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Independent Film Festival Boston Sets Lineup; "Sleepwalk With Me" To Open

Indiewire By Aaron Bogert | Indiewire March 22, 2012 at 12:03PM

The Independent Film Festival Boston has announced its lineup for the 2012 edition. 
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IFC Films Mike Birbiglia in 'Sleepwalk With Me.'

The Independent Film Festival Boston has announced its lineup for the 2012 edition. 

The Opening Night film will be Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me."  The co-writer of the film, Ira Glass, will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A session.

Closing out the festival will be Lauren Greenfield's "The Queen of Versailles."  Greenfield will also be in attendance.

The festival will be screening over 130 films.  Additonal films that will shown include: Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse"; Julie Delpy's "2 Days In New York"; Guy Maddin's "Keyhole"; Michael Winterbottom's "Trishna"; plus speacial sneak previews of two documentaries: "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself" and "Knuckeball!"

The festival runs from April 25-May 2.

Full lineup below:

Narrative Features

2 DAYS IN NEW YORK directed by Julie Delpy
BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW directed by Panos Cosmatos
DARK HORSE directed by Todd Solondz
FAIRHAVEN directed by Tom O’Brien
FOR ELLEN directed by So Yong Kim
FRANCINE directed by Brian Cassidy & Melanie Shatzky
GAYBY directed by Jonathan Lisecki
GOD BLESS AMERICA directed by Bobcat Goldthwait
HEADHUNTERS directed by Morten Tyldum
I WISH directed by Hirokazu Koreeda
KEYHOLE directed by Guy Maddin
KID-THING directed by David Zellner
LIBERAL ARTS directed by Josh Radnor
THE LONELIEST PLANET directed by Julia Loktev
NOBODY WALKS directed by Ry Russo-Young
OK, GOOD directed by Daniel Martinico
POLISSE directed by Maiwenn
RUBBERNECK directed by Alex Karpovksy
SEE GIRL RUN directed by Nate Meyer
SLEEPWALK WITH ME directed by Mike Birbiglia
SUN DON’T SHINE directed by Amy Seimetz
THINK OF ME directed by Bryan Wizemann
TRISHNA directed by Michael Winterbottom
V/H/S directed by Ti West, Adam Wingard, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence, Glenn
McQuaid, and David Bruckner
WELCOME TO PINE HILL directed by Keith Miller
THE WHIRLPOOL directed by Alvin Case
WITHOUT directed by Mark Jackson
WUTHERING HEIGHTS directed by Andrea Arnold
YOUR SISTER’S SISTER directed by Lynn Shelton

Documentary Features

AI WEI WEI: NEVER SORRY directed by Alison Klayman
ALL-AGES: THE BOSTON HARDCORE FILM directed by Drew Stone
ANDREW BIRD: FEVER YEAR directed by Xan Aranda
THE ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA directed by Don Argott & Sheena M. Joyce
BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING directed by Neil Berkeley
BEWARE OF MR.BAKER directed by Jay Bulger
BURN: ONE YEAR ON THE FRONTLINES OF THE BATTLE TO SAVE
DETROIT directed by Tom Putnam
CERRO RICO, TIERRA RICA directed by Juan Vallejo
THE CENTRAL PARK EFFECT directed by Jeffrey Kimball
CODE OF THE WEST directed by Rebecca Richman Cohen
DETROPIA directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady
DOWNEAST directed by David Redmon & Ashley Sabin
FROM NOTHING, SOMETHING directed by Tim Cawley
GIRL MODEL directed by David Redmon & Ashley Sabin
GREGORY CREWDSON: BRIEF ENCOUNTERS directed by Ben Shapiro
HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE directed by Steve Maing
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE directed by David France
THE IMPOSTER directed by Bart Layton
JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET directed by Jesse Vile
JEFF directed by Chris James Thompson
JUST LIKE BEING THERE directed by Scout Shannon
KNUCKLEBALL! (sneak preview screening) directed by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg
THE LIST directed by Beth Murphy
LOVE AND OTHER ANXIETIES directed by Lyda Kuth
LOVE FREE OR DIE directed by Macky Alston
ONE NIGHT STAND directed by Elisabeth Sperling & Trish Dalton
PELOTERO directed by Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin, & Jonathan Paley
PLIMPTON! STARRING GEORGE PLIMPTON AS HIMSELF (sneak preview
screening) directed by Tom Bean & Luke Poling
PAUL WILLIAMS STILL ALIVE directed by Stephen Kessler
THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES directed by Lauren Greenfield
THE REVISIONARIES directed by Scott Thurman
THE SHIEK AND I directed by Caveh Zahedi
TIME ZERO: THE LAST YEAR OF POLAROID FILM directed by Grant Hamilton
UNDER AFRICAN SKIES directed by Joe Berlinger
WE ARE LEGION: THE STORY OF THE HACKTIVISTS directed by Brian
Knappenberger
WE’RE NOT BROKE directed by Karin Hayes & Victoria Bruce

Short Films

24 HOURS AT THE SOUTH STREET DINER directed by Tom Dowler & Melissa
Dowler
AARON BURR, PART 2 directed by Dana O’Keefe
AGLOW directed by Howard Libov
AMERICAN JUGGALO directed by Sean Dunne
BEAR directed by Nash Edgerton
BELLY directed by Julia Pott
BIRDBOY directed by Alberto Vazquez
BLANCHE FRAISE directed by Frederick Tremblay
BRUTE FORCE directed by Ben Steinbauer
CATCAM directed by Seth Keal
DONALD CRIED directed by Kris Avedisian
FULL-TIME MINISTRY directed by Helen Hood Scheer
THE FUSE: OR HOW I BURNED SIMON BOLIVAR directed by Igor Drljaca
HELLION directed by Kat Candler
HURDY GURDY directed by Daniel Seideneder & Daniel Pfeiffer
I BEAT MIKE TYSON directed by Joshua Weinstein
IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY directed by Don Hertzfeldt
LAS PALMAS directed by Johannes Nyholm
THE LOOKOUT directed by Brian Bolster
THE LOVE COMPETITION directed by Brent Hoff
THE MAKER directed by Christopher Kezelos
MEANING OF ROBOTS directed by Matt Lenski
MONDAYS AT RACINE directed by Cynthia Wade
NEVE & SONS directed by Duygu Erucman
ONCE IT STARTED IT COULD NOT END OTHERWISE directed by Kelly Sears
PEOPLE PARADE directed by John Wilson & Chris Maggio
SLOW DEREK directed by Dan Ojari
SONG OF THE SPINDLE directed by Drew Christie
SPOILS: EXTRAORDINARY HARVEST directed by Alex Mallis
TABULA RASA directed by Matthew Rankin
TWO’S A CROWD directed by Tom Isler & Jim Isler
WE REFUSE TO BE COLD directed by Alexander Carson

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