Tired of all that Hollywood has to offer? From Uruguay to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Global Lens 2011 highlights some of the best new films from emerging filmmakers from around the world. Presented by MOMA and the Global Film Initiative, the series includes nine new feature films and a short. Today at 2, catch Aktan Arym Kubats Svet-Ake (The Light Thief), a film from Kyrgyzstan about a simple electrician whose ability to pirate electrical currents makes him the towns Robin Hood. Also, today at 5 is Levan Koguashvilis Quchis Dgeebi (Street Days), which follows a heroin addict in Georgias capital city and looks at the older generation left behind in the new world of the post-Soviet era.
Jan. 23-28, 2011