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
SUNDAY NIGHT LINEUP
Blue Mother Tupleo, of Hendersonville TN will be performing at the Greenhouse for the first time and the perfect band to usher in this final night of the festival. Their americana sound has been delighting fans all across the country.
Sunday’s features films from coastal Mississippi filmmakers including Adam Grannick’s, “Confederate Pride, White Supremacy, and My State Flag” which dives into the struggles of pride in southern heritage but shame of a racist past from this Biloxi filmmaker. “Aloneliness: A Screendance” by Rachel Searcy, an Ocean Springs filmmaker, will also be shown on Sunday along with Moss Point filmmaker, Don Smith and his film, “Moss Point Mississippi”. “Signs”, the winner of the Reel South Award is a film that follows the ongoing vandalism of signs marking Emmett Till’s murder from filmmakers Matthew Cipollone & Mikey D’Amico. The winner of Best Mississippi Feature will also be screened on Sunday. “Door Ajar: The M.B. Mayfield Story” by director John Reyer Afamasaga is about an African American janitor listening and learning about art in segregated Mississippi from the inside of a broom closet.
The event is sponsored by R&B Feder Charitable Foundation for the Beaux Arts.