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Tron: Legacy in 3D!

February 16, 2011 by | Screenings

The awesome epicness of TRON: Legacy is coming to Dodge in 3D! Based on the 1982 scifi cult classic TRON (yes, the title is capslocked), the sequel Tron: Legacy has been in the works for nearly 20 years in various forms, and it’s definitely Disney’s hotest “for big kids” property in quite some time.  The

Surpise: Cedar Rapids Screening!

February 7, 2011 by | Screenings

Special Pre-Release Screening of Cedar Rapids Wednesday, February 9, 2011at 7:00pm in the Folino Theater Come see this hilarious film before it opens in theaters! RSVP for the screening Synopsis In Miguel Arteta’s new comedy CEDAR RAPIDS, to call insurance agent Tim Lippe (Ed Helms), “naïve” is a gross understatement. He’s never left his small

The Complete Metropolis

January 29, 2011 by | Screenings

Next week, Dodge College is hosting a special screening of Fritz Lang’s classic Metropolis, in a newly restored version, including nearly half an hour of footage thought lost for nearly a century! Metropolis (1927) 153 min. Of Fritz Lang‘s many famous films, including M (1931), The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933), and Fury (1936), Metropolis

Don’t Miss: “Conviction”

January 13, 2011 by | Screenings

This Thursday, we’re holding a screening of last year’s riveting thriller, Conviction. Here’s what it’s all about: (spoiler warning!) Two-time Academy® Award winner Hilary Swank (MILLION DOLLAR BABY, BOYS DON’T CRY) stars in CONVICTION, the story of the unwavering bond between brother and sister who made a solemn promise to always be there for one

True Grit [Update]

December 7, 2010 by | Screenings

As you may have noticed from our ever-observant commenters, on my last post announcing True Grit, one of the young stars of the Coen Brothers’ latest, is Hailee Steinfeld, who made her screen debut in several films produced by Dodge College students! We’ve just received clearance to honor Ms. Steinfeld, and our alumni, by sharing

Animation Show of Shows

December 3, 2010 by | Events

The travelling film festival, “The Animation Show of Shows” is stopping by Orange County tonight at 7PM in the Folino – and as a Dodge/Chapman animation lover, you’ll get to see it for free! (click to download a larger .pdf image) From The Slate: Professor Bill Kroyer invites you to attend the Dodge College of

“True Grit” Pre-Release Screening

December 1, 2010 by | Events

I am so excited to announce that coming up next week, the AES (Audio Engineering Society), LA Section, is screening the latest Coen Brothers’ film, True Grit, right here at Dodge College in the Folino theater.  It’s playing next Saturday, December 11th, a full week and a half before its December 22nd theatrical premiere!  Save

“Grease” Sing-A-Long Slideshow

November 30, 2010 by | Events

Before the Thanksgiving break, our Filmmaker-in-Residence, Randal Kleiser, presented a very exciting screening of his classic '50's musical, Grease, with a unique twist: active audience participation! Already familiar with the event? Jump straight to the slideshow. How does it work?  As the characters begin to sing, the song lyrics appear in brightly colored words onscreen;

Restored Academy Classics tonight!

November 11, 2010 by | Screenings

As you’re likely already aware, today is Veterans Day!  Chapman University never misses an opportunity to celebrate an important national holiday, especially when our nation’s heroes are involved. Dodge College is commemorating the memorial with a series of short documentary films, presented by the Film Studies Program, recently restored by the Academy Film Archive (a

Sonic Youth Documentary screens Thursday

October 21, 2010 by | Screenings

This week, we have a very special presentation of the hard-to-find documentary, Sonic Youth: Sleeping Nights Awake, Thursday 10/28, at 7PM in the Folino. From the Project Moonshine website: In the summer of 2006, a group of seven high school students from Reno, NV set out to make a documentary on Sonic Youth. As part