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Tag: Film Studies

Apr 19, 2017

Movies On The Radio: Dystopian Films

WUNC's host Frank Stasio talks with expert Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, about how dystopian art emerges from societal reaction to politics and government. 

Apr 3, 2017

Student’s Documentary Captures ‘Common Link’ Between Us: Humanity

Laila Knio, a senior psychology major who is graduating in May, has completely maximized her four years at NC State. Between her responsibilities as a Park scholar, avid traveler and pre-med student, she managed to create an entire film. "The Common Link" is a 45-minute documentary that chronicles the tales of eight different Lebanese people. 

Mar 13, 2017

War, Movies and Sam Fuller: Q&A with Marsha Gordon

American screenwriter, author and director of over 20 films, Sam Fuller influenced the work of such filmmakers as Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino and Luc Moullet. Marsha Gordon, author of Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies, sdiscusses the work of this legendary filmmaker. 

Mar 1, 2017

Movies on the Radio: Best in the Western

Host Frank Stasio talks Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State University, about how Westerns have evolved from a lone-ranger narrative to a platform for critiques about race, gender and capitalism. 

Feb 13, 2017

From the Big Red One to ‘The Big Red One’ — War, Movies and Sam Fuller

A new book by NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon focuses in depth on the war films of director, producer and screenwriter Sam Fuller. 

Feb 10, 2017

Sam Fuller Broke The Mold For Hollywood War Films

Professor Marsha Gordon's new book "Film is like a Battleground " explores the legacy of 1950s filmmaker Sam Fuller. Listen to her discuss the book on WUNC's The State of Things. 

Feb 10, 2017

NC State Professor Marsha Gordon Wants You to Know Director Sam Fuller

Marsha Gordon, film studies professor at NC State, discusses her new book, “Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies” with The News and Observer. 

Nov 23, 2016

Movies on the Radio: Movies About Families

WUNC program host Frank Stasio discusses listeners’ favorite movies about families, from “Parenthood” to “Star Wars” and lots in between. Marsha Gordon, film studies, featured. 

Oct 14, 2016

Home Movie Day Preserves Your Dusty, Campy Memories

Aside from the joy of watching long-dead relatives revived on the big screen, or long-faded hairlines restored to youthful fullness, Home Movie Day celebrates the home movie as quirky art form. Devin Orgeron, Film Studies, featured. 

Jun 16, 2016

Movies On The Radio: Forbidden Films

WUNC host Frank Stasio talks with Marsha Gordon, film professor at NC State, and Laura Boyes, film curator at the NC Museum of Art, about listeners' favorite "forbidden films" and the history of censorship in Hollywood. ​Marsha Gordon, English, featured