Upcoming Special Events

THE SEARCHERS in 35MM

FORD AND WAYNE IN RETROSPECT: THE SEARCHERS AT 60 Presented by New York Times Bestselling Author Scott Eyman The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies commemorates the 60th anniversary of THE SEARCHERS with a 35mm screening of the film presented by University of Miami Professor and bestselling author Scott Eyman.

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FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM

In her multimedia presentation FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM, Professor Daphne A. Brooks explores the politics of Beyonce’s avant-garde, sonic social justice activism. Through clips and examples, she traces the evolution of her insurgent public intellectualism, and aims to place Beyonce’s work in a broad historical context in which black women musicians have disrupted and reimagined the public sphere through sound.

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SINATRA ON FILM: HISTORYMIAMI

Dr. Christina Lane, Chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and Director for the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies, is introducing a screening of Frank Sinatra’s A Hole in the Head and holding a Q&A for HistoryMiami on February 18 at 5:30 p.m. The event helps to kick off the museum’s multi-media exhibition SINATRA: AN AMERICAN ICON, opening March 4, curated by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and commemorating the entertainer’s 100th birthday.

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MEANING AND IDEAS IN FILM DESIGN with Jeannine Oppewall

The Department of Cinema and Interactive Media presents an evening with Award-winning Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall. A four-time Academy Award nominee, Ms. Oppewall will speak on MEANING AND IDEAS IN FILM DESIGN using clips from her body of work. Ms. Opperwall's impressive resume reads some of the finest films in the last 20 years. Films such as L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, SEABISCUIT and PLEASANTVILLE are defined and enhanced by their exquisite production design. The evening will conclude with a Q+A. Bill Cosford Cinema 6:00-7:30PM This is a free event and open to the public.

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CHRISTINE VACHON: 30 YEARS OF MAKING KILLER FILMS

The Bill Cosford Cinema is pleased to present a new film series for the new year -- CHRISTINE VACHON: 30 YEARS OF MAKING KILLER FILMS. The series beginning Saturday, January 9 and ends Wednesday, February 10 with a visit from indie producer Christine Vachon. Celebrating Vachon's 30 years of making films and the 20th anniversary of her production company Killer Films, founded with Pamela Koffler.

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