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NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center will host a free film screening of “Miss Representation” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. The 2011 documentary, created by writer, director and producer Jennifer Siebel Newsom, exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation...
Movie poster for "In the Time of the Butterflies"
NIU’s Latino Resource Center is partnering with Friends of the NIU Libraries and the DeKalb Public Library to host several free events leading up to a visit by Julia Alvarez, author of this year’s Big Read Book, “In the Time of the Butterflies.” The book was chosen by the DeKalb Public Library Steering Committee. DeKalb’s...
This Changes Everything
“This Changes Everything,” a documentary film based on Naomi Klein’s book of the same name, will make its northern Illinois premiere Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the historic Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb. The 7:45 p.m. screening, which is free and open to the public, begins shortly after a STEM Café on...
In the Mouth of Madness
Halloween might be over, but Northern Illinois University’s STEM Read will keep people screaming with “The Science of the Scare” at the Egyptian Theatre at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. Horror fans are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on activities to learn more about the technology of haunted houses, the psychology of fear...
DVD cover of "Gut Renovation"
Avant-garde filmmaker Su Friedrich will visit NIU at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Cole Hall auditorium. Friedrich has made 23 films since 1978, in 16mm film and in digital video, both short-, medium- and feature-length, which range from experimental to documentary to narrative. Her films, which deal with themes of gender, family and...
Book cover of “The Magic World of Orson Welles” by James Naremore
The NIU English Department will host film scholar James Naremore, Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University, who will deliver a graduate colloquium lecture titled “Orson Welles at 100.” Naremore will offer a retrospective on the career of Orson Welles, who is among Hollywood’s most famous actors, writers, directors and producers. Welles co-wrote, directed and starred...
HUMAN: The Movie
Filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real life stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries. Now the first volume of his trilogy, “HUMAN The Movie,” will be shown at NIU at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct, 26, as part of NIU’s 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience. The event will take place in...
Victor E. Huskie
Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Chessick Practice Center and Huskie Stadium. The free event features activity stations for the kids run by NIU student-athletes and tours...
Throne of Blood
The NIU Art Museum will sponsor a screening and discussion of Japanese cinematographer Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 classic “Throne of Blood” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30. NIU history and language professors E. Taylor Atkins and John R. Bentley will moderate this re-interpretation of Macbeth at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. Doors open at...