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British Pathé Films

  Film archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films comprised of newsreels and documentaries to its YouTube channel.  British Pathé, which operated from 1896 to 1976, covered newsworthy events in Britain and around the world. The … Continue reading

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Cutie and the Boxer

Harpur Cinema will be showing Cutie and the Boxer, a film by Zachary Heinzerling, on Friday, April 4, and Sunday,  April 6, 2014,  at 7:30 p.m., LH-6.  The film is a documentary on the relationship between the Japanese/New York artist … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema to Screen The Angels’ Share

  Harpur Cinema will be showing The Angels’ Share, a film by Ken Loach, on Friday, March 21, 2014 and Sunday,  March 23, 2014  at 7:30 p.m., LH-6.  British filmmaker Loach is known for his realist directing style and social commentary. … Continue reading

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Like Someone in Love

Harpur Cinema will be showing Like Someone in Love, a film by famed Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami, this weekend.  Set in Japan, the story follows a young hooker rescued by an older man. The film will be shown on Friday, … Continue reading

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Alain Resnais, 1922-2014

Alain Resnais, famed filmmaker before, during and after the French New Wave, died this week at the age of 91.  Resnais was perhaps best known for his films Night and Fog, Hiroshima Mon Amour, Mon Oncle de Amerique, and Last … Continue reading

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Reality

Reality, directed by Matteo Garrone,  part of the Spring Harpur Cinema series, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 2 in Lecture Hall 6. Garrone is perhaps best known for his gritty drama Gomorrah.  … Continue reading

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New Media Artist in Residence Talk

The Cinema Department’s New Media Artist in Residence Jennifer Lauren Smith will present a talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in LH-6, featuring recent videos and performance works, and the premiere of Toyota Carova Equus Ocracoke, a spoken word … Continue reading

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Silent Film Online trial

The Libraries are running a trial of the streaming film database, Silent Film Online. The database covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.  It includes the most complete, authoritative versions from leading distributors. Whether … Continue reading

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Mark Amerika’s Immobilite

What has been called “the world’s first feature-length mobile phone art film”, Mark Amerika’s Immobilite, will be shown on campus today.  The screening, sponsored by the Comparative Literature and Art History departments,  will take place from 4:40-7:40 p.m. in LT-150. … Continue reading

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Stanley Kauffmann

Famed film critic Stanley Kauffmann has died at the age of 97.  Kauffmann wrote novels and was a theater reviewer, but he was most known for his work as a film critic for the New Republic, which lasted from 1958 … Continue reading

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