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The Oasis on the Ghetto

​Graham Greer is a college English professor who, with the help of his girlfriend and former student, Lucy Wynter, takes on the greedy Lone Star Development Corp., which threatens to buy out the owners of the Laurel Park Townhomes in order to build a new mixed use high rise building. Things get complicated as mineral rights and a Native American burial ground are unraveled in this David and Goliath dramatic comedy.

  • Harlan Whatley
    My Muse, The Basin, The Open Boat
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  • Houston Comedy Film Festival
    Houston, TX
    July 6, 2020
Writer Biography - Harlan Whatley

Harlan Whatley studied English at the College of Charleston while making television commercials with Orlando Jones and O'Neal Compton. While in New York City, he directed and produced documentary videos including The Tartan Apple and Nine by Five. Currently, he teaches mass communication at Odessa College. Whatley holds a master's degree in English from the University of Texas - Permian Basin and an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College of the City University of New York.

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