Before she formed the riot grrrl band Bikini Kill in 1990, singer Kathleen Hanna was just another private-school student trying to find herself. Contrary to popular opinion, the teachers at trendy Evergreen College in Olympia, Washington, didn’t take kindly to her literary experiments, so she refrained from letting her emotions go.
As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major markets, the Nightlight in Akron will present a special advance screening of Salt and Fire, a new thriller from director Werner Herzog that centers on an ecological disaster in South America.
Earlier today, the folks at the Cleveland International Film Festival announced their schedule for this year’s event, which takes place from March 29 to April 9 at Tower City Cinemas. The festival will also include select neighborhood screening locations.
In all, CIFF will showcase 202 feature films and 216 short films from 71 countries. Tickets go on sale to members at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 10, and to the general public at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 17.
Set to open on March 10 at the Cedar Lee Theatre, the documentary film KEDI centers on a handful of the hundreds of thousands of cats that roam the streets of Istanbul, Turkey. For thousands of years, Istanbul street cats have wandered in and out of people's lives, and the film documents those wanderings.
To help Cleveland’s street cats, the Cedar Lee Theatre has just announced that it will partner with area shelters who will bring cats in need of homes to the Cedar Lee during select screenings.
As part of the New York Film Critics Film Series, a regular series of ongoing preview screenings that takes place in about 50 selected major markets, All Nighter, a new comedy/drama starring Emile Hirsch, Analeigh Tipton and J.K. Simmons, will screen on March 20 at the Nightlight in Akron.
The movie centers on the hijinks that take place when when a “globe trotting, workaholic father” (Simmons) discovers his daughter (Tipton) has gone missing. He then forces her banjo-playing ex-boyfriend (Hirsch) to help him find her over the course of one “increasingly crazy” night.