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OKIE STUDENT SHORTS (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

OKIE STUDENT SHORTS (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)

OKIE STUDENT SHORTS

NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS / Runtime: 112 min.


BREATHE

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 10 min.

Directed by CODY WILSON


SYNOPSIS: The story of an athlete's unfaltering quest to become an Olympian.


BEARDS

NARRATIVE / Runtime: 10 min. / MOCKUMENTARY

Directed by MARCUS YOUNG


SYNOPSIS: A mockumentary exploring the beard epidemic in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


OUR HOME

DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 11 min.

Directed by BUNEE TOMLINSON


SYNOPSIS: What do a near death experience and eight orphans have in common? A home that changed the course of their lives forever.


FROM THE WATER TO THE WOODS: THE CHOCTAW STORY

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 14 min.

Directed by LOGAN CROSSLEY


SYNOPSIS: Choctaw culture keepers share their heritage through storytelling.


AS SHE GOES

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 7 min.

Directed by AUDREY KURTZ


SYNOPSIS: A young woman with social anxiety meets her boyfriend's family for the first time.


OUT FROM SMOKE & ASH

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 22 min. / EXPERIMENTAL

Directed by LISANDRO BOCCACCI


SYNOPSIS: In 1921, the Tulsa, Oklahoma neighborhood of Greenwood was one of the most affluent all-black communities in America. Using a mix of storytelling approaches, Out From Smoke & Ash contemplates the riot that devastated Greenwood, and its impact on a community.


CIRCUS CITY, USA

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 38 min.

Directed by ADAM WRIGHT


SYNOPSIS: Since the early 1940s, more than 20 circus companies have made their home in Hugo, Oklahoma. The town's unique history has earned it the nickname of Circus City, USA, and a population that is comprised of clowns, characters, and charmers.

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(FREE) NATIVE SHORTS (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)
Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

(FREE) NATIVE SHORTS (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)

NATIVE SHORTS

NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS / Runtime: 93 min.


MY SOUL REMAINER

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 6 min.

Directed by NANOBAH BECKER


SYNOPSIS: The music video for Laura Ortman’s passionate ‘My Soul Remainer’ roars from the mountain tops with impressionistic imagery inspired by the elements.


DISLOCATION BLUES

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 17 min.

Directed by SKY HOPINKA


SYNOPSIS: Reflections on time spent with the water protectors in Standing Rock.


IN THE BEGINNING WAS WATER AND SKY

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 13 min.

Directed by RYAN WARD


SYNOPSIS: In parallel stories, two Chippewa children navigate the dark corners of American history trying to find their way back to a home that may be lost forever.


COYOTE STORY

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 5 min.

Directed by DANIEL SEMAN


SYNOPSIS: The Ojibwe story of how a sly coyote gets his meal by playing a trick on unsuspecting ducks.


RAVEN

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 11 min.

Directed by RAZELLE BENALLY


SYNOPSIS: A young woman contemplates a dark path after a painful loss until she has a dreamlike encounter deep in the woods .


CREE CODE TALKER

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 14 min.

Directed by ALEXANDRA LAZAROWICH


SYNOPSIS: Charles ‘Checker’ Tomkins fought in the Second World War, and served as a Cree Code Talker with the United States Air Force. As with other indigenous languages, Cree was used to transmit crucial military communications, and proved a vital secret weapon in combat.


METAL ROAD

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 27 min.

Directed by SARAH DEL SARONDE


SYNOPSIS: For decades, thousands of Navajos have worked the railroads, maintaining the trans-continental network. Metal Road follows three Navajo railroaders as they leave their homeland to replace aging tracks under extreme weather conditions.

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SHORT PROGRAM 2 (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)
Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

SHORT PROGRAM 2 (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)

SHORT PROGRAM 2

NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS / Runtime: 89 min.


CATS WANT TO BREAK FREE

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 8 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by DRAYKE HORNIG


SYNOPSIS: A cat, in a video, gives a tutorial about making cat videos. But when he tires of this job, he must BREAK FREE.


PANIC ATTACK!

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 3 min.

Directed by EILEEN O'MEARA


SYNOPSIS: You know the nagging thoughts that start with "Did I leave the coffee on?" and turn into "Am I pregnant with a devil-baby”? This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.


WE TOGETHER

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 7 min.

Directed by HENRY KAPLAN


SYNOPSIS: A short film about a zombie who comes to remember the person who he used to be.


I LOVE YOU LIKE SCIENCE

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 7 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by MAT MILLER


SYNOPSIS: A poem from a broken heart.


MUTT

NARRATIVE / Runtime: 13 min.

Directed by ERIN SANGER


SYNOPSIS: A family's plan to stage an intervention unravels.


KOJO

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 14 min.

Directed by MICHAEL FEQUIERE


SYNOPSIS: Twelve-year-old jazz drummer Kojo Odu Roney reflects on his tireless work ethic, learning from his mentor and father, saxophonist Antoine Roney, and the current state of jazz music.


THE COLLECTION

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 11 min.

Directed by ADAM ROFFMAN


SYNOPSIS: Two friends stumble upon the holy grail of movie memorabilia in the most unlikely of places.


GIRTY FAMILY SINGERS

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 6 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by JEREMY CHARLES

Produced by FireThief Productions and Cherokee Nation Businesses


SYNOPSIS: For generations, the Girty family has shared and passed down Cherokee songs.


TWO LANE

NARRATIVE / Runtime: 13 min. LOCAL TIES

Directed by JAKE LURVEY


SYNOPSIS: An old man and a boy meet on the road to Tulsa.


SWIMMING IN THE DESERT

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 15 min.

Directed by ALVARO RON


SYNOPSIS: In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce, a ten-year-old girl challenges her grandfather, to follow a crazy plan that will bring water back to the dry river.

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SHORT PROGRAM 1 (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)
Oct
11
7:45 PM19:45

SHORT PROGRAM 1 (Narrative & Documentary Short Films)

SHORT PROGRAM 1

NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS / Runtime: 96 min.


BUTCH: LEGEND OF LANGSTON

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 19 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by DAVID TESTER & CHRISTOPHER HUNT


SYNOPSIS: Set in Langston University, the nation's westernmost HBCU (historically black college or university), Butch: Legend of Langston explores the many myths, stories, and legends of a man who has lived on campus since 1961.


THE BULLETEERS

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 9 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by KYLE ROBERTS


SYNOPSIS: When a quirky but deadly outlaw returns to town, it's up to a masked hero to gather a group of misfits to save the townspeople from the wrath of Todd.


U R a DIAL TONE

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 10 min.
Directed by LAUREN KINSLER


SYNOPSIS: Sylvia loves her job as a sign language interpreter, where she makes phone calls for deaf people. Sure, sometimes she gets too emotionally involved and a computer glitch sucks her into her callers’ lives, but who doesn’t break the rules every now and then?

TYLER

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 7 min.

Directed by ANDY KOEGER/DAN FRATZ


SYNOPSIS: A young woman in present-day New Orleans undergoes an unusual physical transformation.


ESTRELLA

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 11 min.

Directed by BRANDON HUGO ARROYO


SYNOPSIS: A daughter learns to love the creativity her mother left behind.


LITTLE POTATO

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 14 min.

Directed by WES HURLEY


SYNOPSIS: Wes Hurley's autobiographical journey of growing up gay in the Soviet Union before and after the fall of communism, and how life changed with his eventual immigration to America.


PORK.0

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DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 17 min.

Directed by BRETT KUXHAUSEN


SYNOPSIS: Carl Blake is on a quest: to breed the perfect pig, and to turn the American pork system on its heels by producing some of the tastiest and happiest pigs in the country.


LUNCH LADIES

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NARRATIVE / Runtime: 19 min. / LOCAL TIES

Directed by J.M. LOGAN


SYNOPSIS: Two burnt out high school lunch ladies do whatever it bloody takes on their quest to become Johnny Depp's personal chefs.


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