Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Making of a masterpiece

    New book about Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’ chronicles the complex artistic union of a visionary filmmaker and a brilliant author.

  2. ‘He felt what we felt’

    Frank Beaver celebrates the Wolverines’ love for late announcer Bob Ufer, star of a new documentary.

  3. Filmmaker Demme joins U-M 'mavericks'

    U-M Library to hold the personal archive of the late award-winning director/producer/screenwriter Jonathan Demme.

  4. Quiz show

    Frank Beaver tests your cinema scope with a Wolverine movie quiz.

  5. Isn't that ironic?

    Frank Beaver looks at how dialogue, music, and staging convey irony on film.

  6. Movie house vs. your house

    Frank Beaver compares the traditional theater experience with today’s high-tech, in-home options.

  7. Nonfiction film sleuth

    Frank Beaver reflects on documentarian Errol Morris’ unique modus operandi.

  8. Oh, you're a holiday

    Winter is coming, and Frank Beaver is checking his list of must-see classics to warm your heart this season.

  9. Unstoppable force

    “Whenever the door opened, we would rush in,” says filmmaker Kim Ray, BA ’95, of her role executive producing the new documentary ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two.’