The UNL film studies professor, who provides analysis of modern film as well as film history, says the 2016 Academy Award nominations announced Jan. 14 don't reflect very much about the best films of the day.
“Bota,” by former UNL student Iris Elezi of Albania, was among 80 candidates for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Recent books published by the campus community include Wheeler Winston Dixon's "Black and White Cinema: A Short History," which is the first study to consider black-and-white film as an art form. Also featured is Steve Smith's "Forever Red: More Confessions of a Cornhusker Fan." Click through to read more.
A free showing of "Three Moments, A Shout," a documentary by Chilean filmmaker Cecilia Barriga, is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Barriga will attend and participate in a question and answer session following the screening
As leading movie directors from around the world captured top honors at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, aspiring filmmakers and UNL film studies students Aliza Brugger and Collin Baker had their moment in the French Riviera sun. Their short films were among those screened at the international film festival. They are the first UNL students to have films shown at the event.
Three UNL Film Studies majors have been selected to be student interns at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in France this spring. One student also will screen one of her short films during the event.