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A crowd gathers to watch band performers at the 2020 March March, True/Falses opening parade. Photo by Sophia Eaton

True/False Festival announces new dates, outdoor format for 2021

Emma Stefanutti October 30, 2020

The Ragtag Film Society (Ragtag) released updates on their plans for the 2021 True/False festival. The newly reimagined festival will now take place on May 5-9, 2021 in a largely outdoor setting as opposed...

Looking Back: True/False Boot Camp 2020

Looking Back: True/False Boot Camp 2020

Maddie Marrero March 19, 2020

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/1cxxlRpgTeI"]Have you ever been to True/False? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.

Metamorphosis of Birds exhibits beauty at the sake of plot

‘Metamorphosis of Birds’ exhibits beauty at the sake of plot

Audrey Snyder March 10, 2020

Following the family history of director Caterina Vasconcelos, Metamorfose dos Pássaros, or Metamorphosis of Birds, is a film of Portugeuse origin, language and culture lined with English subtitles. Focusing...

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents the horrors of Russian anti-gay purge, empowers international change

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ documents the horrors of Russian anti-gay purge, empowers international change

Maddie Orr March 9, 2020

An ocean away a horrific injustice is occurring under Russian supervision: a massacre labeled an anti-gay purge. Since 2017, the Chechen government has been kidnapping, torturing and killing LGBTQ men...

Steven Garza in the documentary Boys State.

‘Boys State’ focuses on the leaders of younger generations

Jared Geyer March 9, 2020

Boys State is a camp run in each state that gives selected students in the rising senior class an opportunity to get better educated and interactive with politics. There are cities, elections, laws, debates,...

Splendors abound at annual March March

Splendors abound at annual March March

Sophia Eaton March 8, 2020

True False’s (T/F) annual March March parade took place on Friday, March 6. In relation to this year's motto “Anyone can join,” the parade was open to all festival attendees as well as members of...

Dogs of T/F

Dogs of T/F

Ana Manzano March 7, 2020

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A Machine to Live In illuminates divide between culture, industrialization through alternate perspectives

‘A Machine to Live In’ illuminates divide between culture, industrialization through alternate perspectives

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 7, 2020

A Machine to Live In opens with a baritone, reverberating voice describing the plights in creating a single, architectural masterpiece in an area as diverse in culture as Brasília, a space-age metropolis...

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‘Collective’ manifests vitality of truth, eradication of corruption

Maddie Orr March 7, 2020

As the first film accepted into the 2020 True/False Film Festival, Collective tells a remarkable story of freedom, corruption and the overwhelming power of the truth. Director Alexander Nanau filmed a...

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‘Crip Camp’ exceptionally recognizes past mistreatment of the handicapped, fight for reform

Maddie Orr March 6, 2020

Crip Camp tells a story of humanity, love and inspiration as handicapped Americans fight for human rights in the 1970s. The documentary was beautiful; depicting wholesome stories of teenage romance, human...

True/False hosts its first party of the year, Jubilee

True/False hosts its first party of the year, ‘Jubilee’

Isaac Yontz March 6, 2020

Hundreds of people lined up to enter True/False’s opening masquerade party, Jubilee, at the Missouri Theater. The lively atmosphere lead to many different conversations. The age-diverse line, filled...

Ann Smart
St. Louis
My friends Glenn and Tracy have been volunteering here for years, theyve always wanted me to come. Smart said. Im looking forward to all the parties, art, and films, Im sure theyll be lovely.

Humans of T/F: Ann Smart

Sophia Eaton March 6, 2020

During True/False's Jubilee masquerade ball, attendees dressed in black tie wearing masks with colorful feathers and bright jewels. The jubilee ball is a reception hosted right before the opening film...

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