HURDLE

A Documentary Feature Film Directed by Michael Rowley

LOGLINE:

IN THE SHADOW OF A WALL STANDS A NEW GENERATION OF PALESTINIAN.
WITH DEFIANT CREATIVITY THEY PROVE THAT NO MATTER THE HEIGHT OF THE OBSTACLE, ONE CAN ALWAYS CLIMB.

In Association With:

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS:

  • APRIL 12, 2019 || DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 7:30 PM (Magnolia Theater 5) - HURDLE WORLD PREMIERE

GET TICKETS HERE (festival passes on sale now || individual screening tickets available March 27)

  • APRIL 16, 2019 || DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 1:00 PM (Magnolia Theater 2) - HURDLE WORLD PREMIERE

GET TICKETS HERE (festival passes on sale now || individual screening tickets available March 27)

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS:

FESTIVAL: Visions du Réel, Festival international de cinéma Nyon: Media Library 2019 | Official Selection - No Premiere Status Change

FESTIVAL: Dallas International Film Festival: Official Selection - World Premiere

AWARD: Austin Film Society’s North Texas Pioneer Film Grant: Official Recipient

AWARD: American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund Pitch Competition: Officially Selected Recipient

AWARD: American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund Pitch Competition: Official Selection

 

PRESS:

Central Track
Beto, Good Records Docs Top Early 2019 DIFF Confirms  March 12, 2019

VIMOOZ
HURDLE, Documentary on Palestinian Youth, to World Premiere at 2019 Dallas International Film Festival  March 7, 2019

Shoot
Dallas Film Announces First 10 Films for 13th Annual Dallas Film Festival  March 6, 2019

Selig Film News
Dallas Film Announces First 10 Films for the 13th Annual Dallas International Film Festival  March 5, 2019

Preston Hollow People
”Dallas International Film Festival Announces First 10 Films”  March 5, 2019

Park Cities People
Dallas International Film Festival Announces First 10 Films  March 5, 2019

Broadway World
"HURDLE Gets World Premiere at Dallas International Film Festival”  March 5, 2019

Culture Map Dallas
"Premieres of All Stripes Litter List of Dallas International Film Festival’s First 10 Films”  March 5, 2019

D Magazine
"A First-Ever Grant Helped a Dallas Filmmaker Document Palestine”  February 11, 2019

The Austin Chronicle
"AFS Announces 2018 Grant Winners" September 5, 2018

Austin Film Society
"Austin Film Society Announces the 2018 AFS Grant Recipients", September 5, 2018

Hey Amarillo with Jason Boyett (Podcast)
"Michael Rowley", July 23, 2018

Kickstarter.com Featured / Main Homepage Project - Film
July 18 - July 25, 2018

Modern Manhood: The Podcast
"The Peace of Identity" Part 2 with Michael Rowley of the film 'Hurdle', July 9, 2018

Modern Manhood: The Podcast
"Being Aware of Your Reactions" with Michael Rowley of the film 'Hurdle', June 25th, 2018

Dallas Innovates
Dallas Filmmakers Explore Lives of Palestinian Creatives in Documentary ‘Hurdle’, June 6th, 2018

Human Influence
Freedom to Move: How the New Film 'Hurdle' Shows the New Faces of Palestinian Parkour, June 2nd, 2018

Auburn Voices
Waking Up To Walls and Death in the Palestinian Territories, by Michael Rowley, May 14, 2018

Voyage Dallas Magazine
Meet Michael Rowley of Hurdle in Oak Cliff, by Michael Rowley, May 9, 2018

Natepfeil.com
How to Direct Your First Documentary Feature Film, by Nate Pfeil, April 7, 2018

 

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