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

Sound and Sole

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 4: Play On Friday, April 12 / 6:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Arthur Grimes was born and raised in the Appalachian mountains. He is the only professionally working, African-American buck dancer in Boone, North Carolina. In this short documentary, Arthur recounts his…

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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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Do We Belong?

2018 | USA | 14 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 An Indian immigrant in Kansas is shot and killed in a senseless hate crime, leaving his wife to grapple with the question of whether America is truly her home. Director:…

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Girl in the Hallway

2018 | Canada | 10 MIN | North America Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Why does ‘Little Red Riding hood’ give Jamie nightmares? It’s been 15 years, and the girl in the hallway haunts him still. This is a testament to locked doors.…

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Wild Wild Wes

2018 | Germany | 13 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 “Wes is the name, wild is the game.” With these words starts this portrait about one of the most inspirational and interesting people I’ve met in my life. “Wild…

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Running Wild

2019 | USA | 2 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre / 2 min To be Wild is to be in our natural state. This film follows the journey of one filmmaker across the long stretches of highway that bring us all together. Director: Eric Hunter (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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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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Sunflowerman

2018 | USA | 5 MIN| Texas Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Hat wearer, coffee drinker, watch painter, and mens fashion illustrator. Currently located in Fort Worth Texas, Sunflowerman (Matthew Miller) makes a living as an artist thanks to his following on social…

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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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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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About Steven

2019 | Spain | 2 MIN | Texas Premiere Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7   Steven’s reason to ride energizes this cinematic flight. Director/Producer: Monty Scholz Language: English

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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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Alba: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into the Future

2018 | Spain | 10 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 An intense, intimate and beautiful journey into the mind of Alba, a 16-year-old ballet dancer at the acclaimed Corella Dance Academy in Barcelona. Her inner thoughts start to question the…

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All Inclusive

2018 | Switzerland | 10 MIN | North Texas Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas. Writer/Director: Corina Schwingruber Ilić

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At Arm’s Length

2018 | USA | 15 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 In At Arm’s Length, two journalists who covered a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX, attempt to reconcile their empathic relationships to the survivors with the distance required to continue…

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Beneath the Ink

2018 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Shining a light on the resurgence of white supremacy, one Ohio tattoo artist Billy Joe White is challenging his community by saying “bring me your mistakes”. Beneath the Ink is…

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Beto O’Rourke: Portrait of a Campaign for U.S. Senate

2018 | USA | 7 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Follow Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s campaign for U.S. Senate as he attempts to become the first Democrat to win state-wide election in Texas in over 25 years. Through interviews with supporters,…

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