Oxford, Ms. — The 2020 Oxford Film Festival (March 18-22) has announced an event filled edition of the acclaimed regional film festival. The Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain has been selected to be screened during the festival’s Narrative Features Juried Competition.
“We’re excited to be heading to Oxford, MS for the Oxford Film Festival this March!,” Kenneth Chamberlain Jr told Black Westchester after receiving the news.”
This will be the second film festival for the film. The Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain was previously selected to premiere at the Austin Film Festival, in Autin Texas, and won both the Jury Award and Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.
The film stars Frankie Faison stars as Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. Faison is known for powerful performances in The Silence Of The Lambs, The Wire, and
Marvel’s Luke Cage. He portrays Kenneth Chamberlain, a veteran with bipolar disorder who fatally shot on November 19, 2011 by members of the White Plains Police Department who were sent to his home on a wellness check.
The Oxford Film Festival was founded in 2003 to bring exciting, new, and unusual films (and the people who create them) to North Mississippi. The annual five-day festival screens short and feature-length films in both showcase and competition settings
The Oxford Film Festival celebrates the art of independent cinema. Through year-round programming, the festival works to encourage filmmaking in Oxford and North Mississippi while growing understanding of cinema through screenings, workshops, and educational programs, culminating in the annual five-day festival. The festival exhibits over 200 quality films from across the globe