Known for her roles in films ranging from Borat to A Star is Born, Luenell has been dubbed the Original Bad Girl of Comedy. She’ll be bringing that bad girl charm to Toledo’s Funny Bone in five stand-up acts that will have you rolling on the floor with laughter. $20 | 7:30pm and 10:15pm Friday,
That’s A Good Way To Get to Heaven: The Music and Life of Big Jack Reynolds documentary showcases some great reasons why this obscure bluesman should be remembered.
This comical web series project is about five college students competing for a scholarship. The creation of Bowling Green State University film students, and assistant professor of film Lucas Ostrowski who directed it, The Study promises to be a fun view into the world of student life. All episodes will be screened at this free
On this week’s Toledo City Podcast, Toledo-born Hollywood actor Oliver Cooper channels his favorite character voices and talks about what makes film and TV stars film and TV stars.
The stunning 20×29 foot projection installation “Different Trains” combines a modern classical score by composer Steve Reich and footage of both sleek passenger trains in prosperous America and historical footage of the livestock rail cars used by the Nazis to transport people to concentration camps. Looking to shed some insight into this 1989 work by
Toledo is home to some talented screenwriters and filmmakers. Get connected with the local scene Sunday when the Glass City Screenwriters host a social gathering. Whether you’re a fellow screenwriter, looking for creative film work or just appreciate the craft, everyone is welcome to attend the meet-up. 2:30-5pm | Maumee Bay Brewing Extension, 201 Morris
History was made during the filming of Alexander Sokurov’s “Russian Ark.” The entire film is a single take – 87 minutes comprised of one continuous moving shot from the first-person perspective. The host and narrator implies that they are no longer among the living, having met their end during a horrible accident – a member
The 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival is in full swing with feature film competitions and shorts. Whether you are into experimental, documentary, or animated films, there will almost certainly be films to suit your taste. Besides the actual screenings, you’ll also see musical performances, panels, roundtable discussions, and get to share your love of film
Developing a history lesson Bowling Green State University alumna, Academy Award-winning actress Eva Marie Saint is coming to the campus for a special March 29 event to talk about her career and to perform staged reading with students from the theatre and film department. The event was initially to be held as a commemorative event
Pairing down over 3,000 submissions from over 65 countries, the Ann Arbor 57th Film Festival will showcase over 100 Short Films and 10 Full-Length Features in just six short days. Titles include: Last Days of Chinatown, Nicole Macdonald; My Friend the Polish Girl, Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek; and Caballerango, Juan Pablo González. Each work
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach, a musical and 1968 art house film, imagines the life of real-life musical duo Johann and Anna Bach. The narrative follows the hip and happening music scene of 18th Century Leipzig, Germany establishing itself in the Bach home, the couple’s dynamics and the career of Johann Bach. Shot in