2016 NIFF HOUSTON SCHEDULE

 

Tickets : $12 per show ($9 for Next Actor Alum)| $25 all day pass ($15 for Next Actor Alum)
Awards : Saturday, Oct 15 @ 8 pm at Next Actor Studio - Ticket $100 ($50 for Next Actor Members)
For Press Pass and Media Inquiries : info@niffhouston.org

Festival Venue :  Next Actor Studio, 5522 Chaucer Drive, Houston, TX 77005

* Venue subject to change according to seats.   

           


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
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6:30 PM : Red Carpet Reception with beer and wine.
7:30 PM : ORPHAN TRAIN (USA) : 25 mins pilot written by Brian Stewart, directed by Trisha Ray 
8:00 PM : FREE SPEECH FEAR FREE (UK) : documentary by Tarquin Ramsay | followed by Q & A with director       
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 : Documentaries
4:00 PM :  LEGS : A BIG ISSUE IN SMALL TOWN (USA) : 76 mins; directed by Beatrice Alda and Jennifer Brooke
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5:30 PM : ACRONYM: THE CROSS-GENERATIONAL BATTLE WITH PTSD (USA) : 93 mins; directed by Steffan Tubbs
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7:30 PM : WE ARE IN IT (Houston) : 107 mins; directed by Yehuda Sharim | followed by Q & A with director     
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
4:00 PM : THOMAS CHAPIN : NIGHT BIRD SONG (USA) : 150 mins documentary directed by Emmy-winning director Stephanie Castillo
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6:45 PM : STAINS (Iran) : 31 mins short written and directed by Sara Koozehchian
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7:30 PM : INHERITANCE (USA) : 15 mins short directed by Paul Stuart | followed by Q & A  
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8:00 PM : JUMPER MAYBACH (USA) : 85 mins documentary directed by Alan de Herrera | followed by Q & A     
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
1:30 PM : QUIET PHILANTHROPIST : EDITH GAYLORD STORY (USA) : 47 mins documentary directed by Bryan Beasley
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2:30 PM : SECOND CHANCE (Houston) : 8 mins short written by David Lauritz, Kevin Bui, David C Connolly and directed by David Lauritz | followed by Q & A with director       Buy Tickets
2:45 PM : ATOMIC COUPLE (USA) : 15 mins short written and directed by Rodrigo Espinosa
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3: 10 PM : TAN (USA) : 11 mins short written and directed by Dave Fedorski  | followed by Q & A with director       
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3:30 PM : GET THE HELL OUT (USA) : 26 mins short written & directed by Jess Castro, Comedia A Go-Go [CAGG], Larry Garza,  Regan Arevalos  | followed by Q & A with directors      
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4:05 PM : CLOSET (USA) : 14 mins short written and directed by Timeca Seretti 
 Not rated but there is brief nudity.   Buy Tickets
4:25 PM : LAND OF NOD (Canada) : 16 mins short written by Natalia Medvedeva and directed by Ivan Ramin Radnik. 
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4:45 PM : MENACING MATRIMONY (USA) : 15 mins short directed by Molade Balogun | followed by Q & A with director       
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 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 : 8 PM
 
8:00 PM : AWARDS NIGHT with entertainment, food, drinks.   Buy Tickets     


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 
2 PM : THE INCOMPARABLE ROSE HARTMAN : 70 mins documentary directed by Otis Mass | followed by Q & A with director
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3:30 PM : The HOAX (USA) : 76 mins documentary directed by Rodney Gray | followed by Q & A with director    
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5:10 PM : DAY 6 (Mexico) : 102 mins feature written and directed by Juan Pablo Arroyo | followed by Q & A with director   
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7:30 PM : BODHISATTVA (India) : 87 mins feature written by San Banarje & Trisha Ray and directed by San Banarje
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