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Friday, October 14
 

5:00pm CDT

Blood Stripe
(USA, 92 min)
Writers: Remy Auberjonois, Kate Nowlin (in attendance)
Director: Remy Auberjonois
Cast: Kate Nowlin, Tom Lipinski, Chris Sullivan, Rusty Schwimmer, René Auberjonois
A U.S. Marine sergeant returns home from her third tour of duty in Afghanistan unable to sleep and wracked by paranoia and anxiety. Feeling disconnected from her home life with her husband and friends and frustrated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, she retreats deep into Minnesota’s North Woods. There she seeks refuge at a picturesque summer camp with a plainspoken overseer and a local fisherman, but her deep emotional wounds continue to overwhelm and traumatize her.

Community Partners


Friday October 14, 2016 5:00pm - 6:52pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

6:45pm CDT

Holding Patterns
(USA, 102 min)
World Premiere
Writer/Director: Jake Goldberger (in attendance)
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush, Christopher Meloni, Haley Joel Osment, Rita Volk
Mid-twenties, unmotivated, and still living at home with his mother and stepfather, Charlie Brenner is given a surprising boost of confidence when he meets Amber, a local barista. As they become closer, the line between friendship and intimacy is blurred, and the situation forces both of them to examine where they are in their respective lives. Charlie’s situation is further complicated by the sudden appearance of his estranged father.



Friday October 14, 2016 6:45pm - 8:47pm CDT
State Theatre
 
Saturday, October 15
 

3:00pm CDT

No Retreat
(USA, 78 min)
World Premiere
Writers: J.D. Singer, Nicholas, Zafonte (in attendance)
Director: Nicholas Zafonte
Cast: Samantha Soule, Josh Tyson
Two college friends reconnect 15 years later for a weekend writer's retreat. This last attempt for these two failed artists to do something creative with their lives falls apart as the drama of old regrets, insecurity, and unfinished romantic business rears its ugly head.


Saturday October 15, 2016 3:00pm - 4:38pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

The Tiger Hunter
(USA, 94 min)
Writers: Sameer Gardezi, Lena Khan (in attendance)
Director: Lena Khan
Cast: Danny Pudi, Karen David, Rizwan Manji, Jon Heder
Young Indian Sami Malik travels to America in the 1970s to become an engineer in order to impress his childhood crush and live up to the legacy of his father—a legendary tiger hunter. When Sami's job falls through, he joins with a gang of oddball friends in the hopes of convincing his childhood sweetheart that he's far more successful than he truly is…or perhaps ever could be.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:00pm - 7:54pm CDT
Texas Spirit Theater

10:00pm CDT

Suburban Cowboy
(USA, 92 min)
World Premiere
Writer: Ryan Colucci (in attendance)
Directors: Ryan Colucci, Dragan Roganovic
Cast: Frank Raducz Jr, Alandrea Martin, Louie Iaccarrino, Matty Finocchio (all in attendance)
In this gritty story based on real events, a Long Island drug dealer finds himself in over his head when one of his soldiers robs a dealer with a connection to ruthless Serbian gangsters. Now responsible for the debt, he is forced to take drastic measures.

Saturday October 15, 2016 10:00pm - 11:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro
 
Sunday, October 16
 

4:30pm CDT

The Tiger Hunter
(USA, 94 min)
Writers: Sameer Gardezi, Lena Khan (in attendance)
Director: Lena Khan
Cast: Danny Pudi, Karen David, Rizwan Manji, Jon Heder
Young Indian Sami Malik travels to America in the 1970s to become an engineer in order to impress his childhood crush and live up to the legacy of his father—a legendary tiger hunter. When Sami's job falls through, he joins with a gang of oddball friends in the hopes of convincing his childhood sweetheart that he's far more successful than he truly is…or perhaps ever could be.


Sunday October 16, 2016 4:30pm - 6:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

8:00pm CDT

Chronesthesia
(NEW ZEALAND, 92 min)
World Premiere
Director/Writer: Hayden Weal
Cast: Hayden Weal, Michelle Ny, Abby Damen, Acushla Sutton
Dan Duncombe is an emotionally isolated barista whose life is interrupted when he starts receiving strange messages on the inside of his bedroom window. What follows is a journey that intertwines him with the people around him and leads him to discover a web of relationships that unites them all. Chronesthesia is a movie about love, relationships, and time travel of the mind.


Sunday October 16, 2016 8:00pm - 9:53pm CDT
State Theatre

9:15pm CDT

Boys in the Trees
(AUSTRALIA, 112 min)
US Premiere
Writer/Director: Nicholas Verso
Cast: Toby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Justin Holborow, Mitzi Ruhlmann
It’s Halloween 1997 - the last night of high school for Corey, Jango and the rest of their skater gang. When Corey encounters Jonah, a former childhood friend now victimized by Jango’s cruel streak, Corey takes pity on him and agrees to walk him home for old time’s sake. What starts off as a normal walk through empty suburban streets descends into something darker and magical. On the night of the grave’s delight, even the most buried truths will surface.

Community Partners


Sunday October 16, 2016 9:15pm - 11:27pm CDT
Texas Spirit Theater
 
Monday, October 17
 

4:00pm CDT

Chronesthesia
(NEW ZEALAND, 92 min)
World Premiere
Director/Writer: Hayden Weal
Cast: Hayden Weal, Michelle Ny, Abby Damen, Acushla Sutton
Dan Duncombe is an emotionally isolated barista whose life is interrupted when he starts receiving strange messages on the inside of his bedroom window. What follows is a journey that intertwines him with the people around him and leads him to discover a web of relationships that unites them all. Chronesthesia is a movie about love, relationships, and time travel of the mind.


Monday October 17, 2016 4:00pm - 5:53pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:30pm CDT

No Retreat
(USA, 78 min)
World Premiere
Writers: J.D. Singer, Nicholas, Zafonte (in attendance)
Director: Nicholas Zafonte
Cast: Samantha Soule, Josh Tyson
Two college friends reconnect 15 years later for a weekend writer's retreat. This last attempt for these two failed artists to do something creative with their lives falls apart as the drama of old regrets, insecurity, and unfinished romantic business rears its ugly head.


Monday October 17, 2016 6:30pm - 8:08pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

Blood Stripe
(USA, 92 min)
Writers: Remy Auberjonois, Kate Nowlin (in attendance)
Director: Remy Auberjonois
Cast: Kate Nowlin, Tom Lipinski, Chris Sullivan, Rusty Schwimmer, René Auberjonois
A U.S. Marine sergeant returns home from her third tour of duty in Afghanistan unable to sleep and wracked by paranoia and anxiety. Feeling disconnected from her home life with her husband and friends and frustrated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, she retreats deep into Minnesota’s North Woods. There she seeks refuge at a picturesque summer camp with a plainspoken overseer and a local fisherman, but her deep emotional wounds continue to overwhelm and traumatize her.

Community Partners


Monday October 17, 2016 7:00pm - 8:52pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:30pm CDT

Suburban Cowboy
(USA, 92 min)
World Premiere
Writer: Ryan Colucci (in attendance)
Directors: Ryan Colucci, Dragan Roganovic
Cast: Frank Raducz Jr, Alandrea Martin, Louie Iaccarrino, Matty Finocchio (all in attendance)
In this gritty story based on real events, a Long Island drug dealer finds himself in over his head when one of his soldiers robs a dealer with a connection to ruthless Serbian gangsters. Now responsible for the debt, he is forced to take drastic measures.

Monday October 17, 2016 9:30pm - 11:22pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate
 
Tuesday, October 18
 

9:30pm CDT

Holding Patterns
(USA, 102 min)
World Premiere
Writer/Director: Jake Goldberger (in attendance)
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush, Christopher Meloni, Haley Joel Osment, Rita Volk
Mid-twenties, unmotivated, and still living at home with his mother and stepfather, Charlie Brenner is given a surprising boost of confidence when he meets Amber, a local barista. As they become closer, the line between friendship and intimacy is blurred, and the situation forces both of them to examine where they are in their respective lives. Charlie’s situation is further complicated by the sudden appearance of his estranged father.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:30pm - 11:32pm CDT
Texas Spirit Theater
 
Wednesday, October 19
 

5:30pm CDT

Boys in the Trees
(AUSTRALIA, 112 min)
US Premiere
Writer/Director: Nicholas Verso
Cast: Toby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Justin Holborow, Mitzi Ruhlmann
It’s Halloween 1997 - the last night of high school for Corey, Jango and the rest of their skater gang. When Corey encounters Jonah, a former childhood friend now victimized by Jango’s cruel streak, Corey takes pity on him and agrees to walk him home for old time’s sake. What starts off as a normal walk through empty suburban streets descends into something darker and magical. On the night of the grave’s delight, even the most buried truths will surface.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 5:30pm - 7:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint
 
Thursday, October 20
 

5:30pm CDT

JURY AWARD ENCORE SCREENING: Boys in the Trees
(AUSTRALIA, 112 min)
US Premiere
Writer/Director: Nicholas Verso
Cast: Toby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Justin Holborow, Mitzi Ruhlmann
It’s Halloween 1997 - the last night of high school for Corey, Jango and the rest of their skater gang. When Corey encounters Jonah, a former childhood friend now victimized by Jango’s cruel streak, Corey takes pity on him and agrees to walk him home for old time’s sake. What starts off as a normal walk through empty suburban streets descends into something darker and magical. On the night of the grave’s delight, even the most buried truths will surface.


Thursday October 20, 2016 5:30pm - 7:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint