Lucien Castaing-Taylor Screening of “Leviathan” and Post-Realism Seminar #5

Screening and Discussion of  LEVIATHAN (co-directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, 87 min, 2012)   Monday April 21, 2014 7 PM | Communications 150 / Studio C FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Sponsored by Porter College, Film & Digital Media, Center for Documentary Arts and Research, and Anthropology Department One of the most acclaimed films […]

Joshua Oppenheimer Screening of “The Act of Killing” and Post-Realism Seminar #3

THE ACT OF KILLING (director’s cut) Public Screening and Q&A with filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer co-sponsored by Film + Digital Media and Porter College Thursday, January 30, 2014 – 7:30pm – 10:30pm Communications 150 (Studio C) “I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… It is unprecedented in the history […]

Lynne Sachs Screening of “Your Day is My Night” and Post-Realism Seminar #2

YOUR DAY IS MY NIGHT  Monday, November 18, 2013 7 PM | Communications 150 (Studio C) In this provocative, hybrid documentary, the audience joins a present-day household of immigrants living together in a shift-bed apartment in the heart of Chinatown. Seven characters (ages 58-78) play themselves through autobiographical monologues, verité conversations, and theatrical movement pieces. Retired seamstresses […]

Jill Godmilow Screening of “Far From Poland” and Post-Realism Seminar #1

Far From Poland Screening and Discussion with Jill Godmilow co-sponsored by Film + Digital Media Visiting Artist Series Monday April 29, 2013, 6 PM, Communications 150 / Studio C A filmmaker single-handedly dismantles the sinister symmetry of the Cold War while remaking documentary film aesthetics –  combining archival footage, revolutionary tracts, historical reenactments, political satire, […]