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.

Neon Movies

The Dayton LGBT Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and to find out about this year’s selections, we spoke once again with Jonathan McNeil, manager at the Neon Movies in downtown Dayton.

McNeil says festival passes sold out quickly this year but individual tickets are still available for all shows.  Friday night's ticket stub will get you into an expanded after-party at Gilly's nightclub following the movie.

Local filmmaker and photographer Jennifer Taylor and musician and filmmaker Tim Gebard visit the WYSO studio to talk about their collaboration, The Fall League.  The film tells the story of a senior citizens softball league and is gaining national attention.  Tim and his son Aaron also performed music from the film live in the WYSO studios.

The life of a local sports legend will play out in a short documentary film premiering tonight in Dayton.

In the 1970’s, Dwight Anderson was nicknamed "The Blur" because of his speed on the basketball court. As a sophomore, he led Roth High School to a state championship title in 1975 and as a senior in 1978 was named top high school player in the country.

Anderson went to play for the universities of Kentucky and Southern California and was a second round NBA draft pick for the Washington Bullets in 1982.

This week, a free screening of the new documentary film, Vanishing Borders will take place at the Madden Hills Library in Dayton. The film gives viewers a look into the lives of four immigrant women living in New York City and transforming their communities. Then after the film, director and producer, Alexandra Hidalgo, will discuss the documentary with author Katrina Kittle and member of the audience. Kittle is a former teacher and mentor of Hidalgo's.

In this edition of WYSO Weekend: Rediscovered Radio and Community Voices. Plus we’ll hear about a possible shared space in downtown Dayton that would give residents access to high tech digital equipment, and a documentary film making it’s debut in Dayton next week. See full program details below.

Celebrating its 18th year of horror movie marathons, Horrorama Dayton returns to Englewood Cinema this Halloween season. Organizers Matt Brassfield, Rick Martin and host A. Ghastlee Ghoul visisted the WYSO studios and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about this year's event.

Horrorama 2014 is October 24th at Englewood Cinema.

Epic-Con Ohio combines elements of sci-fi, horror, wrestling, gaming, and car shows for a two-day convention in downtown Dayton.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Epic Con promoter Sheri Yarbrough about the upcoming event.

Epic Con is October 24 and 25th at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.