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

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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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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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 Trailer: https://vimeo.com/284589023

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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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Paradigm Now: The Albizia Project

2018 | USA | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 3: Take a Chance Friday, April 12 / 5:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Is the albizia tree a destructive force disrupting native ecosystems and communities in Hawai’i, or the material that can awaken new paradigms through thoughtful design? Paradigm Now dives 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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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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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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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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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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Short Films

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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Tinkering with the TEKS

2018 | USA | 14 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Denton County school, Dyer Elementary, puts together a plan to improve their playground with unique learning opportunities for their students and interactive learning stations. World Premiere Director: Anthony Najera (in attendance)…

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Under Her Wings

2018 | USA | 35 MIN | Texas Premiere Shorts Program 1: Look Up! Thursday, April 11 / 6:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7  Compassion can take you by surprise. Toni Lance came to St. Croix as a young artist, expecting to discover and express the beauty of the island. She could not have anticipated the…

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Voices of Maria

2018 | USA | 30 MIN | World Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 In the aftermath of the second deadliest storm in US history, Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico’s infrastructure utterly wasted. In the midst of an island-wide blackout, emerged an overwhelming sense…

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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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_______, Texas

2018 | USA | 10 MIN | World Premiere Sunday, April 14 / 12:30 PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 A short exploration of group identities within the context of the shared geography of Texas. How do processes of immigration and gentrification change collective senses of identity? What does it mean to be Texan? Director: Lina…

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