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Tournées French Film Series Comes to Whitman

Tournées French Film Series Comes to Whitman

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018

The French American Cultural Exchange foundation (FACE) has brought French cultural films to universities and colleges across the United States with the Tournées Film Festival since 1995. With cultural plurality as its central mission, the Tournées Film Festival now finds itself at Whitman College,...

Recapping the Summer Movie Season

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

September 8, 2016

More than any other summer in recent memory, the current summer season has proved deeply troubling for the state of the film industry, in regards to the quality of films, the kinds of films that were released, and which films were rewarded and which fell flat with audiences. Arguably, the mo...

Movie Review: ‘Sicario’ an unusual, haunting success

November 5, 2015

“Nothing will make sense to your American ears, and you will doubt everything that we do, but in the end you will understand,” says Alejandro Gillik (Benicio del Toro) to Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) at the beginning of their mission. In "Sicario," the viewer follows Kate Macer across the border and ...

A Tribute to the Outdoors

Mallory Martin

January 24, 2013

The Whitman Outdoor Program's community-sponsored Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour garnered a huge turnout Tuesday night, with ticket lines wrapping around the building. A tradition started 19 years ago, the Tour's stop on campus has slowly but steadily amassed a large following among Whitties...

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