March 20, 2014, BY Kathryn Kopchik

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" to be shown April 29

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Bucknell University's Film/Media Series continues in April. Films are screened at 7 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg. Admission is $2 unless indicated otherwise.

The schedule includes:

  • April 1. "Vinyl" by Andy Warhol, 1965. The screening, introduced by Film/Media Series lecturer Ken Eisenstein, is preceded by a selection of screen tests by Warhol, 1964-66. It is presented in conjunction with the Downtown Gallery's exhibition, Warhol: Again for the First Time.
  • April 8. "Stranger by the Lake" by Alain Guiraudie, 2013, France. Introduced by Dennis Lim, Director of Cinematheque Programming at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Journalist for various publications including The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Presented with the support of the Bucknell University Lectureship Committee.
  • April 15. "Le Joli Mai" by Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme, 1963, France. Introduced by John Hunter, professor of comparative humanities, and co-sponsored by the comparative humanities program.
  • April 22. "Switch" by Harry Lynch, 2012. Introduced by Dina El-Mogazi, director of the BUEC's Campus Greening Initiative, and co-sponsored by the Bucknell University Environmental Center.
  • April 29."Modern Times" by Charlie Chaplin, 1936. Introduced by Nick Kupensky, professor of Russian and comparative humanities, and co-sponsored by the comparative humanities program.

The Bucknell University Film/Media Series is a weekly, Tuesday evening series offered during the school year. Typical programming includes recent foreign and independent films, insightful documentaries and significant restorations of classic films. Most screenings also include opportunities to contextualize and learn about film/media through introductions, visiting filmmakers and post-screening discussions. For more information, visit

The Campus Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit historic movie theatre located in downtown Lewisburg, PA. Built in 1941, and one of the few remaining single-screen art deco movie houses in the country, the Campus Theatre remains dedicated to the promotion of the art of cinema and historic preservation of this architectural treasure.