Lutes come full circle as they return to PLU campus to film pilot for TV series where indie-film sensation ‘The Gamers’ began

TACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 27, 2016)- The scene: a cramped room somewhere in a Pacific Lutheran University residence hall at the beginning of the millennium. The characters: five nerdy dudes, each with a handful of dice and plenty of junk food. This is “The Gamers,” a…

Award-winning screenwriter, film director Laurel Minter to teach beginners’ workshop on screenwriting at PLU

TACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 14, 2016)- Laurel Minter, a Los Angeles-based, award-winning screenwriter and film director, will offer a beginners’ screenwriting workshop at PLU later this month. The workshop will educate students on how to craft screenplays using tools that most professional screenwriters use. The focus…

The Tournées Film Festival brings nine acclaimed international films and an award-winning filmmaker to PLU

TACOMA, WASH. (Sept. 28, 2016) – The Pacific Lutheran University Department of Languages and Literatures  will host the Tournées Film Festival this fall for screenings of nine recently released films representing a wide variety of cultures and historical periods. (Film trailers and descriptions below.) A…

CrossFit champion Cheryl Brost ‘92 talks health and fitness with PLU Professor of Kinesiology Colleen Hacker

While visiting campus to cheer on her son, Alex, and the PLU football team, CrossFit champion Cheryl Brost ’92 reunited with her former coach and mentor Colleen Hacker to discuss smoothie ingredients, PLU women’s soccer memories, health and wellness philosophies, and much more. CONVERSATION HIGHLIGHTS…

PLU faculty member and acclaimed filmmaker were friends as teens in Mexico City, will reunite for screening of “Güeros”

TACOMA, WASH. (April. 19, 2016)- “Güeros,“ an award-winning drama set in Mexico City, will screen at Pacific Lutheran University on April 27 at 6 p.m. in room 101 of the Administration Building. The screening was organized by Christian Gerzso, PLU visiting assistant professor of English. He…