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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 announcement of the showing on Zipmail said “Night of the Living Dead” was a groundbreaking indie horror film that cemented the zombi...

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 31, 2016

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 Sho...

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

March 18, 2015

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...

2380 hold short film festival

2380 hold short film festival

December 3, 2014

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....

Documentary “Korengal” featured for Veterans Day

Documentary “Korengal” featured for Veterans Day

November 12, 2014

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. M...

Movie “Teach” featured at UA

Movie “Teach” featured at UA

November 11, 2014

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...

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 Taste” is Peter Jackson’s first film and is about four paramilitary specialists who are fighting alien fast food owners,...

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

Akron gets sneak peek at PBS documentary

October 23, 2014

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...

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

The 2380 Film Club producing new films

October 1, 2014

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...

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

The Nightlight Cinema brings unique films to Akron

September 24, 2014

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...

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 showcase the talents of five University of Akron students. Student artists being highli...