Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 March) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of ReFocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman, which draws on materials from the Robert Altman Collection.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in conjunction with HBO Max will present Dogfight (1991), directed by Nancy Savoca, as part of its annual film festival this month. Savoca, whose papers were donated to the University of Michigan, is part of the library's Screen Arts Maverick & Makers collection.
Join us next Monday (30th January) for a lecture with Harlan Lebo, author of Citizen Kane: A Filmmaker's Journey.
Nestled in the nearly 800 boxes that comprise the Robert Altman Archive here at the University of Michigan’s Special Collections Library is a treasure trove of materials from his 1980 film Popeye, which featured Robin Williams as the mumbling, spinach eating sailor. Over the last two months since the unexpected passing of Williams, numerous magazines, websites and blogs have paid tribute to the departed comic genius. Chief among them is Eric Spitnagel’s piece for Vanity Fair’s Hollywood...