Persuasion in Popular Film course hosts weekly public film screening

Bloomsburg University's Department of Communication Studies faculty member David Heineman is hosting a weekly film screening in conjunction with his "Persuasion in Popular Film" course. The course examines relationships between popular film and culture, highlighting the role of cinema in constructing ideology, identity and history.

Screenings will be followed by a question and answer session and discussion and will occasionally feature guest experts. All screenings are on Tuesday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Greenly Center, 50 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, lecture rooms B and C. The screenings are free and open to the public. Masks are required for anyone attending.

  • Aug. 24 The Shawshank Redemption (1994) (R) 
  • Aug. 31 Paths of Glory (1957) (NR) 
  • Sept. 7 Winter Light (1963) (NR) 
  • Sept. 14 American Psycho (2000) (R) 
  • Sept. 21 Four Oscar-Winning Documentary Shorts (Nine From Little Rock (1964) / If You Love This Planet (1982) / Saving Face (2012) / Period. End of Sentence. (2018)) (R) 
  • Sept. 28 The Thing from Another World (1951) (NR) 
  • Oct. 5 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) (PG-13) 
  • Oct. 12 It Happened One Night (1934) (NR) 
  • Oct. 19 1917 (2019) (R) 
  • Oct. 26 Suspiria (1977) (R) 
  • Nov. 2 Do The Right Thing (1989) (R) 
  • Nov. 9 The 13th (2016) (NR) 
  • Nov. 16 The Matrix (1999) (R) 
  • Nov. 30 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (R)

For more information, contact David Heineman at dheinema@bloomu.edu.

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