Telling the stories of the most storied place

The Votes are In!

From the Oxford Film Festival website: “The 2011 Oxford Film Festival came to a close last Sunday night, and now the ballots for audience favorite are in.  Mississippi Innocence, the non-competition documentary by filmmaker Joe York, took home the top prize for overall audience favorite.  Two years in the making and produced with Tucker Carrington and […]

MDP shines at the OFF.

I hope you will indulge my expressing the pride I feel for the folks I am lucky enough to work with every day. Their talent was showcased at the Oxford Film festival. Nice job Micah Ginn and Matthew Graves–“The Hanging of Big Todd Wade,” Matthew Graves–“Oh Christmas Triage,” and Joe York– “Mississippi Innocence,” which played […]

Intruder in the Dust turns 60.

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the world premiere of Intruder in the Dust and the Media and Documentary Projects Center was well represented in the effort to commemorate the milestone.   The event, a fundraiser for the Oxford Film Festival, was held at the recently restored Lyric Theater in the same room where […]

MDP at the Summer OFF

The Media and Documentary Projects Center was well represented last night by two films showing at the Oxford Film Festival summer series.  The first was a documentary by Mary Warner and Joe York that resulted from Mary’s Southern Studies MA Thesis on Thacker Mountain Radio.  Mary Produced Thacker for several years and we were lucky enough […]