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Critics' Picks: The best film events in town this week

Events for the week of March 13-20

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The Terrace Film Fest kicks off on Thurs. March 14. - PROVIDED
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  • The Terrace Film Fest kicks off on Thurs. March 14.
Terrace Charleston Film Festival | All the movies you wanna see
In honor of the Terrace Charleston Film Festival, we’ve pulled out a few other film-related events in town. Why not get your full fix of movies this week? If you do plan on attending the Terrace’s film festival, here are a few of our top picks:

The Italian film, Dogman, is about a “small and gentle” dog groomer who finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship, and in an effort to reaffirm his dignity, will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance.
Sat. March 16 at 12:30 p.m. $11
Taking place in civil-war-torn Ethiopia, Fig Tree follows 16-year-old Jewish Mina as she tries to navigate her life with a her Christian boyfriend, Eli. Things get complicated when her family plans to immigrate to Israel to escape the war, and Mina comes up with an alternate plan to save Eli.
Sun. March 17 at 12:30 p.m. $11

Sharkwater: Extinction follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it. The violent underworld of the pirate fishing trade takes place in West Africa, Spain, Panama, Costa Rica, France, and even off of our own shores.
Sat. March 16 at 12:30 and 7 p.m. $11

The tenth annual Charleston Film Festival takes place at the Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Hwy., James Island, March 14-17. Times and prices vary. Learn more online at terracetheater.com.
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College of Charleston | RBG
The College Democrats and the Student Diversity and Inclusion Council present RBG as part of the College’s Call to Action Week, which seeks to educate and empower women through wellness, activism, and more. RBG is, of course, a documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Described as an “intimate portrait of an unlikely rockstar,” RBG follows Ginsburg’s journey from early legal battles to today.
Thurs. March 14 at 6 p.m. CofC Campus, ECTR room 118.
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Charleston Music Hall | Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
The first Indiana Jones movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, is set in 1936, with Indiana Jones (the incomparable Harrison Ford), hired by government agents to locate the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do.
Mon. March 18 at 7 p.m. $8/movie, $32/dinner add-on. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Downtown. charlestonmusichall.com
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Mt. Pleasant Regional Library | Indie Lens Pop-up: The Providers
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follow three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay. As their personal struggles at times reflect tips pf their patients, the providers work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.
Next Wed. March 20, 2:30-4 p.m. Free to attend. Mt. Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road. Mt. Pleasant. ccpl.org

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