New and Fresh at the Browning Cinema

New and Fresh at the Browning Cinema

Ted and Ricky ring in the new year and the new semester with the Browning Cinema’s exciting offerings starting in January. Those include a new film education opportunity available to the public via the new Learning Beyond the Classics Series, which expands a film series with academic articles, pre-recorded introductions, and post-film discussions. After briefly discussing what's happening at the Browning Cinema, Ted and Ricky close the books on 2017 with two separate Top 3 Lists read more

Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT), the Browning Cinema is hosting a new general education course, “1968: When the World Changed Movies and Movies Changed the World,” to help community participants integrate the film studies classroom experience into their current education or life-long learning goals.

Filmmaker Series: John Little

Filmmaker Series: John Little

More Than a Word examines the cultural appropriation of Native American names and iconography, specifically by corporations (e.g., Washington R*dskins) and educational institutions. The efforts to remove these mascots and brand images stems, in part, from the National Congress of American Indians, which in the 1940s started organized efforts to improve depictions of Native Americans…

Filmmaker Series: Chico Pereira

Filmmaker Series: Chico Pereira

Donkeyote has a deeply personal touch you don’t always find in that library of films, though—and not simply because Chico Pereira focuses the film on a relative, here his uncle Manolo’s quixotic attempt to bring his beloved donkey from Spain to the U.S.A. to ride the 2200-mile Trail of Tears. There’s a warmth there one…

Comfort + Joy

Comfort + Joy

Friends, the joyful vibes at DPAC are multiplying and as warming as the layers we bundle up in before venturing outside. It’s palpable, the way memory inserts the scents and sounds of celebrations past into the present. Soon, the center’s south lobby focal point becomes a magnificent Christmas tree—hand decorated each year by our staff.