Film

This Saturday, director John Cameron Mitchell will appear at the Neon in Dayton for a special screening of his film Short Bus.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Johnathan McNeal from the Neon about the event, which will include live director's commentary from Mitchell.

Short Bus will screen at the Neon with live director's commentary on Saturday, November 5th.  More information here: www.neonmovies.com

Torrey Pines is a both stop-motion animated film and a live theatrical experience.  Director Clyde Petersen spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about creating the film and the theatre piece and bringing it to communities around the country.

Torrey Pines will screen at the Neon in downtown Dayton with live musical accompaniment on Tuesday, November 1st.  More info at: https://www.torreypinesfilm.com/

The film portion of the upcoming Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival will feature a film screening and live improv with the Levinson Brothers.  DMAFF film coordinator (and former Kaleidoscope co-producer) Shelly Hulce and Joel Levinson visited the WYSO studios to talk about the upcoming event and the Levinson brothers' upcoming film.

Dave Barber / WYSO

The kind of storytelling once only found in movie theatres is everywhere now —streamable at Amazon and Netflix, available at ITunes, and on television, too. Community Voices producer Dave Barber wondered how all this content is affecting the two art house cinemas in the region:The Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs and the Neon in Dayton.

An Art House cinema is an independently run theatre that shows movies you don’t see everywhere - foreign films, documentaries, smaller films - often not produced by the big studios.

 

Jonathan McNeal

On Tuesday, students, faculty, and specials guests gathered to welcome Oscar-winning Actor and Director, Tom Hanks to Wright State University.  Hanks was on hand for the opening dedication of the university’s new Center for Motion Pictures, which bears his name. 

Wright State President, David Hopkins says Hank’s relationship with the university goes back to the late 1970s when the actor performed on the Wright State stage.

The Winding Stream is a documentary that explores the many musical generations of the Carter-Cash family. WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota spoke with director Beth Harrington about the film ahead of its local screening.

The Winding Stream will screen at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Spring on Thursday, March 24th at 7pm featuring live music from the Corndrinkers. 

Courtesy of The Weinstein Company

The film Carol makes its debut at the Neon Movies in Dayton Thursday night. The film—much of which was shot in Cincinnati in the spring of 2014—features local residents who served as extras in the film and several Daytonians served on the film’s production crew.

Horrorama, the Dayton area's charity movie marathon is celebrating its 19th year, along with a new location for event at the Danbarry Cinema Huber Heights.  Co-organizers Rick Martin, Matt Brassfield and Matt Joseph visited the WYSO studios to talk about this year's event and the charities it will benefit.

Horrorama 2015 is Friday, October 23rd at the Danbarry Cinema Huber Heights.

Filmmakers Eryn Montgomery and Kel Lind join WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the films they're presenting in this weekend's Big Lens Film Festival, which showcases new work from Wright State University's film program.

The Big Lens Film Festival is Friday, October 16th at the Dayton Art Institute.

Filmmakers Aubrey Keith and Joe Lurie join Kaliedoscope host Juliet Fromholt live in the studio to preivew the Big Lens Film Festival.  The Wright State University filmmakers talked about the experience of going to film school and producing the short films that will screen at the festival.

The Big Lens Film Festival is Friday, October 16th at the Dayton Art Institute.

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