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Friday, February 17
 

3:45pm CST

Lives Restarted Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Oxford
Limited Capacity seats available

Lives Restarted

Sponsored by: Jewish Federation of Oxford

Director: Waheed AlQawasmi

TRT: 38:42

Country: United States (Tennessee)

Logline: Lives Restarted is a  documentary that traces the lives of Holocaust survivors after their release from the camps and their individual journeys to find freedom in the U.S.

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend. Family Friendly

Plays in Documentary Shorts Block



Filmmakers
avatar for Waheed AlQawasmi

Waheed AlQawasmi

Director, WAFilms
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:45pm CST

Pickle
Limited Capacity seats available

Pickle

Director: Amy Nicholson

TRT: 15:20

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: Let us reflect on the brief existence of Pickle the fish. Although he could not swim, he was lovingly cared for by a couple that kept him propped up in a sponge.

OXFF Alum; Mississippi Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Plays in Documentary Shorts Block


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Amy Nicholson

Amy Nicholson

Principal, Myrtle & Olive
I'm a director and I've made four documentaries. The last one was a short that's pretty silly. It's playing at Oxford. I also ride a bike.



Friday February 17, 2017 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:45pm 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 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:45pm 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 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:45pm CST

Through the Wall
Limited Capacity seats available

Through The Wall

Director: Tim Nackashi

TRT: 6:20

Country: United States (California)

Logline: A short documentary about a family divided by the US/Mexico border.

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

Plays in Documentary Shorts Block


 


Filmmakers
TN

Tim Nackashi

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 3:45pm - 5:45pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue
 
Saturday, February 18
 

3:30pm CST

A Stones Throw Away
Limited Capacity seats available

A Stones Throw Away

Director: Brian Ratigan

TRT: 3:15

Country: USA (New York)

Logline: Drowning in isolation, a lonely soul finds a machine that can render artificial nostalgia for a price.

OXFF Alum; Mississippi Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Brian Ratigan

Brian Ratigan

Non Films
Brian Ratigan is an award-winning animator and director of stop motion films and experimental work. He is the founder of Non Films and is based in New York City. Ratigan serves as Director of Animation for Kumar Pictures, co-founded Atlanta production company Sugartooth Group, is... Read More →



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Black River
Limited Capacity seats available

Black River

Director: Andre Silva

TRT: 4:00
Country: United States (North Carolina)

Logline:  An observational documentary, shot on high-contrast black and white film, about a largely undeveloped river in southeastern North Carolina that is home to the oldest trees east of the Rocky Mountains.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly, OXFF Alum


 


Filmmakers
AS

Andre Silva

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Cup of Stars
Limited Capacity seats available

Cup of Stars

Director: Betschart Bros.

TRT: 3:30

Country:  United States (California)

Logline: A vivid tableau of tenderness, Cup of Stars finds two brothers under a cool night sky, fishing for stars and supernovas. Using dream logic under their own bizarre terms, the Betschart Bros. subtly express, through a smearing of light and the telling of folk tales, ideas of growing up as siblings in Southern California.

Mississippi premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers
RB

Ryan Betschart

Filmmakers



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Deep in the Woods
Limited Capacity seats available

Deep in the Woods

Director: Soyeon Kim

TRT: 2:30

Country: United States (California)

Logline: Abstract impressions of imagery of the deep woods.

OXFF Alum; Mississippi Premiere


 

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Mississippi Premiere

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Regional Premiere


 


Filmmakers
SK

Soyeon Kim

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Étude 1a: Release (I)
Limited Capacity seats available

Étude 1a: Release (I)

Directors: Russell Sheaffer, Aaron Michael Smith

TRT: 4:30

Country: USA (California)

LogLine: Exploring the musical concept of "release," this film is a haunting found-footage study in the plurality of visual and auditory meanings of the term.

OXFF Alum, World Premiere,  Family Friendly,  Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Fall
Limited Capacity seats available

Fall

Director: Bradley Rappa

TRT: 6:30

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: Fall is a process-oriented, high definition experimental film that incorporates time-lapse digital photography, 16mm contact printing, HD video, and an elaborate sound design to allegorically portray the detrimental environmental costs of rampant and unsustainable technological development.

USA Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers
BR

Brad Rappa

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Holy Ghost
Limited Capacity seats available

Holy Ghost

Director: Jeffrey Ruggles

TRT: 1:45

Country: USA (California)

Logline: An improvisational animation set to the minimalist guitar music of Taku Sugimoto.

OXFF Alum, World Premiere, Family Friendly, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

I of the Storm
Limited Capacity seats available

I of the Storm

Director: Thad Lee

TRT: 9:10

Country: United States (Louisiana)

Logline: New Orleans poet Bill Lavender narrates his experience of Hurricane Katrina.  Accompanied by footage shot from his phone.    

OXFF Alu,  World Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Lithics
Limited Capacity seats available

Lithics

Director: Edward Ramsay-Morin

TRT: 3:51

Country: United States (Texas)

Logline: Set in a timeless, ambiguous space populated with archetypal characters, Lithics  references the themes and motifs of origin myths.

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Mississippi Premiere

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Regional Premiere


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

News from the Sun
Limited Capacity seats available

News from the Sun

Director: Brendan & Jeremy Smyth

TRT: 3:30

Country: United States (North Carolina)

Logline: An apocalyptic narrative unfolds through the words of The Sun, a British tabloid created by media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

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

 


Filmmakers
BJ

Brendan & Jeremy Smyth

Co-Director, Por Dinero
Filmmakers



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Now Appearing in Bucharest
Limited Capacity seats available

Now Appearing in Bucharest

Director: Robert Lawrence

TRT: 3:38

Country: United States/Romania

Logline: Bucharest may or may not be the Paris of the East, but it certainly is a daily dance between history and the present.


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Ode to the Port
Limited Capacity seats available

Ode to the Port

Director: Desiree Dawn Kapler

TRT: 4:37

Country: United States (Virginia)

Logline: A filmmaker poetically recalls her experience with childhood cancer.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


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Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Periphery
Limited Capacity seats available

Periphery

Director: Kimberly Burleigh

TRT: 00:04:53

Country: United States, Ohio

Logline: Periphery is a 3D computer animation featuring an excerpt from Sir Alfred Hitchcock’s film Stage Fright projected through a shape-shifting crystalline screen.  

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Regional Premiere


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

SWABS
Limited Capacity seats available

SWABS

Director: Christina Huff

TRT: 3:24

Country: United States (Mississippi)

Logline: A short experimental film that captures the feeling of an existential, macrocosm of the universe.

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Christina Huff

Christina Huff

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

The Trader
Limited Capacity seats available

Trader, The

Director: Manuel Alvarez Diestro, Sergio Belinchon

TRT: 12:06

Country: Spain

Logline: A successful stock trader decides to start a journey far from the trading floor.

OXFF Alum, Family Friendly, Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.


 




Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

Underbelly Up
Limited Capacity seats available

Underbelly Up

Director: Josh Yates

TRT: 4:27

Country: United States (South Carolina)

Logline:  An audio-visual threnody that occupies a reflexive space between nonfictional portraiture and ethnographic dreamscape. Inspired by the personal and collective trauma stemming from last year's devastating flood in South Carolina (October 2016).

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


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue

3:30pm CST

We R The World/Mold
Limited Capacity seats available

We R the World/Mold

Director: Dawn George

TRT: 6:45

Country: Canada

Logline:Close up, mold is an intricate mass of branching filaments and fruiting bodies creating a connected web.  When viewed from a distance mold loses its complexities and a more destructive nature is realized.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly.

 


Filmmakers
DG

Dawn George

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm CST
Newk's Conference Room (note: in print program says Shelter on Van Buren) 1301 University Avenue
 


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