Topic: Film

University News

Director depicts social change

April 8, 2013 0 comments

Jeff Zimbalist ’00 looks to connect people to their ‘cultural counterparts’ through film.

University News

Wes Craven to headline Ivy Film Festival

April 4, 2013 1 comment

Brad Simpson ‘95, producer of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ and ‘World War Z’ will also speak.

Film screening features Hushpuppy and her ‘Beasts’

Arts & Culture

Film screening features Hushpuppy and her ‘Beasts’

March 22, 2013 0 comments

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ was screened at RISD with a lecture by director Benh Zeitlin.

Projectionists may find their jobs endangered by the switchover to digital projections already being pushed by film studios.

Arts & Culture

Changeover in film technology spells end for age of analog

March 18, 2013 0 comments

Theaters are being forced to invest in new equipment as 35mm technology becomes obsolete.

The Cable Car Cinema has embraced moviegoers with independent films and homemade food since its opening in 1976.


Family-owned cinema evolves into intimate local fixture

March 4, 2013 1 comment

From truck garage to artsy hangout, the indie theater has built a community among locals.

This year’s French film festival features a diverse set of 21 french-speaking films including "Mammuth," which is pictured above.

Arts & Culture

Cable Car says ‘salut’ to French film fest

February 24, 2012 0 comments

The world is going to end — and very soon. That is the problem Robinson, a French bathtub salesman, faces in the film “Les derniers jours du monde.”