GLOBAL INTERWEAVINGS: an evening of screenings and discussion with filmmakers Laura Kissel and Patricia Alvarez

Monday May 9th, 7 PM | Communications 150 (Studio C) An evening exploring globalized production chains, textiles, and tactility, featuring work by visiting filmmaker Laura Kissel and Film + Digital Media Lecturer Patricia Alvarez. Screening followed by discussion with the filmmakers. co-sponsored by the Center for Emerging Worlds ENTRETEJDIO (Patricia Alvarez, 2015, 33 min.)  Peruvian alpaca wool […]

Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki: Screening of THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 and Post Realism Seminar #12

THE IRON MINISTRY 铁道 Public Screening and Discussion with filmmaker J.P. SNIADECKI Monday April 11,2016  7 PM, Communications 150 / Studio C co-sponsored by Porter College, Film + Digital Media, the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence, Anthropology, and the Center for Emerging Worlds Filmed over three years on China’s railways, THE IRON MINISTRY (2014, 83 min.) traces […]

CDAR and the Socialism/Post-Socialism Research Cluster co-present a screening and discussion of “Pilots in Pajamas” (1968)

Friday February 19th, 2 PM, Communications 130  (Studio A) In the spring of 1968, Pilots in Pajamas, a four-part five-hour documentary mini-series about the war in Vietnam premiered on East German television. Directed by the state filmmakers and long-time collaborators Walter Heynowski and Gerhard Scheumann, the film is organized around a series of interviews with […]

Imperfect Machines: Screening Bodies, Illness, and Disability

Friday February 12th, 2016 2:30 PM | Communications 130  (Studio A) CDAR and the Science and Justice Research Center co-present an afternoon-long screening and discussion event exploring themes of critical disability and representations of illness onscreen as well as intersections between physical and national bodies.  Screening followed by discussion with filmmakers Emily Cohen Ibañez (Assistant Director, UCSC […]

Katerina Cizek, “By Any Media Necessary” – Public Lecture and Post-Realism Seminar #11

CDAR and Film + Digital Media Visiting Artist Series presents Katerina Cizek Public Talk Monday January 25, 2016 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) co-sponsored by Porter College and the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence BY ANY MEDIA NECESSARY Two-time Emmy winning Documentary maker Katerina Cizek retraces her tracks in co-creative media-making through the digital […]

Ear as Other: The Sound-Films of Kevin T. Allen

Thursday January 14, 7 PM, Communications 130 (Studio A) This collection of Allen’s super-8mm films highlights his use of expanded sound recording techniques for film. As a means to explore the periphery of sound and representation, of sound and knowledge, Allen often employs wearable binaural devices, hand-built hydrophones and contact microphones in his nonfiction work. In this […]

CDAR co-sponsors screening of “Okinawa: The Afterburn” with Director John Junkerman

Okinawa: The Afterburn (Okinawa Urizun no ame, 沖縄:うりずんの雨) Thursday December 3, 4:30PM. Communications 150, Studio C Q&A with Director John Junkerman to follow the film Introduction by Professor Alan Christy, Department of History Directed by John Junkerman, long-term resident of Japan and Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, the brand-new “Okinawa: The Afterburn” is a sweeping, in-depth look at […]

CDAR Works-in-Progress Series: Arturo “Chico” Pereira with “Donkeyote”

Thursday November 19, 7 PM Work in Progress Screening in Studio A (Communications 130) Followed by discussion and potluck in Communications 139 * Please bring something to eat or drink Manolo leads a simple life in Southern Spain and has two loves in life: his donkey “Gorrion” (“Sparrow”) and the freedom of wandering through Nature. […]