IU Cinema to screen silent film with world premiere orchestral score by Ari Barack Fisher

Saturday night at the movies often means seeing a new film. But on Feb. 20, the Indiana University Cinema audience will be hearing an old film in a new way. “The Return of Draw Egan” will be a one-night film event featuring the world premiere of a full musical score composed by Ari Barack Fisher, […]

IU Cinema to host Neil Brand at U.S. premiere of Hitchcock’s ‘Blackmail’ with his new score

Post courtesy of newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre: The Indiana University Cinema will screen Alfred Hitchcock’s silent film “Blackmail” on Nov. 7 with live orchestral accompaniment. In a collaboration between IU Cinema and the Jacobs School of Music, performer and composer Neil Brand will be present for the performance of his original score. “The somewhat rare […]

IU Cinema screening to showcase silent film star

Washington, D.C.-based film historian, writer, editor and author Christel Schmidt was in college when she first became interested in Mary Pickford, a silent film actress known for her curls, her role as one of Hollywood’s first movie stars and — following her marriage to fellow film star Douglas Fairbanks — as one half of a […]