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Dallas VideoFest presents Looking For Home

December 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Dallas VideoFest presents Looking For Home
Dallas filmmaker Alan Govenar’s film, LOOKING FOR HOME, produced by Documentary Arts and distributed by First Run Features, will play a one-night-only screening at the Angelika Film Center – Dallas (Mockingbird Station, 5321 E Mockingbird Ln #230) on Thursday, December 8 at 7 pm for $10 organized by Bart Weiss as apart of Dallas VideoFest’s Curated Film Series. A Q&A with Govenar will follow.

An Exploration of HOME – Before, During, After The Pandemic
In today’s uncertain world, what is the meaning of home? Over the course of four years, local filmmaker Alan Govenar talked to more than 60 people around the globe about the ever-evolving ways we think and feel about one of our most basic needs – from a college student in Buenos Aires to a homeless couple living in a makeshift tent in the woods in Dallas, a hot dog vendor in New York City, an artist in Nairobi, and a man and woman whose unlikely relationship emerged during France’s Covid lockdown.

Dallas connections in LOOKING FOR HOMEThe film is edited by local theatre and film artist Jason Johnson-Spinos and features several DFW locals as subjects: Akin Babatundé; Jeremy Davis; JB, Sheryl, and Peyton Nicholson; Vicki and Bill Gies; Milane Sarquis; Yolanda Montgomery; and Carol Adams.

About Alan Govenar:
Alan Govenar is an award-winning writer, poet, playwright, photographer, and filmmaker. He is the director of Documentary Arts, a non-profit organization he founded to advance essential perspectives on historical issues and diverse cultures. Govenar is a Guggenheim Fellow and the author of more than thirty books, including Boccaccio in the Berkshires, Paradise in the Smallest Thing, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Untold Glory, Texas Blues, Stompin’ at the Savoy, Everyday Music, Texas in Paris, and A Pillow on the Ocean of Time.

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December 8, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Angelika Film Center
5321 East Mockingbird Lane
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