True/False Film Fest

Photo via truefalse.org

Columbia, Missouri (Pop. 108,500)
March 1-4, 2012

True/False has been gaining fans in the documentary world for its focus on its filmmakers and festival-goers. The programmers shun the premiere-only rule, pulling winners from Sundance or Toronto, and — shhh! — you might catch some “non-premiere” premieres at a secret screening.

When to submit: By early November
More info: truefalse.org

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Emily Thomas is a Fall 2011 intern with POV Digital. She's interned at Esquire magazine and Vice magazine. Currently Emily is finishing her senior year at NYU, where she is double majoring in journalism and social & cultural analysis. She is also a freelance journalist and aspiring documentary filmmaker. Her top five documentaries are: 1. Buena Vista Social Club (Wim Wenders) 2. Woodstock (Michael Wadleigh) 3. Crumb (Terry Zwigoff) 4. Dont Look Back (D A Pennebaker) 5. Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston)