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Digitalia Film Library Trial

The Libraries are running a trial of the Digitalia Film Library Database.  The database features streaming Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Spanish, European, Latin American and North American classic cinema.  It also contains collections covering history, nature, wildlife and travel.  The … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema Presents “On the Edge”

Harpur Cinema presents a film by Moroccan filmmaker, Leila Kilani, On the Edge.  It will be shown on February 17 and 19th in Lecture Hall 6 at 7:30 p.m.   The film explores the existence of young women factory workers … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema presents “Right Now, Wrong Then”

As noted on Dateline, Harpur Cinema presents ‘Right Now, Wrong Then,’ 2015, Hong Sang-Soo, South Korea. Through two possible circumstances in two parts, South Korean filmmaker and screenwriter, Hong Sang-soo, portrays dramas of a man, who is a film director, … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema Presents ‘Gett: the Trial of Viviane Amsalem’

As mentioned in Dateline, Harpur Cinema launches its Fall 2016 series with an homage to the Israeli actress and director, Ronit Elkabetz who passed away last April, with ‘Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amselem’ (Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz, 2014, Israel … Continue reading

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Cinema Department’s “Take the Tower” Production

As mentioned in Dateline, the Cinema Department will once again “Take the Tower” in an end-of-semester celebration of light, shadows and time at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 on the Glenn G. Bartle Library Tower. The large-scale projection will be a new one … Continue reading

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Ken Jacobs–Blankets for Indians

As noted in Dateline, Ken Jacobs, distinguished professor emeritus and co-founder with Larry Gottheim of the Cinema Department, returns with extraordinary work – Blankets for Indians, presented in 3D – at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in LH-6. Blankets for Indians blends a stereoscopic … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema–Bellissima

As noted in Dateline, Harpur Cinema presents ‘Bellissima’ (1952) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in LH-6. Anna Magnani portrays Maddalena, a poor woman, frustrated by her own limited circumstances and devalued life, who chases the dream of a glamorous film career for … Continue reading

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An Encounter with Simone Weil Presentation Monday

As noted in today’s Dateline: Filmmaker Julia Haslett, professor of media production at the University of North Carolina, accompanied by Assistant Professor of Music Daniel Thomas Davis, will present a film screening and discussion of An Encounter with Simone Weil at 4 p.m. Monday, … Continue reading

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Visiting Film and Video Artists and Speaker Series

As noted in Dateline, Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light: Films by Artist in Residence Daïchi Saïto will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in LH-6. The films of Saïto explore the relationship between the corporeal … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema–The Crowd

This week’s Harpur Cinema offering is The Crowd, directed by King Vidor, to be shown on November 13th at 7:30 in Lecture Hall 6.  King Vidor’s American masterpiece The Crowd will be accompanied by Dr. Philip Carli, internationally recognized artist, conductor, … Continue reading

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