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1917
Attempting to bury his past, an Ottoman soldier flees his home country during The Great War and struggles to find his place in America.
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Alternative Math
A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.
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AMS Programs on David Koresh and Monica Lewinsky
Scandal Made Me Famous (July 29 new episodes premiere at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT with the Monica Lewinsky* episode): What happens when a face in the crowd becomes a household name for all of the wrong reasons? See the unforgettable stories that thrust everyday people into the spotlight when their scandals reach the public. Each hour-long episode of Scandal Made Me Famous unfolds in the storytelling tradition of the fan favorite original series Murder Made Me Famous. Dramatic recreations of famous scandals are brought to life through archival material and insightful commentary from those connected to the story but Scandal Made Me Famous proves you don’t have to kill to become a notorious celebrity—you just have to be a part of a killer scandal. New episodes include the salacious stories of Monica Lewinsky, Rachel Uchitel, Heidi Fleiss, Jessica Hahn, Mary Kay Letourneau and Jennifer Wilbanks. Scandal Made Me Famous is produced by AMS Pictures. Murder Made Me Famous (Nov. 4): The unnerving psychology behind murder has long been source material for television, books and movies but why do certain killers capture the attention of millions and their stories generate so much interest that movies are made about them? Each one-hour episode of Murder Made Me Famous presents dramatic recreations of well-known crimes using archival material and insightful commentary from those connected to the case to help unravel the twisted personalities behind the grisly crimes. New episodes focus on John Gotti, David Koresh, Susan Smith and “The Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez among others. Featured commentator for every episode is author and PEOPLE crime reporter, Steve Helling, who has covered several high-profile crime stories including the Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson disappearances. Murder Made Me Famous is produced by AMS Pictures.
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ART OF DIRECTING:  JOHN HUSTON
An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend answers questions like, "What is cinema?" as he reveals his thought processes in making great movie's out of great novels, which happen to include: Moby Dick, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, The Red Badge of Courage, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The Man Who Would be King, even An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend answers questions like, "What is cinema?" as he reveals his thought processes in making great movie's out of great novels, which happen to include: Moby Dick, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, The Red Badge of Courage, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The Man Who Would be King, even tAn eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend answers questions like, "What is cinema?" as he reveals his thought processes in making great movie's out of great novels, which happen to include: Moby Dick, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of Sierra Madre, The Red Badge of Courage, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The Man Who Would be King, even Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana. Emmy and Peabody award winning director/editor Allan Holzman interweaves Huston's bold and daring movie gems of Mr. Huston's masterful work with the master's wisdom, completing his trilogy on the Art of Directing .The previous two films, restored from AFI's Harold Lloyd Master Seminars from the late 60's and 70's, covering Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock. Frank Capra and François Truffaut, had their premiers at the Dallas VideoFest in 2015 and 2016.
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Auikyani
Auikyani is an experimental short film that tells my life experience for the last 3 years, drawing inspiration from my beautiful country Nicaragua, my friends and my partner whom have accompanied me in my search for new experiences. Auikyani is Nahuatl for Traveler.
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Bag of Tricks
A lonely mailman gets recruited by the government to deliver a letter to a hostile double agent.
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The Beginning and Ending of Everything
Angelita returns home from prison in hopes of reuniting with the young child she left behind. When she discovers the child is nowhere to be found, she goes on a quest to find the baby, her hope, and her reason for living.
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Big D Mobile Short block
The Dallas Video Fest brings to North Texas the first film festival with movies shot only with mobile phones. The “Big D Mobile Phone Film Fest” will level the playing field for all amateur and professional film makers. Creative minds do not need fancy cameras and equipment to bring their stories to life. Have a phone that shoots video, write a script, make a movie, see it on the big screen.
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BLUE MORNING
A grieving woman is given a chance for closure with her dead mother.
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