The Office of Cultural Events at NEIU invites you to enjoy lectures and arts events on our Main Campus in 2018-19 The wide variety of programming includes the Jewel Box Series concerts, Stage Center Theatre, Art Gallery, Films, the Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Music and Dance events and productions by Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater and the Ruth Page Dance Series.
Wednesday, August 15
THE PLASTIC DOME OF NORMA JEAN
Directed by Juleen Compton • 1966 • 35mm from UCLA Film & Television Archive
Warning: another weird one! Nothing to do with the future Marilyn Monroe, but she's just about the only pop culture standby left out of this teenybopper nirvana nightmare. Come for the songs, stay for the man in the polar bear costume.
Wednesday, August 22
Directed by Alan Rudolph • 1997 • 35mm from CFS Collections
Unseen in Chicago since its initial release, Afterglow is one of Alan Rudolph's finest films, featuring an indelible and Oscar-nominated performance from Julie Christie.
Wednesday, August 29
LADY IN THE DARK
Directed by Mitchell Leisen • 1944 • 35mm from Universal
If you like singing with your psychoanalysis and Technicolor with your tumescence, this is the film for you. For everyone else, just sit back and try to make sense of Ginger Rogers's version of the Weill-Gershwin-Hart musical landmark.
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