Now in its fifth year, the CommUNITY Film Fest Premier Event is comprised of a lineup of 13 films— three in a professional category through the festival’s new partnership with Film Toledo. Though there have been changes over the years, the event has always been about celebrating the roles of people with disabilities, along with
The Toledo Jewish Film Club presents a documentary with a most unexpected story surrounding Bollywood history. Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema reveals a 2,000 year old Indian Jewish community’s incredible influence on the film community. Including stars like Ruby Myers and many other early Bollywood actresses, it explores how Indian Jewish women
Following their first showing (Academy Award best picture winner Moonlight), the University of Toledo African American Film Festival continues with Get Out and Pariah. Jordan Peele’s Get Out is a horror film that might best be described as The Stepford Wives meets Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, an original concept that earned it four Oscars.
The Toledo Museum’s Art House Film and Teen Night event will show Black is the Color, a documentary about African American artists and what they’ve overcome to have their work recognized and exhibited in art galleries. It includes an exploration of the history of changes within the art world, including milestone moments by black artists
John Cusack is like Betty White— it’s simply impossible not to adore him. The erstwhile star of classic ’80s teen films like “Say Anything,” “Better Off Dead,” and “One Crazy Summer”, grew up to star in offbeat fare such as “High Fidelity,” “Being John Malkovich,” and “The Ice Harvest” is now on the road re-screening
In the box office smash, Grosse Pointe Blank, featuring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd, Cusack plays a hitman sent to assassinate a target in Metro Detroit while attending his 10-year high school reunion. The Michigan-made crime comedy, today a cult classic, will screen during a special visit with Cusack. The legendary