The Observer

Theft from Film Society office comes with added costs

Hunter Overstreet, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Some time between 3 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 3 p.m. on Feb. 4, $200 was stolen from cash boxes in the Case Western Reserve University Film Society’s locked office in Strosacker Auditorium. According to a university spokesperson, “There were no signs of forced entry, only missing property, which leads...

Sci-Fi and Community: Annual film society marathon connects fans

Strosacker Auditorium was decorated with movie posters and playful rules for the Sci-Fi Marathon.

Alex Tomazic, Contributing Reporter

January 22, 2016

The movie industry has always had a fascination with science fiction, tracing its roots back to the late 1920s with “Metropolis” (1927) and “Frankenstein” (1931). But relatively recent films, like “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park” and “The Matrix” hooked many modern viewers and catapulted...

Attend the 8th annual Italian Film Festival

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015

Since April 2, The Italian program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature has collaborated with Italian Film Festival USA and Case Western Reserve University’s Film Society to present the eighth Italian Film Festival here at CWRU. The Film Festival locally premiered at Strosacker, showing...

Extraterrestrial festival

Last weekend, Film Society put on its 40th Sci-Fi marathon, with special celebrations in addition to its lineup of films

Sierra Blanton, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2015

From Friday, Jan. 16 to Saturday, Jan. 17, students and community members alike joined together to celebrate science fiction movies. However, it wasn’t just some sleepover. Among the rows of seats in Strosacker Auditorium, the crowd of people ate popcorn and tried to stay awake in the late hours, participating...

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