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Film & Media

UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

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Announcements

Announcements

Film & Media Departmental Statement on the DACA Decision

The faculty of the Department of Film & Media stands in support of our DACA (Dreamer) … More

News

News

The cover of Cloud and Wallfish, by Anne Nesbet

Professor Anne Nesbet receives California Book Award Gold Medal

Associate Professor in Film & Media Studies, Anne Nesbet, has been selected to receive the … More

 

Events

Events

BFMS Lecture Series: Rielle Navitski -
Public Violence and Visual Culture: Cinema's Emergence in Brazil

Films that restaged public spectacles of real-life violence became the first popular successes … More

Film Culture

Film Culture

Documentary Voices 2017

Check out this semester's PFA documentary series, curated by Kathy Geritz:  "Each … More

Summary

The UC Berkeley Department of Film & Media offers innovative, interdisciplinary programs leading to a B.A. in Film and a Ph.D. in Film & Media. It also provides curricular support for the Designated Emphasis in Film Studies for doctoral students in other departments. The Department teaches students to think historically, theoretically, and analytically about film and media within the broad context of humanistic studies. Students and faculty engage with all forms of moving-image culture, including film, still photography, television, and digital media. The Department also offers courses in screenwriting, curating, and digital video production.