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Okie Short Films

  • Circle Cinema, Theater 2 10 S Lewis Ave Tulsa, OK, 74104 United States (map)


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Documentary Short / Runtime: 18 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Ethan Cooper

SYNOPSIS: This documentary follows Oklahoma teacher Kelly Albright as she runs for political office in the wake of the 2018 teacher walkout.

The Grid At Coal HIll

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 7 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Dwight Chalmers

SYNOPSIS: An eerie work, best described in the director's own words - "Life after the machine has left your town, all that remains is a memory of the grid."

The Stand-In

Narrative short / Runtime: 18 Min / LGBTQ, Okie Ties
Directed by Yousef Kazemi

SYNOPSIS: With the help of a stand-in mother, Bryan comes to terms with his biological mother's refusal to attend his wedding to his partner Jack.

Plato's Ship of State

Narrative short / Runtime: 10 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Connie Fawcett

SYNOPSIS: An adaptation of an excerpt from Plato's most influential book, The Republic, this short shows Socrates using his method to win over his students.


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Narrative short / Runtime: 16 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Ethan Cooper

SYNOPSIS: The celebration of a perfect bank heist is cut short by the revelation of one simple mistake that pits thief against thief.

Faces of the 47th: The Art of Activism

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Documentary short / Runtime: 53 Min / Okie Ties
Directed by Cacky Poarch

SYNOPSIS: To call attention to Oklahoma's national ranking of 47th in education funding, artist Sarah Agee organizes a massive, statewide art installation of public-school student portraits.