UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

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Berkeley Film & Media Seminar

  • BFMS Lecture Series: “We are not worried in the least” - Arts of Critique with Jasmina Metwaly

    Thu, Jan 31, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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    Jasmina Metwaly

    “We are not worried in the least” Arts of Critique with Jasmina Metwaly, filmmaker, artist, and founder of the Mosireen Collective Jasmina Metwaly is an artist and filmmaker based in Cairo and Berlin, and a member of the Mosireen video collective. She works in video and film, and has recently started drawing again. Rooted in performance, theater, and film, her …

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  • BFMS Lecture Series: Leon Gurevitch - Digital Workshops of the World: Software, Source Code and Skills Migration in the Global VFX Industries

    Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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    Leon Gurevitch

    Digital Workshops of the World: Software, Source Code and Skills Migration in the Global VFX Industries Over the last three decades, a network of globally distributed digital visual effects (VFX) companies have arisen from Hollywood’s traditional base in Los Angeles. As Hollywood visual effects production adopted computational practices and technologies, what started out as a branch …

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  • BFMS Lecture Series: Ara Osterweil

    Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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    Ara Osterweil

    "The Last Word: Black Fugitivity in Andy Warhol's My Hustler" This talk investigates the brief, unexplained appearance of an African-American woman named Dorothy Dean at the end of Andy Warhol's groundbreaking 1965 film, My Hustler.  All but forgotten now, Dean was  a recognizable figure in the downtown New York art world, as well as one of only a handful of …

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  • BFMS Lecture Series: Giorgio Bertellini

    Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    142 Dwinelle

    In the forthcoming volume The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America (University of California Press, 2019), I seek to document and analyze an inaugural moment of today’s much discussed convergence of political and celebrity culture. Specifically, I uncover practices of public opinion management that in 1920s America …

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  • BFMS Lecture Series: John David Rhodes - Disemboweled Vision: Fascism, Rome and Cinema

    Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Cosponsored by the Department of Italian Studies John David Rhodes, Professor of Film at the University of Cambridge, will be giving a lecture on Thursday, March 22 entitled, "Disembowelled Vision: Fascism, Rome and Cinema."   Abstract: This talk looks at a variety of architectural, urbanist, cinematic, and art historical practices and discourses …

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