10 Films We Can't Wait to See at the Phoenix Film Festival

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The Phoenix Film Festival screens more than 150 feature films, documentaries, and shorts, and sadly, there's simply no way our eyeballs can be in so many places at once.

In an attempt to help you navigate and whittle down your choices from the masses, here's a list of our Top 10 most anticipated films.

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1. Underdogs

Directed by Doug Dearth, Underdogs is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their crosstown rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community. Stars DB Sweeney, Melora Walters, and Natalie Imbruglia are scheduled to be on hand the night of the screening.
Screening: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

2. Favor

Directed by Paul Osborne. A film about true friends and the things they do for each other, its world premiere is at the festival.
Screenings: 7:45 p.m. Friday/9:15 a.m. Saturday/2:00 p.m. Sunday

3. Down and Dangerous

Directed by Zak Forsman. This action crime thriller also is getting its world premiere at the festival.
Screenings: 7:15 p.m. Friday/11:30 a.m. Saturday/11:35 a.m. Sunday

4. The East

Directed by Zal Batmangli. This film is about Sarah Moss (played by Brit Marling), an operative for an elite private intelligence firm whose top objective is to ruthlessly protect the interests of their A-list corporate clientele. Also starring Ellen Page (Juno, Inception), Patricia Clarkson, and Alexander Skarsgard.
Screening: 7:20 p.m. Wednesday


5. Los Wild Ones

Los Wild Ones, a SXSW 2013 Accepted Film documentary directed by Elise Salomon, made its debut at SXSW. Salomon produced the 2009 hit Paper Heart.
Screenings: 7:25 p.m. Friday/5:10 p.m. Saturday/9:35 a.m. Sunday


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derekhuffman
derekhuffman

Too bad they don't have the balls to show "Coming to America". Too busy making excuses and enabling illegal invaders to imagine solving the crisis. Cowards all.

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