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
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
(Shows the successful artist at work in his studio.)
Pink Floyd The Wall
The Royal Tenenbaums
Tallgrass Film Assocation Cinema Alfresco
(Wes Anderson's masterpiece of the disaffected upper class.)
(Stories from the Underground Railroad in Kansas and Missouri, accompanied by filmmaker Gary Jenkins.)
June 22, 8:00 p.m.
June 23, 8:00 p.m.
June 24, 2:00 p.m.
(Charming silent winner of last year's Best Picture Oscar.)
"Screenwriting for Low-Budget Production"
Tallgrass Filmmakers Lab
Tallgrass Film Association
Wichita Downtown Development Corporation, Innovation Center (507 E Douglas)
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.
(Documentary follows ballet dancers at the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix.)
Tallgrass Film Association Cinema Alfresco
June 29, 30
How to Marry a Millionaire
(More from the Orpheum's summer Marilyn Monroe series.)
Music: Paul Simon - "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard"