This week A Place For Film editor Barbara Ann O’Leary had a chance to connect with Nzingha Kendall about her Four Seasons film installation taking place at the I Fell Building this Thursday, her commitment to supporting the work of experimental women filmmakers, and her engagement with IU Cinema. BOL: You’ve been involved with IU… Read more »
Sarah Lasley’s “The Imagemaker” premieres tonight at the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive Screening Room as part of The Body & Transcendence: a night of films by women directors. Julie Rooney, whose work will also screen this evening, conversed with Lasley about her new film and the themes that resonate through the films in the program…. Read more »
There’s a scene right at the beginning of Ornette: Made in America that features a group of actors dressed up in old west clothing, doing a reenactment or performance of some sort for the onlooking crowd of Fort Worth, Texas natives. Guns are drawn quickly, and bodies hit the dusty streets like 10 pound bags… Read more »
This spring IU Cinema has launched a new Staff Selects Film Series providing Cinema staff members with the exciting opportunity to share some of our favorite films with our community. There are so many films I can imagine wanting to screen, but the instant that IU Cinema’s Business Manager Carla Cowden first proposed the series Andrea… Read more »
I love cats! I especially love cats in movies, and I’m super excited to see the documentary Kedi (Ceyda Torun, 2016) at the IU Cinema this week. Kedi focuses on the free-roaming cats of Istanbul and how their lives intersect with human co-habitants (but not owners!). In anticipation of Kedi, I made a little video with some… Read more »
Six years ago today Indiana University Cinema launched its first season with an unforgettable screening of Lawrence of Arabia—officially transforming the University Theatre from its origins as a live performance space to an amazing place for film. I was finally seeing the film as it was meant to be experienced—beautifully projected on the big screen.