Daily Stream: Wex virtual screenings as of June 26

Melissa Starker, Creative Content & PR Manager

Jun 26, 2020

Ella Fitzgerald with Marilyn Monroe

There's no shortage of fine things to watch in our virtual screening rooms this week, including free options and streams on demand from our independent distributor partners that help support what we do.

Premiering today: Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

Ella Fitzgerald

Images above and at top of page courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment

"Gathering new interviews and a fine selection of archival material, British documentarian Leslie Woodhead tells Fitzgerald's story with a sure feel for the joyous swing and sultry depths of that voice, and a sensitive eye on the complexities of life as a self-made Black woman in 20th century America."—Hollywood Reporter

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Premiering today: The Last Tree

The Last Tree

Courtesy of ArtMattan Productions

"A quiet character study of a young man negotiating his teens through a minefield of potential traps ⁠— poverty, the pull of gang life, raging hormones ⁠— that lead to toxic masculinity."—San Francisco Chronicle

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Out of The Box July 1-31: Alison Crocetta, Bear in Mind (The Bill of Rights)

Alison Crocetta, Bear in Mind (Bill of Rights)

Bear in Mind (The Bill of Rights), a video by Alison Crocetta, ©2006. This work was performed by American Sign Language Interpreter, Charlene McCarthy; production photo: Bradley Olson.

A timely consideration of a foundational national document, Bear in Mind (Bill of Rights) uses strategies of interpretation and translation to break down and reveal the basic meaning of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. The video was made in collaboration with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter Charlene McCarthy, who created a “gloss” of the document and is featured signing onscreen.

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Holding: Erin Durant: Live at Proctors

Erin Durant: Live at Proctors

Photo: Richard Lovrich

"Erin Durant has the same flair for couching desolate emotions in jaunty sweetness as Jenny Lewis, Joanna Newsom and even For the Roses-era Joni Mitchell."—The Guardian

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The filmmaker has generously offered the film free of charge and asks viewers to consider making a modest donation to the Wexner Center in lieu of a ticket fee.

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Holding: After Stonewall: Queer Films Made at the Wex

From Not Just Passing Through (Catherine Gund, Polly Thistlethwaite, Dolores Pérez, and Jean Carlomusto, 1994)

From Not Just Passing Through (Catherine Gund, Polly Thistlethwaite, Dolores Pérez, and Jean Carlomusto, 1994)

Originally planned in conversation with the Columbus Museum of Art’s exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989 (postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic), this program shares a selection of Wex-supported, LGBTQ-themed films, streaming through July 9 from filmmakers such as Tom Kalin, Mark Rappaport, and Ellen Spiro.

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Also holding

Cincinnati Goddamn

Cincinnati Goddamn, image courtesy of the filmmakers