Four Films With Denison Ties at Columbus Film Festival
Four films with ties to Denison will be screened at the Columbus International Film Festival, taking place over March 22 to 24.
- March 23, 7 p.m., at the Drexel Theater, Bexley: Marc Wiskemann, associate professor of cinema will screen “Leaves of Fall,” Even a man made of metal and wire can feel the effects of time on his heart.
- March 24, 10 a.m., at the Drexel Theater, Bexley: Thomas DeCarlo '05 screens an animated feature “The Encounter,” A rookie government agent goes off on his own to hunt down his first UFO and earn the respect of the other agents.
- March 24, 12:30 p.m., at the CCAD Canzani Center Auditorium: Brian Giovanni '05 screens an animated feature “When Comes the Rain” The local birdbath is empty and the hot sun won’t let up. An ambitious bird gathers his flock to bring the rain down upon them. But how far will he go to get what he wants?
- March 24, 5:30 p.m., at the Drexel Theater, Bexley: Ori Segev '14 and Noah Dixon ’14 screen a short documentary, “Down & Dirty” Follow the three-part music group, New Thousand, as they travel and perform around New Orleans, shedding light on street performance and busking culture of this rich and historic city. From street corner politics to vibrant live concert footage, Down & Dirty captures the spirit of New Orleans street performance through the eyes of a band that risked everything for their musical dreams.
Founded in 1952, the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival is the oldest film festival in the United States. Presented by Columbus College of Art & Design, the festival showcases world-class independent films in central Ohio.