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Wex’s Cinema Revival Goes Virtual

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex’s Cinema Revival Goes Virtual

If there was going to be one annual film program unlikely to make the leap to virtual presentation, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Cinema Revival would probably be the one, right? Their yearly celebration of the art and outcome of an industry’s painstaking efforts to find, preserve and archive film seems a misfit for […]

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Checking In on CBUS Indie Cinemas

Hope Madden Hope Madden Checking In on CBUS Indie Cinemas

What do you miss? I miss free beverage refills. Opening a new can of Diet Coke every time I finish the last instead of hitting the soda fountain at Chipotle is costing me a fortune. I also miss going to the movies. A lot of us in CBUS do, and more than that, we’re worried […]

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Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

For the fifth consecutive year, the Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates the art and artistry of film restoration with its Cinema Revival festival. The program offers moviegoers the chance to see beautifully restored films — groundbreaking classics, blockbusters and underseen gems — while digging into the process that protects these treasures for viewers of […]

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Argentinian Filmmaker Lucrecia Martel Visits the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Argentinian Filmmaker Lucrecia Martel Visits the Wex

Unconventional Argentinian cinematic master Lucrecia Martel makes her first trip to the Wexner Center for the Arts next week, accompanying her lauded new feature, Zama. The period drama screens as part of a program, running Tuesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 21, that showcases the filmmaker’s four features as well as a set of rarely […]

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Rare Baseball Films Returns to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Rare Baseball Films Returns to the Wex

Springtime is finally rearing its sunny head, and the Wexner Center for the Arts is celebrating the way a lot of Midwesterners do: with sports. Somewhere inside a cluster of sports-themed programming (Expanding the Field: Sports and Culture, The Nation’s Finest, Lady Wrestler) sits that shiny gem we’ve been missing, Rare Baseball Films: The Newsreels. […]

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Cinema Revival Returns to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Cinema Revival Returns to the Wex

The Wexner Center for the Arts has always been a passionate advocate of film preservation and restoration. David Filipi, Director of Film/Video for the Wexner Center for the Arts, says there are several reasons for that. “Part of our mission is to present some of the great films in history,” he says. “This is a […]

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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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