Film

YSU Energy Lecture Series: Josh Fox: The Truth Has Changed

The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents The Truth Has Changed, a live solo monologue by Josh Fox tracing the arc of American political life from 9/11 to the Trump era. This free event will be held on Thursday, September 13th, at 7:00 pm, in room B112 of Cushwa Hall, on the campus of Youngstown State University.

YSU McDonough Museum of Art: New Immigrant and Refugee Visions, Short Films

The YSU John J. McDonough Museum of Art presents screenings of New Immigrant and Refugee Visions, a collection of short documentary films made by new immigrants that provide a unique insider perspective on the immigration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture.  Screenings are through Friday, October 26.  Sreening times and more information at mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.

 

 

Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival: Footnote

The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, presents the Israeli film, Footnote, on Sunday, October 14, at 4:30 PM, at Encore Cinema, in Niles. Niles Talmud scholar Eliezer Shkolnik has worked in obscurity at Jerusalem's Hebrew University. In contrast, Eliezer's son, Uriel, also an academic, has published many books and received numerous accolades. Eliezer looks down on his son's achievements and pursuit of fame, and so the pair have a rocky relationship.

Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival: The Invisibles

The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, presents the German film, The Invisibles, on Thursday, October 11, at 7:00 PM, at Movies 8 Boardman. The Invisibles tells the stories of four Jewish survivors in Berlin, interweaving their testimony with highly accomplished dramatizations, an unusual hybrid approach that brings edge-of-the-seat suspense to their years spent underground.   Tickets available at Movies 8 Boardman.

 

Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival: Who’s Gonna Love me Now?

The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, presents the documentary film, Who’s Gonna Love me Now?, on Thursday, October 4, at 7:00 pm PM, at Movies 8 Boardman. [Saar was expelled from his religious kibbutz and fled to the UK. There he created a new family with the London Gay Men's Chorus and now, after 19 years, and after learning he is HIV positive, an ex-Israeli paratrooper attempts to reconcile with his religious family back in Israel in the hope of a reconciliation.]   Tickets available at Movies 8 Boardman.

 

Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival: Wrestling Jerusalem

The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, presents the film, Wrestling Jerusalem, on Thursday, September 27, at 6:30 PM, at Encore Cinema, in Niles. Aaron Davidman embodies seventeen different characters in and around the sacred city of Jerusalem as he takes us on an eyeopening journey into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian story.  

Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival: Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, presents the documentary film, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, on Sunday, September 16, at 7:00 PM, at Encore Cinema, in Niles. It is the first major film documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America.   

Stambaugh Auditorium: Jekyll and Hyde Silent Movie

Stambaugh Auditorium presents the classic, silent horror film, Jekyll and Hyde, featuring live organ accompaniment by Dorothy Papadakos, on Sunday, October 29th, at 4:00 pm. This film is presented at no charge to the public, but tickets are required. More at stambaughauditorium.com.

YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences: Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment

The YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences and the YSU James Dale Ethics Center present a free screening of the film We The People 2.0followed by a discussion, on Thursday October 12, at 7:00 pm, in Cushwa Hall, Room B100, on the YSU campus. The event is part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

Red Phoenix International Film Festival

The Red Phoenix International Film Festival takes place on Saturday July 29, 11:00 am - 9:30 pm, and Sunday, July 30th, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, at 49 South Sharpsville Avenue in Sharon.  A wide variety of films, ranging from fun quirky shorts and music videos to actions and thrillers, will be presented.  Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.  Tickets are $5 and available at the door.  More information on the festival available at 360-723-8469 or 207-459-8385. 

 

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