September 02, 2014, BY Kathryn Kopchik

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The Bucknell University Film/Media Screenings is hosting five weekly film series — 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 screenings in November

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 Oct. 28 with 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 Oct. 29 with Divine Intervention, directed by Elia Suleiman.

The Race and Film series continues Oct. 24 with 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 Oct. 21 with 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 Oct. 27 with Tokyo Story, directed by Yasuziro Ozu.

Special screening
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 at 8:10 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Bucknell Community Engagement Fund, admission to Dawn of the Dead is free.