WEDNESDAY JULY 11TH 

AT CROWLEY THEATER

 
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6PM CROWLEY THEATER

 

 

OPENING CEREMONY

TRIBUTE TO FEMALE FILMMAKERS

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7PM | CROWLEY THEATER | SCREENING

(OUT)CASTE

When a 'manual scavenger' cannot continue her work emptying dry outdoor toilets for upper caste villagers, her 11-year-old daughter must assume the responsibility.

Shilpi Shikha Agrawal

SHORT |  USA, INDIA |  Texas Premiere, 23mins.

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LIKE SALT

When living in diaspora turns into a boxing match, one learns to fight with bare knuckles. Hala, an Arab American female boxer in New York City, and Kendrick, an African American jazz musician, improvise their way through a passive aggressive America. While boxing and jazz rely on improvisation, they both have a deep sense of resilience. She's Miles Davis in boxing gloves and he's Muhammad Ali refusing to live a lie.

Darine Hotait

 SHORT | USA | USA Premiere, 25mins.

 
 
 

ENTELECHY

A haunting experimental, docu-musical about global warming and changing the dream. A woman is guided by a dream therapist onto a shamanic journey through the inner and outer worlds of being. Within the dream state she works to shift her dream to a vision of love, and in doing so succeeds in shifting the universal dream as well. It is a film about the state of the world, the destruction of the earth, and a dream of a brighter unified future.

Ariana Delawari

SHORT | USA | 10mins.

 

8:30PM | PLANET MARFA | SPECIAL EVENT

 
 
 

 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S OPENING CELEBRATION

  MFF 2018 will be  honoring female achievements from ALL around the world. We are kicking off this years festival with 3 unique stroies from women with roots in India (OUT)CASTE, Afghanistan ENTELECHY, and  Lebanon LIKE SALT. The program will be followed by a Q+A with all three women directors. This special evening continues with an exciting  International Women's Opening Celebration at Planet Marfa w/ International music, performances and food.