If a Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front is insightful, disturbing, and even frightening. It also gives a look into the justice system and how new forms of terrorism create a need for an adjusted and augmented penal code. The final screening of this film will be at the Angelika in Plano at 4pm today and is not one to be missed.
Spilt Milk isn't the Dallas International Film Festival's best or worst pick of the 2011 lineup. There are some funny scenes, however the writing leaves a bit to be desired. But if you're looking for a subtle laugh and not much else, you won't be disappointed...just make sure you stay through the final minutes.
Russell Brand gives Arthur a new twist...Ignore the critics, and go see this one!
Gun Hill Road provides riveting and raw insight into the familial dynamic of an ex-con father, loving mother, and a son named Michael but lives as Vanessa. This one is definitely worth checking out.
DIFF on a Dime: A frugal approach to navigating the 2011 Dallas International Film Festival. Learn which screens and galas are under $100, under $50 and even free in this exclusive guide.
The Dallas Film Society is known for including feature film rookies in their Dallas International Film Festival line-up. Sometimes they're a hit, and sometimes they're not. Boy Wonder isn't about rainbows and sunshine, but it is worth a trip to the theater.
The Dallas International Film Festival has movies in all genres and for all the varying film tastes out there. But despite my previous notions about this one, my favorite film so far took me back to my childhood, reminded me that hard work and perseverance really can pay off, and was a about a furry, red thing.
The glitz the gam, the films the fans...all typical of any collaborative film event, but the Dallas International Film Festival is bringing you something more in 2011. This year’s festivities have a different twist. While the Dallas Film Society continues to impress with their all-star lineup of fantastic films, they’ve brought fashion, family, philanthropy, and fine art to center stage...
Texas Independent Film Network and Video Association of Dallas present TEXAS LEGENDS, BEFORE THEY WERE LEGENDS at the Texas Theater in Oak Cliff. The film features the collection of first short films by legendary Texas filmaker's. From Tobe Hooper to Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson and Robert Rodriguez (to name a few) Texas has a rich legacy of filmmaking, but even the masters had to start somewhere. Tickets are cheap - $8. The program will last 90 minutes and it's recommended for mature audiences.
With 25 films making their Southwest, United States or North American premieres, the 2010 Asian Film Festival of Dallas gives viewers a rare opportunity to see movies covering the spectrum of cinema from ten countries. The festival runs July 23-29 at venues around Dallas. See the 2010 lineup.