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COVID-19 and the Future of Movie Watching: From Theaters to Streaming

COVID-19 and the Future of Movie Watching: From Theaters to Streaming

Katie Gold, Contributing Writer February 20, 2021

In November of 2019, I went to see Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women (2019) at my local theater back in Chicago, IL. If you don’t already know this cinematic masterpiece, the heartfelt story...

John Lewis: Good Trouble Screened for MLK Celebration

John Lewis: Good Trouble Screened for MLK Celebration

Maya Karkhanis, Contributing Writer February 2, 2021

As part of the Friday Night Film Series, the Film and Media Studies Program organized a screening of John Lewis: Good Trouble, a documentary that was released in the summer of 2020 and directed by Dawn...

A Day With(Out) Art Shares Mini-films about HIV/AIDS

A Day With(Out) Art Shares Mini-films about HIV/AIDS

Shannon Ayres, Maroon-News Staff December 9, 2020

A Day With(out) Art was a collaboration of the Picker Art Gallery with VisualAIDS, to broadcast a series of six minifilms that explore the impact of HIV/AIDS on countries and communities beyond the US....

Friday Night Film Series Presents: Coded Bias

Sarah Speegle, Maroon-News Staff November 23, 2020

It is no surprise that the world is becoming increasingly reliant on technology. From smartphones to cars, technology is an integral and critical part of our everyday lives. While it is widely assumed...

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Discusses New Documentary on the Killing of Breonna Taylor

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Discusses New Documentary on the Killing of Breonna Taylor

Emma Gutmann, Maroon-News Staff November 14, 2020

Shortly after midnight on March 13, 26-year-old medical worker Breonna Taylor was killed in her own home in Kentucky in a suspiciously investigated and executed drug raid. With little regard for citizens’...

BlackStar Film Festival Goes Virtual, Elevates People of Color

BlackStar Film Festival Goes Virtual, Elevates People of Color

Rose Corcoran, Maroon-News Staff November 14, 2020

Film festivals, like all crowd-dependent events, were either canceled or redesigned this year in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions. One such festival was BlackStar, an annual Philadelphia event focused...

“No Burqas Behind Bars” Tells of Passion and Pain

Natalie Ringel, Maroon-News Staff October 31, 2020

Transported to a world vastly different from our own, students and faculty gathered together this past week to watch the film No Burqas Behind Bars. Following the stories of three distinct women in an...

Friday Night Film Features Director of “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

Emma Gutmann, Maroon-News Staff October 10, 2020

The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a coming-of-age film that revolves around a teenage girl, Cameron, played by Chloë Grace Moretz, who is sent to a gay conversion therapy center called God’s Promise....

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Charlie Kauffman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” Falls Short

Gideon Hamot, Maroon-News Staff September 22, 2020

In his review for Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut Synecdoche, New York in 2008, Roger Ebert wrote the following: “Kaufman is one of the few truly important writers to make screenplays his medium.”  Ebert...

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