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Students travel abroad to produce documentaries in China

Briana Battle, Art Director

September 23, 2019

Each summer since 2010, Professor Wiemen Zhang and a group of students spend three and a half weeks abroad, creating short documentaries about the locals. This past summer, 15 students went to China and created four different documentari...

Professor hosts weekly Yugoslav film events

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff

September 18, 2019

Every Wednesday this semester Dr. Steven Kovacs will open the Coppola Theater for Cinema-307 students and the public to admire Yugoslav cinema and listen to guest speakers. Held in Coppola Theater, Fine Arts Building room 101, this Wedne...

The Kingsman agents kick back to theaters with a sequel

Cesar Lopez

September 25, 2017

After a good two years since the original, the new "Kingsman" sequel hits the big screen, but shooting too close to the sun causes its ambitious ideas to be burned along the ride. "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" is the latest ...

Director Darren Aronofsky creates pretentious yet visionary film

Cesar Lopez

September 18, 2017

Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky presented this weekend what was, perhaps, his most experimental film, and it is one of the most menacing and cringe-worthy movies of the last decade – a compliment to the director's way of filmin...

Oscar nominees spark strong opinions amongst cinema students and faculty

Jeremy Porr

February 3, 2016

This year’s Academy Awards nominations were greeted with a large amount of controversy after it was revealed that every actor and actress that received a major nomination was white. #OscarsStillSoWhite began trending o...

Latinos spend most at cinema, but least represented on screens

Jonathan Ramos

December 3, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Four guys enter a dark movie theater: a Salvadoran, a Brazilian, a Persian and a Japanese guy. Their median age is 27 and they’ve just paid $40 to see the latest Judi Dench flick “Philomena.” They...

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