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DVD cover of George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead”
Zombies currently appear in everything from television’s “The Walking Dead” to the “Resident Evil” movies to video games. George A. Romero’s 1968 classic film “Night of the Living Dead” started it all. The NIU Film Society will show Romero’s film during a Halloween week screening from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in Reavis Hall...
Robert Self
Musicians who are mega-celebrities. Hyped-up presidential elections. Assassination attempts against famous figures. A seemingly endless war abroad. A public largely disaffected from politics. This might sound like a characterization of the United States  today, but these are features of Robert Altman’s 1975 film “Nashville,” which will be screened from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18,...
A publicity photo from Emmanuel Laurent’s “Two in the Wave”
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will host the Tournées Film Festival, a showcase of contemporary European cinema, from Sunday, March 25, through Thursday, March 29. Organized by the Northern Illinois University Film Society, the event is supported by grants from the French Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the NIU College of Liberal Arts and...