2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
22
2021

Articles About film

  • Little Art Theatre’s new managing director settles in

    As the Little Art celebrates nearly 92 years of operation, Kristina Heaton, its newly hired managing director, is making it her personal mission to continue building a legacy that reflects the values of the theater and of the Yellow Springs community.

  • Bognar, Reichert film— The 9to5 movement

    “9to5” premiered nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens program on Feb. 1. It will air on Dayton’s ThinkTV16 on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 10 p.m., and on ThinkTV14 on Friday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 p.m. Viewers can also stream “9to5: The Story of a Movement” through pbs.org for free this month.

  • Movies return to Little Art big screen

    The 90-year-old local independent theater, the Little Art, reopened two weekends ago after being closed for more than four months.

  • Antioch College film students learn their craft at RNC

    Antioch College student Lillian Burke interviewed an open carry activist at last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Burke and a number of fellow students went to the convention, where they spoke with activists and attendees of all stripes as part of Professor Charles Fairbanks’ media arts class. (Submitted photo)

    Last week’s Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, drew thousands of visitors, delegates, demonstrators and members of the media. Professor Charles Fairbanks, a media arts instructor at Antioch College, wanted his students to experience such a monumental event.

  • Opening minds for inclusive town

    A group of villagers are offering a series of events this Saturday, Dec. 7, to highlight the perspectives of people with disabilities. A documentary, Shooting Beauty, will be shown at the Little Art at 2 and 4:30 p.m., with a panel discussion on the topic of inclusion at 3:30 p.m. at the theater. A potluck dinner at the First Presbyterian Church will follow at 6 p.m. The above couple, Cathy and Dana Culkin, are two of the film’s subjects. (Submitted photo by Courtney Bent)

    When Debra Williamson and her 15-year-old son, Alex, recently put up flyers in downtown stores for an upcoming event, she was pleased that several people, saying hello, called out to Alex by name.

  • ‘Beasts’ held captive one more week

    Beasts of the Southern Wild, a new film by Benh Zeitlin, penetrates with powerful characters and lyrical imagery. It is now playing at the Little Art Theatre.

  • New filmmakers show their work

    “Women Who Yell” to be shown on Thursday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Neon Movies in Dayton, as part of the Big Lens Film Festival, an annual event showcasing the creations of Wright State film students. The film was created by Megan Hague and Kyle Wilkinson, students in the production class of villagers Jim Klein and Julia Reichert. (Submitted photo)

    In Women Who Yell, 20-some 20-something women lose their cool and reveal profound, sometimes hilarious, moments of exasperation normally reserved for best friends, moms or maybe therapists.

  • YS filmmakers travel to New York

    Two Yellow Springs filmmakers, Aileen LeBlanc and Jim Klein, will be filming part of a documentary entitled “Take Us Home” in New York City on Monday, Nov. 8.

  • Eat, Pray, Love

    Monica Hasek organized a Yellow Springs Version of the memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” last Thursday with the help of Yoga Springs Studio, the Winds Cafe and the Little Art.

  • Looking at Yellow Springs through our elders’ eyes

    In 1999 local filmmaker Patti Dallas produced “A Portrait of Yellow Springs Through the Eyes of Our Elders,” a documentary for which she interviewed 17 individuals aged 75 and older. The elders spoke to themes such as the village’s early history, local resources such as Glen Helen and Antioch College, and the landmarks of Yellow Springs.