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

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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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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_______, Texas

2018 | USA | 10 MIN | World Premiere Sunday, April 14 / 12:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 A short exploration of group identities within the context of the shared geography of Texas. How do processes of immigration and gentrification change collective senses of identity? What does it mean to be Texan? Director: Lina…

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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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Molly & Ann              

2018 | USA | 20 MIN | North Texas Premiere Saturday, April 13 / 1:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 2:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Molly & Ann is a short film about Governor Ann Richards and best-selling author and political columnist Molly Ivins, two Texas icons, unabashed progressives, and women who…

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Erasing the Border

2018 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 4:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Saturday, April 13 / 12:45PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 At the Mexico-US border, between Tijuana and San Diego, a wall unnaturally separates thousands of friends and families, tearing up the beach in two parts and diving into…

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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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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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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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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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Paired Shorts

The below documentaries are paired with a feature film. They will screen before the paired film.
Location and Times vary.

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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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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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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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Erasing the Border

2018 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 4:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Saturday, April 13 / 12:45PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 At the Mexico-US border, between Tijuana and San Diego, a wall unnaturally separates thousands of friends and families, tearing up the beach in two parts and diving into…

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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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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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Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

Thursday, April 11 / 8:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 3:30PM / Campus Theatre 2018 | USA | 84 MIN | Texas Premiere Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian immigrant, became a successful businessman, reporter and publisher with his New York newspaper, The World, for four decades. He spoke of “fake news” over 100 years ago and…

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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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Love in the Time of Antidepressants

Thursday, April 11 / 6:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Friday, April 12 / 3:30PM / Campus Theatre 2018 | Austrailia | 68 MIN | North America Premiere Documentary making doesn’t get much more intimate than turning the camera on yourself and your mentally ill mother. Australian filmmaker, Paul Gallasch, does just that in a compelling tale of love,…

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Mason Fine: Chasing History

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 6:00PM / Campus Theatre Saturday, April 13 / 5:15PM / Alamo Drafthouse He’s a small town kid from the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, who dreamed of playing football for a Division I school. Mason Fine continues to chase his dreams and set…

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Molly & Ann              

2018 | USA | 20 MIN | North Texas Premiere Saturday, April 13 / 1:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 2:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Molly & Ann is a short film about Governor Ann Richards and best-selling author and political columnist Molly Ivins, two Texas icons, unabashed progressives, and women who…

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