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Gateway Film Center

The Gateway Film Center is central Ohio’s first dedicated film center and features a diverse mix of independent and commercial film in an intimate and stimulating environment. The interesting film mix, Martini Shot Bistro, state of the art digital projection systems, guest friendly staff and sophisticated atmosphere make the Gateway Film Center the definitive cinema of choice for area film lovers. More information can be found at www.gatewayfilmcenter.com.

The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

With the threat of protests and the coronavirus raging, what’s going to happen to Downtown Columbus? On the occasion of his recent retirement, we spoke with the former executive director of the two Downtown special improvement districts, Cleve Ricksecker, about the state of Downtown, why he retired, and why Columbus needs a screamer. Shownotes for […]

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NFF: Masquerade Launches Wednesday

George Wolf George Wolf NFF: Masquerade Launches Wednesday

It was the summer of widespread discontent, and Jason Tostevin, programmer and co-founder of Nightmares Film Festival at Gateway Film Center, had a decision to make.  In only four years, Tostevin and his team had built NFF into a festival dubbed “the Cannes of Horror,” with a reputation as a can’t-miss fest experience that was […]

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The Confluence Cast: Matter News

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Matter News

What makes news in Columbus? From gentrification to policing to protests, Matter News is presenting issues with an approach meant to build trust while avoiding bias. In this week’s episode, Matter News’ Editor-in-Chief, Jaelynn Grisso, talks about their non-profit structure, how they choose and execute their coverage, and the importance of objectivity in reporting. Shownotes […]

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Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

Walker Evans Walker Evans Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

NOTE: This post was originally published in July 2019 and has been updated for each event in the series. Columbus Underground is excited to announce that in partnership with the Gateway Film Center, locals can participate in the political process through the screening of the 2020 Presidential debates. Many of these free-to-attend event will include […]

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Ohio Author Knocks ’em Stiff at Netflix

Hope Madden Hope Madden Ohio Author Knocks ’em Stiff at Netflix

Donald Ray Pollock, writer of the 2011 novel The Devil All the Time and narrator of Antonio Campos’s film adaptation, was as surprised as anyone to see Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sebastian Stan knocking around Knockemstiff, Ohio. OK, so the movie itself was filmed in Alabama, which is where those actors and more—Riley Keough, […]

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Gateway Film Center Reopening Soon

Hope Madden Hope Madden Gateway Film Center Reopening Soon

It’s been five long months, but Gateway Film Center is the next Columbus movie theater to turn on the projectors and pop some corn. The film center reopens Monday, August 31, with limited screenings, cashless ticketing, and extra large plans for Tenet. “I am not a patient person,” says Chris Hamel, GFC president and programmer […]

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The Confluence Cast: Test City, USA

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Test City, USA

Is the Columbus startup scene ready for its closeup? In this episode, independent creator Jay Clouse talks about his documentary film, Test City, USA, which paints a portrait of the Columbus tech scene and the funding that supports it. In addition to the film and the scene at large, we talk about Jay’s path, the importance of […]

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