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Release: April 20, 2000

UI silent film series continues April 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa's Institute for Cinema & Culture's ongoing seminar "Fourteen Weeks of Nostalgia for the Early Days of Feature Films" offers weekly screenings of silent films with live musical accompaniment. On Thursday, April 27 the series presents a double screening of Buster Keaton's "Cops" with live accompaniment by Dan Moore and of Frank Perugini's "The Scar of Shame" with live accompaniment by Dan Knight. Screenings are at 7 p.m. every Thursday through the end of the semester in 101 Becker Communication Studies Building. There will be a discussion after each film. The screenings are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule and further information, call the Institute for Cinema & Culture, 335-1348.

'Standing in the Gap to Build a Bridge' discussion is April 20

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa students, administrators and faculty members are invited to attend "Standing in the Gap to Build a Bridge" a campus discussion of race relations and activism, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20 in Room W401 of the Pappajohn Business Administration Building. The discussion is sponsored by the Society of Black Graduate and Professional Students.

Organizers hope that a significant number of African American students, staff and faculty will attend the talks. They also say the discussion will include but not be limited to recent incidences that occurred at the UI College of Dentistry and will also include talk about the UI's official response to the anonymous e-mail sent to a black student. For additional information, contact Nicole Thorne Jenkins at 335-1813