UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

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An Interview with Film & Media Faculty Anne Nesbet about her new book, DARING DARLEEN

Film & Media Faculty Anne Nesbet recently gave an interview about her new book, DARING DARLEEN.

The link to the interview can be found More

Fall 2019 Featured Course / Film 140-002 - The Image of Labor: Work, Film, Media and Resistance!

Coming Fall 2019, Professor Jeffrey Skoller will be teaching a new course, Film 140-002 - The Image of Labor: Work, Film, Media and Resistance!

M/W 1:00pm-2:30pm, Dwinelle 188; Screening Tues. 5:00pm-7:00pm, Dwinelle 188 ///

Film as a mass medium emerged … More

"Fiction or Reality: Thinking Fukushima through Art" Moderated by Film & Media Faculty Miryam Sas

Join Film & Media faculty Miryam Sas who will be moderater for a seminar presented by the Institue of East Asian Studies. Presented in conjunction with Professir Sas' Film 240 seminar, Graduate Topics in Film: Inheriting Cultural Disaster.


The Spring Geography Colloquium Presents: Patrick Ellis - "On the Whole": City Models, Cartography, and Aerial Vision

Film & Media Department alumni Patrick Ellis (Georgia Institute of Technology) to give a lecture as part of the Spring 2019 Geography Colloquium. Info below.


Film & Media Faculty Damon Young Releases New Book, "Making Sex Public and Other Cinematic Fantasies"

Making Sex Public, and Other Cinematic Fantasies tracks the emergence of new forms of sexuality in French and American cinema from the 1950s to the present, showing how cinema transformed narratives of sexuality and how women and queers were both agents and objects of that … More

PFA Cal Student Film Pass

Did you know that as a Film major you can get a special deal on the Cal Student Film Pass at the Pacific Film Archive? All UCB students can buy a semester-long pass for $40 that grants them admission to PFA screenings, but if you are a … More

Berkeley Film & Media Seminar: Giorgio Bertellini

Berkeley Film & Media Seminar

The Department of Film & Media and the Department of Italian Studies present:


Giorgio Bertellini, Professor of Screen Arts and Cultures, University of Michigan

"The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and … More

Film & Media Department Faculty Member Jeffrey Skoller to Release New Short Film, The Unimagined Lives of Our Neighbors

What are the experiences that shape the long lives of those we live among? At 92, my neighbor, Berkeley denizen and Asian art scholar, Joseph Fischer, attempts to recount the life-changing experience of being among the first US Naval seamen sent into Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two weeks after … More

Congratulations to recent Film and Media graduate, Bishal Dutta for the premiere of his film "Life in Color" at the Cannes Film Festival

The Film and Media Department is pleased to congratulate Bishal Dutta on the premiere of his film "Life in Color" at the Cannes Film Festival as part of The American Pavilion’s Emerging Filmmaker LGBTQ Showcase. Please see the DailyCal article on the … More

Congratulations to Russell Merritt, recipient of the 2018 David Shepard Career Achievement Award

The Department of Film & Media is pleased to congratulate Russell Merritt on his 2018 David Shepard Career Achievement Award from the Denver Silent Film Festival!