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Nine films, nine shorts remain to be seen at SpIFF

Spokane’s infatuation with all things international continues on the big screen this weekend as the 2009 Spokane International Film Festival concludes its 11-day run.

Beginning with a showing of the South Korean film “Keurosing” (“Crossing”) tonight at 6, ending with the U.S. documentary “The Wrecking Crew” at 6 p.m. Sunday, the final three days of the festival boasts nine feature films and a like number of shorts, representing a dozen different countries.

All will play at AMC’s River Park Square Theatres.

Tickets are $10 per show. For more information go online at www.spokanefilmfestival.org. Or call (509) 624-2615.

Tonight

6 p.m.: “Keurosing” (“Crossing”), South Korea, 2008 (1:47), in Korean with English subtitles. Preceded by “Dry Rain,” U.S., 2008 (:23).

9 p.m.: “Auf der anderen Seite” (“The Edge of Heaven”), Germany/Turkey/Italy, 2007 (2:02), in German, Turkish and English with English subtitles. Preceded by “Perfect Match,” U.S., 2008 (:05).

Saturday

Noon: “Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of New Orleans,” U.S., 2008 (1:08). Preceded by “Downstream,” U.S./Canada, 2008 (:35).

3 p.m.: “Pachamama,” Bolivia/Japan/U.S., 2008 (1:44), in Quechua with English subtitles. Preceded by “Baiana,” Canada, 2008 (:06).

6 p.m.: “Hanami” (“Cherry Blossoms”), Germany/France, 2008 (2:07), in German, Japanese and English with English subtitles. Preceded by “Yellow Sticky Notes,” Canada, 2008 (:06).

9 p.m.: “Ting che” (“Parking”), Taiwan, 2008 (1:54), in Hokkien, Mandarin and Cantonese with English subtitles. Preceded by “C Block,” Canada, 2008 (:04).

Sunday

Noon: “Yar” (“The Hollow”), Russia, 2008 (1:43), in Russian with English subtitles. Preceded by “My Inventions,” Canada, 2008 (:15).

3 p.m.: “Sztuczki” (“Tricks”), Poland, 2007 (1:35), in Polish with English subtitles. Preceded by “For a Few Marbles More,” Netherlands, 2008 (:11).

6 p.m.: “The Wrecking Crew,” U.S., 2008 (1:38). Preceded by “Ctrl Z,” U.S., 2008 (:06).

8:30 p.m.: Closing party.

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