April 10-14, 2019 | Denton, Texas, USA

The Island

2017 | Israel | 59 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 1:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 6:45PM / Campus Theatre An intimate glimpse into the rich human mosaic of the St. Louis French Hospital,  a hospice for terminally ill patients situated on the tense border between East and West Jerusalem…

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The Sunrise Storyteller

2016 | Canada | 64 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 11AM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 4:30PM / Campus Theatre The Sunrise Storyteller follows the hero’s journey of teenage filmmaker & social justice advocate, Kasha Sequoia Slavner, as she sets out for six months on her 16th birthday across the…

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Elk River Sessions

2018 | USA | 80 MIN | World Premiere Thursday, April 19 / 7PM / Campus Theatre Sunday, April 22 / 7:30PM / Movie Tavern 1 Twenty musicians from Denton Texas travel to a cabin in the Missouri Ozarks to write and record an original album. One man’s idea for a weekend getaway turns into…

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Battlefield: Home – Breaking the Silence

2017 | USA | 68 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 3:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 In an effort to unravel her own journey of dealing with PTSD and the aftermath of war, a Vietnam era military child speaks with multi-generational family members and exposes the unflinching impact of war, and the failing…

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Crime + Punishment

2018 | USA | 111 MIN Saturday, April 21 / 8PM / Movie Tavern 1 Meet the NYPD12: a group of minority whistleblower officers who risk everything to expose racially discriminatory policing practices and smash the blue wall of silence. Crime + Punishment is a captivating and cinematic investigation into the New York Police Department’s…

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Jane

2017 | USA | 90 MIN Saturday, April 21 / 10:30AM / Movie Tavern 1 Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific…

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Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

2018 | USA | 91 MIN Wednesday, April 18 / 6:30PM / Campus Theatre / North Texas Premiere Thursday, April 19 / 5PM / Movie Tavern 3 Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable is the first documentary film on the life and work of photographer Garry Winogrand – the epic storyteller in pictures of America…

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Dance Hall Days

2018 | USA | 82 MIN | World Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 2PM / Campus Theatre Dance halls were once as common as cattle in Texas. Now, the ones that remain exist in a time where their past is legend and their future is uncertain. A cast of iconic characters strive to keep these…

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The Last Dog

2017 | Canada | 67 MIN | U.S. Premiere Thursday, April 19 / 8PM / Movie Tavern 1 Friday, April 20 / 2PM / Movie Tavern 3 Peter is in his 70’s. He is a support worker and artist, assisting people with special needs. His dog has just died and Peter decides he will never own…

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BOSTON

2017 | USA |114 MIN Sunday, April 22 / 2PM / Movie Tavern 1 BOSTON is the first feature-length documentary film about the world’s most legendary running race – the Boston Marathon. The film chronicles the story of the iconic race from its humble origins 120 years ago, starting with only 15 runners, to the…

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Feature Films

This is the story of five women from different countries who were victims of domestic violence and their struggle to face and survive it.

Intimate Battles

2016 | Mexico | 85 MIN | Texas Premiere Sunday, April 22 / 2:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 This is the story of five women from different countries who were victims of domestic violence and their struggle to face and survive it. This complex and extensive problem is approached attempting to transcend typical and stereotyped…

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Award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world.

Jane

2017 | USA | 90 MIN Saturday, April 21 / 10:30AM / Movie Tavern 1 Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific…

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Two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence at an Arizona prison.

Out of State

2017 | USA | 80 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 20 / 6:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 2:30PM / Campus Theatre Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow…

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A feature length documentary about New Jersey's WFMU, the world's strangest and most unique radio station.

Sex and Broadcasting

2014 | USA | 75 MIN Friday, April 20 / 9PM / Campus Theatre Sex and Broadcasting is a feature length documentary about New Jersey’s WFMU, the world’s strangest and most unique radio station, and one man’s attempt to keep it alive in the face of recession, the persistent threat of commercial media, and the…

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Female blues singers are followed from around the Chicago area to New Orleans as they rehearse and perform the blues in various venues and festivals over a one month period.

Shake Sister Shake

2017 | Australia | 83 MIN | World Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 12:45PM / Movie Tavern 1 Sunday, April 22 / 2:45PM / Movie Tavern 3 Shake Sister Shake is a groundbreaking film that reveals the truth surrounding the world’s love for blues and how few women are in this genre dominated by men.…

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A look at our urge to censor films and asks why?

Sickies Making Films

2017 | USA | 85 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 8PM / Campus Theatre Sunday, April 22 / 12:30PM / Movie Tavern 3 A love letter to the movies, Sickies Making Films looks at our urge to censor films and asks why? We find reasons both absurd and surprisingly understandable. Using the…

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The Cleaners

The Cleaners

2018 | USA | 90 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 20 / 6:15PM / Movie Tavern 1 Sunday, April 22 / 8PM / Movie Tavern 2 Dive into a secret, third-world shadow industry of online content moderation. Here we meet five “digital scavengers,” a handful of thousands of people outsourced from Silicon Valley whose…

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This presenter-led doc uncovers the murky truth about a priest in Argentina.

The Exorcist and Me

2018 | Argentina | 46 MIN | World Premiere Friday, April 20 / 8:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 Saturday, April 21 / 1:45PM / Movie Tavern 3 With a blend of comical interactions, realistic exorcisms and explosive arguments, this presenter-led doc uncovers the murky truth about a priest in Argentina. Mature content (subject matter) DIRECTOR:…

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An intimate glimpse into the rich human mosaic of the St. Louis French Hospital- a Hospice for terminally ill patients, situated on the tense border between East and West Jerusalem across from the walls of the Old City. For two years the Director accompanied patients and caregivers – each one and his own story. In the film moments of humor and sadness from life itself between the hospital walls.

The Island

2017 | Israel | 59 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 1:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 6:45PM / Campus Theatre An intimate glimpse into the rich human mosaic of the St. Louis French Hospital,  a hospice for terminally ill patients situated on the tense border between East and West Jerusalem…

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Peter's dog has just died and Peter decides he will never own another canine in his lifetime. However...

The Last Dog

2017 | Canada | 67 MIN | U.S. Premiere Thursday, April 19 / 8PM / Movie Tavern 1 Friday, April 20 / 2PM / Movie Tavern 3 Peter is in his 70’s. He is a support worker and artist, assisting people with special needs. His dog has just died and Peter decides he will never own…

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The Modern Jungle is a portrait of globalization filtered through the fever dream of a Mexican shaman, don Juan.

The Modern Jungle

2016 | USA | 71 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 3:30PM / Movie Tavern 1 The Modern Jungle is a portrait of globalization filtered through the fever dream of a Mexican shaman, don Juan, who falls under the spell of a pyramid-scheme-marketed nutritional supplement. Juan’s neighbor Carmen lives simply, in harmony with the…

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If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable?

The Reluctant Radical

2016 | USA | 77 MIN | Texas Premiere Thursday, April 19 / 7:45PM / Movie Tavern 3 Saturday, April 21 / 11:30AM / Movie Tavern 3 If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? The Reluctant Radical explores these questions by following activist…

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The Sentence

The Sentence

2018 | USA | 85 MIN | Texas Premiere Sunday, April 22 / 5PM / Movie Tavern 1 The Sentence explores the devastating consequences of mass incarceration and mandatory minimum drug sentencing through the story of Cindy Shank, a mother of three young children serving a 15-year sentence in federal prison for her tangential involvement…

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The Sunrise Storyteller follows the hero's journey of teenage filmmaker & social justice advocate, Kasha Sequoia Slavner.

The Sunrise Storyteller

2016 | Canada | 64 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 11AM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 4:30PM / Campus Theatre The Sunrise Storyteller follows the hero’s journey of teenage filmmaker & social justice advocate, Kasha Sequoia Slavner, as she sets out for six months on her 16th birthday across the…

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12-year-old Laura is our guide through life with her deaf parents.

Two Worlds

2016 | Poland | 51 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 5:45PM / Movie Tavern 1 In this inspiring family portrait, 12-year-old Laura is our guide through life with her deaf parents, which is unusual, challenging and surprisingly ordinary. DIRECTOR: Maciej Adamek

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