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Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference

The first Giving Voice to LGBTQ Older Adults Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018. We hope you will join us to discuss this important topic. The event will include the Columbus premier of “Gen Silent” and workshops. Here is the link to the event on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2FlLNv3 Registration is available […]

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Unique Live Music Documentary Coming to The Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Unique Live Music Documentary Coming to The Wexner Center

Both filmmaker Sam Green and the Kronos Quartet—separately— have a long history with the Wexner Center for the Arts. “This goes back to 1800s,” laughs Green. “No, but it feels like that. I first came to the Wexner Center in 1996 and have been back many times, both working there in the residency program and […]

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Upper Arlington Parents’ Group Crowd Funds Dyslexia Doc

Hope Madden Hope Madden Upper Arlington Parents’ Group Crowd Funds Dyslexia Doc

Watching your child struggle in school is heartbreaking. Knowing that your school could and should do something to remedy the situation but chooses not to would be beyond frustrating. But creating the needed cultural change in a school system may seem like an insurmountable task. UA-KID, an Upper Arlington-based parent organization, found a way to […]

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Documentary Outlines Columbus Neighborhood Revitalization

Hope Madden Hope Madden Documentary Outlines Columbus Neighborhood Revitalization

Local filmmaker James Gilmore fully intends to nab an Oscar at some point. In the meantime, he’d like to direct your attention to the revitalization going on in his hometown neighborhood. Gilmore wrote, directed and produced Live. Work. Worship., a documentary that chronicles the history and renewal specific to the Mt. Vernon Avenue area on […]

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Bexley Native Brings Political Doc Home

Hope Madden Hope Madden Bexley Native Brings Political Doc Home

It’s been a 10-year journey, but Bexley native Travis Irvine thinks the timing may be perfect for his trip from failure to success to more failure to – well, maybe this is the time he can make the biggest impact. In 2007, filmmaker Irvine ran for mayor of Bexley. He’d recently graduated from Ohio University […]

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Inmates Turn into Filmmakers for Wexner’s Pens to Pictures

Hope Madden Hope Madden Inmates Turn into Filmmakers for Wexner’s Pens to Pictures

Chinonye Chukwu has basically always wanted to make movies. “I’ve wanted to be a filmmaker since I was 13 years old,” says the assistant professor of motion pictures at Wright State University. “I just saw the world through scenes, and I dreamt cinematically. That was what I wanted to do.” “I have been teaching filmmaking […]

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Indies Aplenty during H’wood’s Weekend Off

Hope Madden Hope Madden Indies Aplenty during H’wood’s Weekend Off

Hollywood is taking a breather this weekend. No major studio releases. Not one. Some dreck, surely, but nothing big market. There are, however, some amazing indies you can find in theaters around town this weekend, and you should definitely take advantage. Here are some of the best choices. Whose Streets? Screening this weekend only at […]

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