Paradigm Now: The Albizia Project

2018 | USA | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 3:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Saturday, April 13 / 12:30PM / Campus Theatre Is the albizia tree a destructive force disrupting native ecosystems and communities in Hawai’i, or the material that can awaken new paradigms through thoughtful design? Paradigm Now dives into…

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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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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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_______, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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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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…

Read More

Paradigm Now: The Albizia Project

2018 | USA | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 3:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Saturday, April 13 / 12:30PM / Campus Theatre Is the albizia tree a destructive force disrupting native ecosystems and communities in Hawai’i, or the material that can awaken new paradigms through thoughtful design? Paradigm Now dives into…

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Steiner’s Workshop

2018 | USA | 13 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Campus Theatre Part mad scientist, part inscrutable musician, Nyle Steiner is a singular presence in the world of underground inventors. Beginning as a trumpet player in the 1960s, Steiner’s creativity led…

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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…

Read More

_______, 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…

Read More