News & Events

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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October 17, 2014 (All day) to October 18, 2014 (All day)
Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, the Moving Image

Keynote by Eugenie Brinkema, Assistant Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brinkema teaches Film Studies and...

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October 16, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

 "Stochastic Leakage, Public Sphere, and the Curious Case of Chinese Film Piracy”

Jinying Li studies East Asian cinema, animation, and...

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October 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Victor Matizen

Presented by

Victor Matizen

Film Critic & President of the Guild of Film Scholars and Cinema Critics

Sponsored by: Center for Russian and East European...

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October 1, 2014 - 1:00pm
Speaker: Nathalie Etoke View >
September 18, 2014 - 5:30pm

Kevin M. Flanagan is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Critical & Cultural Studies Program in the Department of English.  He is a 2014-2015 Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellow.  His dissertation is about...

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