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2010 — 46th Chicago International Film Festival

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Schell, Jonathan

Sex Magic: Manifesting Maya Sex Magic: Manifesting Maya

Welcome to Sedona, Arizona, and the mystical kingdom of world-renowned sex shaman Baba Dez. Dez is thrown into a tailspin when his mission to heal women with sexual dysfunctions (he’s slept with more than a thousand) drives away his one true love, Maya. He’ll try to get her back the only way he knows how

80 min.

Schmerberg, Ralf

Problema Problema

More than 70 years after the Nazis burned books in Berlin’s Bebelplatz Square, 112 influential people from 56 countries (including Willem Dafoe, Bianca Jagger, and Wim Wenders) gathered there for a momentous nine-hour discussion about where humanity’s been and where it’s going. Personal and passionate answers to 100 public-submitted questions were captured with hundreds of cameras and astoundingly edited with a potent collage of archival footage from our collective history. This visceral, mind-blowing film is required viewing.

In English, 95 min.

Schmudde, David

Refuge Refuge

Surreal encounters on a long drive across Iowa help a man come to terms with his feelings of guilt in Refuge.

17 min.

Schwimmer, David

Trust Trust

After carefree teenager Anna’s life is shattered by an online sexual predator, her parents (Clive Owen, Catherine Keener) struggle to help her pick up the pieces. As anger and disbelief drive her father’s desire for revenge, Anna is left to contend with her feelings of guilt and shame. Commanding performances by an ensemble cast drive this fiercely honest look at the devastating aftermath of rape. Directed by honorary Chicagoan David Schwimmer and based on the acclaimed Lookingglass Theatre production.

97 min.

Scud,

Amphetamine Amphetamine

Set against the backdrop of the 2008 economic crisis, this ravishingly beautiful erotic drama celebrates love even when it cannot be fully embraced. The fledgling relationship between swimming instructor Kafka and successful businessman Daniel is threatened by Kafka’s dual battle with drug addiction and his own questions about his sexual identity. Their feelings and futures become hopelessly entangled as complications and obstacles multiply.

English, Cantonese with subtitles, 97 min.

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