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  • A Numerate Film History?

    This conference focuses on the study of film using such statistics as the number and duration of shots; among the early filmmakers to be considered are D.W. Griffith, Mack Sennett, and Charles Chaplin. more...
  • North

    Directed by John Boskovich, this 2001 film features writer Gary Indiana reading from Louis-Ferdinand CĂ©line's 1960 novel North. more...
  • Nine (PG-13)

    Not to be confused with Shane Acker's dismal animation 9, this is another razzmatazz musical adapted by Rob Marshall (Chicago) from a Broadway show. more...
  • Nice Bombs

    Chicago filmmaker Usama Alshaibi grew up in Iraq and the U.S., and although he recently became an American citizen, his personal video documentary (2006) has plenty to say about the day-to-day existence of his Baghdad relatives, whom he visited in 2004. more...
  • Naked Spaces—Living Is Round

    Significantly, when Vietnamese filmmaker Trinh T. Minh-ha gives herself a director's credit in her remarkable 1985 meditation on West African life and architecture, she places an X over the word "directed." more...
  • Network (R)

    Good campy fun from the combined talents of Paddy Chayefsky and Sidney Lumet; Chayefsky was apparently serious about much of this shrill, self-important 1976 satire about television, interlaced with bile about radicals and pushy career women, and so were some critics at the time. more...
  • Nishant

    In this 1975 drama from Indian director Shyam Benegal, a village school teacher is pulled into a web of familial and political conflicts and corruption. more...