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Texas Indie Film: 13 New Episodes of Frame of Mind on KERA TV

Tune in every Thursday, starting Sept 4. And join us for a watching party next week!

The Big Screen: Hitchcock’s First Talkie

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The Lone Star Film Society is teaming up with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for an Alfred Hitchcock retrospective. The series begins tonight with one of the director’s earliest film’s – Blackmail from 1929. This week, we talk to SMU film professor – and Hitchcock expert – Dr. Rick Worlan about how the movie previews Hitchcock’s later masterpieces.

The Big Deal: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Star Wars & Beyond: A John Williams Adventure

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Win tickets to see the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra perform the music of John Williams.

The Big Screen: Talking Robert Rodriguez, Sin City 2

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Robert Rodriguez is known as much for making bloody action movies like Desperado as he is for making kid-friendly films like the Spy Kids series. This week, we talk about the Austin director’s career ahead of his new film, Sin City 2.

Art&Seek Jr: 6 More Adventures To Have Before Summer Is Over

Tardy bell’s ringing! Get out and have some fun before summer is over.

The Big Screen: Plano’s Brad Hawkins Talks About His Role In ‘Boyhood’

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Plano native Brad Hawkins has guest starred on television shows and now movie audiences are seeing him in Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood.’

The Big Deal: ‘Calvary’ Screening At Angelika Film Center

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Win tickets to see how this passion play plays out.

The Big Screen: Talking James Brown With A Man Who Knew Him Well

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The movie Get On Up looks at the life and times of James Brown. So this week, we figured: Who better to talk all things James Brown with than Angus Wynne.

Remembering Filmmaker Robert Drew

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You may not know who Rob Drew is, but guest blogger Bart Weiss says he’s influenced most of the best documentaries you’ve seen.

The Big Screen: Celebrating Miyazaki In Fort Worth

Ahead of the Lone Star Film Society’s retrospective, we talk about the Japanese animator’s lasting legacy with Dr. Marc Hairston, a UTD professor who teaches a class on Miyazaki.

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