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Qing at True/False

Qing at True/False

Ethan Hayes March 6, 2018

Those hoping to score seats for Love Means Zero early at Jesse Hall started appearing sparingly around 2 p.m. The waiting area at this time was quiet with only the faint voice conversations of the concessions...

Thanya Iyer, a Canadian band, performed at T/F 2018. Photo by Bailey Stover

Canadian band Thanya Iyer performs at T/F DIY Day

Bailey Stover March 5, 2018

Canadian "twinkle rock" band Thanya Iyer meet with DIY students and perform   during the True/False Film Fest. The Montreal band came to T/F last year, as well. They believe the only person who can say...

American Animals enthralls, offers truth to buddy movie

‘American Animals’ enthralls, offers truth to ‘buddy movie’

Jared Geyer March 5, 2018

American Animals, a drama/crime film directed and written by Bart Layton, chronicles the escapades of four college students attempting a heist of very valuable books in their college library. The film...

“I have been getting the back of my head shaved and colored for the last year. This is the first time I’ve ever done more than two colors. I have a lot of fun with it because you can hide it, show it or do whatever with it depending on the mood you’re in. It’s an easy way to be fun and funky. Fashion at True/False showcases different people from across the world, and for people here in Missouri its an opportunity for them to express themselves. That’s the fun thing about the weekend; getting to showcase yourself and your style.” -- Pass Holder outside Missouri United Methodist Church

Fashion of True/False

George Frey March 5, 2018

True/False, a celebration filled with colorful, eclectic people to say the least. It's a showcase of Columbia’s self-expression. Part film festival, part concert, part public art exhibition and, of course,...

The Family offers raw look at the ties that bind

‘The Family’ offers raw look at the ties that bind

Courtney Bach March 5, 2018

What is family really? Is it a mother and a daughter, or maybe a girlfriend and a boyfriend? And can you have a good movie without a protagonist? What about without an antagonist? These questions are what...

‘Flight of a Bullet’ bores with lack of direction

‘Flight of a Bullet’ bores with lack of direction

Rochita Ghosh March 4, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]I[/dropcap]f you want to feel crushing disappointment for an hour, look no further than “Flight of a Bullet.” The film, consisting of one single shot, holds little more...

‘The Next Guardian’ tiptoes between tradition and desire

‘The Next Guardian’ tiptoes between tradition and desire

Rochita Ghosh March 3, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]P[/dropcap]erhaps there is something in every human that hungers for adventure, that drives you to follow your heart and do what you love. And then there’s what’s expected...

‘Lovers of the Night’ explores mortality, destroys stereotypes

‘Lovers of the Night’ explores mortality, destroys stereotypes

Rochita Ghosh March 3, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]T[/dropcap]he thought of monks in a monastery usually stir up images of humble, old men in brown robes in elegant chapels isolated in the wilderness. “Lovers of the Night”...

Documentary offers perspective, insight into Mr. Rogers

Documentary offers perspective, insight into Mr. Rogers

Atiyah Lane March 3, 2018

Won’t you be my Neighbor, directed by Morgan Neville, who directed 20 Feet from Stardom, a T/F film from 2013, and Best of Enemies, which showed at T/F in 2015, is a heartwarming film about Fred Rogers...

Jeff Koons appears in The Price of Everything. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by US Four Productions.

‘The Price of Everything’ explores contemporary art and commerce

Moy Zhong March 3, 2018

Director Nathaniel Kahn’s The Price of Everything is a beautiful and prolific investigation into the ever-changing relationship between art, money and human perception that is explored through interviews...

Mon Amour, Mon Ami fails to deliver impactful story

‘Mon Amour, Mon Ami’ fails to deliver impactful story

Ann Fitzmaurice March 2, 2018

Honestly, I have no idea what went on in Mon Amour, Mon Ami. At first I thought it was a forbidden love story in which borders separated the two main characters. Then, I thought it was a fake love story...

Pumpkin Movie identifies societal problems, inspires audiences

‘Pumpkin Movie’ identifies societal problems, inspires audiences

Ann Fitzmaurice March 2, 2018

When the large screen in front of me showed nothing but a minimalist apartment and a city skyline out the window, I expected the worst. I knew the basic setup of a Millennial's apartment: fairy lights,...

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