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“The Neutral Ground” comes to Oxford

Wednesday, March 9th by Will Jones via The Daily Mississippian On Tuesday, the University of Mississippi’s Program of Cinema Studies, in association with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, hosted a special screening and discussion of “The Neutral Ground” in the Overby Auditorium. “The Neutral Ground,” a powerful documentary by comedian C.J. Hunt, […]


Kate Tsang

Filmmaker Kate Tsang Visits Oxford to Close Out Sarahfest

October 19th, 2021 by Theresa Starkey On Wednesday, November 3rd and 4th, the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi will host a screening, craft talk, and public reception for artist, filmmaker, and Emmy-nominated writer Kate Tsang. Her debut film, Marvelous and the Black Hole, will be screened at […]


‘It’s Time,’ which tells the story of Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, premieres at the Oxford Film Festival, which begins March 18 and features screenings of 222 films and more than 100 events over five days. Photo courtesy Oxford Film Festival

‘It’s Time’ for the Oxford Film Festival

17th annual event brings more than 200 movies to community over five days MARCH 11, 2020 BY HANNAH HUMPHREYS The 2020 Oxford Film Festival, which begins March 18, will host the world premiere of “It’s Time,” the story of Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, and screenings of 222 films and more than 100 other […]


Film Professor Makes International Debut

Sarah Hennigan heads to New Zealand for screening at Maoriland Film Festival MARCH 20, 2019 BY KATHERINE STEWART One of the most recent additions to the University of Mississippi’s Department of Theatre and Film faculty is already making great strides – across an ocean and into another hemisphere. Sarah Hennigan, assistant professor of film production, […]


Dr. James “Jim” Edward Shollenberger

The Life Legacy of James “Jim” Edward Shollenberger

Dr. James “Jim” Edward Shollenberger, 72, died Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Born in Louisville, KY to the late James Alvin and Dorris Briel Shollenberger, Dr. Shollenberger served as […]


Senior Wins Top Poetry Prize at Southern Literary Festival

Jacqulyn Ladnier penned winning entry during poetry workshop.


Elizabeth Romary, a sophomore international studies major from Greenville, North Carolina, met actor Ethan Hawke at St. Bart’s Cathedral in New York, where Hawke’s documentary ‘Seymour: An Introduction’ was screened. Romary, who was in the city with her Honors College class, attended the event on her own time.

Class Analyzes New York In Film

Class meets with cinema professionals, explores New York movie sites.