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  • Circle Cinema - Theater 3 10 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK, 74104 United States (map)

The Nuclear Blasts from the Past

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NARRATIVE SHORT / Runtime: 5 min. / Oklahoma Ties
Directed by Alex Allen, Drew Allen

SYNOPSIS: While the United States government preforms nuclear tests in the early '60s, three scientist are accidentally blasted forward in time to 2016, and must come to grips with the stark reality of the future.



DOCUMENTARY SHORT / Runtime: 19 min. / Oklahoma Ties / Native Film
Directed by Mark D. Williams

SYNOPSIS: Peyton "Beans" Factor is just like every other kid, except that as an eight year old championship golfer she's already hit the radar of top college athletic programs.

I Like JD


DOCUMENTARY SHORT / Runtime: 3 min. / Oklahoma Ties
Directed by Nathan Poppe, Travis Tindell

SYNOPSIS: Why did Lorna Dixon travel more than 4,000 miles to see JD McPherson? This mini-doc follows the 26-year-old music enthusiast as she takes two trains, three planes and a cab ride to get from Corby, England, to Guthrie, Oklahoma just to see Broken Arrow’s JD McPherson perform live.

Samantha Crain

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DOCUMENTARY SHORT / Runtime: 7 min. / Oklahoma Ties / Native Film
Directed by Allison Herrera, Jeremy Charles

SYNOPSIS: Samantha Crain's music is equal parts folksy Americana, social commentary, and storytelling.

Yes, We're Open


NARRATIVE SHORT / Runtime: 14 min. / Oklahoma Ties
Directed by Yousef Kazemi

SYNOPSIS: A story about an unlikely friendship between a convenience store owner and a shy, young girl.

La Mercancia


NARRATIVE SHORT / Runtime: 13 min. / Oklahoma Ties
Directed by Rogelio Almeida

SYNOPSIS: Bruno embarks on an unknown and dangerous journey to help his sister Mariana raise money for their ailing mother's much needed surgery.



NARRATIVE SHORT / Runtime: 4 min. / Oklahoma Ties

Directed by Brannon Bain

SYNOPSIS: Rivalry over an important role draws two Thespians into unexpected conflict.

Alma Avira


NARRATIVE SHORT / Runtime: 12 min. / Oklahoma Ties / Native Film
Directed by Kyle Kauwika Harris

SYNOPSIS: A woman awaits the return of her husband, away at war.

Even in Death


CATEGORY / Runtime: 11 min. / Oklahoma Ties
Directed by Zachary Davis

SYNOPSIS: Jonah, a young boy living in New Orleans is about to experience a loss in his family. Faced with grief, Jonah is visited by the Grim Reaper and is taken on a charming adventure through New Orleans.

Dig It If You Can

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CATEGORY / Runtime: 20 min. / Oklahoma Ties / Native Film
Directed by Kyle Bell

SYNOPSIS: The story behind the art of Steven Paul Judd.

Earlier Event: October 15
Te Ata - FREE
Later Event: October 15
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid