LSU Libraries to Hold Inaugural Film Series Throughout Spring
01/08/2013 01:12 PM
BATON ROUGE – LSU Libraries invites the public to take part in its inaugural film series, which will feature
four films during the Spring 2013 semester.
All films will be shown in the lecture hall in Hill Memorial Library at 2 p.m. each
Admission is free of charge to each event, and a guest scholar will provide a 15-minute
introduction to each film. Refreshments will be provided.
The series includes the following films:
- Wednesday, Jan. 23 – The series kicks off with “The September Issue,” a 2009 documentary
that chronicles Vogue Magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and her staff as they
prepare the publication’s 2007 fall fashion issue.
- Wednesday, Feb. 20 – In recognition of Black History Month, the series will feature
the 1989 film “Glory.” Starring Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington and Matthew Broderick,
the film depicts Robert Gould Shaw as he leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black
- Wednesday, March 13 – Celebrating Women’s History Month, the series will showcase
the controversial 2009 Australian documentary, “Stolen.” This award-winning film shone
a light on modern-day slavery issues in northern African refugee camps.
- Wednesday, April 17 – The series concludes with a screening of “If a Tree Falls: A
Story of the Earth Liberation Front.” This 2011 film brings the viewer behind the
scenes of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group.
For more information on the film series, contact LSU Libraries Reference Assistant
Coordinator Kelly Blessinger at 225-578-8538 or email email@example.com.
LSU Media Relations
Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2013