Life, Death, and All That Jazz: Bob Fosse and the Hollywood Renaissance of the 1970s-Professor Dennis Bingham

There is more to Bob Fosse (1927-1987) than derby hats and finger snaps. How did Fosse change Hollywood cinema and American culture in ways, which though not always positive, have been lasting and pervasive?     RSVP: with Dennis Bingham talk in the subject line.

December 5, 2014
From “Keystone Mabel” to “Goldwyn Girl”: Mabel Normand-Professor Kristine Karnick

Once judged Hollywood’s most popular female comedian, Mabel Normand’s popularity was in decline a mere seven years into her career. Examine the changing social climate that provided the beginning of the end to the star’s film career. RSVP: with Kristine Karnick talk in the subject line.

December 2, 2014
Heartland Film Festival

Every October, the Heartland Film Festival gives its moviegoers access to more than 100 visiting independent filmmakers from all over the world, right in the heart of the Midwest. Heartland showcases more than 130 entertaining movies that do more than just entertain over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, …

October 16, 2014
The Education of Auma Obama

A Film by Branwen Okpako Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Branwen Okpako is a highly talented and successful Nigerian-Welsh documentary filmmaker, who now lives and works in Berlin, Germany, where in 1999 she received a degree in Film Directing from the prestigious German Film and Television Academy in Berlin. Since …

April 23, 2014
Filmmaker Lee Daniels at Clowes Hall

Butler University’s Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series presents “An Evening with Lee Daniels,” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in Clowes Memorial Hall. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Clowes Memorial Hall box office, 317-940-6444. Daniels’ talk will focus on his career and his …

January 22, 2014