Daily updates from the first annual AFI DALLAS International Film Festival presented by Target, founding sponsor Victory Park, March 22 to April 1, 2007

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The Next Two Days

Things you don't want to miss during the next two days.

March 30
- THE FAVOR (Dir. Eva Aridjis) - 5 p.m. @ Magnolia - A loner who lives in New Jersey with his dog unexpectedly finds himself in charge of Johnny, a troubled youth. Lawrence struggles to forge a relationship with the boy despite their improbable situation.

March 30 - NEXT: A PRIMER ON URBAN PAINTING (Dir. Pablo Aravena) - 9:45 p.m. @ AFC - Street artists work outside the establishment and across the globe. Pablo Aravena finds the bright lights who flaunt The Man to make their masterpieces.

March 30 - SHORTS PROGRAM 6 - 5:30 p.m. @ Magnolia (and again March 30 5:15 p.m.) - Includes: Muertas, Top of the Circle, Checkpoint, Kidney Thiefs, Hairlady, The Box, Windowbreaker and The Kolaborator.

March 31 - A LAWYER WALKS INTO A BAR (Dir. Eric Chaikin) - 4 p.m. @ SMU Hughes-Triggs Theater - Six wannabe lawyers are studying for the California Bar Exams, but their chances for success are only 39 percent. Eric Chalkin shows how the legal system affects American culture through the students and interviews with big-time trial lawyers.

March 31 - SHARKWATER (Dir. Rob Stewart) - 8:30 p.m. @ Magnolia - Sharks often get a bad rap at the movies, but Rob Stewart shows just how important they are to the ecosystem and how fear and ignorance is threatening the species.