Submitted by Patty Hornbeck
Iron Man opens the fall season of MCAB’s Free Friday Films on Friday, September 12, at 7:00 and 10:00 pm in Dana Auditorium. On Saturday, September 13, the Hirschfield International Film Series begins with Michael Clayton – screenings are at 3:00 and 8:00 pm in Dana. Schedules for both film series will be available online in September.
The College’s purchasing department is no longer accepting paper requisitions for film and DVD rentals, As of July 1, all such requests must be made online. The new Film Rental Request form is available on the Library and Media Forms page.
The 2008 Language Schools symposium focused on how national identities have been expressed, challenged and negotiated through film. Lectures in English by Professors Sinan Antoon, New York University; Romuald Fonkoua, Université Marc Bloch, Mario Domenichelli, University of Florence, and German film director Peter Lilienthal have been added to the lecture archive.
The Library has begun acquiring films on Blu-ray disc (BD). For more information about this new format, see http://www.blu-ray.com/faq/#bluray.