Indie Film Guide 6/20 - 7/3

Jun 20, 2012

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

Coming up: 10 different movies, including five documentaries, plus one special event.

Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins
June 20
6:30 p.m.
Peace and Social Justice Center

(Documentary looks at the link between the U.S. Army School of the Americas and military torture training.)

Gerhard Richter Painting
June 20, 22
7:30 p.m.
Murdock Theatre

(Shows the successful artist at work in his studio.)

Pink Floyd The Wall
June 21
7:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theater

The Royal Tenenbaums
June 21
7:00 p.m.
Tallgrass Film Assocation Cinema Alfresco
The Brickyard

(Wes Anderson's masterpiece of the disaffected upper class.)

Freedom Seekers
June 21
7:30 p.m.
Murdock Theatre

(Stories from the Underground Railroad in Kansas and Missouri, accompanied by filmmaker Gary Jenkins.)

The Artist
June 22, 8:00 p.m.
June 23, 8:00 p.m.
June 24, 2:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theater

(Charming silent winner of last year's Best Picture Oscar.)

"Screenwriting for Low-Budget Production"
Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab
June 23
1:00 p.m.
Tallgrass Film Association
Wichita Downtown Development Corporation, Innovation Center (507 E Douglas)

First Position
June 27, 7:30 p.m.
June 28, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
June 29, 4:30 p.m.
June 30, 2:30 p.m.
Murdock Theatre

(Documentary follows ballet dancers at the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix.)

Tender Mercies
June 28
7:00 p.m.
Tallgrass Film Association Cinema Alfresco
The Brickyard

June 29, 30
7:30 p.m.
Murdock Theatre

How to Marry a Millionaire
July 1
2:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theater

(More from the Orpheum's summer Marilyn Monroe series.)

Music: Paul Simon - "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard"