True/False 2018 Passes

Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

If your pass type comes with advance ticket reservations, please note the time and date of your reservation window. We strongly encourage you to reserve tickets as soon as your window opens to ensure the widest selection possible. All times listed are Central time.

Super Circle

Closed • $975

The Super Circle is the perfect pass for patrons who want a seamless festival experience and who want to financially support the future of True/False. In addition to priority access to festival screenings and free admission to all T/F special events and parties, the Super Circle is the insider track with exclusive, year-round updates; an invitation to view a film with our screening committee in the Fall/Winter; a preview party in January; a one-on-one programmer consultation in February; and more. Pass includes:

  • Admission for one person to festival films from Thursday through Sunday
  • Admission to all T/F events and parties
  • Ticketless walk-up privileges (up to 15 min before the film) at Jesse, Showtime Theater at The Blue Note, and Missouri Theatre.
  • Ticketless admission via the “Silver Circle Q” at all other theaters (based on seat availability)
  • First crack at online ticket reservations, including a 48-hour window of exclusive access before all other passholders
  • Free admission to busker musical showcases
  • One of our coveted True/False fest swag bags, full of goodies from local Columbia businesses and artisans
  • 30 minutes of one-on-one consultation with one of the festival programmers to help plan your film selections and schedule for the weekend
  • An invitation to join the True/False screening committee for a pre-fest screening and discussion of a film being considered for inclusion in the festival
  • Early announcements of festival happenings and film selection news throughout the year
  • Invitation to the Super and Silver Circle Preview party in Landmark Bank's downtown lobby in late Jan, when we'll unveil a few movies & musicians to be part of the fest line-up
  • Invitation to a special off-season Missouri Theatre screening
  • Free admission to the "Based on a True Story: The Intersection of Documentary Film and Journalism" conference at the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute
  • $410 of the purchase price may be tax deductible as a charitable donation to the festival
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Silver Circle

Closed • $565

The Silver Circle is our exclusive group of festival faithful, ready to jump into the Fest weekend with both feet. With both easy access to festival screenings and free admission to all special events and parties, you'll be center stage for the very best of nonfiction filmmaking from around the world. Pass includes:

  • Admission for one person to festival films from Thursday through Sunday
  • Admission to ALL T/F events and parties
    Ticketless walk-up privileges (up to 15 min before the film) at Jesse, Showtime Theater at the Blue Note, & Missouri Theatre
  • Ticketless admission via the “Silver Circle Q” at all other theaters (based on seat availability)
  • Ability to reserve tickets online 48 hours before Lux passholders and 96 hours before Simple passholders
  • Free admission to busker musical showcases
  • One of our coveted True/False festival swag bags, full of goodies from local Columbia businesses
  • Early announcements of festival happenings and film selection news throughout the year
  • Invitation to the Super and Silver Circle Preview party in Landmark Bank's downtown lobby in late Jan, when we'll unveil a few movies & musicians to be part of the fest line-up
  • Invitation to a special off-season Missouri Theatre screening
  • Free admission to the "Based on a True Story: The Intersection of Documentary Film and Journalism" conference at the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Lux

Closed • $225

The Lux Pass offers a complete True/False experience, adding events and parties to a four-day lineup of films. Perfect for veteran Simple passholders wanting to amplify their fest experience or newbies who want to dive in headfirst, a Lux pass confers more and easier access to films and events. Pass includes:

  • Admission for one person to festival films from Thursday through Sunday
  • Ability to reserve tickets to films online 48 hours before Simple passholders
  • Admission to the Jubilee (our Thursday night masquerade ball), and Reality Bites (our Friday evening reception). Tickets are not required for these events, but if you also want to attend the film following the receptions, tickets must be reserved for those screenings.
  • Admission, without ticket, to the @ction party
  • Admission, with reserved ticket, to the closing night film/reception
  • Admission to any film without a ticket (via the Q) on a space-available basis
  • Free or discounted admission to busker musical showcases
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Simple

Sold Out • $100

An affordable yet adventurous way to experience True/False, the Simple Pass is a FILMS ONLY pass that allows you to see a slew of creative non-fiction films. Pass includes:

  • Admission for one person to festival films from Friday through Sunday 
  • Ability to reserve up to 10 tickets online before the box office opens to the public (note: ticket availability at the time of Simple reservations may be limited to the largest festival venues)
  • Admission to any film, without a ticket, via the Q on a space-available basis, including Thursday screenings
  • The Simple Pass does not include the ability to reserve tickets online for Thursday films nor admission to any festival events that are not open to the public
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Sunday Spree

Closed • $35

NEW for 2018! Not ready or able to commit to the whole weekend, but keen to see 3-5 films in one day? Sunday Spree is for YOU. Just when other festival passholders are starting to lose steam, you'll be there to jump in for a full festival day of screenings. Sunday Spree is a wristband which affords you:

  • One advance ticket reservation for your choice of screening on the Sunday of the fest (the ticket reservation window is Feb 21 at 10am to Feb 23 at 6pm CST)  
  • One, non-transferrable wristband that grants you free Q admission for any screening on Sunday of the fest
  • Ability to pick up (free) tickets at Box Office for any available Sunday screenings, starting Sunday morning of the fest when the Box Office opens at 9am
  • Purchasers can pick up their Spree wristband starting on Wednesday before the fest along with passholder and Gateway packet pick up 
  • Online sales available through Feb 23 at 6P. As available, in person Spree bracelet sales will begin on the Thursday of the fest when the box office opens for ticket sales; for in person purchases, both bracelet and advance ticket can be picked-up at the time of purchase
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Busker Band

Closed • $35

The musical heart of T/F has been beating louder every year, and the Busker Band is the way to get in on all our showcases and concerts by 30+ different buskers and bands. It's great all by itself or as an addition to a Simple pass, Gateway Packet, or Sunday Spree. The Busker Band includes:
  • Admission to all T/F busker showcases and concerts
  • Admission to Busker's Last Stand on Sunday night
  • One, non-transferrable wristband that grants you admission to the events listed above
  • One movie voucher that can be exchanged for a screening ticket at the box office (starting on Thursday, March 1) or for admission via the Q
  • If a showcase or concert reaches capacity, admission will be on a space available basis
  • Does not include admission to screenings, parties, special events, or pre-screening busker performances
  • Note: all T/F passes are non-transferable

Gateway Packet

Closed • $45

The Gateway packet gives you the unique ability to reserve any combination of three tickets (multiple tickets for one film, or single tickets for different films) online before the festival begins.

  • Select from a list compiled by our programmers especially for the Gateway
  • Not only do you get to reserve tickets before the box office opens to the general public, you'll also have the option to pick up your tickets during a "Gateway and Passholder Only" pickup period on Wednesday, Feb 28
  • Gateway selections will be announced on Tuesday, February 20
  • Does not include the ability to obtain additional tickets at the box office or free admission via the Q
  • Gateway tickets cannot be exchanged at the box office

Gateway sales will begin at 10am on Feb. 20 and end at 6pm on Feb. 23. You will select your films at the time of purchase.