Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Frank Beaver reboots and documents the year in movies.
Frank Beaver excavates John Sayles’ archive and discovers spiral-bound notebooks filled with handwritten treasures.
Frank Beaver gets festive in Toronto at the Big Chill’s 30th b-day.
Forget the spaghetti western. Film historian Frank Beaver reveals how pasta magnate Pietro Barilla added flavor to Italian cinema.
Frank Beaver finds the beauty and wonder in this cinematic display of fragments, montages, and abstract imagery.
U-M’s vast Altman archive offers researchers, students, and filmmakers a rich trove of rare resources.
Frank Beaver explores the Redgrave dynasty’s far-reaching impact on film and theater history.
Frank Beaver sends news from the British Film Institute, where he gets re-inspired by some of the greatest road pictures of all time.
Frank Beaver reflects on the 2013 awards season and is reminded that film shorts do matter and—even better—they’re quite marvelous.