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American Movie Makers Still Afraid Of Slavery, Says UF Researcher

Published: Jul 2nd, 1997

GAINESVILLE —Modern American movies need to feature more accurate portrayals of slavery so the country can deal with the past and move on, says a University of Florida researcher studying images of slavery in film.

UF Marketing Professor Predicts Summer Movie Hits And Misses

Published: Apr 30th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Dinosaurs will devour the box office again this summer as the “Jurassic Park” sequel “The Lost World” outperforms all other releases, a University of Florida professor predicts in a new study.

UF Researchers Create A Suit That Makes The Wearer A Living Keyboard

Published: Apr 9th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — A lone dancer clad in a form-fitting, white suit stands in the center of a dark, silent stage. With his face concealed by a mesh mask and wires protruding from the material, he resembles a robot in a science fiction film.

UF Professor Goes Back To The Future With “Star Wars”

Published: Jan 29th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — With the 1977 blockbuster “Star Wars” returning to the wide screen Friday, ardent fans of the film wonder if a new generation of movie-goers will embrace its old-fashioned story and mix of special effects with the same enthusiasm as original audiences.