Oxford Film Festival Lineup 2013

The Oxford Film Festival has announced their lineup for their Feb. 2013 festival.
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1.
The Discoverers (2012)
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A road movie about a dysfunctional family who embark on a Lewis and Clark re-enactment trek and discover themselves and each other in the process. (104 mins.)
Director: Justin Schwarz
 
2.
Come Morning (2012)
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Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives. (80 mins.)
Director: Derrick Sims
 
3.
Abuelas (2011 Documentary)
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In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother...
Director: Afarin Eghbal
 
4.
The Beard (2011 Short Film)
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An elderly Sikh who has been victimized as a result of his racial appearance struggles to deal with his given circumstances in the aftermath of the violent attack. (6 mins.)
Director: Yaz Rabadi
 
5.
Pictures of Superheroes (2012)
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Marie, after being dumped and fired on the same day, takes a job cleaning up after an overworked businessman... (70 mins.)
Director: Don Swaynos
 
6.
Crush (2011 Short Film)
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One woman's quest to find the perfect chair. (7 mins.)
 
7.
Flatland: The Movie (2007 Short Film)
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Based on Edwin Abott's book "Flatland", this is an animated film about geometric characters living in a two-dimensional world... (34 mins.)
 
8.
Tennessee Queer (2012)
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Religion, politics and gay pride clash in a small Tennessee town when out, proud and living in New York Jason Potts returns home to make life better for the LGBT teenagers. (90 mins.)
 
9.
Rebels: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss (2012 Documentary)
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On October 1, 1962 James Meredith became the first black student enrolled at the University of Mississippi... (58 mins.)
Director: Matthew Graves
 
10.
DeafBlind (2011 Short Film)
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'Ever had that feeling you're being watched?' A Deaf Blind woman has a man living in her house. She doesn't know he's there. What does he want? (16 mins.)
Director: Ewan Bailey
 
11.
30 Miles (2004)
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An act of kindness leads to the destruction of two lives in just thirty miles, when a hitchiker and his ride let down their guards and reveal intimate, dark secrets about their pasts. (80 mins.)
Director: Ryan Harper
 
12.
Der goldene Zweig (2012 Short Film)
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After a string of unsuccessful job interviews, out-of-work David realizes that someone is conspiring to keep him from finding employment. Based on a short story by Salman Rushdie. (25 mins.)
Director: Matthias Zucker
 
13.
Congratulations (2012)
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When Jim proposes to his girlfriend Bridget things go bad fast. (95 mins.)
 
14.
America 101 (2013 Short Film)
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One man's life becomes the lesson of the day when he takes a frenetic ride through his own twisted version of the American experience. (10 mins.)
 
15.
Crush 472 (2012 Short Film)
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Tim thinks he might just have found the girl of his dreams - again. (4 mins.)
 
16.
The Dark Companion (2011 Short Film)
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Howard (a puppet) has an existential crisis and nervous breakdown when he, and only he, can see his puppeteer... (14 mins.)
 
17.
Dinner with Holly (2012 Short Film)
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A young couple has a big plan to spice up their love life when their friend, Holly, comes over for dinner. (10 mins.)
 
18.
Double or Nothing (2012 Short Film)
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Clark and Becca leave a bar after a night out with friends. They pass a homeless man on the street, and Clark gets an idea. Adam Brody, Louisa Krause and Keith David star in this dark comedy by master playwright Neil LaBute. (11 mins.)
 
19.
Emergency Contact (2012 Short Film)
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Things get dicey when a woman reveals to her live-in boyfriend that she's listed him as her emergency contact. (7 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Ruggles
 
20.
The Hiccup (2012 Short Film)
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Two friends desperately trying to skip town find that an overheated radiator is the least of their problems. (10 mins.)
Director: Matt Smukler
 
21.
The Potential Wives of Norman Mao (2011 Short Film)
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Norman Mao is an overweight, and socially-awkward junior businessman from Hong Kong, who at the age of 33 is still a virgin and unwed... (9 mins.)
Director: Derek Nguyen
 
22.
Libre directo (2011 Short Film)
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Having turned 60, Adela is living a life she never wanted. She has no children, a husband who walks all over her and... (12 mins.)
 
23.
Pretty Monsters (2012 Short Film)
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Pretty Monsters is a dramatic short film that focuses on Ray and his 10 year old son, Buck, as they visit the small town where the father grew up... (14 mins.)
 
24.
Remake (2011 Video)
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A smash and grab robbery takes an unexpected twist when two thieves find themselves confronted with a haul they can't possibly carry. (7 mins.)
Director: Chris Tomkins
 
25.
Split Time (2012 Video)
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A man and a woman in their mid-thirties. Attractive, single and day-dreamer, they cross each other a million times without ever meeting. Yet, they are meant to be together. (4 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Bracq
 
26.
Tracer Gun (2012 Short Film)
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A little mistake turns into a living nightmare when Abby apologizes for a drunken kiss by giving the right gift to the wrong man. (16 mins.)
Director: Paul Grellong
 
27.
Why I Make Movies (2012 Short Film)
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A short explanation of one filmmaker's unsatisfying life at work and home but glamorous lifestyle when he's accepted into film festivals. (4 mins.)
Director: Sam Frazier Jr.
 
28.
Antenna (2012 Documentary)
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A history of the Antenna, Memphis' first punk rock club, and the musical explosion it inspired. (96 mins.)
Director: C. Scott McCoy
 
29.
Eating Alabama (2012 Documentary)
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In search of a simpler life, a young couple returns home to Alabama where they set out to eat the way their grandparents did - locally and seasonally... (62 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grace
 
30.
My Brooklyn (2012 Documentary)
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Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey as a Brooklyn 'gentrifier' to understand the forces reshaping... (85 mins.)
Director: Kelly Anderson
 
31.
An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland (2013 Documentary)
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The amazing true story of one white Southern woman's courage to choose her convictions and join the Civil Rights Movement... (91 mins.)
Director: Loki Mulholland
 
32.
Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself (2012 Documentary)
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He pitched to Willie Mays, suited up for the Celtics, stepped into the ring with Archie Moore and even... (89 mins.)
 
33.
Uprising (2012 Documentary)
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The inside story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its principal leaders and organizers... (85 mins.)
Director: Fredrik Stanton
 
34.
Boomtown (2012 Documentary)
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In 1875, the Horn Silver Mine was discovered in the red rock cliffs of southwestern Utah. The town of... (12 mins.)
 
35.
Camino, The Journey to Santiago (2012 Documentary)
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The short documentary 'Camino' is a film about a pilgrim's hike across Spain on the popular Camino de Santiago... (15 mins.)
 
36.
Grand Fugue on the Art of Gumbo (2011 Documentary)
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GRAND FUGUE ON THE ART OF GUMBO studies 'the baroque complexity of the South' through the musings of Mobile... (10 mins.)
 
37.
Reborning (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary short film about an artist who creates incredibly life-like dolls. (8 mins.)
 
38.
The Urban Herd (2013 Documentary)
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The story of how a small herd of goats in an inner city vacant lot brings joy and unity to a diverse community, and also leads to questions about the role of nature in the urban experience. (13 mins.)
Director: Sonja Alsofi
 
39.
Jamón (2013 Short Film)
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Jose is a teenage pig living in a Spanish town, and he is the only pig in his family. One day a new neighbour moves in next door, and Jose starts to come to terms with who he really is. (8 mins.)
Director: Iria López
 
40.
The Loop (2012 Short Film)
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The Loop is an allegorical tale of a man lost in an endless loop of orchard roads. The 28-minute short was shot in black & white... (29 mins.)
Director: Ian Wood
 
41.
Mayday (2012 Short Film)
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When an emergency crash landing leaves a young girl alone in the woods, she must defend herself against herself? (4 mins.)
Director: Trevor Jones
 
42.
Strings (2012 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
Director: Rik Cordero
 
43.
Dance Elephant Dance (2012 Short Film)
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Featuring a man in an elephant costume, 'Dance Elephant Dance' uses images of multiple elephants in outer space to portray a pachyderm's awkward desire to get his groove on. (4 mins.)
 
44.
Don't Break Down (2012 Short Film)
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This film is total garbage. (7 mins.)
Director: Matt Meindl
 
45.
Melt in the Shade (2011 Short Film)
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A visual metaphor of the filmmaker's journey to understand her roots after experience of cultural dislocation. (6 mins.)
Director: Kyoungju Kim
 
46.
Music for a Self-Transforming Machine (2012 Short Film)
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Aesthetic machine Virtual architecture Unfrozen music Inevitably Celestial music box Folds inside itself Recursive sculpture Fractal ego-boundary Chaos in motion. (4 mins.)
Director: Aaron Ross
 
47.
Rolling Stock (2012 Short Film)
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An experimental digital short film examining ideas of perception and subjectivity as two workers toil in a surreal factory. (8 mins.)
Director: Dan Inglis
 
48.
Slices of Clarity (2012 Short Film)
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Slices of Clarity, is a short experimental movie comprised of photographs, videos, and archival super 8mm film footage, that investigates the relationship between memory, landscape, and place through the lens of Alzheimer's Disease. (5 mins.)
Director: Brooke White
 
49.
April's Way (2011 Documentary)
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April defies the odds by living. But when she outgrows the school system and no adult day programming is available, her family must find a way for her to continue to thrive with meaningful work and relationships. (35 mins.)
 
50.
Genrevolt (2012 Short Film)
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Movie romance isn't all it's cracked up to be, as a couple discovers when they scramble to find the right genre for them. (10 mins.)
 
51.
Growing Our Own (2012 Documentary)
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High School students from all types of racial & socioeconomic backgrounds from all over Mississippi attend a 9 day seminar on race... (28 mins.)
 
52.
Mickle's Pickle (2012 Documentary)
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Mickle's Pickle tells the story of a small town pickle shop, its eccentric owner, and the theft of the store's beloved icon... (15 mins.)
Director: Nathan Willis
 
53.
Pizza Shop (2012 Documentary)
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A master pizzaiola, working in rural Mississippi, discusses his craft. (3 mins.)
Director: Ben Guest
 
54.
Third Shift (2012 Short Film)
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Elaine and Melinda are holed up in a small town diner. They've been on the run and are now pinned into a corner...
Director: Glenn Payne
 
55.
Grasshopper! (2012 Short Film)
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An average suburban housewife tries to stop her neighbor from going on a rampage after he witnesses a gruesome attack. (15 mins.)
 
57.
Tube (2012 Short Film)
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Melanie Moore has forgotten life without television. (25 mins.)
Director: Jordan Berger
 
58.
Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton (2012 Documentary)
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Why is it that Billy Bob Thornton, Dave Matthews, Peter Buck, Derek Trucks, Phish, Widespread Panic... (89 mins.)
 
59.
Tupelove (2012 Short Film)
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A businessman is led around Tupelo, Mississippi by a '50s tour guide showing him its connection to Elvis Presley. (16 mins.)