The new center will host renowned filmmakers visiting the Bloomington campus and bring together scholars and artists from across the university who will work on an array of nonfiction media projects.
Indiana University Cinema and Jon Vickers have big plans in the coming months. And for the first time in five years, those aren’t necessarily the same things. Vickers, the cinema’s founding director, is taking a yearlong sabbatical beginning July 1. While he explores several strategic, creative and promotional projects designed to advance IU Cinema’s standing as a visionary institution, Associate Director Brittany D. Friesner will step into a new role as acting director.