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America’s Longest Running Film Festival Returns to Columbus

Hope Madden Hope Madden America’s Longest Running Film Festival Returns to Columbus

This week marks the beginning of the Columbus International Film + Video Festival, a two-week procession of brand new films from all around the world. Also known as the Chris Awards, it is the nation’s longest running film festival, returning to Columbus for the 61st time. “In 1950 a group of progressive educators at Ohio […]

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Columbus International Film + Video Festival Returns

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus International Film + Video Festival Returns

The 59th annual Columbus International Film + Video Festival (CIFVF) kicks off on Wednesday and spans three venues over the course of five days. Film events range from kid-friendly international cartoons to documentaries on internet regulation to local student works. Here’s a taste of what this year’s festival includes: 11/16 – Filmmakers Forum: An Evening […]

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GCAC Presents: The Individual Media Artist Fellowship Program

 Susan Halpern GCAC Presents: The Individual Media Artist Fellowship Program

For the first time since 1988 the Greater Columbus Arts Council is presenting the GCAC Individual Media Artist Fellowship Program. GCAC and the Columbus Film Council (CFC) encourage and support the work of film and video artists in the Columbus area. In this capacity, GCAC and CFC have partnered to present the 2011 Media Artist […]

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Columbus International Film Festival gets makeover

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Other Paper wrote Mid-life crisis By Chad Dull Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 For years, the Columbus International Film and Video Festival was an uncontroversial set of screenings that culminated in the doling out of the “Chris Awards”. This year, however, it consists of several weeks’ worth of films that begin with three documentaries […]

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