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Rafi Amin

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What is the most popular festival/carnival in your town or country ?

Please share the most popular festival/carnival in your town or country. Please also add what makes it unique & attractive.

Please also share the history of it if possible.

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    Oct 20 2011: The true/false documentary film festival is here in Columbia, Missouri.
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      Oct 22 2011: Hi Cale,

      It looks a beautiful one. Can yo share some more information what is unique about it.
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        Oct 22 2011: I'll quote the website (truefalse.org) here,

        "The True/False Film Fest returns for its eighth edition March 3-6, 2011. The festival highlights innovative work with a cinematic scope, creative takes on contemporary currents, and most of all work that provokes dialogue about its subject and the documentary form itself.

        For four days, downtown Columbia, Missouri is transformed into a small-town Midwestern utopia. Most films come freshly discovered from Sundance, Toronto and other festivals, others appear mysteriously before their official premieres elsewhere. Sandwiched between the nonstop movies, we throw parties, host debates and field trips, and challenge local filmmakers to reimagine the possibilities of nonfiction filmmaking. The main venues are the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, the Blue Note, the two-screen Ragtag Cinema, the Forrest Theater at the Tiger Ballroom, the brand-new Globe Theater (at the Presbyterian Church next to Ragtag) as well as Stephens College's Windsor Auditorium, the Hive (formerly Charters Auditorium) and the Eero Saarinen-designed Chapel."
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          Oct 23 2011: Thank you Cale. It is beautiful.

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