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The long way home: Dani Leventhal

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger The long way home: Dani Leventhal

I was struck by an interesting bit of serendipity regarding filmmaker Dani Leventhal’s visit to the Wexner Center this month. Not only was she born in Columbus, she was a student at Indianola Elementary; a school whose just-off-campus address makes it practically neighbors with the Wexner Center. Since those early years at Indianola Leventhal has […]

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Bexley Mayoral Documentary Gets DVD Release

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bexley Mayoral Documentary Gets DVD Release

Filmmaker and former Bexley Mayoral candidate Travis Irvine took his “American Mayor” documentary about the 2007 Bexley race to Cannes earlier this year, and has just announced that the film is getting a DVD release through Independent Media Entertainment (IME) at the end of the month. The DVD will be available for purchase online at […]

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Screen on the Green Ends with “Best In Show”

 Submitted News Screen on the Green Ends with “Best In Show”

Dog shows can be helplessly dramatic. Most of us have caught glimpses of them on television and some of us may have even participated in them, but one thing is indisputable: prestigious canine competitions are unintentionally hilarious. So when beloved mockumentarian Christopher Guest spoofs the world’s largest dog show and includes actors like Eugene Levy, […]

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Free Movies in Goodale Park Start on Friday

 Alexandra Kelley Fox Free Movies in Goodale Park Start on Friday

The second annual Screen on the Green movie series in Goodale Park begins this Friday evening with “The Fantastic Mr. Fox.” Presented by the Short North Civic Association, this will be the first of three outdoor movie nights at the softball diamond in the park’s southwest corner. All movies begin at sundown and will be […]

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“Kiss Me c/Kate” Discussion Series at The Gateway

Walker Evans Walker Evans “Kiss Me c/Kate” Discussion Series at The Gateway

The Gateway Film Center is currently mid-way through hosting an six-week film discussion series called “Kiss Me c/Kate”, which features films starring actresses Kate Hepburn, Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett. We recently interviewed series hosts Clay Lowe (Associate Professor Emeritus of the OSU Theatre Department and 8-year host of “It’s Movie Time” on WCBE-FM) and […]

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Rave Motion Pictures Expanding to Grove City

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rave Motion Pictures Expanding to Grove City

Stringtown Road continues it’s “Polarisification” with the planned addition of a new 14-screen Rave Motion Pictures movie theater. Rave entered the Central Ohio market four years ago when they opened their 18-screen theater at 1071 Gemini Place near the Polaris Fashion Place. The new theater will anchor a strip mall development that includes a new […]

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Strongman Documentary Headed to Arena Grand

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Documentary filmmaker Zachary Levy will be bringing his first feature film STRONGMAN to the Arena Grand this weekend, running March 5th through the 7th. The film recently took home the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival. Zachary will be on hand to introduce the film and participate in […]

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