Friday, August 7, 2009

Mini escape into Tupelo underground

If you are looking to escape Oxford for a night, head underground into Tupelo for the first ever Tupelo Underground Film Festival.

On Saturday, August 8th - at GOODTIME CHARLIE'S in Tupelo beginning at 5 p.m. for only $5, get admission to all the films, an art show and good food and beer. The house always has a $1 draft special going. It is a non-smoking environment (due to local laws) with an outdoor square for smoking.

This is an all-ages event. ID required to drink.

The lineup will include:
Features -
"In A Trice" - dir. Glenn Payne/Derek Payne
"Visioneers" starring Zach Galifianakis - dir. Jared Drake
"Teenage Tupelo" - dir. Mike McCarthy

Shorts -
"The Shovel" - dir. Stephen Lehman
"The Mistake" - dir. Michael Williams & April Wren
"The Collectors" - dir. Daniel Lee
"Walk Away" - dir. J. Alec Hawkins
"Cookies & Milk" - dir. April Wren

Music videos-
"H.P. Lovecraft" - Cockfight Club
"Freedom Slave" - Ukajie
"18 With a Bullet" - Fingers Like Saturn
"Work for the Gooch" - The Cooters (flimed at the infamous Court St. Billiard Hall)

Artists will include Josh Rhudy, Jessica Harbin, Stephanie Bray, Stephania Rajacich, Virginia Robinson, Glenn Payne and more TBA!

Good Time Charlie's is located at 2901 Eason Blvd, Tupelo MS 38801

The tentative timeline for features is:
5 pm - In A Trice
7:30 pm - Visioneers
9:30 pm - Teenage Tupelo
with shorts in between and brief intermissions

Filmmakers scheduled to attend: Glenn & Derek Payne, Ken Calloway, Mike McCarthy, Michael Williams, April Wren, Daniel Lee, J. Alec Hawkins, Russell Fox

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