True/False Film Festival


True/False Film Festival

Infobox Film Festival
name = True/False Film Festival


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host = Ragtag Programming for Film and Media Art
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number = 40 - 50
location = Columbia, Missouri, USA
language = English
website = http://www.truefalse.org/
The True/False Film Festival is an annual documentary film festival that takes place in Columbia, Missouri. The festival usually happens on a weekend toward the end of February or the beginning of March, with films being shown from Thursday night to Sunday night. Films are screened at locations around downtown Columbia, including the Ragtag Cinema, Stephens College's Macklanburg Playhouse and Windsor Auditorium, The Blue Note, The Cherry Street Artisan Cafe, and the Forrest Theater in the Tiger Hotel.

History

The festival was started by Paul Sturtz and David Wilson (who also founded the Ragtag Cinema) in February 2004. [ [http://www.pitch.com/2005-02-24/film/too-good-to-be-true/ Kansas City - Movies - Too Good to Be True ] ] The first festival had an attendance of 4200 people. [ [http://www.columbiatribune.com/2005/Mar/20050317News006.asp Film festival notches attendance gain ] ] In 2006, the festival had an attendance of 10,000 people. [ [http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2007/01/14/cultivating-creative-community/ Columbia Missourian - Cultivating creative community ] ]

In 2006, it won the Riverfront Times best film festival. [Best of St Louis 2006 http://www.riverfronttimes.com/bestof/award.php?oid=oid:101328&section=29272&year=2006]

External links

* [http://www.truefalse.org/ Official site]

References


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