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

Métis

2018 | Switzerland | 12 MIN | North American Premiere Short Film Program #5 Saturday, April 21 / 8:15PM / Movie Tavern 2 We hold on to an individual or to a group of people with whom we identify and who accepts us. To grab this symbolic or realistic feeling is essential to understand the…

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Acres of Diamonds

2017 | USA | 20 MIN Saturday, April 21 / 11AM / Movie Tavern 2 Sunday, April 22 / 4:30PM / Campus Theatre Acres of Diamonds examines the two possible lives for vulnerable children in rural, poverty stricken India: A life in slavery with no hope of escape or a flourishing life with Good News…

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Big Paradise

2017 | USA | 10 MIN Friday, April 20 / 9PM / Campus Theatre Robert Kidney has been a musical force since the 1970s. His group, The Numbers Band, celebrating its 47th year, has been praised by Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and Greil Marcus and called “the greatest band I’ve ever seen” by Pere Ubu’s…

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6th Graders School Roy Moore’s Attorney

2017 | USA | 3 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 20 / 8:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 Saturday, April 21 / 1:45PM / Movie Tavern 3 Two 6th graders attempt to correct the litany of grammatical errors made by Roy Moore’s attorney in his letter demanding Alabama’s largest news outlet retract its publications of…

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Purity

2018 | Spain | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 20 / 8:30PM / Movie Tavern 1 Saturday, April 21 / 4:15PM / Movie Tavern 3 Five young children are undergoing the most important change in their lives and, through their story, we can reflect on such important matters as to what defines us…

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A Piece of Texas: A Travel Documentary

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 21 / 4:45PM / Campus Theatre A documentary/music video of a true Texas road trip celebrating the people, places and wide-open spaces that define the Lone Star State. Directors/Writers: Luke Walker, Rich Baur, Amberly Russell (in attendance) Producers: Rich Baur,…

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Brothers

2017 | USA | 6 MIN Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 20 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 Set in the Pacific Northwest, three brothers find refuge and redemption from a troubled home through their love of fly fishing for steelhead and the enduring relationships they forge on the river. Director/Producer: Randy Kerr Writer/Producer:…

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Wild As Can Bee

2018 | Ireland | 3 MIN | World Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 5:45PM / Movie Tavern 1 In this whimsical documentary short, Paul Foyle, an amateur beekeeper from the Irish Midlands, rehouses one of his hives and talks about his lifelong attraction to the hobby. Director: Katherine Foyle This film is paired with the…

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The Last Swing

2017 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #2 Thursday, April 19 / 6:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 After 32 years of delivering mail in a town south of Seattle, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Katie Schlilaty is one day away from retirement. The people she has brought letters to reflect…

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Kinderchomper

2018 | USA | 17 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #2 Thursday, April 19 / 6:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 A mild-mannered artist from Minnesota leads a double life as a baby-eating professional wrestler in Japan. Director/Producer: Mike Scholtz

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Short Films

Deborah Paris is a world renowned Plein Air painter. Nature is a muse for this artist.

The Ancient Forest

2018 | USA | 10 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 21 / 4:45PM / Campus Theatre Deborah Paris is a world renowned Plein Air painter, who moved from Taos, NM, to Clarksville, TX, to paint Red River County’s Lennox Wood, a perfectly preserved forest in North East Texas owned by…

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Interviews with some of our favorite people and places in the San Antonio, TX.

The Best People & Places of San Antonio, Texas!

2018 | USA | 10 MIN | World Premiere Texas Places Program Saturday, April 21 / 4PM / Campus Theatre Interviews with some of our favorite people and places in the San Antonio, TX area including Texas Western Wearhouse, Michele Petty, Ottea Taxidermy & Game Processing, The San Antonio 300th Anniversary Celebration, Tejas Rodeo Company,…

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A musical short tribute to that OTHER Dallas knoll... Shot in Dallas, Denton and Toronto.

The Classy Knoll

2018 | USA | 5 MIN | World Premiere Texas Places Program Saturday, April 21 / 4PM / Campus Theatre A musical short tribute to that OTHER Dallas knoll… Shot in Dallas, Denton and Toronto. Produced by Cell Phone Cinema and Halifax’s Schooner Films. Director/Writer: Ian Johnston (in attendance) Producers: Ian Johnston, Kevin Jollimore

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For 80 years, a unique downtown stadium in East Texas has kept silent vigil over the small town of Jacksonville, Texas.

The Historic Downtown Tomato Bowl

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 21 / 4:45PM / Campus Theatre For 80 years, a unique downtown stadium in East Texas has kept silent vigil over the small town of Jacksonville, Texas. Come along on this sentimental journey during a day in Jacksonville where community…

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After 32 years of delivering mail in a town south of Seattle, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Katie Schlilaty is one day away from retirement.

The Last Swing

2017 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #2 Thursday, April 19 / 6:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 After 32 years of delivering mail in a town south of Seattle, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Katie Schlilaty is one day away from retirement. The people she has brought letters to reflect…

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Dr. Carlo Musso has walked the line of his own morality as he participates in lethal injection executions in the State of Georgia, while personally opposing capital punishment.

The Sandman

2016 | USA | 19 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #5 Saturday, April 21 / 8:15PM / Movie Tavern 2 Dr. Carlo Musso has walked the line of his own morality as he participates in lethal injection executions in the State of Georgia, while personally opposing capital punishment. Explore Dr. Musso’s own moral…

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On August 19, 2016 the first concert of a Polish band took place inside a volcano.

The Volcano Concert

2017 | Poland | 20 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program #5 Saturday, April 21 / 8:15PM / Movie Tavern 2 On August 19, 2016 the first concert of a Polish band took place inside a volcano. Maciej Fortuna’s group performed 120 meters below the ground level in a magma chamber inside the Thrihnukagigur…

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A young art student from Switzerland arrives for six months in Tel Aviv. Through drawing he will learn to analyse, understand and free himself to this contrasted environment.

Travelogue Tel Aviv

2017 | Switzerland | 6 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 3:30PM / Movie Tavern 1 A young art student from Switzerland arrives for six months in Tel Aviv. Through drawing he will learn to analyse, understand and free himself to this contrasted environment. Director/Writer: Samuel Pathey Producer: Gerd Gockell Music: Patrick Overney,…

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Imagine you reach fifth grade, but you can't spell your name.

Unteachable

2017 | USA | 11 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #1 Thursday, April 19 / 4:30PM / Movie Tavern Imagine you can’t read. Imagine being expelled from three different schools because teachers have no patience for you. Imagine you reach fifth grade, but you can’t spell your name. Now, imagine a teacher who…

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Syrian Refugee teens meet with Maplewood, New Jersey teens in a summer program known as Village to Village.

Village to Village

2017 | USA | 9 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #4 Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / Campus Theatre Syrian Refugee teens meet with Maplewood, New Jersey teens in a summer program known as Village to Village. Director/Producer: Max Goldstein (in attendance)

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Waco, situated on the banks of the Brazos River, halfway between DFW and Austin, is known for its storied past of bizarre occurrences and tragic events.

Waco: That’s My Hometown

2018 | USA | 8 MIN | World Premiere Texas Places Program Saturday, April 21 / 4PM / Campus Theatre Waco, situated on the banks of the Brazos River, halfway between DFW and Austin, is known for its storied past of bizarre occurrences and tragic events. However, in recent years the tight-knit community of “Wacoans”…

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In this whimsical documentary short, Paul Foyle, an amateur beekeeper from the Irish Midlands, rehouses one of his hives and talks about his lifelong attraction to the hobby.

Wild As Can Bee

2018 | Ireland | 3 MIN | World Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 5:45PM / Movie Tavern 1 In this whimsical documentary short, Paul Foyle, an amateur beekeeper from the Irish Midlands, rehouses one of his hives and talks about his lifelong attraction to the hobby. Director: Katherine Foyle This film is paired with the…

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A Mexican cobbler in South Central Los Angeles has a fascinating past as a pro-boxer.

Zamora: The Sole of a Boxer

2016 | USA | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 21 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 A Mexican cobbler in South Central Los Angeles has a fascinating past as a pro-boxer. Through interviews, re-enactments and footage of his current life, it presents the story of how one man’s past…

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