Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-09-04

The Samford University Film Club has announced its fall line-up of showings in the school’s Christenberry Planetarium, located in Propst Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

The schedule includes:

  • Sept. 15   Big Fish
  • Oct. 6   The Sting
  • Oct. 13    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Oct. 30  The Shining
  • Nov. 10  Gattaca
  • Nov. 17  Thelma and Louise
  • Dec. 4  The Big Sleep

All movies start at 7 p.m., except for a TBA time for the Oct. 13 Jesse James film. Each movie will be introduced with comments related to style, impact, cast and production. Informal discussion will follow each film.

The film club, sponsored by the Samford English Department, is a student organization designed to promote appreciation and study of film. For information, contact film club faculty sponsor Geoffrey Wright at (205) 726-2926.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.