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

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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Ethan

2019 | USA | 39 MIN  | World Premiere Short Film Program 4: Play On Friday, April 12 / 6:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Filmed over twelve years, Ethan is a funny, poignant coming of age story of a young man with autism. As his family grapples with raising a son to adulthood, Ethan…

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In a Relationship

2018 | USA | 21 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Crossing spiritual boundaries, two American converts to Islam, Mark and Stephanie, navigate unfamiliar territory. Now part of a culturally diverse religious minority, they grapple with issues of identity, as…

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Dallas Movie Locations

2019 | USA | 5 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre Denton filmmakers take a day-trip to Dallas to visit iconic movie locations filmed in the area and spend the day exploring the sights and sounds that the city has to offer. Directors: Anthony Najera and Elia Najera…

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Take No Prisoners: A Journey through Time and Music

2018 | USA | 20 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Denton local Paul Slavens is a solo musician, radio host, and front man of the famed local band Ten Hands. Craig Welch is the enigmatic front man of 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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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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Take It Outside

2018 | USA | 16 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Near Denver, Colorado exists a school with no walls, founded by environmental advocate, Megan Patterson. Her vision is to give children, including her son, an education outside the public school…

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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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Mr. Overton

2015 | USA | 13 MIN | North Texas Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 At 109 years old, Richard Overton who passed away on December 27, 2018, was the oldest living WWII veteran. When the film was made, he lived alone, drove his…

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Short Films

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Betty Feeds the Animals

2018 | USA | 9 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Every day for the last 10 years Betty has fed the ‘outside animals’. She places 30 bowls of food outside every day, through rain, sleet or snow she never misses.…

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Boots, Beer and Baseball

2019 | 2019 | 5 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre An insightful documentary about the restoration of the historic Nocona Boot Factory building and the effects that it has had on the residents of Nocona, Texas. This new iteration of the building also includes a revival of…

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Crossed

2018 | USA | 15 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Liz Magallanes is a dreamer. Thrust in a tangle of immigration laws and new presidential policies, her identity is being questioned in spite of her total integration in American…

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Dallas Movie Locations

2019 | USA | 5 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre Denton filmmakers take a day-trip to Dallas to visit iconic movie locations filmed in the area and spend the day exploring the sights and sounds that the city has to offer. Directors: Anthony Najera and Elia Najera…

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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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Ebrahim

2018 | Germany/Greece | 29 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 6: Point of View Saturday, April 13 / 9:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Having survived the journey to Europe, Ebrahim waits in a camp halfway between the home he loves and his new life in ’the promised land’, which appears less promising with…

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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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Ethan

2019 | USA | 39 MIN  | World Premiere Short Film Program 4: Play On Friday, April 12 / 6:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Filmed over twelve years, Ethan is a funny, poignant coming of age story of a young man with autism. As his family grapples with raising a son to adulthood, Ethan…

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Event Horizon: How Space Changes Your Perspective on Life

2015  |  USA | 2 MIN Short Film Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Only 560 people have ever been to outer space. For obvious reasons, a trip there can change one’s perspective. For NASA astronaut and former NFL wide receiver Leland Melvin, that change happened when…

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