Oct 29, 2019
Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives for Spring 2020
1) Ethnic Studies 190-001: Advanced Seminar in Comparative Ethnic Studies – “Displaying Race, Displaying Culture: Exhibitions, Film, Photography”
2) African American Studies 142AC: Race and American Film
3) Italian 170: The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors – Crisis, Comedy, and Identity in Italian Film of the Diaspora
4) Near Eastern Studies 165: Film and Fiction of Iran
5) Ethnic Studies 122AC: Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films
6) Native American Studies 158: Native Americans and the Cinema
7) Gender and Women’s Studies C146B 1: Cultural Representations of Sexualities: Queer Visual Culture
8) Art 160-002: Special Topics in Visual Studies – Advanced Digital Media: Lights That See Us
9) German 160K: Politics and Culture in 20th-Century Germany: The Weimar Republic: Politics and Culture 1918-1933 – Berlin/Hollywood: Cinema and the Modern Experience
10) Art 174: Advanced Digital Video
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS: Assistant Professor – Critical Race Theory and Media – Department of Film & Media
Oct 23, 2019
The Department of Film & Media is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Critical Race Theory and Media.
If you’re interested in applying, follow this link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02235
Sep 17, 2019
The Spring 2020 Film & Media Department Commencement Ceremony will take place at 9:00AM, Thursday, May 21st in Zellerbach Auditorium.
Jul 22, 2019
Pre-Approved Film Electives for Fall 2019
1) English 166, section 002: Literature in the Century of Film
2) SSeasn 120, section 001: Film, Visual Media, and Spectatorship Practices in Modern South Asia
3) Chicano 135B, section 001: Latino Narrative Film Since 1990
4) EALANG 181, section 001: East Asian Film
5) NESTUD 190E, section 001: Special Topics in Fields of Near Eastern Studies: “Introduction to Reel Arabs”
6) English 165, section 001: Utopian and (mostly) Dystopian Movies
7) French 170, section 001: French films: “Introduction to Film Cinema”
8) Chinese 172, section 001: Contemporary Chinese Language Cinema
9) Art 171, section 001: Foundations of Digital Video
Nov 13, 2018
Save the Date!
The Film & Media Department Commencement Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 2:00PM in Zellerbach Auditorium.
More info to follow.
Nov 6, 2018
Pre-Approved Film Electives for Spring 2019
1) German 186 – Transnational Cinemas: Situating Spectatorship in the Digital Era
2) English 190 – 013 – Sixties Cinema
3) Korean 186 – Introduction to Korean Cinema
4) Italian 170 – The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors
5) French 177A – History and Criticism of Film
6) Chicano 135C – Latino Documentary Film
7) Africam 142AC – Race and American Film
8) English 190 – 014 –The Classic Western and Then Some
9) English 173 – The Language and Literature of Films
10) Scandin 114 – Studies in Drama and Film
11) Art 174 – Advanced Digital Video
Jun 27, 2018
Pre-Approved Film & Media Electives for Fall 2018
1) Italian 160 – Italy on screen’: Cinema, Politics and Modernity
2) Italian 170 – The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors
3) French 43B – Aspects of French Culture – Intro to French Cinema
4) French 178A – Studies in French Film
5) Korean 187 – History and Memory in Korean Cinema
6) Japan 185 – Introduction to Japanese Cinema
7) English 165 – Literature and Media Theory
8) Natamst 158 – Native Americans and the Cinema
9) Rhetoric 130 – Novel into Film
10) Scandin 115 – Studies in Drama and Film – The films of Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007)
11) English 173 – The Language and Literature of Films
12) Anthro 138A – History and Theory of Ethnographic Film
13) Mediast 111 – Media History
14) Chicano 135A – Latino Narrative Film: to the 1980s
15) Art 171 – Digital Video: The Architecture of Time
Jun 11, 2018
Donald Sosin, a famous composer and silent movie accompanist, held a master class on the unique art form at BAMPFA on Monday June 4th. The SF Chronicle wrote a great article on the event: phttps://www.sfchronicle.com/music/article/From-behind-the-piano-an-eclectic-improviser-12977453.php
Dec 11, 2017
We are pleased to welcome Ellen Rae Spiro as a Visiting Professor in Spring 2018. She has been a Professor in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas since 1998.
She is the recipient of numerous awards for documentary filmmaking, most notably for the film Body of War (2007), which won a festival award in Toronto, was nominated for a Producers Guild award, and won the National Board of Review award that year. The film was also short-listed for an Academy Award. Her film from the year before, Troop 1500, won a Gracie award, as did she for Best Director.
She also won an Emmy in 2004 for the film Are the Kids Alright? and is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, multiple Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, and a Fulbright Fellowship.
Her documentaries have received feature treatment on media outlets such as the Bill Moyers show and This American Life.
For more information about Professor Spiro check the link here: http://www.spirofilms.com/
*** She will be teaching our Film 184 course on Documentary Production in Spring 2018***
For more questions about this course contact her here: firstname.lastname@example.org