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Julia Reichert work in film will be remembered for holding a megaphone to the voices of women and the working class — a thematic thread that ran through many of her most important works.
Longtime villager, filmmaker and activist Julia Reichert died Thursday, Dec. 1, at her Yellow Springs home after living with cancer. She was 76.
“Paul Laurence Dunbar: An American Poet,” produced by the Xenia-based Caesar’s Ford Theatre and directed by the theater’s project manager and playwright, Kane Stratton, will debut at the Dayton Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Neon theater between 7 and 9 p.m.
Jennifer Sharp’s film “Una Great Movie” debuted digitally this month on Amazon. The film, which the village native wrote, directed and edited, was shot primarily on an island in Mexico to which Sharp has strong personal ties.
“Dave Chappelle Live in Real Life,” which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the rural outdoor comedy shows presented by the locally based comedian against the catastrophic backdrop of summer 2020, opened at the Little Art Theatre on Thursday, March 24.
On Saturday, April 2, “A Powerful Thang,” which was shot in large part in the village, will screen at the Little Art Theatre, where it debuted upon its release more than 30 years ago. Filmmaker Davis will make her return to the village for the screening.
Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s recent blockbuster film “Licorice Pizza” wants to remind us of all the thrills, seductions and dramas of adolescence.
Benecio del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” revives the carnivalesque narrative to remind audiences that deception has its consequences.
“It is, after all, both in form and reference, a love letter to The New Yorker and some of its past luminaries.”
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.