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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Film

Wear this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Hats off — er, on — to Remington Park’s sixth annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest. Don your best, ladies, for a chance to win cash prizes, as the competition and accompanying tea party brim with excitement from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday on the clubhouse level of the park, 1 Remington Place.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Winter in Wartime

A tense, if not intense, drama-cum-thriller


Drama

Rod Lott
Like 2008’s “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” the Dutch-born film “Winter in Wartime” is set in World War II, and explores what happens when a youth gets involved with the other side of the fence — here, figuratively.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

A Film Unfinished

Starkly illustrates both the duplicity and unflinching honesty of cinema


Documentary

Phil Bacharach
The camera doesn’t lie — except, of course, when it does.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

‘Hurts’ so good

With no filmmaking experience, Oklahoma native Toni Robison-May created the short ‘Hurts Like Love,’ now making festival rounds.


Features

Courtney Silva
As a young girl, Toni Robison-May caught the acting bug. Growing up in Edmond, she would spend her days watching Shakespeare in the Park, dreaming about one day being the in the spotlight.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sketchy duo

For three years, the 2 Movie Guys have turned otherwise forgettable films into one funny show.


Features

Richard York
It’s Saturday night. You’re up for a movie, but don’t have a DVD player, a Netflix account, a video store membership, cable TV, any money or a friend to share it with.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Con men

SoonerCon, the city’s biggest sci-fi/fantasy convention, brings together all manner of authors, artists and fans.


Features

Eric Webb

SoonerCon
Friday-Sunday
Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, 1 N. Broadway
SoonerCon.com, 310-9255
$15-$35

 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

‘These Amazing Shadows’ documents American efforts to preserve classic films, which in turn document our nation’s cultural history.


Documentary

Rod Lott
These Amazing Shadows
5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
OKCMOA.com, 236-3100
$8
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Reel secret

OKCMOA among a select group of institutions with a 16mm film archive


Features

Rod Lott
This weekend, as Oklahoma City Museum of Art patrons watch “These Amazing Shadows,” a documentary about film preservation, they may be unaware that some classics are being preserved one floor above their heads.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
 
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