Monday, January 19, 2009

Press Release: Oxford Film Festival Releases Schedule

(Photo from: Food Fight, documentary feature -- Friday, February 6th, 8:35 p.m.)
January 12, 2009
Oxford, MS — The Oxford Film Festival introduces the lineup of films selected to screen in the sixth annual festival. In addition to the eight competition categories, the festival will present several special screenings. The 2009 Oxford Film Festival runs Thursday, February 5 to Sunday, February 8, 2009 in Oxford, MS at the Malco Studios.

“Once again we've got another great line up this year. We have a world premiere film as well as a couple of regional premieres. We are especially thrilled to be hosting many of the directors, producers and actors of these films and expect this year's festival to be the best yet,” said festival Co-Director Molly Fergusson.

“We are thrilled to bring these films to Oxford viewers first. We've got a good mix of films from documentary and narrative to music videos and experimental. There is something for everyone.”

For the 2009 Oxford Film Festival, 95 feature-length films were selected including 1 world premiere, 2 regional premieres, representing 14 countries.

The entire 2009 Oxford Film Festival program is now available on the Web site.

2009 Oxford Film Festival Sponsors
The 2009 Oxford Film Festival Sponsors help sustain not only the Festival but also the year-round programs of the non-profit festival. Their support is crucial to the mission of celebrating independent film. This year's Festival Sponsors include: Presenting Sponsors – Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau; Patron Level – Malco’s Oxford Studio Cinema, The University of Mississippi, Yoknapatawpha Arts Council; Festival Level – R & B Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts, Media Production, The University of Mississippi, Mississippi Film Office, New Colony Homes, Donna Ruth Roberts; and more.
Oxford Film Festival
Founded in 2003 as a project of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, the Oxford Film Festival is an independent non-profit 501c3 organization committed to celebrating the art of independent cinema. The Oxford Film Festival entertains and educates its participants, providing residents and visitors with the opportunity to watch independent films as well as to meet the filmmakers and learn from industry professionals. The variety of films and panels attracts filmgoers of all ages and backgrounds.
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