The Dallas Morning News
DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Since 2006, North Texas’ largest film festival has brought over 2,000 films from more than 50 countries to Dallasfort Worth screens. This year’s lineup includes more than 130 features, shorts, documentaries, animated films and more “so you can experience different stories from around the world,” organizers say. Among the categories are Czech That Film, featuring works by Eastern European auteurs; Midnight Specials, highlighting weird, violent and dark works; a Latinx Showcase; a Texas competition; a student short showcase; and familyfriendly films, including a 40th anniversary screening of The Muppet Movie (1979). Other highlights include Running With Beto, David Modigliani’s documentary about the 2018 U.S. Senate bid of Beto O’rourke, the charismatic thencongressman and current presidential candidate.
Through April 18 at various showtimes at the Magnolia Theatre, 3699 Mckinney Ave., Dallas, and Studio Movie Grill Royal, 11170 N. Central Expressway, Dallas. Individual tickets start at $13; allaccess passes are $75$500. dallasiff.org.