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Archive for September, 2014

WAKE Screening & Conversation with Haverford’s Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014 7:00pm Chase Auditorium, Haverford College

Posted September 9, 2014

“Between Fiction and Essay” Screenings of Chinese Filmmaker and Writer Guo Xiaolu @ Swarthmore College and International House

Posted September 8, 2014

Guo Xiaolu is a provocative and prolific screenwriter and director of features and documentaries, and a distinctive voice in contemporary literature in both Chinese and English. Raised by her grandparents in a fishing village, Guo later studied screenwriting at the prestigious Berlin Film Academy (with Jia Zhangke) and began making documentaries. Now based in London, […]

A Celebration of David Lynch @ Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Posted September 8, 2014

A series of screenings of David Lynch’s most prominent work including The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholand Drive with an evening of conversation with the artist, moderated by film critic Carrie Rickey. (An Evening with David Lynch) This series is presented in conjunction with David Lynch: The Unified Field at the Pennsylvania Academy of […]

WAKE – Screening & Conversation with Haverford’s Summer 2014 Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows @ Chase Auditorium, Haverford

Posted September 8, 2014

WAKE US, 2014, 23 minutes Screening & Conversation Wednesday, September 10th, 7:00pm Chase Auditorium Haverford College In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, spilling 4.9 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Four years later, WAKE meditates on the continued presence of the oil industry in southern Louisiana. By bringing together the perspectives of […]

Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26) – Call for Volunteers

Posted September 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26) is an international film festival that welcomes filmmakers and film-lovers from around the world to venues throughout the city for screenings and special events. Last year, we screened Academy Award nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown , crowd-pleaser About Time , the groundbreaking Blue is the Warmest […]