by Al Hoff
The Three Rivers Film Festival runs through Sat., Nov. 23. Check out City Paper’s reviews of Week Two films here.
We haven’t seen these films but are some playing over the next couple of days that look like interesting picks. For the complete schedule and more info, see www.3rff.com.
FRIDAY, NOV. 15
The Armstrong Lie. Let the master of explanatory documentaries (Enron, WikiLeaks: We Steal Secrets), Alex Gibney, spread out the details of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. 9:15 p.m. Fri., Nov. 15. Harris
Micro Cinema: Spectacle. Visiting from Brooklyn, the Spectacle micro-cinema group screens a program spotlighting selections from the venture’s second year of operation, including many custom trailers. 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 15. Brillobox, 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield
SATURDAY, NOV. 16
Blood Brother. This locally produced doc about a young American man who finds meaning in an Indian orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS won Best Doc at Sundance last spring. Director Steve Hoover is scheduled to attend. 4:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16. Regent Square
Nothing But a Man. Michael Roemer directs this 1964 independent drama about an African-American mill worker who faces challenges at home and at work (where he attempts to unionize), as well as pervasive discrimination in his Southern town. 6:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16. Also, 9:15 p.m. Tue., Nov. 19. Harris
Micro Cinema: Incite Journal. Both a release party for the fourth issue of INCITE Journal of Experimental Media — and a screening of said media. 9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16. Melwood
SUNDAY, NOV. 17
Micro Cinema: Nightingale. The Chicago-based micro-cinema group, Nightingale, visits Pittsburgh with a hand-picked selection of recent Windy City moving-image works. Local filmmakers are welcome to bring their works to be considered for future Nightingale programs. $10 ticket includes a champagne brunch. Noon, Sun., Nov. 17. The New Bohemian, 87 Progress St., North Side