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

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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There’s Something in the Water

2018 | USA | 8 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas, but its delicate eco-system is threatened by a seemingly unstoppable invasive species of floating fern: Giant Salvinia. There’s Something in the…

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Record Store Day in Denton

2019 | USA | 3 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre Denton, Texas celebrates the annual Record Store Day. A musical portrait shot over several years/Record Store Days. Featuring Bob Eaton and his Lone Star Boys. Director: Ian Johnson

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New Mexico Rain: The Story of Bill and Bonnie Hearne

2018 | USA | 26 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 4: Play On Friday, April 12 / 6:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 New Mexico Rain is a story of the love, tenacity, and talent of Bill and Bonnie Hearne. Bill was legally blind from birth and Bonnie was totally blind, yet they…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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