Actor Janina Gavankar visited Yellow Springs last Thursday, July 19, for a special preview screening of her new feature film “Blindspotting.”
Local resident Dave Chappelle hosted actor Janina Gavankar at a screening at the Little Art Theatre Thursday, July, 19, of her new feature film “Blindspotting,” a timely comedy-drama.
The 2018 Elaine Comegys Film Festival, presented by The 365 Project, will feature a screening of the documentary “More Than a Month.”
In the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the first time that Jesus meets the Roman procurator who will sentence him to death is during a song called “Pilate and Christ.” For Ted Neeley, this scene was shared for decades by his dear friend, Barry Dennen. Just a few days before Neeley and I recently spoke, Barry had died suddenly.
Playing a Christ who resonates with millions outside of Christianity takes a great deal of faith. For Ted Neeley, that began when he was a bow-legged drummer from Texas who screamed high notes at church gatherings. Ever since, people have been grabbing at the hem of his garment.
Asbury Shorts will return to the village, bringing the 36th Short Film Concert to the Little Art on Thursday, Oct. 26, beginning at 7 p.m.
The indie film “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, comes to Yellow Springs July 24 to 28.
On Saturday, March 4, Antioch College professor Charles Fairbanks will present “Black Girl (La Noire de…),” the 1966 French-language film by director Ousmane Sembéne, at 1 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.
The Asbury Shorts Concert will return to the Little Art Theatre for a second year on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. The Asbury Shorts Concert will present its 35th anniversary show of acclaimed short films.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, Antioch College media arts students and faculty will present their new documentary “The Elephant In Our Room,” which was filmed at the 2016 Republican National Convention.