Press Coverage

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Documentary Film Fest True/False 2016 Featured Memorable Characters Galore“, Noel Murray, The AV Club

True/False Puts the ‘Festive’ in Film Festival“, Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

True/False Film Festival Celebrates Story, Teaches Justice“, Abby Olcese, Sojourners

True/False Journal: A View from a Newbie“, Ken Jacobson, International Documentary Association



Why True/False Is One of the Most Vital Festivals in America,” Paul Dallas, Indiewire

Crossing a Divide, Seeking Good,” Lauren Sandler, The New York Times

Blurred Lines“, Eric Hynes, Moving Image Source

True/False: A Place for World Premieres?” Robert Greene, Filmmaker Magazine

Five Women Who Inspired Me at True/False,” Paige Pritchard, The Riveter

Ugly Ducklings? Fluxus Docs at True/False,” Nick Pinterton, Sight and Sound

The Freeing Power of True/False’s Free Ride,” Sam Adams, Criticwire

Documentary and Fiction Cozy up at the True/False Film Festival” Noel Murray, the Dissolve

The Whole Town’s Talking: Impressions of the 2014 True/False Film Fest,” Ben Sachs, MUBI Notebook

True/False Diary 1 & True/False Diary 2,” Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine


True/False 2013: Two Freewheeling Takes on the Doc Fest,” Nick Pinkerton & Nicolas Rapold, SundanceNOW

Some Kind of Monster: True/False 2013,” Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

True/False Film Fest,” Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out Chicago

True/False 2013 Dispatch #1: These Birds Walk, The Garden of Eden, The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear,” Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

True/False 2013 Dispatch #2: Sleepless Nights and Computer Chess,” Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

True, False, and Everything in Between,” Brian Brooks, The Film Society of Lincoln Center

Why True/False 2013 Rocked (And Why True/False Always Rocks),” Tom Roston, POV’s Doc Soup

True/False ticket sales top 43,000,” Andrew Denney, The Columbia Tribune

8 Ways True/False Put Its Charming, Small Host City on the Film Festival Map,” Bryce Renninger, Indiewire

True/False Festival Report,” Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine


Forever Young: Dispatching the 2012 True/False Film Fest,” Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

One of the world’s great film festivals takes place in Columbia, Missouri. True or False?” Sean Farnel, Ripping Reality

A Carnival of Documentaries,” Kevin Lee,

True/False Dispatch, Part 2,” Vadim Rizov, Filmmaker Magazine

True/False 2012: Film Festival as Pure Bliss,” Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

Truth Talking,” Eric Hynes and Farihah Zaman, Sundance Now

True/False 2012,” Farihah Zaman, Huffington Post


South by Midwest,” Eric Hynes, Cinema Scope

Truth and Dare,” Dennis Lim, Artforum

True/False 2011: Festival Report,” Charlotte Cook, The Documentary Blog

True/False 2011: The Eight Documentaries You Must See,” Basil Tsiokos, Indiewire


Curating a Gem of a Fest: True/False Reflects on First Six Years,” Brian Brooks, Indiewire

True/False 2010: A Festival Apart,” Pamela Cohn, Hammer to Nail

True/False Film Festival: Dispatch One,” Vadim Rizov, House Next Door

Festival Focus: True/False Film Festival,” Doug Whyte, Documentary Magazine

True/False: Looking Back, Looking Ahead,” Hank Waters, Columbia Tribune

Filmmakers’ Party a Time of Gratitude,” Janese Silvey, Columbia Tribune

At a Young Missouri Doc Fest, Exploring the Balance Between True and False,” Eugene Hernandez, Indiewire

True/False Film Festival 2010,” Gerald Sim, Framework