Ansel Adams film screening and discussion to honor 25th anniversary of Sycamore Land Trust

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: “I believe the approach of the artist and the approach of the environmentalist are fairly close in that both are, to a rather impressive degree, concerned with the affirmation of life.” — Ansel Adams  In recognition of the 25th anniversary of Sycamore Land Trust, the Indiana University Art Museum will […]

MM Serra of New York City’s Film-Makers’ Cooperative to visit IU Cinema Feb. 27

  Guest post by Noelle Griffis of IU’s Black Film Center/Archive: “We don’t want false, polished, slick films—we prefer them rough, unpolished, but alive; we don’t want rosy films—we want them the color of blood.” These determined words concluded the first statement of the New American Cinema Group, now known as The Film-Makers’ Cooperative. For more […]

‘Graces Received’ curator to speak Tuesday about how to read meanings in Catholic folk art

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Emily Davis: Leonard Primiano, curator of the exhibition “Graces Received: Painted and Metal Ex-Votos from Italy,” will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Indiana University’s Mathers Museum of World Cultures. The current exhibition, comprised entirely of Primiano’s personal collection, offers more than mere examples of past […]

Beth B provokes public dialogue on violence through her boundary-breaking art and films

With her shock of blue hair, Beth B is easy to spot in the crowd. But once she begins to speak, the brilliance of her words is what becomes striking. The director, artist and educator spoke at Indiana University Cinema on Feb. 6 as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series. Her documentary “Exposed,” which […]

IU Theatre to stage timely drama ‘Good Kids,’ present special programs on sexual violence

“I’ve never worked on a piece of theater that is at the intersection of so many compelling current issues.” Director Jonathan Michaelsen used these words to describe Naomi Iizuka’s thought-provoking drama “Good Kids,” which will open Friday, Feb. 6, at Indiana University Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance’s Wells-Metz Theatre. “Good Kids” is a […]