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Indie Film Guide: A Different Kind Of Film Festival


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 blockbuster French comedy, a well traveled documentary and a bit of a different take on the film festival.


La Cage aux Folles

September 26, 7:00

Wichita Pride

Orpheum Theatre

Much-loved French comedy is currently #10 all-time at the box office for foreign language films.


Chasing Ice

September 29, 5:00

Kansas Interfaith Power & Light

Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, Newton

Documentary uses time-lapse photography to show the effects of climate change on the Arctic


Manhattan Short Film Festival

September 27, 7:15; September 29, 4:15 (Murdock Theatre)

October 5 & 6, 2:00 (Salina Art Center)

Set of 10 short films shows in more than 300 cities and attendees vote on which film should win the festival.


Music: "Clair de Lune" - Claude Debussy

Fletcher Powell has worked at KMUW since 2009 as a producer, reporter, and host. He's been the host of All Things Considered since 2012 and KMUW's movie critic since 2016. Fletcher is a member of the Critics Choice Association.