Coppola relates her experiences in film

September 21, 2005
In “Lost in Translation,” writer and director Sofia Coppola wanted a “preppy” and “well-educated” protagonist, so she chose Yale as the character’s alma mater. But while Scarlett Johansson’s character in the film was a graduate of what Coppola called an “impressive” university, yesterday marked Coppola’s first visit to Yale’s campus. Film enthusiasts and members of »

Crowds roll in for 35mm feature

September 5, 2005
The Whitney Humanities Center filled to the brim with cinephiles Friday night in a casual yet classy opening gala for the center’s new series of 35mm films, “The Cinema at Whitney.” Nearly 300 film enthusiasts attended the first feature of the weekly movie screening series, Federico Fellini’s classic Italian film “8 1/2.” Student organizers designed »