First Light Film Festival
Schedule (II) 12.28.09 – 01.03.10, Schedule (I) 11.24.09 – 12.27.09
Please find this year’s potential Academy Award nominees below, as per the Maui Film Festival.
WHERE: Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului
WHEN: See below listings (click film titles for more info) / MFF_FirstLight_flyer_09
MONDAY, DECEMBER 28
2:00pm — Inglourious Basterds (R/153 min.) The history of World War II is wildly reimagined. Brad Pitt, Christof Waltz, Michael Fassbender co-star. Quentin Tarantino directs.
5:00pm — The Men Who Stare at Goats (R/93 min.) George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor and Kevin Spacey explore oxymoronic notion of military intelligence in this sharp satire.
7:30pm — The Lovely Bones (PG-13/139 min.) Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci star in this unforgettable drama. Peter Jackson directs.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29 HAPPY NEW YEAR! NO FILMS UNTIL SAT. 1/2 & SUN. 1/3.
2:00pm — Where the Wild Things Are (PG/101 min.) Maurice Sendak’s book comes to life. Spike Jonze directs and Catherine Keener, Max Records, Mark Ruffalo and Lauren Ambrose star.
5:00pm — The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (R/93 min.) One Woman’s Journey. Robin Wright Penn, Keanu Reeves, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Bellucci star.
7:30pm — Creation (PG/108 min.) The powerful and true-life tale of Charles Darwin and the most explosive idea in human history. Stars Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 2
2:00pm — Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG/87 min.) George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Scwartzman and Bill Murray provide the voices for Wes Anderson’s magical stop-motion debut.
5:00pm — The Wildest Dream (NR/90 min.) Obsessed by a Dream. Torn by Love. Vanished into Legend. Was the first person who actually climbed Mt. Everest Sir Edmund Hillary?
7:30pm — Crazy Heart (R/Rinning Time TBD) Jeff Bridges stars as a down-in-his-luck country music singer on the road to redemption. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell co-star.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 3
2:00pm — Bright Star (PG/119 min.) Abbey Cornish and Ben Whitslaw bring the romantic poetry of John Keats to life in this shimmering biopic. Jane Campion directs.
5:00pm — The Horse Boy (NR/93 min.) A family travels through Outer Mongolia in a creative attempt to treat their son’s autism with the help of horses and shamanic healing.
7:30pm — The Yes Men Fix the World (NR/87 min.) An inspiring, hysterical, true story about two political activists who pose as top executives of giant corporations and set out to change the world.