Oxford fest full of indie premieres

Category: Beowulf & Grendel News | Posted by: maryp
Article Date: March 25, 2007 | Publication: The Enquirer | Author: Jackie Demaline
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The Oxford International Film Festival will debut April 5-8 with 77 independent films screened over four days, including more than a dozen U.S., Ohio and world premieres. The festival is a first for Southwest Ohio.

Among the highlights: the U.S. premiere of "Wrath of Gods" featuring Gerard Butler ("300") with director Jon Gustafsson attending; the Ohio premiere of award-winning "Mojave Phone Booth" starring Annabeth Gish and Steve Guttenberg; and the Ohio premiere of "Intellectual Property."

Panel discussions with filmmakers and workshops including How to Make an Anti-Hollywood Movie (For Under 40 Grand) and Cinematography Film vs. Digital are scheduled throughout the festival.

The festival will take place at the Marcum Conference Center. It is presented by Miami Film Association and StarCom Productions. For more information visit www.oxford films.com.