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Date Set For A Murder In Mansfield National TV Debut

28 Jul , 2018  

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery on November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…

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Stephen King Film Festival Continues

27 Jul , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be the newest version of “IT,” on August 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM. 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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A Murder In Mansfield Is Coming To Mansfield

27 Jun , 2018  

Mansfield’s historic Renaissance Theatre and local news outlet Richland Source will collaborate to host a special hometown screening of the documentary film, “A Murder in Mansfield,” on Saturday June 30 at 7:30 PM.

The documentary focuses on the notorious murder of Noreen Boyle and the subsequent trial of her husband, Dr. John Boyle, which captivated Mansfield for months and has since become part of local lore. More…

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Stephen King Film Festival Continues

23 Jun , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be “Cujo,” on July 19 at 7:00 PM. 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.

Prior to the screening, a brief lecture about the film will be given at 6:30 PM from the stage of the theatre by Dr. Phil Simpson from Eastern Florida University. More…

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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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