The Tree City Film Festival showcases contest films

Sylvania’s Tree City Film Festival prides itself on being a showcase where anyone can make a film, but not everyone can make a film from scratch in 50 hours. For those that can, Tree City’s 50-Hour Film Challenge is the time to get busy. Fast. Going in blind The challenge starts with everyone meeting up

Uniting Muslims and Christians

In the political climate of 2017, it can seem unlikely that Christians and Muslims would be able to come together for the common good of the global community. Rewind to the 13th century, in the middle of the Fifth Crusade, when Europeans were set to take control of the Holy Land by overpowering a Muslim

Monthly Classic movie Afternoon shows The Man Who Knew Too Much

Morocco is the setting for high stakes espionage when Alfred Hitchcock directs Jimmy Stewart in The Man Who Knew Too Much. Playing at the Waterville Branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library as part of their monthly Classic Movie Afternoon, Stewart stars as a father whose son has been kidnapped in a twisting plot

Ann Arbor Film Festival digital tour stops at the Ohio Theatre

Can’t wait for the 55th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) to kick off on March 21? Start reel early when the AAFF Digital Tour stops in Toledo. The Toledo City Paper and the Ohio Theatre and Event Center will host a 100 minute preview of nine experimental, documentary and narrative videos hand-selected from the

Film Showings at The Valentine Theatre

Settle in with a timeless classic. Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, a comedic tale of a coldhearted weatherman forced to relive the same day over and over until he becomes a better person. Part of the Silver Screen Classic Film Series, this is a great movie to watch with an audience. Full

Escape to a simpler era with The Maltese Falcon

If you yearn for a simpler era, when men wore fedoras and everybody had a motive, check out The Maltese Falcon. The film stars Humphrey Bogart as private investigator Sam Spade, hot on the case of a mysterious, jewel-encrusted bird statue. Mary Astor plays the dame. Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet also star in this

9 films for people scared of romance

The Ohio Theatre is all about hearts this Valentine’s Day— stabbing them, that is. With a My Bloody Valentine (1981) screening and cocktail event at 8pm Tuesday, February 14, the theater offers a safe haven for those who don’t otherwise have plans on the loneliest day of the year. If you do have a date,