Northwestern Student Film Festival

It’s become a time-honored tradition here at the Block. In late April students stop by the Museum to drop off their submissions for the Annual Northwestern Student Film Festival, organized each year by Block Cinema. The films selected for screening in this year’s festival have now been chosen and the winners will be announced during the […]

Reflections on Fluids by a Participant-Artist

On May 21, 2012, more than 50 Northwestern students, faculty, and staff took part in a reinvention of artist Allan Kaprow’s peformance artwork Fluids staged by the Department of Art Theory & Practice outside the Block Museum. Theater major Frankie DiCaccio, who started his shift that day at the Museum hanging informational banners, was soon swept into […]

Illuminating the Shadows: Film Criticism in Focus

Critics and Scholars In another installment of Block Cinema’s discussion of film criticism, on May 4, 2012, a panel of writers, bloggers, and critics addressed the relationship between criticism and academic film studies. Listen now (audio, 101 minutes) Moderator: Nick Davis (Assistant Professor of English and Gender Studies, Northwestern University) Participants: Adrian Martin, (Professor of […]