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The 2380 Film Club’s Showing of “Night of the Living Dead”

By Brooklyn Dennison, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

The 2380 Film Club will be showing the cult classic “Night of the Living Dead” on Oct. 25 in celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary. The showing will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theater at The University of Akron. The showing will be free and open to everyone. The announcem...

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Picture Show

By Preston Davis, pmd24@zips.uakron.edu

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Movies

A small cult composed of students wearing fishnets, high heels, and lipstick assembled in Folk Hall to view, or rather experience, the absurd, yet strangely familiar spectacle of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Friday evening. In pre-Halloween celebration, members of The University’s Akron Metalsm...

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor

March 18, 2015


Filed under Movies

On Wednesday, March 18, Doctor Kara Kvaran presented “Super Daddy Issues, Masculinity, Fatherhood, and Superhero Films” on the 4th floor of Leigh Hall. The roughly 40 minute lecture was part of a series of lectures aimed at addressing and redefining gender stereotypes. The conference room in which...

2380 hold short film festival

2380 hold short film festival

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

December 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

The Nightlight Cinema in downtown Akron hosted the 2380 Film Club’s second short film festival on Monday, Dec. 1 starting at 7 p.m. The 2380 Film Club is The University of Akron’s student film organization. The film festival was split up into three blocks of short films, each about an hour long....

Documentary “Korengal” featured for Veterans Day

Documentary “Korengal” featured for Veterans Day

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

In honor of Veterans Day, the documentary Korengal highlighting the life of soldiers stationed in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, was shown in the Student Union Theater on Monday, Nov. 10. Master Sgt. Mark Patterson presented the film to students and faculty in attendance and was in the movie ...

Movie “Teach” featured at UA

Movie “Teach” featured at UA

By Adeline Roeper, Arts & Life Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

The University of Akron’s Barker Center for Economic Education and the Department of Education hosted the screening of Davis Guggenheim’s film “Teach” on Nov. 6 in Olin Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The film was also played simultaneously at The Ohio State University and The University...

Student Art League hosts Splatter Film Marathon

By Ellen Papp, Arts & Life Writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

In honor of Halloween, The University of Akron Student Art League hosted the Splatter Film Festival on Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Myers School of Art Auditorium. The entertainment for the evening consisted of two low-budget films from the early 80’s: “Bad Taste” and “Brain Damage”. “Bad...

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

By Kamara Turner, Arts & Life Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

A non-profit organization by the name of Bright Star Books, Inc. held a sneak preview screening of The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation on Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. It is the first installment in a new documentary series that seeks to cha...

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies

The 2380 Film Club at The University of Akron isn’t very well known among students, but Logan Metcalf, president of the club, has been working diligently to change that. The club has been available for students to join between 2006 and 2007. The club creates feature length and short films for students...

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Movies, Showcase

The Nightlight Cinema in downtown Akron is bringing true cinema back to life. Ran by the Akron Film and Pixel organization, the cinema shows independent and other movies that might not be available to people otherwise in the Akron area. Although it only opened in July of 2014, the organization has...

Akron Film+Pixel preview

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 26, 2013


Filed under Movies

Sponsored by the New Media program at Myers School of Art and the Department of English, the annual Akron Film+Pixel Night will be held at the Akron Art Museum at 7 p.m. tonight. The New Media show, “Pixels,” starts after the films at 8:15 p.m. at the Summit Artspace, a five-minute walk from the Akron Art Museum. Pixels will sh...