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Three Rivers Film Festival continues with bevy of movies

Three Rivers Film Festival

When: Through Nov. 17

Admission: $10; $15 for closing night and special events

Where: Regent Square Theater, Melwood Screening Room and Harris Theater

Details: www.3rff.com

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By Miichael Machosky
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, 8:55 p.m.
 

The Three Rivers Film Festival continues this week at the Regent Square Theater, the Harris Theater (Downtown) and the Melwood Screening Room at Pittsburgh Filmmakers (Oakland). The festival, in its 31st year, brings foreign, independents, documentaries and classic films to Pittsburgh, and goes on through Nov. 17.

As always, the films are all over the map, ranging from turn-of-the-century Poland in “The Promised Land” to contemporary America in “The House I Live In,” a documentary about the war on drugs and its casualties, from acclaimed director Eugene Jarecki.

An obvious highlight this year is silent horror masterpiece “Vampyr” (1932), shown Tuesday at Regent Square with a live musical score performed by Steven Severin, of Souxsie and the Banshees.

Thursday

Film Kitchen: “Greg & Donny”: 8 p.m. (with reception at 7 p.m.), Regent Square Theater

“The House I Live In”: 7 p.m., Harris Theater, Downtown

“The Mekong Hotel”: 9:15 p.m., Harris

“The Promised Land”: 7 p.m., Melwood Screening Room, Oakland

Friday

“We Are Alive!” with Buba & Dubensky: 7 p.m. Regent Square

“Clandestine Childhood”: 9:30 p.m., Regent Square

“17 Girls”: 7 p.m., Harris

“The Comedy”: 9 p.m., Harris

“Now, Forager”: 7 p.m., Melwood

“Gregory Crewdson — Brief Encounters”: 9:15 p.m., Melwood

“Wake in Fright”: 11 p.m., Melwood

Saturday

“Arrugas”: 2 p.m., Regent Square

“The Law in These Parts”: 4:15 p.m., Regent Square

“Leviathan”: 6:45 p.m., Regent Square

“Barbara”: 8:45 p.m., Regent Square

“My Name is Ki”: 4 p.m., Harris

“Mekong Hotel”: 6 p.m., Harris

“Caesar Must Die”: 8 p.m., Harris

“Tales of the Night”: 1:30 p.m., Melwood

“Gregory Crewdson — Brief Encounters”: 3:15 p.m., Melwood

“Kid-Thing”: 6 p.m., Melwood

“Green”: 8:30 p.m., Melwood

Sunday

“The Law in These Parts”: 1 p.m., Regent Square

“Maxo Vanka's Masterpiece”: 3:30 p.m., Regent Square

“Clandestine Childhood”: 5:30 p.m., Regents Square

“The Connection”: 8 p.m., Regent Square

“Caesar Must Die”: 2 p.m., Harris

“Shun Li and the Poet”: 4:45 p.m., Harris

“The Comedy”: 7 p.m., Harris

Monday

“Arrugas”: 7 p.m., Regent Square

“Barbara”: 9 p.m., Regent Square

Tuesday

“Vampyr:” With live music by Steven Severin, 8 p.m. Regent Square

“My Name is Ki”: 7 p.m., Harris

“Night Across the Street”: 8 p.m., Melwood

Wednesday

“80 Million”: 7 p.m., Regent Square

“Leviathan”: 9:15 p.m., Regent Square

Films of Lilan Schwartz: 7 p.m., Melwood

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