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After a long hiatus from COVID-19, the News-Gazette film series returns to the Virginia Theater with John Frankenheimer’s 1962 black-and-white political thriller, “The Manchurian Candidate,” at 1 and 7 p.m. on October 23. Usually, the series’ October offering includes one or more classic monster movies scheduled with Halloween in mind, but this year it features …

Season two of 20th Digital Studio‘s Bite Size Halloween, a series of shorts ranging from horror comedy to psychological thrillers and everything in between, is now available to stream on Hulu. Created by promising filmmakers, these films will be screened on digital and broadcast platforms. Freeform, FX, and by Hulu Huluween platform hub and YouTube …

Bright Lights Film kicked off its fall 2021 series on Wednesday, September 22 with the documentary “On These Grounds”. The film was created by three alumni, Garret Zevgetis ’05, Kevin Bright ’76 and Christopher Dawkins ’16, who joined together with activists, geographers and North Carolina sheriffs to “expose over-policing in schools ”. The Bright Lights …

David Fincher is in partnership with Netflix on “Voir”, a new documentary series of visual essays celebrating cinema. Netflix, or at least the Twitter account dedicated to its films, thrilled moviegoers Tuesday after tweeting: “Something special is coming tomorrow from David Fincher …” More Variety Alas, this “Something Special” is not a third season of …

Chinese-language cinema will be the focus of an upcoming series of virtual lectures and films co-sponsored by the English Department’s Center for Global Film and the Confucius Institute. The series will begin at 4 p.m. on October 21 with a Zoom talk by Christopher Rea, professor of modern Chinese literature at the University of British …

Indigenous Advocacy and Student Support Team’s Fall 2021 film series to begin with documentary discussion Our minds don’t speak English at 4:30 p.m. on October 5 on Zoom. The discussion will be chaired by Dr Ann Haugo, Director of the School of Drama and Dance and Nitakechi Muckintubbee, President of TRIBE. “It was genocide, by …

As part of the Living Writers Friday Night film series, “Arrival“, the American sci-fi drama directed by Denis Villeneuve was screened in the Golden Auditorium of Little Hall on Friday, September 24. Staff, students and guests gathered in the auditorium to follow the story of linguist Louise Banks, played by actor Amy Adams., whose narrative …

At the start of the pandemic – when we found ourselves bonded at home – few things offered comfort like the movies. Projectionist Ana Mathews stands in the projectionist booth at the Muenzinger Auditorium ahead of the screening of “Walker” on September 25, 2021 for the CU International Film Series. (Rolf Kjolseth / Courtesy photo) …

Click to enlarge Warner Bros. Home entertainment Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in sports drama 42. As part of its black history film series, the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is showing the 2013 sports drama 42 about baseball player Jackie Robinson, who became the first African American to play …

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Neon Always Ailey The Burlington-based Film series on architecture and design, now in its ninth season, has a singular goal for its three organizers: to share beauty with the community. The free series consists of eight documentary films selected by architect Andrew Chardain, artist Lynda Reeves McIntyre and Ecological Vermont …