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interior of the Virginia theater where Ebertfest is hosted
Media & Cinema Studies News
By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing InternIn honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and University of Illinois journalism graduate Roger Ebert, three undergraduate students have been named as this year’s Roger Ebert Fellows. In addition to a stipend, the fellows will be… Read More
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University professors and guest experts explore storytelling and data visualization, screen IMAX film By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern   There’s something unique about the first-ever Roger Ebert Symposium: not only is it showcasing world-class speakers and providing a… Read More
Molina Guzman Isabel
Media & Cinema Studies News
By   Craig Chamberlain  | Social Sciences Editor Professor Isabel Molina-Guzman studies TV and is a big fan of comedies with Latino characters. Her new book examines the role of Latinos in those sitcoms, as well as the changing form of a genre that often relies on cringe humor and “hipster racism… Read More
university of illinois greg hall
Media & Cinema Studies News
CL Cole, head of the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. The Office of the Provost sponsors the campus-level awards in recognition of excellence in faculty leadership for those faculty who distinguish themselves with their… Read More
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The 3rd Annual Illinifest Student Film Festival will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Lincoln Hall Theater from 11am-8pm, admission is FREE to all. The 2017 festival received 138 submissions of short films. Of those 31 from 11 countries and campus were selected to screen in four categories… Read More