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Three Rivers Film Festival continues wide-ranging lineup |

Three Rivers Film Festival continues wide-ranging lineup

| Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:00 a.m

The 28th annual Three Rivers Film Festival continues this week, with a full slate of films from all over — from rural Pakistan (“Tahaan”), to World War II Poland (“No. 4 Street of Our Lady”), to Rwanda (“Munyurangabo”), to Pittsburgh (“In Service: Pittsburgh to Iraq”).

Highlights include “Thirst,” a bizarre vampire film from acclaimed Korean horror/thriller director Chan-wook Park, and “American Harmony,” a documentary about the dramatic and strangely compelling world of competitive barbershop quartet singing.

Ben Russell and Joe Grimm will present a live performance of “Mazes,” a multidisciplinary art project using “double 16mm projection, photo-sensitive and homebuilt electronics, film loops and manual manipulation of the projectors” to create a strange and beautiful cascade of light and sound.

Locally made films are featured, too — “In Service” tells the story of Western Pennsylvanians serving during the war in Iraq, from surviving roadside bombs to interrogating Saddam Hussein.

Admission to most films is $8. Details: .


“Bronson,” 7 p.m., Regent Square Theater, Regent Square

“Thirst,” 9 p.m., Regent Square

“Freedom House,” 5:30 p.m., Harris Theater, Downtown

“Youssou N’dour: I Bring What I Love,” 8 p.m., Harris

“Blue Angel,” 7 p.m., Melwood Screening Room, Oakland


“American Harmony,” 7:15 p.m., Regent Square

“How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh?” 9:15 p.m., Regent Square

“Somers Town,” 7:15 p.m., Harris

“The Paranoids,” 9 p.m., Harris

Three Rivers Film Symposium, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Melwood

Dominic Angerame presents: Canyon Cinema, 7 p.m., Melwood

Ben Russell and Joe Grimm present “Mazes,” 9:30 p.m., Melwood


“American Harmony,” 2:15 p.m., Regent Square

“Tahaan,” 4:45 p.m., Regent Square

“The Messenger,” 7 p.m., Regent Square

“Serious Moonlight,” 9:30 p.m., Regent Square

“Laila’s Birthday,” 4 p.m., Harris

“Somers Town,” 6 p.m., Harris

“No. 4 Street of Our Lady,” 8 p.m., Harris

“Earth Days,” 4:30 p.m., Melwood

“Rachel Is,” 7 p.m., Melwood

“Let Each One Go Where He May,” 9:15 p.m., Melwood


“How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh?” 3 p.m., Regent Square

“The Baker,” 5:30 p.m., Regent Square

“Serious Moonlight,” 7:30 p.m., Regent Square

“Youssou N’dour: I Bring What I Love,” 2 p.m., Harris

“The Paranoids,” 4 p.m., Harris

“No. 4 Street of Our Lady,” 2 p.m., Melwood

“Earth Days,” 4:30 p.m., Melwood


“Tahaan,” 7 p.m., Regent Square

“The Baker,” 9 p.m., Regent Square

“Munyurangabo,” 7 p.m., Harris

“Laila’s Birthday,” 9 p.m., Harris

“Died Young, Stayed Pretty,” 7:30 p.m., Melwood


“Carpet Racers” & Film Kitchen reception, 7 p.m., Regent Square

“Munyurangabo,” 7 p.m., Harris

“General Nil,” 9 p.m., Harris

“The Joy of Singing,” 7:30 p.m., Melwood


“In Service: Pittsburgh to Iraq,” 7:30 p.m., Regent Square

“General Nil,” 7 p.m., Harris

“Lake Tahoe,” 9:15 p.m., Harris

“The Joy of Singing,” 7:30 p.m., Melwood

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