What’s Happening at Clemson

February 17-25, 2018

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Wednesday (Feb. 21)

Student filmmakers will walk the red carpet at 7 p.m. at Littlejohn Coliseum for the premiere of the top 16 films entered in Clemson’s Campus Movie Fest. The Campus Movie Fest is a national film competition that provides training, support and equipment for students to share their creativity through film. From the Clemson entries, judges chose 16 for the premiere and will pick four winners for the national contest in Atlanta. One of last year’s winning films from Clemson was accepted to be shown at the Cannes Movie Festival in France. For information, contact Ken Scar (kscar@clemson.edu, 864-656-1220).

Sunday (Feb. 25)

Clemson University’s Drew LanhamNic Brown, and Jim Melvin will hold a book signing from 2-4 p.m. at Hub City Bookshop and Press in Spartanburg for Eclipse Over Clemson: The day Tigertown will never forget.” The hard-cover keepsake book chronicles the August 21 total solar eclipse when an estimated 50,000 people came to the main campus of Clemson University for a mega-viewing party. Lanham is a well-known naturalist and ornithologist. Brown is an English professor and novelist. Melvin is communications director for the College of Science and editor of the eclipse book; all three wrote chapters. Contact Jim Melvin (jsmelvi@clemson.edu, 864-784-1707).

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