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The Future Of Okie Film: Student Short Film Program
Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

The Future Of Okie Film: Student Short Film Program

Getting There

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 10 Min
Directed by Spencer Patton


SYNOPSIS: A young musician abandons his dreams to pursue other interests, but eventually finds that music has always been his purpose.


Burlington

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 10 Min
Directed by Anna Frieden


SYNOPSIS: Personal retellings of short stories in small town Oklahoma.


A Transmission From Oklahoma

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 3 Min
Directed by Zach Hurley


SYNOPSIS: A sort of quilt.


Perfect Profile

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 3 Min / OK Filmmaker
Directed by Lauren Bowman


SYNOPSIS: A closer look into the truth that lies beneath the perfect profile of a popular girl in high school and the silver lining between illusion and reality.


Unlucky Day

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 17 Min
Directed by Ethan Norvell


SYNOPSIS: After being kidnapped for witnessing a crime and nearly being killed by her captors, a woman sets off to take vengeance on her lover who left her for a younger woman.


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Narrative Short / Runtime: 20 Min
Directed by Kara Singleton


SYNOPSIS: A woman's tragic murder was oce the talk of the town. 10 years later, this missing person's case is revisited and the truth is revealed through the eyes of an unlikely witness.


The Library

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 6 Min / OK Filmmaker
Directed by Halle Frieden


SYNOPSIS: When Phillip's friends go missing, he begins researching to find that something is odd about their local library.


Okay

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 7 Min
Directed by Hayden Klein


SYNOPSIS: A dramatic short film covering an abusive relationship that hits a breaking point.


Film Boy

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 11 Min
Directed by Tyler Tush


SYNOPSIS: A film student trying to make a film.


Lights

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 6 Min
Directed by Matthew Hanisch


SYNOPSIS: After losing his way, a young man must reconcile his past mistakes if he hopes to reconnect with his parents and find the light in his life again.

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Zoe + Ari (Narr Short) / Soldier (Narr Short) / What We Know About Eddie (Doc Feature)
Oct
12
9:00 PM21:00

Zoe + Ari (Narr Short) / Soldier (Narr Short) / What We Know About Eddie (Doc Feature)

Zoe + Ari

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 10 Min
Directed by Rachael Meyers


SYNOPSIS: Zoe and Ari pack their bags to fly to Zoes's sister's wedding. As they decide what to bring, Ari learns the truth about what Zoe's family knows.


Soldier

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 27 Min
Directed by Bruce Becker


SYNOPSIS: A troubled teen meets a mysterious soldier and forges a deep friendship that changes his life's trajectory in a single day.


What We Know About Eddie

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Documentary Feature / Runtime: 40 Min
Directed by Markie Hancock


SYNOPSIS: A story of resilience and love despite the odds.

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Jesse Lott: Art and Activism (Doc Short) / You People (Narr Feature)
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Jesse Lott: Art and Activism (Doc Short) / You People (Narr Feature)

Jesse Lott: Art and Activism

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 28 Min
Directed by Cressandra Thibodeaux


SYNOPSIS: A look at internationally recognized Jesse Lott’s art, activism and his mentors. He is one of the co-founders of Project Row Houses and is highlighted in the National Museum of African American History in Culture. Film shot by twenty eight at-risk-teens during four documentary classes taught by the director and editor, Cressandra Thibodeaux.


You People

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Narrative Feature / Runtime: 94 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Laron M. Chapman


SYNOPSIS: An intelligent, white-washed black youth adopted by a Caucasian family has a crisis of ethnic identity while growing up in white suburbia with his urban culture obsessed, white best friend.

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American Short Film Program: A Little Bit Of Everything
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

American Short Film Program: A Little Bit Of Everything

The Scary Ham

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 15 Min
Directed by Sue Mroz


SYNOPSIS: Two middle-aged sisters sorting through 50 years' worth of family memorabilia reconnect, as they contend with their late father's beloved ham.


Martini Bombini O'Feeney Moonay

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Narrative Short/ Anim / Runtime: 6 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Gerard Mooney


SYNOPSIS: A hand drawn animation about an eight-year-old boy who builds his own hydrogen powered racecar to enter in the Big Race. When they find out he’s only eight, they turn him down. He doesn’t like that and decides to enter anyway.


Melt: A Smoking Story

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 9 Min
Directed by Jules Renault


SYNOPSIS: From Texas to Paris, smoking meat every day is their motto. A behind the scenes look of two Parisians and a Texas Pitmaster coming together with their love for barbecue


Granny Kills

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 5 Min / OK Ties
Directed by Wes DeHart


SYNOPSIS: A grandmother attempts to kill her annoying grandson.


Dear Sylvia

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 10 Min
Directed by Ruby Lanet


SYNOPSIS: Thirteen year old Shea deals with the small but consuming pains of adolescence by writing diary letters to Sylvia Plath.


Yous Got Somethin', Right There

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 4 Min
Directed by John Nunn


SYNOPSIS: Two friends try to have a nice meal.


Liquid Soul

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 13 Min
Directed by Allen Phillips


SYNOPSIS: Heartbroken and high from huffing gasoline, a psychotic fuel tanker driver plots revenge on the girl that broke his heart, her whole family, and their dog.


Dead Trail

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 5 Min / OK Ties
Directed by Max Federman


SYNOPSIS: Oklahoma Territory, 1897, two cavalry deserters flee pursuit of a Pinkerton, only to find something much worse waiting for them.


Monkey

Narrative Short / Runtime: 10 Min
Directed by Troy Lustick


SYNOPSIS: A Machiavellian/ Shakespearian plot, while meditating on the Americana obsession with football, adolescent homoeroticism, and the power of the female body on young men.


Red Hoodie

Narrative Short / Runtime: 27 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Drew Allen, Alex Allen and Hunter Cates


SYNOPSIS: After continually being bullied at school, Raymond tries to take matters into his own hands with results he may not have expected.

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Blue Smoke: A Folk History of Oklahoma's First and Finest Beer (Doc Short), and special short film previews of the following upcoming documentaries: The 100 Mile Run, and Nomad Cowboys
Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

Blue Smoke: A Folk History of Oklahoma's First and Finest Beer (Doc Short), and special short film previews of the following upcoming documentaries: The 100 Mile Run, and Nomad Cowboys

Blue Smoke: A Folk History of Oklahoma's First and Finest Beer

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 34 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Greg Singleton


SYNOPSIS: Immigrants working in Oklahoma's coal mines brought many traditions to Pittsburgh County at the turn of the century. One of their traditions resulted in a very famous and notorious beer. This documentary features the descendants of some of the original brewers of Oklahoma's "Choc Beer".


The 100 Mile Run

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 26 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Brock Harris


SYNOPSIS: Follow Ramsey Chahine as he parrallels his endurance with his artwork and his mission to improve his body and life attempting a 100 mile run in New York City.

Nomad Cowboys

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Documentary Feature / Runtime: 60 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Creed Garnick & Brock Harris


SYNOPSIS: A group of young cowboys get invited to be the very first American Kok Boru team.


 

 

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Out Of The Shadows: Postpartum (Doc Short) / Guardian of Angels (Doc Feature)
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Out Of The Shadows: Postpartum (Doc Short) / Guardian of Angels (Doc Feature)

Out Of The Shadows: Postpartum

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 6 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Brooke Allen


SYNOPSIS: Shedding light on a potentially deadly illness, Jennifer shares her struggle with the depression that followed the births of her first two children. This short documentary film follows Jennifer’s journey through the pregnancy and birth of her third child. Her candid and courageous story reveals the challenges of this common, debilitating illness.


Guardian of Angels

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Feature Doc / Runtime: 76 Min
Directed by Ensar Altay


SYNOPSIS: Can love give life? Mohamed Bzeek is a foster father who lives in Los Angeles and has looked after 80 terminally ill children, saving 70 of them from death.

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