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Why did people invent movies?
Summer 2015

Dr. Universe looks into the invention of moving films and the cinema.

Categories: Visual arts
Tags: Inventions, Movies

Kevin Tomlinson ’75—Back to the garden
Fall 2010
On a roadtrip with a friend in 1988, Kevin Tomlinson stumbled onto what would be the seed of a great story. At the time, he just knew he had to collect it and save it.“We were out to see the American West,” says the filmmaker, who graduat...
Categories: Visual arts, Alumni
Tags: Film, Back to the Land movement, Movies, Documentary

Cougs behind the camera
Summer 2010
Alan Baker was looking for a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Pullman.Of course Baker (’94 PhD) knew there were no actual Wright-designed houses in the town, but he needed to find a Modernist, spacious home overlooking the Palouse for an ideal movi...
Categories: Alumni, Communication
Tags: Broadcasting, Movies, Film

The coming of age of teen films
Fall 2006
As a teen, Sarah Hentges had Wonder Woman and Princess Leia as her pop culture role models. One flew an invisible plane, and the other lived in another galaxy. Neither offered much of an idea of how a young American woman should be.As a Washington...
Categories: Gender studies
Tags: Movies, Film, Adolescence, Girls

Busting out
Summer 2006
One rainy afternoon this spring filmmaker Francine Strickwerda entered the El Diablo coffee shop in Seattle. She ordered a cubano latte and then sat at a table overlooking Queen Anne Avenue. She looked around the busy room. The scene brought back ...
Categories: Visual arts, Alumni
Tags: Movies, Breast cancer, Documentary

Sherman Alexie: "It's all good"
Spring 2003
It may look the same today, but as Sherman Alexie walked down the aisle of the Kenworthy Theater in Moscow, Idaho, he realized his last memory of the place was, well, a little bit hazy."I was just recalling with a friend of mine who I went to schoo...
Categories: Visual arts, Alumni
Tags: Native Americans, Film, Movies