Before the Curtain Rises, the story of "going to the movies" and its significance for our culture and community, is in post production. It is scheduled to be presented to PBS next year for broadcast and will also be made available to schools on DVD for Texas history classes.
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Before the Curtain Rises

Documentary Alliance is committed to supporting the appreciation of the documentary art form. We presently partner with Houston PBS to bring films scheduled for broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens to various city theatre venues.



We are very close to reaching
our final funding goal for
Before the Curtain Rises. 
We have successfully
raised 77% of our total
production budget
of $366,000. Help us with
the final $85,000 needed to
edit and prep the film's submission
to PBS by making your tax-deductible


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