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Archive for November, 2011

Temple MFA Film Screening — November 29th

Posted November 18, 2011

PIFVA and the Temple University Film and Media Arts Department join together to warmly invite the Bryn Mawr film community to an evening of five documentary films made by Temple MFA graduates: Andrew Bateman David Cooper Moore Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz Ellen Knechel Alexis McCrimmon Join in these intimate journeys as five remarkable characters dig through […]

Paris Is Burning (dir. Jennie Livingston, 1990) Tuesday, Nov 22, 7pm Goodhart Auditorium, Bryn Mawr College

Posted November 15, 2011

Featuring a guest appearance by director Jennie Livingston and Q&A session with Livingston and Professor Judith Butler. The feature will be preceded by screenings of a new music video and the short film Who’s the Top? by Livingston. See also Livingston’s website for Earth Camp One, a film in development: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/802151454/earth-camp-one. Sponsored by the Bryn […]

Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College presents: Tom Kalin Monday, November 21, 7pm in Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema

Posted November 15, 2011

Kalin is an award-winning New York-based filmmaker (Swoon, Savage Grace), video and installation artist (Third Known Nest, From Silence), writer and activist, 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and professor of directing at Columbia University School of the Arts. His work is included in the collections of the Whitney, the Centre Georges Pompidou, and MoMA. Kalin is currently […]

MissRepresentation Thursday, Nov 17, 7p Thomas Great Hall, Bryn Mawr College

Posted November 15, 2011

The documentary MissRepresentation premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. It is a film that explores how the media‚Äôs misrepresentation of women has led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. Currently, Bryn Mawr is the only place in the Philadelphia area screening this film. For further information on the movie, […]

Standard Operating Procedure (dir. Errol Morris, 2008) Tuesday, Nov 15, 7pm Carpenter 21, Bryn Mawr College

Posted November 15, 2011

Short introduction by Professor Homay King, Dept of History of Art and Program in Film Studies, Bryn Mawr College Sponsored by the Mary Flexner Lectures and Program in Film Studies at Bryn Mawr College