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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas
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Friday, November 11 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
SHORT BLOCK: Wonder Women of the Future

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SHORT BLOCK: Wonder Women of the Future

The future is bright with strong women like the characters in these shorts.


Samantha Moonley's Greatest Feeling
 | USA | Sci-Fi | Garrett Kennell & David Light | 15 min

A life devoid of feeling and emotion forces Samantha Moonley to embark on a journey to prove that she is not an android. (Student Short)
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Cradle | New Zealand | Sci-Fi | Damon Duncan | 15 min

Eade is a 14 year old girl returning to Earth on the spaceship Cradle. An explosion cripples the spacecraft and injures her father. The ship’s computer takes control and refuses to perform the operation needed to save his life. While trying to outwit the computer Eade discovers the shattering truth of her origin.
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Eden | USA | Sci-Fi | Brodin Plett | 18 min

After a cataclysmic event makes Earth uninhabitable, clones are sent to space to preserve humanity. Once Earth is ready for life again, a clone girl lands on the planet's evolved surface alone. She quickly adapts to the forest wilderness she lives in, but yearns for real human connection in her life. (Student Short)
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Collider | Canada | Sci-Fi | Jamie Alain | 10 min

Collider is a psychological sci-fi love story. Dawn, a brilliant scientist, is devastated after the death of her partner Ann. Dawn has been working in a classified wing of the Large Hadron Collider and has discovered the means to shift between the membranes that separate our realities, and into parallel universes. Dawn realizes that there must be a dimension where Ann is still alive and so injects herself with the nanotechnology to slip through dimensions. But in doing so, Dawn finds herself face to face with various versions of herself, each dealing with their grief in different ways. The extra-dimensional race is on for Dawn to find Ann before her reality is torn apart.
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The Lotus Gun | USA | Sci-Fi | Amanda Milius | 25 min

The year is 2077. In a post-civilization world, where there are no laws or weapons, Nora and her best friend and lover, Daph, live an idyllic life in a rugged landscape. When a stranger arrives and Daph disappears, Nora has to go to extreme measures to get back what is her’s. (Student Film)
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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: 83
 
 *screening time & date subject to change 

Moderators
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Tricia Jenkins

Dr. Jenkins’ latest research focuses on the ways the Central Intelligence Agency works with Hollywood in order to boost its public image. Her book, The CIA and Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television, was released by the University of Texas Press in March 2012. Dr. Jenkins has also researched the ways that spy television series have worked to construct shifting messages about U.S. nationalism and gender, as well as the ways... Read More →

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Amanda Milius

Amanda Milius was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of director/screenwriter John Milius (Apocalypse Now, Jeremiah Johnson, Dirty Harry, Big Wednesday) and actress Celia Kaye. She was exposed to a lot of B-films, Westerns, classics and art films both from her parents and from her first job working at a local arthouse video store in Los Angeles. She is forging a style influenced by these films but with her own take on themes of... Read More →



Friday November 11, 2016 1:30pm - 3:30pm
AMC Palace 9 - Theater 2 220 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

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