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Film Section

  • New programs at the Little Art— Fancy a weekday matinee?

    From left: Facilities Manager Brian Housh and owner Jenny Cowperthwaite pose in the lobby of the Little Art Theatre. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It’s a weekday afternoon, you have a few free hours, you want to see a movie. Wish the Little Art were open? Now it is.

  • 365 Group to show iconic Spike Lee film

    The 365 Group will sponsor a free screening of "Do the Right Thing" by Spike Lee this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Little Art Theatre. A discussion of the film moderated by Basim Blunt will follow, and the film is free for all. Shown above is a still from the film, with director Lee, who also starred, in the Dodgers jersey.

    The Spike Lee film “Do the Right Thing” will be shown this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Little Art Theater, in honor of Black History Month.

  • Star Wars, Nothing but Star Wars – a YS News perspective on Ep. VII

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    Star Wars fans have had the further adventures of Han and Luke and Leia in their heads for at least 32 years – how does the new movie compare to their expectations?

  • Snap a selfie with Jesus and Pilate

    Stars of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Barry Dennen and Ted Neeley, will visit Yellow Springs for screenings of the film March 27–29 at the Little Art Theatre where they will answer questions and sign autographs. Dennen, left, played Pontius Pilate in the 1973 film; Neeley was in the role of Jesus. (Submitted photo)

    Just in time for Easter, locals will have the chance to snap a selfie with Jesus and Pontius Pilate. The stars who portrayed the Biblical figures in the 1973 film “Jesus Christ Superstar” will attend a weekend of screenings at the Little Art Theatre, March 27–29.

  • Actor Ted Neeley talks ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

    Barry Denned, as Pilate, places the crown of thorns on the head of Ted Neeley, as Jesus in a stage revival of "Jesus Christ Superstar." Both Dennen and Neeley will be in Yellow Springs March 27–29 for screenings of the film and Q&A at the Little Art.

    The Little Art Theatre will host screenings of classic 1973 rock opera film “Jesus Christ Superstar” Friday through Sunday, March 27–29.

  • Film eyes microbiome at birth

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    The moment of birth is a joyful miracle — a time when the loving bond between parent and child is first formed. But something else is formed in that moment that could be the key to the child’s lifelong health, according to an award-winning 2014 documentary.

  • Little Art, big schedule: ‘Nanook’ leads documentaries

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s the dead of winter. What to do? You still have to get out of the house once in a while. You still have to have some fun.

  • Watch Chaplin, hear live music

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    Yellow Springs native Martha Hyde returns to the Little Art as one of three musicians of the New River Ensemble, who will perform original music set to the silent classics of Chaplin and Buster Keaton.

  • “Microbirth” turns microscope on birth practices

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    A free film and panel discussion at the Little Art Theatre will discuss the impact of various birth practices on the newborn’s bacterial microbiome.

  • 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.

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