2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Send-Off

Monday, March 14
2:00PM - 3:28PM


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Emboldened by a giant block party on the evening of their high school prom, a group of students enters the night with the hope of transcending their rural town and the industrial landscape that surrounds them.

Section: Texas Shorts Competition
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 12min

Director: Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan

Executive Producer: Maida Brankman, Greg Brockman

Producer: Kelly Williams, Jonathan Duffy, Ivete Lucas

Cinematographer: Joaquine Del Paso

Editor: Ivete Lucas

Sound Designer: Eric Friend

Additional Credits: Colorist: Joe Malina, Associate Producer: Dora Nedeczky, Allen Andrews


Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas employ documentary photography, filmmaking and installation to explore encounters with niche segments of society. Their diverse film projects have received grants from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and the Arts, the Teresa Lozano Long Center, the AIA, and the Austin Film Society.

Distributor: Ten Acre Films

Publicity Contact
Otis Lucas



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