|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|April 25, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||Susana de Sousa Dias's '48' |
Susana de Sousa Dias examines the effects of the 48-year Portuguese dictatorship (1926-1974) through the stories of its political prisoners, upturning conventions of talking-head documentaries by laye...
|April 26, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||Documenting the Archive: Department of Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference |
Documentary film practice inflects and is in turn also inflected by the theories and practices around the study of the archive. Documenting the Archive will be a forum for theoretical and methodologic...
|May 02, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||'Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait' with Ossama Mohammed and Noma Omran |
Exiled Syrian director Ossama Mohammed’s documentary depicts the brutal reality of the Syrian Civil War as captured firsthand by both its victims and its perpetrators. An astonishing collaboration bet...
|May 03, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||The Sun in the Belly: Indian Artist-Bureaucrat S.N.S. Sastry |
One of the key figures of documentary and short film practice in India, S.N.S. Sastry was a bureaucrat making state-sponsored films for the Indian government’s Films Division. Most government films we...
|May 09, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||Selves and (M)others: Self-Portrait Short Films with Zackary Drucker, Chase Joynt, and Nicole Morse |
Who we are is profoundly shaped by our relationships with others, particularly the maternal figures in our lives. In this series of self-representational films, trans artists Zackary Drucker, Chase Jo...
|May 10, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||Frame by Frame: A Tribute to Hannah Frank |
Marking the posthumous publication of Hannah Frank’s Frame by Frame: A Materialist Aesthetics of Animated Cartoons, this event celebrates the life and scholarship of the late scholar and artist. Frank...
|May 17, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||still/here and Other Geographies with Christopher Harris |
Christopher Harris’s films often examine geographic space as a locus for competing layers of representation and perception. still/here (2000) is a meditation on the vast landscape of ruins and vacant ...
|May 24, 2019|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||Things to Come: An Off-Bauhaus Anniversary with Joyce Tsai |
In 1936, Bauhaus artist László Moholy-Nagy created a montage sequence for the H.G. Wells-scripted sci-fi film Things to Come. Telling the story of a world wrecked by war, poison gas, and epidemics bef...