independent film

Commentary
5:00 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Indie Film Guide: The Dude Abides

Jeff Bridges and a rug that really ties the room together in 'The Big Lebowski'

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.

This time: an acclaimed music documentary, a midnight favorite, and a Lebowski extravaganza.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Indie Film Guide: It's a Race!

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 filmmaking competition and a long-awaited Shakespeare adaptation.

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Much Ado About Nothing

August 9, 5:30 & 7:45

August 10 & 11, 2:00, 5:00 & 7:15

August 12 - 15, 5:30

Salina Art Center

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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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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Indie Film Guide: Park Chan-Wook Comes To America

Park Chan-Wook directs Mia Wasikowska in the thriller 'Stoker'
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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: The English-language debut of an acclaimed Korean director.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Indie Film Guide: The Art of Mixology

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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 few movies geared toward very specific tastes.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Indie Film Guide: Here Comes Summer!

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.

This time: Tallgrass and WAM say hello to summer, plus some stuff for kids and a gritty documentary.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Indie Film Guide: 1/16 - 1/29

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.

This time: A baby boomer favorite and a second chance to see an acclaimed documentary.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Indie Film Guide: 12/19 - 1/1

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.

This time: Two Christmas movies and a call for submissions from Tallgrass.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Indie Film Guide: 12/5 - 12/18

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.

This time: A couple of docs and a great performance from Christopher Walken.











 

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Film
6:10 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Film Highlights Kansas Farming In The Mid-Twentieth Century

A premiere of the film Harvesting the High Plains will take place Friday at Wichita's Orpheum Theatre.

The film takes western Kansas from the 1930's Dustbowl to post World War II and was inspired by a book of the same name written by the late Craig Miner, former Wichita State professor and Kansas historian.

Director Jay Kriss says the film is a story about a farming operation that started in the middle of the Dustbowl but basically turned the American desert into the breadbasket of the world.

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