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The Way We Were

The “sneakily brilliant” comedy COMPUTER CHESS makes its Ohio premiere at the Akron Art Museum. Andrew Bujalski’s film is an authentically retro story about early 1980s computer programmers pondering artificial intelligence while their programs try to defeat each other at … Continue reading

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Videogames go indie and get interesting

“There are victories, defeats, tears and smiles. Indie Game: The Movie is a must-see doc for anybody that fancies themselves a gamer or for anyone who gets sucked into a good underdog story.” -Ain’t It Cool News Indie Game: The … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 5/17-19: The Uninvited, Le Havre, The Yellow Sea & more!

Surf waves of action and violence in epic South Korean thriller THE YELLOW SEA! Na Hong-jin, the South Korean director of THE CHASER, returns with another nerve-wracking, stomach-churning action epic! THE YELLOW SEA tells of a debt-ridden Korean-Chinese taxi driver … Continue reading

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Spark! Family Film Fest

The Akron Art Museum and Akron Film invite parents to bring their young film connoisseurs to the museum on Saturday, May 19, from 12 – 3 pm to enjoy an afternoon of engaging, high-quality family films in the Charles and … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 2/23-26: Don Hertzfeldt in person, Chaplin’s Gold Rush, Oedipus Rex & more!

Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt appears in person on Friday night! On Friday night at 7:30 pm the Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt, who created some of the most popular short films ever shown at the Cinematheque (among them “Billy’s Balloon,” “Rejected,” … Continue reading

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9th Annual International Short Film Festival

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce The 9th Annual Standing Rock International Short Film Festival. This popular annual event has an exciting line-up of shorts with films from as far away as Australia, Hungary, England, and from as … Continue reading

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Live Music with The Bluestones prior to Sidewalk Cinema 8.26.11

We are pleased to announce that once again, The Bluestones will be kicking out the jams, live and in person, prior to the film screening at 7pm! WHO: Standing Rock Cultural Arts and Downtown Businesses WHAT: Sidewalk Cinema -A Downtown … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Megumi Sasaki Lecture at the Akron Art Museum

Filmmaker and director Megumi Sasaki will give a free lecture at the museum on Thursday, September 8 at 6:30 pm about her film Herb & Dorothy: You don’t have to be a Rockefeller to Collect Art. Sasaki will be speaking … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 7/28-31: The Man Who Fell To Earth, Barbarella at the Norwalk Theatre

David Bowie stars in Roeg’s newly-restored, uncut THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH! Ziggy Stardust – er, David Bowie – plays an alien searching for water for his drought-stricken planet in Nicolas Roeg’s THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (1976), … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 7/21: The Kid From Cleveland

Members of the World Champion 1948 Cleveland Indians (Bob Feller, Lou Boudreau, Tris Speaker, Hank Greenberg, Satchel Paige, Gene Bearden, Bill Veeck, et al.) come together to help a troubled teenage fan (“Rusty” Tamblyn) in THE KID FROM CLEVELAND (1949), … Continue reading

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