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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (May 19-21, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, May 19 (7:30 p.m.) What’s Up Doc? – A close-up of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies, Part 1 (Warner Bros., 1932-1951) Special guest Rick Gehr, a cartoon historian, editor, and member of the Warner Bros. animation […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (May 13-15, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, May 13 (7:30 p.m.) Come On Down!: A TV Game Show Retrospective (1950-1970) The password is “FUN” as the Packard Campus digs into the vaults and “comes on down” for this one-night retrospective of some of TV’s biggest […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (May 6-7, 2016)

 The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, May 6 (7:30 p.m.) Pay or Die (Allied Artists, 1960) After he scored a big hit with the 1959 picture Al Capone, Allied Artists hired director/producer Richard Wilson for another Italian mobster movie, this one set in early […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (April 29-30, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Matt Barton, curator of Recorded Sound at the Library of Congress. Friday, April 29 (7:30 p.m.) GLAM AND METAL ROCK DOC DOUBLE FEATURE Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1973) On July 3rd, 1973, David Bowie assumed his “Ziggy Stardust” persona on stage for […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (April 22-23, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Matt Barton, Recorded Sound Curator for the Library of Congress. Friday, April 22 (7:30 p.m.) Citizen’s Band (aka Handle with Care) (Paramount, 1977) The CB radio craze was at its peak of popularity and impact when this clever comedy was released, but still the film failed to find an audience. The […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (April 15-16, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Matt Barton, Curator of Recorded Sound at the Library of Congress. Friday, April 15 (7:30 p.m.) Play Misty for Me (Universal, 1971 – R-rated *) Late-night jazz disc jockey and inveterate playboy Clint Eastwood plays the field like he plays records on his show, but meets his match […]

10th Orphan Film Symposium (April 6-9, 2016): Travel Lecture Films

The Packard Campus is excited to host to the tenth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium, April 6-9, 2016; the theme is “Sound,” both with and without moving images. “Orphans X” is presented in conjunction with New York University Cinema Studies and its Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program. You can register for Orphans X […]

“Harry Potter” Film Fest at the Packard Campus (March 28-April 3, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. As a special treat for Spring Break, all eight Harry Potter movies will be shown from March 28–April 3. Screenings will be held at 7 pm each day with an added 2 pm matinee on Sunday, April 3. The […]