Bloomsburg University Professor Schedules Free Weekly Film Screenings and Discussions | Education



Bloomsburg, PA – Can you imagine yourself as a movie critic? Now is your chance to join others and test your skills.

David Heineman, a faculty member in the Department of Communication Studies at Bloomsburg University, will host a weekly film screening in conjunction with his “Persuasion in Popular Film” course.

According to a statement, the course examines the relationship between popular cinema and culture, highlighting the role of cinema in the construction of ideology, identity and history.

The screenings will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a discussion and will occasionally welcome invited experts. All screenings take place Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Greenly Center, 50 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, Conference Rooms B and C.

The screenings are free and open to the public. Masks are compulsory for everyone present. For more information, contact David Heineman at [email protected].

Dates, movies, movie release year, and movie rating are listed below:

  • August 24 The Redemption of Shawshank (1994) (R)

  • August 31 Paths to Glory (1957) (NR)

  • Winter Light of September 7 (1963) (NR)

  • September 14 American Psycho (2000) (R)

  • Sep 21 Four Oscar-winning short documentaries (Nine From Little Rock (1964) / If You Love This Planet (1982) / Saving Face (2012) / Period. End of Sentence. (2018)) (R)

  • September 28 The Thing from Another World (1951) (NR)

  • October 5 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) (PG-13)

  • October 12 It Happened One Night (1934) (NR)

  • October 19, 1917 (2019) (R)

  • October 26 Suspiria (1977) (R)

  • November 2 Do the Right Thing (1989) (R)

  • November 9 The 13 (2016) (NR)

  • November 16 The Matrix (1999) (R)

  • November 30 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (R)

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