Tag Archives: Film – Feature

Toledo International Film Festival

The Toledo International Film Festival (TIFF) will bring films, cuisine and performances, all with an international flavor, to the Ohio Theatre this month, with a nod to Toledo’s own richly diverse cultural heritage. The festival will feature seven films, kicking off with an English-language German film featuring Craig Robinson—Morris from America (2016)—and ending with Solitaire

2/4 Stars: Lackadaisical Leftism in ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’

New Michael Moore film ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ features plenty of populism but not much pop. “Fahrenheit 11/9″ Rated R, 120 minutes  The ending of “Fahrenheit 11/9” is so powerful and compelling that when the lights in the theater went back on, there was dead silence. No applause, just a stunned hush from an audience that had

Celebrating Hines Farm Blues Club

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.

‘Water’ Works

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.