documentaries

CMA – Meet Your Creative Community

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CMA – Meet Your Creative Community

Please join us for the First in a series of 5 workshops covering the making of the yet untitled Refugee feature film being produced by Rich Street Productions. This exciting program will give the participants a very intimate behind-the-curtain access to the whole production. In this first workshop, we will begin with a panel discussion […]

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THE FUTURE OF ENERGY: LATERAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE

  THE FUTURE OF ENERGY: LATERAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE

The Future of Energy is a revolutionary film that captures the movement across the U.S. to transition to 100% renewable energy and to bring positive solutions to the ecological crisis. A Q&A with local leaders of the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 project and local renewable energy experts will be featured on the panel. $5 […]

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The Top 3 Documentaries of 2017

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 3 Documentaries of 2017

Great documentaries are rarely in short supply with the ease of technology and distribution and the alarming number of catastrophes available for documentation. Several that hit Columbus theaters this year were provocative, hopeful and beautifully filmed. Here are my three favorites. Whose Streets? Activists Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis share directing duties on their film […]

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Lydia Loveless Doc Comes Home for the Holidays

Hope Madden Hope Madden Lydia Loveless Doc Comes Home for the Holidays

Who is Lydia Loveless? Ohio’s answer to indie punk alt country? Lucinda Williams meets Patti Smith? None of the above? Gorman Bechard’s documentary seeks to shed some light on the query. The longtime documentarian (who also directed 1987’s Psychos in Love, so, thank you) has a knack for raw intimacy that translates well to Loveless’s […]

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Documentary Festival Comes to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Documentary Festival Comes to the Wex

The Wexner Center for the Arts, whose documentary programming has become a cornerstone of the film/video department, turns their passion for nonfiction storytelling into a film center festival. Unorthodocs!, a four-day slate of documentaries, opens its doors for the first time Thursday, October 19. “It’s kind of been building for a little while,” explains Chris […]

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Doc Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Doc Week Returns to Gateway Film Center

Kids are back on campus, OSU football opens this week—and there’s one more sign that it’s autumn on High Street. Doc Week returns to the Gateway Film Center for its seven-day run from August 31 through September 7. GFC President and Programmer Chris Hamel has again assembled a series of documentaries covering topics as varied […]

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Wex Drive-In Returns to Campus

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Drive-In Returns to Campus

It must be summer because the Wex Drive-In is making its rockin’ return to campus. The Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates 10 years of free, open-air film screenings with a rock doc series complete with all the seasonal favorites: ice cream, pizza, beer and music. But nothing’s more important than the film. “We really make […]

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