The summer of 2012 flew by, but we were not left without a couple of unforgettable seasonal films. For those of you just settling in at Eastern Michigan University this week, picking up these hot summer films could make for an epic night in.
If you are looking for some cultural stimulation this summer, then there is no need to look any further than the State Theater in Ann Arbor on South State Street.
Sitting around the table with friends or family playing a simple game of poker is not at all an uncommon pastime.
With Marvel’s major soon-to-be blockbuster hit “The Avengers” arriving in theatres soon, it is no wonder that they desperately pieced together the clan of heroes by creating their last few films, “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Iron Man 2” (2010)and “Thor,” in only two years.
“This festival has never been about one person, this festival is very much about the community and the artists,” Donald Harrison, executive director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, said during Opening Night at the Michigan Theatre on March 27. The AAFF, celebrating its 50th annual festival this year, is one of the oldest film festivals in the world.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and films imitate life, then film is the most flattering and beautiful form of art.
Students don’t necessarily have to be Electronic Media majors or minors to want to study film. For those interested in learning more about film, the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts here at Eastern Michigan University, offers a plethora of classes for just that. The first class as an art elective and is one of the most well known film courses, “Introduction to Film Appreciation” or CTAT 145.
On March 23, the Eagle Filmmakers Association (EFA) will hold a student film festival in the Student Center Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Michigan University.
Despite its seemingly benevolent agenda, some people are deeply concerned by the “Kony 2012” video and the unprecedented attention it has received from the online community.
Creating a film as a college student is no easy feat. The budget alone can sink even the most buoyant of productions.