The Oxford Film Festival will be showcasing some of the best films from this year’s 16th annual festival in Ocean Springs starting May 24th through the 26th featuring live music from 5:00pm-7:30pm. Film screenings will be from 7:30-10 pm. The event will take place on the lawn of The Greenhouse on Porter
SATURDAY NIGHT LINEUP
True Wing Pop-Up
5-7PM Music by Jacob Turner, a regular on the Greenhouse on Porter’s Stage.
7PM The films will start, featuring this year’s Best Mississippi Music Video, “Wash My Hands” directed by Christian Walker. Mississippi blue’s royalty, Cedric Burnside, performs his hit “Wash My Hands” at the legendary Royal Studios in Memphis. Another feature of the night includes the winner of the Best Music Documentary Short called “It’s Now or Never: A Race to Save Colonel Parker’s Complex” which is directed by Austin Daniel Blasingame and follows a man’s determination to preserve a historical music landmark. “Negro Terror” the winner of the Best Music Documentary will also be screened during the Saturday night film block. This documentary follows a unique punk rock band’s role in the vibrant underground music scene in Memphis. Jeffery Dennis’s winning film of the Best Mississippi Feature, “Sharde Thomas: Legacy of Fife”, follows the granddaughter of Blue’s legend, Othar Turner, who works to carry on the tradition of fife and drum music in North Mississippi. This feature will be screened on Saturday as well.
The event is sponsored by R&B Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts.