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Arts & Entertainment - June 27, 2012

Windrider Film Forum returns to M-A

The Windrider Bay Area Film Forum returns to Menlo Park for a third year on July 12, 13 and 14 at Menlo-Atherton High School's Center for Performing Arts, located at 555 Middlefield Road.

The forum will feature three feature-length films:

• "Rising From Ashes," a documentary about the first Rwandan National Cycling Team and its six-year quest to compete in the 2012 summer Olympic Games in London. The film screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12.

• "The Hammer," the story of the first deaf wrestler to win a national collegiate championship. It screens at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13.

• "Red Dog," the true story of a dog's impact on a community in the Australian outback. It screens at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14.

The directors of the films will be present for question-and-answer sessions after their respective film is screened.

Tickets are on sale now. A forum pass is available for all three films for $35. Individual general admission tickets are available for $15 and $5 for students.

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