11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival® & Hollywood Awards®
October 17-22, 2007

HFF SCREENING SCHEDULE

2007 Hollywood Film Festival Program
Screenings at ArcLight Cinemas, 6360 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.


NOTE: ArcLight Cinemas sells tickets by program title. We have listed the program title in blue for each film. Knowing the program title will help you when ordering tickets.

*All films subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

TO BUY SCREENING TICKETS, GO TO ARCLIGHTCINEMAS.COM

Films are listed alphabetically in each category below -- Feature Films, Documentaries, and Short Subjects.

Feature Films - Documentaries - Short Subjects
HFF Screening Schedule

FEATURE FILMS

20,13
Portugal
(PROGRAM TITLE = 20,13)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 115 min.
A soldier in the Portuguese Colonial War has the courage to challenge death with the fear to face life.

20,13

Director: Joaquim Leitao Producer: Tino Navarro Writers: Joaquim Leitao, Luis Lopes, Tino Navarro Cast: Adriano Carvalho, Carla Chambel, Marco D'Almeida

ARTEFACTS
Belgium
(PROGRAM TITLE = ARTEFACTS)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 75 min.
When all of Kate's friends start being murdered by their doubles, she discovers that it is all somehow linked to a mysterious "artefact" implanted inside their bodies ... and she's next!
Artefacts

Directors: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel Jespers Producers: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel Jespers Writers: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel Jespers Cast: Mary Stockley, Felix Scott.

ASS MONSTER
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ASS MONSTER)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 96 min.
A writer steals a pseudo-director's idea to make bad movies and sell them to perverts at horror conventions for $30 a unit.

Director: Bill Zebub Producer: Bill Zebub Writer: Bill Zebub Cast: Bill Zebub, Fred Dingo, Gina Lynn, Rocco Martone III, Adam Valley, Craig Pillard

ATTILA AND THE GREAT BLUE BEAN
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ATTILA AND THE GREAT BLUE BEAN)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 72 min.
In the darkest of the Dark Ages, Attila the Ham and his Fellowship of the Bean embark on a quest for a legendary lost legume.
Atilla and the Great Blue Bean

Director: Kent Butterworth Producer: Kent Butterworth Writer: Kent Butterworth Cast: Michael Smith, Caroline Nelson

BABYSITTER WANTED
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = BABYSITTER WANTED)

11:15 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 90 min.
College freshman Angie Albright gets a job babysitting, and with the parents nowhere in sight and help miles away, she must fight to keep herself and the child upstairs alive.
Babysitter Wanter

Directors: Jonas Barnes, Michael Manasseri Producers: Kimberley Kates, Stephen Eckelberry, David Zappone Writer: Jonas Barnes Cast: Bill Moseley, Bruce Thomas, Kristen Dalton, Matt Dallas, Monty Bane, Nana Visitor, Sarah Thompson

END OF THE LINE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = END OF THE LINE)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 95 min.
In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop suddenly in the middle of the tunnel. As those around her are brutally murdered, Karen and a handful of survivors must face supernatural forces, homicidal religious cult members, and their own fears and suspicions of Armageddon in order to survive.
End of the Line

Director: Maurice Devereaux Producer: Maurice Devereaux Writer: Maurice Devereaux Cast: Ilona Elkin, Nicolas Wright, Neil Napier, Tim Rozen, Emily Shelton, Robin Wilcock

THE FIFTH MIND
Japan
(PROGRAM TITLE = THE FIFTH MIND)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 74 min.
The Fifth Mind is a harrowing portrait of two siblings torn apart by a shared childhood experience. One has completely blocked out their past abuse, and the other has created five different personalities to deal with the pain.
The Fifth Mind

Director: Naoko Tajima Producers: Shamir Allibhai, Naoko Tajima Writer: Naoko Tajima Cast: Arvid Larsen, Juliet Seal, Julia Duvall, Edwin Ubels

THE FIFTH PATIENT
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = THE FIFTH PATIENT)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 89 min.
An American wakes up in a hospital in Africa, not remembering who he is or how he got there. He must figure out his true identity before the local regime executes him for espionage.
The Fifth Patient

Director: Amir Mann Producers: Darren Moorman, Amir Mann, Morris Ruskin Writer: Amir Mann Cast: Nick Chinlund, Isaach DeBankole, Brendan Fehr

GONE WITH THE WOMAN
Norway
(PROGRAM TITLE = GONE WITH THE WOMAN)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 17, Wednesday - By Invitation Only
5:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 92 min. - Open Screening

After being seduced and conquered, the unnamed main character realizes that he has a girlfriend. How else could you explain the sudden presence of a talkative young lady in his apartment? Before long, she's turning his life upside down, enthusiastically rearranging the furniture while he trails after her, and he'll have to fight for every inch of territory. But it isn't easy to stake a claim when you can never get a word in edgewise.
Gone with the Woman

Director: Petter Naess Producer: Olav Oen Writers: Johan Bogaeus, Petter Naess Cast: Trond Fausa Aurvag, Marian Saastad Ottesen, Peter Stormare, Henrik Mestad, Louise Monot, Ingar Helge Gimle, Trude Bjercke Strom

GOOD TIME MAX
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = GOOD TIME MAX)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 80 min.
Good Time Max follows two brothers (James Franco and Matt Bell) who are blessed with the same powerful intellect but take drastically different paths. One brother becomes successful in the medical world, but the other follows a drug-fueled, hedonistic existence and is eventually living on the street.
Good Time Max

Director: James Franco Producer: Vince Jolivette Writers: James Franco, Merriwether Williams Cast: James Franco, Matt Bell, Wilmer Caldero

HEAVY PETTING
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HEAVY PETTING)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 94 min.
A hilarious love triangle between a man, the woman he loves, and the dog that stands between them.
Heavy Petting

Director: Marcel Sarmiento Producers: Vince Maggio, Peter Glatzer, Gill Holland, Lillian LaSalle Writer: Marcel Sarmiento Cast: Brendan Hines, Kevin Sussman, Malin Akerman

LA CUCINA
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = LA CUCINA)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 89 min.
On a warm summer evening, the discussions all flow to relationships, truth, and desire, but no one is allowed off the hook when it comes to everything they aren't saying in La Cucina.
La Cucina

Directors: Allison Hebble, Zed B. Starkovich Producers: Starlotte Smith, Allison Wilke, Jackie Olson, Zachary Kahn Writer: A.W. Gryphon Cast: Christina Hendricks, Leisha Hailey, Joaquim de Almeida

LITTLE CHENIER
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = LITTLE CHENIER)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 99 min.
Deep in the belly of the bayou sits a small Cajun town called Little Chenier where two brothers try to make ends meet at their local baitshop.
Little Chenier

Director: Bethany Ashton Wolf Producers: Bethany Ashton Wolf, Jace Johnson, Gavin Boyd Writers: Bethany Ashton Wolf, Jace Johnson Cast: Jonathon Schaech, Fred Koehler, Clifton Collins, Jr., Tamara Braun, Chris Mulkey, Jeremy Davidson

LOVE AND MARY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = LOVE AND MARY)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 104 min.
Pastry chef Mary Wilson has an eviction notice hanging over her head, so she returns home with her fiance, Brent (Gabriel Mann), to collect an engagement gift she hopes will be substantial enough to bail her out of her situation.
Love and Mary

Director: Elizabeth Harrison Producers: Peter James Cooper, Jonathan Downs Writer: Elizabeth Harrison Cast: Gabriel Mann, Lauren German, Whitney Able, Ben Gourley, Mary Bonner Barker, Tommy Townsend, Louanne Stephens, Marco Perella, Brian Thornton, Bonne Gallup, E.J. Nolan

MERCY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = MERCY)

11:15 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 85 min.
After serving twenty-five years for committing a mysterious and violent crime, John is released from prison, but his encounters on the outside effectively establish the bleak and miserable tone that seems to characterize his life.
Mercy

Director: Patrick Roddy Producer: Patrick Roddy Writer: Patrick Roddy Cast: Gary Shannon, Shelley Farrell, Julie Ann Fay, Carol Anne Gayle, Charles McNeely III

THE METROSEXUAL
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = THE METROSEXUAL)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 84 min.
Finally, a label worth wearing.
The Metrosexual

Director: Adam Kaufman Producers: Adam Kaufman, David Borgula, Kelly Farrell, Tobey Sexton Writer: Bruce Weitz, Catherine Wreford, Nick Paonessa, Mya Harrison, Colm Meaney, Shaun Benson

THE MIRROR
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = THE MIRROR)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 88 min.
A young woman's life changes when she discovers that the mirror in the bathroom of her family's house is double-sided. She begins spying on her parents and discovers their secret double life while uncovering the mystery behind why the mirror was built.
The Mirror

Director: Stephen Eckelberry Producers: Kimberly Kates, David Zappone, Michael Manasseri Writer: Stephen Eckelberry Cast: Kelly LeBrock, Erin Cahill, Thaao Penghlis

MOONPIE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = MOONPIE)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 87 min.
"Principal Henderson Sux," it says on the bathroom wall -- and he believes it until his life is turned upside down by a bipolar third-grade teacher and his seven-year-old son's never-ending pursuit of the prettiest girl in the school.
Moonpie

Director: Drake Doremus Producers: Chris Ranta, Chris Aagaard, Timothy Shiner Writers: Drake Doremus, Lindsay Stidham Cast: Michael McDonald, Stephanie Weir

MUSIC WITHIN
United States
By Invitation Only

7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 93 min.
The true story of Richard Pimentel, a brilliant public speaker with a troubled past, who returns from Vietnam with severely impaired hearing and finds a new purpose in his landmark efforts on the behalf of Americans with disabilities.
Music Within

Director: Steven Sawalich Producer: Brett Donowho Writers: Bret McKinney, Mark Andrew Olson Cast: Ron Livingston, Melissa George, Michael Sheen, Rebecca De Mornay

NUMB
Canada
(PROGRAM TITLE = NUMB)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 94 min.
Hudson Milbank (Matthew Perry) is a screenwriter who over-smokes a joint, sending him over the edge into what is diagnosed as "depersonalization disorder," the sense that everything around him is unreal. He meets the girl of his dreams, who makes his race to recovery imperative, and he seeks out every therapy imaginable.
Numb

Director: Harris Goldberg Producers: Kirk Shaw, Mary Aloe Writer: Harris Goldberg Cast: Matthew Perry, Lynn Collins, Kevin Pollak, Mary Steenburgen

POSTAL
United States/Germany
(PROGRAM TITLE = POSTAL)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 124 min.
In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser (Zack Ward) teams up with his cult-leading uncle (Dave Foley) to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.
Postal

Director: Uwe Boll Producers: Uwe Boll, Dan Clarke, Shawn Williamson Writer: Uwe Boll Cast: Chris Coppola, Zack Ward, Chris Spencer, Jackie Thon, Michael Benyar, Dave Foley

SPACEDISCO-ONE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SPACEDISCO-ONE)

12:00 midnight, Oct. 19, Friday. 45 min.
1984's Winston Smith has crashed through some kind of inter-dimensional gateway and somehow ended up on the orbital platform SpaceDisco-One. He finds himself trying to escape from Oceania while StarGirl and Skyla try to rescue Starbuck (Dirk Benedict) from the Big Brother TV show.
SpaceDisco-One

Director: Damon Packard Producers: Damon Packard, Bob Ellis Writer: Damon Packard Cast: Amanda Mullins, Simon Prescott, DonnaMarie Recco, Robert Meyers, Patrick Thomas

SPIRAL
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SPIRAL)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 93 min.
When a reclusive artist begins to have feelings for his whimsical new subject, disturbed feelings from his past threaten to lead him down a path of destruction.
Spiral

Directors: Adam Green, Joel David Moore Producers: Cory Neal, Jeremy Danial Boreing Writers: Jeremy Danial Boreing, Joel David Moore Cast: Joel David Moore, Zachary Levi, Amber Tamblyn, Tricia Hefler

SUMMER SCARS
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = SUMMER SCARS)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 75 min.
When six fourteen-year-old kids bunk off school to play hookie in the woods, they are held hostage by a drifter and forced to embrace the dark side of human nature to survive the ordeal.
Summer Scars

Director: Julian Richards Producers: Sabina Sattar, Julian Richards, Mike Tims Writer: Al Wilson Cast: Kevin Howarth, Ciaran Joyce, Amy Harvey, Jonathan Jones, Darren Evans, Chris Conway, Ryan Conway

SUPERHEROES
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SUPERHEROES)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 84 min.
Superheroes is the story of a wounded Iraqi War veteran, who struggles to live with the psychological and physical scars of battle, and of the young filmmaker who accompanies him to a cabin in the Catskills to document his story.
Superheroes

Director: Alan Brown Producers: Agathe David-Weill, Steven Shapiro Writer: Alan Brown Cast: Dash Mihok, Spencer Treat Clark

TAKE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = TAKE)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 99 min.
The lives of two strangers, a struggling mother (Minnie Driver) and a gambling addict (Jeremy Renner) converge in unspeakable tragedy. Years later, they must come to terms with themselves and one another. As two pivotal days, one past and one present, unfold in a nonlinear mosaic, Take explores the corrosive effects of resentment and hatred.
Take

Director: Charles Oliver Producer: Chet Thomas Writer: Charles Oliver Cast: Minnie Driver, Jeremy Renner, Adam Rodriguez, Bobby Coleman, David Denman

UNDER THE MUD
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = UNDER THE MUD)

11:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 85 min.
The family from hell or a hell of a family? You decide.
Under the Mud

Director: Sol Papadopoulos Producers: Roy Boulter, Sol Papadopoulos Writer: Julie Currie Cast: Andrew Schofield, Kate Kitzgerald, Lisa Parry, James McMartin

X'S & O'S
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = X'S & O'S)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 92 min.
X's & O's is a romantic comedy about a group of twenty-somethings looking to score points in the game of love. A biochemistry teacher tries to seduce the woman of his dreams by dating his lab partner, while his charismatic best friend decides to give up the game for good.
X's & O's

Director: Kedar Korde Producers: Kedar Korde, George Themelis Writer: Kedar Korde Cast: Judy Marte, Clayne Crawford, Warren Christie, Kel Micthell, Lynn Chen, Sarah Wright, John Wynn, Jill Bennett

TO BUY SCREENING TICKETS, GO TO ARCLIGHTCINEMAS.COM

Feature Films - Documentaries - Short Subjects
HFF Screening Schedule

NOTE: ArcLight Cinemas sells tickets by program title. We have listed the program title in blue with each film. Knowing the program title will help you when ordering tickets.

*All films subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

DOCUMENTARIES

ARTHUR'S PARADISE (LE PARADIS D'ARTHUR)
Canada
(PROGRAM TITLE = ARTHUR'S PARADISE)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 50 min.
Everyday life on a Quebec pig farm becomes a surrealistic fantasy in which opera meets farming, pigs go on a hunger strike, and a visitation by the Virgin Mary restores harmony.

Arthur's Paradise

Directors: Luc Beauchamp, Daniel Beauchamp Producers: Luc Beauchamp, Daniel Beauchamp Writers: Luc Beauchamp, Daniel Beauchamp

BEGGING NAKED
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = BEGGING NAKED)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 70 min.
As Elises known world of prostitution and stripping evaporate, she is unable to adapt in the working world. Then, when she loses the only home she's had for twenty years, she takes to the streets of New York. In this story of survival and self-undoing due to mental illness and drug addiction, we find that Elise has lost everything, even her mind.
Begging Naked

Director: Karen Gehres Producer: Karen Gehres Writer: Karen Gehres Cast: Elise Hill, Sally Roth

BLOODSUCKING CINEMA
United States
By Invitation Only

7:00 p.m. Oct. 18, Thursday. 55 min.
The sound of flapping bat wings, an empty coffin, and glistening fangs: perhaps the most enduring film genre of all time, vampire films continue to haunt us on the big screen. Why are we so fascinated with the myth of these immortal souls? Bloodsucking Cinema explores the origins and evolution of the vampire, as well as its entry into cinema's storytelling lexicon. Those appearing in Bloodsucking Cinema include actors Kristanna Loken, Cheech Marin, Stuart Townsend, and Corey Haim; directors Len Wiseman, Joel Schumacher, John Landis, John Carpenter, and Uwe Boll; and film critics Leonard Maltin, Harry Knowles, and others.
Bloodsucking Cinema

Director: Barry Gray Executive Producers: Christopher Black, Michael Ruggiero, Kirk Shaw, Brad McAfee Producers: Wendy McKernan, Laura Amelse Watson Writer: Barry Gray

DO IT FOR JOHNNY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = DO IT FOR JOHNNY)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 99 min.
Four indie filmmakers try to trump the Hollywood engine as they attempt to get their unknown, unsolicited, and unfunded indie screenplay past the mountains of red tape and directly into the hands of megastar/musician Johnny Depp.
Do It for Johnny

Director: Haylar Garcia Producers: Darcy Grabowski, Scott Baxendale Writer: Haylar Garcia Cast: Haylar Garcia

GANGS OF BAGHDAD
Switzerland
(PROGRAM TITLE = GANGS OF BAGHDAD)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 52 min.
Gangs of Baghdad sheds light on a side of life in Baghdad that has not been given enough attention, even if it has been dealt with before.
Gangs of Baghdad

Director: Aida Schlaepfer Producer: DA-production Writer: Aida Schlaepfer

GENERATION TEHRAN
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = BEGGING NAKED)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 26 min. Generation Tehran will change your mind about Iran, its people, and its future. As one of the youngest populations in the world (70% under 30), Iran's youth are helping to build a new country, and the foundations they lay will affect not only the Middle East, but also the whole world.
Generation Tehran

Director: Sara Bavar Producers: Sara Bavar, Soleiman Sharifpour Writer: Sara Bavar

INSIDE THE CIRCLE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = INSIDE THE CIRCLE)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 102 min.
Capturing the raw power and defiant creativity of a homegrown hip-hop movement, Inside the Circle charts the journey of talented b-boys Josh and Omar, best friends turned rivals, as they struggle to keep dance at the center of their lives.
Inside the Circle

Director: Marcy Garriott Producer: Marcy Garriott Cast: Josh Ayers, Omar Davila, Romeo Navarro

KABUL GIRLS CLUB
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = GANGS OF BAGHDAD)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 26 min.
The brave young women of Kabul struggle to form Afghanistan's first women's soccer league.
Kabul Girls Club

Director: Johnson McKelvy Producers: Phillip Parrish, Kerri Johnson, Johnson McKelvy Cast: Awista Ayub, Lance Armstrong, Madeleine Albright, Marvin Weinbaum, Massouda Jalal, Mavis Leno

KNEE DEEP
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = KNEE DEEP)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 81 min.
Josh Osborne believed the family farm was his, right up until the day his mother evicted him -- and that was the day he tried to kill her.
Knee Deep

Director: Michael Chandler Producers: Michael Chandler, Sheila Canavan Writer: Michael Chandler

MARDIK: FROM BAGHDAD TO HOLLYWOOD
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = MARDIK: FROM BAGHDAD TO HOLLYWOOD)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 82 min.
Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood traces one of the most unlikely journeys in American film history -- from Iraq to NYU film school, from busboy to writing Raging Bull, from being the hottest writer in New York to losing it all in LA, from forsaking his craft to becoming a favorite screenwriting teacher at USC, Mardik Martin may be one of moviemaking's most important screenwriters -- and least well known.

Directors: Ramy Katrib, Evan York, Jeff Orsa Producer: Ramy Katrib Writers Ramy Katrib, Evan York Cast: Martin Scorsese, Howard Rodman, Mark Harris, Irwin Winkler, Amy Heckerling, Nick Tanis, Gene Kirkwood, John Furia, Peter Biskind, Parick Verrone, Mardik Martin

OPERATION HOMECOMING: WRITING THE WARTIME EXPERIENCE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = OPERATION HOMECOMING: WRITING THE WARTIME EXPERIENCE)

10:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 81 min.
Operation Homecoming explores the firsthand accounts of American troops through their own words. The film, built upon a project created by the National Endowment for the Arts to gather the writing of soldiers and their families who have participated in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, provides depth and context to these experiences through a broader look at the universal themes of war literature.
Operation Homecoming

Director: Richard E. Robbins Producers: Tom Yellin, Richard E. Robbins Writers Various

SHADOWING THE THIRD MAN
Austria
(PROGRAM TITLE = SHADOWING THE THIRD MAN)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 90 min.
Shadowing the Third Man "shadows" the original noir thriller by revisiting the original locations in Vienna and unraveling the amazing mix of fact and fiction that makes The Third Man so compelling.
Shadowing the Third Man

Director: Frederick Baker Producers: Frederick Baker, Avril McRory Writer: Sandra Fasolt Cast: Guy Hamilton, Angela Allen, John Hurt (Narration), Daniel Selznick

SOLDIERS OF CONSCIENCE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SOLDIERS OF CONSCIENCE)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 87 min.
In a film about war, peace, and the transformative power of the human conscience, eight U.S. soldiers face the most difficult decision of their lives: to kill or not to kill.
Soldiers of Conscience

Directors: Catherine Ryan, Gary Weimberg Producers: Catherine Ryan, Gary Weimberg

WE ARE TOGETHER (THINA SIMUNYE)
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = WE ARE TOGETHER)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 87 min.
Life has not been easy for twelve-year-old Slindile and her friends at the Agape Orphanage in South Africa, but their young voices ring loud and clear. We Are Together follows their journey as they use their incredible singing voices to overcome tragedy. Filmed over three years, We Are Together is a film about sorrow, joy, and the strength of the human spirit.
We Are Together

Director: Paul Taylor Producers: Teddy Leifer, Paul Taylor Writers: Slindile Moya, Paul Taylor Cast: Slindile Moya, Sifiso Moya, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Kanye West

TO BUY SCREENING TICKETS, GO TO ARCLIGHTCINEMAS.COM

Feature Films - Documentaries - Short Subjects
HFF Screening Schedule

NOTE: ArcLight Cinemas sells tickets by program title. We have listed the program title in blue for each film. Knowing the program title will help you when ordering tickets.

*All films subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

SHORT SUBJECTS

THE ADVENTURES OF BAXTER AND MCGUIRE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = THE METROSEXUAL)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 3 min.
Baxter and McGuire are the closest of pals who never leave each other's side. They also just happen to be testicles.

Director: Mike Blum Producer: Mike Blum Writers: Michael Weithorn, Nick Bakay Cast: Dana Gould, Nick Bakay

AHAAARRR!
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = LA CUCINA)

7:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 15 min.
A voice-over artist hired to perform as a pirate in a radio commercial for a boat accessories shop is horrifically humiliated by an overpicky producer.

Ahaaarrr!

Director: Steve Skinner Producer: Jonathan Kydd Writer: Jonathan Kydd Cast: Jonathan Kydd

BOY'S OWN STORY
Australia
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #2)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 9 min.
An odyssey of a man's life from its troubled beginning to its disturbing end. Darkly humorous, Boy's Own Story is a powerful allegory of the American dream gone very wrong.
Boy's Own Story

Director: Michael Petroni Producer: Jamie Hilton Writer: Michael Petroni Cast: Denise Roberts, Lucas Bliss, Malcolm Kennard, Paul Livingston, Roy Billing

THE CARESS OF THE CREATURE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = MERCY)

11:15 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 19 min.
What is lurking in the waters of Lake Habbagappee ... and is it gay?
Caress of the Creature

Director: Stewart McAlpine Producer: Eric Leong Writer: Stewart McAlpine Cast: Owen Provencher, Junior Mendez, Michael Carlucci, Michael Yama

COLD HARD CASH
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ASS MONSTER)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 10 min.
Deane and Tanya both owe Duvelle a lot of money. The only way out is to work together and steal a briefcase loaded with cash. Watch what happens when two beautiful bad girls are put in a desperate situation.
Cold Hard Cash

Director: Mike Pecci Producer: Mike Pecci Writer: Mr. Lynch Cast: Eliska Suicide, Odette Suicide, John Hart, Ralph Pratt, Tron Howitzer, Bailey Maxwell

CREEPERS
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #2)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 7 min.
A group of clumsy rainforest creepers secretly become superheroes who stumble through rescuing their fellow creatures from the sabotage of the sinister creeper at the local festival.
Creepers

Director: Mark Simon Producers: Helen Lyons, David Lyons, Mark Simon, Jeff Scheetz Writers: Helen Lyons, David Lyons, Mark Simon, Jeanne Simon Cast: Brian Bazala, Enoc Castaneda, Jeanne Simon, John Chadwick, Mark Simon

CROSSING THE HEART
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #3)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 32 min.
When an aging vigilante captures a young Mexican border-crosser, they become stranded in the Arizona desert in the heat of the summer where they have no water and no way to communicate with the outside world or with each other.
Crossing the Heart

Director: Steven Hood Producer: Denise Hagerman Writer: Steven Hood Cast: Efren Ramirez, Kris Kristofferson

DARTSVILLE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #3)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 24 min.
When a young dart prodigy upstages his ruthlessly jealous father days before the big tournament, a conflict is born the likes of which Dartsville ain't ever seen.
Dartsville

Director: Tony West Producers: Chris Rice, Mark Riley, Tony West Writer: Ben McMillan Cast: Chris Rice, Mark Riley, Michael Trotter

DON'T TELL ME
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #2)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 3 min.
Everyone knows how it feels to fear what lives under the bed, but for this girl, it is the beautiful and sexy Allison Kyler and her army of dolls. This story follows a haunted girl from the moment her parents turn off the lights until the moment they turn back on.

Director: Dave Yarovesky Producers: Dave Yarovesky, Allison Kyler Writer: Dave Yarovesky Cast: Allison Kyler

FBIzoo
France
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #2)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 13 min.
In a motel in Dallas, 1963, an FBI agent bugs a crime ring occupying a neighboring room, a few days before JFK's murder.
FBIzoo

Director: Julien Vray, Yohann Angelvy Producer: Marc Nicolas Writer: Léa Pernollet Cast: Patrick Floersheim, Vincent Cassel

THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SOLDIERS OF CONSCIENCE)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 7 min.
Have we so soon forgotten the six million people crying from the graves of the Holocaust? We must not let history repeat itself as the veil of darkness rises once again. We must not remain silent, we must all make a stand for Zion's sake and say, "Never again!"

Director: Stan Moore Producers: Yochanan Ben Yehuda, Laurie Cardoza-Moore Writers: Marcellino, T. Pearce Cast: Ted Pearce

GEIRALD THE 5-LEGGED SPIDER
Canada
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 3 min.
Geirald is a five-legged spider that is unable to spin functional webs until a miraculous event changes his life forever.
Geirald the 5-Legged Spider

Director: Sam Rusztyn Producer: Sam Rusztyn Writer: Sam Rusztyn

A GENTLEMEN'S DUEL
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = 20,13)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 8 min.
A seemingly innocent tea party takes a turn for the dramatic when two imperious aristocrats suddenly find themselves competing for the affections of the same fair lady.
Gentlemen's Duel

Directors: Francisco Ruiz, Sean McNally Producers: Tim Miller, Al Shier, Debbie Yu Writers: Francisco Ruiz, Sean McNally, Jeff Fowler, Tim Miller

GOD'S WOUNDS
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = ARTHUR'S PARADISE)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 22 min.
An idyllic English village becomes the target of animal rights extremists intent on closing down the guinea-pig farm that has brought prosperity to this rural community. All is not as it seems in this exploration of beliefs that conflict with both friendship and identity.
God's Wounds

Director: Wayne Holloway Producer: Emma Cairns Writer: Wayne Holloway Cast: Emily Beecham, Christina Cole, Luke Treadaway, Lee Whitlock

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD ABOUT VUKOVAR?
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ARTEFACTS)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 16 min.
An Iraq war veteran. A Croatian refugee. A surreal journey through Los Angeles brings together two distant characters and two not so distant worlds.
Have You Ever Heard About Vukovar?

Director: Paolo Borraccetti Producers: Annie Lukowski, Zak Mechanic Writer: Paolo Borraccetti Cast:Ash Mayberry, Josip Kuchan

HUM
Denmark
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 9 min.
The small turntable-headed robot 'Hum' sits alone in an old workshop, and decides to create a friend.

Director: Todd McFarlane Producer: Terry Fitzgerald Writers: Terence Fitzgerald, Todd McFarlane

L.A. NOIR
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SHADOWING THE THIRD MAN)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 10 min.
A writer/working stiff chases after a mysterious woman haunting him throughout the day, only to discover that he's the one who's being stalked.
L.A. Noir

Director: Conrad Jackson Producers: Jed Rhein, Paul Huff, Ricardo Acuna Writer: Ricardo Acuna Cast: Chris Judd, Staci Flood

THE LAST THING TO GO THROUGH A FLY'S MIND
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 9 min.
A man dies and is given an ultimatum by God; repent or suffer for eternity. He refuses and is reincarnated as different creatures until as a fly he discovers the meaning of life and repents only to be robbed of his newfound happiness by an ironic twist of fate.
The Last Thing to Go Through a Fly's Mind

Director: Steve Webb Producer: Steve Webb Writer: Phil Webb Cast: Ralph Ineson

THE LETTER (PISMO)
Canada
(PROGRAM TITLE = OPERATION HOMECOMING: WRITING THE WARTIME EXPERIENCE)

10:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 18 min.
A wounded Russian soldier puts his wife through an emotional test, with a result he didn't anticipate.
The Letter (Pismo)

Director: Matvei Zhivov Producer: Andrei Fedulov Writers: Matvei Zhivov, Tatiana Sarana Cast: Aleksei Serebryakov, Viktoriya Tolstoganova

NEW TO LAUNDRY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 6 min.
Bud's philosophy when meeting girls is that you've got to make them laugh, but when he tries a pick-up line at the local Laundromat, it leads him to places he never expected.
New to Laundry

Director: Isa Totah Producers: Will Potter, Isa Totah Writers: Isa Totah, Tim Lane, Will Potter Cast: Diane Luby Lane, Time Lane, Will Potter

NIGHT OF THE HELL HAMSTERS
United Kingdom/New Zealand
(PROGRAM TITLE = END OF THE LINE)

9:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 16 min.
When will people learn that nothing good ever comes from Ouija boards!?! A night of playful Ouija occult fun turns into a blood-soaked end of the world in this short film from director Paul Campion.
Night of the Hell Hamsters

Director: Paul Campion Producer: Elisabeth Pinto Writers: Hadyn Green, Mike Roseingrave, Paul Champion Cast: Stephanie Radcliffe, Paul O'Neill

THE RECKONING
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #3)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 21 min.
It's a payback. From way back... A powerful thriller centers on the explosive confrontation between an emotionally scarred young man named Bobbie (Steve Braun) who has carried a terrible secret since childhood -- and the man who betrayed him years ago (Jack McGee).
The Reckoning

Director: Rob Lawe Producer: Monica Goss Writer: Rob Lawe Cast: Steven Braun, Julia Jones, Jack McGee

ROGER CLEMENS 2057
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ASS MONSTER)

9:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Saturday.
A great spoof where an aged Roger Clemens tries to land another pitching gig with the Yankees.

Directors: Mike Barber, Matt Oates Producer: Mike Barber Cast: Mike Barber. Johnny Holiday

ROOM NINE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = GOOD TIME MAX)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 13 min.
In this gritty atmospheric mystery set on the edge of the California desert, a woman on the run awaits a rendezvous that will affect her and the other residents of a seedy motel.
Room Nine

Director: Paul Street Producer: Taylor Pinson Writer: Paul Street Cast: Celeste Thorson, Manny Marquez, Simon Bingham, Julia Cyr, Adam Gerash

RUMBLE VALLEY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = SUPERHEROES)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 21, Sunday. 13 min.
A stranger in a desolate town, Billy walks into a '50s diner to find that it screams bad news. Dominated by a local gang and its leader Buzz, the diner is swarming with hooligans and their scantily clad girlfriends. Immediately causing a disturbance by checking out Buzz's girl, Billy incites a showdown that can only end in a '50s era drag race.
Rumble Valley

Director: Zach Strauss Producers: Zach Strauss, David Wu Writers: Zach Strauss Cast: David Jon Wilson, Piper Kenny, Kendra Treichler

SIREN (SZIRENA)
Hungary
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #2)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 12 min.
A story about an accidental but fatal acquaintance of a Hungarian boy and a Russian soldier during the 1956 Revolution in Budapest.
Siren

Director: Andras Novak Producers: Andras Novak, Andras Muhi Writer: Andras Novak Cast: Jozsef Varga, Andras Novak, Nora Parti, Peter Katona, Zsolt Trill

SWING
Canada
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 4 min.
Two people in love are happy, but slowed by time, until a day comes when they find the means to go back and feel what they did when they were young.
Swing

Director: Esteban Azuela Producer: Vancouver Film School Writer: Esteban Azuela

THINGS LAST
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = HFF SHORTS PROGRAMM #1)

1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 8 min.
What if the human soul could be used as an infinite power source? What if you were the last person alive?
Things Last

Director: Constant van Hoeven Producer: Jeroen Meijer Writer: Constant van Hoeven Cast: Lennart Monaster

TIMZ "IRAQ"
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = GANGS OF BAGHDAD)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 4 min.
An anti-war music video about Iraq.

Director: Ron Najor Producer: Carolyn Vye Artist: Timz Cast: Tom H.

'TIS THE SEASON
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = MOONPIE)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 20, Saturday. 6 min.
New York City is a wondrous place for a child at Christmastime. But when Mom can't slow down enough to enjoy it, a kid may have to take things into her own hands. A charming story about the surprises to be found in the city's diversity.
'Tis the Season

Director: Bob Giovanelli Producers: Sarah E. Baker, Daniel Farag Writer: Bob Giovanelli Cast: Jadyn Gaertner, Ann Gaertner, Bern Cohen

THE WAKE
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = ARTHUR'S PARADISE)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 19 min.
In this suspenseful drama, an old lady mysteriously starves a young boy. Her bizarre method is seemingly without cause, but as the story unfolds, the truth is revealed in a stunning climax.
The Wake

Director: Matthew Byrne Producers: Christopher Ferrise, Ezra Venetos Writers: Christopher Ferrise, Matthew Byrne Cast: Claudia Troll, Tyler Chetta

WAR CRY
United States
(PROGRAM TITLE = GANGS OF BAGHDAD)

5:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 6 min.
War Cry finds two soldiers on a journey to notify the loved ones of soldiers killed in Iraq. After a long week and an especially painful family notification, Eddie can't take it any longer and has an epiphany -- he figures out how to save the soldiers before they get killed.
War Cry

Director: Aaron Weisblatt Producer: Camillia Sanes Writer: Aaron Weisblatt Cast: Nicholas Tucci, Ryan Smith

WAR HERO
United Kingdom
(PROGRAM TITLE = KNEE DEEP)

3:00 p.m. Oct. 19, Friday. 14 min.
The bloody aftermath of an unlawful military incursion into the war zone of Basra leaves the lone survivor facing a battle between guilt and blame.

Director: Doug Rao Producer: Doug Rao Writer: Doug Rao Cast: Simon Chandler, Scott Handy, Samuel Oatley, Houda Echoufni, Claire Cox, Jason Cheater, Khalid Laith

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Feature Films - Documentaries - Short Subjects

HFF SCREENING SCHEDULE

2007 Hollywood Film Festival Program
Screenings take place October 17 - 21 at Arclight Cinemas
6360 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.



Note: "The Hollywood Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival" takes place Friday, October 19, Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21.

Note: Screenings subject to change and/or to cancellation without notice.

 

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