYSTERY DATE
Regal, 99 minutes

6 p.m. NextArt: "The Voice" event/episode "The Trial of Eddie Sullivan"
Winter Park Branch of Orange County Court,
450 N. Lakemont Ave., Winter Park; free

The University of Central Florida's Interactive Performance Lab invites festivalgoers to take part in a fictitious story being played out and recorded throughout FFF 2006.

6:30 p.m. PURVIS OF OVERTOWN
Regal, 66 minutes

Preceded by "Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Road" (26 minutes)

7 p.m. ANIMATED SHORTS
Enzian, 86 minutes

7:30 p.m. LONESOME JIM
Regal, 91 minutes

8 p.m. Filmmaker Welcome Party
Rhythm & Flow Ultra Lounge, 2 S. Orange Ave.;
invitation only

A meet-and-greet with the newly arrived creative principals behind this year's films

9 p.m. SHOWBUSINESS: A SEASON TO REMEMBER
Regal, 104 minutes

Preceded by "81-Year-Old Sweethearts" (6 minutes)

9:30 p.m. PRESS ON
Regal, 77 minutes

9:45 p.m. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Enzian, 81 minutes

THURSDAY, MARCH 30
10:30 a.m. "Austin Comes to Orlando" Forum
Enzian, free

SXSW film programmer Matt Dentler and other Texans compare Austin to Orlando in terms of music, film, digital media, high technology, education and tourism.

1:30 p.m. BEYOND CONCEPTION: MEN HAVING BABIES
Enzian, 75 minutes

Preceded by "Something Other Than Other" (7 minutes)

3:30 p.m. THE PUFFY CHAIR
Regal, 85 minutes

4 p.m. NextArt: "The Voice" event/episode "The Final Scene: Central Florida Rural Planning Commission"
Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., free

The University of Central Florida's Interactive Performance Lab concludes the fictitious story that has been playing out throughout FFF 2006; includes Q&A.

4 p.m. THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT
Regal, 113 minutes

4:15 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 4: STRATEGO
Enzian, 102 minutes

6 p.m. INSIDE
Regal, 100 minutes

7 p.m. VIP Party
Winter Park Farmer's Market, Lyman and New York avenues, Winter Park; invitation only

Passholders and other notables get to mingle with FFF 2006 guests

7 p.m. SHORTS PROGRAM 1: WIN, LOSE, OR DRAW
Regal, 100 minutes

7:15 p.m. WORDPLAY
Enzian, 90 minutes

9:45 p.m. CONVENTIONEERS
Regal, 99 minutes

9:45 p.m. MUSKRAT LOVELY
Enzian, 57 minutes

Preceded by "Playing the News" (20 minutes) and "City of Mermaids" (16 minutes)

9:45 p.m. YOU'RE GONNA MISS ME
Regal, 92 minutes

This psycho-biography follows 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson on his odyssey from unjust hospitalization and shock treatment to shattered isolation – and perhaps back to health and sanity.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31
10:30 a.m. Acquisitions Forum
Enzian, free

Leading acquisitions directors and managers tell how today's indie films are discovered and brought into the marketplace.

1 p.m. Filmmakers Forum
Regal, free

The creative minds behind this year's festival films discuss their goals and experiences.

1 p.m. IN MEMORY OF MY FATHER
Enzian, 96 minutes

1:30 p.m. SO MUCH SO FAST
Regal, 87 minutes

Preceded by "Phoenix Dance" (16.5 minutes)

3:45 p.m. JOURNEY FROM THE FALL (VUOT SONG)
Regal, 135 minutes

4 p.m. 212
Enzian, 80 minutes

4:15 p.m. WIDE AWAKE
Regal, 86 minutes

Preceded by "Grandma Dorothy's House" (9 minutes)

6:45 p.m. FRIENDS WITH MONEY
Regal, 87 minutes

6:45 p.m. THE GIANT BUDDHAS
Regal, 95 minutes

7:15 p.m. LOOK BOTH WAYS
Regal, 100 minutes

9 p.m. Industry Wrap Party
Tom & Jerry's Lounge, 1117 N. Orlando Ave.,
Winter Park; invitation only

Watch visiting filmmakers drink away their anxiety over tomorrow's festival awards.

9 p.m. DOWN IN THE VALLEY
Regal, 125 minutes

Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen) plays an 18-year-old Californian who finds romance and passion with a mysterious cowboy (Edward Norton).

9:30 p.m. WAH-WAH
Regal, 97 minutes

9:30 p.m. ANIMATED SHORTS
Enzian, 86 minutes

Midnight FEED
Regal, 100 minutes

The freaks come out at night to eat up this psychological thriller about Internet obsessives with a taste for "fat erotica."

Midnight FUCK
Enzian, 93 minutes

Learn the history, the derivation (and the proper use?) of every sailor's favorite word.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1
10 a.m. Filmmaker Awards Brunch
Enzian, $18

Winners are named in this year's competition categories.

1 p.m. A Conversation with John Waters: Cinematic Immunity
Enzian, $18

A lecture by, and Q&A with, the "Pope of Trash"; see story page 12

1:30 p.m. PRESS ON
Regal, 77 minutes

2 p.m. MUSKRAT LOVELY
Regal, 57 minutes

Preceded by "Playing the News" (20 minutes) and
"City of Mermaids" (16 minutes)

3:30 p.m. THE WAY BACK HOME
Enzian, 93 minutes

Julie Harris and Ruby Dee star in a Valencia Community College production, set in Sanford, that trumpets the virtues of home and family.

4 p.m. FLORIDA SHORTS: BEST OF BROUHAHA
Regal, 86 minutes

4:30 p.m. PURVIS OF OVERTOWN
Regal, 66 minutes

Preceded by "Irene Williams …" (26 minutes)

6:30 p.m. KINKY BOOTS
Enzian, 106 minutes

6:30 p.m. DOWN IN THE VALLEY
Regal, 125 minutes

7 p.m. LADY VENGEANCE
Regal, 112 minutes

Park Chanwook (last year's Oldboy) wraps up his "vengeance trilogy" with this story of a woman released after 13 years behind bars.

7:14 p.m. "Come Fly With Us!" Florida Film Festival Revel
Citrus Club, 255 S. Orange Ave.; $125

Festival guest John Waters will be among the attendees at the FFF's traditional Saturday-night bash, this year with a 1960s airline theme.

9:15 p.m. THE SASQUATCH DUMPLING GANG
Enzian, 85 minutes

9:15 p.m. LOVERBOY
Regal, 86 minutes

Kevin Bacon directs wife Kyra Sedgwick in this story of a woman unhealthily focused on the love of her son; with Campbell Scott, Matt Dillon, Oliver Platt, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei and Bacon.

9:45 p.m. HARD CANDY
Regal, 99 minutes

The tension is high when a photographer with questionable motives hooks up with a flirtatious teenager he's met on the Internet.

Midnight AMERICAN STAG
Enzian, 67 minutes

An informative documentary that probes the history of the "stag film"; preceded by "Who Makes Movies?" (5 minutes)

Midnight MIDNIGHT SHORTS
Regal, 90 minutes

SUNDAY, APRIL 2
10:30 a.m. Brunch With …
Enzian, $18

Guest TBA

Noon Family Feature: HOOT
Regal, 90 minutes

Jimmy Buffett produced, appears in and wrote music for this adaptation of the Carl Hiaasen novel about a Montana boy who tries to protect endangered Florida owls.

1 p.m. THE GIANT BUDDHAS
Regal, 95 minutes

2 p.m. INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS
Enzian, 78 minutes

2:15 p.m. THE WAY BACK HOME
Regal, 93 minutes

3 p.m. BLACK SUN
Regal, 70 minutes

4:15 p.m. INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE SHORTS
Enzian, 100 minutes

4:30 p.m. LOVERBOY
Regal, 86 minutes

5 p.m. WORDPLAY
Enzian, 90 minutes

6:30 p.m. LADY VENGEANCE
Regal, 112 minutes

7 p.m. FIERCE PEOPLE
Enzian, 107 minutes

Actor Griffin Dunne directs Diane Lane and Donald Sutherland in a drama that explores the parallels between rich New Jerseyans and a vicious primitive tribe.

7:15 p.m. YOU'RE GONNA MISS ME
Regal, 92 minutes

9 p.m. FUCK
Regal, 93 minutes

9:30 p.m. FEED
Regal, 100 minutes

9:45 p.m. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
Enzian, 80 minutes
For its traditional retro closer, the festival unspools a new 35mm print of Don Siegel's classic alien-invasion thriller, a story chock full of Cold War symbolism.


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