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Oscar Buzz - A Brief History of Oscar

Event Type: Adult Services
Date: 2/10/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Film historian and author Michael Smith will present a lecture on the history of the Academy Awards from Sunrise (1927) to The Hurt Locker (2009). This lively presentation will use clips from Oscar-winning films from the past hundred years to illustrate how American movies hold up a mirror to our culture, reflecting changes both within Hollywood and society at large.

Michael Smith teaches film studies classes at various Chicago-area colleges and is the author of the White City Cinema blog. His non-fiction account of early film production in Chicago, Flickering Empire, will be released by KWS Publishers later this year.

Location: Auditorium
Registration Ends: 2/10/2013 at 12:00 AM
Contact: Nancy Wagner
Contact Number: x6981
Status: Closed


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