PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Jubilee Gala
Thursday, March 3, 2011 | 9:50 p.m. CST;
updated 1:54 p.m. CST, Friday, March 4, 2011
Leola Davis poses for a photograph before the beginning of the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala at the Missouri Theatre on Thursday. Davis, a True/False volunteer, worked as the music liaison for the band David Wax Museum, who played at the gala Thursday night.
COLUMBIA — Hundreds of masked moviegoers attended the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala on Thursday night at the Missouri Theatre Center of the Arts. Born of an idea in 2003, the festival has grown into an annual event that is in its eighth year. Documentary enthusiasts descend on Columbia for a weekend of the arts — True/False 2011 will feature music, events and panels.
Jesse Craig poses as he takes a sip of his drink at the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala on Thursday night at the Missouri Theatre. Craig dressed as the character Max from "Where the Wild Things Are." Craig is looking forward to this year's festival. "You never know exactly what you're getting into," he said.
Melanie Smith poses for a photograph at the Missouri Theatre during the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala on Thursday night. Smith created the outfit herself. She traveled to the festival from Asheville, N.C., for her third year at True/False.
Robin LaBrunerie waits in line for a drink at the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala at the Missouri Theatre on Thursday evening. Thursday was LaBrunerie's 49th birthday. "Nothing better than going to True/False on your birthday," she said.
John Nichols walks up the stairs at the Missouri Theatre during the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala on Thursday.
Marie Kerl looks off the balcony at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts during the True/False Film Festival Jubilee Gala on Thursday. Kerl has attended the festival every year except the first.
Crowds wait for the premiere of the film "Benda Bilili" at the Missouri Theatre Center of the Arts during the True/False Film Festival on Thursday evening.
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