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Wex’s Virtual Unorthodocs Program Opens Friday

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex’s Virtual Unorthodocs Program Opens Friday

Pandemic be damned, the Wexner Center for the Arts is determined to bring their annual celebration of nonfiction filmmaking Unorthodocs to moviegoers beginning this weekend. Chris Stults, associate curator of the Wex’s film/video program, talks about virtual film fests, urgent documentary storytelling, and how much he misses seeing movies in the theater. Columbus Underground: Tell me […]

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Wex Partnership Benefits Moviegoers and Cinema

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Partnership Benefits Moviegoers and Cinema

Looking for something new to watch? Maybe even interested in doing something that could benefit one of our local cinemas? Indie distributor Kino Lorber and the Wexner Center for the Arts offer you the chance to satisfy both needs. For the next two weeks, the film that took top honors at the 2019 Cannes Film […]

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Retrospective Celebrating Agnes Varda Hits the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Retrospective Celebrating Agnes Varda Hits the Wex

One year after the death of the extraordinary nonagenarian filmmaker Agnes Varda, the Wexner Center for the Arts has pulled together a small but lovely set of films to celebrate her work and her impact on filmmaking, Retrospective: Agnes Varda. You can catch these extraordinary films beginning this weekend. They run from March 6 – […]

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Unorthodocs Celebrates Nonfiction Film at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Unorthodocs Celebrates Nonfiction Film at the Wex

Curious about what might make it into Oscar’s pool of best documentary contenders this year? The lineup of the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Unorthodocs, running this Thursday, October 17 through Monday, October 21, might hold a glimpse. “Last year in Unorthodocs we showed two films that went on to get nominations,” says Chris Stults, […]

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Wex’s Unorthodocs Program Explores Documentary Form

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex’s Unorthodocs Program Explores Documentary Form

There is more to nonfiction filmmaking than what your garden variety documentary may suggest. Last year, the Wexner Center for the Arts set out to explore all that documentary could mean in terms of content and form. Thursday, Oct. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 27 they revisit the topic with their second annual Unorthodocs program. “The […]

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Wex Retrospective Celebrates Bergman’s 100th Birthday

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Retrospective Celebrates Bergman’s 100th Birthday

Nine-time Oscar nomineengmar Bergman would have turned 100 years old on July 14. The Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates the visionary director’s big day with a retrospective of his work, running from Thursday, July 5 through Wednesday, August 15. The lineup today doesn’t look the way it might have in the past, says Chris […]

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New Hollywood Deep Cuts Come to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden New Hollywood Deep Cuts Come to the Wex

To many, the 70s may be the most fruitful and brilliant period in American filmmaking. Post-studio, pre-blockbuster, it’s a time that saw the blossoming of auteurs, envelope pushing and creative indulgence. You know the output: The Godfather, Taxi Driver, The French Connection, Apocalypse Now – it’s a long, much studied list. The Wexner Center for […]

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