To our communities

We are deeply sorry for the pain caused by our sponsorship relationship with The Crossing. For over 17 years, the Ragtag Film Society (Ragtag Cinema and the True/False Film Fest) has thrived because the Columbia community has supported our cinema and Fest. We are thankful for the hours of labor, donations, tickets and passes purchased, … Continued

RAGTAG FILM SOCIETY ENDS SPONSOR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CROSSING

For Immediate Release In 2009, David Wilson, one of the founders of the True/False Film Fest, and Dave Cover, one of the senior pastors of the Crossing, embarked on the least likely sponsorship in history: a conservative evangelical Christian church agreed to sponsor an irreligious documentary film festival.  This unique project sought to find common … Continued

Statement about RFS Values & The Crossing

Over the last few days, we have received messages of concern from members of our community about our sponsorship arrangement with The Crossing, a local church. This feedback adds to ongoing internal conversations about our organizational values and how they connect with those of our sponsors and partners.  For over a decade, the Ragtag Film … Continued

True/False Film Fest Announces New Programming Team

True/False Film Fest welcomes Jeanelle Augustin as its new festival programmer. Augustin joins returning programmer Amir George and newly appointed Director of Programming Chris Boeckmann as the team assembling the film lineup for the festival’s 17th edition, which will be held March 5-8, 2020, in downtown Columbia, Missouri, USA.  Augustin is a Haitian-American arts critic … Continued

Ragtag Film Society Names New Executive Director

Jeremy is an experienced nonprofit leader who has worked for Ragtag Film Society for almost a decade, most recently as the Executive Director of the True/False Film Fest. He guided True/False through many stages of organizational growth since he joined the staff in2009. During his tenure, the True/False staff increased from 3.5 full-time staff members … Continued

Boone Dawdle 2018 Concert: Tonina and SIFA.

We are excited to say that our Boone Dawdle 2018 concert features a pretty phenomenal lineup. This year, the future-soul stylings of SIFA and the genre-defying tunes of the transcendent Tonina, and her euphonic quartet, will grace the stage at Les Bourgeois Vineyards. Here’s a taste:   Plus! We have an extra special guest joining the merriment: Danny Paul Grody of San Francisco … Continued

Boone Dawdle 2018 Concert: Tonina and SIFA

We are excited to say that our Boone Dawdle 2018 concert features a pretty phenomenal lineup. This year, the future-soul stylings of SIFA and the genre-defying tunes of the transcendent Tonina, and her euphonic quartet, will grace the stage at Les Bourgeois Vineyards. Plus! We have an extra special guest joining the merriment: Danny Paul Grody of San Francisco will join The Gospel of … Continued

Rough Cut Retreat 2018 Projects

  Catapult Film Fund and True/False are thrilled to announce the 2018 projects that will participate in Rough Cut Retreat 2018.  Catapult and True/False are dedicated to supporting work whose content and aesthetics push boundaries and that provoke dynamic discussion. Rough Cut Retreat provides filmmakers with dedicated time to focus on post-production and receive invaluable feedback … Continued

Boone Dawdle 2018 Film: THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA

True/False is pleased to present The Gospel of Eureka at the 2018 Boone Dawdle! The Boone Dawdle is annual summer celebration. After a day on the trail, we reward the days efforts at Blufftop Bistro at Les Bourgeois Vineyards and serve up a delicious local food picnic-style dinner, listen to one of our favorite bands, … Continued