News & Events

May 4, 2015 (All day) to May 9, 2015 (All day)
Russian Film Symposium

The seventeenth annual Russian Film Symposium, “Red Empire Reloaded,” will be held on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh ...

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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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