Oak Cliff 2014 Preview: BUZZARD, FIGHT CHURCH, LIMO RIDE, Repertory Titles, And More
The third annual Oak Cliff Film Festival, a celebration of all things independent, starts tonight, June 19, and runs through June 22. The opening night presentation is To Be Takei, a documentary about actor / activist George Takei, directed by Jennifer M. Kroot and Bill Weber.
Held in the North Oak Cliff neighborhood in Dallas, Texas, the festival will take place at the historic Texas Theatre, the Kessler Theater, the Bishop Arts Theater, and other nearby venues. It's a long-established neighborhood that's been revitalized in recent years by a growing arts community, and the festival reflects that combination of the old and the new, with a keen awareness of its important place in the local scene and a desire to connect with the world at large.
This year's festival pays tribute to pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge and features an impressively-curated selection of narrative films, documentaries, and repertory screenings. We've picked our favorites below, either those we've already seen or those that look the most promising; click through the gallery to see them all. And more information is available at the official festival site.
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