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Loyal, brave, but untrue: Why Mulan (2020) is not ‘Empowering’

October 1, 2020

I was eight the first time it happened. Torn from a district with a large Asian student body and thrown into halls where I was one of few people of color in my class, I felt the eyes glued to me as I walked...

German film series finishes with ‘Dr. Mabuse’

December 20, 2019

Hosted by Professor of Foreign Languages Dave Limburg, the “Struggle for Justice” film series ended on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with a showing of “The Testament of Dr. Mabuse” by famed director Fritz...

Guilford College News in Brief

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April 6, 2018

Mylène Dressler wins book award Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Mylène Dressler is the 2018 winner of the is Book Pipeline award for her latest novel, “The Last To See Me.”...

Cinema shifts

March 16, 2018

Sooner or later, everything changes. Evolving and adapting will always be necessary to survive. For instance, movie theaters have changed since the first permanent cinema, also known as the “moving...

“Black Panther” is one of Marvel’s finest

February 23, 2018

The anticipation for this movie was like no other. With film predecessors such as “Hancock,” “Catwoman” and “Steel,” “Black Panther” released at a prominent time for people of color in...

“Dear White People” discusses racial divide

February 16, 2018

“Dear White People” is a 2014 comedic drama, co-produced, directed and written by Justin Simien. Simien is an author and filmmaker who received critical acclaim for the film at its release. According...

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”

“Call Me by Your Name” is not just a “gay film”
February 9, 2018

Last year at the Oscars, “Moonlight” became the first film to win best picture that featured a LGBT lead in all 89 years of the ceremony. Notice that I did not say “the first gay film” to win....

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance

Call Me By Your Name,” a poignant romance
February 2, 2018

Have you ever watched a boy cry for three straight minutes, staring toward the camera, and been completely enraptured? After watching director Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name,” I can answer...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change
October 27, 2017

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states...

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