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1 An Oscars to remember for the wrong reasons
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.5
4/29/2021 Northern Iowan Film Critic, Hunter Friesen, recounts the 2021 Oscars. He highlights the events of the evening that made it, in his opinion, one of the worst award shows ever.
2 'Borat 2' is a funny retread
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.05
11/5/2020 Hunter Friesen gives a lukewarm rating of Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" Friesen gives and overall rating of 3.5/5 paw prints.
3 'The Witches' casts weak spells
Friesen--Hunter (Film Critic)
Northern Iowan 117:21, p.04
10/29/2020 Friesen reviews "The Witches;" photo.
4 "Chicago 7" is a timely court drama
Friesen--Hunter (Film Critic)
Northern Iowan 117:20, p.04
10/26/2020 Friesen reviews "The Trial of the Chicago 7;" photo.
5 Sandler's 'Hubie Halloween' could be worse
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:17, p.05
10/15/2020 Hunter Friesen gives his opinion on Adam Sandler's newest movie, "Hubie Halloween."
6 Where is UNI's international media club?
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:17, p.03
10/15/2020 The author expresses his desire for a club that explores foreign media.
7 'MountainFilm' comes to UNI
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.4
3/9/2020 MountainFilm on Tour along with the Film Apperception Club and Green Project hosted an even in Kamerick Art Building. The event showcased a wide variety of films from rock climbing, snowboarding, and beekeeping.
8 Ritchie returns home home with stylish 'Gentlemen'
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.05
1/30/2020 Student Hunter Friesen reviews the film "Gentlemen". He gives the film 3/5 paw prints.
9 Friesen's top films of 2019
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.04
1/23/2020 Hunter Friesen, film critic gives his top ten films of 2020 while also giving descriptions of the films. 10) "1917", 9) "Uncut Gems", 8) "Marriage Story", 7) "Parasite", 6) "Ad Astra", 5) "Climax", 4) "Once Upon a time in Hollywood", 3) "The Irishman", 2) "The King", and 1) "Little Woman". Friesen makes some honorable mentions identifying "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood", "Ford v Ferrari", "The Farewell", "The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part", and "The Lighthouse"; photo.
10 Scorsese crafts crime epic 'Irishman'
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:26, p.04
12/9/2019 Film review of the Netflix film"The Irishman".The critic gave the film an overall rating of 4.5/5 paws.
11 'Avengers: Endgame' is one for the ages
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.05
5/2/2019 Hunter Friesen offers a review of 'Avengers: Endgame. Friesen gives the film 4 out of five 'paws.'
12 'Missing Link' tells wholesome tale
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.04
4/22/2019 Hunter Friesen reviews and approves of the film Missing Link.
13 New DC film 'Shazam!' fizzles out
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:46, p.04
4/4/2019 Hunter Friesen critiques a new, D.C. film 'Shazam!' and expresses dissappointment.
14 Clohesy Series invites S. Leo Chiang
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.02
2/4/2019 Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will visit campus and present two of his films as a part of the Clohesy Documentary Series.
15 UNI hosts advanced screening of 'Film Lounge'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.04
2/4/2019 Two Panthers were recognized in an Episode of 'The Film Lounge' which showcases films created by Iowans.
16 Friensen's top 10 films of 2018
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.04
1/24/2019 Hunter Friesen gives his top 10 movies of 2018, including "Roma," "BlacKKKlansman" and "The Favorite."
17 'The Predator' falls prey to laziness
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.04
9/20/2018 The author gives a harsh critique of the new reboot/sequel of the 1987 movie "Predator."
18 Your Oscar nominations are in!
Ortiz--Cristian (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.03
1/25/2018 Cristian Ortiz offers his opinions on the 2018 Oscar nominations.
19 Globes address sexual assault
Ortiz--Cristian (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:28, p.03
1/11/2018 Columnist Ortiz discuses the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Every actor wore black to take a stand against sexual assault. Oprah Winfrey becomes the first black women to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award; photo.
20 Netflix finds continued success in originals
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.04
10/19/2017 Columnist King talks about the growing popularity of Netflix original series and movies; photo.
21 October horror film series
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.08
10/19/2017 UNI's Communication Studies Department is sponsoring a film series showing the evolution of horror films; photo.
22 Disney set to launch own streaming service
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.03
10/12/2017 Columnist King discuses Disney's new streaming service. Set for 2019, Disney is planning an launching their own streaming service and pulling all movies and shows from Netflix; photo.
23 UNI alum captures the "Blood Road"
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Dickerson--Andrew (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.04
10/12/2017 Former UNI student Nick Schrunk directed the documentary "Blood Road". UNI held a screening of the film and Schrunk came to UNI to discuss his experience; photo.
24 Lights, camera, campus!
Mattox--Colin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Mason Greer enjoys making short films in his free time and posting them on You-tube; photo.
25 New film appreciation club at UNI
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.5
10/1/2015 The new Film Appreciation Club sets out to watch and discuss Oscar-winning films in a movie theater-like setting; photo.
26 Film school gives students voices
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:15, p.4
10/20/2014 Joe Hall, the founder of Ghetto Film School, discussed the aspects of film in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
27 Film brings issues to light
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.5
9/25/2014 Director Lucy Walker came to UNI for screenings of her documentary films as part of The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series; photo.
28 UNI professor creates documentary film about the 'One Day in May'
Public Relations News Release 2013:228, p.1
4/1/2014 Jay Lees, Julie Lowell, and Sarah Stubbe worked together to create a documentary about the tornado that hit Parkersburg. They interviewed over 100 people to make the film. The event will feature a preview of the film and a lecture.
29 Interactive film series coming to Cedar Falls
Shilhanek--Ian (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.4
3/13/2014 Film critics Travis Bean and Chris Lambert are bringing the Film Colossus Series to Cedar Falls. It begins on March 25 and will continue through April. The Series will be hosted in the Hearst Center for the Arts.
30 Biblical film incites emotion
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.4
3/3/2014 The author reviews the film "Son of God", the story of Jesus' life. She says that there was a lot more emotion in the film and that this movie is different from other depictions of Jesus' life.
31 Award-winning filmmaker, writer and activist to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:162, p.1
1/28/2014 Byron Hurt, award-winning documentary filmmaker, will visit UNI to show and discuss two of his films. Hurt will attend screenings of "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes" and "Soul Food Junkies". There will be a lecture and discussion to follow the films.
32 'Monsters University' best animated film of summer
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.1
6/28/2013 Writer feels "Monsters, Inc." is the most underrated film Pixar has made. The film is not usually included in the greatest works Pixar Studio has made, but should be. Brief film plot and discussion of this newest film; photo.
33 I've made a huge mistake
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.4
4/12/2013 Netflix has a national following of 27 million people. Says that a lot of those people are probably college students.
34 UNI gerontology program to celebrate 10th anniversary
Public Relations News Release 2012:130, p.1
11/1/2012 Gerontology program will celebrate tenth anniversary with documentary film, "You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't". Event is free and open to the public.
35 UNI professor to premiere documentary film
Public Relations News Release 2012:117, p.1
10/25/2012 Francesca Soans' film "Sons of Jacob Synagogue" premeired at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Documentary film explores history and experiences of Jewish community in Waterloo. Film is in 5-part documentary series. Film music by UNI faculty.
36 The William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.12
10/12/2012 Documentary filmmakers to visit UNI. Three films will be shown at Lang Hall Auditorium.
37 UNI brings awareness to sexual assault with showing of The Invisible War
Public Relations News Release 2012:100, p.1
10/11/2012 Film, "The Invisible War" will be shown by UNI Military and Veteran Student Services Committee, UNI Veterans Association, and the Master of Social Work Student Association to bring awareness to sexual assault and rape issues in the U.S. Military.
38 UNI to host event on inclusion of students with disabilities
Public Relations News Release 2012:96, p.1
10/5/2012 UNI Center for Disability Studies in Literacy, Language, and Learning will hold second annual reception. Event will include a reception, panel discussion, and film screening of, "Willing and Able".
39 Now showing; filmmaker comes full circle
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.12
4/1/2012 Elise Plakke talks about her life as a filmmaker; visited campus to show "14 Minutes", an award-winning short film; photo.
40 UNI to host screening and discussion of film "Ghost of Abu Ghraib'
Public Relations News Release 2011:171, p.1
2/13/2012 A film titled "Ghost of Abu Ghraib' will be shown at the Center for Multicultural Education.
41 Academy Award nominee Alice Elliot to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2011:81, p.1
10/14/2011 The documentary filmmaker and Academy Award nominee Alice Elliott will present her film "The Collector of Bedford Street" and have a Q & A session. Her film was nominated for an academy award.
42 UNI senior hunts ghosts
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.5
10/26/2010 Jesse Alne is one of the founders of the Calhoun County Paramormal Investigators. The group checks out sightings of ghosts in cemeteries, using meters measuring the fluctuations in electromagnetic fields; camcorders; and audio recorders; photo.
43 UNI Gallery of Art to present UNI Department of Art alumni exhibition 'Action is Eloquence'
Public Relations News Release 2010:108, p.1
10/21/2010 Three lectures will be offered in association with the exhibition, which is the third in a year long series of events featuring Department of Art alumni titled "Time is Ripe."
44 UNI dining services to offer Tibetan cuisine March 9
Public Relations News Release 2009:305, p.1
3/1/2010 Following dinner, the film "Kundun," the true-life story of the Dalai Lama and his daring struggle to lead his nation at one of the most challenging times in its history, will be shown at the Center for Multicultural Education.
45 UNI celebrates Women's History Month
Public Relations News Release 2009:300, p.1
2/26/2010 To kick off Women's History Month, "Women in the Globalized World," a panel discussion sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program, will be held in the Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union.
46 UNI Chinese Student and Scholar Association to host documentary filmmaker Feb. 17 "Mysterious China" film exhibition to run Feb. 10-11
Public Relations News Release 2009:255, p.1
2/3/2010 Chris Nebe, award-winning documentary filmmaker, will speak on the past and present of Tibet in Maucker Union Ballroom. Nebe has been exploring China's history, culture and society for 15 years.
47 Sienkiewiez takes on South Park's anti-semitism and offensive humor; Emmy-nominated screenwriter and documentarian to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:246, p.1
1/28/2010 Matt Sienkiewicz has spoken and written on issues of racial and ethnic stereotyping in the long-running Comedy Central cartoon "South Park." He will share his thoughts on these issues and show his latest documentary film to kick-off his visit.
48 UNI Museum brings Marshall Center School to life
Public Relations News Release 2009:245, p.1
1/28/2010 The Museum has started a new program series, "Saturdays at the Schoolhouse." The first event, "Candy, Movies & Fune" will be at the Marshall Center School, where visitors will watch a screening of Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."
49 Award-winning documentary to be shown at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:219, p.1
1/11/2010 The award-winning film "Born into Brothels" will be shown at the Museum. The documentary follows eight children who live in the red light district of Calcutta, where their mothers work as prostitutes.
50 Series brings diversity to students and the small screen
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.4
9/11/2009 The Center for Multicultural Education is showing films during September. The film series deals with differences, with the hope of understanding other races.


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