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Film Festival of Columbus

Gateway Film Center . 1550 North High St . Columbus . Ohio . 43201

2019 SELECTED FILMS

List of films below, schedule coming soon!

BLISS (2019)

A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiraling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.

 

BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (2019)

A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera.

 

HARPOON (2019)

Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.

 

THE FAN CONNECTION (Documentary, 2019)

In the Rust Belt city of Buffalo, NY, frustration is at an all time high after decades of decline and broken promises. Not seeing a path to renewal for their city in the politicians or corporations who have let them down for decades, the beleaguered yet loyal citizens turn to their professional hockey team for relevance, not just for their city, but for themselves.

 

LIKE HARVEY LIKE SON (Documentary, 2019)

On May 30th, Ultrarunner and Cincinnati based high school teacher Harvey Lewis set out to conquer the Appalachian Trail in record-breaking fashion. Together, he and his 78-year-old father-turned-crewchief navigate remote wilderness and unpredictable weather on their 2,190 mile journey to the top of Mount Katahdin.

 

VITAMANIA, THE SENSE AND NONSENSE OF VITAMINS (Documentary, 2019)

A documentary about vitamins: the history of their discovery, the dietary supplement industry, and the dangers of both deficiencies and excessive intake.

 

5A5B, THE SERIES (Episodic Ohio Premiere, Episodes 1 & 2, 2019)

He’s a gay geek avoiding 30. She’s a suburban divorcée embracing 50. Together, neighbors Kev and Jan confront New York’s daily disasters...

PICK IT UP: SKA IN THE 90’S (Documentary, 2019)

Chronicles the rise and fall of Third Wave Ska music in the US of the 1990s.

 

KNIVES AND SKIN (playing at Wexner Center, 2019)

"Knives and Skin" is a mystical teen noir that follows a young girl's disappearance in the rural Midwest and its effect on teens and parents.

 

FLASH BACK FRIDAY - ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981, 4K Restoration)

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

A CHANCE OF SNOW (2018)

When it's Christmas time in Texas, all things are possible as long as there is a chance of snow.

THE PURSUIT (Documentary, 2019)

Professional musician turned intrepid economist Arthur Brooks travels around the globe in search of an answer to the question: How can we lift up the world, starting with those at the margins of society? His journey takes him through the chaotic streets of Mumbai, a town in Kentucky left behind by the global economy, a homeless shelter in New York, a street protest in Barcelona, and a Himalayan Buddhist monastery. Along the way, he discovers the secrets not only to material progress for the least fortunate, but also true and lasting happiness for all.

MY DADS, MY MOMS, AND ME (Documentary, 2019)

In 2007, three families and five children of gay fathers let the camera into their lives. Twelve years later the camera returns to find out how the kids are faring as teenagers.

SPEED OF LIFE (2019)

In 2016, June and Edward are in the midst of an argument when Edward suddenly falls into a wormhole created by David Bowie's death.

* ADDITIONAL FEATURES ANNOUNCED SOON

SHORTS LIST - DETAILS COMING SOON

Stairwell Stories

The Black Basilisk

Things Would Be Different

Love/Sick

The Reason We’re Still Here

CURTAINS

Diamond Jim Greene: "Prison Blues"

Swing Shift

The Sun Shines at Night

Cells

Where The Shadows Fall

Donny and Clive

Flopsee & Buttercup

Colorfool

Dark Deco

Far Shores - Love Someone

He Sees You When You're Sleeping

The Way You Saw Me

The Fifth Mode

The Baker Brothers

Left Turn 2

The Bibcocks' Incursion

Capital in the Sixties

R.V

A Quiet Record Store Isn't Right 

Poor Baby

The M.I.C.E. in the Wall

Wake Up!

The Escape

Butterfly in the Livingroom

Here & Beyond

The Markov Chain

Censoring Nuremberg

Secouer

Stari Grad (Old Town)

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

2019 Film Columbus Film Summit - Friday, September 13th

Film Columbus and Columbus College of Art & Design Teen Scriptwriting Contest Winners

NY Dog Film Festival special presentation by Tito's Vodka

FFOCOL Ohio Shorts

FFOCOL Ohio Shorts Competition

FFOCOL Ohio Doc Block

FFOCOL International Shorts

FFOCOL U.S. Shorts

 

 

* LIST AND SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

VIP PASS: All access pass to ALL films, parties, and events plus a guaranteed seat at the Film Columbus 2019 Film Summit.

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FESTIVAL PASS: Your pass to all films during the festival.