Festivals Archive

SXSW Movie Review: ‘Tomboy’

Review by James Lindorf Even though women have been paid percussionists since this time last century, professional drumming is still perceived as a man’s job. The field is still nine men for every woman. However, the times may be changing with new inspiration in ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Dolemite Is My Name’

From North Texas Film Festival 2019 Greetings again from the darkness. The old flea market adage is “one person’s trash is another’s treasure”, and the same can be said for comedy. What you find obtuse and humorless may be the funniest thing your neighbor ...Read More

2019 North Texas Film Festival Recap

By David Ferguson The inaugural North Teas Film Festival (NTXFF) ran September 26-29, and was put on by Dallas Film, the non-profit organization that also curates the annual Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF). Capital One was the title sponsor and most screenings were held ...Read More

North Texas Film Festival 2019 Preview

Long overlooked for film festivals and cutting edge movie events, the Dallas ‘burbs are finally getting some love. Dallas Film (https://www.dallasfilm.org/), a nonprofit organization that exists to celebrate the past, present and future of film in our community, is presenting the inaugural North Texas ...Read More

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Ophelia’

Review by Jacqueline Hipes Women don’t often fare well in Shakespeare’s plays. Although written with as much dimension as the men, they rarely find themselves in a better position at the end of the play than the one they held at the start. At ...Read More