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Wander through the world of cinema

September 15, 2013


Sept. 15--From Hollywood classics to avant-garde international films and documentaries, fall brings movie events for every cinematic taste. Here's a list of film festivals and screening events through the end of the year.

Bowling Green State University

-- Tuesdays at the Gish

Sept. 24: Ghost World (2001).

Oct. 1: The Gold Rush (1925).

Oct. 8: The Lady Vanishes (1938).

Oct. 15: Cineposium (BGSU Dept. of Theatre & Film, student production).

Oct. 22: Detour (1945).

Oct. 29: Kansas City Confidential (1952).

Nov. 5: Car Wash (1976).

Screenings for Tuesdays at the Gish are 7:30 p.m. at BGSU's Gish Film Theater and Gallery in Hanna Hall. Admission is free.

-- Sunday Matinees at the Gish

Sept. 22: Battling Butler (1926).

Sept. 29: The Forgotten Clown: Harry Langdon (collection of Langdon shorts).

Oct. 6: Miss Susie Slagle's (1946).

Screenings for the Sunday Matinees at the Gish begin at 3 p.m. and are free.

-- International Film Series

Sept. 26: Where Do We Go Now? (2011, Lebanon).

Oct. 3: Russian Ark (2002, Russia).

Oct. 17: Kung Fu Hustle (2004, China).

Oct. 24: Harakiri (1962, Japan).

Nov. 7: The White Ribbon (2009, Austria).

Nov. 14: Amour (2012, France).

Screenings for the International Film Series are 7:30 p.m. at BGSU's Gish Film Theater and Gallery in Hanna Hall. Admission is free.

Film Focus at Main Library

Monday: Clandestine Childhood (2011, Argentina/Spain/Brazil).

Sept. 30: Free Men (2011, France).

Oct. 7: Koran by Heart (2011, documentary), in partnership with University of Toledo, with a discussion featuring Ovamir Anjum, Imam Khattab Chair of Islamic Studies.

Oct. 14: Festival of Shorts (collection of short films).

Oct. 21: The Light in Her Eyes (2011, documentary), in partnership with University of Toledo, with a discussion featuring Sarah Anjum, scholar of Near Eastern Studies.

Film Focus is at 6:15 p.m. Mondays in the McMaster Center at the Main Library, 325 Michigan St. in downtown Toledo. Admission and parking are free. Information: call 419-259-5285 or visit

Way Library series

-- Real Talk Film Series, 10 a.m. Thursdays with a guest speaker.

Oct. 10: The More the Merrier (1943, Evan Chase).

Nov. 14: Too Many Girls (1940, Phyllis Gallo).

Dec. 12: The Third Man (1949, Dennis Vaughn).

-- Reel Art Film Series, 7 p.m. Fridays

Sept. 27: Monsier Lazhar (2011, French-Canadian).

Oct. 11: The Thief (1997, Russia).

Nov. 22: Mumbai Diaries (2010, India).

Dec. 20: The Butterfly (2002, France).

-- Show Me the Movie Film Series, 2 p.m.

Oct. 1: 42 (2012).

Nov. 7: Great Gatsby (2012), showings at 2 and 7 p.m.

Dec. 3: To be determined

Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave, Perrysburg. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 419-874-3135 or visit

Lyric PhotoplaySociety

Oct. 27: Forbidden Planet (1956).

Dec. 15: Christmas in Connecticut (1945).

Society screenings are 2, 4:30, and 7 p.m. at Maumee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St. in Maumee. Admission is $5. Information: 419-897-8901.

Documentary Society of St. Andrew's

The Documentary Society meets at 6 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2770 W. Central Ave., to watch and discuss a variety of important, controversial, eclectic, and entertaining documentaries. The screenings are free and open to the public and pizza is available for a small donation.

Information: call 419-473-1367, email, or visit

Contact Kirk Baird at or 419-724-6734.


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