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Five Star
With 41 full-ride Division I scholarship offers, Brandon Jones is one of the most heavily recruited high school football players in the country. But beneath the stats, the college offers, and the very real possibility of achieving his dreams of playing in the NFL, he’s just a kid. And he’s facing the biggest decision of his life.
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FLICKS X CHICKS SHORT BLOCK
A platform for independent female filmmakers, Flicks by Chicks Fest (FxCF) is a competitive, juried film festival sponsored by Women in Film Dallas. The 16th annual FxCF exists to promote, empower, and mentor women in the film industry and the arts as a whole. Tickets available at http://www.wifdallas.org/event-2674018
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Flown
A former astronaut's adjustment to civilian life is upended by the death of a young test pilot.
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A Free Way
Turning the mundane - a trip on a freeway - into the sublime. Courtesy of my iPhone camera, my son Milo, a piece of music I wrote and Premiere to edit with. Milo had the idea to shoot traffic in slow-motion (hand held) with my old iPhone SE. No plugins or digital effects were used in this video - just good old editing and split screens.
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The Gold Line
The sun breaks the horizon and covers the Houston skyline in morning light and long shadows. This is the beginning of the golden hour. Inside his apartment, Steven just woke up and had an epiphany, an idea for a great graffiti mural. After roughly sketching his idea, he leaves his apartment and skateboards toward the Houston skyline. Along the way, he is inspired by the stunning visuals that come with a great sunrise. At the same time, five other young skateboarders are navigating their own individual paths through the urban landscape of downtown Houston. The day, and their lives have just begun. Few will ever be this alive and awake.
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Good Person
Samantha pretends to be tough and street wise but in fact she has never had power over anybody. Without planning to, she terrifies a young undocumented man about her age, and in his eyes she sees and understands fear. After chasing him for a while she might discover a friend.
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HOUSTON FILM COMMISSION'S 2017 TEXAS FILMMAKER'S SHOWCASE
Houston Film Commission's 2017 Texas Filmmaker's Showcase: •Five Star (26:40 min.) by Ryan Booth & Henry Proegler - Austin, TX •Flown (20:38 min.) by Mark Blumberg - Austin, TX •The Gold Line (12:52 min.) by Lance Childers - Houston, TX •Imago (8:00 min.) by Liz Cardenas Franke - Dallas, TX •Native (15:00 min.) by Travis Champagne - The Woodlands, TX •Shilo (9:00 min.) by Tyler Russell - Austin, TX
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