Matinee idol and Oscar nominee Sessue Hayakawa is widely remembered as a UChicago alumnus. But was he? We tried to separate fact and myth in the storied actor’s biography.
How Claire Scanlon, AB’93, made a romantic comedy for the modern era.
A famed actor’s UChicago story unravels; and a new look for the Magazine comes together.
When Mark Bruce Rosin, AB’68, visited mental hospital patients as a College student, it opened the doorway to his 2018 screenplay.
Alumni books, films, and recordings.
Cinema scholar Jacqueline Stewart, AM’93, PhD’99, explores Chicago’s changing filmgoing scene.
Feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey honors Miriam Hansen with a look at Max Ophüls.
For 50 years, Kartemquin Films has focused its lenses on social forces and the human lives they shape.
UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, suggests a better term for fairy tales and reveals what recent story cast a spell on him.
How an arty UChicago history student ended up remaking Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Doc’s new calendar brings Singapore and cyberpunks, ’70s disaffection, and Gordon Parks.
A Doc Films event sheds light on an international human rights issue on American shores.