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True/False 2007

Pioneering Documentary Film Festival Posts Record attendance: True/False Film Festival plays host to directors and films from around the world (T/F 2007 press release)

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True/False 2006

Best Film Festival of 2006 (Riverfront Times, St. Louis, 9/28/06)

Reimagining Reality: Mockumentaries, "factions," and the new, new journalism (Annie Nocenti, Utne Reader, July/August 2006)

At a Young Missouri Doc Fest, Exploring The Balance Between True and False (Eugene Hernandez, Indiewire, 2/28/06)

Truth & Film: A look at the sights, sounds and people of the 2006 True/False Film Festival (Columbia Missourian staff, 2/26/06)

Documenting change: With iconic characters and captivating stories, documentaries are now pop culture (Sara Fernandez Cendon, Columbia Missourian, 2/26/06)

What does it take to put on a four-day film festival? (Columbia Missourian staff, 2/26/06)

Film fans flock to True/False festival: High volume of advance ticket sales lead 15 screenings to sell out in hours (Jennifer Powell and Ryan B. Schreiber, Columbia Missourian, 2/24/06)

Writing on the walls: Movie about graffiti, hip-hop by Columbia native comes to True/False Film Festival (Melissa Maynard, Columbia Missourian, 2/23/06)

Days of enlightenment (Pete Bland, Columbia Daily Tribune, 2/28/06)

The True/False is out there (A.J. Schnack, 2/28/06)

Film festival tops 10,600: True/False attendance exceeds estimates (Matthew LeBlanc, Columbia Daily Tribune, 2/27/06)

True/False Film Fest Kicks Off Third Year with "Game," "Darryl Hunt" (M.L. Liu, indieWIRE, 2/23/06)

Third Time's a Charm: Columbia's True/False Film Festival tops itself. Again. (Brooke Foster, Riverfront Times, 2/22/06)

Nascent documentary film festival grows in Columbia (Alan Scher Zagier, The Associated Press, 2/23/06)

Docs without definitions (Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; 2/19/06)

Third annual True/False Film Festival entices bigger crowds with sneak previews, new venues and more (Seth Ashley, Columbia Daily Tribune; 2/19/06)


True/False 2005

Film Festival Notches Attendance Gain (Columbia Daily Tribune; 3/17/05)

Lessons from True/False Extend into Everyday Lives (Columbia Daily Tribune; 3/9/05)

Too Good to Be True: The True/False Film Festival is the cream of the documentary crop — WARNING: contains spoilers! (Riverfront Times; 2/23/05)

The New Hybrids: Fact and Fiction Fuse to Form Bold and Challenging "Documentaries" (; 2/22/05)

Pete Bland's T/F blog (Columbia Daily Tribune; Feb. 2005)

Documentaries hit downtown (Columbia Missourian; 2/27/05)

Viewers come from all over the state to see the film festival (Columbia Missourian; 2/27/05)

"Ryan" and "Mighty Times" win Oscars (Indiewire; 2/28/05)

Jem Cohen, director of "Chain," honored at Independent Spirit Awards along with last year's True Vision Award winners Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky (Indiewire; 2/27/05)

When Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: Don't plan a trip to Telluride or Sundance. The second annual True/False Film Festival brings thought-provoking documentaries to Columbia. (Vox Magazine; 2/24/05)

Film festival big business for downtown (Columbia Missourian; 2/28/05)

Filmmakers serve up marriage with a twist (Columbia Missourian; 2/27/05)

Filmmaker Kimberlee Acquaro (God Sleeps in Rwanda) speaks at MU (Columbia Missourian; 2/28/05)

Filming a story of survival: A local artist (Kerri Yost & Refugee Films) documents a Columbia family that lived through genocide in a Bosnian town (Columbia Missourian; 2/25/05)

Screens of Dreams: The True/False Film Festival returns to highlight wide variety of films (Columbia Daily Tribune; 2/20/05)

Best film will win screening at True/False: The CATapult Cinema Showdown is inspired by a 1950s short film (Columbia Missourian; 2/17/05)

Life through the lens: Animated documentary workshop brings filmmakers' talents to the screen (Columbia Daily Tribune; 11/21/04)

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