Tulsa United Film Festival

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Tulsa United Film Festival
We are very excited to announce the 9th Annual Tulsa United Film Festival coming to to the Circle Cinema this July 21st – 25th. As part of the United Film Festivals, Tulsa United screens cutting-edge independent films & highly acclaimed classic movies with the audience in mind. More details.

This year’s festival includes special homages to Tulsa with our kickoff night of Blake Edwards films, The Pink Panther (1963) and 10 (1979.) Our closing night continues to celebrate Tulsa with the Gary Busey classics The Buddy Holly Story (1978) and Big Wednesday (1978.)

Our screenings will be preceded by innovative short films and many will feature special Q&As with the filmmakers, so make sure you come out for what is sure to be the most memorable Tulsa United Film Festival yet!

Festival Schedule

The Pink Panther 115 min
Thursday, July 21st – 7:00pm
Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom.
Cast: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner

“10” 122 min
Thursday, July 21st – 9:30pm
A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Cast: Dudley Moore, Bo Derek, Julie Andrews

Tulsa Premiere
Eagles in the Chicken Coop 95 min
Friday, July 22nd – 7:00PM
A team of investigative documentarians set out to follow the making of a late night, made-for-television Mature Movie, to capture an inside look at mainstream American movie practices and sensibilities at their lowest.
Cast: Bruce Abbott, Cameron Bender, Megan Bergkvist

Tulsa Premiere
Superheroes 90 min
Friday, July 22nd – 9:30pm
A journey inside the world of real life caped crusaders. From all over America, these self-proclaimed crime fighters don masks, homemade costumes and elaborate utility belts in an attempt to bring justice to evildoers everywhere.

Tulsa Premiere
Beware Of Christians 94 min
Saturday, July 23rd – 12:00pm
Four college students travel to Europe to escape their routine faith and gain a radically new perspective on following Jesus.

Special Screening
I Do, I Don’t 63 min
Saturday, July 23rd – 2:30pm
One couple’s story of love, marriage, divorce, and what happens when the realities of modern day life collide with biblical ideals.

Tulsa Premiere
Eat The Sun 79 min
Saturday, July 23rd – 4:30pm
Is it possible to stare into the sun and not eat?

Tulsa Premiere
Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians 92 min
Saturday, July 23rd – 7:00pm & 9:30pm
Follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America-made up entirely of churchgoing Christians.

Tulsa Premiere

Tulsa Premiere
Living Downstream 85 min
Sunday, July 24th – 1:00pm
Living Downstream follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber during one pivotal year as she works to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links.

Tulsa Premiere
Save Our Future 64 min
Sunday, July 24th – 3:30pm
When inner-city charter high school Save Our Future is forced to close doors, dozens of Los Angeles students rally to have their voices heard.

Tulsa Premiere
Cleanflix 92 min
Sunday, July 24th – 5:30pm
When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood’s copyrighted material for Mormon audiences, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow.

Heaven’s Rain 105 min
Sunday, July 24th – 7:45pm
Based on true events, the film recounts the story of the Douglass family, whose lives were irrevocably changed one evening 30 years ago.
Cast: Mike Vogel, Erin Chambers, Taryn Manning

The Buddy Holly Story 114 min
Monday, July 25th – 7:00pm
A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Cast: Gary Busey, Gailard Sartain, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith

Big Wednesday 120 min
Monday, July 25th – 9:30pm
The lives of some California surfers from the early ’60s to the ’70s.
Cast: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey


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