WinterFest 2019 Films

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  • Alamo Drafthouse
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  • Documentary
  • Narrative
February 16, 2019

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

USA English WinterFest 2019
February 16
Alamo Drafthouse
2550 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Pulitzer is an American icon who spoke of "fake news" over one hundred years ago. He fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a democracy long before our present threats to press freedom

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A Fortunate Man

Denmark Danish German WinterFest 2019
February 16
Alamo Drafthouse
2550 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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In the late 19th century, Peter Sidenius is an ambitious young man from a devout Christian family in Western Denmark, who travels to the Danish capital of Copenhagen to study engineering, rebelling against his clergyman father. He comes into contact with the intellectual circles of a wealthy, Jewish family and seduces the elder daughter, Jakobe. Per, as he now calls himself, conceives a large-scale engineering project including the construction of a series of canals in his native Jutland, and lobbies for its construction. But just as Per seems to be about to make his dreams come true, his pride stands in the way.

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Working Woman

Israel Hebrew WinterFest 2019
February 16
Alamo Drafthouse
2550 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Orna, is the mother of three young children with a husband struggling to start his own restaurant. To help support her family Orna returns to the workplace, landing a job with a former army superior, Benny who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna embraces her new position and tries to balance its demands with her home life, she begins to experience escalating sexual harassment from her boss.

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Untogether

USA English WinterFest 2019
February 16
Alamo Drafthouse
2550 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Andrea is a recently sober writer whose career has stalled since she published her debut novel several years ago. She strikes up an affair with Nick (Jamie Dornan), a doctor-turned-writer who is hailed for his wartime memoir. At the same time, her sister Tara, a massage therapist dating an aging rock star (Ben Mendelsohn), finds herself inexorably drawn to a newfound religious zeal and, particularly, to a politically engaged rabbi (Billy Crystal).

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