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Thursday, November 10 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Homestate | USA | Drama | David Hickey | 85 min
presented by Orchard Theater of Texas (OTX)


'Homestate' depicts a week in the life of a seemingly run-of-the-mill family. Harvey struggles to keep his new business afloat, at any cost, amidst the uncertain economy. Crystal is a full-time mom who keeps Pearl, their 10 year old daughter, on schedule and manages the household responsibilities. When Josh, Crystal’s troubled brother, shows up with no place to go, the balance of their routine is thrown into disarray. This unexpected addition to the family sets off a series of events that exposes underlying issues, inadequacies and suspicions which threaten the foundation of their family ties.
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Filmmakers David Hickey and Blaise Miller will be in attendance for a Q&A following the screening.

“Spirit of the Trail: An Exclusive Sneak Preview” – The newly formed Orchard Theatre of Texas (OTX), under the Artistic Direction of Executive Producer Jim Covault (formerly of Stage West) presents a spirited “trailer” of its inaugural production.  Spirit of the Trail, a musical celebration of the heart and soul of the Chisholm Trail on its 150th anniversary, will premiere in Fort Worth April 6, 2017 and run through April 23.  Come get a live – and lively! – sneak preview of the big event at the Lone Star Film Festival.

Individual ticket
: $10 at the door (Cash or Credit)
All-Access Badge holders have priority access into the auditorium
Seating capacity: 200
*screening time & date subject to change  


Richard Allen

Richard J. Allen is Professor in Film-Television-Digital Media. He won Emmy Awards in 2001 and 2002 as Associate Writer for CBS’s daytime drama, As the World Turns. Formerly he was Head Writer at NBC’s Days of Our Lives and has also written for ABC’s General Hospital, One Life... Read More →


David Hickey

David Hickey was raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He received a Master of Fine Arts from Texas Tech University. He wrote and performed numerous one-man shows and directed theatre in New York City and Texas before turning his attention to filmmaking. He has served on the faculty of Southwest... Read More →

Blaise Miller

A military brat, Blaise bounced around the country with his family before they put down roots in Virginia. After receiving his B.A in Theater, Blaise packed up his things and moved to the Windy City. While in Chicago he gained extensive stage time at Second City and IO. In 2005, after... Read More →

Thursday November 10, 2016 7:30pm - 9:30pm CST
Four Day Weekend 312 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102