WEDNESDAY (9/21): WHERE IN THE WORLD
The Candy Girl clandestine business has been operating smoothly in school until the principal infiltrates an undercover spy in the group. Would the infiltrator betray them?
Directed by Joshua Costea / CA / 14m 10s
'4242' is the story of a young female immigrant, a story of a teenager's anguish who is trying to redefine her identity after being forced to leave home.
Directed by Sara Eustáquio / PT / 11m 12s
The night inflects in growth and the days clean your face.
You step through a door to the sunlight.
Directed by Julie Annlie / DK / 10m
"Bolos" is set to an reorganization of Antonín Dvořák's 12th String Quartet, written in North America in 1893. The Czech's folk composition inspired countless songs and soundtracks of Western movies in the 20th century and on.
Directed by Peche Roberts / US / 6m 5s
Desperate measures are taken to escape a violent world concealed within an isolated cottage.
Directed by Morgana McKenzie / TX / 7m 15s
A unique exploration of the hidden, magical world of classical Indian dance in a seemingly modern and suburban environment.
Directed by Alexia Salingaros / US / 5m
A woman dying of Alzheimer's struggles to grasp onto her memories as her husband guides her on a mental journey through her subconscious.
Directed by Andres Rovira / US / 14m
A washed up fighter gives young Ed a boxing lesson that changes both their lives forever.
Directed by Nick Flügge / UK / 10m 20s
A private detective has his stake-out ruined by his sister intent on staging an intervention into his life.
Directed by Nick Flügge / UK / 12m
THURSDAY (9/22): ELSEWHERE, TX
Upon moving to a unfamiliar town, Ellie is overwhelmed by her new situation. Her family thinks its nerves but Ellie knows something isn't right. Plus, she is 90 percent sure the doll house in her bedroom just ate her brother. How many more family members have to disappear before someone believes her?
Directed by Keli Wolfe / TX / 15m
Two teenagers try to bury a body hours before prom, all while quoting Bob Dylan's 'All Along the Watchtower'.
Directed by Adam Karlson / TX / 7m
A young man remembers a moment in his past as he struggles to find a place in his future.
Directed by Raymond Zrike / TX / 10m 53s
Ball is Life is the story of a young female basketball star on the verge of earning a Division I scholarship under the intense coaching of her overbearing father. But when her hoop dreams are jeopardized by an unplanned pregnancy, she must decide which is more important, Ball or Life?
Directed by Terry Bluez / TX / 7m 40s
A boys normal day is interrupted when presented the task to protect an agent from an unfriendly follower.
Directed by Christopher Greening / TX / 4m 34s
Haunted by his past, a tortured boy turns to KATHAROS, a dream therapist to overcome his trauma.
Directed by Evan Obrien / TX / 4m 59s
Simon is trying to gain the attention of his high school crush, but when he is rejected, the school Masquerade dance becomes a night of terror.
Directed by Christian Loffer & Brandon Speights / TX / 9m 3s
Pech River Boys: Tales from Afghanistan provides a raw and real look into Operation Enduring Freedom through interviews and archival footage. These are the accounts from the men of Bravo Company / 3rd Platoon / 1-327IN.
Directed by Shannon and Jenny Fontenot / US / 6m 43s
A story of sweet liberation:
Full of brainwashed bots, fake blood and bad beer.
Directed by Patrick Perkins & Dylan Voisard / US / 5m
When you’re tongue-tied over a pretty girl, it helps to have timeless authors spell it out for her.
Directed by Justin Reese & Kenny Rigsby / TX / 7m
Filmed in Israel, by an 11 year old young American film maker , Talia Cohen-Vigder, "Holiday of Holidays" documents the annual holiday festival at the primary school located in the village of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam, Israel's only purposely integrated community of Arabs and Jews.
Directed by Talia Cohen-Vigder / ISR / 4m 21s
FRIDAY (9/23): EAST TEXAS ORIGINALS
Penny is a teenager who is struggling to be understood. She dreams of becoming a superstar actress, and it seems that everything is getting in the way. When things finally reach a breaking point, she decides to take her dreams into her own hands.
Directed by Ariandé King & Klancy Baker / TX / 13m
A vignette that captures the experience of a city's annual celebration rich in heritage and full of color through a medium that emulates memory itself.
Directed by Joseph Mallari / TX / 1m 36s
Two Ex-lovers have a chance meeting at a coffee shop and reflect on their past while with other loved ones.
Directed by Robert Shumaker / TX / 8m 37s
After awaking from a strange dream, a man struggles with doubt to propose to his longtime girlfriend before an opera recital.
Directed by Taylor Cullinane / TX / 10m 30s
Round One is an intimate observational documentary about an amateur boxer's first professional fight, and his life in and out of the ring.
Directed by Kenny Rigsby / TX / 14m 37s
A boy runs away from his father and reaches a point in the road where he has to make a choice. Will he cross the fence? Or will he return home?
Directed by Grayson Lackey / TX / 6m 32s
These woods may be bleak and cold, but are they without hope?
Directed by Grayson Lackey / TX / 15m 51s
SATURDAY (9/24): BEST OF THE FEST
Check back after each weeknight to see which films moved on to our Best of the Fest!
Moving on from Wednesday...
The Candy Girl
The Door to the Sun
Moving on from Thursday...
Moving on from Friday...
The Last Hope