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Letters 12-14-2014

Come Together There is a time-honored war strategy known as “divide and conquer,” and never has it been more effective than now. The enemy is using it against us through television, internet and other social media. I opened a Facebook account a couple of years back to gain more entries in local contests. Since then I had fallen under its spell; I rushed into judgment on several social issues based on information found on those pages

Quiet The Phones! This weekend we attended two beautiful Christmas musical events and the enjoyment of both were significantly diminished by self-absorbed boors holding their stupid iPhones high overhead to capture extremely crucial and highly needed photos. We too own iPhones, but during a public concert we possess the decency and manners to leave them turned off and/or at home. Today’s performance, the annual Messiah Sing at Traverse City’s Central Methodist Church, was a new low: we watched as Mr. Self-Absorbed not only took several photos but then afterwards immediately posted them to his Facebook page. We were dumbfounded.

A Torturous Defense In defense of the C.I.A.’s use of torture in a mostly fruitless search for vital information, some suggest that the dire situation facing us after 9-11, justified the use of torture even at the expense of the potential loss of much of our nation’s moral authority.

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2014 TCFF at a Glance

- July 21st, 2014  

FREE AT THE FESTIVAL

FREE MOVIES AT THE OPEN SPACE

Movie magic on Grand Traverse Bay, free for everyone! The biggest screen, the biggest stars, the biggest stars — nothing is better than watching a Hollywood classic with friends and family on a 60 foot screen beneath the stars. Come early for free music, entertainment, and fun beginning at 7 pm. This year, check out our nightly movie-themed, interactive photo booth!

TUESDAY AT DUSK | JAWS

WEDNESDAY AT DUSK | JURASSIC PARK

THURSDAY AT DUSK | CASABLANCA

FRIDAY AT DUSK | STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE™

SATURDAY AT DUSK | THE GOONIES

SUNDAY AT DUSK | THE WIZARD OF OZ

FREE MOVIES AT THE BUZZ

Introducing our newest venue—named after our beloved friend, the late Buzz Wilson—dedicated to bringing inspiring, interesting, intelligent movies to the public completely FREE of charge, all day, every festival day! Screenings at 9 am, 12 noon, 3 pm, 6 pm and 9 pm each day of the festival. Located in InsideOut Gallery.

ALSO FREE AT THE FEST

FREE Panels at the City Opera House

Every morning at 9:30 am

FREE Discussions at the Cinema Salon

Following select 12 noon and 3 pm screenings

FREE Music on the Patio in Clinch Park

On one of TC’s most popular beaches

FREE Closing Night Bash

Community party at the Open Space with music, games, prizes on Sunday .

TCFF AROUND THE BAY

Travel from charming hamlet to quaint village on a six-day fi lm odyssey around the shore. See the sights, eat at restaurants, and experience great theaters!

MANISTEE

Sunday, July 20 | 7 pm The Historic Vogue Theatre of Manistee THE BACHELOR WEEKEND

PETOSKEY

Monday, July 21 | 7 pm Petoskey Cinema DINOSAUR 13

CHARLEVOIX

Tuesday, July 22 | 7 pm Charlevoix Cinema III 112 WEDDINGS

FRANKFORT

Wednesday, July 23 | 7 pm Garden Theater THE GERMAN DOCTOR

ELK RAPIDS

Thursday, July 24 | 7 pm Elk Rapids Cinema SISTER

SUTTONS BAY

Friday, July 25 | 7 pm The Bay Theatre PLAYING DEAD

MOVIES ON A BOAT

We’re partnering with our friends at the Nauti-Cat to offer a special opportunity. Set sail into the sunset to enjoy a great film in a simply unparalleled setting. Visit tcff.org for more details.

9 PM EVERY NIGHT, DEPARTING FROM THE GAS DOCK IN CLINCH MARINA

TUESDAY

THE BACHELOR WEEKEND

WEDNESDAY

TO BE TAKEI

THURSDAY

SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON

FRIDAY

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

SATURDAY

SNOWPIERCER

SUNDAY

THE ONE I LOVE

 
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