To University of Toledo film professor and independent filmmaker Holly Hey, the art of cinema isn’t about making crowd-pleasing blockbusters— it’s about focusing the camera lens on important social issues.
On the surface, Hailey Ameling’s film Dilution doesn’t make sense. There’s no narrative, no script, not even any dialogue. But after watching it, you still instinctively “get it.” And that’s the 22-year old filmmaker’s whole point.
It’s a good feeling when you can make the Reverend Horton Heat –aka Jim Heath—laugh so hard he nearly drops his phone. I tell the Reverend (not an official title, in case you were wondering) the first song I played for my daughter after she was born was his decidedly irreverent, entendre-laced party anthem “Let
You never know what to expect from Fostoria filmmaker Matt Erman.
Sometimes you’ll get a trippy sci-fi-influenced journey through the cosmos like his short film Universal Drift, shown at the recent Glass City Film Festival.
Toledo chamber ensemble Sono Novo will pay tribute to the triage link between storytelling, art and music with a performance inspired by the current Toledo Museum of Art exhibition, “Drawn From Classicism.”