News & Events

March 23, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
UHC Composing Digital Media Service Learning


Please join us for a presentation of work by the Fall 2014 UHC section of Composing...

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March 19, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Pittsburgh Film Colloquium: Robert Clift

Disruptive Directing: Fabrications and Falsehoods in William Greaves’s Symbiopscyhotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)


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March 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
Nicholas C. Tucci Lecture

Valentino's Vicissitudes of Identity 

Rudolph Valentino's...

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March 17, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Lecture: "Erotic Passions: the Spanish Transition and the Early Work of Bigas Luna"

This talk focuses on three early films by Bigas Luna: Bilbao (1978) and Caniche (1979) and Lola (1986), often regarded as a ‘sex trilogy’. It starts with a brief discussion of the...

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March 6, 2015 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Undergraduate Film Symposium

Join faculty, peers, and other students interested in creating media. At the symposium students will learn how to create a web series, short film, and more!!

The web series panel will be...

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March 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
A Lecture and Screening by Marsha Gordon: The Other Side of the Tracks

Nontheatrical Film History, Race, and the Case of Felicia (1965)

Shot by three student filmmakers at UCLA, Felicia is about a teenage girl living in Watts, California. The...

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March 4, 2015 - 4:00pm
Career and Networking

Please join fellow Film Studies Undergraduate Alumni, current students, and faculty for a Career and Networking Event...

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February 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
DAVID PETTERSEN, Pittsburgh Film Colloquium

Transnational Blackface, Neo-Minstrelsy, and the “French Eddie Murphy” in Intouchables (2011)

David Pettersen, Assistant Professor of...

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February 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
Mala Mala

The University of Pittsburgh invites you to the screening of the award-winning LGBT documentary Mala Mala on February 6, 4pm, at Posvar Hall 1500.  Celebrated by critics as a “landmark”...

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January 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Title: “Popular Music and the Transformation of the Disney Channel.”

Speaker: Tyler Bickford, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Children’s Literature Program


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November 20, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Speaker: Rémi Fontanel

"Maurice Pialat, Abdellatif Kechiche, Bruno Dumont: Cinema and the Challenge of the Body"

Rémi Fontanel teaches film studies at the University of Lyon 2 (France). His...

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November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Speaker: Dana Polan

"The Square Screen:  A Reflection on the Unhip Cinema of the 1960s.  A lecture to honor Marcia Landy"

Dana Polan is a Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU...

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November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Photography discussion with Jen Saffron

Jen Saffron is the Director of Communications for the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and is an adjunct instructor in Communications at Grove City College, formerly adjunct in the English...

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November 1, 2014 - 1:00pm
Chinese Documentary

WU Wenguang, one of the founding figures in Chinese independent documentary, brings three young filmmakers from China to present their collective work, “the Memory Project.” The project is based...

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October 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Speaker: Pavle Levi

"Filmmaking Degree Zero"

Pavle Levi is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford. He is also Director of Stanford'...

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