Film Notes – November 2021

A “Story” comes home
“A Story Worth Living,” local actress and filmmaker Vanessa Leonard’s movie, has been making waves at film festivals and now it finally makes its local premiere with a pair of screenings— one at the Maumee Indoor Theatre on Saturday, November 20, and another at Imagination Station’s KeyBank Discovery Theater on Saturday, November 27. Filmed primarily in Toledo, and voted “Best Locally-Produced Video” in the Toledo City Paper’s Best of Toledo 2020 awards, the movie tells the story of a woman (played by Leonard) who deals with her own mental health issues while falling in love. $10. 7pm. each showing. facebook.com/astoryworthlivingmovie     

“Grease” is the word at the Valentine
A popular and beloved musical returns to the big screen— and this time you can be part of the show! The “Grease Sing-Along Version” will be shown at the Valentine Theatre on Friday, November 12. The screening will feature the complete 1978 film version of the classic Broadway musical “Grease” starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, accompanied by on-screen lyrics so the audience can sing with the characters. $5. 7:30pm. 410 Adams St., 419-242-2787. valentinetheatre.com 

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