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Sydney - January 16, 2016: Birdman screens during the 2016 Sydney Festival (photo by Jamie Williams/Sydney Festival)

Drummer Antonio Sánchez brings "Birdman" score to life

The Oscar-winning movie “Birdman” boasts leading roles played by some of the biggest names in Hollywood—yet the first voice an audience hears at the start of the film is not that of Michael Keaton or Emma Stone or Zach Galifianakis. Rather, it’s the voice of Antonio Sánchez, whose face never appears but whose hidden touch guides every scene. “I was like, ‘Oh my god, that’s my voice,’” Sánchez, who composed and recorded the score for “Birdman”—which consists almost exclusively of drums—said of seeing the movie for the first time.

"Spotlight" stunned audiences last year with its depiction of the Boston Globe Spotlight team that exposed child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church. 

"Spotlight" film showing to invite journalists and students Into dialogue

The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy will bring Boston Globe reporter Matt Carroll in addition to a special screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight.” “Spotlight,” a drama following The Boston Globe’s eponymous investigative reporting team, highlights the group’s exposure of pervasive child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church.


Project Vox highlights work of women philosophers

For students, it’s often easy to take what professors say as absolute truth—but even they can’t know everything, especially when it comes to female philosophy. Project Vox is working to fill a void in philosophy’s canonical narrative by providing learning materials about female figures in philosophy and creating a website where the public can learn about the women and their philosophies.