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Five film reels in storage

Block Museum’s ‘Araya’ showing kicks off Latin American women filmmaker cinema series

January 30, 2023

Moviegoers gathered Friday to watch “Araya,” the first of six films in the Block Museum of Art’s newest four-event Latin American women filmmaker series, “Working Images.” The evening event...

The “Salaam Cinema!” exhibit and Iranian Cinephilia series at the Mary and Leigh Block Cinema of Art, featuring around 300 Iranian movie posters and over 10 films, open Thursday.

Block Museum exhibit, film series look at Iranian history

October 5, 2016

A&E While people may typically collect keychains or stamps, Communication Prof. Hamid Naficy has his own collection: he is the proud owner of almost 300 Iranian movie posters. Most of Naficy’s...

WNUR, Block Cinema team up for experimental music, film showcase

May 4, 2016

A&E At an upcoming performance of “Sonic Celluloid,” an audience will watch silent films while live musicians soundtrack them, experimenting with manipulations of the sounds of saxophones and...

“Geof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures,” an exhibit at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, features a sculpture called “Civil/Evil.” Block Cinema is screening a series of films selected by Oppenheimer that explore issues related to the exhibit.

Block Cinema film series explores ideas about power and lack of privacy

October 21, 2015

A&E Harry Caul is a surveillance expert with an extreme job: eavesdropping on other people’s conversations. Caul is a character in “The Conversation,” which will be shown at the Block Museum...

Photographer Vivian Maier is the focus of a BBC documentary screened Saturday at the Block Cinema. Art Prof. Pamela Bannos is featured in the documentary.

Block Cinema screens documentary on photographer Vivian Maier

October 28, 2013

Northwestern's Block Cinema on Saturday hosted a screening of a BBC documentary on the late photographer Vivian Maier. Art Prof. Pamela Bannos, who has studied Maier and is featured in the documentary,...

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