CUT cinemas showing independent films in Canton; Ravenwood rock band Jackson

CUT Cinema Shows Independent Films Again

CUT Cinemas in downtown Canton will screen two independent films on Friday night.

“Funeral For Furmanski” is a short film that will be shown at 7 pm, followed by a feature film “Rebel // Rebel”. Tickets cost $8.

To purchase tickets, go to–funeral-for-furmanski.

Tickets will be sold at the door unless movies are sold out.

CUT Cinemas, 209 Sixth Street, NW, is located in the same building as BZTAT Studios. The theater seats up to 30 people.

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Both films were produced in Ohio.

“Rebel // Rebel” tells the story of fallen movie star Jake Hughes, who judges mischief and battles addiction while filming a new movie in Cincinnati, Ohio.

“Furmansky’s Funeral” is about an outcast Ohio family who gathers after their recently deceased father’s funeral. “Bitter resentment and family rivalry boil to the surface on a long summer night,” according to CUT Cinema.

Both films are directed by Johnny Catalano, who will answer audience questions, along with other members of the production crew.

The Ohio native grew up with a love of cinema, especially Westerns.

The director said he “strives to make films that explore raw humanity” with a focus on stories set in the US Midwest.

CUT Cinema in downtown Canton will screen two independent films on Friday starting at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $8 and can be purchased online or at the door if they are still available.

Of the American Midwest, he said, “I strive to clearly portray my region of the world.” “I want to look at humanity and my characters objectively. Not making judgments, (but) instead showing things for what they are. And all the comedy that is in that reality.”

“This film owes much of its style to the great work of American actor/director John Cassavetes,” Catalano said in a director’s statement. “Together with Robert Altman’s dreamy films of the ’70s.”

Ravenwood, a band led by Joe Vitale Jr., will be giving a free concert on June 8 at the Jackson Amphitheater.  Ravenwood will also open June 4 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron for Donnie Iris and The Cruisers.

Ravenwood performing at Jackson Coliseum

Ravenwood, a rock band headed by Joe Vitale Jr., will perform at 6:30 p.m. June 8 at the Jackson Amphitheater.

The amphitheater is located at 7454 Community Parkway in Jackson Township. The Ravenwood Show is scheduled to run until 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

Vitaly said he will be presenting songs from Ravenwood’s 2021 album Ravenous, which includes the songs “Don’t Let Go” and “We’re All in This Together.” Ravenwood’s music is a mixture of alternative and industrial rock that features guitar, bass, and drums, as well as electronic sounds.

Vital graduated from Jackson High School in 1996.

The amphitheater opens at 11:30 a.m. with food trucks on site until evening.

Adult drinks will be available for purchase in the evening and can be paid for by debit or credit card only.

Paul & Carol David YMCA in Jackson Township will present “Mad Science” from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

The show includes science experiments, including misty, dry ice storms and demos explaining how giant beach balls can float in the air.

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