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Friday, November 11 • 7:15pm - 9:15pm
SHORT BLOCK: It Only Gets Worse From Here (Coming of Age)

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SHORT BLOCK: It Only Gets Worse From Here (Coming of Age)

Growing up isn't easy. These shorts remind you just how awkward and insecure we all were as we hit he milestones of adolescence. 

One Too Many | UK | Comedy | Sinead Stoddart | 2 min

When a drunken night out gets the better of him, Joe’s inner self steps in to set him on the road to recovery where a killer hangover awaits.

Guidance | USA | Drama | Josh Wolff | 17 min | Texas Premiere

A Catholic high school psychologist with a secret struggles to keep his professional and personal lives separate and intact. (Student Short)
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A Lone Wolf | USA | Comedy | Zach Kaplan | 12 min

Shaken from a devastatingly abrupt break-up at his childhood park, Max crosses paths with Jason, a young boy running away from home after the news of his parents' divorce. Both connect over these recent tragedies and help each other realize that their lives may not be over just yet. (Student Short)

Brief Lull | France | Drama | Gaëtan Arrondeau & Jonathan Cozzo | 12 min | World Premiere

After a week of intense revising, Alex and his friends just want to relax. However, the overcrowding and the end of their student lives approaching make things turn sour: Alex’s girlfriend dumps him and friendships among the rest of the group are pushed to the limit.
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Ecce Viri | USA | Joshua Hamilton | 10 min | World Premiere

Ecce Viri means "behold the men" in Latin; this cinéma vérité film explores what it means to become a man through the experiences of college boys in Michigan and the wisdom of an old man from Texas.
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Brookesville | USA | Drama | Jun Kuang | 21 min | Texas Premiere

A 15 year-old smart, rebellious boy struggles to escape from a boarding school when his life changing event, the Math Olympiads Competition, is approaching in two weeks. (Student Film)
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Graceface | USA | Comedy | Jonathan Pickett | 6 min | Texas Premiere

Phil is just a college freshman trying to make it through his first semester. But life won't let it happen that easily. (Student Film)

That Party That One Night | USA | Drama | Mylissa Fitzsimmons | 15 min | Texas Premiere

It's the last week of high school and socially and sexually awkward Melissa has just been ditched by her friends at a party and finds herself alone with her crush.
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Q&A Following with Filmmakers in Attendance 

Individual ticket: $10 at the door (Cash or Credit)
All-Access Badge holders have priority access into the auditorium
Seating capacity: 69
*screening time & date subject to change 


Charles Rice

Showcase Film Program Director


James Going

Visual Effects Supervisor
James Going has worked in feature film visual effects at major Hollywood studios in the US and Canada. Some of his work can be seen in the recently released Godzilla, and Goosebumps.
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Joshua Hamilton

Writer-Director, Agathos Pictures
A man from Lubbock, Texas who dropped out of a Midwest liberal arts college to make films.

Benjamin Hamilton

Special Guest
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L. Elizabeth Powers

Orphaned Dingbat Productions
L. Elizabeth Powers is an award winning writer, filmmaker and artist. She has a M.A. (playwriting) and M.F.A. (screenwriting) from Wilkes University, and a B.A. from Howard Payne University in Modern European History with a minor in Music. Additionally, she obtained a certificate... Read More →

Josh Wolff

Josh Wolff is a Chicago-based filmmaker with an MFA in Cinema with a directing concentration from DePaul University. He spent over 10 years working and acting in theatre, including an artistic apprenticeship at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Since then, he has written, produced, and... Read More →

Friday November 11, 2016 7:15pm - 9:15pm CST
AMC Palace 9 - Theater 5 220 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102