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Oak Cliff Film Festival announces 2019 programming






The Oak Cliff Film Festival is pleased to announce the eighth Annual Function of Function Programming Festival Edition, Sixth-9th June 2019 at the historic Texas Theater, Bishop Arts Theater Middle, Kessler Theater and lots of different places in Dallas's vibrant Oak Cliff space. The pageant also features the most effective venues of Oak Cliff's historic theater, and in addition highlights the world's common restaurants, bars and small companies. The objective is to introduce and grow the perfect unbiased and bold movie in and out of doors Texas. This yr's schedule consists of 28 films, 13 of which might be Texas's premiere this yr at the pageant. The pageant also consists of 36 brief movies, opening ceremonies and closing night time parties, cinematographic works, stay music occasions organized by E.B. Younger (with Eric Pulidon Midlake) and Jacob Metcalf, and more!

“Welcome to movie visitors and movie fans to another Oak Cliff Film Festival! Oak Cliff's versatile neighborhood is the perfect context for the versatile programming that the festival aims to present to new audiences, ”says Barak Epstein and Jason Reimer, Oak Cliff Film Festival

The Kicking off course of with this yr's opening film are leaders and stars Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe (Upright Residents Brigade) collaborating in the suburb of GREENER GRASS, the absurd satire of suburban American life. The screening is followed by a DJ collection made by maximalist electronic composer Dan Deacon.

Highlights of the extra pageant embrace: 35mm Screening of DRAGNET GIRL, a silent gangster pop drama by Ozun in 1933, featuring stay scores with deliberate ambient musician Coupler,

starring THE MOUNTAIN Jeff Goldblum as a well-known lobbyist in rural mental hospitals; STRONGE NEGOTIATIONS, a music documentary who finds Pedro Lion's chief David Baza on the street, throughout which he has turn into a reluctant prophet to young People struggling to reconcile their faith; plus A24 THE FAREWELL, Danny Boyle's YESTERDAY and the brand new mild from Sailor Bear manufacturing.

For the 2019 pageant, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has as soon as again collaborated with Austin Film Society, Sailor Bear, Tim Headington's Ley Line Leisure, and the Dallas Producers Affiliation supply filmmakers from North Texas who have grants for making films particularly. proudly capable of promote the $ 35,000 North American Pioneer Film Scholarship as a part of the 2019 AFS grant. These funds are reserved for brand spanking new filmmakers dwelling in the Dallas-Fort Value area with emphasis on underrepresented views.

See the composition of the Oak Cliff Film Festival 2019 under. A full schedule, including Shorts packages, is out there on-line.




Dir. Jocelyn DeBoer and Daybreak Luebbe

DFW PREMIERE – Directors Jocelyn DeBoer and Daybreak Luebbe Presents

Jill and Lisa stay in their good houses in an idyllic suburb with their joyful households. Their days are spent within the grocery commerce, the place style ideas and birthday parties are exchanged to praise their neighbors' kicks. When ladies desperately attraction to validation, they attempt to keep a pleasing and regular, even if issues are strange. They usually get strange. When Jill donates a newborn baby in an altruistic gesture, the paranoia crosses Jill when his fears and anxieties clear up shortly

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MOUNTAIN (USA), 106 min. 19659006] Dir. Rick Alverson

TEXAS PREMIERE – Writer Dustin Guy Defa

The yr is 1953. Andy, a younger, intravenous teenager, works as a Zambon driver in an ice rink the place his father is a superb skating instructor. Andy's mom is institutionalized. When Andy meets the well-known Lobotist Dr. Wallace Fiennes (Jeff Goldblum), his profession in a tragic recession, a ridiculous younger man joins a physician in rural psychological hospitals. When Fiennes desperately evangelises the lobbying procedure for business, Andy becomes enthusiastic concerning the patient and the daddy and is immersed in the surreal American New Age movement.

STRANGE NEGOTIATIONS (USA, 91 min) [19659006] Dir. Brandon Vedder

DFW PREMIERE – Director Brandon Vedder

When he has given up his long-standing evangelical Christian beliefs and walked away from the critically acclaimed band Pedro, Lion, David Bazan withdrew to a solitary life, a circling solo, struggling to construct his worldview and career up and making an attempt to help their household of four. The strange talks will find David on a decade of journey, throughout which he has develop into a reluctant prophet to younger People struggling to reconcile their beliefs, policies and doubts in the midst of the 2016 elections

THE FAREWELL (USA, 98 min) [19659006] Dir. Lulu Wang


After studying a beloved matriarch, the household doesn’t need to tell him concerning the analysis, but timed back the improvised wedding ceremony reunion again to China. The affected person and emotional writer Billi (Awkwafina) rebels towards his mother and father directive to remain in New York and joins the family when they’re making an attempt onerous on previous bonds, throwing a marriage that solely grandma actually expects and secretly say goodbye.

CASSANDRO, EXOTICO! (France, 73 min)

Dir. Marie Losier

TEXAS PREMIERE – Star Cassandro in Presence

After 26 years of round dives and tires, Cassandro, the star of gender-prone cross-products underneath the Mexican identify Exoticos, is way from retiring. However a dozen broken bones and metallic buttons on his body, he has now provide you with himself again.

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Dir. Chelsea Stardust

TEXAS PREMIERE – Director Chelsea Stardust attends.

In the new FANGORIA movie SATANIC PANIC: Pizza Delivery Woman at the Finish of her Financial Rope must struggle for her life – and her ideas – when her last night time's order seems to be a high society for Satanists who want a virgin sacrifice


Dir. Jodie Mack


A postcard developed from society. Bringing nationwide objects to life to interpret the place by way of supplies, THE GRAND BIZARRE describes the nation of pattern, labor and overseas experience [-] [s]. The figurine parade in the pop music scene in the image and panorama via the coding topologies. Within the collage of textiles, tourism, language and music, the following elements, methods, and samples investigate the recurring motives and the action of their metamorphoses within the international financial system

YESTERDAY (UK, 112 min)

Dir. Danny Boyle


Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a small English seaside town whose fame is shortly forgotten, although his childhood greatest good friend, Ellie, is a robust devotion and help (Lily James). Then, after a mysterious international energy outage following the complicated bus event, Jack wakes as much as notice that The Beatles have by no means existed – and he really has a really difficult drawback. By performing songs from the most important band in history for a world that has by no means heard of them, and slightly assist from a steel-like American representative, Debrecen (Kate McKinnon), Jack's fame explodes. But when his star rises, he threatens to lose Ellie – the one that all the time believed in him. At the door between previous life and his new closure, Jack must return to where he once belonged, and prove that all the things you want is love.


Dir. Lynn Shelton


When Cynthia & Mary (Jillian Bell & Michaela Watkins) gather Cynthia's legacy from her lifeless grandfather, the only item she has acquired is an antique sword that her grandfather believed to be a proof that the South gained the Civil Warfare . Two attempts to dismantle an object curmudgeonly for a pawn proprietor (Marc Maron) and his man's youngster sidekick Nathaniel (Jon Bass). When Mel and Nathaniel observe the black marketplace for the remnant, these two couples are reluctantly becoming a member of forces to sell this uncommon “word preparation” to the very best bidder. The adventure that follows them takes them from 4 wild journeys to the depth of conspiracy concept and depth of southern disappointment


Dir. Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra


This docu thriller tells the true story of the younger immigrants arrested by Border Patrol and placed in the shadow of a non-profit detention middle. Marco and Viri are members of the Nationwide Youth Alliance for Immigrants, a gaggle of radical dreamers whose mission is to stop expulsions. And one of the best place to stop expulsions, they consider, is arrested. Nevertheless, when Marco and Viri try to tug their thighs – a type of "prison" within the opposite – things don't go as deliberate. Weaving together a documentary film about real intruders with scripted rearrangements in prisons, THE INFILTRATORS tells this extremely actual story in a cross-border new movie language.


Dir. Daniel Laabs

DFW PREMIERE – Director Daniel Laabs present

Maya has only just lately risen to full adulthood, but already there’s so much about her life, which feels preliminary, half. Nevertheless, his relationship together with his girlfriend Jules is thrilling, however it is more than a thriller. Surrounded by free spirits, he needs to be tied. His hesitation stops as quickly as the accident leaves him crushed and Jules virtually comatose. The assistance comes from Freddy, a hard consuming oil area monitor whose private will can get up to both.


AFTER YOUNG PEOPLE (Chile / Brazil / Netherlands / Argentina / Qatar, 110 min)

Dir. Dominga Sotomayor Castillo


Summer time 1990. A New Dawn of the Submit Dictatorship in Chile. In the mountains, the municipality of like-minded idealists has determined to reside in harmony with the nation. But the outdoors world is disturbing. Sofia, by the grownup, needs to be unbiased, in love and stay within the metropolis together with her singer mom. This atmospheric drama awakens the turbulent emotions of the obscure promise of progress and childhood and utopia



Dir. Jennifer Reeder


An inexperienced native sheriff explores the disappearance of a young woman in the midst of the countryside. The nervousness of fears and doubts among small cities destroys some relationships and strengthens others. This Mystical Teen Noir presents growing older as a lifelong course of and examines the profound effect of grief when young individuals expertise loss of guilt when their mother and father are confronted with adult deficits

GREAT LAMP (USA, 77 min)

Dir. Saad Qureshi

TEXAS PREMIERE – Director Saad Qureshi with presence.

Max wheat pastes from his lifeless grandmother, Howie listens to fountains and scholarships, and Gene lives out of his automotive in exile when everybody discovers the prophetic coming of the seeming rocket launch in painful kaleidoscope pain and friendship.

HAM ON RYE (USA, 85 min)

Dir. Tyler Taormina

TEXAS PREMIERE – Director Tyler Taormina Presence.

The unusual race through which an area deli travels defines the teenage era's destiny, which leads some to flee to their suburbs and others. [19659006] Mild from Mild (USA, 82 min)

Dir. Paul Harril

TEXAS PREMIERE – Producer Group and Director Paul Harril Participate

Shelia, one mom and typically a mystical researcher, is requested to research a attainable "scourge" in a widow's farmhouse in East Tennessee. After she hadn't studied herself, Shelia takes a take a look at Owen, her youthful teenage son and one in every of her classmates, a brilliant woman named Lucy. Along with Shelia, the widow and two youngsters try to understand the mystery


Dir. Adam Egypt Mortimer

DFW PREMIERE – Director Adam Egypt Mortimer participates.

The traumatized 8-year-old Luke awakens an imaginary pal, Daniel, who leads them into the fantasy and creativeness world. When Daniel tips Luke to do one thing horrible, Luke is pressured to lock him out. Twelve years later, Luke brings again Daniel – and he now seems to be like an enthralling, manipulative younger man with a terrible secret agenda


Dir. Jessica Oreck


A war-free Russian winter, the town is starving to dying. Despite their starvation, Alyssa and Maksim work heroically to preserve the treasures of the world's most essential seed banks – treasures which might be key to the future of their country's food supply – though its vitamin might imply their survival.


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Dir. Matt Wolf


Marion Stokes recorded secret television 24 hours a day for 30 years since his demise in 1975. Marion taping was a form of activism to seek out the reality, and he believed that a complete archive of media value can be invaluable to future generations. His visionary and crazy venture virtually tore his household apart, however now 70,000 VHS tapes are digitized and are on-line searches.


Dir. Eric Mahoney


This feature-length documentary examines the 90's elementary Brainiac Dayton, OH and its artistic power from Tim Taylor. Just some days earlier than signing a serious report deal, Taylor was killed in a wierd automotive accident, the place his family, pals and followers acquired the track. The film celebrates the life and creativity of one of the non-rock heroes and the way individuals deal with excessive and sudden losses and modifications in life.


Dir. Garret Worth

TEXAS PREMIERE – Director Garret Worth Presence

Anton Yelchin left a everlasting legacy as an actor in movie and tv. Together with his movie and different writings, his photographs, his unique music and his family, pals and colleagues, this film doesn’t just take a look at Anton's spectacular profession, however the wider portrait. Love, Antosha examines his success and his struggles, and allows viewers to grow to be acquainted with this distinctive human being, which the world has been cheated upon seeing as previous.


Dir. Linda Goldstein Knowlton


A gaggle of Tween women singing in megaphones, marching in San Francisco in March. Fists clenched excessive, they wear brown berets and vests that introduce colourful characters like "Black Lives Matter" and "Radical Beauty". Meet radical monarchs, a gaggle of young women who are coloured in front of social justice. In Oakland, a deep history of social justice actions, the movie documented the journey of the group, as they deserve signs that fulfill the models, together with the LGBTQ ally, preserving the setting and the justice of the disabled. Two onerous ladies out of a colourful lady are adopted once they face the problem of rising their organization, each earlier than and after the 2016 elections.

OTHER MUSIC (USA, 85 min) – Special Document Store DNA

Dir. Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller

TEXAS PREMIERE – Administrators Puloma Basu and Rob Hatch-Miller attended

Other music was not just a document store within the village. It was a spot the place a era discovered groundbreaking artists who turned larger than the life icons within the music picture. It was the destination for music lovers, musicians and business representatives to type bands and start a profession. Different music was and is a logo of unbiased music. It was a place the place not only the illuminators of unbiased music have been illuminated, however it was additionally an incredible affect on the music scene in New York. The film chronicles the store's 20-year historical past of bands like Animal Collective, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Interpol, TV On Radio and more. As retail shops proceed to disappear, the film is an example of how the group and spirit of one of many beloved unbiased document outlets reside.

PAHOKEE (USA, 112 min)

Dir. Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan

DFW PREMIERE – Administrators Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan Take part

Four High Faculty College students, Na & # 39; Kerria, Jocabed, Junior, and BJ, Starting an Elder Pahoke, a small Florida town by Lake Okeechobee . Teenagers navigate all the typically exciting, typically cracked rituals once they make in-depth selections about their future. As they do, the strain of Pahoke's financial hardship is closely weighing on their shoulders – the group has set all aspirations for the subsequent era.


AMERICAN MOVIE (USA, 1999, 107 min) [19659006] Dir. Chris Smith

35mm Print

The Oak Cliff Film Festival is pleased with the fact that this cult-favorite doc is being carried out on the 20-year display. AMERICAN MOVIE is a filmmaker Mark Borchardt, his mission and goals. AMERICAN MOVIE has over two years of intense wrestle together with his movie, household, financial recession and psychological disaster, and exhibits ambition, obsession, additional and one man's aspiration to the American dream.

DRAGNET GIRL Association (Japan, 1933, 100 min)

Dir. Yasujirō Ounces

New Refurbishment – Reside Rating by and by Coupler Band.

Japanese filmmaker Yasujirō Ounces is greatest recognized for his invaluable meditative home dramas since World Warfare II. However through the first decade of the Shochiku studios, the place he started many genres, he performed a trio of exactly embedded, magnificent photographs and customised silent crime movies concerning the wishes, goals and love of small-time robberies. American Movies Ounces beloved the influences of narration and visual type, these films are revealing early examples of his cinema. Kazuko, the sweetly adorned older sister of a newly started young hoodie, which awakens Jojin's otherwise endurance, miniature, Tokiko, jealousy. DRAGNET GIRL is effortlessly cool performances and visible ingenuity, and it’s Yasujirō Ounces's Bravura work.

The change is Nashville's deliberate music, led by Ryan Norris (Lambchop). IRON GIANT (USA, 1999, 130 min)

Dir. Brad Fowl

* FREE External Screening

A younger boy is making buddies with an outer area big robotic, a paranoid authorities spokesman who needs to destroy BAFTA Youngsters's award-winning film written by Texas filmmaker Tim McCanlies. Iron Big can also be the first function and have of Brad Hen (The Incredibles, Ratatouille) before the Groot Vin Diesel sound. We dare to hold your tears with the Iron Big Ascents "I'm not a gun."

WALDEN: REEL 1 (USA, 1969, 43 min)

Dir. Jonas Mekas

16mm Print

Walden was Mek's first diary and was edited as a picture assortment that was collected

between 1964 and 1969.

FUSES (USA, 1967, 22 min)

Dir. Carolee Schneeman

16mm Print

Silent film concerning the collection and painted sequences of affection by Schneemann and his then

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The Oak Cliff Film Festival was established in 2012 as a regional movie pageant in the Oak Cliff area of ​​Texas. The pageant has been acknowledged for its well-known sources, similar to The New York Occasions, the Film Journal and the Moviemaker Journal. The Oak Cliff Film Festival is the 501 three (c) primary program of the Oak Cliff Film Society. The Oak Cliff Film Festival, headquartered in the legendary Texas theater, has the perfect Oak Cliff historical theater venues, highlights the world's widespread restaurants and bars, and goals to showcase and develop probably the most unbiased and bold movies from all over Texas and beyond. For extra info on the Oak Cliff Film Festival or its composition, please go to or comply with us at @filmoakcliff.

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