Film Studies News & Events

Archive for April, 2009

The Ritz at the Bourse and Landmark Theatres are proud to present an eight-week film series featuring unique, classic, and nostalgic film programming in original 35mm.

Posted April 28, 2009

The Ritz at the Bourse and Landmark Theatres are proud to present an eight-week film series featuring unique, classic, and nostalgic film programming in original 35mm. Saturday, May 2: Back to the Future Saturday, May 9: The Shining Saturday, May 16: City of Lost Children Saturday, May 23: Raiders of the Lost Ark Saturday, May […]

Free and Reduced Admission for Dante’s Inferno The Movie, at Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Posted April 28, 2009

As the final event associated with Haverford’s exhibition of illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy from the Tri-Colleges,  Haverford College Special Collections and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute present a special screening of Sean Meredith’s updated movie version of “Dante’s Inferno.”   Set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls and […]

Etelle Higonnet, Weapon

Posted April 23, 2009

Etelle Higonnet, Weapon, lecture and screening of trailer for documentary film about sexual violence and War Crimes in Cote d’Ivoire Thursday, April 23, 2009 Carpenter B21, 4 – 6pm

The “Red State” v. “Blue State” Myth and Popular Television: Friday Night Lights’ Challenge to the Logics of “Quality TV”

Posted April 17, 2009

The Mellon Tri-College Faculty Group in Film and Media Studies presents a talk by television studies scholar Victoria Johnson on Wednesday, April 22, at 5pm in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College. The “Red State” v. “Blue State” Myth and Popular Television: Friday Night Lights’ Challenge to the Logics of “Quality TV” […]

Screening of James Castle: Portrait of an Artist

Posted April 9, 2009

Come to a screening of James Castle: Portrait of an Artist , a documentary on the self-taught artist James Castle, (USA, 2008, 53min. as seen in the PMA) PLUS A post-film discussion with FILMMAKER Jeffrey Wolf (who’s worked on films such as The Ref (1994), Billy Madison (1995) and Holes (2003)) and Molly Dougherty , […]

Ellen Sprio, “Body of War” April 10, 7pm Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College

Posted April 7, 2009

Activist filmmaker Ellen Spiro will present the award-winning documentary Body of War on April 10 at 7pm in Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema, Swarthmore College. Body of War is an intimate  feature documentary about the true face of war. Tomas Young, 25 years old, was paralyzed from a bullet to his spine – wounded after […]

WOMEN MAKE MOVIES: JOB OPENINGS

Posted April 2, 2009

Women Make Movies, founded in 1972, is a non-profit feminist media arts organization dedicated to the production, distribution and exhibition of films and videotapes by and about women. A multi-racial, multicultural organization, Women Make Movies is the leading North American distributor of films and videotapes by and about women. Thousands of educational, cultural and community […]