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Oklahoma State Fair Film Festival
September 14 | 1:00 pm CDT
The inaugural Oklahoma State Fair Film Festival will light up the state fair grounds on Saturday, September 14, with three screenings at the Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center theater celebrating the best films from across the state. Admission to the festival is free with state fair admission.
The High School and Career Tech finalists will screen at 1:00pm and include Halle Frieden’s Poolside, John Martinez’s If I Remember, and Ryan White’s Explore.
The College finalists will screen at 3:30pm and include David McEntire’s Fostering the Future, Jordan Wilson’s What People Are, and Kay Wilson’s Faith Over Fear.
The Open category finalists will screen at 7:00pm and include Kyle Harris’s Los Americanos, Kyle Roberts’s Life, Upgraded, and Amy Smith’s Why Can’t We Go Home?.
The judges for the Oklahoma State Fair Film Festival include Gray Frederickson, Academy Award-winning producer of The Godfather: Part 2, Apocalypse Now, and The Outsiders and founder of the Digital Cinema Program at Oklahoma City Community College; Ben Hlavaty, Director of Digital Media at Eastern Oklahoma County Tech Center in Choctaw; Abby Kurin, Director of the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts, & Culture; Lance McDaniel, Executive Director of the deadCenter Film Festival in Oklahoma City; and Sharon Ray, Founder and Executive Director of the Bare Bones Film and Music Festival in Muskogee.