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Photo of the red carpet
With the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Grammys already come and gone, the granddaddy of the red carpet season arrives Sunday, Feb. 22. Yes, Toto, it’s the Oscars. Millions of Americans who earn normal salaries and actually pay for their own clothes, haircuts and jewelry will gather around televisions to watch...
Fruitvale Station
NIU’s College of Education invites students, faculty, staff and community members to attend its ongoing Diversity in Film series. The free series of contemporary films covers topics depicting race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, ability and their intersections. All movies will be shown in Faraday 144 from 3 to 5:45 p.m. Faculty will moderate discussions following...
Movie poster for “An American in Paris”
DeKalb’s Egyptian Theatre is partnering with NIU to bring the community a film series featuring “Best Picture” films through the decades. The series begins Tuesday, Jan. 14, with 1930’s “All Quiet on the Western Front.” Starting when the theater opened in 1929, Academy Award-winning Best Picture films were chosen from each decade to create this...
Steve Mazan
NIU alum Steve Mazan’s self-funded independent documentary, “Dying to do Letterman,” has been chosen to qualify for an Academy Award. Shot over the course of five years, the film follows the stand-up comedian’s quest to perform on “Late Show with David Letterman,” the long-running, late-night show on CBS. Precipitated by a cancer diagnosis, Mazan’s journey...