March 25-29, 2020 | Denton, Texas, USA

2019 Short Films

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A Film Crew Censors Itself

2019 | Saudi Arabia | 4 MIN | World Premiere Thursday, April 11 / 8:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 3:30PM / Campus Theatre Despite the legalization of cinema in Saudi Arabia last year, film crews are still subject to “moral laws” governing “mixed-gender” work environments. Nestled away on a private beach…

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About Steven

2019 | Spain | 2 MIN | Texas Premiere Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7   Steven’s reason to ride energizes this cinematic flight. Director/Producer: Monty Scholz Language: English

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After the Fire

2018 | USA | 19 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 13 / 11:30AM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Sunday, April 14 / 12:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 After the Fire follows residents of Sonoma Valley as they struggle to find their places in a community that has been reshaped overnight by the historic Northern California…

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Al Imam

2017 | USA | 19 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 8:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday April 14 / 5:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Despite controversy and threats, Muslim spiritual leader Ani Zonneveld takes a stand for justice through activism and a progressive practice of Islam. Enduring threats, excommunication from family, and…

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Alba: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into the Future

2018 | Spain | 10 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 An intense, intimate and beautiful journey into the mind of Alba, a 16-year-old ballet dancer at the acclaimed Corella Dance Academy in Barcelona. Her inner thoughts start to question the…

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All Inclusive

2018 | Switzerland | 10 MIN | North Texas Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas. Writer/Director: Corina Schwingruber Ilić

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At Arm’s Length

2018 | USA | 15 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 In At Arm’s Length, two journalists who covered a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX, attempt to reconcile their empathic relationships to the survivors with the distance required to continue…

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Beneath the Ink

2018 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Shining a light on the resurgence of white supremacy, one Ohio tattoo artist Billy Joe White is challenging his community by saying “bring me your mistakes”. Beneath the Ink is…

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Beto O’Rourke: Portrait of a Campaign for U.S. Senate

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Follow Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s campaign for U.S. Senate as he attempts to become the first Democrat to win state-wide election in Texas in over 25 years. Through interviews with supporters,…

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