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How America Killed My Mother Premieres at Studio 35

Hope Madden Hope Madden How America Killed My Mother Premieres at Studio 35

People deal with grief in different ways. For Ed Larson (producer of Netflix’s Bumping Mics and Comedy Central’s Roasts), losing his mother led him down a path others might never consider. “I was so mad, and I didn’t know how to place my anger, really,” he says. “My mom died in 2016 of diabetes and […]

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Award-Winning Doc Premieres at Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Award-Winning Doc Premieres at Gateway

Filmmakers Zeshawn and Aman Ali are planning a homecoming. Before their award-winning documentary Two Gods makes its PBS premiere on Monday, June 21, they are sharing their work with Columbus. “This is the city that planted the seed for us to be storytellers, so this is a thank you to the community,” says the film’s […]

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5 Vital Documentaries for Today

George Wolf George Wolf 5 Vital Documentaries for Today

Good documentaries transcend art and commerce by helping us understand who we are, where we came from and where (hopefully) we may be going. These five films prove the necessity and urgency of the #blacklivesmatter movement and help to contextualize our current situation and the need for dramatic change. Whose Streets?  Available on Amazon Prime, […]

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UA Parent Group Premieres Dyslexia Doc

Hope Madden Hope Madden UA Parent Group Premieres Dyslexia Doc

When last we checked in with UA-KID (Upper Arlington Kids Identified with Dyslexia), the parent organization was crowd funding a documentary. That film, Our Dyslexic Children, is scheduled for a May 21 digital premiere. The documentary traces the steps taken by the Upper Arlington parent group to bring about systemic change in the way the […]

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Columbus Sanctuary Short at Tribeca Film Festival

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus Sanctuary Short at Tribeca Film Festival

“All we need is one case.” A timely look at tenacity, self-sacrifice and the power of community, Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci’s documentary short The Undocumented Lawyer brings Columbus activism to the Tribeca Film Festival. This year’s program screens virtually through April 26. California attorney Lizbeth Mateo is the subject of the film, an organizer […]

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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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Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future

  Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future

Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room CCAD’s Illustration and Film & Video programs are pleased to present a screening of the award-winning documentary Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With The Future. On hand to introduce the film and take questions after the screening […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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