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  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • Sunday, September 27, 2pm, Free
    Symposium: Centered on Clay

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Butterly
    East Los Angeles College | Rosco C Ingalls Auditorium | 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 | 323.265.8650


    A symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty
    September 26 – December 6, 2015

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  Art Source OmniFile

Same movie,
same magazine

TITLE: The chambermaid on the Titanic (motion picture review). 
SOURCE: Film Quarterly v. 52 no2 (Winter '98-'99) p. 35-40 IL
TITLE: The chambermaid on the Titanic (motion picture review).
SOURCE: Film Quarterly v. 52 no2 (Winter '98-'99) p. 35-40 IL
Same movie,
different magazines

TITLE: Titanic (motion picture review). 
SOURCE: Sight & Sound ns8 (Feb. '98) p. 50-2 IL

TITLE: A critic's heart is an ocean of longing. 
SOURCE: Film Comment v. 34 (Mar./Apr. '98) p. 20-5 IL

TITLE: All hands on deck.  (Filming Titanic)
SOURCE: American Cinematographer v. 78 (Dec. '97) p. 30-6+ IL (pt col)

TITLE: Titanic (motion picture review).
SOURCE: People Weekly v. 50 no15 (Oct. 26 '98) p. 100 IL

TITLE: Titanic (motion picture review).
SOURCE: Newsweek v. 131 no15 (Apr. 13 '98) p. 70-1 IL

TITLE: Titanic (motion picture review).
SOURCE: Rolling Stone no783 (Apr. 2 '98) p. 30 IL