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Immigrant documentary and surreal tale win top KIFF awards

“120 Days” tells the story of immigrants caught up in the U.S. immigration system.
“120 Days” tells the story of immigrants caught up in the U.S. immigration system.

Audiences will get another chance to see the top entries at the Kansas International Film Festival.

These Jury Award winners will be shown again at the Glenwood Arts Theatre, 9675 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park:

▪ “120 Days” won in the social justice documentary category. The film follows a family of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. It will be shown at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday.

▪ “A Trip to the Island,” which won best independent narrative, is about a writer recovering from a foundering marriage who begins blurring real life and dreams. See it at 5:10 p.m. Thursday.

Meanwhile, festivalgoers have been voting for the winners of audience awards for documentary and narrative. Those will be announced at the close of the festival on Thursday and will return to the Glenwood Arts for regular runs starting Oct. 31.

For the KIFF schedule and more info, see kansasfilm.com.

| Sharon Hoffmann, shoffmann@kcstar.com

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