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Columbus International Film & Animation Festival - Season Tickets

Mar 22, 2018 12:00 AM - Mar 24, 2018 11:59 PM EDT
Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus

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. The 2018 Columbus International Film & Animation Festival will include experimental animation...

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Duet with To Kuyumba

Mar 24, 2018 10:15 PM - 11:45 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

Director Darrin Hoover’s feature-length Duet, the story of two men, one gun, and one dead body, is presented alongside Miroslav Savic’s story of a young Serbian man’s emotional farewell to his father on the eve of a journey to Siberia. DUET Director: Darrin Hoover Runtime: 1 hour, 23 minutes Two men, one gun, one...

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Fishbowl California with Musicians and Magicians

Mar 24, 2018 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

In Michael A. MacRae’s Fishbowl California, a man struggling to find purpose in life is enlightened by a drunk, ailing widow. Presented alongside Musicians and Magicians, the story of Henry, a struggling screenwriter, and his girlfriend, Dorry. Fishbowl California Director: Michael A. MacRae Runtime: 1 hour, 23 minutes A man...

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LGBT Shorts & Awards Presented by Stonewall Columbus

Mar 24, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Auditorium, Columbus

Catch a curated selection of work celebrating the creativity of the LGBT community. Before the screenings, join us for a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Presented by Stonewall Columbus. Films include: Foreign Lovers Director: Timothy Ryan Hickernell Runtime: 18 minutes, 39 seconds A lonely New Yorker serendipitously meets a mysterious foreigner...

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Ohio Documentary Shorts

Mar 24, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:15 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

Explore human trafficking, crises of faith, music, murder, mental illness, and more in this selection of short documentaries from Ohio. Films include: Caught in Columbus Director: Matt Hermes Runtime: 16 minutes, 6 seconds Caught in Columbus examines the issue of human trafficking in Columbus and the rise of CATCH Court, a pioneering...

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Documentary Shorts featuring Prodigy Brothers

Mar 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

Discover the lives of two prodigious Canadian brothers, Josh and Zac, as they pursue their passions in Joe Camoriano’s Prodigy Brothers. Then, stick around for the true-crime tale of hunting Nazi war criminals on the run in Argentina, the story of a community of police officers mourning the death of one of their own, and more in...

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Preschool Poets

Mar 24, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Old snakes, loose teeth, hot tubs, and ugly people in your face: this is the world when you’re four years old. Find unexpected depth in this series of animations bringing the poetry of preschoolers to life, then catch a “making of” documentary that explores the real-world situations that sparked the children’s...

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The Veterans’ Project

Mar 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

The Veterans’ Project Director: Todd Fredricks Runtime: 1 hour, 25 minutes The Veterans’ Project is a feature-length documentary that weaves together the testimonies of injured or ill combat veterans who navigate the complexities of military, VA, and civilian medical systems in seeking treatment and reintegration into civilian...

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Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World

Mar 24, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Auditorium, Columbus

The Columbus International Film & Animation Festival isn’t just for adults. Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World — a long-running festival tradition — features family-friendly cartoons. This year, children of all ages can hunt UFOs, sell stars, explore a Singaporean bazaar, and more in this selection...

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Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World

Mar 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

The Columbus International Film & Animation Festival isn’t just for adults. Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World — a long-running festival tradition — features family-friendly cartoons. This year, children of all ages can hunt UFOs, sell stars, explore a Singaporean bazaar, and more in this selection...

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Not-Quite-Midnight Shorts

Mar 23, 2018 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

Horror, thrills, revenge: These short films taking a dark look at life are perfect for a late-night viewing. Films include: HellthClass Director: Santino Vitale Runtime: 6 minutes, 38 seconds A typical elementary school classroom. Minutes to the bell, the children eagerly await their escape. However, an evil undercurrent is brewing...

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Human Trafficking Panel

Mar 23, 2018 9:15 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Film and animations can be way more than entertaining; art and design can change the world. This year, the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival is proud to showcase the work of creators who are fighting one of the biggest injustices happening in central Ohio and around the world — human trafficking. Join a passionate...

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The Turn Out with KNOW Human Trafficking

Mar 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Human trafficking is a huge problem here in Ohio, across the nation, and around the world. In this session, The Turn Out and KNOW Human Trafficking explore the harsh realities of human trafficking in our world. Join us before the screening for a reception from 6 to 7 p.m., and stick around afterward for a panel discussion on the potential...

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Ohio Shorts

Mar 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

Find feuding brothers, traumatic memories, a man made of metal, misadventures with a call girl named Coffee, and more in this selection of all-Ohio short films. Films include: Prodigal Son Director: Ryan Gagnet Runtime: 15 minutes, 43 seconds A dispute between two brothers as they take on their family farm. Touching Kids Director...

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Narrative Shorts

Mar 23, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Interesting stories can be found anywhere you look in this session of narrative short films. Star-crossed lovers, demon bears, delayed flights, and more await you. Films include: Classico Director: Eli Korn Runtime: 18 minutes, 47 seconds A complex relationship between two brothers, David and Kobi, traveling to Barcelona for the El...

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Experimental Films

Mar 22, 2018
Beeler Gallery, Columbus

Step outside your comfort zone in this selection of boundary-pushing experimental films. Presented at no cost in CCAD’s Beeler Gallery, these films will run on a loop throughout the day. Films include: Cubed Director: Mitchell Rose Runtime: 3 minutes, 29 seconds This digital dance film — a cubist reimagining of the body...

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LGBT Documentary Shorts Presented by Stonewall Columbus

Mar 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Auditorium, Columbus

Don’t miss this curated collection of short documentaries featuring or produced by the LGBT community. Presented by Stonewall Columbus. Films include As Human As I Am, Grey Violet - Odd One Out, Good Morning, Mrs. Rice, and En Pointe.

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Malt Adult

Mar 22, 2018 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Brew tea, dream of the dead, and think about time in this selection of animations for grown-ups. Curated by Columbus adult animation aficionado and CCAD grad Sarah Schmidt, this edgy collection will feature some of the best work screened at Malt Adult over the past year. Films include: Rabbit Blood Director: Yagmur Altan Runtime: 4...

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The Organizer presented by The Columbus Free Press

Mar 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

The Organizer is a portrait of Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of ACORN. Presented by The Columbus Free Press, this screening will be accompanied by a Q&A with Rathke. The Organizer Director: Nick Taylor Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes The Organizer is a portrait of Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of ACORN, as well as...

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Motion Graphics Symposium

Mar 22, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Motion graphics are everywhere — in advertisements, in cinema, and now at the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival. Join a group of industry leaders and talented creators for a symposium on the state of motion graphics in central Ohio.

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Opening Reception

Mar 22, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Lobby, Columbus

Join us during the opening reception of the 66th Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, featuring beer by BrewDog.

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Animated Feature: Constant Space with Schirkoa and The Mud

Mar 22, 2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Explore the stars with humanity in the distant future in director Emmett Fifield’s Constant Space, tag along as a politician faces a tough decision in Ishan Shukla’s Schirkoa, and find understanding through dance in Brandon Omari Lake’s The Mud. Constant Space Director: Emmett Fifield Runtime: 1 hour, 14 minutes It...

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Animated Shorts

Mar 22, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room, Columbus

Kick off the 66th Columbus International Film & Animation Festival with exceptional animations, featuring a famous land-shark detective created by CCAD grad Allie Vanaman, a cantankerous old matchmaker, narcotics addiction in West Virginia, and everything in between. Films include: Where it Floods Director: Joel Benjamin Runtime...

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The Columbus International Film + Video Festival

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM - Apr 23, 2017 11:59 PM EDT
Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus

Founded in 1952, the Columbus International Film + Video Festival is the oldest film festival in the United States. Presented by Columbus College of Art & Design, the festival showcases independent student and professional films from around the world. Learn more at columbusfilmfestival.org. Follow us on social media: Twitter...

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Nana Sponsored by the Columbus Jewish Film Festival

Apr 23, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Drexel Theatre, Columbus

NANA Director: Serena Dykman Runtime: 100 minutes Synopsis: The filmmaker retraces her grandmother’s Auschwitz survival story, and investigates how her lifelong fight against intolerance can continue in the 21st century.

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