BEST OF OXFORD FILM FEST TOUR COMES TO GRENADA
Oxford Film Festival will travel to four Mississippi towns in June, bringing the best films from the festival, which took place in February.
June 22 the tour will stop in Grenada, MS at First and Green. Oxford Film Festival is partnering with AfterGlow Film Festival for the free screening. Screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. showing Firemax, Otha Turner, All Are Welcome Here, The Fox and the Whale and Some Freaks. The screening will end at 9 p.m.
"We are so excited to take the Best of Oxford Film Fest tour around the state, "Executive Director Melanie Addington said. "I am also pleased to get to partner with AfterGlow Film Festival and First & Green as they are doing great things in Grenada!”
Donations for Oxford Film Festival and AfterGlow Film Festival will be accepted at the event.
LOGLINES & RUN TIMES
All Are Welcome Here is a short documentary on the Mississippi Coast's reaction to House Bill 1523 approved by Governor Bryant that gives people the right to discriminate against LGBTQ people based on their religious beliefs. The total run time for the film is 28 minutes and 26 seconds.
The Oxford community film Firemax features superheroes in the town of Oxford with no crime to fight. The run time for this film is 10 minutes.
The short documentary Otha Turner digs into the archives to take us back in time to Labor Day 1978. In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi. The documentary runs for 6 minutes and 2 seconds.
Some Freaks follows the love story of one-eyed high school senior Matt and 250 lb Jill. 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.
The Fox and the Whale is the tale of a curious fox who goes in search of an elusive whale. The film is 12 minutes and 13 seconds long.