John Bresland

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John Bresland is coauthor (with Marilyn Freeman) of the forthcoming book, Crafting the Video Essay (University of Chicago Press). His audio essays have aired on public radio’s Weekend America, and his video essays can be seen at Ninth Letter, Blackbird, and The Fourth Genre, an anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. His print essays can be read at North American Review, TriQuarterly, Brevity, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of the Tamarack Award for Fiction and a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation fellowship. He teaches creative writing, filmmaking, and digital production at Northwestern University.

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Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films

Awards: Nominated for the 2013 Academy Award

Join us for a unique presentation of the very best short films.  No Oscar pool will be complete without seeing these 5 fantastic films.


Asad (Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura)

Buzkashi Boys (Sam French and Ariel Nasr)

Curfew (Shawn Christensen)

Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw) (Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De)

Henry (Yan England)

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Running Time: 120 minutes120 MIN
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Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films

Awards: Nominated for the 2013 Academy Award (short animation)

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see all five Academy Award nominees in the category of Best Animated Short and more! This year’s program is being hosted by last year’s winners: William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, directors of “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.” Program includes: “Head Over Heels” (UK), in which a couple who have grown apart (he lives on the floor and she on the ceiling) seek a way to put their marriage back together; “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare’ ” (USA), in which Maggie, longing to be grouped with the gifted children at the Ayn Rand Daycare Center, finds her destiny by rescuing a lonely cocoon from Baby Gerald; “Paperman” (USA), the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City who only has his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get the attention of the girl of his dreams; “Fresh Guacamole” (USA), in which we learn how to transform familiar objects into fresh guacamole; and “Adam and Dog” (USA), the story about the dog of Eden, and what happened in those first days of Creation that made Man and Dog so inseparable.

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Running Time: 9797 MIN
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Valentine’s Day: Casablanca

Watch Trailer Director: Michael Curtiz
Writer(s): Julius Epstein
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid
Awards: Best Picture Academy Award

We’re “playing it again, Sam”. Take your sweetheart to see THE timeless romance on the big screen this Valentine’s Day.


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Running Time: 102 Minutes102 MIN
PG Rated
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The Hangover

Watch Trailer Director: Todd Philips
Writer(s): Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Heather Graham
Awards: Golden Globe Winner Best Motion Picture


A blowout Las Vegas bachelor party turns into a race against time when three hung-over groomsmen awaken after a night of drunken debauchery to find that the groom has gone missing, and attempt to get him to the alter in time for his wedding. In 48 hours, Doug is scheduled to walk down the aisle, effectively ending his reign as a rowdy bachelor. Realizing that this is their last blowout with their best friend, Doug’s groomsmen organize a Sin City bachelor bash he’ll never forget. The next morning, the groomsmen come to in their Caesar’s Palace suite to find a tiger in the bathroom and a six-month-old baby tucked away in the closet. Unfortunately, Doug is nowhere to be found. With no memory of the previous night’s transgressions and precious little time to spare, the trio sets out in a hazy attempt to retrace their steps and discover exactly where things went wrong. Will they find Doug in time to get him to the wedding back in Los Angeles, or will his bride experience the sharp sting of disappointment when she walks down the aisle to discover that her future husband is nowhere to be found?

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Running Time: 100 Minutes100 MIN
R Rated
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Sibs Weekend: THE GOONIES

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Watch Trailer Director: Richard Donner
Writer(s): Stephen Spielberg
Cast: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen

Celebrate Ohio University Sib’s Weekend by taking your little sis or bro to see the classic “The Goonies”!

“Goonies never say die!”

In case you’ve never seen it, here’s the gist:

A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.

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Running Time: 114 Minutes114 MIN
PG Rated
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Travelling Salesman

Director: Timothy Lanzone
Writer(s): Andy Lanzone, Timothy Lanzone
Awards: Best Feature Film at Silicon Valley Film Festival

Travelling Salesman is an intellectual thriller about four mathematicians hired by the U.S. government to solve the most elusive computer science problem, as well as the ensuing ethical implications of their research.


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Running Time: 80 Minutes80 MIN
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Science on Screen: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER with Dr. David Bayless

Todays Show Times: 6:00

Watch Trailer Director: John McTiernan
Writer(s): Tom Clancy
Cast: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin
Awards: Won Academy Award for Best Effects

Join Dr. David Bayless for a riveting discussion on submarines, as he shares information and stories from his time in the Nuclear Navy. Have you ever been curious about how submarines operate? Dr. Bayless will be available to answer questions and clarify some of the mysteries surrounding these mammoth machines! Hear what he has to say and enjoy a special screening of the classic “Hunt for Red October” starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin.

Science on Screen

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Running Time: 134 Minutes134 MIN
PG Rated
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School of Film Thesis Show: Nina Huang’s “That’s How It Goes”

Director: Nina Huang

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A unusual day of a woman who stays home. By the end of the day, has anything really changed?

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Running Time: 15 Minutes15 MIN
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