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Colgate Hosts Screening of Utica: The Last Refuge

Colgate Hosts Screening of ‘Utica: The Last Refuge’

Claire Madsen, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Faculty, community members and students gathered in Little Hall's Golden Auditorium for a screening of "Utica: The Last Refuge," directed by Loch Phillips on Friday, April 7 . The documentary follows refugees...

Duty Free: Friday Night Film Features Documentary By Colgate Alum

‘Duty Free’: Friday Night Film Features Documentary By Colgate Alum

Jackson Coleman, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Little Hall's Golden Auditorium bustled with students, alumni, professors and more, all gathered to see "Duty Free," a documentary directed by Colgate’s 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year, Sian-Pierre Regis...

Summer of Soul Screening at Hamilton Theater

‘Summer of Soul’ Screening at Hamilton Theater

Jackson Coleman, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

On July 20, 1969, man first walked on the moon. The same day, Stevie Wonder headlined the Harlem Cultural Festival in Mount Morris Park (now called Marcus Garvey Park). This little known music festival...

Outdoor Education Hosts Annual Banff Film Festival World Tour at Hamilton Movie Theater

Outdoor Education Hosts Annual Banff Film Festival World Tour at Hamilton Movie Theater

Mehek Singh and Robert "Jerry" Pfeifer February 25, 2022

The Hamilton Movie Theatre main auditorium was nearly filled to capacity on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 16, for the annual Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival, put on by Colgate University’s Outdoor...

ALANA Hosts Social Discussion on Encanto

ALANA Hosts Social Discussion on ‘Encanto’

Ruth Reynolds, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) weekend, the ALANA Cultural Center held a discussion about “Encanto,” a 2021 animated Disney film that features characters from Latinx backgrounds. The movie...

Winter Starts Now Premiers at Hamilton Movie Theater

“Winter Starts Now” Premiers at Hamilton Movie Theater

Tess Dunkel, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

Watching a Warren Miller film definitely is not the typical movie theater experience. "Winter Starts Now" – Miller’s 72nd annual ski film – premiered at Hamilton Movie Theater on Wednesday, Jan....

LAST FRIDAY NIGHT FILM: Students celebrated the 30th anniversary of Thelma and Louise in the last Friday Night Film Series event of the semester.

Friday Night Film Series: “Thelma and Louise” and “Goodbye Thelma”

Claire Madsen, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

To finish off the Fall 2021 Friday Night Film Series, students and faculty gathered in Golden Auditorium to watch Ridley Scotts’ 1991 film "Thelma and Louise" followed by Associate Professor and filmmaker...

“REALITY” IN FICTION: Italian filmmaker Matteo Garrone’s film, titled “Reality” was shown as a part of the Friday Night Film Series. The film explores the line between what is real and what is stimulation and how that line can be blurred.

Friday Night Film Series: “Reality”

Claire Madsen, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Last week’s Friday Night Film Series film, sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, was “Reality” (2012) directed by...

MY OCTOPUS TEACHER: The Netflix documentary follows marine biologist and diver Craig Foster as he travels to South Africa to to spend the year with an octopus.

Friday Night Film Series Shows Award-Winning Netflix Documentary, “My Octopus Teacher”

Tess Dunkel, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

On Oct. 29, the 2020 documentary, “My Octopus Teacher,” was shown in the Golden Amphitheater as part of the Friday Night Film Series. Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed co-directed the critically acclaimed...

Dune: A Surprisingly Loyal Adaptation

Paulina Prosnitz, Assistant Arts and Features Editor November 5, 2021

Caution: Spoilers ahead! On Friday, Oct. 22, Warner Bros. Pictures released its highly anticipated science-fiction epic Dune in theaters and on the streaming service HBO Max. The film, based on Frank...

Dear Evan Hansen: A Movie Review for You

Katie Gold, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

TW: Suicide & Mental Illness This past Sunday, a few of my friends and I ventured to the Hamilton Movie Theater for the screening of "Dear Evan Hansen." For those unfamiliar with "Dear Evan Hansen,"...

Friday Night Film Series Presents: Arrival

Friday Night Film Series Presents: “Arrival”

Claire Madsen, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

As part of Living Writers Friday Night Film Series, "Arrival," the American Science Fiction drama directed by Denis Villeneuve was screened in Golden Auditorium in Little Hall on Friday, Sept. 24. Staff,...

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