The 2013 Polish black-and-white film, “Ida”, which will end its two-week run at the Hippodrome State Theatre this Sunday, is both a nuanced study of 1960s Eastern Europe and a coming-of-age film that feels familiar and strange at the same time.
It’s convenient to call “Young and Beautiful” a coming-of-age film, but it’s also unjustly incomplete. The 2013 French film, opening Friday at the Hipp, follows its 17-year-old protagonist into much darker places than comparable films —Gia Coppola’s “Palo Alto”, for example — and taps into terrors and emotions that transcend teenage identity crises.
Gia Coppola’s directorial debut, “Palo Alto,” opening tomorrow at the Hippodrome State Theatre, is in some ways a mix of “Mean Girls” and “The Catcher in the Rye.” It’s a coming-of-age film that frankly addresses the sex, drugs, despondency and debauchery of adolescence, while at the same time mourning the loss of its characters’ childhoods.
If traveling to Tampa is not in your itinerary for the Memorial Day weekend, you’re in luck: You can still bust out your flower crown for the Follow the Sun music festival, coming to Gainesville on May 24.
The patent-pending inventions of two Gainesville bros are catching the eyes of beer lovers around the world.
The federal government shut down at midnight because of a standstill in budget negotiations between the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
For many entrepreneurs, persuading investors to fund startup companies has always been a struggle, but a federal law that took effect Monday and that’s expected to impact Gainesville, may make it easier.
Reusable metal or plastic utensils can be a cheaper alternative to disposable ones, in theory. But Krishna House learned that it wasn’t the case when it introduced metal dishes and utensils to Krishna Lunch.
On the most polarizing scientific issues like climate change, more knowledge does not necessarily lead to more agreement. Or so said science communication theorist and Yale law professor Dan Kahan when he gave the first presentation Wednesday for the 2013-2014 Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere Speaker Series, “‘Civil’ Society?”
Video Rodeo has started hosting film screenings to raise money for its inventory and to convert existing videos into DVDs. For more information or to contact Video Rodeo, visit www.videorodeo.net.