The 82nd annual Academy Awards will take place this Sunday in California. Even though Hope College may be far from the handing out of the golden statuettes, Van Wylen has many Oscar winning movies in its collection to help you get in the spirit of the awards. In the videorecording section on the second floor, you canfind recent winners such as the 2008 Best Picture, Slumdog Millionaire and timeless classics like the 1943 Best Picture, Casablanca, in addition to many other Best Pictures recognized by the Academy.
If this past awards season has inspired you to learn more about the movie industry, the library can help. There are many materials in Van Wylen’s collection related to film and acting. Feel free to explore them and develop your inner cinephile.
— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger