News & Events

April 24, 2015 - 2:30pm
End-of-the-Year Book Celebration

Please come celebrate the end of the academic year and recently published books by our faculty! Graduate students will introduce each book and then moderate a Q&A with the faculty authors....

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April 8, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Key Works with Lucy Fischer

Key Works Wednesday presents Susan Sontag’s On Photography


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March 26, 2015 - 7:45pm to 9:30pm
Film Studies Reception Pitt @ SCMS


All graduate students, faculty, alumni/ae, and friends of the program are invited! Feel free to pass this invitation on to...

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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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