Woodlawn

TAFF 2016 Best Film

Monday, October 24th, 2016

7:00 PM Alamo Drafthouse – Village

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The Resurrection of
Gavin Stone

Exclusive Sneak Peek 

Monday, November 7th, 2016

7:00 PM Alamo Drafthouse – Village

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Imba Means Sing

Plus a Live Performance 

Monday, January 9th, 2017

7:00 PM Alamo Drafthouse – Village

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Shorts Showcase
During SXSW 2017

Plus a Filmmaker Panel

Monday, March 13th, 2017

7:00 PM Alamo Drafthouse – Village

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Woodlawn – PG

Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 7PM
Alamo Drafthouse – Village location
2700 West Anderson Lane, 78757 (map)

Winner:  TAFF 2016 Best Film, TAFF 2016 Best Feature

SYNOPSIS: Inspired by true events in 1973, Birmingham, Alabama experienced a Spiritual awakening that captured the hearts and souls of the Woodlawn High School football team. In a town filled with racism and hate, the winning team makes an astounding impact on the City and gives rise to it’s first African American superstar Tony Nathan.

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The Resurrection of Gavin Stone – PG

SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PREVIEW
Q&A with Special Guest: Director Dallas Jenkins

Monday, November 7th, 2016 at 7PM
Alamo Drafthouse – Village location
2700 West Anderson Lane, 78757 (map)

SYNOPSIS: Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star, is forced to do community service at a local megachurch and pretends to be a Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.

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Imba Means Sing – PG

Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 7PM
Alamo Drafthouse – Village location
2700 West Anderson Lane, 78757 (map)

Winner: TAFF 2016 Best Editing

SYNOPSIS:This engaging and gentle doc follows two of the many talented children throughout the tour of The African Children’s Choir number 39. The film paints an intimate character portrait of Moses and Nina as they seize the opportunity to sing in front of thousands, secure a future for themselves and their family, and spread the beautiful African culture throughout the US and many countries of the World.

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Shorts Showcase During SXSW

Our annual celebration of the best shorts from last year’s festival.

Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 7PM
Alamo Drafthouse – Village location
2700 West Anderson Lane, 78757 (map)

Simon Says – PG

Winner: TAFF 2016 Best Short (20 Min and Under), Best Art Design, Best Director, Best Actor

SYNOPSIS: Stuck in a dead-end job after a string of failures, Simon spends his days dreaming of hitting it big with his latest business venture. But the Voice in his head rules his mind and has very different plans for him. When Simon defies this Voice it triggers a battle that threatens his entire way of life.

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Riva – PG13

Winner TAFF 2016 Best Cinematography

SYNOPSIS:Led by a mysterious compass, a homeless woman embarks on a perilous journey to find healing for her broken hands.

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Vindication – PG 13

SYNOPSIS: Caught in the crosshairs of a criminal investigation, Derek Taylor recalls the details of his failing marriage and whirlwind affair to a suspicious team of detectives. As the intricacies of his alibi are presented, it becomes obvious that Derek’s story is too convenient for his circumstances. Did he truly experience an 11th-hour spiritual awakening the night of the crime, or do the holes in his story place the burden of guilt squarely on his shoulders?

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Wanted – PG

Winner TAFF Best Short (Over 20 min), Best Screenplay

SYNOPSIS: Just 2 days before he turns 18 and can leave the Foster system, Luke is faced with the prospect of a new family but also the trauma of his past.

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