The Youngstown Playhouse is hosting the three-day, "Forged in Steel" event, with a different theme each night, each including films about Youngstown, and panel discussions with local historians, film makers, and authors, while the Playhouse transforms into a nostalgic display of yesteryear. This Tuesday through Thursday. Tickets are available at the door for each event. More information can be found on the Youngstown: Forged in Steel Facebook page, or at youngstown playhouse dot com.
The YSU African Student Union's Movie Night features Clint Eastwwod's 2009 film Invictus, on Friday, February 24 at 7:00 pm, in the James Gallery of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The film explores how a country divided can come together to celebrate athletic success.
The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs presents a viewing of the film 13th, Monday, on Monday, February 13, at 6:00 pm in YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ava DiVerny's film 13 exposed the rapid increase of black male incarceration. The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by student organizations, Sisters with a Vision (SWAY), and the NAACP.
The 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera" will be shown at Lakeside Performing Arts Center, Ashtabula Area City Schools, 6600 Sanborn Road, in Ashtabula, on Sunday, October 30th at 4:00 pm. Renowned theater organist David Wickerham with be playing the 1921 Kimball Theatre Organ located in the Arts Center, The event is sponsored by The Lakeside Society for the Performing Arts and Ashtabula Area City Schools. Tickets are available at the door.
The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents guest lecturer Jennifer Keller, director of Rock Dance Company on Friday, October 28, at 2:30 pm, in Room 2200 of Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Keller will discuss filming and editing dance films. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a film screeing of "How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change," followed by a Skype lecture with the film maker, Josh Fox, on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus. This performance is part of the YSU 2016 Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. It is free and open to the public. More informattion available at (330) 941-1753.
The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents a film screeing of "We the People 2.0," followed by a panel with Tish O’Dell and Doug Shields, both from the movie, on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 pm, in Room B100 of Cushwa Hall, on the YSU campus. This performance is part of the YSU 2016 Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. It is free and open to the public. More informattion available at (330) 941-1753.
There will be a screening of Jon Bowermaster's new film "Dear President Obama" on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:00 pm, in Room 1010 of Moser Hall, on the YSU campus. Following the screening will be a live video chat with Mark Ruffalo. Dear President Obama takes us on a cross-country journey to hear from communities impacted by thenational energy policy.
There will be a panel discussion regarding the film The Hunting Ground with Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lynn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence on YSU's campus in Williamson Hall room 2212.
The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a lecture on "Title IX & Campus Sexual Violence," by Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus regarding Sexual Violence on college campuses, and the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22, at noon, in Room 2212 of Williamson Hall on the YSU campus.