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2017 Astoria International Film Festival
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Film Schedule

Friday

5:00-6:40pm A Man Called Ove
7:00-8:30pm Whiplash
8:45-10:30pm Dina

Saturday

Sunday

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LIBERTY THEATER
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR 97103 - (503) 325-5922


8:45 PM - 10:30
DINA (2017) DINA (2017)
Directed by Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles - Documentary - 1h 43min

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winner
Dina, an outspoken and eccentric 49-year-old in suburban Philadelphia, invites her fiancé Scott, a Walmart door greeter, to move in with her. Having grown up neurologically diverse in a world blind to the value of their experience, the two are head-over-heels for one another, but shacking up poses a new challenge.

Filmmakers Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini construct seamless vérité scenes that lovingly frame Dina and Scott's vulnerable, yet matter-of-fact romance. Whether at the local nail salon, the warm beaches of Ocean City, Dina's racy bachelorette party, or on honeymoon in the Poconos, Dina captures the cadences and candid conversations of a relationship that reexamines the notion of love on-screen.

SPONSORED BY:
Oregon Film, Hipfish, MOW-Museum of Whimsy, Polk Riley
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