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Wex Celebrates 50 Years of Julia Reichert Documentaries

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Celebrates 50 Years of Julia Reichert Documentaries

Ohio’s great treasure Julia Reichert joins The Wexner Center for the Arts this Wednesday, October 2, to kick off a retrospective of her 50-year career as a documentarian. Julia Reichart: 50 Years in Film, co-organized with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents restorations and brand new, unseen works, from her 1971 debut, Growing […]

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Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story

  Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story

To celebrate World Elephant Day please join us in watching “LOVE & BANANAS”. About this Event Elephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life threatening. After waiting 2.5 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine’s Hero of Asia, Lek Chailert, […]

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A Month of Penny Lane at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden A Month of Penny Lane at the Wex

May is a month of Pennies at the Wexner Center for the arts. Documentarian and former Artist in Residence Penny Lane (yes, that’s her real name) brings her work to the Wex, beginning with a look at The Bachelor and ending with a glimpse into modern Satanism and mysterious illness. The filmmaker, a recipient of […]

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65th Annual Columbus Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans 65th Annual Columbus Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

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The Columbus Film + Video Festival (CIF+VF) returns for its 65th year in 2017 in April, bringing film fans a slate of new movies, documentaries, shorts, cartoons and more. Headlining film Signature Move is not only fresh off its premiere at SXSW, but also has local ties as director Jennifer Reeder is an OSU-grad and Central […]

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Locally Produced Film Tackles Transit Access as Civil Rights Issue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Locally Produced Film Tackles Transit Access as Civil Rights Issue

In 2011 the city of Beavercreek, Ohio refused a request from the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority to extend an existing bus line an additional three stops. What sounds like a minor local news story turned into much more, and a new film documenting the resultant civil rights complaint and the eventual overturning of the […]

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Holy Chicken May Not be a Real Restaurant, But Still Delivers an Important Message

Walker Evans Walker Evans Holy Chicken May Not be a Real Restaurant, But Still Delivers an Important Message

Just like the tagline proclaims, Holy Chicken is indeed too good to be true. It’s not healthy. It’s not even likely to become a real restaurant beyond the four day pop-up. But the purpose behind it is indeed real, and the message it conveys is an important one. Holy Chicken founder and documentary filmmaker Morgan […]

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Visiting Filmmaker Brings HBO Doc “How to Dance in Ohio” to The Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Visiting Filmmaker Brings HBO Doc “How to Dance in Ohio” to The Wex

As part of the Wexner Center for the Arts’ visiting filmmakers series, documentarian Alexandra Shiva comes to Columbus to unspool her locally based documentary How to Dance in Ohio in a sold out event this Thursday, October 8th, at 7pm. The doc follows three clients of Dr. Emilio Amigo’s, each falling somewhere on the Autism […]

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