8/12: ONE-EIGHTY. Little films about big changes.

Thursday, August 12th, the Nueva Onda Movie Nights is screening ONE-EIGHTY – a short set of little films about big changes – at 8pm! Door prizes and Q&A with filmmakers!

WAKE UP: Josh has a strategy when it comes to nightmares, but his urban-legend-quoting office-mate disagrees — whether the impact from a fall in your dreams will force you awake or kill you while you sleep. In this low-budget-yet-effects-heavy short, Josh has many nightmares to choose from, but which is worse: a violent end, or losing his girlfriend?

Writer-director and ex-NOMN screening committee member Zane Rutledge will discuss the special effects he used in making this eye-popping film at the end of the night. Don’t miss it!

UNDER THE HOOD: A progressive coffee house in Killeen allows Ft. Hood soldiers to express their feelings about war and their assignments. (2010 TEN UNDER TEN Selection)

WHAT’S IN A NAME: A compelling examination of the lives and outlooks of four transgender Austinites. (2010 TEN UNDER TEN Selection)

MAKE A WISH: Billy Myers is an all-star baseball player. Braden Anderson is a sick child. Together they make each other’s dreams come true. From Austinite David Ward, whose comedy sketches have been featured on Yahoo and Funny or Die. (2010 SXSW AFS Showcase Selection)

Total program time approximately 45 minutes. Some adult language and violence.

Limited menu of nachos, cookies, popcorn, and drinks. Schedule subject to change.

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