2015 Oak Cliff Film Festival

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The 2015 Oak Cliff Film Festival will take place at multiple locations in Oak Cliff. The following are the screenings and events that will take place at Texas Theatre.

June 11

Tangerine (8 pm)
Making its Texas premiere at the festival, “Tangerine” was a favorite at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was shot completely on an iPhone, and features the antics of two trans women who set out to find a cheating boyfriend. Director: Sean Baker

June 12

Station to Station(7 pm)
Over 24 days and 4,000 miles, 61 1-minute profiles capturing unforgettable moments are shot before, during and after a bi-coastal train ride from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Director: Doug Aitken

Entertainment (9:15 pm)
A follow up to the OCFF 2013 award winning film “The Comedy,” Gregg Turkington depicts Neil Hamburger as a damaged performer who takes refuge in the shadow of his surreal on-stage persona. Following the screening, Neil Hamburger will take the stage of the Texas Theatre for a special live performance. Director: Rick Alverson

June 13

Catch Me Daddy(12:30 pm)
Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in the cinematic  badlands of West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of bounty hunters in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night. Director: Daniel Wolfe

Danny Says (2:45 pm)
Named after a song by the Ramones, the documentary covers the extraordinary life and times of Danny Fields, who has been a tastemaker for music and culture since 1966. Director: Brendan Toller

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (5:15 pm)
A group of rock-loving high school students are joined by The Ramones to take over the school to fight the oppression of the administration. Directors: Allan Arkush and Joe Dante

The Sonics in concert with Mind Spiders (10 pm)
For their inaugural collaboration with OCFF, Transmission Events present iconic garage rock band The Sonics with regional favorites Mind Spiders.

June 14

Hard to be a God (12 pm)
A group of scientists set out to planet Arkanar with a mission of helping the native civilization evolve beyond its Medieval-like stage of human progress. They cannot intervene with violence, but are tested when a group of local intellectuals face prosecution. Director: Aleksey German

The Midnight Swim (3:30 pm)
After their mother’s death, three daughters come together in their childhood home, but mysterious clues keep beckoning the sisters to the lake that’s shrouded in local folklore and raises questions about the mother’s life and death. Director: Sara Adina Smith

Permanent Vacation(5:45 pm)
This screening honors the 35th anniversary of Jim Jarmusch’s first feature film, and tells the story of a slacker who wanders around New York City in search of meaning. Director: Jim Jarmusch

Men Go To Battle (7:45 pm)
In the midst of the Civil War, two brothers struggle to keep their farm operating. Under the pressure, a small scuffle goes too far. The two separate with each coping with war on their own. Director: Zachary Treitz



Texas Theatre
231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208


All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.
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