Film Section

  • Little Art Theatre celebrates one year of its rebirth

    One year after reopening, Little Art Theatre staff members are thrilled that attendance and concession sales at the renovated theater are growing. Pictured are, from left, in front of the concessions: Andy Holyoke, Mark Breza, Evan Pitstick and Angela Moore; behind the concessions, back row: Margaret Veenstra, Josh Zinger, Anna Carlson, Rita Monaghan, Acala Cresci; front row: Paula Hurwitz, Cindy Hoffman, Gilah Pomeranz, Jenny Cowperthwaite, Margaret Morgan. Not pictured are longtime employees Lin Wood, Jeanna Gunder­Kline, Karla Horvath and Kendra Cipollini. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Apparently, if you re-build it, they will come. Since the Little Art Theatre was gutted and renovated for $600,000 a year ago, moviegoers have streamed in.

  • Little Art hosts Williams film tribute

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    The Little Art Theatre hosts a Robin Williams tribute this Saturday afternoon. The theater will fun “The World According to Garp,” and “Good Will Hunting.”

  • Filmmaker to present master class, Nixon film

    Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye is coming to Antioch College to show a free screening of his and Penny Lane's 2013 film.

    Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye will give two presentations, both free and open to the public, on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Antioch College.

  • The Passive House solution

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    Keeping up on the latest climate change projections can be downright depressing. But a local nonprofit offers a dose of hope with its new film on how to build homes that emit 80 percent less carbon dioxide. “Passive House Revolution” tells the story of this aggressive new building standard from the perspective of the Germans […]

  • “Passive House Revolution” film premieres here

    A Passive House in Butler, Ohio. (Photo by Faith Morgan)

    Local non-profit Community Solutions premieres its latest film, “Passive House Revolution,” on Thursday, May 22. The film showcases the Passive House, the world’s most aggressive building energy use standard, which can cut heating and cooling energy by 80 percent.

  • Saari to host series: Modern Political Films

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    Professor Jon Saari will host an eight-part Modern Political Films series at Antioch University Midwest in May and June.

  • Documentarian asks what makes community

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    What is it about Yellow Springs that gives the town such a strong sense of community?
    That’s the question that local filmmaker Patti Dallas asks more than 30 local people in the first part of a new documentary series on the village, “Yellow Springs — Exploring the Elements of Community.”

  • The Little Art Theatre gets a little bigger

    Local political theorist Kurt Miyazaki, who also owns the Emporium Cafe, gave a talk and showed film clips on the fascist aesthetic in films at the Little Art Theatre on a recent Saturday. Miyazaki, who used to teach a class on film theory and political ideologies at Wittenberg University, was the first speaker in a new Little Art series, “Let’s Talk Movies” that explores different aspects of filmmaking and cinema. It runs the first Saturday of each month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new series, “Let’s Talk Movies,” is an opportunity for theatergoers to see rare films and learn more about cinema as an art form, while it broadens the educational reach of the theater