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Big Screen: What’s Next For David Lowery?

Dallas filmmaker talks about filming in New Zealand, and, hopefully, here in Dallas with Robert Redford.

Handmade, Preferably In Texas: Filmmaker David Lowery

North Texas filmmaker, David Lowery, is being showcased on this week’s episode of Frame of Mind. Lowery’s films reflect the word that he uses to sum up his favorite type of filmmaking: handmade.

Iran Meets The United States: Morehshin Allahyari

This week, Frame of Mind will be featuring 3 filmmakers, including Morehshin Allahyari. Her film, The Romantic Self-Exiles, explores the ideas that concern issues of home, space, diaspora, and our relationships as humans to our surroundings.

The Big Screen: Hollywood Heads North

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Chris Vognar, one half of the Big Screen team, reports from the Toronto International Film Festival.

The Big Screen: Frame of Mind

On Thursday, KERA-TV will air the first episode of Frame of Mind. The 13-week series features some of the best independent films by Texas directors. This week, we talk to Bart Weiss, who curated the series, about what the films say about the state of Texas filmmaking.

First Up on Frame of Mind

Mark Birnbaum, a documentary filmmaker will be kicking off the Frame of Mind series with his film Swingman. This film tells the story of Marshall Allen, a Fort Worth firefighter who was in a freak accident that left him physically paralyzed and emotionally healed.

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.

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