The Block Muse

The Block Muse

Watch, listen and read for a glimpse of life at the museum. Explore past programs, catch behind-the-scenes conversations, and find perspectives on what’s happening at the Block. In this forum, students, faculty and Block curators provide features like videos and audio podcasts of recent Block programs, previews of upcoming Block Cinema screenings, interviews with scholars, stories about exhibitions at the Block and artworks from the collection, news about art happenings at Northwestern and much more.

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J. Hoberman's Discussion of "Body and Soul"

J. Hoberman's Discussion of Body and Soul titled  “Enterprise Studios: Communist Conspiracy or Jewish Plot?"

Block at the Berlinale

Mimi Brody, Film Curator at Block Cinema, reports back on the Berlin International Film Festival

Last week I returned from another trip to the annual Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 6-16). The unseasonably warm temperatures there (in the mid-40s on most days) felt practically tropical compared to the arctic vortex I left behind in Chicago.


Mark Nowak visits the Block

Poet, playwright, cultural critic, and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum fellow Mark Nowak responds to The Left Front.