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 october 5-7, 2018 

festival schedule
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10 Minutes To Show

Punk-rock drummer Charlotte "Charlie" Howe desperately wants to win an Austin battle of the bands competition, but 10 minutes before her band is set to perform everything goes to hell. 10 Minutes To Show (Arizona Premiere) Directed by Joshua DeFour The University of Texas at Austin / D4 Film Company USA/2017/13...  Read More »

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7 Beds

Sorry for the question, but would you be able to cheat on your partner? Or maybe you have already done so. 7 Beds explores the moments just before someone decides to cheat on their partner. 7 Beds (Arizona Premiere) Directed by Pedro Moreno del Oso Mailuki FIlms SPAIN/2017/12...  Read More »

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A Town Divided (World Premiere)

Residents of tiny Patagonia, AZ are bitterly divided over a new mining project. Half of the town supports the mining company, believing the project will bring jobs and spur economic growth. The other half say the mine will have a devastating impact on the environment and the town. Tensions rise as the mining company starts to expand its...  Read More »

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Casamance: the soundtrack of a journey.

Spanish singer-songwriter and member of Tucson-based band Calexico Jairo Zavala (aka DePedro), seeks out his African and Latin American roots in this compelling documentary. DePedro journeys to Senegal in search of the music of legendary “griot” (troubadour) Lamine Konté, whom he listened to as a boy. Featuring performances and jam...  Read More »

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Cassidy Red

Filmed entirely in Tucson, this female-driven Western follows the headstrong daughter of a prostitute who returns to her hometown, seeking vengeance against the corrupt lawman who murdered her lover. Cassidy Red (Southwest Premiere) Written and Directed by Matt Knudsen Produced by Brooks Yang USA/2017/91...  Read More »

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After a canceled tour, flailing musician Jesse Lirette seeks out an old flame in small town New Mexico. When an arrogant attempt at inserting himself into her family fails, he must confront the mistakes of his past on his own. Starring Arron Shiver (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Netflix’s Longmire) with a soundtrack from composer Sean...  Read More »

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Coyote Story

This is a Chippewa story about how Coyote tricks Ducks. Narrated in Ojibwe-Odawa Legend with the intent of bringing Native American stories to wider audiences and also preserving language and culture. Coyote Story (Arizona Premiere) Directed by Daniel Seman Crow Animations USA/2016/5...  Read More »

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An unhinged painter uses his art to cope with his tortured past. Duo (World Premiere) Directed by Roman Arriola Snowglobe Studios USA/2016/6 min. snowglobestudios.net    

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An audio-visual essay that presents various aspects of energy to make the poetry of the physical world visible. Energy (Southwest Premiere) Directed by Martin Gerigk GERMANY/2017/9 min. www.martin-gerigk.de Trailer: Facebook:...  Read More »

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Everything Beautiful is Far Away

In this futuristic fable, an unlikely trio navigates a harsh desert planet in search of a mythical water basin that could replenish their depleted resources and renew their will to carry on.  Starring Joseph Cross (Big Little Lies, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln) and Julia Garner (Ozark, The Perks of Being a Wallflower). Everything...  Read More »

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