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Filmmaker Steve Bognar wasn’t initially intending to document the life of a small town when he set out — but for over 12 years, that’s just what he’s done as he’s continued to film the cycles of Yellow Springs life.
Local playwright Kane Stratton is debuting an eight-minute film vignette drawn from a longer script that explores the life of a Black man named Caesar, a “maroon” among the Shawnee people of southwestern Ohio in the 1770s and beyond.
“American Factory,” the documentary film by villagers and filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert, won the Oscar for “Best Documentary Feature” at the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 9.
What’s the best way to connect with the public on the basics of an area of scientific research? Through dance, of course.
“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.