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Documentary film schedule 

Here is a list of some of the films being shown at the 15th Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival beginning Friday, Oct. 20, and running through Oct. 29. A complete list of films is available at www.hsdfi.org/filmlists/2006films.htm



10 Questions For The Dalai Lama — Contains rare historical footage as well as footage supplied by individuals who, at great risk, filmed covertly inside Tibet. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23; 10:55 a.m. Oct. 27.

51 Birch Street — Filmmaker Doug Block examines his parents’ 54-year marriage. 3:40 p.m. Oct. 23; 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

Abel Raises Cain — A professional prankster’s life wreaking havoc on the media. 12:25 p.m. Oct. 23, 10 a.m. Oct. 27.

The ACLU Freedom Files: Dissent — Do Americans really have “free speech”? 2:05 p.m. Oct. 24; 10:05 Oct. 27.

Addicted To Oil: Thomas L. Friedman Reporting — The New York Times columnist explores the U.S. dependence on crude. 4:25 p.m. Oct. 23; 11:40 a.m. Oct. 29.

American Stag — Whatever happened to “stag” night? 9:15 p.m. Oct. 24, 9:15 p.m. Oct. 27.

...and then there were four — A gutsy grandma raises her four grandsons, who range from 4 to 7 years old. 12:05 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Oct. 28.

Barbara Leather — A custom sandal maker in NYC. 7:15 p.m. Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

Beyond Eyruv — A young Hasidic struggles with leaving his ultra-orthodox community. 2:05 p.m. Oct. 23, 4:10 p.m. Oct. 26.

Beyond the Call — Three former soldiers travel the world delivering humanitarian aid. 8:45 p.m. Oct. 23, 5:20 p.m. Oct. 28.

The Big Buy: Tom DeLay’s Stolen Congress — The story of one of the most blatant power grabs in American political history. 1:50 Oct. 25, 3:25 Oct. 28.

Bombhunters — The people who hunt bombs for a living. 11:25 a.m. Oct. 23, 10 a.m. Oct. 26.

Can Mr. Smith Get To Washington Anymore? — Jeff Smith takes on the Carnahan family. 5 p.m. Oct. 21, 7:25 Oct. 27.

Charles Banks Wilson, Portrait of an American Artist — An 88-year-old Fayetteville resident awakes every day to draw and paint. 4:35 p.m. Oct. 22, 2:45 p.m. Oct. 25.

The Chemo Ate My Homework — Coping with grief at St. Jude’s. 10 a.m. Oct. 23, 3 p.m. Oct. 29.

Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars — Revisiting the teacher who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, songs by Carly Simon. 5:35 p.m. Oct. 24, 1:05 p.m. Oct. 26.

The Cole Nobody Knows — Nat King Cole had a talented brother, and he’s finally getting some attention. 4:35 p.m. Oct. 24, 5:50 p.m. Oct. 26.

Darwin’s Nightmare — The effects of fishing the Nileperch in Tanzania. 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club — A look at the Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist from South Africa. 10:05 a.m. Oct. 21.

Dona Helena — A self-taught guitarist, discovered at age 69. 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 7:10 p.m. Oct. 26.

Enron: The Smartest Guy in the Room — The story behind the notorious corporate scandal. 10 a.m. Oct. 21.

Faberge: The Man With the Golden Hands — Documenting Carl Faberge’s art. 6:20 p.m. Oct. 21.

Fisher Poets — A unique breed that spins tall tales. 1:20 p.m. Oct. 22, 8:35, Oct. 25.

Genie in a Bottle Unleashed — The birth and legacy of the atomic age. 12:05 p.m. Oct. 21, 12:20 Oct. 25.

The Giant Buddhas — An essay on terrorism, tolerance, fanaticism and faith. 3:10 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Oct. 25.

God Sleeps in Rwanda — Five women rebuild their lives in a war-torn land. 10:05 a.m. Oct. 21.

Good Luck, Ray — Viewing Katrina within its fury. 11:50 a.m. Oct. 22, 1:15 p.m. Oct. 25.

The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief — Love for sale in the Japanese underground. 8:40 p.m. Oct. 24, 8:35 p.m. Oct. 27.

Headwaters: The School Away From Home — Families in Red Star, Ark., form a school. 10 a.m. Oct. 23, 3 p.m. Oct. 29.

Historic Bridges of Arkansas — Time and nature are taking some of the state’s history. 4:35 p.m. Oct. 21.

Hubert’s World — The physically disabled learn to become independent. 2:15 p.m. Oct. 23, 5 p.m. Oct. 26.

I for India — A chronicle of immigation seen through a family and their camera. 3:05 p.m. Oct. 24, noon Oct. 27.

I’m Boricua, Just So You Know! / Yo Soy Boricua, Pa’que Tu Lo Sepas! — Rosie Perez and her collaborators search to find why Puerto Ricans are “so damn proud.” 3:05 Oct. 28.

I Named Her Angel / Ismini Melek Koydum — A different view of Islam through the eyes of a 12-year-old Turkish girl. 11:15 a.m. Oct. 25, 10:04 a.m. Oct. 28.

If There Were No Lutherans... Would There Still Be Green Jell-o? — A wacky Lutheran pastor changes his corner of the world, one yard sign at a time. 7:15 p.m. Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

In the Shadow of the Palms — Filmed by enemy lines in Iraq. 12:45 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Oct. 22.

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple — Retracing the rise and fall of the Peoples Temple. 9:05 p.m. Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

Key West Cock Tales — A city hatches a plan to rid itself of wild chickens. 12:05 p.m. Oct. 21, 12:45 p.m. Oct. 28.

Kind, True and Necessary — A Quaker couple in Oregon help others. Noon Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

King Leopold’s Ghost — Don Cheadle narrates the story of the richest country in Africa, ravaged by a greedy king. 11:40 a.m Oct. 25, 12:50 p.m. Oct. 29.

Letters from the Other Side — Familes are torn apart by NAFTA economics. 1:15 p.m. Oct. 24, 8:45 p.m. Oct. 28.

A Life Among Whales — One man seeks to save the whales, 10:05 a.m. Oct. 23, 3:45 p.m. Oct. 29.

The Lost Year — Little Rock’s schools close, but the football programs continue following the Central High Desegregation Crisis of 1957-58. 3 p.m. Oct. 22, 5:45 p.m. Oct. 25.

March of the Penguins — The annual journey of the Emperor penguins. 7:25 p.m. Oct. 21, 9:25 Oct. 26.

Murderball — Quadriplegics play full-contact rugby in Mad Max-style wheelchairs. 7 p.m. Oct. 21.

The Mushroom Club — A look at Hiroshima. 10:05 a.m. Oct. 21.

A New Island — One-tenth of the popular of the Marshall Islands is living in Springdale. 1:25 p.m. Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The North Face Expeditions: Between Heaven and Earth — A journey to Russia’s remote Sayan Mountains. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 12:50 p.m. Oct. 27.

Of Wind and Waves: The Life of Woody Brown — A 94-year-old surfer-sailor whose life also was touched by tragedy. 9:35 p.m. Oct. 25, 1:40 p.m. Oct. 28.

One in 2000 — An exploration into the lives of intersex people, whose anatomy doesn’t fit the standard of male or female categories. 8:40 p.m. Oct. 24, 11:45 a.m. Oct. 28.

The Pact — Three black men who overcame poverty try to inspire the next generation. 5:40 p.m. Oct. 23, 10:05 a.m. Oct. 26.

Pray and Serve: Amma’s Response to the Tsunami — Within hours of a tsunami, a city’s local colleges are turned into relief camps. 10:05 a.m. Oct. 28, 10:05 a.m. Oct. 29.

Project: B-Boy | Kujo — A physical art that is making a worldwide comeback. 10 a.m. Oct. 24, 4:25 p.m. Oct. 27.

Rain in a Dry Land — A portrait of two families who leave Africa for a new challenge in America. 2:35 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Oct. 29.

Robert, Mary and Katrina — A first-person account of surviving a hurricane. 11:50 a.m. Oct. 22, 1:15 p.m. Oct. 25.

... So Goes the Nation — The America electoral process is examined in Ohio. 2:05 p.m. Oct. 24, 3 p.m. Oct. 27.

Srebrenica Remains — Muslims begin to return home 10 years after a massacre. 11:25 a.m. Oct. 24, 5:05 p.m. Oct. 27.

Street Fight — The 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, N.J. 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Sunday, Oct 22, 2:30 PM

The Trials of Darryl Hunt — A harrowing tail of wrongful conviction. 4:15 p.m. Oct. 21, 8:25 p.m. Oct. 26.

The Tuesday Nighter — Austin’s best cyclists meet each week for a non-sanctioned road race. 7:15 p.m. Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

Walter Anderson: Realizations of an Artist — A fiercely independent artist. 2:05 p.m. Oct. 26, noon Oct. 28.

Was That A Switch — Skateboarding in and around Hot Springs. 10 a.m. Oct. 24, 4:25 p.m. Oct. 27.

The Wedding Proposal — A journalist tries to determine why she is not married at age 35. 12:05 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Oct. 28.

When We Were Tigers — Two Danish girls go in seach of adventure in India. 11:15 a.m. Oct. 25, 6 p.m. Oct. 26.


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