In 2011, as IU Cinema enjoyed its first year of providing transformative cinematic experiences, it also launched its official podcast, A Place for Film. After four years, the podcast released its 169th and final episode… until it was resurrected by regular blog contributor and IU Cinema lover David Carter in 2018. Over time, David and… Read more »
Behind the Scenes
At the end of this month, IU Cinema will be saying goodbye to our founding director, Jon Vickers. His presence and leadership will be sorely missed, but we will forever be grateful for everything he has done to make IU Cinema the place for film. The following is a tribute written by regular blog contributor… Read more »
For me, one of the most difficult things about teaching film is to convince students to not only sit through end credits, but to actually pay attention to them. Marvel seems to have found the trick to this (at least the sitting-through-the-credits part, and probably only in theaters): exploit the franchise’s extended narrative by putting… Read more »
Have you listened to A Place for Film yet? Well, it’s the official IU Cinema podcast, a podcast that I have nagged and bugged the powers-that-be to resurrect after it ended a great four-year run with 169 episodes. Thanks to WIUX and our producer Matt, my co-host Elizabeth Roell (IU Cinema House Manager and usher)… Read more »
The Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive (IULMIA) has been preserving and digitizing, restoring, archiving, acquiring material, and working with researchers for years now. At the beginning of last summer, IULMIA moved to its new space in Wells Library; alongside the library’s Media Services and the Black Film Center/Archive there are now spaces (through the… 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.