BLOOMINGTON — Prominent movie director Peter Bogdanovich will be visiting Indiana University for the formal dedication of the newly renovated IU Cinema the features a cutting-edge digital projection system.
Bogdanovich will take part in a ceremony on Thursday at the cinema and discuss his film career during a program there on Friday.
The 260-seat IU Cinema opened in the late 1930s and hosted stage productions until 2002, when a new theater space opened on campus. A renovation began in 2009 to make it into one of about 10 THX-certified theaters located on a college campus in the country.
Bogdanovich's film collection and professional papers of more than 100,000 items are housed at IU's Lilly Library.
The cinema had its first public screening this month and has showings of numerous classic films schedule.