News & Events

May 8, 2019 (All day) to May 11, 2019 (All day)
A Spectre is Haunting Russia: History and Cinema

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 7:00pm to 11:00pm

The twentieth annual Russian Film Symposium will examine the Russian state’s revival and imposition of Soviet-era policies, practices, and...

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January 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
Women of Valor?: The Challenge of Sexuality to Orthodox Judaism in Contemporary Israeli Film and Theatre

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Lecture by Hadar Galron

Hadar Galron, born and educated in Jewish Orthodox society, intertwines her personal story with those of some of her writings for...

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December 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
End-of-Semester Student Film Screening

7th floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

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November 30, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Instead of Disaster: Cinema After '311'

Cathedral of Learning 501

Please join the Film and Media Studies community for a talk by USC film scholar Akira Lippit on ...

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November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
THE GODDESS silent film screening with live score

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

The November Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium will feature a screening of the Chinese silent film The Goddess (directed by Wu Yonggang, 1934)....
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November 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Three Cinemas, Three Worlds: Making Global History Appear in the Long 1960s
501 Cathedral of Learning
Lecture by Luis Trindade, Birkbeck College
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November 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
Theatre Organ for a New Generation: Modern Silent Film with Nathan Avakian

Keystone Oaks Auditorium in Dormont


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October 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
The work of Sharunas Bartas: the cinematographic image as a place for the future of communities: aesthetics, anthropology, history

407 Cathedral of Learning

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October 25, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Hollywood in the French Projects: Peripheral Spaces, Minority Genres, and the Redefinition of National Cultures

602 Cathedral of Learning

Colloquium featuring David Pettersen (French and Film and Media Studies)

with responses from Adam Lowenstein (English and Film and Media Studies) and...

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October 19, 2018 (All day)
George A. Romero Keynote Event

Carnegie Lecture Hall

A panel of distinguished guests from Romero’s creative family.


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October 17, 2018 (All day) to October 19, 2018 (All day)
Noël Carroll

Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

Three days of conversation with scholar Noël Carroll, author of The Philosophy of Horror, or Paradoxes of the Heart.

Free and...

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October 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Conversation with Ross Pollack of Lionsgate
William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge
3959 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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October 6, 2018 (All day)
The Legacies of George A. Romero: Genre, Politics, and Independent Film — Symposium

Carnegie Museum of Art Theater

An academic symposium and conversation with visiting scholars and filmmakers.

Free and open to the public


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October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Film and Media Internship Meet and Greet

Room 407 Cathedral of Learning

Guests include:
Carl Cimini, Pittsburgh Community Television
Kevin Michael Smith, ACC Network
Keith Parish, Parish Digital...
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October 5, 2018 (All day)
The Legacies of George A. Romero: Genre, Politics, and Independent Film — Presentation by the Montréal Monstrum Society

Carnegie Museum of Art Theater

An introduction to Romero’s work from the Montréal Monstrum Society

Free and open to the public


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