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

Jawline

Saturday, April 13 / 6:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 3:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 2018 | USA | 98 MIN | Texas Premiere Austyn Tester—handsome and 16—feels oppressed by the confines of life in his small hometown in Tennessee. But in the online-streaming world, Austyn is adored by thousands of young girls, all eager…

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Always in Season         

Sunday, April 14 / 5:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 2018 | USA | 89 MIN | Texas Premiere Claudia Lacy wants answers. When her 17-year-old son, Lennon, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina, the authorities quickly ruled his death a suicide. In light of suspicious details surrounding his death, and certain that…

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Instant Dreams

Friday, April 12 / 8:30PM / Campus Theatre Saturday, April 13 / 9:15PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 2018 | The Netherlands | 91 MIN | Texas Premiere When Polaroid announced the end of instant film in 2008, the last still working factory was bought by a small group of enthusiasts. Among them is the retired scientist Stephen Herchen…

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Midnight Traveler 

Saturday, April 13 / 4:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Sunday, April 14 / 3:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 2018 | USA, Qatar, United Kingdom, Canada | 87 MIN | Texas Premiere When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey,…

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Kifaru

Friday, April 12 / 3:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Saturday, April 13 / 12:30PM / Campus Theatre 2019 | Hong Kong, Kenya | 81 MIN | Texas Premiere Kifaru provides exclusive access that follows the lives of two young, Kenyan recruits that join Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s rhino caretaker unit – a small group of rangers that care for…

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Hiro’s Table

Saturday, April 13 / 11:30AM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Sunday, April 14 / 12:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 55 MIN | Texas Premiere Over a sixteen-year year span Master chef Hiroji Obayashi and his wife Yasuyo managed the day to day operation of their intimate Mom and Pop restaurant, Hirozen Gourmet, nestled in the…

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The World Before Your Feet

Saturday, April 13 / 4:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 1:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 2018 | USA | 95 MIN | North Texas Premiere There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths and roads in New York City and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, block, pedestrian overpass…

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Behind the Bullet

Friday, April 12 / 6:00PM /Alamo Drafthouse 7 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA| 84 MIN | Texas Premiere Every year, almost 40,000 people are shot and killed in America. Each shooting devastates the victim’s family and friends. Behind the Bullet explores a side of gun violence that’s rarely talked about…

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Community First: A Home for the Homeless

Saturday, April 13 / 1:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 2:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 65 MIN | North Texas Premiere Community First is an extraordinary new movement in Austin, TX, which is transforming the lives of homeless people through the power of community. As explained by the founder Alan Graham,…

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Float  

Friday, April 12 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Campus Theatre 2019 | USA | 81 MIN | Texas Premiere Imagine traveling halfway across the world, descending over 400 feet underground in a tiny elevator, and spending nearly a week in the vast, cathedral-like salt mines under Romania to compete in the…

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Feature Films

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Always in Season         

Sunday, April 14 / 5:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 2018 | USA | 89 MIN | Texas Premiere Claudia Lacy wants answers. When her 17-year-old son, Lennon, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina, the authorities quickly ruled his death a suicide. In light of suspicious details surrounding his death, and certain that…

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An American Story: Norman Mineta and His Legacy

Friday, April 12 / 4:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Saturday, April 13 / 12:45PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 59 MIN | Texas Premiere Norman Mineta is one of the most influential Asian Americans in the history of our nation. A child of immigrants, his uniquely American story charts a path from the shame…

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Behind the Bullet

Friday, April 12 / 6:00PM /Alamo Drafthouse 7 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA| 84 MIN | Texas Premiere Every year, almost 40,000 people are shot and killed in America. Each shooting devastates the victim’s family and friends. Behind the Bullet explores a side of gun violence that’s rarely talked about…

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Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World     

Friday, April 12 / 3:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Sunday, April 14 / 1:15PM / Campus Theatre 2018 | Netherlands | 88 MIN | North Texas Premiere A first-hand look into the revolutionary rise of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat. Comprised of various distinct personalities from around the globe, Bellingcat is an online association of…

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Building the American Dream  

Sunday, April 14 / 12:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 2019 | USA | 75 MIN Across Texas an unstoppable construction boom drives urban sprawl and luxury high-rises. Its dirty secret: abuse of immigrant labor. Grieving their son, a Mexican family campaigns for a life-and-death safety ordinance. A Salvadorian electrician couple owed thousands in back pay fights for…

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Community First: A Home for the Homeless

Saturday, April 13 / 1:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 2:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 65 MIN | North Texas Premiere Community First is an extraordinary new movement in Austin, TX, which is transforming the lives of homeless people through the power of community. As explained by the founder Alan Graham,…

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Crossroads

Friday, April 12 / 6:00PM / Campus Theatre Saturday, April 13 / 5:15PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 77 MIN | Texas Premiere A group of African-American teenagers from impoverished areas in Charlotte, North Carolina embark on an unlikely journey with an unlikely leader as they learn a sport unheard of in their communities, lacrosse.…

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Dons of Disco

Friday, April 12 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Saturday, April 13 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | USA | 86 MIN | Texas Premiere A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s ‘Italo Disco’ star Den Harrow. In the 1980s, Den Harrow dominated the European pop charts…

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Fading Portraits

Friday, April 12 / 8:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 5:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 2018 | Iran, Islamic Republic of | 55 MIN | World Premiere Fading Portraits provides a rare insight into a society where the government plays a pivotal role in artists’ lives, controlling the fate of their work, and subsequently their role…

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Float  

Friday, April 12 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Campus Theatre 2019 | USA | 81 MIN | Texas Premiere Imagine traveling halfway across the world, descending over 400 feet underground in a tiny elevator, and spending nearly a week in the vast, cathedral-like salt mines under Romania to compete in the…

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