BURBANK, CA, March 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Nothing is closer than family. A boy's best friend is his Mother. What happens when a 25 year film and stage veteran teams with his 60-something creative writing Mother who was a burlesque dancer for over 20 years?
They make an award-winning hit cult collection of films that explode and screen around the world.
6 SHORT FILMS BY JACK TRUMAN AND OPAL DOCKERY, a collection of award-winning short films, is heading to Austin for it's Texas premiere at the RXSM Film Festival.
A collection of shocking, experimental, alternative underground independent films, short films from this collection have screened at over 300 film festivals around the world, winning rave reviews, and earning top awards honors at film festivals globally. Ranging from comedy, mockumentary and documentaries, from adult humor, to global warming, reality, women's rights and much more, these 6 short films are shocking, jaw-dropping and eye-opening. Over a 6 year period, Truman and Dockery filmed many short films that have had a huge following on the film festival circuit. This screening is a collection of their most successful films over the years.
"You have to make films that are important to you", Truman stated in press materials. "My Mother is my best friend. When I went back home to Missouri years ago to shoot my first film as a filmmaker, she gave me a short film script she had written to read. Once reading it, I knew I had to make that movie. That first film exploded, and here we are years later, a successful filmmaking team, with a following around the world. It doesn't get much better than that".
Dockery was a burlesque dancer for over 20 years in the 1970's and 1980's. Author of many books, she has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Criminal Justice. Truman is a 25 year veteran of stage and film. An award-winning actor, writer and director, he is also a former college professor at Texas A&M University. Truman has a Master's degree in Communications and a Bachelor's degree in business.
Truman states, "You just have to make your movie. Don't listen to what anyone else says. There is an audience for your film. Everyone has a story to tell. If you have the courage to make your film your own way, and it's an original, creative idea that only you can tell, people will want to see your movie".
The RXSM Film Festival is scheduled for March 8-14 in Austin, Texas.
Dixie Films is an award-winning underground independent film company that specializes in alternative film production---
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