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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:


OCTOBER 7, 2019 || PALESTINE CINEMA DAYS - 6:00 PM (Municipal Theater / Ramallah City Hall) RAMALLAH WEST BANK, PALESTINE - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE || NOMINEE - SUNBIRD AWARD DOCUMENTARY FEATURE


OCTOBER 10, 2019 || TULSA AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL - 8:30 PM (Circle Cinema Theater 4) TULSA, OKLAHOMA - OKLAHOMA PREMIERE

OCTOBER 12, 2019 || SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL - 6:00 PM (University Heights Center) SEATTLE, WA - WASHINGTON PREMIERE, CLOSING NIGHT FILM

OCTOBER 20, 2019 || BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL - 11:30 AM (Museum of Fine Arts) BOSTON, MA - MASSACHUSETTS PREMIERE


 

PREVIOUS SCREENINGS:

APRIL 12, 2019 || DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - HURDLE WORLD PREMIERE, NOMINEE BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

APRIL 16, 2019 || DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

May 11, 2019 || AMARILLO ARTSFEST FILM SHOWCASE - AMARILLO TX PREMIERE - SOLD OUT

MAY 24 2019 || MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL - TELLURIDE, CO - COLORADO PREMIERE - SOLD OUT, NOMINEE BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

MAY 26 2019 || MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL - TELLURIDE, CO - SOLD OUT

MAY 31, 2019 || NEW HAVEN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL - NEW HAVEN, CT - NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE - SOLD OUT

AUGUST 9, 2019 || MONMOUTH FILM FESTIVAL - RED BANK, NJ - WINNER BEST FILM TRAILER AWARD, NOMINEE BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

PRESS

PRESS:

The Austin Chronicle
AFS Announces 2019 Feature Grant Recipients”  September 4, 2019

94.3 The Point
Monmouth Film Festival has Something for Everyone”  August 2, 2019

Premium Beat by Shutterstock
Industry Insights: Filming Documentary Subjects in Conflict Zones”  June 4, 2019

Connecticut Magazine
New Haven Documentary Festival to honor Michael Moore, Show 100 Films”  May 25, 2019

KOTO Radio Telluride, CO
”Community Access interview with Michael Rowley, Director of Hurdle”  May 24, 2019

Telluride Inside… and Out
”Mountainfilm: ‘Hurdle,’ A Colorado Premiere”  May 19, 2019

Austin American-Statesman
”Amarillo filmmaker’s documentary ‘Hurdle‘ focuses on Israeli-Palestinian conflict”  May 10, 2019

Amarillo Globe-News
”Amarillo filmmaker’s documentary ‘Hurdle‘ focuses on Israeli-Palestinian conflict”  May 10, 2019

Lonestar 98.7 Amarillo
”Amarillo Native Screening Award Winning Documentary At Arts Fest”  May 1, 2019

Film Threat
”‘Hurdle”  April 20, 2019

Texas Observer
‘Hurdle’ Is a Gritty Tale of Hope and Survival  April 16, 2019

Paper City Magazine
Dallas Filmmaker Tells the Story of Two Modern Palestinian Men in Eye Opening New Movie  April 12, 2019

Texas Standard
In ‘Hurdle,’ Two Palestinian Men Seek Personal Freedom Through Creative Expression  April 12, 2019

Dallas Observer
If You Want To See These Movies at DIFF, You’d Better Reserve Your Seat Right Now  April 11, 2019

Dallas Innovates
Don’t Miss These Local Flicks at This Year’s Dallas International Film Festival  April 9, 2019

The MungleShow
Hurdle to show at DIFF  April 9, 2019

Good Morning Texas
Dallas documentary filmmaker Michael Rowley shares the story of a new generation of Palestinian youth in ‘Hurdle  April 8, 2019

Dallas Morning News
Zac Efron as Ted Bundy, Caddo Lake and the Middle East all get a platform at Dallas film fest  April 7, 2019

ENinaRothe.com
Michael Rowley’s ‘Hurdle’: The revolution will be jumped over, tumbled under, flown above and rolled around  April 4, 2019

Dallas Observer
”DIFF Will Screen Films Starring Oscar Winner Olivia Colman, Beto O'Rourke and Dirk Nowitzki”  March 27, 2019

Fstoppers
”Inspiring Young Palestinians Through Film and Photography”  March 21, 2019

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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