Kansas International Film Festival

Arts & Culture
5:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Five On Life: Documentaries In The 14th Kansas International Film Festival

Miguel Cortes in '120 Days'
Credit Brad Allgood

Update, Monday, Oct. 13: The jury award in the Social Justice Documentary category was announced on Oct. 13. It went to 120 Days. Audience awards will be announced at the end of the festival on Thursday, Oct. 16.

Immigration, contamination from everyday chemicals, and Christian colleges' struggle with gay students and alumni are among the topical and controversial issues explored in the films up for the Best Documentary Jury Prize in this year’s Kansas International Film Festival.

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Central Standard Friday
9:37 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Movie Critics: What To Watch In Autumn

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The fall movie season is almost upon us and with it comes more adult fare--even a few fine films that are generating some Oscar buzz.  Plus they also chat about the Kansas International Film Festival and the unique offerings it brings.

Today on Central Standard, Russ Simmons and the movie critics review flicks currently showing. They also walk us through the surprises, the usual suspects, and the instant classics opening up during awards season. We also want to hear your opinion on the matter!

REVIEWS (Out of 5 Stars)

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4:49 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Silences Broken, Secrets Revealed At Kansas International Film Festival

Kori Cioca, one of the brave young women whose military careers were shattered by sexual assault in "The Invisible War."

Good documentaries are like prize-winning journalism in their ability to wage war on toxic secrets.

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