Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

Community Film Series Sponsored By OWU

17 Feb , 2019  

This past week we shared a post about the upcoming Documentary Film Festival coming to Ohio Wesleyan University later this month.

As it turns out, that’s not the only film event hitting Delaware County this spring.

The Community Film Series returns to the Strand Theatre this year for seven weeks in March and April. The annual series is a collaboration between the historic movie theatre, 28 E. Winter St., Delaware, and the Ohio Wesleyan University Department of English and Film Studies Program. More…

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Documentary Film Festival To Showcase Student Filmakers

13 Feb , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University student-filmmakers will screen and discuss their works at 7 PM on February 22 during the 15th Annual OWU Documentary Film Festival. The free event will be held in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware.

All of the student-filmmakers were enrolled fall semester in the university’s Ethnographic and Documentary Film and Filmmaking class, taught by Mary Howard, Ph.D., professor of sociology/anthropology, and Chuck Della Lana, director of media services. More…

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Actor And Filmmaker To Present Documentary

20 Jan , 2019  

Five black and Latino teenagers were convicted of the 1989 rape and beating of a white jogger in New York City’s Central Park and then spent between six and 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed that he alone had committed the near-fatal crime.

How could this happen?

Author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will screen and discuss “The Central Park Five” – the award-winning documentary she co-directed with her father, Ken Burns, and husband, David McMahon – about the shocking crime and its tragic aftermath. The film is based on her book, “The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York City’s Most Infamous Crimes.” More…

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OWU Announces November Public Event Schedule

18 Oct , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University has shared its November 2018 lineup of public events.

For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a schedule of Battling Bishops athletics competitions, visit www.battlingbishops.com. Events in November include the following: More…

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OWU Hosting Hispanic Film Festival

6 Sep , 2018  

 Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2018 Hispanic Film Festival kicks off Sept. 11 and continues through Nov. 1, showcasing five movies from Spain and Latin America.

Each free screening will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Some films may contain mature themes and language. All screenings will conclude with a discussion led by Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty. More…

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