We know 185 films is A LOT, so over the next few weeks we will break down the schedule for you with various themes and interests.
First off, Hot Docs. The festival is premiering documentaries with tremendous national buzz that may be your only chance to see in Memphis theaters. Each film has two screenings.
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Through a series of episodic juxtapositions, Johnson explores the relationships between image makers and their subjects, the tension between the objectivity and intervention of the camera, and the complex interaction of unfiltered reality and crafted narrative. 2016 Sundance World Premiere. Film Sponsor: Alison England
Director Kirsten Johnson in attendance for first screening. Wednesday Nov 2nd
6pm @ Malco Ridgeway - TICKETS
Friday Nov 4th
1pm @ Malco Studio (encore) - TICKETS
A recreation of the 1966 University of Texas - Austin sniper shootings, based on haunting first person testimonies from those who lived through it in a gripping and aesthetically masterful evocation of the confusion and terror that descended on the Texas capital that fateful day. 2016 SXSW World Premiere. Film Sponsor: Storage Towne
Saturday Nov 4th
9pm @ Malco Studio (encore) - TICKETS
In this increasingly strange tale, the ominous threats begin to pile up as you discover the dark rabbit hole of interlocking, sinister tickling organizations. 2016 Sundance World Premiere.
Thursday Nov 3rd
8:20pm @ Malco Ridgeway - TICKETS
Saturday Nov 5th
11:30pm @ Malco Studio (encore) - TICKETS
I Am Not Your Negro
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote his literary agent describing what turned out to be his last unrealized book, Remember This House, an account of Martin Luther King Jr., Medgar Evers and Malcolm X. Haitian director Raoul Peck reclaims James Baldwin’s quest, using Baldwin’s own words from the existing manuscript narrated by Samuel L. Jackson. 2016 Toronto World Premiere.