Tag Archives: Film

3rd Annual Maumee Film Festival gears up

The Maumee Film Festival, a chance for Toledo area filmmakers to show their skills behind the camera, is hosted at the Maumee Indoor Theater, Saturday, Sept. 23. This year’s panel of judges, who personally watch and rank the submitted films, includes Katie Holmes, her sister Tamera Fretti and Maumee native and actor Robert Knepper, best

Fathom Events presents special E.T. showing

Phone home and tell your loved ones you’ll be late when E.T. (1982) comes to the movie theaters as part of a special Fathom Events presentation. Celebrating the classic film’s 35th anniversary, a pre-show introduction by Turner Classic Movies hosts Ben Mankiewicz and Tiffany Vazquez, precedes the celebrated story of a boy who befriends an

A Very Sordid Wedding to screen at the Maumee Indoor Theatre

Initially a play with rave reviews and then a series on Logo, Sordid Lives told the story of being gay and coming out in a conservative Texas town. A Very Sordid Wedding picks up on film where the play left off. This sequel features many of the beloved and kooky characters of the original story, but now

UT Fridays on Film Series screens A Space Odyssey

School is back in swing, and in addition to homework and hacky sack in the quad, get stoked for the return of the UT Fridays on Film series and their presentations of films that will make you a better person. First up on the new year is Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Famous

Toledo-born filmmaker brings his divine comedy back home

Mark A. Cummings dreams of a new Hollywood, here in Ohio. Well, maybe that’s putting an extreme spin on it, but the Toledo-born Cummings certainly has big screen dreams for his home state. With his production company, Awalkonwater Entertainment, Cummings has recently released his fourth Ohio-shot film, Holy Hustle. Filmed down in Columbus, where Awalkonwater