Commentary
5:00 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Indie Film Guide: The American Indian Festival

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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: A contest to capture the experience of the American Indian Festival.

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American Graffiti

July 18, 7:00 p.m.

Orpheum Theatre

40th Anniversary screening of George Lucas' Oscar-nominated film

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

July 22, 6:00 p.m.

Orpheum Theatre

First part of the two-part Harry Potter finale, as the Orpheum concludes its run of the entire series

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Monseñor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero

July 23, 7:00 p.m.

Wichita Peace and Social Justice Center

Documentary on the Archbishop in El Salvador in the 1970s who spoke out for the poor against a backdrop of violence

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Matewan

July 26, 7:30 p.m.

SEIU Hall, 3340 W Douglas

John Sayles' extraordinary dramatization of a 1920s West Virginia coal miners' labor dispute

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American Indian Festival Film Contest

July 28, 2:00 p.m.

Mid-America All Indian Center

Screening and awards for films submitted to the contest to document the experience of Wichita's American Indian Festival

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

July 29, 6:00 p.m.

Orpheum Theatre

Conclusion of the Harry Potter series

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Music: Bill Haley & His Comets - "(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock"