Starting September 17, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County downtown branch will present “Cincinnati in the Movies” from September 17th through October 2nd. The celebration of film and local filmmaking includes a photo exhibit, free movie screenings, and panel discussions.
The free film screenings run Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the third-floor Huenefeld Tower Room of the downtown library branch and include:
"Little Man Tate" (1990), Jodie Foster's directorial debut (Sept. 17)
"A Rage in Harlem" (1990) with Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover, Robin Givens and Gregory Hines (Sept. 18)
"The Public Eye" (1991) Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey (Sept. 24)
"Airborne" (1993) with Seth Green and Jack Black (Sept. 25)
"City of Hope" (1990) with Tony Lo Bianco and Joe Morton (Oct. 1).
"Eight Men Out" (1987) with John Cusack, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, John Mahoney and Christopher Lloyd (Oct. 2).
Saturday movies will be followed by a discussion with Lori Holladay, founding Executive Director of the Cincinnati film Commission and people who worked on the films.
After the film on Sundays, a walking tour of movie locations and cinema houses will start at the Cincy Haus at 4:30pm in the Gateway District and on Main Street in Over the Rhine. Hear stories about Jodi Foster, Joe Pesci, Forest Whitaker, director John Sayles and others while seeing the sites where Little Man Tate, Rage in Harlem, Traffic, City of Hope, The Public Eye, and Eight Men Out were filmed. Jim Tarbell and Lori Holladay will be on hand to talk about Cincinnati cinema history. Sunday September 18 at 4:30pm, Sunday September 25 at 4:30pm, Sunday October 2 at Cincy Haus at 1218 Vine Street. Tickets are $25 and available on the Cincinnati Film Festival’s website at www.cincinnatifilmfestival.com, via CincyTicket.com, or via phone, (513) 400-4950.
The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission will exhibit movie stills from not-yet released films including George Clooney's "The Ides of March," and "Seven Below" with Val Kilmer and Ving Rhames. These photographs as well as stills from other locally filmed productions will be on display in the library atrium, 800 Vine Street, through October 10th.
MOTR Pub, located at 1345 Main Street in Over-the-Rhine, presents The Music Documentaries of Cincinnati filmmaker Steve Gebhardt will be presented on Sunday September 25 at 6pm, filmmaker Steve Gebhardt will be present to introduce the film “Ladies & Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones”.
On Monday, September 26th at 6pm the library will be screening “4192: The Crowning of the Hit King” by local filmmakers, Barking Fish Entertainment. The filmmakers will be there for a post-film Q&A and talk about their latest production, "Seven Below".
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The Cincinnati FIlm Festival showcases brave and beautiful films from around the world. The 2011 event will be held September 29 - October 2 with screenings, post-film QAs, panels and workshops, and filmmaker awards all held in downtown Cincinnati.