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Byline: The Register-Guard

Russian sci-fi cult classic

screens Sunday at DIVA

A free screening of Andrei Tarkovsky's 1972 science fiction cult classic "Solaris" will be offered at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, 110 W. Broadway.

The showing is part of the venue's Art House Films and Conversation series, which highlights domestic and foreign films rarely seen on theater screens today.

It chronicles a scientist's travels to the planet of Solaris. While investigating the failure of an earlier mission, he runs into his long-dead wife and realizes the planet has the power to perceive and fulfill human desires.

Sunday's screening will be followed by an audience discussion led by program coordinator Steve Poizat-Newcomb. For information, call 344-3482 or go to www .divamedia.proscenia.net.

Entry deadline nears

for Youth Visions videos

High school-age filmmakers have until March 23 to register for the 2007 Youth Visions video competition.

Submissions can be a maximum of five minutes long and must address one of two topics selected by a panel of teens: Desire or Labyrinths. There are no specific criteria regarding content or style; documentaries, feature films and music videos are all welcome.

All videos will be reviewed by a panel of video professionals, educators and community members. Selected videos will be shown May 18 during the annual Youth Visions Festival at Churchill High School. Top videos will be awarded cash prizes and will be shown as shorts before feature movies at the Bijou Art Cinemas.

Registration and a $15 fee are due March 23. Videos are due April 20.

More information and registration forms can be downloaded from www .youthvisionsproject.org, or requested by phone at 344-7057 or by e-mail at youthvisions@comcast.net.

Youth Visions is a Eugene-based nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing the insights of youth to the public through video.

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