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Summer Cinema Series opens with comedy shorts

Posted on June 22, 2017

Four summer Mondays feature silent films and music

Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Summer Cinema Series enters its 41st season with four evenings of silent films preceded by live organ music. The Summer Cinema Series is a collaborative project of MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design and the Red River Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society.

The Series opens Monday, July 10, with three short films featuring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd. The films are Chaplin’s The Pawnshop, Keaton’s The Blacksmith, and Lloyd’s Never WeakenRead the rest of this entry →

SoMAD hosts valentine screening

Posted on February 08, 2017

Sunday, Feb. 12 | 2 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorium

The Red River Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society (RRATOS) is partnering with the Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Media Arts and Design to produce “My Funny Valentine”a free, family-friendly screening of three “two-reeler” romantic-comedy short silent films starring the famed comedians Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Buster Keaton.  Read the rest of this entry →

Summer Vintage Film Series returns to MSUM campus

Posted on June 26, 2012

The Minnesota State University Moorhead Summer Cinema Series this year features four silent films from the 1920s, and a collection of Buster Keaton short films. The series runs Monday evenings from July 9 through July 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Weld Hall on the MSUM campus.

Founded in the mid-1970s by late MSUM film professors Ted Larson and Rusty Casselton, the series features retrospective showings of some of Hollywood’s greatest stars in popular motion pictures, as well as a few rare, seldom-seen movies. Each film is preceded by a short subject film or cartoon. Read the rest of this entry →

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