deadCENTER Film Festival announces 15th anniversary lineup

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The deadCENTER Film Festival is back in Oklahoma City for its 15th annual screenings, and they sent out a press release today with their scheduled films for this year. Renegade Cinema has covered the deadCENTER Film Festival since the site’s inception and look forward to continuing to spotlight one of the nation’s hottest small-market film festivals.

Here is a look at their recent press release.

Approximately 100 films have been selected for official screenings at the 15th Annual deadCENTER Film Festival to take place Wednesday, June 10 through Sunday, June 14 at five locations in downtown Oklahoma City.

More than 1,000 films were submitted for the 2015 festival, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and short films from Oklahoma and around the world. Click here to view the schedule

“With well over 1,000 submissions, this was our most competitive year ever,” said Kim Haywood, director of programming and education for deadCENTER Film Festival. “It was a great thrill to see a record eight feature films produced in Oklahoma make the cut. It is obvious that our great universities and our state rebate program are having a huge impact on the growth of the film industry here in Oklahoma.”

More than 25,000 people attended deadCENTER Film Festival screenings in 2014, generating an economic impact of approximately $2.1 million for Oklahoma City.

Indoor screening locations will include the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., Harkins Bricktown 16, 150 E. Reno Ave., Devon Energy Auditorium, 333 W. Sheridan Ave., and the Terrace Room at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave.

All Access passes are available online for $125 ($75 for students), and gains the holder priority admission to every film, party, panel and special event.  Individual tickets may be purchased for $10 at the door prior to each screening.  Admission priority is given to pass holders.

There will also be three outdoor screenings that are free and open to the public at The Great Lawn at Myriad Botanical Gardens.

The deadCENTER Film Festival is Oklahoma’s largest film festival, named for its geographic location in the center of the U.S. The nonprofit organization provides year-round events and education to support its mission to promote, encourage and celebrate the independent film arts.

Visit www.deadcenterfilm.org for more information.

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Shawn S. Lealos
Shawn is a film critic with over 25 years of experience in print and online media. He is a member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle and loves everything from critically acclaimed movies to B-level action flicks.
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