Oxford, Miss. – Oxford Film Festival will be hosting three screenings this October as part of their monthly film series. Screenings of of Masculinity/Femininity, Porches and Private Eyes and Rocky Horror Picture Show will be held.
Feature film Masculinity/ Femininity by Russell Sheaffer is screening for free on Thursday, October 20th at 7 p.m. the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi. This screening includes a Q&A with the director of the film, Russell Sheaffer. This film interrogates normative notions of gender, sexuality and performance.
Porches and Private Eyes is screening at the Powerhouse on October 21st at 7PM. The film about two women working to solve a mystery was filmed in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Director Travis Mills has said about the film screening, “Our experience filming and premiering Porches and Private Eyes in Mississippi has been inspiring and our opportunity to introduce our work to Oxford’s vibrant culture for the first time is very exciting.” Tickets for this screening are $10 and proceeds will go towards supporting the filmmaker and Oxford Film Festival. http://porchesandprivateeyes.bpt.me
The cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show will be screening on Halloween Night, October 31st at the Powerhouse and will serve as a fundraiser for the Oxford Film Festival. Doors will open at 9 p.m. and the show will start at 9:30 p.m. This film details the travails of a nice couple stranded in a creepy castle, a mix of fun musicals and horror in one film. This showing of The Rocky Horror Show will include props and a bar. Join Oxford Film Festival for terrible late night thrills on Halloween Night. Regular admission tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members, Movie and Bottomless Beer Cup admission tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Props can be purchases at the door for $5. http://rockyhorroroff.bpt.me
Details on all screenings can also be found at www.oxfordfilmfest.com.
ABOUT OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL
The Oxford Film Festival was founded in 2003 to bring exciting, new and unusual films (and the people who create them) to North Mississippi. The annual five-day festival screens short and feature-length films in both showcase and competition settings, including narrative and documentary features and shorts; Mississippi narratives, documentaries and music videos, and narrative, documentary, animated and experimental shorts. The festival is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.