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Gateway Film Center Converts to Non-Profit Status

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gateway Film Center Converts to Non-Profit Status

The Gateway Film Center is celebrating their fifth anniversary tomorrow, and is using the opportunity to make a big announcement as well. The organization is switching from a for-profit movie theater to a non-profit model. “We have always been a community and mission-driven film center,” said GFC President Chris Hamel. “Transitioning to a non-profit organization […]

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Film Review: Foxcatcher

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: Foxcatcher

Sibling rivalry, loneliness, competition and madness fuel director Bennett Miller’s award-worthy true crime tale Foxcatcher. The film follows the events that unfolded as Olympic gold medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz, and later his older brother, gold medal winner Dave (Mark Ruffalo), get involved with sinister millionaire John DuPont, who’s looking to bankroll 1988 US Olympic […]

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Found Footage Festival Hits the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Found Footage Festival Hits the Wex

The holiday season brings a lot of entertainment options to Columbus, but nothing else quite like the Found Footage Festival. Set to celebrate its 10th anniversary on Tuesday, 12/16 at the Wexner Center for the Arts (1871 N High St.), FFF brings a comedy show featuring a collection of video oddities. Nick Prueher and Joe […]

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Documentary Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Documentary Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

Like your friend who just doesn’t read novels, Columbus is a town of non-fiction devotees – or so suggests the popularity of the Gateway Film Center’s bi-annual festival of non-fiction films, Doc Week. The program of 22 films returns to South Campus this Friday, Dec. 5, and runs through to the following Friday, Dec. 12. […]

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Family Film Series Zooms to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Family Film Series Zooms to the Wex

Did you see all that slapping, eye poking and hair tearing last Friday? No, not at the mall, at the Wexner Center for the Arts! The Wex warmed up for Zoom, their annual celebration of children’s cinema, last Friday with a Stooge-athon: 90 minutes of Larry, Moe and Curly. Properly exhausted of their slap-happiness, the […]

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Film Review: Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

What makes the Hunger Games franchise so much stronger than the rest of the adolescent lit series out there? Perhaps more than anything – more than a compelling hero’s quest, more than the peril and drama, more than director Francis Lawrence’s eye for action and sense of pacing – it’s that each new film expands […]

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GCAC Presents: Sneak Peek of The Columbus International Film + Video Festival

 Susan Halpern GCAC Presents: Sneak Peek of The Columbus International Film + Video Festival

What does Brothers Drake Mead, recycling, sex workers and people with disabilities have in common? They are all featured in films at the 62ndt Columbus International Film + Video Festival. Shorts, features, narratives, documentaries and even a poetic tale depicting current events through a merger with reality are featured in the longest running film festival […]

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