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CWC September Newsletter

The month that almost wasn't.
   A few days ago I was considering postponing CWC's September films, a poor way to start a new season in a new venue. And, I was the cause – sucked in by a ploy that hijacked our computer and planted malware on the CWC website. You can imagine the mayhem – locked out of the website, changing hundreds of passwords, cancelling credit cards, rebuilding the web and local files that had not been backed up. Yum.
   Now, much later than planned, everything is clean and we can send you to web pages that actually work. We'll present two films this month and roll into a robust October.
   On the bright side, it's a great reason for making September Patron Appreciation Month. We'll offer discounted tix to CWC patrons as a way of saying thank you for past support and to encourage visits to our new venue at the Garfield Theatre, 719 Race Street downtown.
   In addition to a price break on the tix, remember that your ticket stub will get you a 15% discount across the street at the Butcher & Barrel Restaurant.
   Many thanks to Phil Armstrong for the beautiful interior photo, above. See more at Cincinnati Refined. Read about the films in the event listings below and check out the October schedule at the bottom.

Get tickets now Hope to see you soon,

Saturday Sep 15 (4 & 7 pm) and Sunday Sep 16 (4 pm)

A third-party film event presented by Brand Old Productions – created by Cincinnati filmmakers with a local cast and shot at area locations. The producers generously agreed to offer CWC patrons a 20% discount on adult tickets. Use promo code GO75. Trailer, synopsis, parking and ticket info at

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"...
Saturday, Sep 22 (7 pm)

Legendary comedians Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford and Buster Keaton star in this zany, bawdy classic comedy directed by Richard Lester (Hard Day's Night), with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Post-film discussion (in togas?) led by John Alberti and Joe Horine.

This is the cinema portion of a stage and screen collaboration with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, designed to double your fun and make both "Forum" productions uber-accessible. 30% discount for CWC adult film tix, use FUNNYTHING promo code. 15% discount for all CSC productions running through September 29, use CINEMA promo code to order stage play tix ONLINE or by phone, 513 381 2273. **Cincy Shakes just added a 2 pm September 15 performance – excellent seats are available!
Trailer, synopsis, parking, tickets and complete discount info at or call 859 957 3456.

"Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary"...
Wednesday, Sep 26 (7 pm)

How a teenage girl guitar player turned into a grown-up music luminary with attitude, advocating humanist politics and gender equality. Pop culture and cinema authority John Alberti will lead the post-film discussion about the times, the person and women's emerging role in music. 20% discount for CWC adult film tix, use ROCKANDROLL promo code. Trailer, synopsis, parking, and ticket info at or call 859 957 3456.

CWC October Films,
Tix go on sale this weekend, details to follow on the CWC website

Classic Hitchcock: The Lady Vanishes October 11

Votes for Women: Suffragists in Cincinnati + Iron Jawed Angels
October 13-14 – special presentation by Dr. Katherine Durack, plus the contemporary suffrage classic starring Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston.

Love, Gilda October 19-20-21 – just released first-run doc about SNL's Gilda Radner

Scary Movie Fest October 26-27-28 – Bubba Ho-Tep, Hereditary, more TBA

NKU Golden Anniversary Film Series, Thursdays through December 6

Over The Rhine Intl Film Festival, September 26-30

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