Upcoming Events

Tami Williams
MA IN FILM & MEDIA STUDIES | TALK
Representing Okinawa
with Yomoto Inuhiko
Wed, Apr 1, 6 pm
403 Kent Hall
 
 
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Past Events | Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

FILM MA | SCREENING + DISCUSSION
Documenting Queer Histories in China and the U.S.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014, 1 - 5 PM
Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 602
 

March 13, 2014:

“Advertising in Contemporary South Korea: From Humanism to Terrorism”
A talk by Olga Fedorenko (New York University)
4:00pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918
Co-Sponsored by: The Center for Korean Research and School of the Arts, Film Studies Program

March 11-12, 2014:

“An Inconsolable Memory: Films By Aryan Kaganof”
Two-day film series with South African filmmaker Aryan Kaganof
Columbia University’s Italian Academy
Co-sponsored by: Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Institute for African Studies, Dept. of Art History and Archaeology, and School of the Arts, Film Studies Program

March 6, 2014:

Kamran Shirdel and His Cinema
Screening and discussion with Kamran Shirdel, Amir Naderi, and Hamid Dabashi
7:15pm-9:30pm
Schermerhorn Hall, Room 501
Co-Sponsored by: Columbia’s MEI, MESAAS, and School of the Arts, Film Studies Program


February 28, 2014:

The Stuart Hall Project with filmmaker John Akomfrah
6:30pm
Davis Auditorium
Co-Sponsored by: Office of Community Outreach and Education, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, School of the Arts, Film Studies Program, and The Studio Museum in Harlem
 

January 29, 2014:

“Poetics of Pedagogy in Revolution”
Film screening of Abbas Kiarostami’s First Case, Second Case (1979) and panel discussion
6:15pm
NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Michelson Theatre
Co-Sponsored by: NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies, School of the Arts, Film Studies Program


November 22, 2013:

Reflections on Iranian Cinema
A presentation and panel discussion with Hamid Naficy (Northwestern), Hamid Dabashi (Columbia), Negar Mottahedeh (Duke), Richard Peña (Columbia), and Farbod Honarpisheh (Columbia)
6:30pm-8:30pm
Kevorkian Center for Middle Eastern Studies, NYU
Co-Sponsored by: Columbia’s Middle East Institute, as well as NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative and the School of the Arts, Film Studies Program

November 21, 2013:

Mediatic Public Diplomacy: Iranian State, Iranian People, and the West
A presentation by Haid Naficy (Northwestern), respondent Farbod Honarpisheh (Columbia)
7:30pm-9:30pm
Columbia Faculty House
Part of the Sites of Cinema University Seminars

November 13, 2013:

Colonial Korean Cinema: Love, Identity, and Propaganda
A talk by Kelly Jeong (University of California at Riverside)
12pm-1:30pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918
Co-Sponsored by: The Center for Korean Research, Columbia University Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and Columbia University, School of the Arts, Film Program.

November 7, 2013:

“Rethinking Documentary History”
A Talk by Brian Winston (University of Lincoln, UK)
10am-12pm
Dodge Hall 511

November 1, 2013:

Collection Strategies in Film Archives: The Case of EYE Film Institute Netherlands
A talk by Giovanna Fossati (EYE Institute) in Professor Jane Gaines’s M.A. Historiography class.
Time:  9am-1pm
Location:  Dodge 512.


October 29, 2013:

The Author of Mass Entertainment
A talk by Jeffrey Knapp (University of California, Berkeley)
6:15pm-The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
Co-Sponsored by: The Heyman Center, Columbia University, School of the Arts, Film Program

October 28, 2013:

"Provincialising Bollywood: Bhojpuri Cinema and the Vernacularisation of North-Indian Media"
A talk by Akshaya Kumar, PhD student, Glasgow University; Columbia Visiting Scholar, 2013
 5:00 - 6:30 pm   - Reception following
Knox Hall 208
 Sponsored by: MA in Film Studies, School of the Arts, Columbia University, South Asia Institute.

October 21, 2013:

Kangal Malsat (War Cry of the Beggars, 2013) in Bengali with English subtitles
A film screening and discussion with director Suman Mukhopadhyay
Moderated by Partha Chatterjee (Departments of Anthropology and MESAAS)
6pm-8:30pm
Held Auditorium
Co-Sponsored by: Columbia University’s South Asia Institute, Columbia University, School of the Arts, Film Program, Barnard College

October 15, 22 & 29, 2013

Early Epics. Silent Divas: Italian Cinema 1909-1925
October 15, 7pm: Inferno (1911), preceded by the short Il diavolo zoppo (The crippled devil) (1909) with Prof. Elizabeth Leake (Columbia University)
October 22, 7pm: Diva Dolorosa (1999), preceded by the shorts Lea and the Ball of Wool (1913) and Miracle Water (1914). with Prof. Angela Dalle Vacche (Georgia Tech)
October 29, 7pm: Maciste (1915), preceded by sequences from Maciste all’Inferno (1925). with Prof. Jacqueline Reich (Fordham University)
Co-sponsored by: Columbia University School of the Arts, Film Program and Columbia University Italian Academy.

October 11 & 12, 2013:

“Documentary Views of Taiwan”: A Taiwan Documentary Film Festival and Symposium at Columbia
Dodge Hall 511
Co-sponsors: Columbia University Libraries, School of the Arts, Film Studies M.A. Program, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Republic of China, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

September 12:

Screening of No Olvidor and roundtable discussion with Chilean filmmaker Ignacio Agüero and Professors Richard Peña (Film Studies, Columbia University) and Nara Milanich (Institute for Latin American Studies, Columbia University)
Casa Hispanica
6pm
Co-Sponsored by: The Hispanic Institute at Columbia University, Columbia Global Centers - Latin America (Santiago), and the MA in Film Studies Program at Columbia University.




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