Special Events At The Drexel

In Defense of Food
Presented by Simply Living

Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m.

In Defense of Food tackles a question more and more people around the world have been asking: What should I eat to be healthy? Based on award-winning journalist Michael Pollan's best-selling book, the program explores how the modern diet has been making us sick and what we can do to change it.

Presented by Simply Living. $5 Donation requested on Eventbrite or you may donate at the Drexel. Get more info HERE.

Beauty Bites Beast
Presented by IMPACT Safety

Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m.

IMPACT Safety has been been teaching empowered self-defense to women, girls, children with disabilities, organizations, schools, and companies in the Columbus, Ohio area for the past 25 years. On October 26 at 7:00 p.m., it will screen the film Beauty Bites Beast, a powerful documentary about the importance of women's self-defense.

Ellen Snortland, the film's writer and director, will be in attendance and will take part in a Q&A following the screening. Ms. Snortland also wrote the book on which the documentary is based.

Purchase tickets HERE.

All the President's Men

Saturday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m.

The Drexel presents a special screening of All the President's Men on Saturday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. Winner of four Academy Awards, it's the story of Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as they uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Tickets for this timely film are only $5. Get your $5 ticket here. Stay and see the newly-released Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House at 7:30 p.m. for only $5 additionally. A Watergate double feature!

Continues November 7

Tuesday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. - Free Admission

America’s Greatest Films is the Drexel's film series offering free screenings of some of the country’s most beloved classic films. Made possible through the continued generous support of PNC, the series screens one film on the first Tuesday of each month. Each presentation will include an introduction and post-film Q&A. Admission is free!

Doors open at 6:00pm. Screenings begin at 7:00pm. First come, first served. Admission is free.
- Double Indemnity (1944) - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
- Citizen Kane (1941) - Tuesday, December 5, 2017
- Singin' in the Rain (1952) - Tuesday, January 2, 2018
- The French Connection (1971) - Tuesday, February 6, 2018
- Vertigo (1958) - Tuesday, March 6, 2018
- On the Waterfront (1954) - Tuesday, April 3, 2018
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - Tuesday, May 1, 2018
- To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
- Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
- American Graffiti (1973) - Tuesday, August 7, 2018
- Sunset Boulevard (1950) - Tuesday, September 4, 2018
- Easy Rider (1969) - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
- Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) - Tuesday, November 6, 2018
- Chinatown (1974) - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Special Bonus AGF Presentations (Admission is Free):
- Lawrence of Arabia (1962) - Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

All film titles are subject to change.

Columbus Jewish Film Festival
Returns to the Drexel

Tuesday, November 7 and Sunday, November 12

The Columbus Jewish Film Festival will show four films at the Drexel:

Tuesday, November 7

7:00 p.m. - 1945 (2017)

12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes.

Sunday, November 12

1:00 p.m. - Forever Pure (2016)

One season and one football team in crisis, as power, money and politics fuel a club spiralling out of control. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

3:30 p.m. - The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)

A very romantic comedy on the edge of the abyss: in the middle of the deepest life crisis, the Holocaust researcher Toto is assigned an assistant for the congress preparation - Zazie, of Jewish origin and with pronounced Teuto-phobia.

6:00 p.m. - Bang! The Bert Berns Story (2016)

Music meets the Mob in this biography of '60s hitmaker and 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bert Berns. Preceded by the short film, The Chop.

See the complete Columbus Jewish Film Festival slate and get ticket information at the CJFF web page.

The Room

Saturday, November 11 at Midnight

The Room is an electrifyingly funny cult black comedy audience participation movie about love, passion, betrayal and lies. Writer/director Tommy Wiseau stars as Johnny, a successful banker who feels so badly wronged by those nearest and dearest to him that he finds himself asking, can you ever really trust anyone? The Room screens on the second Saturday at Midnight every month at the Drexel. Tickets are $6.50 and $5.50 for students.

POLAR EXPRESS - Drexel Holiday Film Series

December 7-10

All Aboard! The 2017 Drexel Holiday Film Series kicks off with THE POLAR EXPRESS!

We'll screen THE POLAR EXPRESS (G) three times:
Thur, Dec.7 @ 6:00 pm
Sat, Dec. 9 @ 10:00 am
Sun, Dec. 10 @ 2:00 pm

On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus' home.

Drexel Family Admission: $2 for kids (2-12) • $3 for adults • Under 2 and Drexel Members FREE

ELF - Drexel Holiday Film Series

December 14-17

The 2017 Drexel Holiday Film Series continues with fun for kids and adults alike with the classic ELF!

We'll show ELF (PG) three times:
Thur, Dec. 14 @ 6:00 pm
Sat, Dec. 16 @ 10:00 am
Sun, Dec. 17 @ 2:00 pm

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

Drexel Family Admission: $2 for kids (2-12) • $3 for adults • Under 2 and Drexel Members FREE