A documentary at this week’s South by Southwest Film Conference attempts to find the Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman – better known as El Chapo. But just as the filmmakers were closing in on him, Mexican and U.S. authorities arrested him last month. We talked with the director of The Legend of Shorty to find out what it’s like to suddenly have the end of your film rewritten for you.
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Tickets aren’t on sale yet for June 16 Verizon Theatre concert featuring Nile Rogers and Chic, Michael McDonald and the Pointer Sisters – but a limited number will be available tonight beginning at 7 pm on KERA Channel 13 during the TV special, Night of the Proms.
Next Friday, native Texan Wes Anderson releases his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. To mark the occasion, our Big Screen team returns to 1996 for a look at Anderson’s first movie, Bottle Rocket, which he made in Dallas.
Catch the Royal Ballet at the movies.
Among the highlights are efforts from Richardson and Austin directors and a movie from a Dallas production house.
When the Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night, half of this year’s acting Oscars went to performers in Dallas Buyers Club. It was a big night for the film and for Longview native Matthew McConaughey.
Tonight, the 9th Annual Women in Film Showcase will be screened at the Studio Movie Grill in on Northwest Highway in Dallas. This week, our Big Screen team talks to the president of Women in Film Dallas about the event and about the strides women are making in the industry.
Texas Black Film Festival director David Small tells us that people unfamiliar with the event might be surprised by the ground it covers.
This week, Thin Line director Joshua Butler joins us for a preview of the event and to discuss just what makes a documentary a documentary.
A new spin on the greatest love story and we have tickets!