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Dallas International Film Fest Announces 2012 Lineup; 'Cowgirls' and 'Satellite' to Make World Premieres

"Satellite of Love."
The Dallas International Film Festival, which will run from April 12-22, 2012, has announced its 2012 lineup.  The lineup features several world premieres, including the debut of Timothy Armstrong's "Cowgirls N' Angels" and Will Moore's "Satellite of Love."

At their Film Society Honors event, the festival will give an award to former United Artists and Orion Pictures President and CEO Eric Pleskow, who oversaw the release of such classics as "West Side Story," "Midnight Cowboy," "Amadeus" and "Silence of the Lambs."  

It was also announced that the winner of the festival's Texas Competition will receive a camera rental package worth $30,000 courtesy of Panavision.

The complete lineup is below.  For more information on the films, visit the Dallas Film Society website here.

Centerpiece

MY WAY (South Korea) – Texas Premiere
Director: Je-gyu Kang

Premiere Series

BROOKLYN BROTHERS BEAT THE BEST, THE (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Ryan O’Nan

BRINGING UP BOBBY (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Famke Janssen

COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN’S HOPE (USA)
Director: Morgan Spurlock

COMPLIANCE (USA)
Director: Craig Zobel

DARLING COMPANION (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Lawrence Kasdan

DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL (USA) – Texas Premiere
Directors:  Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng

LIBERAL ARTS (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Josh Radnor

Narrative Feature Competition

FAITH, LOVE AND WHISKEY (USA, Bulgaria) – Texas Premiere
Director: Kristina Nikolova

FATHER’S CHAIR (Brazil) – Texas Premiere
Director: Luciano Moura

LUV (USA) - Texas Premiere
Director: Sheldon Candis

MAYA (Albania) – North American Premiere
Director: Pluton Vasi

SAVE THE DATE (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Michael Mohan

SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME (USA)
Director: Robert Byington 

TEDDY BEAR (Denmark) – Texas Premiere
Director: Mads Matthiesen

Documentary Feature Competition

BIBA! ONE ISLAND, 879 VOTES (USA) – World Premiere
Director: Benjamin Bloodwell

BROOKLYN CASTLE (USA)
Director: Katie Dellamaggiore

ESCAPE FIRE: THE FIGHT TO RESCUE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE (USA)
Directors: Matthew Heineman, Susan Froemke

THE IMPOSTER (UK)
Director: Bart Layton

LOW & CLEAR (USA)
Directors: Kahlil Hudson, Tyler Hughen

TCHOUPITOULAS (USA)
Directors: Bill Ross, Turner Ross

WE'RE NOT BROKE (USA) – Texas Premiere 
Directors: Karin Hayes, Victoria Bruce

Documentary Showcase

GIRL MODEL (USA)
Directors: David Redmon, A. Sabin

THE INVISIBLE WAR (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Kirby Dick

NO ASHES NO PHOENIX (Germany) – Texas Premiere
Director: Jens Pfeifer

VITO (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Jeffrey Schwarz 

World Cinema

5 BROKEN CAMERAS (Palestine, Israel, France) – Texas Premiere
Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi

ALPS (Greece) – Texas Premiere
Director: Giorgos Lanthimos

ELENA (Russia) – Texas Premiere
Director: Andrei Zvyagintsev

EXTRATERRESTRIAL (Spain)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo

I WISH (Japan) – Texas Premiere
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

SALT OF LIFE (Italy) – Texas Premiere
Director: Gianni Di Gregorie

UNTOUCHABLES (France) – Texas Premiere
Directors: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy) – Texas Premiere
Director: Nadine Labaki

Latino Showcase

BEING: CAFÉ TACVBA (Mexico) – U.S. Premiere
Directors: Ernesto Contreras and José Manuel Craviotto

HELENO (Brazil) – Texas Premiere
Director: José Henrique Fonseca

MARIACHI GRINGO (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Tom Gustafson

South Korean Spotlight

LET ME OUT (South Korea) – World Premiere
Directors: Jae Yong Soh, Chang Rae Kim

Texas Competition in partnership with PANAVISION

AMERICA'S PARKING LOT (USA)
Director: Jonny Mars

CINEMA SIX (USA) – World Premiere
Directors: Mark Potts, Cole Selix

KID-THING (USA)
Director: David Zellner

SATELLITE OF LOVE (USA) – World Premiere
Director: Will Moore

SIRONIA (USA)
Director: Brandon Dickerson

THANK YOU FOR JUDGING (USA)
Directors: Sean Fornara, Michael Urie, Selma Al-Faqih, Travis Flournoy

WOLF (USA)
Director: Ya'Ke Smith

Environmental Visions Competition in partnership with Whole Foods

ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA, THE (USA) – Texas Premiere
Directors: Dan Argott, Sheena Joyce

DIRTY ENERGY (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Bryan D. Hopkins

LAST CALL AT THE OASIS (USA)
Director: Jessica Yu

Family Friendly

COWGIRLS N’ ANGELS (USA) – World Premiere
Director: Timothy Armstrong

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982, USA)
Director: Steven Spielberg

FIRST POSITION (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Bess Kargman

OBLIVION ISLAND: HARUKA AND THE MAGIC MIRROR (Japan) – Texas Premiere
Director: Shinsuke Sato

Deep Ellum Sounds

ANDREW BIRD: FEVER YEAR (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Xan Aranda

UNDER AFRICAN SKIES (USA)
Director: Joe Berlinger

Midnight Specials

BINDLESTIFFS (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Andrew Edison

JUAN OF THE DEAD (Spain, Cuba)
Director: Alejandro Brugués

THE PACT (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Nicholas McCarthy

TORMENTED (Japan, Netherlands) – Texas Premiere
Director: Takashi Shimizu

Special Presentation

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (1997, USA)
Director: Curtis Hanson

GAYBY (USA)
Director: Jonathan Lisecki

AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Terence Nance

QWERTY (USA)Texas Premiere
Director: Bill Sebastian

THE REVISIONARIES (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Scott Thurman

ROBOCOP (1987, USA)
Director: Paul Verhoeven

Community Showcase

CLOSE TIES: TYING ON A NEW TRADITION (USA)
Director: Gemal Woods

KISSED BY THE DEVIL (USA)
Director: M. Legend Brown

PATRIOCRACY (USA) – Texas Premiere
Director: Brian Malone

Shorts Competition

'92 SKYBOX ALONZO MOURNING ROOKIE CARD (USA)
Director: Todd Sklar

AARON BURR, PART 2 (USA)
Director: Dana O'Keefe

ANOTHER BULLET DODGED (USA)
Director: Landon Zakheim

AT THE FORMAL (Australia)
Director: Andrew Kavanagh

AUDACITY (India)
Director: Anirban Roy

AURORA BOREALIS (USA)
Director: Matt H. Mayes

BEAR (Australia)
Director: Nash Edgerton

CHORES (USA)
Director: Terence Bernardo

DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER (USA, Canada, Trinidad)
Director: Ian Harnarine

THE DUMP (New Zealand)
Director: Hamish Bennett

THE ELECT (USA)
Directors: Dan Moore, Erin Zacek

EVERYTHING IS INCREDIBLE (USA)
Directors: Tyler Bastian, Trevor Hill, Tim Skousen

FAMILY NIGHTMARE (USA)
Director: Dustin Guy Defa

FUNGUS (Sweden)
Director: Charlotta Miller

HEART STOP BEATING (USA)
Director: Jeremiah Zagar

HELLION (USA)
Director: Kat Candler

THE HICCUP (USA)
Director: Matt Smukler

IZZY & SALVADOR (USA)
Director: Jean-Pierre Caner

A LETTER TO JULIA (Spain)
Director: David González Rúdiez

LIFE AND FREAKY TIMES OF UNCLE LUKE (USA)
Director: Jillian Mayer

LIFELIKE (USA)
Directors: Erick Stoll, Chase Whiteside

THE LOVE COMPETITION (USA)
Director: Brent Hoff

LOVE HACKING (USA)
Director: Jenni Nelson

MEANING OF ROBOTS (USA)
Director: Matt Lenski

ONCE IT STARTED IT COULD NOT END OTHERWISE (USA)
Director: Kelly Sears

PERFECT FIT (Mexico)
Director: Leonel Fernandez

PLAYTIME (Germany)
Director: Lucas Mireles

PLUTO DECLARATION (USA)
Director: Travis Wilkerson

RASPBERRY JAM (USA)
Director: Courtney Ware

ZERGÜT (USA)
Directors: Natasha Subramaniam, Alisa Lapidus

Shorts Before Features

THE BIRTH OF SAINT ELISEO (USA)
Director: Stacy Dean Campbell

Student Shorts Competition

BENNY (USA)
Director: Huay-Bing Law

GRANDMOTHERS (UK)
Director: Afarin Eghbal

THE KIDS DON’T LIKE IT (USA)
Director: Jeremy David White

NANI (USA)
Director: Justin Tipping

NEWSWORTHY (USA) 
Director: Jeremy Robbins

WASH ME (USA)
Director: Winston Tao

Animation Competition in partnership with REEL FX

663114 (Japan)
Director: Isamu Hirabayashi

DR. BREAKFAST (USA)
Director: Stephen Neary

IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY (USA)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt

A MORNING STROLL (UK)
Director: Grant Orchard

MOXIE (UK)
Director: Stephen Irwin

SLOW DEREK (UK)
Director: Dan Ojari

WILD LIFE (Canada)
Directors: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby

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