News & Events

October 2, 2015 (All day) to October 3, 2015 (All day)
Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising

KEYNOTE: Meghan Sutherland

Meghan Sutherland is Associate Professor of Cinema & Visual Studies at the University of Toronto and a founding co-editor of the online journal ...

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September 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
"Salvation Army" with Abdellah Taia

Sponsored by GSWS, Film Studies

Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing...

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September 24, 2015 - 5:30pm
Pittsburgh Film Colloquium: Birkbeck Roundtable

Pittsburgh Film colloquium


“The Pitt-Birkbeck Collaboration: Catching Up and Looking Ahead.” 

A roundtable discussion...

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September 17, 2015 (All day) to September 19, 2015 (All day)

Women and the Silent Screen is an international biannual conference of film scholars, historians, and archivists dedicated to documenting the central...

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September 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Asian Studies Center and the...
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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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