Topic: Film

Ivy Film Festival reaches campuses nationwide

Arts & Culture

Ivy Film Festival reaches campuses nationwide

April 5, 2016 0 comments

The 16th annual Ivy Film Festival kicks off today with keynote speaker Jodie Foster at 11:45 a.m. at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Cable Car Cinema will show 15 highly acclaimed French films as part of the week-long Providence French Festival. The Modern Culture and Media and French departments worked alongside Cable Car’s owner to select films.

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Cable Car Cinema to show selection of French films

February 25, 2016 0 comments

Starting today, Providence’s Francophiles and cinephiles can unite at the Cable Car Cinema, where the Providence French Festival will run through March 3.

Come awards season, the Avon Cinema screens a number of critically acclaimed films. “Carol,” featured late last month, tells the story of a woman’s divorce and her nascent relationship with a young girl.

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‘Carol’ performances captivating, not ‘groundbreaking’ cinema

February 4, 2016 4 comments

The film “Carol,” directed by Todd Haynes ’85, has received critical acclaim from journalists and critics all over the world.

Science & Research

Hawking film explores love, not universe

March 12, 2015 0 comments

A heart-wrenching tale of Stephen Hawking’s love life and passion for physics, “The Theory of Everything” is a big bang for acting but not scientific depth.

Award-winning director Eliaichi Kimaro talked about race and identity in relation to her documentray “A Lot Like You” in a lecture sponsored by Black Heritage Series and the Brown Center for Students of Color.

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Filmmaker discusses personal history, identity as queer black woman

February 25, 2015 0 comments

Kimaro did not screen her film but spoke about the varied dimensions of black identity in a lecture that formed part of the Black Heritage Series.

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No limits to imagination, experimentation in animated shorts

February 4, 2015 0 comments

There’s nothing new about saying that short films have a particular freedom.

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Film details development of emergency medicine

January 23, 2015 0 comments

“The Evolution of Emergency Medicine” explores the experience of the people who developed emergency medicine in response to the changing needs of Americans.

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‘The Interview’: a humorous view of real-world controversies

January 23, 2015 2 comments

In the wake of North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and threats of violence against the US, the film has garnered worldwide attention.

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Powerful portrayals fail to solve ‘Theory of Everything’

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Considering the imaginative nature of Hawking’s theories, “The Theory of Everything” seems too grounded in the traditional arcs of a biographical film.

The Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival features an H.P. Lovecraft-inspired walking tour that will “give Providence a new dimension.”

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Horror flicks spook at film festival

October 21, 2014 0 comments

These are plot twists in store for viewers at “Flickers: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival,” which opened its 15th season Monday.