September 02, 2014 , BY Kathryn Kopchik

Johnny Guitar will be shown Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Theatre

The Bucknell University Film/Media Screenings will host five film series every week this fall — four of them free of charge — as part of the Film/Media Screenings series shown at the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg.

Film/Media Series
The Film/Media Series screenings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; admission is $2 for this series. Featured among the screenings are several Central Pennsylvania premieres of contemporary films as well as 35mm and digital restorations of repertory classics.

The Bucknell University Film/Media Screenings will host five film series every week this fall — four of them free of charge — as part of the Film/Media Screenings series shown at the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg.

Film/Media Series
The Film/Media Series screenings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; admission is $2 for this series. Featured among the screenings are several Central Pennsylvania premieres of contemporary films as well as 35mm and digital restorations of repertory classics.

The Tuesday series continues Sept. 23 with the premiere screening of It Felt Like Love, directed by Eliza Hittman; Sept. 30, premiere screening of Policeman, directed by Nadav Lapid; Oct. 7, Bully, directed by Lee Hirsch; Oct. 14, Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray; Oct. 21, Elemental, directed by Gayatri Roshan and Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee; and Oct. 28, Frankenstein, directed by James Whale. Admission to these films are $2.

Free movies
Free films are shown Mondays at 7 p.m. as part of the Introduction to Film course; Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Film Theory course; Wednesdays at 7 p.m. as part of the National Cinemas course; and Fridays at 2 p.m. as part of the Race and Film course.

"Course screenings are free and open to the public," said Rebecca Meyers, academic film programmer at Bucknell. "It is important for Film/Media Studies students to see films projected as they were meant to be seen: on the big screen and with an audience, and we welcome the public to join us."

The National Cinemas series continues Sept. 17 with Playtime, directed by Jacques Tati; Sept. 24, Caché, directed by Michael Haneke; Oct. 1, Late Spring, directed by Yasuziro Ozu; Oct. 8, Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki; and Oct. 29, Divine Intervention, directed by Elia Suleiman.

The Race and Film series continues Sept. 19 with Body and Soul, directed by Oscar Micheaux; Sept. 26, Hallelujah, directed by King Vidor; Oct. 3, Wonder Bar, directed by Lloyd Bacon; Oct. 10, Ten Minutes to Live followed by Swing, both directed by Oscar Micheaux; Oct. 17, Show Boat, directed by James Whale; Oct. 24, Harlem Rides the Range followed by Son of Ingagi, directed by Richard Kahn; and Oct. 31, Cabin in the Sky, directed by Vincente Minnelli.

The Film Theory series continues Sept. 16 with Speedy, directed by Ted Wilde; Sept. 23, The Man with a Movie Camera, directed by Dziga Vertov; Sept. 30, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder; Oct. 7, Cloverfield, directed by Matt Reeves; Oct. 21, Scenes from Under Childhood, directed by Stan Brakhage, Nostalgia, directed by Hollis Frampton and The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes, directed by Stan Brakhage; and Oct. 28, Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan.

The Introduction to Film/Media series continues Sept. 15 with The Girl From Chicago, directed by Oscar Micheaux; Sept. 22, High School II, directed by Frederick Wiseman; Sept. 29, Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk; Oct. 6, Caught, directed by Max Ophuls; Oct. 20, Old and New (aka The General Line), directed by Sergei Eisenstein; and Oct. 27, Tokyo Story, directed by Yasuziro Ozu.

Special screenings
More than Honey will be screened Saturday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m. Directed by Markus Imhoof, the documentary tackles the issues of why bees are facing extinction. Co-presented by the Department of Biology and the Animal Behavior program, the film will be introduced by Prof. Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, biology and animal behavior.

In a Halloween double header, Dawn of the Dead will be shown Friday, Oct. 31, at 10 p.m., following the screening of Night of the Living Dead. Sponsored by the Bucknell Community Engagement Fund, admission to Dawn of the Dead is free.



 

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