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Tuesday, February 14
 

6:00pm CST

William Eggleston in the Real World
Limited Capacity seats available

According to The Art of Creative Photography, “director Michael Almereyda succeeds in showing the connection between Eggleston’s character and his outstanding work. This film really gets to the heart of one of photography’s most fascinating figures and therefore desrves to rank among the best photography movies ever made.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Museum, in conjunction with University of Mississippi Museum exhibition http://museum.olemiss.edu/the-beautiful-mysterious-the-extraordinary-gaze-of-william-eggleston/  

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN8vJS4W_yM


Tuesday February 14, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Lyric Oxford 1006 Van Buren Ave
 
Thursday, February 16
 

4:00pm CST

I Whiskey: The Human Spirit
Limited Capacity seats available

I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit

Director: Pip Gilmour

TRT: 7:38

Country: United States (Washington, D.C)

Logline: Whiskey is the story of how the human spirit thrives when it has the freedom to connect and create.

Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Time: Friday, 6 p.m. Powerhouse, Part of the Food+FIlm Festival

On Thursday:

Women, Whiskey & Beer
Thursday, Feb 16 starting at 4:00 pm
at The Growler.
Join us for whiskey & beer pairing flights with Brandalyn Tabor.  Brandalyn will also lead a discussion on the role of women in the history of whiskey and craft beer production.  We will also be showing the short documentary film, "I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit" in a partnership with Oxford Film Festival directed by Pip Gilmour.

OFF Badge wearers will receive $1 off on pints of beer during the festival.

 


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Amanda France

Amanda France

Producer, CEI
CEI and Passing Lane Films are the producers of the award-winning I, Pencil film series.



Thursday February 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm CST
The Growler 265 North Lamar Blvd
 
Friday, February 17
 

10:30am CST

Soul City
Limited Capacity seats available

Soul City

Director: Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol, Gini Richards

TRT: 19:57

Country: United States (North Carolina)

Logline: Soul City tells the story of a group of civil rights activists and city slickers who attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan country, North Carolina in the 1970s.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend. Family Friendly

Plays in Documentary Shorts Block

 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

10:30am CST

The Carousel
Limited Capacity seats available

Carousel, The

Director: Jonathan Napolitano

TRT: 12:00

Country: United States (Connecticut)

Logline: In Binghamton, New York there spins a 1925 carousel that once inspired Rod Serling, and has since become a portal into...the Twilight Zone.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Plays in Documentary Shorts Block


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

11:00am CST

Woman on Fire
Limited Capacity seats available

Woman On Fire

Director: Julie Sokolow

TRT: 1:35:00

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: As a third-generation firefighter, Brooke Guinan has a passion for heroism that runs in her blood. But when Brooke transitions from male to female in her father’s workplace, it poses not only a challenge to a macho profession, but also to the customs of the people she cares about the most - her traditional family.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly.

Friday 11 a.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers
DY

Danny Yourd

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

1:30pm CST

First Lady of the Revolution
Limited Capacity seats available

First Lady of the Revolution

Director: Andrea Kalin

TRT: 1:11:20

Country:  Costa Rica, United States

Logline: While visiting an aunt and uncle in the exotic countryside of Costa Rica, a young Southern belle from Alabama accepts a ride on the back of a motorcycle belonging to a charismatic local farmer—a ride that would propel her down narrow mountain roads and into history.

Mississippi Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Refuge, Friday, 1:30 p.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers
avatar for Andrea Kalin

Andrea Kalin

Co-Producer, First Lady of the Revolution
Andrea Kalin, founder of Spark Media, is a celebrated documentary filmmaker whose films have aired on major networks around the globe, screened theatrically to sold-out audiences, and earned more than 85 industry awards, including a Prime Time Emmy, and Golden Globe and WGA nominations... Read More →




Friday February 17, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

1:30pm CST

Refuge
Limited Capacity seats available

REFUGE

Director: Matthew Firpo

TRT: 20:00

Country: Greece

Logline: Refuge is a chronicle of human stories from the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope.

Plays with First Lady of the Revolution, Saturday, 1:30 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

3:45pm CST

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World
Limited Capacity seats available

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World

Director: Nicholas Edwards

TRT: 1:19:42

Country: United States

Logline: The vessel is Infinity, a 120 ft hand-built gypsy boat, crewed by a band of miscreants. The journey, an 8,000 mile pacific crossing, from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Plays with The Boatman Friday 3:45 p.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers
avatar for Nico Edwards

Nico Edwards

Director, director
Nico Edwards - Californian A mostly self taught director/shooter/editor jack of all trades digital image technician from a small town in Northern California. He's done projects for commercial clients, NGO's, public television and documentaries. He seeks to tell compelling character... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

4:45pm CST

Jackson
Limited Capacity seats available

Jackson

Director: Maisie Crow

TRT: 1:30:00

Logline: What does life look like in a place where the anti-abortion movement has made access to legal abortion nearly impossible?

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers
MC

Maisie Crow

Jackson
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 4:45pm - 6:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

5:30pm CST

Small Town Gay Bar and Panel
Limited Capacity seats available

Small Town Gay Gar

Documentary Feature

Director: Malcolm Ingram

TRT: 1:16:00

Logline: The story of community in the Deep South that is forced to deal with the struggles of ignorance, hypocrisy and oppression.

Screening Time: Friday 5:30 p.m.  Malco Commons

Panel discussion with director Malcolm Ingram and guests from the film to follow.


Filmmakers
MI

Malcolm Ingram

Small Town Gay Bar
Filmmaker/Panelist



Friday February 17, 2017 5:30pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

6:00pm CST

I Whiskey: The Human Spirit
Limited Capacity seats available

I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit

Director: Pip Gilmour

TRT: 7:38

Country: United States (Washington, D.C)

Logline: Whiskey is the story of how the human spirit thrives when it has the freedom to connect and create.

Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Time: Friday, 6 p.m. Powerhouse, Part of the Food+FIlm Festival


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Amanda France

Amanda France

Producer, CEI
CEI and Passing Lane Films are the producers of the award-winning I, Pencil film series.



Friday February 17, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Powerhouse 413 South 14th St

7:00pm CST

I Am Not Your Negro
Limited Capacity seats available

I Am Not Your Negro

Documentary Feature

Director: Raoul Peck

TRT: 1:35:00

Country: United States/France

Logline: Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, thematic material, language and brief nudity

Time: Friday, 7 p.m. Malco Commons


 



Friday February 17, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

7:45pm CST

I Am Not Your Negro
Limited Capacity seats available

I Am Not Your Negro

Documentary Feature

Director: Raoul Peck

TRT: 1:35:00

Country: United States/France

Logline: Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, thematic material, language and brief nudity

Time: Friday, 7 p.m. Malco Commons and 7:45 pm Oxford Conference Center 


 



Friday February 17, 2017 7:45pm - 9:45pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.
 
Saturday, February 18
 

12:00pm CST

How Love Won: The Fight For Marriage Equality
Limited Capacity seats available

How Love Won: The Fight For Marriage Equality

Director: Michael McIntee

TRT: 1:21:58

Country: United States (Minnesota)

Logline: A brilliant and emotionally powerful documentary about the moment that changed everything in the battle for same-sex marriage. Go behind the scenes and discover the secret psychological weapon Minnesota LGBT activists deployed in this ‘unwinnable’ campaign that had failed in 30 other states.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Chance, Saturday at noon/Malco



Filmmakers
avatar for Michael McIntee

Michael McIntee

Executive Producer, The UpTake
Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 4 204 Commonwealth Blvd

1:15pm CST

Girl Unbound
Limited Capacity seats available

Girl Unbound

Director:  Erin Heidenreich

TRT: 1:20:00

Country: Canada

Logline: Waziristan “one of the most dangerous places on earth”, where sports are forbidden to women, a female athlete becomes a rising star despite death threats.

Plays Saturday, 11:00 am./Malco


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 1:15pm - 3:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

3:45pm CST

The Arkansas Wild Man
Limited Capacity seats available


Arkansas Wild Man, The

Director: Nathan Willis

TRT: 00:18:38

Country: United States, Arkansas

Logline: An 87-year-old rock and roll pioneer who lives a life of obscurity in his small Arkansas hometown travels overseas to England to play one final concert for his passionate and loyal fanbase there.

Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Two Trains Runnin Saturday 3:45 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Nathan Willis

Nathan Willis

DIRECTOR
Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

4:00pm CST

Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey
Limited Capacity seats available

Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey

Documentary Feature

Director: Sally Sussman

TRT: 1:39:00

Logline: Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey explores the emotional and political power of film, as seen through the lens of the blockbuster hit Midnight Express, a movie that turned the real Billy Hayes into an international celebrity and made him the enemy of Turkey. Join Hayes on a daring journey back to Turkey as he faces the country still haunted by Midnight Express.

Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Time: Friday, 4 p.m. Oxford Conference Center


 


Filmmakers
S

Sally

Filmmaker


Saturday February 18, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.

4:45pm CST

All Are Welcome Here
Limited Capacity seats available

All Are Welcome Here

Director: Vincenzo Mistretta

TRT: 28:00

Country: United State (Mississippi)

Logline: A short documentary on the Mississippi Coast's reaction to House Bill 1523 approved by Governor Bryant that gives people the right to discriminate against LGBTQ people based on their religious beliefs.

World Premiere

Plays with Horizon Saturday 4:45 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
VM

Vincenzo Mistretta

All Are Welcome here
Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 4:45pm - 6:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 4 204 Commonwealth Blvd

5:45pm CST

Disturbing the Peace
Limited Capacity seats available

Disturbing the Peace

Director: Stephen Apkon, Andrew Young

TRT: 1:26:00

Country: United States

Logline: The film follows everyday people who took extraordinary actions by standing for what they believe in, just like those who came before them.

Regional Premiere

Plays Saturday, 5:45 p.m./Malco

 




Saturday February 18, 2017 5:45pm - 7:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd
 


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