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2017 NIFF HOUSTON SCHEDULE

 

For Press Pass and Media Inquiries : info@niffhouston.org

* Venue subject to change according to seats.   

 TICKETS : AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY
Please show your pass at the theatre gate for entry.

Per Show : $12  Evening Pass : $20  Awards Event : $100 ($50 for Next Actor Alum with proper ID)
Free Admission for Press/Media, Filmmakers of Official Selections  
Please contact info@niffhouston.org for more details.  


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017
Venue : Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Mason Park, 531 S Mason RdKaty, TX · (281) 492-6900
7:30 PM : Gold Line | 8:00 PM : A Curry on an American Plate
TICKETS : : $12 per show   AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY
 

 

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Per Show : $12 | $10 (next actor alum)

7:30 PM : Gold Line
As the sun breaks the horizon, covering the Houston skyline in golden light, six young skateboarders are navigating their own paths through the urban landscape.
7:45 PM : Dialogue with Writer -Director Lance Childers

8:00 PM : A Curry on an American Plate
Director : San Banarje
Writers : San Banarje, Trisha Ray
Starring : Rick Fox, Charlie O'Connell, Bud Patel, Meera Nandlal, Sean Vida and Andrea Guasch
When an Indian Restaurant owner KG Patel (Bud Patel) gets 30 days from the greedy landlord to buy the property or pack up and leave, the staff comes up with different ideas to bring revenue and save the restaurant that has been their home for years.
9:30 PM : Dialogue between cast, crew and Audience  
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017
Venue : Match Midtown Theatres, 3400 Main Street, Houston TX 77002 · 713-325-5370
TICKETS : AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY
Per Show : $12
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6:30 PM : Soldier Saints
Director
: Malika Guram
A look into Sikhism's core values, subverting stereotypes of a religion that's widely misunderstood.
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7:10 PM : Acres of Diamonds
Director
: Shawn Small
In India over 360 million people live in poverty. Of these, no one suffers more than millions of her children, who are exploited and sentenced to a life of bonded slavery. Their precious lives are worked away to pay debts that are not their own. But
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7:37 PM : The Example
Director : Wyatt Cagle
Writer : Gordon S. Williams
Starring : Jeremy Allen, Marc Issacs, Emma VanLare, Kedrick Brown, Kate Robards
During a race riot in Beaumont, Texas in June 1943, Officer Miller Harvey, a white police officer is determined to protect and serve his city and family. Black business owner Carver Jefferson is hell-bent on taking his family far away from the city as racial hostility has led to the destruction of his home and business.
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8:10 PM : Dream Girl
Writer and Director : Alex Bailey
Starring : Edward Columbia, Alexandra Cadena

The first time you betrayed someone. The first time you made a film. Your first fetish. And the first time you pressed a dream up against your life to see how warm it was...
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8:30 PM : Rock Bottom and Back
Writer  : Daniel Balsz  
Director : Steven Scaffidi
Starring : Danny Trejo, Stanley Roberts, Billy Rivers

Personal stories of people from all walks of life - from celebrities to ordinary people - who overcome insurmountable adversities and give back to society in amazing ways.
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9:10 PM : STAY
Writer & Director : Christopher Cramer
Starring : Devin Brooke,  Zach Kanner

A man holds a woman captive in hopes that in time she will fall in love with him.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 : 7:30 PM -  9 PM
Venue : Next Actor Studio, 2406 Quenby, Houston, TX 77005 Ph : 713.532.2867
All Shorts  Tickets : $12 for the evening

NOW DEPARTING (California)  Dir. Josh Evans
How far are you willing to travel for family... or money?

KILLING GAME (China) Dir. Andrej Iliev
A hitman is hired to take out a ruthless mob boss in Shanghai. But all is not what it seems.

GREG'S GOING TO REHAB (California) Dir. Chris Lawing
15-year-old Greg is being sent to rehab to get straightened out. But he isn’t done partying. 

DON'T THINK ABOUT IT (New York) Dir. Niv Klainer
Ron and Casey are expecting a child, but things get out of hand when they both try to protect each other from an inevitable break-up.

Attending representatives of the film will conduct on a brief dialogue with audience.

Tickets : $12
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
Venue : Next Actor Studio, 2406 Quenby, Houston, TX 77005 Ph : 713.532.2867
Seating Limited.
FREE SCREENING FOR EVERYONE
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2:30 PM : TEXAS 72 
Director :
Jon Morrison
This documentary follows the amazing journey of 72 special Irish Wolfhounds from their rescue from Santa Fe, Texas (Galveston County) to their recovery.

2:50 PM : THE CIRCLE 
Director : Sheldon Schwartz
A street artist reunites with his young son in Depression-era America after the sudden death of the boy's mother; what follows is a night they will never forget.
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3:00 PM : THE SOLVER
Director : Xandy Smith
When Luke Williams arrives at his late grandfather’s cabin, he discovers a mysterious puzzle leading to a dangerous secret.
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 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 : 8 PM
 
8:00 PM : AWARDS NIGHT with entertainment, food, cocktail. 
Venue : Next Actor Studio
Tickets : $100
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