8th March 2005

 

TALK TO DISCUSS AMERICA’S MOVIE CULTURE

 

A distinguished professor of film studies from the United States is to give a public lecture at the University of Lincoln on Thursday (10th March).

 

Professor Rusty Casselton, Director of Film Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead, will talk about film viewing culture in America at 6pm in the Cargill lecture theatre on the Brayford Pool campus.

 

His lecture – ‘American film audiences – origins of a film viewing culture in America’ – will explore the social, economic and demographic trends that created the first generation of movie-goers in the United States.

 

Professor Casselton teaches telecommunications, film production, film history, film appreciation and film and the novel at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

 

He specializes in early American cinema and film restoration.

 

All are welcome to attend the lecture and admission is free of charge.

 

For more information contact Nigel Morris on Lincoln 886392 or email nmorris@lincoln.ac.uk

 

For more information contact:

Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

01522 886042                         jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

Visit our news web pages:      www.lincoln.ac.uk/news