April 18-22, 2018 | Denton, Texas, USA

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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Dodging Bullets

2018 | USA | 101 MIN | World Premiere Friday, April 20 / 6:30PM / Campus Theatre Native Americans have dodged bullets since the first contact with Europeans. This film brings a cross-generational sampling of Indigenous people, researchers, and politicians to reveal stunning reasons for their disproportionately high incidences of health and social issues. This…

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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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Anote’s Ark

2017 | Canada | 77 MIN Sunday, April 22 / 5:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 The low-­lying Pacific nation of Kiribati faces a daunting challenge: imminent annihilation from sea-level rise. As Anote Tong, Kiribati’s President, races to find a way to protect his nation’s people and maintain their dignity, many in ­Kiribati are already seeking…

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Feature Films

A silent film in reverence to Abel Gance's fim "J'accuse!"

“101”

2017 | Germany | 80 MIN | North American Premiere Friday, April 20 / 4:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 “101” is a stylistic silent film from Berlin, Germany created in reverence to French director Abel Gance’s 1919 film “J’accuse!” which is regarded as one of the most important anti-war films in history. Best Original Score…

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Anote's Ark

Anote’s Ark

2017 | Canada | 77 MIN Sunday, April 22 / 5:30PM / Movie Tavern 2 The low-­lying Pacific nation of Kiribati faces a daunting challenge: imminent annihilation from sea-level rise. As Anote Tong, Kiribati’s President, races to find a way to protect his nation’s people and maintain their dignity, many in ­Kiribati are already seeking…

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A film about a highly popular 93-year-old sex advice columnist.

Ask the Sexpert

2017 | USA | 81 MIN Thursday, April 19 / 9PM / Movie Tavern 2 Friday, April 20 / 4:30PM / Movie Tavern 3 There is much interest in this story of a highly popular 93-year-old sex advice columnist for a daily newspaper in India. Despite sex being a taboo topic in that country, the…

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A veteran with PTSD exploress the psychological effects of war with three generations of family members.

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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This film explores the many shades of being gay by what connects us all: love.

Between the Shades

2017 | USA | 81 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 20 / 8:30PM / Movie Tavern 1 Saturday, April 21 / 4:15PM / Movie Tavern 3 This feature length documentary explores the many shades of being gay by what connects us all: love. The film looks at love though 360 degrees of parents, children,…

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Disneynature’s Born in China follows the adventures of three animal families.

Born in China

2016 | USA | 79 MIN Saturday, April 21 / 10AM / Campus Theatre Disneynature’s Born in China follows the adventures of three animal families — the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard. Featuring stunning imagery, the film navigates the vast terrain — from the frigid mountains to the heart…

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A film about the world’s most legendary running race – the Boston Marathon.

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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Crime + Punishment

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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A film about the state of Dance Halls in Texas.

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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This film reveals the stunning reasons for the disproportionately high incidences of health and social issues among America's Indigenous People.

Dodging Bullets

2018 | USA | 101 MIN | World Premiere Friday, April 20 / 6:30PM / Campus Theatre Native Americans have dodged bullets since the first contact with Europeans. This film brings a cross-generational sampling of Indigenous people, researchers, and politicians to reveal stunning reasons for their disproportionately high incidences of health and social issues. This…

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The Lipan Apache resist the U.S. Department of Homeland Security attempt to take property through eminent domain.

El Muro | The Wall

2017 | USA | 73 MIN | North Texas Premiere Sunday, April 22 / 12:15PM / Movie Tavern 2 El Muro (The Wall) foregrounds the shaping of the landscape by the resistance of its original inhabitants, the Lipan Apache/Nde’, who have lived, and continue to live, on their traditional land despite colonial, imperial, and postcolonial…

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Twenty musicians from Denton Texas travel to a cabin in the Missouri Ozarks to write and record an original album.

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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A small archaeology expedition could change the Modern History of the most powerful nation on Earth.

Elkarrekin (Together)

2017 | Spain | 99 MIN | Texas Premiere Sunday, April 22 / 12PM / Movie Tavern 1 A small expedition could change the Modern History of the most powerful nation on earth. This documentary shows a trip to the past, which is also a journey into the future. If they discover that another world…

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A fusion of documentary and songwriting.

Fatherhood

2017 | United Kingdom | 74 MIN | Texas Premiere Saturday, April 21 / 6PM / Movie Tavern 2 In this fusion of documentary and songwriting, street involved kids from Memphis, LA, New York and London talk about their absent fathers and perform music videos of original songs they wrote for the film. We meet…

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Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

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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