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Shirley Temple and the Optimistic Orphan Trope


March 21, 2019

Shirley Temple redefined the meaning of celebrity and stardom in American popular culture.

‘The Foreigner’s Home’ Explores Morrison’s Vision of Otherness

'The Foreigner’s Home’ Explores Morrison’s Vision of Otherness


September 27, 2018

"The Foreigner's Home," a potentially life-changing film, encompassing the theme of Otherness, screened at the Annual Clifford Symposium.

Bala Loca Makes U.S. Premier at College

Bala Loca, created by a Middlebury professor, centers on Chilean society and politics.

By YVETTE YINUO SHI, Arts & Sciences Editor

November 3, 2016

On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Chilean television show Bala Loca (Stray Bullet), created by Assistant Professor of Film and Media Culture David Miranda Hardy premiered in Dana Auditorium. More than 60 students, faculty and community members gathered for the series’ pilot, which the host Professor Jason...

Hirschfield Series Brings Foreign Films to Campus

By Joy Zhu

November 13, 2013

Every Saturday in Dana Auditorium at 3 and 8 p.m., the Hirschfield International Film Series screens foreign and independent movies to the Middlebury College community for free. And yet, little is known of its history. The Hirschfield Film Series was originally called the ‘College Street Film Series’,...

Hirschfield Film Series: A Touch of Sin

By Joy Zhu

October 30, 2013

Middlebury College, as a part of the Hirschfield Film Series, screened Jia Zhangke’s first award winning film A Touch Of Sin, which was nominated for the Palm d’Or and won the best screenplay. it is perhaps an honor, and an irony, that our screening on Saturday, Oct. 26 preceded its premiere in...

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