Events 10/12-10/18

Posted: October 12, 2010 by ryanburdick4400 in Events

Featured Event

  1. Fri. 10/15, 7pm-9pm, Lorch Hall, Askwith Aud, Free!

If you haven’t had the chance, Fall Break is a great time to check out one of the free Kurosawa films that are playing most Friday nights 7pm at Askwith Aud. In beautiful brand new 35mm prints, you will get the same visual experience when they were originally released. It is an event worth your time and money (free)!

Wed. 10/13

  • 15,000 Hours of TV Streaming Towards You!
  1. Noon-1:30pm, North Quad, Rm 2255
  2. University of Michigan has been hand-picked to participate in an exciting pilot being conducted by the Paley Center. They are rapidly digitizing their massive archive of television programs, and will soon be streaming them to a library near you. The pilot affords us access to the online database of 15,000 hours—–yes, that’s 15,000 hours!—-of programming from the entire history of television. The pilot runs through the Fall semester, and is available through terminals in the central campus libraries and the satellite libraries in Communications and Screen Arts. Curator Ron Simon is visiting Ann Arbor to introduce us to the good work of the Paley Center.

Thurs. 10/14

  1. 1am-2am, Michigan Union, Steps, Free!
  2. Special outdoor screening of A Passing of the Torch immediately before the commemoration of Senator John F. Kennedy’s inspiring late night speech on the steps of the Michigan Union on October 14, 1960. This new documentary captures the amazing set of circumstances, efforts, and coincidences that occurred, as well as the extraordinary people that made it all happen. This screening is sponsored by the Student Symposium, which directly precedes this screening.

Fri. 10/15

  1. 7pm-9pm, Lorch Hall, Askwith Auditorium, Free!

Kurosawa’s savage and unrestrained adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, set in medieval Japan, plunges viewers into an eerie, fog-shrouded world of madness and obsession. It is often considered the finest Shakespeare adaptation in the history of cinema.

Sat. 10/16

  1. 7-9pm, Angel Hall, Aud A, Free!
  2. The DJ equivalent in film.


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