April 10-14, 2019 | Denton, Texas, USA

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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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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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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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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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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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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Launching Flowers into Outer Space

2017| USA  | 5 MIN Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7  When it comes to flower arrangements, Japanese artist Makoto Azuma is quite literally pushing the boundaries out of this world. As part of an ongoing experimental artistic series, one-time rock musician Azuma and a crew of…

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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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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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Short Films

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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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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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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Fit

2018 | USA | 13 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 An army veteran turned personal trainer pursues a career in body building. Director: Rudy Cervantez (in attendance) Language: English

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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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