FilmToledo Hosts The Actors’ Workshop

Are you an actor looking to move from the stage to in front of the camera? Meet local filmmakers and other area actors during The Actors’ Workshop, hosted by FilmToledo at the Heatherdowns Branch Library. Actors of all skill and experience levels are welcome to discuss acting techniques, analyze film acting, participate in improv exercises,

Black Swamp Conservancy Screens “The Biggest Little Farm”

The environmental preservation and land trust organization Black Swamp Conservancy will host a free screening of the ground-breaking 2018 documentary, The Biggest Little Farm. Shot over a period of eight years, the film documents new farmers John and Molly Chester as the couple transform acres of disused fields into a sustainable permaculture landscape. While the

Road Film Series Presents “Green Book”

The Toledo Museum of Art’s Road Film Series presents the academy award-winning Green Book. The film, starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, is based on the true story of an Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx driving black classical pianist Don Shirley through the South in 1962. The film highlights their emerging friendship amidst the backdrop

Studio Ghibli Fest

The classic anime film will be shown during Studio Ghibli Fest coming to all Cinemark Theatres. On Wednesday, August 28 at 7pm, see My Neighbor Totoro, which tells the magical tale of sisters Satsuki and Mei and their adventures with the gentle forest spirit, Totoro. This English-dubbed screening will feature the voice actors Lea Salonga

Films in the Great Outdoors: “American Graffiti”

Spend the evening outdoors watching George Lucas’s second feature film American Graffiti starring Harrison Ford, Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfuss. The 1973 classic, considered a homage to Lucas’s hometown of Modesto, California, follows the graduating class of 62’ as they search for meaning in turbulent times in America, seeking out danger and the need for

Summer Classics: “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid”

The 1969 American Western brought together actors Paul Newman and Robert Redford for the first time in their careers and began the start of a lifetime friendship between the pair. At that time, Newman’s career had the actor playing mostly serious screen roles, while Redford was typecast as the light and happy foil. Things changed

25 Years of Shawshank

The Shawshank Redemption ranks as one of the most popular prison-break films of all time, right up there with Papillion and The Great Escape. Marking the film’s 25th Anniversary, the Shawshank Trail will host an actor’s panel, film screening and tour of the film locations around the state including the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield,

2019 New York Cat Film Festival in Ann Arbor

Celebrate International Cat Day with the 2019 New York Cat Film Festival in Ann Arbor! This family-friendly, inspirational set of 13 short films will make you laugh and cry. From an animated story of a kitten who befriends a robot to a documentary about Japan’s cat culture, every cat lover will find a favorite film

Road Films Features “Repo Man”

As the summer exhibition American Car Culture at TMA hits high gear, the series Road Films continues throughout the month of August. On Thursday, August 8 the 1984 cyber-sci-fi flick Repo Man starring Harry Dean Stanton and Emilio Estevez is sure to shake things up. With a hardcore punk soundtrack featuring Iggy Pop, Black Flag

Watch the cult classic “Alice’s Restaurant”

Alice’s Restaurant, the 1969 cult classic staring Arlo Guthrie and Pat Quinn, follows the musician and his friend Alice on a seemingly endless journey through a divided America during the Vietnam War. The film is based on Arlo’s song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” a lively walking blues folk song that made a name for Guthrie. After