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

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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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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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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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

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Beneath the Ink

2018 | USA | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 2: Two by Two Thursday, April 11 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 Shining a light on the resurgence of white supremacy, one Ohio tattoo artist Billy Joe White is challenging his community by saying “bring me your mistakes”. Beneath the Ink is…

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The Derby

2018 | USA | 15 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program 5: All of Us Saturday, April 13 / 2:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 1 The Derby follows the haves and the have-nots during Kentucky Derby weekend. Via on-location interviews from varied perspectives–from an anonymous reveler drinking and placing bets on Millionaires Row, to Guatemalan…

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Steiner’s Workshop

2018 | USA | 13 MIN | Texas Premiere Friday, April 12 / 8:00PM / Alamo Drafthouse 8 Saturday, April 13 / 3:00PM / Campus Theatre Part mad scientist, part inscrutable musician, Nyle Steiner is a singular presence in the world of underground inventors. Beginning as a trumpet player in the 1960s, Steiner’s creativity led…

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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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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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A Film Crew Censors Itself

2019 | Saudi Arabia | 4 MIN | World Premiere Thursday, April 11 / 8:30PM / Alamo Drafthouse 7 Sunday, April 14 / 3:30PM / Campus Theatre Despite the legalization of cinema in Saudi Arabia last year, film crews are still subject to “moral laws” governing “mixed-gender” work environments. Nestled away on a private beach…

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Short Films

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WILAT 2014

2019 | USA | 4 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre A sisters’ road trip to the tune of Gary P. Nunn’s immortal tune, What I Like About Texas — with his permission, of course. Director: Cindy Sims (In attendance)

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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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World’s Largest Cowboy Boots

2019 | USA | 3 MIN | World Premiere True Texas Travel Program Saturday, April 13 / 5:30PM / Campus Theatre World’s Largest Cowboy Boots,  a true Texas travel experience about the world’s largest things as photo opportunities, starts with Texas’ own Daddy-o Wade’s sculpture, now located in a San Antonio mall. Art, self-promotion, advertising, or tourist come-on? What…

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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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