Guess the Theme: A commonality connects these films... can you figure it out?

Guess the Theme – March Results, April Movies

Congratulations to the Jordan Delgado, CAS/BA ’25, for winning the March Guess the Theme contest! Their correct guess entered them into a random drawing for a free drink token from the Davenport Coffee Lounge. Were you also able to figure out the theme? As a reminder, the movies were: 21 Jump Street, Bridesmaids, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Knocked Up, A Quiet […]

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SXSW 2024 - March 8-16 - Austin, TX

SXSW: New Premieres and Old Favorites

The 2024 South by Southwest (SXSW) festival kicks off today in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1987, this annual March event combines music and comedy showcases, film and television screenings, tech competitions, awards ceremonies, and more. While it’s more than just a film festival, the movie screenings often take center stage. Some of the most popular […]

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Black History Month

35 Films for Black History Month and Beyond

We’re more than halfway through Black History Month, but it’s not too late to start engaging with Black media and culture. This celebration was created in 1925 by historian Carter G. Woodson and his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), and was originally named Negro History Week. After spreading […]

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Promotional still for "Parasite" featuring various characters standing or lounging in an expensive backyard with their eyes covered by either a black or white bar

Korean Cinema Recommendations

While Korean cinema has been the source of iconic and critically-acclaimed movies for years, its status as a global juggernaut has rapidly expanded with international successes like Parasite, which was the first foreign language film ever to win the Oscar for Best Picture in 2020. Whether you’re already a die-hard fan of Korean cinema or […]

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Google Doodle featuring Agnes Varda holding a camera in two different stages of her life

Celebrating Agnès Varda

Today’s Google Doodle for December 13, 2023 is of Agnès Varda, a Belgian-born French filmmaker who is known as a pioneer of French New Wave Cinema. Her style was influenced by her experience with still photography and her method of “cinécriture” (“cinematic writing” or “writing on film”) filmmaking. If you’re interested in learning more about […]

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Poster for "Mama Bears" featuring a middle-aged woman hugging a young person holding pride flags

Mama Bears Review – Streaming Free Through November 20th

Mama Bears is a touching, family-focused documentary that examines the intersections of motherhood, faith, pride, politics, and community. Originally premiering at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) in 2022 and going on to win numerous awards, this film tells the stories of two conservative Christian mothers overcoming their own prejudices to become fierce advocates for […]

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