2019 Short Films

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Teeth

2018 | USA | 13 MIN | Texas Premiere Thursday, April 11 / 6:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Friday, April 12 / 3:30PM / Campus Theatre Hawaiian grandmother Angelica’s healing from sexual abuse as a child parallels the fixing of knocked out and rotten teeth. Aloha is replacing her pain and an ever-present fight to…

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The Derby

2018 | USA | 15 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 The Derby follows the haves and the have-nots during Kentucky Derby weekend. Via on-location interviews from varied perspectives–from an anonymous reveler drinking and placing bets on Millionaires Row, to Guatemalan…

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The Last Steps

2016 | USA | 20 MIN Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7  On December 7, 1972, NASA launched Apollo 17, a lunar mission crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt. It would be the last time humans traveled beyond low Earth orbit, the last time…

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The Other Side

2019 | USA | 10 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 4: Play On Friday, April 12 / 6:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Denton journalist Mike Miller channels life from the arts and music scene through the medium of local television. Since 2012, The Other Side has peered behind the curtain of culture,…

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There’s Something in the Water

2018 | USA | 8 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas, but its delicate eco-system is threatened by a seemingly unstoppable invasive species of floating fern: Giant Salvinia. There’s Something in the…

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Tinkering with the TEKS

2018 | USA | 14 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Denton County school, Dyer Elementary, puts together a plan to improve their playground with unique learning opportunities for their students and interactive learning stations. World Premiere Director: Anthony Najera (in attendance)…

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Travelin West Texas

2019 | USA | 2 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre A native Houstonian and fifth-generation Texan now living in NYC, this video was inspired by a recent trip out West where she escaped the big city, could see the stars at night, and the glory of the…

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Under Her Wings

2018 | USA | 35 MIN | Texas Premiere Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7  Compassion can take you by surprise. Toni Lance came to St. Croix as a young artist, expecting to discover and express the beauty of the island. She could not have anticipated the…

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Voices of Maria

2018 | USA | 30 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 In the aftermath of the second deadliest storm in US history, Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico’s infrastructure utterly wasted. In the midst of an island-wide blackout, emerged an overwhelming sense…

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