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

Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

A Mexican cobbler in South Central Los Angeles has a fascinating past as a pro-boxer.

Zamora: The Sole of a Boxer

2016 | USA | 5 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 21 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 A Mexican cobbler in South Central Los Angeles has a fascinating past as a pro-boxer. Through interviews, re-enactments and footage of his current life, it presents the story of how one man’s past…

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Making it through football was always Plan A in life. Finding out that ADHD was keeping him from efficiently learning a playbook wasn't part of the plan.

Lacheiavelli

2017 | USA | 9 MIN Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 21 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 Making it through football was always Plan A in life. Finding out that ADHD was keeping him from efficiently learning a playbook wasn’t part of the plan. Now Lache Seastrunk, a former football standout, strives to…

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A mild-mannered artist from Minnesota leads a double life as a baby-eating professional wrestler in Japan.

Kinderchomper

2018 | USA | 17 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #2 Thursday, April 19 / 6:45PM / Movie Tavern 2 A mild-mannered artist from Minnesota leads a double life as a baby-eating professional wrestler in Japan. Director/Producer: Mike Scholtz

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Two team members from the first National Palestine Women's Soccer team examine the intersection of sports, religion and education in the modern Arab world.

Kicking All Odds

2017 | USA | 21 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 21 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 Two team members from the first National Palestine Women’s Soccer team examine the intersection of sports, religion and education in the modern Arab world. Director: Hanny Lee (in attendance) Producers: Abbey Hoekzema (in…

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Meet Dempsey Foxson — a spunky, 10-year-old competitive gymnast who refuses to let her Type 1 Diabetes affect her dreams.

Dempsey, The Diabetic Superhero

2017 | USA | 13 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #4 Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / Campus Theatre Meet Dempsey Foxson — a spunky, 10-year-old competitive gymnast who refuses to let her Type 1 Diabetes affect her dreams. Director: Kendall Goldberg Producers: Kendall Goldberg, Caroline Roffe Writers: Caroline Roffe, Rocky Pajarito, Greyson…

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In October 2016 the Cubs made the World Series for the first time since 1945. Crosstown takes us to that week of North Siders, South Siders, and those in between, pondering how sports, culture, and urban identity all intermix.

Crosstown

2017 | USA | 14 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 21 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 For over a hundred years, the Chicago Cubs and their fans were synonymous with losing, “The Lovable Lovers” mythologized in SNL skits and heart-wrenching losses. Another (more successful) professional baseball team, the White…

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Set in the Pacific Northwest, three brothers find refuge and redemption from a troubled home through their love of fly fishing for steelhead and the enduring relationships they forge on the river.

Brothers

2017 | USA | 6 MIN Short Film Program #3 Friday, April 20 / 4PM / Movie Tavern 1 Set in the Pacific Northwest, three brothers find refuge and redemption from a troubled home through their love of fly fishing for steelhead and the enduring relationships they forge on the river. Director/Producer: Randy Kerr Writer/Producer:…

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This documentary short tells the story of the charity Carney’s Community from South London who rehabilitate ex-offenders and disaffected youths through boxing and mentoring, helping young people be the best they can be..

Born A Believer

2017 | United Kingdom | 12 MIN | Texas Premiere Short Film Program #4 Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / Campus Theatre This documentary short tells the story of the charity Carney’s Community from South London who rehabilitate ex-offenders and disaffected youths through boxing and mentoring, helping young people be the best they can be.…

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Mean Green Sprinter Artesha Richardson describes the difficulty of being away from her family in her native country of Anguilla during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and how her Coach and Team showed their support..

Artesha Richardson: Running Away from Home

2017 | USA | 7 MIN | World Premiere Shorts Program 4 Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / Campus Theatre Mean Green Sprinter Artesha Richardson describes the difficulty of being away from her family in her native country of Anguilla during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and how her Coach and Team showed their support.…

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A film about the world’s most legendary running race – the Boston Marathon.

BOSTON

2017 | USA |114 MIN Sunday, April 22 / 2PM / Movie Tavern 1 BOSTON is the first feature-length documentary film about the world’s most legendary running race – the Boston Marathon. The film chronicles the story of the iconic race from its humble origins 120 years ago, starting with only 15 runners, to the…

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