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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

Barry Jenkins

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

March 28, 2017

Barry Jenkins, director of the Academy Award-winning movie “Moonlight,” will speak at Northwestern on April 1, A&O Productions announced Tuesday evening. A&O, in partnership with Rainbow Alliance,...

Actors perform in the short film “Fighter Kites.” Communication junior Jack Birdsall collaborated with Revanth Levaka, a student from the Annapurna International School of Film and Media, to direct the film, which will be screened at the Studio 22 Premiere.

Studio 22 Premiere broadens programming to emphasize diversity, inclusivity

May 26, 2016

A&E Communication junior Jack Birdsall spent his 2015 spring break in Hyderabad, India, collaborating on small film projects with other students from Northwestern and the Annapurna International School...

Ava DuVernay discusses her film, “Selma,” after it was screened at Alice Millar Chapel on Monday night. “Selma,” directed by DuVernay, depicts the 1965 voting rights protests.

‘Selma’ director discusses film’s themes

May 18, 2015

When the director of the film “Selma” visited campus Monday, she told the crowd of more than 700 there is a tendency to emphasize achievements of marginalized communities, which can distract from the...

Actor David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 film “Selma.” The film’s director, Ava DuVernay, will speak at Northwestern on May 18 following a screening of the film.

‘Selma’ director to speak at Northwestern

May 11, 2015

Ava DuVernay, the first female African-American director to be nominated for a Golden Globe and for the Academy Award for Best Picture, will give a talk May 18 following a screening of her award-winning...

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