Posted on August 13, 2015, BY Heather Johns

A new season of Bucknell University Film/Media Screenings launches Aug. 25 at the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg, Pa. Semester highlights include filmmaker Alex Ross Perry, who will present his newest film, "Queen of Earth," in the Tuesday Film/Media Series at the Campus Theatre on Sept. 29. 

In Film/Media Studies, students learn about film and media practices through historical study of American and world cinema, theoretical analysis and creative, hands-on production. 

Tuesday Film/Media Series — $2 admission, free for Bucknell students

  • Aug. 25, 7 p.m.: "The Third Man" (1949)
    Followed by "Around the World with Orson Welles: Revisiting Vienna" (1955)
  • Sept. 1, 7 p.m.: "Double Suicide" (1969)
    Introduced by Professor Erik Lofgren, East Asian studies, in conjunction with his course Passion & Perversion in Japanese Film
    Co-presented by the Department of East Asian Studies
  • Sept. 8, 7 p.m.: "Red River" (1948)
    In conjunction with the course West, Cowboys, Nature, Myth 
  • Sept. 15, 7 p.m.: "Western" (2014)
    In conjunction with the course West, Cowboys, Nature, Myth 
  • Sept. 22, 7 p.m.: "Shadows" (1959)
    Part of the 25th anniversary tribute to the Film Foundation
    Co-sponsored by the Department of Music in conjunction with Jazz@Bucknell
    Followed by "The Cry of Jazz" (1959)
  • Sept. 29, 7 p.m.: "Queen of Earth" (2014)
    Introduced by Alex Ross Perry, director
  • Oct. 6, 7 p.m.: "Phoenix" (2014)
    Introduced by Professor Bastian Heinsohn, German studies
    Co-presented by the German Studies program
  • Oct. 13, 7 p.m.: "The Kindergarten Teacher" (2014)
  • Oct. 20, 7 p.m.: "Side/Walk/Shuttle" (1991) and "The Joy of Life" (2004)
    Introduced by Jason Alley, postdoctoral fellow in anthropology
    Co-presented with the Department of Sociology & Anthropology
  • Oct. 27, 7 p.m.: "Brett Story's Prison Landscapes Film Project" (2015)  
    Introduced by Brett Story, director
    Co-sponsored by the Adams Center, Susquehanna University, the Lewisburg Prison Project and Bucknell's Departments of Geography, Sociology & Anthropology, Economics and Music, and the Social Justice Residential College

Special screenings — free admission

Introduction to Film/Media Studies Series — free admission

  • Aug. 24, 7 p.m.: "Blackhat" (2015)
  • Aug. 31, 7 p.m.: "Fury" (1936)
  • Sept. 7, 7 p.m.: "Veiled Aristocrats" (1932)
    Playing with "Meshes of the Afternoon" (1934)
  • Sept. 14, 7 p.m.: "At Berkeley" (2013) 
  • Sept. 21, 7 p.m.: "Magnificent Obsession" (1954) 
  • Sept. 28, 7 p.m.: "South" (1999)
  • Oct. 5, 7 p.m.: "October AKA Ten Days that Shook the World" (1928)
    Co-sponsored by the Departments of Music and History
  • Oct. 19, 7 p.m.: "Pather Panchali/Song of the Little Road" (1955) 
  • Oct. 26, 7 p.m.: "Au Hasard Balthazar" (1966) 

Film Theory Series — free admission

  • Aug. 25, 1:30 p.m.: "Her" (2013)
  • Sept. 1, 1:30 p.m.: "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943) 
  • Sept. 8, 1:30 p.m.: "Mulholland Drive" (2001) 
  • Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m.: "Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow" (2014) 
  • Sept. 22, 1:30 p.m.: Video essays
    Discussion by film critic and video essayist Kevin B. Lee
  • Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m.: "L'iceberg" (2005) 
  • Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m.: "Werkmeister Harmonies" (2000) 
  • Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.: "Timecode" (2000) 
  • Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m.: "32 Short Films About Glenn Gould" (1993) 

Film Noir — free admission

  • Aug. 28, 2 p.m.: "Gold Diggers of 1935" (1935) 
  • Sept. 4, 2 p.m.: Lecture: German expressionism and film noir
    Illustrated lecture by Professor Eric Faden, English
  • Sept. 11, 2 p.m.: "Double Indemnity" (1944) 
  • Sept. 18, 2 p.m.: "The Big Combo" (1955) 
  • Sept. 25, 2 p.m.: "Killer's Kiss" (1955) 
  • Oct. 2, 2 p.m.: "The Blue Dahlia" (1946) 
  • Oct. 16, 2 p.m.: "The Hitch-hiker" (1953) 
  • Oct. 23, 2 p.m.: "Mildred Pierce" (1945) 
  • Oct. 30, 2 p.m.: "Murder by Contract" (1958)

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