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

Places Disturbed

2018 | USA | 13 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Filmed during a month-long residency at Guadalupe Mountains National Park in West Texas, this experimental documentary meets essay film explores the adjacency of protected wilderness and a neighboring oil boom…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Short Films

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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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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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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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Mack Minded

2019 | USA | 20 MIN | World Premiere Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7  Before the acronym STEM even existed, Pauline Beery Mack, Texas Woman’s University professor in the 1950’s – 1970’s, pioneered in the quest for knowledge in science, technology and statistical research. Her advances…

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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…

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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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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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