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Visit Oxford Presents the Oxford Film Festival Lineup for 2014

Oxford Film Festival releases the 2014 lineup of films for the festival to be held February 6-9, 2014.

Oxford, MS, December 11, 2013 --( The festival is proud to present the lineup for the 2014 film festival to be held February 6-9, 2014. This year’s festival includes 78 films ranging from animation, experimental, documentary, narrative, features and shorts and a wide range of Mississippi films. Additional films will be announced as they become available. All films are listed with their director.

All films are in competition for the Spirit of the Hoka award except for the special screenings category which are out of competition films. The Hoka is presented on the Saturday night of the festival at a public awards ceremony and celebration.

The community film, Killer Kudzu, will have its world premiere on Thursday, Feb. 6 and will play several other times throughout the festival. Directed by Oxford filmmaker Meaghin Burke, the film tells the story of how a town must come together when a mutant vine tries to take over. The community film is out of competition and is produced by the Oxford Film Festival each year to allow locals the chance to be part of the filmmaking experience. A schedule of events will be posted in January.

Tickets for the festival are currently on sale at

Narrative Feature

Juli Jackson

Charlie, an artist who seeks a connection between her work and her deceased father's music, teams up with Louie, an obsessive record collector. Together they scour the South in search of the elusive 45 that hails from the heyday of '60s garage rock.

Being Awesome
Allen C. Gardner

Ten years after graduating, Teddy and Lloyd are both hopelessly depressed. At their high school reunion, the pair strike up a friendship and later decide that they have to turn things around. Believing that they've overcomplicated their lives, they decide to break things down to basics and set a very clear, 'simple' goal for themselves: to be awesome.

Bob Birdnow's Remarkable Tale of Human Survival and the Transcendence of Self
Eric Steele

When invited by an old friend (Robert Longstreet, Take Shelter) to speak to a struggling sales team at a conference, Bob Birdnow (played by Barry Nash, Dallas-based stage veteran and on-air talent coach for CNN, ESPN, and NBC) reluctantly agrees. Bob's attempt to say something motivational takes an unexpected turn when, forced off script and desperate, he begins the one story he'd hoped he'd never have to tell.

Father-Like Son
Mac Alsfeld

After the sudden death of Clark’s father, his mother quickly remarries a man of the same age as her 24-year-old son...who is hell-bent on raising Clark as his own child.

Ronnie Gunter

In this dark comedy, redneck comedian Roman Clower decides to walk away from his successful stand-up career and return to his hometown in South Carolina to take on the part of Hamlet in a community theatre.

Teddy Bears
Thomas Beatty and Rebecca Fishman

Teddy Bears is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend Andrew heal from the loss of his mother. The friends plan a week of laughter and rejuvenation. Andrew plans a therapeutic orgy.

For the full listing of films, visit

The Oxford Film Festival is a 501c3 non-profit festival and would not be possible without the help of our generous sponsors. Visit Oxford presents this year's Oxford Film Festival with support from Donna Ruth Roberts, Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, Mississippi Film Office, Mississippi Development Authority, Mississippi Arts Commission and many more.
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