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Three Rivers Film Festival: Some weekend picks

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The Three Rivers Film Festival runs through Sat., Nov. 22. We haven’t seen these films but here 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.

To see reviews of films CP did preview, see here.

SATURDAY, NOV. 8

Still Life: An English drama about a man (Eddie Marsan) committed to helping others. 2:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8 (Regent Square) and 4:15 p.m. Tue., Nov. 11

Cowboy Christmas: A doc about four cowboys on the professional rodeo circuit. 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8. Harris

Concrete Night: A noirish drama from Finland, about a youth who takes bad advice from his older brother. 5:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8, and 7:30 p.m. Tue., Nov. 11. Harris

The Umbrella Man: Developed at Point Park University, this Pittsburgh period drama set in 1983 finds a bereaved father obsessing over a figure — “the umbrella man” — present at the JFK assassination. 7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8. Melwood

Listen Up Philip: A quirky comedy starring Elisabeth Moss and Jason Schwartzman about a self-absorbed writer’s relationship toils. 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8 (Regent Square) and 6:30 p.m. Thu., Nov. 13 (Waterworks)

The Imitation Game: Catch this preview of the new U.K. bio-pic about code mastermind Alan Turing, here portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch. 9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8 (Waterworks) and 7:30 p.m. Wed., Nov. 12 (Regent Square)

Johnny Minotaur: A long-lost piece of queer cinema from 1971; to be screened in a rare 16 mm print. 10 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8. Melwood

SUNDAY, NOV. 9

Welcome to the Space Show: A Japanese sci-fi anime about kids who find an alien in the woods. 1:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 9 (Waterworks) and 9 p.m. Thu., Nov. 13 (Melwood)

Belle and Sebastian: An adaptation of the popular French novel, about the bond between a boy and his dog, set in French Alps during World War II. 2:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 9 (Regent Square) and 4:15 p.m. Thu., Nov. 13 (Waterworks)

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem: An Israeli woman fights to get a divorce from her abusive husband, but under religious law, she needs his consent. 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 9. Regent Square

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