Now showing: Cinema Columbus Film Festival
Cinephiles have a big week ahead, with the Cinema Columbus Film Festival finally premiering after a two-year postponement.
What's happening: Five local venues are scheduled to showcase a variety of independent movies, documentaries and short films Wednesday through Sunday.
If you go: Here is the schedule of events. Tickets are $10, sold individually for each film.
Of note: Several shows include Q&As with filmmakers, including Mike Olenick, of Columbus. He edited "Night's End," a horror flick scheduled for 7pm Friday at Wexner Center for the Arts.
Other local ties: "Black Beauty," a documentary about growing up Black and transgender in Ohio, and "One Last Time," filmed locally, about two spouses navigating a voiceless world.
- The two films will be featured in a block of women-directed short films showing at 3:30pm Saturday at Drexel Theatre and 4:30pm Sunday at Gateway Film Center.
💭 Alissa's thought bubble: After the festival ends, keep an eye on our independent theaters for more fun events you won't find at a corporate chain, like Oscars watch parties and overnight horror movie marathons.
- One of my favorites was MLB opening day at the Drexel, with "Major League" and Cleveland's first game showing back-to-back on the big screen.
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