Northwestern to play host to second Salt Fork Film Festival seminar

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Northwestern to play host to second Salt Fork Film Festival seminar

September 2, 2015

 Salt Fork Film Festival

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will play host to the deadCENTER Film Festival Organization Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 9-10, in conjunction with the Graceful Arts Center and Rialto Twin Theatre for the Salt Fork Film Festival. This event is free and open to the public.

The two-day event will include educational seminars about film making on both the Northwestern and Alva High School campuses. It also will include a kick-off party at the Graceful Arts Center, and free film viewings at Rialto.

Free Salt Fork Film Festival T-Shirts will be given out to the first 50 attendees in the door at the Rialto on Sept.9.
The schedule for the Salt Fork Film Festival is listed by time, location, and event:

Wednesday, Sept. 9
1:30 to 3 p.m. – deadCENTER Film Office Staff will meet with Alva High School Students at Alva High School

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – A Kick-off Party to meet with film directors and actors at the Graceful Arts Center

6:30 p.m. – The Rialto will show films by Beau Jennings titled “Verdigris: In Search of Will Rogers” and the film “The Life & Death of an Unhappily Married Man” by Waynoka native, Josh Hope

9 p.m. – Alva native Brand Rackley will present a series of his film shorts and sketches and screen his latest film.

Thursday, Sept. 10
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – deadCENTER staff will meet with Alva High School students at Alva High School

11:00 a.m. and at 3:25 p.m. – deadCENTERstaff will meet with Northwestern students in Carter Hall 105

6:45 p.m. – At the Rialto “Lone Man’s Land” by Director Ezra Gentle and a film by Lance McDaniel of deadCENTER Films will be screened

For more information about deadCENTER visit

For more information on the Salt Fork Film Festival contact Dr. Kay Decker, social sciences department chair, at (580) 327-8521 or