Three Rivers Film Festival lineup

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Three Rivers Film Festival tickets, $15 for opening and closing nights and $10 for most others, are on sale through (1-888-71tickets if no Internet access). If tickets remain, they will be sold at the door 30 minutes before showtime.

A six-pack pass, $50, good for six admissions excluding special events, is available only through the front desk at Pittsburgh Filmmakers in Oakland or its three theaters: Melwood Screening Room (MSR in listings that follow), 477 Melwood Ave., Oakland; Regent Square Theater (RS), 1035 S. Braddock Ave.; and Harris Theater (HT), 809 Liberty Ave., Downtown.

For more details, including receptions, filmmaker appearances and accompanying short films, see

Here is the announced lineup for the festival presented by Filmmakers and Dollar Bank:


7:30 p.m.: "Silver Linings Playbook" -- See review. RS.

7:30 p.m.: "Rust and Bone" -- See review. HT.

7:30 p.m.: "Beware of Mr. Baker" -- See review. MSR.


2 p.m.: "The Adventures of Robin Hood" -- 1938 Errol Flynn adventure with live music by Lungs Face Feet band. RS.

2 p.m.: "Mothers of Bedford" -- A look at five prisoners trying to "parent" from behind bars. MSR.

2:30 p.m.: "Lucky" -- See review. HT.

4:30 p.m.: "Sister" -- Swiss entry for best foreign-language film, a coming-of-age drama set in the Alps. RS.

5 p.m.: "Neighboring Sounds" -- When a private security firm is reluctantly brought into a Brazilian coastal town to respond to petty crimes, it unleashes anxieties and resentments of a society divided by wealth. HT.

5 p.m.: "Compliance" -- Suspense drama about two fast-food employees, one accused of stealing money from a customer's purse. MSR.

7 p.m.: "Teddy Bear" -- See review. RS.

7:30 p.m.: "Letters to Santa" -- Called a Polish version of "Love Actually" (minus Hugh Grant, of course), this romcom is set in Warsaw on snowy Christmas Eve. MSR.

8 p.m.: "Richard's Wedding" -- Friends reunite for a wedding and revive jealousies and debates on politics, religion and success. HT.

9:15 p.m.: "3, 2, 1 ... Frankie Go Boom" -- Comedy, starring Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids"), about sibling rivalry gone awry. RS.


2 p.m.: "Let My People Go!" -- Fusion of gay romcom, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce. RS.

2 p.m.: "Step Up to the Plate" -- Documentary about chef Michel Bras, who decides to hand over his celebrated restaurant to his son but has trouble letting go. HT.

2 p.m.: "Letters to Santa." MSR.

4:30 p.m.: "17 Girls" -- French film, inspired by Massachusetts events, about a high school pregnancy pact. HT.

5 p.m.: "Sister." RS.

5 p.m.: "Now, Forager" -- Tale about organic food lovers whose nomadic foraging for wild mushrooms (which they sell to restaurants) strains their marriage. MSR.

7 p.m.: "The House I Live In" -- See review. HT.

7:15 p.m.: "Green" -- A friendship between two women dissolves as they are drawn into destructive spiral of jealousy and paranoid fantasy. MSR.

7:30 p.m.: "The Makioka Sisters" -- Restored print of 1983 Japanese film about four sisters who have taken on their family's kimono manufacturing business. RS.


7 p.m.: Steel Town Film Factory Event -- Fourth annual contest kickoff and screening of winner Yulin Kuang's "The Perils of Growing Up Flat Chested." RS.

7 p.m.: "Lucky." HT.

7 p.m.: "Neighboring Sounds." MSR.

9:15 p.m.: "Richard's Wedding." HT.

9:30 p.m.: "Compliance." MSR.


7 p.m.: "Rose" --World War II drama about a widow left alone on a remote farm, winner of five Polish film awards. RS.

9 p.m.: "Let My People Go!" RS.


7 p.m.: "Teddy Bear." RS.

7 p.m.: "Deccani Souls" -- Pittsburgh-based artist Kaz Rahman produced this meditative film exploring the complexities of dreams and one's place in the world. MSR.

7:30 p.m.: "Step Up to the Plate." HT.

9 p.m.: "Rose." RS.

9:15 p.m.: "3, 2, 1 ... Frankie Go Boom." MSR.



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