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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Television and Film

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No grant? No problem: Northwestern students’ short film passion project ‘Kaleidoscope Eyes’ captures the story of female friendship

February 1, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  On their last day of filming, the cast and crew of “Kaleidoscope Eyes” celebrated with hugs and screams waist-deep in a frigid...

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Reel Thoughts: ‘Thank you for being born’: ‘Broker’ explores brokenness through the lens of dignity and care

January 26, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of child trafficking. This story also contains mild spoilers. To raise a child, it takes a village. And his young mother. And a runaway orphan. And...

Two film strips with posters from “Princess Mononoke” and “The Farewell” are side-by-side.

‘The value of collective action’: diversity in Northwestern’s film curriculum

January 22, 2023

Communication freshman Verónica Silvosa said she knew about the “white guy in film” stereotypes through memes — but at Northwestern, she sees the trope in full form.  “They're real, and they're...

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Reel Thoughts: Even Brendan Fraser and Sadie Sink’s stunning performances can’t stop ‘The Whale’ from sinking

January 19, 2023

Warning: This article contains spoilers. Brendan Fraser’s time as an everyman hunting down skeletons and swinging from tree tops in ’90s films such as “The Mummy” or “George of The Jungle”...

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Reel Thoughts: ‘The Fabelmans’ is a success as both introspective autobiography and family drama

January 19, 2023

Warning: This article contains mild spoilers.  Venerated filmmaker Steven Spielberg has struck again with “The Fabelmans,” a family drama that functions as an insightful retrospective of his youth. Despite...

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