“American Factory,” the documentary film by villagers and filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert, has been nominated for the Academy Award for “Best Documentary Feature.”
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Clark, Greene and Madison Counties, or NAMI CGM, will be screening “Almost Sunrise,” a film that explores the effects of mental illness and moral injury on veterans, on Saturday, Nov. 9. The free screening will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.
The year was 1976. Fifty people pitched in $1,200 each to purchase a former ranch in southwestern New Mexico. In the language of the age, they sought to go “back to the land.”
An unhinged general with his finger on the button, ordering a nuclear strike on Eastern Europe? In 2019?
The news came by email. Subject line: “Welcome to the Academy.” For a moment villager Steve Bognar was stumped. “The Academy? The Taekwondo Academy in Fairborn?” he joked in an interview at his Yellow Springs home this week.
The new documentary, ‘American Factory,’ a documentary by local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert, will be released on Aug. 21 on Netflix, it was announced this week.
Yellow Springs filmmaker Julia Reichert is being honored with a retrospective salute at the Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, in New York City, now through June 8.
Imagine a village that looks a lot like this one, but it’s entirely self-sustaining, with its own independent infrastructure, economy, governance — and a whole lot of secrets.
On the morning of March 1, 1954, on an island in the central Pacific, the United States detonated the most powerful atomic bomb it would ever test. In less than a second, the 15-megaton blast irradiated the island chain, as well as 23 Japanese fishermen on a fishing boat.
During Earth Week in Yellow Springs, a new documentary film will screen on the infamous Castle Bravo nuclear test and the history and legacy of U.S. nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific.