Michigan organist Stephen Warner will perform a live score accompanying a screening of the silent film, The Haunted House.
Following the story of public education since the founding of the Toledo Board of Education in 1849, Toledo Stories: A Chance for Every Child is WGTE’s newest production.
As the story goes, a farmer wouldn’t let his daughter date the son of a school bus driver. One day, the driver, transporting a bus full of kids down Wood County’s Holcomb Road, saw the farmer and snapped, driving the bus into him and causing the deaths of several young passengers.
The revitalization of Toledo’s downtown is the subject of Nick Corbin’s two-part documentary, Reclaiming Spaces. What began as Corbin’s work on a project for the Toledo Design Center became a larger endeavor, bringing a sampling of Toledo business owners into the discussion of what downtown could be.
The people who are behind the camera and editing a film are unseen by the audience, yet the story cannot be told without them. From September 17-21, the University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film will host one of these critical players, motion picture editor and filmmaker Mike Goodier, as a Guest Artist-in-Residence. The
The Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s annual independent film festival, Film Focus, returns with six award-winning independent, international films centered on themes of unity, family and culture. The series begins on Monday, September 24 with the French and Arabic drama In Syria, the award-winning story about a mother protecting her family from a sniper outside
Tucked away in Swanton, a stone’s throw west of Toledo, is a musical institution. Opened in 1957, the venue saw some of the biggest names in blues –– B.B. King, Count Basie, John Lee Hooker and countless others— play before boisterous crowds. The club was run by a music-loving couple who were the first African Americans in Northwest Ohio to obtain a liquor license.
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.
What’s your favorite joke from The Three Stooges? Not sure? Why not borrow one from Curly— “I’m trying to think, but nothing happens!” Refresh the memories of some of Moe, Curly, and Larry’s best one-liners and physical comedy during the Three Stooges Film Festival. Catch seven Stooges short films— including Cookoo Cavaliers and Violence is
Adapting isn’t easy, but it’s required for survival. But what about when we choose to adapt instead of surviving? Director and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman took the risk with the 2002 metafilm, Adaptation, which he was certain would tank his career. The film centers on the struggle of adapting a screenplay that’s based on the experience