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Friday, February 17
 

12:15pm CST

Don't Come Around Here
Limited Capacity seats available

Don't Come Around Here

Director: Navid Sanati

TRT: 1:35:21

Logline: When he learns that his father may not have much longer to live, Chuck goes back to the home he ran away from. There he must come to terms with his troubled brother Lenny, his own fears, and a secret he has been hiding for years.

Mississippi Premiere, FIlmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Plays Friday at 12:15 p.m./Oxford Conference Center; Friday at 3 p.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers
TM

Travis Mills

Director, Running Wild Films
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 12:15pm - 2:15pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.

12:45pm CST

Bareknuckle
Limited Capacity seats available

Bare Knuckle

Director: Wade Patterson

TRT: 16:00

Logline: The Boxer, a quiet man with a history of losing fights, comes to Mickey McDonnell begging to be put on a card, but the only thing he can offer the failed pugilist is an impossible match with Bruiser, an unbeaten brute twice the boxer's size, and if he loses then he owes Mickey twenty fights as payback.

Mississippi Premiere, OXFF Alum, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 12:45pm - 2:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

12:45pm CST

Prisma
Limited Capacity seats available

Prisma

Director: Coop Cooper

TRT: 9:13

Logline: A corporate promotional VHS tape from 1984 conceals a hidden signal which is said to grant increased health, longevity and psychic powers to those who watch it.  View at your own risk.

World Premiere, OXFF Alum, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Coop Cooper

Coop Cooper

A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Coop Cooper earned his BFA in Cinema at Southern Methodist University and an MFA in Screenwriting at the American Film Institute in Hollywood. He remained in Hollywood to pursue a career in screenwriting and write script coverage for production... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 12:45pm - 2:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

12:45pm CST

Telekinetic Tim
Limited Capacity seats available

Telekinetic Tim

Director: Chris Floyd

TRT: 13:18

Logline: A college student struggles to live with his new roommates, one of which claims to have telekinesis, the other a silent but loyal sidekick.

Mississippi Premiere,Family Friendly,  Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers
CF

Chris Floyd

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 12:45pm - 2:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

3:00pm CST

Bareknuckle
Limited Capacity seats available

Bare Knuckle

Director: Wade Patterson

TRT: 16:00

Logline: The Boxer, a quiet man with a history of losing fights, comes to Mickey McDonnell begging to be put on a card, but the only thing he can offer the failed pugilist is an impossible match with Bruiser, an unbeaten brute twice the boxer's size, and if he loses then he owes Mickey twenty fights as payback.

Mississippi Premiere, OXFF Alum, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.

3:00pm CST

Don't Come Around Here
Limited Capacity seats available

Don't Come Around Here

Director: Navid Sanati

TRT: 1:35:21

Logline: When he learns that his father may not have much longer to live, Chuck goes back to the home he ran away from. There he must come to terms with his troubled brother Lenny, his own fears, and a secret he has been hiding for years.

Mississippi Premiere, FIlmmaker is scheduled to attend.

Plays Friday at 12:15 p.m./Oxford Conference Center; Friday at 3 p.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers
TM

Travis Mills

Director, Running Wild Films
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

3:00pm CST

Prisma
Limited Capacity seats available

Prisma

Director: Coop Cooper

TRT: 9:13

Logline: A corporate promotional VHS tape from 1984 conceals a hidden signal which is said to grant increased health, longevity and psychic powers to those who watch it.  View at your own risk.

World Premiere, OXFF Alum, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Coop Cooper

Coop Cooper

A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Coop Cooper earned his BFA in Cinema at Southern Methodist University and an MFA in Screenwriting at the American Film Institute in Hollywood. He remained in Hollywood to pursue a career in screenwriting and write script coverage for production... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.

3:00pm CST

Telekinetic Tim
Limited Capacity seats available

Telekinetic Tim

Director: Chris Floyd

TRT: 13:18

Logline: A college student struggles to live with his new roommates, one of which claims to have telekinesis, the other a silent but loyal sidekick.

Mississippi Premiere,Family Friendly,  Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Narrative Short Block


 


Filmmakers
CF

Chris Floyd

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Oxford Conference Center 102 Ed Perry Blvd.

6:00pm CST

Gold Star
Limited Capacity seats available

Gold Star

Director: Victoria Negri

TRT: 1:30:21

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: After dropping out of Juilliard, Vicki drifts aimlessly between her family’s house in Connecticut and an itinerant existence in New York. When her father suffers a debilitating stroke, she has to become his primary caretaker. Vicki resists connecting with him, and making peace with herself, but finds a way forward thanks to a new friend and a life-changing event.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Panic Attack! Friday at 6 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Victoria Negri

Victoria Negri

Award-winning Brooklyn-based filmmaker. On the film festival circuit currently with "Gold Star," which I wrote, directed, produced, and star in opposite Robert Vaughn, in his last on-screen role. Winner of: Audience Award at Buffalo International Film Festival, and an Inaugural Kickstart... Read More →



Friday February 17, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

Ctrl-Z
Limited Capacity seats available

Ctrl-Z

Director: James Kennedy

TRT: 24:00

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: Ed is a hopeless romantic who invents a device allowing him an infinite amount of attempts to impress the girl of his dreams. hHowever, with each failed first impression he must kill himself before he can go back and try again.

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The Quirky Side


 


Filmmakers
JO

James Oldham

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

Death$ in a $mall Town
Limited Capacity seats available

Death$ in a $mall Town

Director: Mark Jones

TRT: 6:52

Country: United States (Tennessee)

Logline: A mayor has a unique way to revive the fortunes of his small town that had been losing citizens, businesses and tourist prior to his taking office.

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

The Quirky Side


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Mark Jones

Mark Jones

writer/director, 88/3rd productions
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

Goodbye Neenaw
Limited Capacity seats available

Goodbye Neenaw

Director: Donald Ian Black

TRT: 5:59

Country: United States (California)

Logline:  David and Jennifer are a brother and sister dealing with the recent and sudden loss of their grandmother who raised them from a young age in the absence of their parents. They are traveling deep into the California mountains to scatter Neenaw's ashes when a mishap occurs.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

The Quirky Side


 


Filmmakers
DB

Don Black

Goodbye Neenaw
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

He Could Have Gone Pro
Limited Capacity seats available

He Could've Gone Pro

Director: McGhee Monteith

TRT: 13:09

Country: United States (Tennessee)

Logline: When Debbie comes home for Christmas, she and her mother Gayle are forced to confront the truth about their family's past over a tense holiday lunch.

Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

The Quirky Side


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

Shy Guys
Limited Capacity seats available

Shy Guys

Director: Fredric Lehne

TRT: 8:16

Country: United State ( New Jersey)

Logline: Two strangers (2016 Tony winner Reed Birney and newcomer Blake DeLong) bring the laughs as they confront and resolve one of the most insidious scourges afflicting mankind - while standing at public urinals with their willies out.

Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The Quirky Side


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Fredric Lehne

Fredric Lehne

RTT Productions
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:15pm CST

Twinsburg
Limited Capacity seats available

Twinsburg

Director: Joe Garrity

TRT: 15:48

Country: United States (Ohio)

Logline: Jerry, sentimental about his fading twin identity, reunites with his reluctant brother Paul for a weekend of revelry at the world’s largest congregation of twins.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

The Quirky Side

 


Filmmakers
JG

Joe Garrity

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 8:15pm - 10:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

8:30pm CST

Kudzu Zombies
Limited Capacity seats available

Kudzu Zombies

Narrative Feature

Director: Mark Newton

TRT: 1:30:00

Logline: After a mysterious chemical transforms the citizens of Charleston into zombies, a mismatched group must fight for survival against the cannibalistic hordes.

World Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Screening Time: Friday, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, 3:15 p.m. Malco Oxford Commons



Moderators
avatar for Daniel

Daniel

Timothy Haug, Kudzu Zombies
Producer


Friday February 17, 2017 8:30pm - 10:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

10:30pm CST

Empty Bed
Limited Capacity seats available

Empty Bed

Director: Brandt Shandera

TRT: 7:04

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: In the dark of night, a mother searches for her son after finding his bed empty.

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The After Dark Side


 


Filmmakers


Friday February 17, 2017 10:30pm - 11:59pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

10:30pm CST

Feeding Time
Limited Capacity seats available

Feeding Time

Director: Matt Mercer

TRT: 13:00

Country: United States (California)

Logline: When a young woman fills in for her friend on a babysitting job, she begins to suspect things are not as they seem. She's right.

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The After Dark Side


 


Filmmakers
MM

Matt Mercer

Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 10:30pm - 11:59pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

10:30pm CST

From the Gut
Limited Capacity seats available

From the Gut

Director: Jay Hollinsworth

TRT: 12:28

Country: United States (Texas)

Logline: From the Gut is a short film that tells the tale of Gerald Lindsay, an outwardly normal guy-next-door who possesses the mysterious ability to vomit objects out of thin air.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The After Dark Side


 

 


Filmmakers
avatar for Jay Hollinsworth

Jay Hollinsworth

FIlmmaker, Hollinsworth Design + Motion
Filmmaker



Friday February 17, 2017 10:30pm - 11:59pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

10:30pm CST

The Escape
Limited Capacity seats available

Escape, The

Director: Fabian Pinilla

TRT: 11:09

Country: Colombia

Logline: Eddie is a prisoner in a clandestine factory. He tries to escape at all costs in order to avoid being processed and sold to the public as pork meat.

USA Premiere

The After Dark Side


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Fabian Pinilla

Fabian Pinilla

General Director, El Garaje Producciones



Friday February 17, 2017 10:30pm - 11:59pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd
 
Saturday, February 18
 

11:00am CST

To Keep the Light
Limited Capacity seats available

To Keep The Light

Director: Erica Fae

TRT: 1:28:00

Country: United States (New York)

Logline: Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in 19th century Maine.  When a mysterious stranger washes up on shore, secrets buried in deep waters come to light, and she is forced to confront both her past and her future.

Regional Premiere.

Plays with Fox and the Whale, Saturday at 1:15 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
EF

Erica Fae

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd

12:00pm CST

Chance
Limited Capacity seats available

Chance

Director: Jake Graf

TRT: 16:11

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: Trevor's life has become a void following the passing of his wife and long term companion, Doris. A chance encounter in the park with a mysterious stranger equally troubled by his own dark past jarringly reawakens him, and forces both men to once again start to live.

Regional Premiere, Family Friendly

Plays with How Love Won Saturday at noon/Malco


 


Filmmakers
JG

Jake Graf

Filmmaker



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

12:15pm CST

All the Birds have Flown South
Limited Capacity seats available

All the Birds Have Flown South

Director: Josh and Miles Miller

TRT: 1:38:00

Country: United States (Arkansas)

Logline: After the death of his overbearing Mother, a sheltered man attempts to win the affection of a degenerate waitress by caring for her terminally ill and abusive husband. Soon all three lives begin to unravel as obsession and disease consume them all.

Mississippi Premiere, OXFF Alum, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Rabbit Blood Saturday 12:15 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
Filmmakers
JM

Joshua Miller

Co-Director, All the Birds Have Flown South
Filmmakers



Saturday February 18, 2017 12:15pm - 2:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

12:15pm CST

Rabbit Blood
Limited Capacity seats available

Rabbit Blood

Director: Yagmur Altan

TRT: 4:36

Country: Turkey

Logline: Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.

Mississippi Premiere

Plays with All the Birds Have Flown South Saturday, 12:15 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
YA

Yagmur Altan

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 12:15pm - 2:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

2:30pm CST

The Happys
Limited Capacity seats available

The Happys

Director: Tom Gould, John Serpe

TRT: 1:27:17

Country: United States (California)

Logline: Twenty-one year old Tracy walks in on her newly minted 'movie star' boyfriend having sex with a man. After assessing her limited options, she returns to Mark with a deal if he agrees to marry her, she’ll forget the whole thing ever happened. The cast includes Janeane Garofalo and The Walking Dead's Melissa McBride, with an original score by Patrick Sansone (Wilco).

Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with A Doll’s Eyes on Saturday, 2:30 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 4 204 Commonwealth Blvd

2:30pm CST

Some Freaks
Limited Capacity seats available

Some Freaks

Director: Ian MacAllister-McDonald

TRT: 1:35:00

Country: United States (California)

Logline: When one-eyed high school senior Matt meets 250 lb Jill, he falls more in love than he ever thought possible. However, when graduation comes and Jill moves cross-country to go to college, she then loses over 50 lbs - much to Matt's surprise when he arrives to visit her. While Matt struggles to accept Jill's new body, Jill begins to question whether Matt is really the man she wants to date. As the distance widens between them, the characters are propelled onto a collision course with brutality and loss, forcing them to confront who they are, who they were, and who everyone thinks they're supposed to be.

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with Invisible Saturday at 2:30 p.m./Malco


 


Filmmakers
L

Lovell

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

4:45pm CST

Horizon
Limited Capacity seats available

HORIZON

Director: Stephan Elliott

TRT: 55:00

Country: Australia

Logline: Queer as Folk meets Sydney’s Oxford Street in an explosion of color and drama. In life, love and sex, what we crave is often at odds with who we are.

USA Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Plays with All Are Welcome Here, Saturday 4:45 p.m./Malco

 


Filmmakers


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

6:00pm CST

Arrow of Light
Limited Capacity seats available

Arrow of Light

Director: Christian Walker

TRT: 19:53

Country: United States (Louisiana)

Logline: Following the suicide of his best friend, a father takes his two young boys to pay a grisly but sweet homage.

OXFF Alum, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The Life Happens Side


 


Filmmakers
RW

Robert Walker

Director, Best Revenge Pictures
Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

6:00pm CST

Big City
Limited Capacity seats available

Big City

Director: Jordan Bond, Lachlan Ryan

TRT: 9:00

Country: Australia

Logline: Vijay, a lonely taxi driver who recently moved to Melbourne, picks up a stray drunk, Chris. Over the course of the night Chris experiences some of Vijay's nightly troubles, and Vijay learns to see the city in a new light.

Regional Premiere

The Life Happens Side


 


Filmmakers


Saturday February 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

6:00pm CST

Move Me
Limited Capacity seats available

Move Me

Director: Gabe Crate

TRT: 22:22

Country: United States (California)

Logline: While hiking in a forest, a couple find an inexplicably immobile stranger with an antique plaque chained around his neck that reads ‘Human Contact Moves Me.’

Mississippi Premiere, Filmmaker is scheduled to attend.

The Life Happens Side


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Gabe Crate

Gabe Crate

Move Me
Director | Writer | Producer



Saturday February 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

6:00pm CST

Stay
Limited Capacity seats available

STAY

Director: Ben Hyland

TRT: 20:28

Country: United Kingdom

Logline: Julian is struggling to come to terms with the death of his wife. One day, whilst sitting in his Chesterfield chair looking out of his window, he sees a dog and upon following is transported through memories from his life that spans all four seasons.

OXFF Alum, Regional Premiere, Family Friendly

The Life Happens Side


 


Filmmakers
BH

Ben Hyland

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

6:00pm CST

Step 9
Limited Capacity seats available

Step 9

Director: Leonora Pitts

TRT: 13:33

Country: United States (California)

Logline: Two friends, one in recovery and one decidedly not, set off on a road trip to make amends.

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

The Life Happens Side


 


Filmmakers
LP

Leonora Pitts

Filmmaker



Saturday February 18, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 2 204 Commonwealth Blvd

7:15pm CST

Anti Matter
Limited Capacity seats available

Anti Matter

Director: Keir Burrows

TRT: 1:14:00

Country: United Kingdom

Logline:  Anti-Matter is a sci-fi noir take on the Alice in Wonderland tale. Ana, an Oxford PhD student, finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who or what - is behind the rising horror in her life.

International Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Time:  Saturday at 7:15 p.m. Malco


 


Filmmakers
KB

Keir Burrows

Filmmaker.



Saturday February 18, 2017 7:15pm - 9:15pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd

7:30pm CST

Chasing Amy Screening and Panel
Limited Capacity seats available

Chasing Amy

Narrative feature

Director: Kevin Smith

TRT:  1 hour and 43 minutes

Country: United States

Logline: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay.

Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Time: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Gertrude Ford Performing Arts Center with panel discussion following.



Moderators
MB

Mark Bell

Moderator


Saturday February 18, 2017 7:30pm - 10:00pm CST
Ford Center 351 University Avenue

10:00pm CST

She's Allergic to Cats
Limited Capacity seats available

She's Allergic To Cats

After Dark Narrative Feature

Director: Michael Reich

TRT: 1:14:00

Country: United States (California)

Logline:  A lonely dog groomer searches for love but his true passion is making weird video art that nobody understands.  

Regional Premiere, Filmmaker scheduled to attend.

Paired with Itching, The

Time: Saturday, 10 p.m./Location: Malco Commons

Rating: For Mature Audiences


 


Filmmakers
avatar for Tony Schweikle

Tony Schweikle

Writer/producer, HAS III Entertainment
Writer/producer/director DGA I make movies, and I love doing it. See me at www.imdb.com



Saturday February 18, 2017 10:00pm - 11:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 1 Sponsored by MaxxSouth 204 Commonwealth Blvd
 
Sunday, February 19
 

3:30pm CST

Narrative Short and Feature Winner
Limited Capacity seats available

Winning films will be announced Saturday.

Sunday February 19, 2017 3:30pm - 5:45pm CST
Malco Commons Screen 3 204 Commonwealth Blvd
 


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