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Stand By Me Next King Film At The Ren

23 May , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the fourth film in its year-long Stephen King Film Festival, “Stand By Me,” on June 21 at 7:00 PM. The festival launched in January with a screening of “The Shawshank Redemption” during the theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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May Is For Movies

7 May , 2018  

Who says you can’t see great films in downtown Mansfield?

The great lineup of free movies offered at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library continues this month, with several feature length films – one a winter blockbuster and several aiming at a young audience. More…

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April Movies At Main Include Best Picture Nominee

2 Apr , 2018  

Free movies shown this month at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Branch in downtown Mansfield include Phantom Thread, a nominee for Best Picture in the recent Academy Awards.

Other movies include at least two for young audiences, both being presented on Saturday afternoons. Movies at Main take place in the Community Room. More…

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Film Festival Continues At The Ren

11 Mar , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the third film in its year-long Stephen King Film Festival, “Misery,” on March 15 at 7 PM. The festival launched in January with a screening of “The Shawshank Redemption” during the theatre’s 90th Anniversary Celebration. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with guest speakers provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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Stallone, Others To Film In Mansfield; Open Casting Call Issued

15 Aug , 2017  

Mansfield will shortly be the site for yet another Hollywood film.

“Escape Plan 3,” starring Sylvester Stallone, will begin filming this fall in Richland County. Previous installments of the series have included actors Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. More…

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Is The Sun Rising On The Sunset Drive-In?

26 Jul , 2017  

Attempts have been made over the years to bring back the venerable Sunset Drive-In Theatre at the corner of State Routes 309 and 314.

Now, work is underway again to do just that, and people are taking notice. More…

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Movies At Main For July: Summer Escapes

29 Jun , 2017  

The free movies on tap this coming month at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will transport viewers to new worlds and thrilling adventures.

As always, movies are shown in the Community Room located on the ground level. More…

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Beyond Shawshank: Mansfield In The Movies

26 Jun , 2017  

Each year, many fans of “The Shawshank Redemption” make a pilgrimage to the Mansfield area. It’s certainly not unusual to see a social media post not only of the Ohio State Reformatory, but also of places like Brook’s Bench in Central Park and other stops along the Shawshank Trail. More…

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Films During February

1 Feb , 2017  

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library has a variety of films to show during the coming month as part of its “Movies at Main” series.

All of the following movies will be shown in the Main Library’s Community Room.

Monday Matinees: More…

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A Month Of Classics And Opera

25 Nov , 2016  

The Cinemark 14 Mansfield Town Center Theatre in Ontario is presenting a month of classic movies and Metropolitan Opera broadcasts this holiday season. Included in the mix are a couple of traditional Christmas favorites, including Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life.

Here is a list of movies, dates, and times: More…

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Library Movies Continue Through 2016

14 Nov , 2016  

The Mansfield /Richland County Public Library Movie series continues throughout this month and next with an interesting variety of films. All movies take place in the Community Room, and are free and open to the public. More…

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Experience Phantom Of The Opera With Film And Organ

10 Oct , 2016  

Right in the heart of the Halloween season comes an opportunity to engage in a bit of a scare within the safe confines of downtown Mansfield.

On Friday, October 21, the Renaissance Theatre will present a screening of the movie, “Phantom of the Opera.” And not just any version of that classic – it’s the 1925 black and white, silent version starring famed horror film actor Lon Chaney.

According to Wikipedia, “The film remains most famous for Chaney’s ghastly, self-devised makeup, which was kept a studio secret until the film’s premiere. More…

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