News & Events

October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to October 29, 2017 - 9:30pm
Pittsburgh Shorts Film Festival
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October 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Lori Cardille and Day of the Dead
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
As Halloween draws closer, join Pitt in Hollywood, Steeltown, and Film Studies for a screening of the late Pittsburgh legend George Romero’s ...
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October 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
Our Zombies, Ourselves

Room 501 Cathedral of Learning

“Our Zombies, Ourselves: Checking the National Pulse with the Undead”

Lecture by Anna Froula (East Carolina University)

Anna Froula is...

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October 19, 2017 - 5:30pm
Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium: Integrating Scholarship and Filmmaking

Room 407 Cathedral of Learning

This event will feature a screening of the documentary Mariannes noires (Black Mariannes, 2016) about blackness and gender in contemporary...

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October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Pittsburgh Avant-Garde Film Series I

Melwood Screening Room

Seeing with Experimental Eyes: Stan Brakhage’s Pittsburgh Trilogy plus Gnir Rednow + Mothlight

Screening followed by a roundtable with art...

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October 10, 2017 - 5:30pm
Khoon Diy Baarav (Blood Leaves Its Trail) Screening and Filmmaker Visit

Room 407 Cathedral of Learning

Join us for a free screening of Khoon Diy Baarav (Blood leaves its trail) and discussion with filmmaker Iffat Fatima.


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September 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
FMSGSO Conference Keynote

presented by the Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization


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September 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium: Pitt-BIMI Collaboration Roundtable

Room 407 Cathedral of Learning

In this roundtable, participants in this past summer’s Pitt-Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image (BIMI) workshop will share their experiences in London,...

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September 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Cultural Studies, Now! A Symposium in Honor of Jane Feuer View >
August 31, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Interdisciplinary Grad Programs Welcome Reception

View PDF flyer here.

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August 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
SCMS Proposal Workshop

This workshop is to prepare graduate film students for participation in the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference.

Proposals are due to SCMS by August 31:...

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August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Film PhD Student Orientation View >
August 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to August 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
Cyclopean Stonewares and at the Coming of Night


About the exhibit:

August 11, 6-9pm: Opening Reception
August 18, 6-10pm: Special Performance by the 181
This installation will be on display through August 27, 2017....

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April 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
Patrick McCabe & The Wild Irish North Film Series

Join the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Film Studies Program for an exclusive screening series, each film to be followed by a discussion with renowned Irish novelist Patrick McCabe. Every ticket...

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April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Conversation with Industry Insider Kay Oyegun

University of Pittsburgh English alum Kay Oyegun  has served as an executive at ABC, created a web series First Gen about being Nigerian-American, and written for OWN network’s Queen...

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